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Posts Tagged ‘ RWC ’

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



Capital labelled less safe, more seedy during cup

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

Two young women say the cup has brought a “seedy vibe” to city.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Kiwis splurged on travel while dollar was strong

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Visitor numbers up even before Rugby World Cup.



Wallabies wounded, wary, after reality check

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Media reports focus on how the Aussies will respond against USA.



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



A Capital night on the town through the ambos’ eyes

Sep 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

NewsWire’s ANGIE MILLS spends a Saturday night out with the Wellington Free Ambulance street triage team in Courtenay Place.



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..



Boutique is nailing its rugby world cup support

Sep 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Nail polish art lets fans show who they’re backing.



How’s this for real Kiwi passion, says Leo

Sep 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chance French remark leads to big RWC display.



A taste of South African barbie during world cup

Sep 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Hotel fires up braii to feed Bok supporters and educate locals.



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’s number two facilities are mostly number one

Sep 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

RWC fans will be relieved to know our bar and restaurant toilets are generally safe – although there are exceptions, report CHRISTINE LINNELL and NICK GRAY.



Capital gets its game face on for the Rugby World Cup

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Picture story

The NewsWire team has been on the streets of Wellington taking photos of the growing rugby fever.



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.



Understanding Ka Mate – how a chief’s escape led to the All Blacks

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

VIDEO: Ngati Toa, owners of Ka mate, have agreed with the NZ Rugby Union over its continued use by the All Blacks. JOSIE GLASSON tells the story of the haka.



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.