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WATCH: Cats Protection League needs your help

Oct 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cashless society is bad news for Cats Protection League. COURTNEY DAY reports:



PHOTO ESSAY: Colourful crossing opened

Oct 15th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

A colourful street party marks the official opening of Wellington’s new rainbow crossing. MOLLY HANCOCK documents the occasion.



LISTEN: Ratepayers likely to foot the bill for waterfront vandalism

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

The Mayor says ratepayers may pay part of the repair billfor the Len Lye sculpture as NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Wellington expecting bumper cruise ship season

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

The cruise ship season has started and it’s going to bring Wellington a record breaking number of ships. Between October 2nd and April 22nd, 110 cruise ships are expected to visit Wellington. Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Spokesman David Perks says tourists on board the cruise ships want to enjoy the Wellington experience and to […]



LISTEN: WOW windfall good for Wellington

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

60 000 guests expected in town for fashion event. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Connection key to mental health

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: Travelers assured over electronic border searches

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Customs says regular travelers shouldn’t fear electronic searches. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



NZ’s favourite bird competition takes flight

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: The Bird of the year competition has taken off. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: The Rainbow Warrior tour sails into the capital

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

The Greenpeace flagship is here to promote their next campaign MOLLY HANCOCK reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Master showcases skills for Chinese Language Week

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The event attracted an enthusiastic but small crowd at the National Library , as COURTNEY DAY documents.



Four car crash on Western Hutt Road

Sep 28th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: Police attended the scene of a collision near Lower Hutt earlier today. MOLLY HANCOCK reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Tulip Sunday festival celebrates Dutch culture

Sep 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Annual tulip event attracts thousands. COURTNEY DAY documents.



LISTEN: Victoria University celebrates Maori Language Week

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students write on wall to practice te reo Māori. BONNIE MOSEN reports:



LISTEN: Machine learning teaches humans in Te Reo app

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kupu helps you learn te reo using your phone camera. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Māori Anglican church in Otaki one of a kind

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The church is one of few to run Sunday services in two languages. COURTNEY DAY documents.



Māori music celebration a good end to Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The night at a Newtown bar involved songs from Te Kupu and Amba Holly. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Immersion strengthens Otari students’ Te Reo

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

LISTEN: A Kaiako at Otari School says culture is important for learning. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Free nappy initiative may be coming to Wellington

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Plunket are hoping to expand their project to more communities in NZ – and Wellington may be next. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Food truck smokes other contestants out of competition

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Radio News

LISTEN:The best burger in Wellington is flipped in a food truck. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT reports.



Spring storm causes headaches for travellers

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

A spring storm disrupted flights and ferries on Tuesday. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Bus fallout affects Brooklyn library users

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Recent bus changes impact on Brooklyn Library users. Nikita Rawnsley Wratt reports.



Improved respiratory health behind bike challenge

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellingtonians are being encouraged to raise awareness for people with respiratory conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Attitude change needed to slash suicide rate

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

LISTEN: A change in attitude seen as answer to suicide problem. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Council backs calls for changes to the litter laws

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Local Government New Zealand want to make it easier to charge people. COURTNEY DAY reports.



LISTEN: Vegan cuisine features at Wellington On A Plate

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellington On A Plate features a number of vegan dishes this year. MOLLY HANCOCK reports.



Kiwi goat milk formula has export potential

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Simple solution to stay safe online

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

LISTEN: Netsafe CEO has some simple tips for online safety. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Teachers spell it out

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

MOLLY HANCOCK captures the signs and slogans of the Wellington teachers strike.



LISTEN: Teachers talk of further strike action at rally

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Radio News, Uncategorized

Striking teachers say they’re happy to strike again if demands aren’t met. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.



WATCH: Teachers walk the talk for better conditions.

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Teachers took their message to parliament today after a passionate rally at the stadium. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Striking Wellington teachers up the anti on pay demands

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: More action promised if teachers strike falls on deaf ears

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Primary school teachers are talking tough as they rally in their thousands for improved conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports:



New winter energy payment not for everyone

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: The $20 payment is to help reduce heating costs throughout the winter.



Bus chaos needs an apology says regional councillor

Aug 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Story, Multimedia, News

LISTEN: It’s not only commuters who are fed up with Wellington’s new bus system.

Wellington Regional Councillor Sue Kedgley is calling for an apology from her own team. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



New Zealander unfazed by Indonesian quake

Aug 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Multimedia, News



WATCH: Kitten season takes over SPCA in Wellington

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kitten season in Wellington is ending, which causes a bigger demand for foster careers



Online versus in-store fine balance for The Mews partners

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Domestic online retail sales are growing at a faster pace than international, but all is not lost for in-store retail. JULIA STEEL reports.



WATCH: Zoo fights plastic for World Environment Day

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Over 700 marine species are affected by plastic in our oceans. Courtney Day finds out how Wellington Zoo raises awareness.



Increasing numbers of Kiwis leave for Asia a longer-term trend

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

People are departing New Zealand for overseas in the largest numbers since 2014 and Asia is increasingly attractive. NZ China Friendship national president Dave Bromwich talks to SAM ROBINSON about the trend of younger Kiwis moving to China for business opportunities.



PHOTO ESSAY: A taste of France in capital

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The Renault French Festival’s French Village brought European expats, tourists and Kiwi Francophiles together. JULIA STEEL had a taste.



