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He tangata, he tangata, he tangata*

Nov 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

*The people, the people, the people: “You just have to meet the people” is the result of a three-week diversity reporting project undertaken by Whitireia Journalism students.



‘You just have to meet the people’ – beyond mental health stigma

Nov 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Diversity, Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

As New Zealand wakes up to the enormity of the mental health issue, more and more of us are finding the will to tell our stories. The NewsWire team puts people at the heart of the story in a project culminating in this multi-media, interactive long read.



On yer bike!

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



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.



Soup Kitchen invites you to join the whanau at open day

Oct 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Kitchen is highlighting it’s work supporting the homeless.NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



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.



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: Proud students say school haka unites them

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, News

Saint Bernard’s college students say their haka represents who they are. JAYDON TAMARUA reports:



Worksafe weaves basket of safety with te reo app

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

LISTEN: Worksafe’s Te Kete Maruiti app allows workers to engage with te reo. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



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.



Wellingtonians say let Manning in.

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Story

LISTEN: Wellingtonians were asked today whether Chelsea Manning should be let into NZ. NICO HENDRICKS reports on a mostly positive reaction..



Winter blues linger for North Island

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

LISTEN: “South Easterly with teeth” biting into North Island, says Metservice. 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.



Teachers willing to strike again if negotiations fail.

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

LISTEN: Teacher negotiations continue but strike action isn’t off the table. NICO HENDRICKS 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.



A warning for parents about their online behaviour

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

Principal says parents’ behavior online can affect their kids. NICO HENDRICKS 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.



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.



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.



Mixed feelings in the capital about MP’s expense account

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



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



Little-known textile designs of artist Avis Higgs brought to life

May 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Wellington artist may have passed away but her daughter is ensuring her work lives on



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



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.



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



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 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



NZ Festival moves into Te Auaha

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Te Auaha invites creative New Zealanders to share building to help shape the future of Kiwi innovators. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks to marketing co-ordinator Brianne Kerr.



Hairdressing contributes to cosplayer’s artistic work

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

Chloe Syder hopes to use Te Auaha as a creative stepping stone to help pursue an artistic career



New Weltec beauty therapy brings hydrotherapy pod to Te Auaha

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A futuristic pod will be used in training with a new NZQA qualification in NZ



Lower Tory St project attracts people – but not the desired ones

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

The Lower Tory Street project has bought unwanted skateboarders, drunks, homeless and to the area.

NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks to local businesses.



Te Auaha theatres providing creative spaces for Wellington performances

May 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Comedy Fest shows, musical events and more planned to be held in Te Auaha’s theatre spaces



Salvation Army window tells true story of grandmother’s loss

Apr 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Women’s side of the story is represented in Johnsonville’s heartfelt Anzac window display. Susan Bradley was moved by the story of her own great grandmother. COURTNEY DAY reports.



More dead rats and mice on Predator Free Northland’s agenda

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tim Trengrove, from Predator Free Northland, wants traps in every backyard and council help.



Spate of drone issues raises questions about regulation

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Photographer wants drone buyers licenced so because laws penalise responsible professionals



Solway Primary School ex-students gather for 100th party

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School which survived closure threat makes it to centenary with plenty of stories



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington’s most popular market still booming

Apr 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Wellington Harbourside market continues to draw in large crowds. SAMUEL ROBINSON took a look.



St Oran’s girls 2018 dragon boat title all about mental toughness

Apr 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Captain Alyssa Best, coach Alistair McDonald reflect on teamwork and mental strength



NZ launches sexual harm crisis line Monday

Apr 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Eva McGauley gets her wish as Ministry of Social Development set to launch online messaging service. SAMUEL ROBINSON reports.



Garage Project website nominated for the internet’s highest honour

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s creative community recognised in website standing – and you can cast a vote



WATCH: Radio students promote Te Auaha opening with show

Apr 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

ELI HILL reports on a class tasked with producing a show for the opening of their new campus in the heart of Wellington



Cars driven out of lower Tory Street in favour of pedestrians

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

Locals need to get used to leaving cars home as council pushes more laneway projects



Bus and train improvement ideas from capital commuters

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Snapper on all services, bike carriers, lower prices for students, and more bus-only lanes are wanted



Living Wage employees get a pay rise to $20.55 this year

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi’s working for living wage accredited employers will receive and extra 35c an hour from September



Māori voters to choose their roll over the coming months

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Māori electoral option determines which electoral roll they’ll be on for the next two General Elections