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More than 100 competitors fought it out at a Brazilian jiu jitsu competition in Wanganui on Saturday. Brazilian jiu jitsu is a ground fighting martial art similar to wrestling and judo. Abe Leach explains. Saturday’s event featured men and woman of all ages and skill levels. Grena Waitai, the mother of […]
Mayor K Gurunathan thinks Kapiti doesn’t need its current licencing system for legal highs, as James Malthus reports.
Ireland Hendry-Tennent reports.
Strathmore’s Kahurangi School venue for Wellington City Council event to fix and try out bikes.
The capital city gave over half of what the country raised sponsoring people to sleep rough for the night. SHAR DAVIS joined the event, and spoke to participants.
MARGOT NEAS background the mixed history of the economic growth fund.
14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ
Mayoral hopefuls attack each other over council fund process that led to Singapore Airlines being given $800,000 a year. LAURA KEOWN reports.
Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues
Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.
Wellington dangerously exposed to a local disaster says mayoral hopeful.
“I feel loved and privileged to have been able to work with 15 cultures each day.”
Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares
Tempers flared when Wellington mayoral hopefuls asked for opinions on financial transparency.
Four finalists have been confirmed for a French Memorial to be installed in 2018
Porirua College whanau spent a long time looking for the right principal to build on the legacy Susan Jungerson. This week they welcomed Ragne Maxwell to the role. KATENI SAU reports.
Porirua woman Jessica Lee Groves is a stay-at-home mum and new business owner.
New Zealand journalists keep the profession in “good shape” despite challenges, says an editor of a new book. Barnaby Bennett joined three panelists and over 60 guests to discuss and launch the book, Don’t dream it’s over: Reimagining journalism in Aotearoa. PATRICK FRENCH reports.
Principal thinks NZ should take after British schools with mid-term breaks
Pacific cultures the least likely to be living alone, says Statistics NZ report.
Thirty years after his own Olympics, Tim Logan reflects with ANGELA REID about differences and similarities.
Brooklyn Primary School’s production is currently being workshopped by staff and students.
At the Mt Victoria school kids are comfortable hearing different languages.
After Birkenhead defeat, club tallies cost of high number of away games
Island Bay residents have been given a chance to talk about the $30 million development
The Makery is building a creative craft and DIY community in Miramar
A form of poetry relatively unknown in New Zealand attracted a sell-out crowd in Wellington last weekend.
KATENI SAU meets a team from Holy Family School in Porirua experiencing the spirit of Wellington region’s second annual Sportsfest.
McFadden eyeing up next generation of basketball talent at Sportsfest
Gentleman’s Beans chimney catches fire and stops traffic on the corner of Courtney Place.
Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections
Organisers Partners Porirua happy with launch of initiative and will be back for more
Wellington’s fascination with the new David Jones store was enough for the doors to be closed for a short time because of opening day crowds.
Store management introduced NewsWire’s PATRICK FRENCH to one of the company’s new local employees, retail assistant Molly Brain (19) to talk about the experience.
New David Jones store attracts Wellington crowds, but Kirkcaldie and Stains has not been forgotten.
Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting will be part of the new Te Auaha centre of applied creativity in the heart of Wellington. JOANNA PIATEK’s images capture the future.
Hawkes Bay gym Peak Fitness encourages exercise to honor memory of local inspiration
Te Aro’s crime rates don’t stop citizens from feeling safe in their city, but JADE WINTON-LOWE find they still want more CCTV cameras.
Food trucks are on the rise and but many of them are more hazardous than we think.
Drought major driver behind fluctuating sheep fortunes reflected in Statistics NZ numbers
New Zealand visitor numbers are up and small towns are reaping small rewards.
The five-day market was a huge success, attracting over 16,500 on the first night alone.
The event allows Wellington’s most stylish to trade old clothing among themselves.
The road to new beginnings for Christchurch after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
Victoria University graduates paraded thought the city during graduation week two weeks ago.
Wellington musician Sam Manzanza keeps African music alive.
Blood donation saves lives and only 4% of eligible donors donate. Do you save lives?
Cancer Society fundraiser Junk Free June returns to the capital this month.
The Porirua food truck night market is held on the last Thursday of the month.
The New Zealand Blood Service needs more plasma donors.
Fewer Kiwis were able to buy houses in 2013 compared to 186, but they are still trying
The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.