PHOTO ESSAY: UP Fitness puts a new spin on working out

Jun 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

Wellington exercise studio Up Fitness uses spices up the traditional workout. Newswire reporter Molly Hancock takes a look.



Sculpture a solstice sacrifice in Wellington

Jun 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

A Balinese inspired harpy demon will be burned on Wellington’s Wairepo Lagoon this evening to celebrate the Winter Solstice. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



WATCH: From supermarket shelf to someone in need

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Kaibosh saves supermarket and cafe food for struggling communities. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



WATCH: Wellington becoming city of long white clouds

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington’s emergent vaping culture may have been fuelled by the city’s fondness for food and drink.



WATCH: Wellington’s Last Post ceremony coming to an end

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

As the 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day approaches, Last Post Ceremony draws to an end. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



WATCH: Daily Last Post ends in November

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The daily Last Post ceremonies at Pukeahu end in November this year as the 100 year anniversary of WWI’s end approaches. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Life after pro skateboarding includes helping next generation

Jun 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington IT worker and skateboarding advocate Chris Wood lived every skating boy’s dream. He talks to ANDREW BEVIN



Wainuiomata Hill’s Shared Path project worth wait for mayor

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Lower Hutt Mayor excited about safety for walkers and cyclists up Wainui Hill. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Black Grace Dance is students’ amazing grace

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Black Grace provides workshops for Maori and Pacific dance classes at Te Auaha. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks with founder Neil Ieremia. Image: NICHOLAS HENDRICKS



Silverstream 1st XV lose co-captain but coach has talent to call on

May 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Coach Tim Mannix and co-captain Josh Southall talk to ZACHARY GRAHAM as their rugby season starts



Black Grace dancers try out Te Auaha – and scout talent

May 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Neil Ieremia’s newest work will be shown in Porirua before touring the world. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.



New cakery in Johnsonville makes diet friendly desserts

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The humble cakery customises cakes everyone can enjoy.  BONNIE MOSEN takes a look.



Local portrait artists going strong a decade on

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The portrait group which meets in Karori welcomes all artists, and talks to JULIA STEEL.



Going to dark places for a theatre career all part of the training

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greer Samuel took audience, including dad, to dark places as abused child in lead role at BATS Theatre.



Charitable Pick Me Up returns to Wellington and promises free coffee.

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Mission’s winter appeal with a caffeinated boost for low income families. SAM ROBINSON reports.



Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



NZ Music Month timely for computer musician’s first album

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lower Hutt musician grew up with piano and guitar and is now playing the computer



Blues music for lunch the first of regular student music in city

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Auaha musicians held their first Wednesday gig today, the first of many open to the public



Plummeting towards earth in a plane makes Muriel think

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A flight from London to Auckland nearly ended in disaster. COURTNEY DAY sits down with a woman who was on the plane.



Kia ora! Kia ora! Mahna! Mahna! – The Muppets take Wellington

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Muppet mania marches on Wellington. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



Blind worried public transport pets may spook guide dogs

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As pet dogs take to public transport, disability assistance dog handlers fear poorly behaved animals.

BONNIE MOSEN talks with trainers of guide dogs and officials about the issue.



Whanau hope Whale Rider may swim home thanks to new doco

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Artefact makers hope to connect taonga physically, and in hearts and minds. LEAH TEBBUT reports



Wellington soaks up new production facilities at Te Auaha

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Two new theatres full of mix of professional and student performances. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.



Pro football vlogger from the US at home playing for Waterside Karori

May 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

US pro footballer Matt Sheldon has 170,000 YoutTube followers. NIC ORR reports.



Jazz musician Mark Wilson turns 50 in his beloved Queenstown

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Blind Queenstown musician reflects on life, love, and music at 50 with BONNIE MOSEN



Tuakana/Our Tutors brings the art of creative teachers to life

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An artist’s body twisted into typefaces will accompany carving and jewellery at Te Auaha’s second exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase the work of tutors from Whitireia and WelTec’s creative programmes at the gallery on Dixon Street. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Teedubs dream big after weekend win

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Coach alarmed by amount of injury time

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Council serves warning over earthquake work

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

After winning a court case against a company that didn’t comply with earthquake restrengthening orders the Lower Hutt City Council is making enforcement more urgent.



Artist has an eye for painting pets

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Macular degeneration almost blinded Susan Bradley – now she gets to bring cats to life artistically. She talks with COURTNEY DAY about her inspiration.



From Cut Throat London to the barbering chairs of Wellington

May 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The barbershop is all about the atmosphere, Te Auaha barbering tutor Daimon Johnson tells NIC ORR



Folau unlikely to be banned from entering NZ

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will likely be able to enter the country despite saying gay people were destined to go to hell.



More parks mean safer cyclists

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

State highway 2 just got a whole lot safer for cyclists.



Team Wellington unfazed by Fiji final

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Hurricanes prepare for physical battle

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

The Hurricanes have made five changes ahead of their grudge match against the Lions in Wellington on Saturday.



New arena for Wellington on the cards

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

A new 12,000 seat arena is on the cards for central Wellington.



Teedubs fighting fit for finals footy

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Concussion recovery Linked with mental health

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



New Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



Fund-razoring for blood cancer support in heart of Wellington

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

People have their heads shaved in shop window to raise money and awareness for leukaemia, blood