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Posts Tagged ‘ Nicole Adamson ’

Kōhanga kids right at home in Wainuiomata where it all began

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Student Features

Parents talk about why they choose Kōhanga Reo for their kids, and about the demand for fluent speakers



WATCH: Helen Henderson is one of Hutt Valley’s local hero

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Lower Hutt is home to the exceptional Kara Hands, a place that’s especially fond of special needs children



WATCH: Rabbit’s tale of survival in the coffee capital.

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Red Rabbit Co Coffee manager Baptiste Kreyder talks about carving out a niche in Wellington.



More homes coming for Hutt, but it may not address the real need

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Hutt Valley residents have the chance on Thursday and Saturday this week to find out about the council’s infill housing proposals. Proponents say it will revitalise a tired inner-city, while others say the type of housing is not what people want. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



Legal highs are on their way back, but public can have their say

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Psychoactive drugs and legal highs are scheduled for a comeback in May 2015. Senior policy advisor at the Wellington City Council Mark Jones says whether we like it or not, the drugs may come back and be sold. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



Aussies break NZ hearts in World Cup indoor cricket in Petone

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.



Obesity trial to spend $3 million through Lower Hutt agencies

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Vulnerable communities target of programme based on Aussie model.



Wellington’s charities and council struggle to manage homeless

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Homeless numbers in Wellington are increasing. NICOLE ADAMSON talks to those dealing with the issue.



Wellington streets not too concerned about election result

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NICOLE ADAMSON and SARAH WILSON hit Wellington streets on election night to talk to voters.



Chris Bishop surrounded by supporters on nerve-wrecking day

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The National candidate for Hutt South nervously awaits the election results at Chappelli’s Bar and Eatery.



Electorate change rattles Mallard, but he is winning social friends

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Longstanding MP skyrockets on the social media popularity scale



PHOTO ESSAY: Shaving for a cause at the Wainui Rugby Club

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Picture story

Premier team members show support a teammate’s wife battling cancer, and NICOLE ADAMSON captures it in photos.



Walker leaving MP life, but she still wants Green valley

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Holly Walker’s politicking focused on lifting party vote in Hutt South electorate. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



Chris Bishop reckons he has youth and a positive message on his side

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National candidate upbeat despite facing practiced campaigner Trevor Mallard.



Hiding breastfeeding in Kiwi culture does not help new mums

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Breastfeeding mum Lucy says Kiwis should understand how tough it is for new mums.



Hutt Repertory Theatre gets nostalgic for its 70th birthday

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Hutt Repertory Theatre members are bringing back one act plays to celebrate.



Bald Wainui rugby heads for local woman with breast cancer

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Showered with support, Sarah Jones* talks openly with NICOLE ADAMSON about being the one in nine with breast cancer.



Lower Hutt residents and landlords are ignoring free insulation

Jul 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Council officers are trying to get the message through about the Warm up New Zealand project offering free home insulation for home owners with eligible tenants. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



New Zealand consumers to benefit more from extended warranties

Jun 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Changes to the Fair Trade Act 1986 positive for consumers purchasing extended warranties.



Behind the scenes of the SPCA

May 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, Student Features

WATCH: The Newswire team goes behind the scenes of the Wellington SPCA’s new centre in Mt Victoria.



New Zealand birthrate slowly declining

May 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealand women seem to be giving birth later in life, is this contributing to the birth rate falling?



PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of a midwife

May 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Picture story, Student Features, Top Picture

A day in life of a midiwfe, following Jill Adamson around as she completes her daily routine in Lower Hutt.



What’s on your mind when you cross the street?

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

WATCH: Wellington City Council’s new Think, Look, Cross campaign will cost rate-payers up to $100,000.



Wainuiomata’s annual ANZAC parade to go ahead

Apr 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Community rallies to make sure the annual ANZAC day parade takes place in Wainuiomata.



Kiwi women told they need to spend more time being gorgeous

Apr 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Features, Latest News

Stylist and motivator Lisa O’Neill talks about how kiwi women need to love their bodies more.



No hair but Wainuiomata teen has a big heart

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

After grieving the loss of a family friend and mentor 15 year old Conan Burt shaved his head for cancer.



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Acting novice lands major role in popular show

Mar 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wainuiomata Little Theatre has a new leading man for its production of Jesus Christ Superstar.



‘Passion’ separates Wellington from the rest say local baristas

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Wellington’s coffee is in the world’s top 10, according to a CNN rating.



Street poll: Minimum wage rise great, but it should be more

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The minimum wage is going up 50 cents to $14.25, and many of those spoken to on the streets of Wellington this week say it should be more. The NEWSWIRE TEAM asked people for views on the rise, and whether it would affect them.