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Te Auaha director gets first taste of student talent at CubaDupa

Mar 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Te Auaha creative hub’s new director Victoria Spackman ONZM got a taste of her new job on the weekend when students performed at CubaDupa. Spackman is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most influential business women. She speaks to SHAR DAVIS.



Renard the Fox wows CubaDupa

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular, News

Professional performers and Whitireia students take opera to the streets this weekend for CupaDupa 2017



Zeal showcasing up-and-coming talent during Cuba Dupa

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

MISHAP among an evening of emerging talent at Wellington Festival



Te Auaha building stage showcases talent converging in 2018

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Musicians, dancers, poetry, DJs, circus, Maori and Pacific performerss, stage and screen on show



Festival-goers get a visual taste of chocolate thanks to VR

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowds lined up today to experience a virtual ride through chocolate at Cuba Dupa today



Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks about her favourites.

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

NewsWire’s Tayla Quinn and Ulrike Lykke talk to Cuba Dupa 2017 communications manager Brianne Kerr



NewsWire gets low-down on Cuba Dupa 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks to NewsWire about the festival.



Family festival gives kids their own interactive space

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Crowds of kids and parents converged on their very own part of Cuba Dupa Festival 2017



WATCH: Cuba Dupa gets its own beer for 2017 festival

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: Jade Winton-Lowe gets tasting notes for the Garage Project beer brewed for the occasion.



Teapot racing takes over Wellington

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Teapot racing is part of the action at CupaDupa 2017 in the middle of Wellington. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



CubaDupa circus, burlesque, belly and drag performers take over bar

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The circus is coming to Eva Beva on Sunday with a variety of artists, including a college student.



CubaDupa artists ready to make a noise

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

The noise has already begun about CubaDupa this weekend. La Cymbalobylette by French group Dynamogene showcased their mobile and musical street theatre show on Thursday.



Does New Zealand have a rape culture? Views from the street

Mar 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Rape culture has been in the news following social media posts and filming of female teachers by college students.

NEWSWIRE TEAM took to the streets of Wellington to ask people if they thought the country had a rape culture.



Rape culture: ‘No means no’

Mar 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire team members AIMEE EASTWOOD and SAPEER MAYRON attended the protest against rape culture at Parliament and spoke to some of the participants.



Hundreds of thousands to be spent celebrating NZ ‘discovery’ by Cook

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Comedians and other artists challenge 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing in 2019



Kiwis to get a say on how their data is shared

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellingtonians ‘bold for change’

Mar 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Women use #beboldforchange to rally the world. AIMEE EASTWOOD focuses on capital marchers.



PHOTO ESSAY: Women march for equality and human rights

Mar 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians this week showed support for International Women’s Day.



Students being asked to Check Yourself as tertiary year begins

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The words “Check Yourself” will be in the face of young people from this week, on everything from bus backs to bar toilet doors and social media. ANGELA REID reports on a campaign partnership between council, police and tertiary institutions.



Trans-Tasman partnership good for dragon boat festival

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Organisers hope Wellington’s annual Dragon Boat Festival will benefit from a Trans –Tasman partnership JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Wellingtonians invited to check out local parks

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Wellington’s play spaces under review

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Olympian’s life remembered in a unique way

Feb 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Indigenous languages to be put under the spotlight

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Kapiti expressway good news for the environment

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Festival makes it easy for artists on the Fringe

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

Fringe artists say they’re thankful for the platform that the popular New Zealand Fringe festival offers.



Adult playgrounds could soon be a thing

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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Jade winton-lowe reports.



WATCH: New citizens welcomed at Waitangi celebrations

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

New citizens were treated to pōwhiri and kai before Porirua’s Waitangi Day festival.



WATCH: Free fluro and fun at Wellington’s Go By Bike Day

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

There were plenty of fluorescent jackets and shorts at Wellington’s Queens Wharf today.



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Child abuse, poverty, housing, prisons show NZ ‘off track’

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Salvation Army recognise government financial management, but the ledger is not balanced.



New Kiwis celebrate Waitangi with 2000 other New Zealanders

Feb 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Government House hosted a citizenship ceremony and the Bledisloe Garden Reception



Grass roots initiative promotes recycling

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

An international recycling initiative will make its first appearance in Wellington this weekend. Boomerang Bags is a community project which involves people attending a working bee and using donated fabric to make environmentally friendly bags. This weekend will see them cutting and sorting the donated material. Boomerang Bags organiser Pippila Ya says those attending will […]



WATCH: Team Wellington face title challenge

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Sport

Everyone at Team Wellington knows they have to keep working hard if they want to finish the regular season in first place.



