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Posts Tagged ‘ Rugby World Cup ’

More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



Shock rugby result good news all round for Japan

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Rising star Tuitama aiming for U20 World Rugby Championship

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Northern United and Hurricanes Academy player Aukuso Tuitama in NZ Under-20s training group.



Tourist numbers stay up high after the Rugby World Cup surge

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Rugby World Cup drew 100,000 more people to New Zealand, and those numbers haven’t dropped off this year.



Kiwis return from Oz for job and health security

Mar 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Job security and health are two reasons why Kiwis who are not Australian citizens return to New Zealand



Hangover started during cup for Hutt retailers

May 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Business is only now returning from the rugby slump.



Bigger isn’t always better, says growing business

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New boutique hotel not feeling impact of general sales drop.



Wellington cafe unwinds after successful summer

Mar 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Tired Karaka Cafe staff relieved to return to a 40 hour week.



Raranga – art form with career opportunities.

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Steady increase in male weavers in New Zealand each year.



World economy lowers New Zealand wine levels

Mar 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But kiwis are knocking top off cancelled export orders



Waka future Maori showpiece for brand New Zealand

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Pita Sharples says we need to develop brand New Zealand through projects such as Waka Maori, reports CALLUM VALENTINE



Effects of the rugby live on – but not on walls

Dec 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

CBD grafitti down but complaints are up, says council audit.



Cyclists vote early to begin their own race

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Taupo bike race multitudes get their own election booths.



Referendum a hard sell for Electoral Commission

Nov 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Educating voters about the MMP and voting choice a difficult task.



Top nob cops it in pop, rock, punk and hip-hop

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington band takes political satire to new lengths



Wellington bar scene gearing down for a quiet weekend

Oct 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

But some restaurants are hoping for business to lift after a Cup lull, reports ANNA WILLIAMS.



Final World Cup mishap for the Prime Minister

Oct 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fumbled handshakes dog the PM as AB walks right past.



Capital’s Golden Mile turned All Black under grey skies

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington’s CBD came to a standstill as tens of thousands of jubilant fans lauded the world champion All Blacks and their Rugby World Cup.



Web smiles on All Black celebrations

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fans pick up the Cup’s quirky online moments.



Occupy Wellington mixes protest with celebration

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Occupiers offer free face painting, drink and food in Civic Square



RWC collectors’ item proves popular

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

All Blacks stamp sheet went to press moments after the win.



Be Accessible wants to get through the door of NZ businesses

Oct 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

FELIX Cafe sees catering for disabilities as more than just about wheelchair access thanks to Be.Accessible. GRANT ELLEN reports.



Coy council’s creative counting of cup costs

Oct 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Vague tally somewhere between $1.8 million and $70 million.



Eye candy getting plenty of world cup coverage

Oct 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pretty rugby players hogging the camera lens just human nature.



Busker invasion jams city performance space

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Street performance space at a premium on Wellington’s streets.



Tongans do red-faced fans proud in victory

Oct 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Island supporters celebrate historic victory against France



Let’s talk baguettes, frogs legs, snails, parsley, garlic – not rugby

Oct 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Sport

The sense of French rugby betrayal was lost in a pool of alcohol. RODNEY BROWN takes, and gives, some French stick.



AB car flags harder to get than RWC win

Sep 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

You can’t get an All Black car flag for love nor money.



‘Fantastic’, ‘amazing’ is majority view on RWC

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Two weeks into Cup and we’re going brilliantly.



Pumas president gives NZ RWC perfect score

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

And he wants his own country to host tournament one day.



City streets kept safe by round the clock watch

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WalkWise officers working extra shifts during RWC.



Poll majority: ‘We don’t want sign on airport hill’

Sep 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘No sign’ is the best option for Miramar Peninsular hillside.



Blanket Man rates as RWC tourist attraction

Sep 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Council says it wouldn’t dream of exploiting him.



Tango gala raises $7300 for children’s hospital

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians tear up the dance floor at charity tango ball.



