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REVIEW: Five women figure out The First Time at Circa Theatre

Jun 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Play a must-see for young New Zealanders for whom life continues to confuse



Celebrants “incredulous” some still negative on same-sex marriage

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Statistics New Zealand says half of same-sex marriages and civil unions for overseas residents



Hutt teenage mums celebrate 20 years of their own school

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Hutt Valley young mums, alumni and staff celebrate 20 years of unique schooling at the Titiro Whakamua teen parent unit. Debbie Whitely, principal and teacher from the very beginning says most schools would wait till their 50th birthday, but Titiro Whakamua is not like other schools. SAPEER MAYRON reports.



Traditional Maori forms re-imagined by artist Darren Ward

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Weltec tutor is using the eel traps of his whanau to inspire creative students. He talks with PATRICK FRENCH.



Game development fast growing New Zealand export

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Creative Kiwis beating Aussies at game development as sector has grown 354% in five years.



Blues legend joins Whitireia music students for master class and gig

Jun 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Chris Cain says musics students are pretty much the same the world over



In search of the Maori journalist in Aotearoa New Zealand

Jun 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Maori are 15 percent of the population but only about eight percent of mainstream newsrooms. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT asks why.



Community Radio goes FM after ticking all ministry boxes

Jun 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

FM radio surfers will now find a diverse range of shows as they dial, with Wellington Access Radio going live this month on 106.1 FM. Depending on the time of day listeners will find the bilingual Maori Matters, InsideOUT Radio from rainbow communities, or Samoa Ala Mai. ALBION HAINES reports.



WATCH: Gareth Morgan addresses students on policies

May 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Multimedia, News

New party gets electioneering opportunity at Victoria University



WATCH: Wellington Access Radio gets new frequency

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Multimedia, News

Wellington Access Radio Station Manager Kristen Paterson talks about the switch to FM frequency and what’s next for the station.



LISTEN: Our native tongue in three homes.

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Māori language is struggling to survive colonisation. JADE WINTON-LOWE talks to three Te Reo speakers.



WATCH: Wellington CBD lit up by Lux Light Festival

May 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Student Features

Wellington’s Lux Light Festival returned to the CBD this year. AIMEE EASTWOOD captures the dazzling artworks and performers.



Porirua principal settles into job where she wants to excite students

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Ragne Maxwell is hoping to revamp the teaching style at Porirua College to get students more engaged in learning. A few months into the job, she sits down with KATENI SAU and talks about her dreams and the actions she intends to take.



Storytellers of the Pacific challenge old societal norms

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, IN DEPTH, Student Features

KATENI SAU explores the challenges of being a Pacific journalist



Wairarapa dams come at a cost says council

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Dams proposed for two for the Wairarapa reservoirs are not finding favour with locals. The community group Wairarapa Water, People before Profits recently held a protest outside Te Papa to raise awareness in Wellington about the dams. Chairman Dave Field says the Greater Wellington Regional Councils’ proposal is going to come at a cost.  



PHOTO ESSAY: Anzacs, and Turks remembered at Strathmore

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Friends who were once enemies 100 years ago gather at Strathmore every year.



PHOTO ESSAY: African Unity celebrated in Wellington

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Reporter SAPEER MAYRON visually captures the essence of African Unity celebrated in Wellington.



Dogs assist those living with epilepsy

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features, Top Picture

Dogs are trained to assist people living with epilepsy thanks to a small New Zealand trust. SHAR DAVIS meets the e-dog lovers.



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for quake city

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Christchurch’s heart is being re-imagined and KATENI SAU took to the streets to capture progress



PHOTO ESSAY: Waitangi Day spent telling tales with rock art puppets

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Puppeteers use rock art inspired puppets to tell the story of Pourangahua.



PHOTO ESSAY: Anzacs, and Turks remembered at Strathmore

May 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Friends who were once enemies 100 years ago gather at Strathmore every year.



This Anzac Day remember World War 1 on film at Nga Taonga

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Animation, 100-year-old newsreels and veterans’ personal recounts on big screen



New Zealanders now have a say in data sharing

Apr 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



WW1 musical film experience comes to Wellington Museum

Apr 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

The Nudge are performing live before showing of film, music commemorating World War 1



Bellevue School is ready ERO report after accelerating students

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bellevue has accelerated the writing ability of male and Maori students.



Collectors, musicians, poets raise money for Rape Crisis

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Thursday 30th March was the street appeal for Wellington Rape Crisis. SAPEER MAYRON met some of the volunteer collectors.



Brooklyn School is using $3.5 million refit to rethink education

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parents in April get their chances to talk about renovating five teaching spaces



Street opera captivates CubaDupa crowd with feathers fly

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Collaboration of professional opera singers, orchestra and circus acrobats



PHOTO ESSAY: Circus, burlesque, belly, drag

Mar 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

Circus, burlesque, belly and drag performers pulled in an audience at Cuba Dupa on Sunday. ALBION HAINES captured the action in pictures.



Porirua’s Aotea College have big basketball boots to fill

Mar 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Team members talk about building on top 4 placing. ANIL GANASON reports.



Wellington Chocolate Factory virtual reality takes you to PNG

Mar 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Chocolate farm run by little birds called the OooEee give people at CubaDupa a treat



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 at CubaDupa . 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.



Wellingtonians walk for women

Mar 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



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.



Wellingtonians are up skilling their Waitangi knowledge.

Feb 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



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.