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Posts Tagged ‘ Tess Nichol ’

WATCH: Definitely Not Witches at the Fringe Festival

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

Definitely Not Witches is a new Wellington-based improvised comedy group.



Behind the smile, your lattes and lagers can have a human toll

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

TESS NICHOL speaks with some of the capital’s young workers to find out what it’s really like “working hospo.”



Māori students still struggling with stereotypes, racism

Mar 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Student Features

Not enough focus on how Maori are taught, right down to pronouncing names correctly.



‘Knee-jerk’ prisoner voting law damages society, say advocates

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A High Court action has thrown the focus on the law which bans prisoners from voting. Campaigners say the law disconnects prisoners from society when they need to be re-connecting, and there will be consequences. TESS NICHOL reports.



Wellington shoppers leave gift buying until last minute

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians leave shopping to the last minute with many stores only just experiencing a Christmas rush.



Council answers critics of pop-up beach

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council defends its use of almost $20,000 to build a pop-up beach in Civic Square .



WATCH: Library book sale full of bargains

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Twice a year Wellington Central Library sells off old books to make room for new stock. TESS NICHOL finds out what is involved.



Welly Winner still making her mark in the city

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Former Wellingtonian of the Year Ruth Gotlieb is busy as ever four years after officially retiring. TESS NICHOL sits down in her living room for a chat.



Starving kids used in attack ads designed by iwi/kiwi campaign man

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Opinion Partnership has been using billboards and ads to scare voters about Labour-Greens alliance.



Builder puts heart on the pavement in search for true love

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington builder looks for love in unusual places.



National standards don’t reflect student improvement

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

The merit of national standards is still the subject of debate among educators.



Independent cinema still a hit with Wellington audiences

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington cinema managers not worried about a rise in online piracy.



Big crowd challenges candidates on social justice issues

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Greens, Labour, Mana and National candidates and representatives attended Wellington Young Feminist’s forum.



Teams up for ultimate challenge at frisbee world champs

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Two Ultimate Frisbee teams from Wellington have made it to the Wolrd Championships in Italy



Wellingtonians and visitors get excited for FIFA World Cup final

Jul 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Sport

In homes, bars and businesses across greater Wellington, football fans gathered to watch the FIFA World Cup final. The NEWSWIRE TEAM ventured to different venues across the city to cover the event.