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Posts Tagged ‘ Otaki ’

Communities proud of bilingual status, but say it’s not a race

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

WATCH: there is debate about which community was the first in the country to be bilingual.

But as NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT found when she visited Otaki, it is all about community, not competition.



Porirua school triumphs at kapa haka competition

Jul 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

Te Rauparaha Arena erupts into a crowd Kamate haka for Te Kura Maori o Porirua.



Bikers face rain and danger to honour old friend

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News, Sport

A race held in Otaki showed the enjoyment and friendly competition of cyclists around NZ.



Otaki church in $200,000 fundraising target

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Building project planned to increase community work.



Free Otaki health fair attracts hearty turn-out

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Otaki community gets clean bill of health from medical professionals.



Free Maori legal advice service keeps on growing

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Community Law Centre aims to fill a gap in Wellington.



Cruelty free cat-walk will help stray felines

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Models strut their stuff for Wellington cat colonies.



Mowing lawns earns whitebaiting lesson

Nov 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Swapping skills is more fun than earning money.



Commercial building keeps Kapiti ticking over

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Value of coast work jumps 60% amid a nationwide decline.



Kapiti candidate sick of scouring district fixing bashed billboards

Jul 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Billboard vandalism led one councillor to pull out of the main race this election. TANYA WOOD reports from the campaign trail.



Challengers of 2007 return in bid to topple Kapiti mayor

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

ALICE PETRIE surveys the field of would-be Kapiti district mayors, including one-term incumbent Jenny Rowan.



Kapiti pays the price for saving water

Jul 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council will offer interest free loans for water tanks.



Kapiti Coasters expected to turn out to vote on hot issues

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Hotly debated issues should see more Kapiti Coasters voting, reports TANYA WOOD.



Kapiti Coast local government electors have 27 posts to fill

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

This year sees more candidates standing for more than one position, reports TANYA WOOD.



Teacher inspires winning Shakespeare streak

May 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kapiti College makes it four finals in a row with Siobhan Malley



Helicopter crash stuns Otaki Anzac crowd

Apr 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The rain didn’t fall on this parade as soldiers remembered



Favourite journalism tutor bids her farewell

Dec 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Queenie Rikihana reminisces about time at Cuba St campus.



Whanganui’s Laws strikes again with meds jibe

Sep 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mayor Michael Laws fires off more insulting correspondence.



New heritage trail launched at Kapiti

Aug 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pipi Trail takes in 13 historic sites and highlights Otaki history,



Maria Collier and her kete of knowledge

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Features, Latest News

How learning happens at Te-Wananga-o-Raukawa.



Wananga learning creates a family culture

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

All sorts of shapes can fit in at Te Wananga o Raukawa.



Wananga revives dying art of weaving

Jan 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Weaving success owed to Te Wananga-o-Raukawa.



No quick fix for Otaki lakes weed invasion

Dec 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Boaties have to clear weed before they can go fishing and boating.



SLIDESHOW: Wananga walk-about

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Meet the people of Te Wananga-o-Raukawa in Otaki and learn about the history of the wananga buildings.



What’d you do election night? I reported…

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Our students recount election night reporting experiences.



Otaki no longer country’s most marginal seat

Nov 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Nathan Guy beats Darren Hughes in National trend.