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Posts Tagged ‘ storm ’

Capital’s new south coast sea walls get their first work-out

Mar 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The latest storm hit the capital’s south coast soon after locals got to take part in The Great Seawall Debate.



Petone locals pitch in to replant sand dunes

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Hutt City Council provided the plants and shovels, and residents provided the muscle to repair storm damage to Petone beach. HOANI HOTENE reports.



Going animal for the animals at charity gig

Jul 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Wellington musicians are flocking to raise money for Wellington Zoo’s animal hospital, reports LIAM MACANDREW.



Marine Centre weathers storm but still needs minor repairs

Jul 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

No one has had a chance to survey the marine reserve, so the storm’s impact on that is uncertain.



Going animal for the animals at charity gig

Jul 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Wellington musicians are flocking to raise money for Wellington Zoo’s animal hospital, reports LIAM MACANDREW.



The day the city nearly closed

Jun 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

NewsWire’s Liam Macandrew and Oren Oaariki went to Wellington’s south coast to report on some of the storm’s worst damage. See their photos in the LEAD STORY.



City’s south coast cops worst of big storm

Jun 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Wellington South Coast residents faced a big clean-up after the biggest storm in decades tore down fences, flooded houses, and ripped apart sections of the road.

They joined city council staff in a bid to clear the coastal road of debris washed in by huge seas overnight. The road was expected to be closed for 24 hours.



History tells us nature can decide balance of power in US elections

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News

Could Hurricane Sandy be the key to the US election? KRISTEN PATERSON looks back at the weather’s effect on poll results.



Candidate walk – but without the candidates

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Election busines comes first for most Porirua candidates.



Water, water everywhere – but nothing to drink in Manila

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

SABRINA DANKEL discovers a Whitireia connection to the devastating typhoon and flood in Manila. She talks to Kaye Jujnovich about the plight of her Filipina friends.



Weathered Wellington’s tale of two slips

Aug 5th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Slips everywhere, but residents stay staunch in teetering homes.