Footballers ready for Champions League campaign

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Champions League battle pits old against new

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach



Public told not to take plants from Botanic gardens

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The medicinal history of Wellington plants are up for discussion on the Pills, Potions, Poisons, and Plants guided walk.



Holocaust Remembrance Day marked in NZ

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Fat Freddys drop in for free Lower Hutt festival

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Fat Freddys Drop headline act at Lower Hutt’s Te Rā o te Raukura festival .



No quick fix for Kaikoura rail link

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Stars to align on Wellington in future

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Good crowds predicted for Blackcaps and Proteas

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Marlborough full of praise for rail workers

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



New Space for free bike repairs

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: New Bike Space gets Wellington rolling

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Five bike mechanics are offering free help with repairs from a shop in a cosmic blue container on Marion Street.



Trump’s policies tipped to push up inflation

Jan 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Story

Kiwis are speculating about the impact the Donald trump presidency will have here.

Victoria University’s Jon Johansson fears Trump’s plans to increase infrastructure spending and increase tax cuts, will have a flow-on effect.

LAURA KEOWN reports.



Housing major topic at capital summit

Dec 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Art alumni and graduates combine to celebrate 30 years for Whitireia

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Successful merging of alumni and graduate talent likely to be repeated



WATCH: Kitten Inn is inundated with kittens and they’re unsure why

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Uncategorized

Numbers are double last year despite de-sexing initiatives



Kids take charge of Porirua’s newest community project

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kids from the East Porirua area are taking charge of revamping Cannons Creek – KATENI SAU reports.



New league a boost for girls cricket

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake



PHOTO ESSAY: A quake damaged city of fences and demolition

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians are getting a small taste of disruption, as these photos show



Earthquake rattles Wellington renters

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

clients are demanding more information about the earthquake rating of rental properties. JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



WATCH: Fashion with a conscience

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Local designer Jessie Wong creates leather bags and accessories with a focus on environmental responsibilities.



Foreign players adding flavour to capital club rugby competition

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

The regular imports to Wellington this year include 20 from Japanese rugby competitions.



PHOTO ESSAY: Whitireia cooking students test their skills

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.



Comedian Alexander Sparrow isn’t hanging up his Trump wig just yet

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The election, and the shows, may be over, but the gags may keep coming.



Post-quake focus of Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.



Dirty politics won’t fly in New Zealand

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Housing and inequality likely election issues

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Cemetery cleanup for Spanish Flu victims

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



The contributions of people with disabilities acknowledged

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Post- Brexit Brits are keeping calm and not fleeing to NZ after all

Dec 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story

In the weeks after Britain voted to leave the European Union on June 23 , New Zealand was told to prepare for a British invasion. But Statistics New Zealand figures tell a different story. CHRIS VISSER reports.



Kiwis flying more than ever, but they are avoiding some places

Nov 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Statistics New Zealand report shows Kiwis are travelling more but not to the same places they once did. However fewer are going to traditionally glamourous holiday destinations Vanuatu, Paris and Italy. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Deuce lovers roll into wine country for the weekend

Nov 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

More than 50 1932 classic Deuce cars rolled into Martinborough Square



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



Quake damage displaces Wellingtonians

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



US Elections: How the world is watching

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.



Blind leading the blind to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.



NZ journalists cover US elections over social media channels

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

ROSALIE STONYER-LINN keeps an eye on what NZ journalists are talking about on US election day.



Our man on the ground in Los Angeles – Leon Gurevitch

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Associate Prof. Leon Gurevitch from Victoria University is in Los Angeles providing a rolling taste of US election day with MARGOT NEAS.



Top Ticket to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A woman today may be in the most powerful position in world politics. MARGO NEAS and SHAR DAVIS look at what it has taken to break down barriers. IMAGE: Margot Neas



Should we be taking the U.S elections seriously?

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NewsWire asks some young people: Should the election be taken seriously?



Clinton already has two votes recorded in Auckland

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Two Auckland-based women and Democrat supporters back their woman



Playing the 2016 US Presidential election

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Want to play politics? Video game reviewer DAN MAGEEAN and fellow journalism student BLAIR MOCKETT delved into election gaming.



American elections 101 with a political scientist and a podcast

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson explains the US elections, while LAURA BETH KEOWN unravel the mystery with JADE WINTON-LOWE for readers.



US presidential vote follows long line of election drama

Nov 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

The USA’s 57 presidential elections have each had their own character. ANGELA REID explores some of the drama.



Capital Topshoppers camp out overnight for prize scramble

Nov 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington now has its own TopShop and the first 300 people sone bonus spending.