Sunny Argentineans melt the sour Scots

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Wild weather, dour Scots can’t dampen Argie spirits.



Wild weather, warm fans greet All Blacks

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story, Sport

Hundreds turn out at airport to see their heroes..



Pricey wine, a cheeky streaker and oh, a little game of rugby

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Opinion, Sport

NewsWire’s ANNA WILLIAMS finds out that our national game is worth checking out, even for the ambivalent rugby watcher.



Eagles sore, but remain undeterred by loss

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Eagles went hungry, Wallabies munch on the leaves of victory.



A capital welcome for Wallabies fans

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Contest winners on a great New Zealand crusade.



Fans go easy on Quade Cooper in Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Supporters offer a variety of players they love to hate.



CCTV can’t see who is whacking cafe windows

Sep 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Memphis Belle has windows smashed four times in five months.



Asian tourism slumps during Rugby World Cup

Sep 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hotel rates drive Asian tourists away during RWC



Cuba Street gypsies stay for Rugby World Cup

Sep 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

City’s enticing vibe started with airport haka for Springboks



Fiji loss to the Springboks didn’t spoil anyone’s weekend

Sep 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News, Sport

NewsWire had reporters, photographers and video-journalists on the streets to record what happened during the latest Rugby World Cup action..



Cup failure could spark depression and violence

Sep 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Experts speculate on aftermath if ABs fail to win.



World cup revelry leaves bubbly reminder

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cleaning detergent out of city’s fountains regular job.



Welsh were robbed, say fans – of both cup teams

Sep 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Wellington streets splashed with colour, passion, rain for game one.



Springbok fans welcome in local Dragon’s den

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Welsh rugby supporters back their boys to beat Boks on Sunday.



End of the line for MP, but not end of her battle for the workers

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

LYNNE Pillay leaves Parliament after three terms this year, but she intends to keep fighting for Labour. JOSHUA HYDE reports.



Popular market open for months of Sundays

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News

“Crazy” days as stallholders cash in on WOW, rugby tourists.



Rugby World Cup will be nightmare for some

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Some Wellingtonians feel the Rugby World Cup is nothing but an intrusion on their lives.

They’re the ones working longer hours, postponing major personal events, sleeping to a chorus of drunken fans or having trouble getting out their front door, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



Wellington all set for RWC motor home invasion

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Free parks laid on at city’s two main public swimming pools.



Begorrah – Springbok eyes will be smilin’

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City’s best-known Irish pub goes Rainbow for a night.



Wellington groups tackle violence during RWC

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sporting stars help to Blow the Whistle on violence.



Ohakune locals backing their all black carrot

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Positive vibes for tourist town icon’s new paint job



Poets to pitch poetry to Rugby World Cup fans

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.



Wellington’s first chance to sip from the Cup

Jul 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, Sport

Roadshow: there’s more to see than the rugby.



Central city gets a scrub-up for the World Cup

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington City Council prepares for the Rugby World Cup.



Rugby cup volunteers turn out in hundreds

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

Cup organisers seek 5000-plus to help at next year’s event.



Ka Mate clothing will welcome and challenge

Nov 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Famous haka inspires designs for Rugby World Cup merchandise.



Cup advice – pack your comfy shoes

Aug 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

RWC organisers want people to walk to matches.



Wellington buses trialling NZ developed ‘green’ diesel

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Four city buses have no black smoke coming out their back ends, all because of a new kind of fuel developed in the Hutt, reports KATE MELZER.



Watch this space for car-parking directions

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An anti-congestion suggestion that came from the mayor.



POLL: Soccer is no real threat to rugby

Jul 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Few think soccer will take over, despite All Whites success.



Hundreds want to help with Rugby Cup

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Cup road show draws big crowd in Lower Hutt.



New campervan sites for Rugby World Cup

Mar 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Campervan tourists can stay on waterfront, at a price.



World Cup free rides may be hollow promise

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

Council’s free transport pledge may prove unrealistic.



Rugby Cup restrictions ‘mad’ say tour operators

Dec 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Govt faces tourism industry wrath over World Cup ad rules.