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Posts Tagged ‘ Thomas Croskery ’

Prison reform raises hope of 1989 report’s “habilitation” idea

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

JustSpeak and veteran justice campaigner Moana Jackson excited by prisons review



Top lawyer backs plans for review commission

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wrongful convictions will get a separate appeal option under new Government’s justice policy.



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington hosts Diwali Festival of the Lights

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Traditional Indian festival lights up Wellington waterfront. THOMAS CROSKERY captures the event in photos.



Wellingtonians face high cost of quake repairs

Nov 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Inner-city residents face high costs for quake strengthening, but most should have a plan in place.



WATCH: Wellington Cable Car notches up a milestone

Nov 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellington’s Cable Car has been hauling people up up to Kelburn for 115 years. Thomas Croskery reports.



Building owners can bank on council to stop bits falling on people

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Developer Richard Burrell scolded Wellington City councillors for considering loaning money to building owners to stop masonry and parappets falling off – but they voted for the plan. THOMAS CROSKERY reports from the council City Strategy Committee meeting.



Locals endorse expressway as Peka Peka to Otaki stretch starts

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals turn out to hear expressway plans at Te Horo meeting, and economic benefits are being hailed



Government gets climate change message

Nov 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington’s trolley buses rolled out of service last week despite pleas to keep them. A desire for carbon neutral public transport fueled a demonstration outside Unity Books on Willis Street. Around fifty Wellingtonians attended the protest where local transport activist Roland Sapsford called on the new government to prove its commitment to halting climate change. […]



Region plans get shake up as new emergency plans rolled out

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As the one year anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake approaches, Wellington Regional Emergency Management is schooling locals up on new hubs.

THOMAS CROSKERY reports on one of the meetings in Karori.



Busy Councillor steps up to fill vacancy

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Housing affordability, community housing, rentals and wet house project in Council’s sights.



Council makes appointments to fill Eagle’s vacancy

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Council is Wellington’s biggest landlord and Dawson intends to support tenants



New leadership for student legal advocacy group

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Environment, community key for the next generation of leaders of a student legal advocacy group



Climate change promise all rhetoric say trolley bus fans

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals farewell trolley buses amid calls for sustainable transport.



Chinese speakers surge thanks to schools support

Oct 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis’ need for Chinese language, cultural knowledge underlined amid growth of Mandarin in schools



Wellington City Council hopeful fighting for early Christmas present

Oct 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour candidate acknowledges hard fight in race for Eagle’s old council seat.



National’s Ohariu candidate confident

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



WATCH: Inside a National Party function as the vote count begins

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

Newswire Journalist Thomas Croskery is at a National Party Function as the vote count begins.



Ardern on the campaign trail at Vic Uni

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story



WATCH: Performers, mayor switch on capital’s new creative campus

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Circus, dance, music, Māori and Pacific performers turn on lights for Te Auaha ahead of opening in 2018.



WATCH: Advance voting gets underway

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Electoral Commission opens 485 advance voting booths around the country



Campaign chair says Labour not getting ahead of itself

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour leads National for the first time in 12 years of polls, but Twyford cautious



Unionism and trade deals on the political agenda for business leaders

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Businesses discuss parties’ employment, trade policies at election breakfast



Thousands in action for capital SportsFest

Aug 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Picture story, Sport

NewsWire Team joined thousands Wellington region primary students to capture some of the activity.