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More female players becoming professional cricket players. KATENI SAU reports.
Successful merging of alumni and graduate talent likely to be repeated
Kids from the East Porirua area are taking charge of revamping Cannons Creek – KATENI SAU reports.
The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake
clients are demanding more information about the earthquake rating of rental properties. JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.
Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.
Month after month Statistics New Zealand is reporting tourism growth
Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.
More than 50 1932 classic Deuce cars rolled into Martinborough Square
Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake.
ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.
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
NewsWire asks some young people: Should the election be taken seriously?
Want to play politics? Video game reviewer DAN MAGEEAN and fellow journalism student BLAIR MOCKETT delved into election gaming.
Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson explains the US elections, while LAURA BETH KEOWN unravel the mystery with JADE WINTON-LOWE for readers.
The USA’s 57 presidential elections have each had their own character. ANGELA REID explores some of the drama.
Wellington now has its own TopShop and the first 300 people sone bonus spending.
The Melbourne Cup winner gets $6.2 million but could earn even more having fun in retirement.
Here’s the hottest Cup tweets, posts, and pics from social media. LAURA McKEWEN reports.
Melbourne Cup not seen as an issue for problem gamblers. IRELAND HENDRY- TENNENT reports.
How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.
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.
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 […]
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.
14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ
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.
“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
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.
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.
The twice-daily traffic jam outside Raumati Beach School might be getting sorted out after years of public frustration – hopefully this summer. The plan will ease congestion and make the area safer for students. DAN MAGEEAN reports.
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.
Island Bay residents have been given a chance to talk about the $30 million development
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Te Rauparaha Arena is getting behind Porirua kayaker Marty McDowell.
The Wellington Urban Ultra 2k, commonly known as WUU2K, is an ultra-marathon starting in Khandallah and ending at the Mt Victoria lookout.
ZARIUS SAMUEL visits Wellington Zoo to see how it benefits from public support.
Gino Acevedo, Te Auaha ambassador and Weta Digital creative director, with student Orama Fisher made up for the launch. Image, Joanna Piatek; Video, James Lobban
Students and graduates showed off their creative skills for gala launch of $22.5 million centre.
The launch included live performances from the new institute’s programmes, plus speeches from Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry.
Marking clients with custom tattoo art is all part of a day’s work for Katy Hayward in a studio which is also an art gallery. JADE WINTON-LOWE reports.
Advisory groups engaging families are raising Maori and Pacific achievement at Postgate School in Whitby.
ZARIUS SAMUEL reports it is all part of what principal Adam Campbell says involves seeing learning through children’s eyes.