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Posts Tagged ‘ Sam Duff ’

New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



PHOTO ESSAY: Tongariro Crossing brings out walkers

Mar 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Day trek takes between six and eight hours, and is one of New Zealand’s nine great walks.



Sore feet to support young people

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, News

WHELDON Curzon-Hobson will walk 180 kilometres around Wellington and then to Palmerston North this month to help change the lives of young people. Mr Curzon-Hobson, 45, said the purpose of the walk was for young people to share inspirational stories with him. “I meet a whole lot of young people in our area who are […]



Exciting season for North Wellington badminton

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News, Sport

Wellington badminton club earns silver medal at NZ champs.



Police focus on frontline with new response manager

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

20-year veteran joins Porirua city police.



Inspiring Whitby teacher honoured with award

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

Sara Watchorn was runnerup in the Most Inspiring Teacher awards.



Driveway safety record a ‘national shame’

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

Housing Minister Nick Smith says almost 500 state houses need improved driveway safety.



Porirua shows little concern over super-city

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

Super-city doesn’t seem to worry Porirua residents.



Facebookers seeing giraffes after Kiwi’s riddle challenge goes viral

Nov 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A New Zealander is astonished at having begun a trend that has international media seeking him out.



Titans finish season on a high

Oct 30th, 2013 | By | Category: News, Sport

THE Titan’s football team rounded off a successful season by winning their grade at the John McCartney invitational tournament this month. The 11th grade Western Suburbs team beat Ellerslie 6-0 in the final. Coach Dean Eagar said the players were thrilled with the win against a highly regarded side. “The team wanted to beat the […]



Student horror film breaks new ground

Oct 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, News

THE Blair Witch Project and TV2 programme 20/20 have inspired three Porirua students to create their own horror film. Budding Aotea College film-maker Corey Fuimaono was joined by classmates Shea McBride and Danny Bultitude to create The Botanical Hanging Tree. Fuimaono said the mockumentary film was based around a news show and two paranormal investigators. […]



Skilled and qualified refugees stacking shelves at supermarkets

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

It can be hard settling in to a new culture, especially getting a job. SAM DUFF looks at services that smooth the way for refugees.



Porirua mayor wants a vibrant city, to attract new business

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Leggett feels as passionate about Porirua as the day he first decided to stand for mayor.



Mayoral hopeful Collins would throw out Porirua’s $18m face-lift

Sep 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Brian Collins says the majority of ratepayers will get no benefit from Saatchi plan which will see the city centre marketed as distinct quarters. SAM DUFF talks to one of the three mayoral contenders about why he is standing.



Porirua Mayor Leggett accused of putting his career above his city

Aug 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Incumbent Porirua mayor denies using the chains of office just to pull himself up into Parliament, although the idea has support in Porirua. SAM DUFF reports.



Porirua mayoral candidate nostalgic for harbour’s better days

Aug 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Yvonne Carroll used to be able to walk out, dig her foot down and dig up a couple of cockles.



Porirua deals with frayed nerves and demand for supplies

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Civil Defence pushes “Get Ready” message as it sells 28 of its 200 litre water containers



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.



Time-lapse photos and music bring New Zealand landscapes to life

Jul 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

New Pataka exhibition combines 2D and 3D technology with electronic music.