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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.



Latest Melbourne Cup odds from the TAB

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



New Cup winner will earn millions in retirement

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News

The Melbourne Cup winner gets $6.2 million but could earn even more having fun in retirement.



Social media warming up for race day, #MelbourneCup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

Here’s the hottest Cup tweets, posts, and pics from social media. LAURA McKEWEN reports.



Once-a-year punters tell why they love the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

New Zealanders are expected to spend over 10 million dollars on this year’s Melbourne Cup.
A Newswire street poll reveals why they’re so happy to lay their money down on an Aussie horse race.



Three NZ horses in the running for Melbourne Cup glory

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article

Three Kiwi horses are looking to repeat last year’s cup success.ABE LEACH reports.



Our $10 million Melbourne Cup habit no problem

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Melbourne Cup not seen as an issue for problem gamblers. IRELAND HENDRY- TENNENT reports.



A history of the race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.



Kapiti coffee drinkers get flavour added

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Café owner Matthew Payne has made Kapiti the place for his new coffee roasting project after coming from Melbourne to the coast three years ago. DAN MAGEEAN reports.



Live race action here ahead of race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



No wrong way to pick a winner in the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Kropp rates healthy harbour work at top of council achievement

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young councillor sticks to the vow she made when elected at 19.



Perceptions of inequality imported from overseas

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Inequality and public perceptions a paradox

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Wanganui martial arts event a success

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Spending taxpayer dollars for a laugh

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Competition hots up in Bird Of The Year contest

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Wellingtonians skeptical about higher speed limit

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Is it time to rebrand the doggy bag?

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