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Posts Tagged ‘ Victoria University ’

Robotics team wins big in international competition

Oct 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

University robot rolls into the winner’s circle at international competition. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



LISTEN: Victoria University celebrates Maori Language Week

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students write on wall to practice te reo Māori. BONNIE MOSEN reports:



Devices OK in Victoria University’s lecture halls

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Devices should be encouraged in classes according to lecturer. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



Students rally for more mental health dollars

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Hundreds of students rallied outside parliament today for mental health



Gun-toting teacher has lived the good life in Masterton

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Semi-retired teacher has seen it all in classrooms across the globe. SALLY HEMING talks to the woman of many talents.



Climate change more than a three year challenge

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Henson Retrospectacle stars to spend time with capital creative students

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A select number of creative tertiary students from Wellington will be putting on makeup and lighting up the lights for the inaugural New Zealand Institute of Applied Creativity Te Auaha Talks. SARAH McMULLAN reports.



Corrections move to cut ever increasing re-offending rates

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



PHOTO ESSAY: Notes from the Darkest Times

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story

The 2017 Kristallnacht Memorial Concert was captured by photographer SAPEER MAYRON at the St James Theatre last month.



Tribute concert to mark the night of broken glass

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



Art eases exam stress for local students

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

A new art gallery showcasing work done by students from the Victoria University’s art club opened yesterday.



Students win battle over bus fares

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

  Students are celebrating the success of their lobbying efforts, following a massive drop in public transport fares yesterday. The Greater Wellington Regional Council voted 12 to one to drop fares for students and disabled people. The move comes after the Victoria University Students Association gathered nearly 2000 submissions to take to the council on […]



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



Dance studio one of many affected by campus sale

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Fiona Haines Dance Academy will lose out if the Karori campus land is sold.



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.



Suffrage Day with a woman leader as Ardern visits Victoria University

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

124 years since women gained the franchise, Ardern encourages students at Victoria University to vote



What’s stopping young voters?

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular, News



Where are women in politics? Not at Victoria University debate

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The Parties Youth Wing debate at Victoria University had representatives from all the parties on campus, but one group was notably absence – women. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports on a meeting where even the Trump comedian bit off more than he could chew.



WATCH: Gareth Morgan addresses students on policies

May 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Multimedia, News

New party gets electioneering opportunity at Victoria University



Newlands resident wins business and Parliament trust prize

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Holly Blackler (22) used Questions Time as the top of her winning essay



Students being asked to Check Yourself as tertiary year begins

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The words “Check Yourself” will be in the face of young people from this week, on everything from bus backs to bar toilet doors and social media. ANGELA REID reports on a campaign partnership between council, police and tertiary institutions.



Hopes unique podcast series will spark conversations

Jan 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Trump’s policies tipped to push up inflation

Jan 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Story

Kiwis are speculating about the impact the Donald trump presidency will have here.

Victoria University’s Jon Johansson fears Trump’s plans to increase infrastructure spending and increase tax cuts, will have a flow-on effect.

LAURA KEOWN reports.



Victoria University Marae celebrates 30 years

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



American elections 101 with a political scientist and a podcast

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson explains the US elections, while LAURA BETH KEOWN unravel the mystery with JADE WINTON-LOWE for readers.



Coach plans competitive tournament for university

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Student-friendly candidate needed, says discount campaigner

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares



Scholarship opens door at University of Cambridge

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Victoria university graduates strut their stuff

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Victoria University graduates paraded thought the city during graduation week two weeks ago.



WATCH: Animals help stressed students

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Baby animals ease exam nerves in students ease exam stress at Victoria University.



Karori public meeting to talk about empty teacher campus

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26



Maori unlikely to bother with flag vote based on history

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

ENROLMENTS for the second flag vote close on Wednesday , and while there has been a push for enrolments, history suggests Maori will be under-represented. About 27 per cent of all voters from the seven Maori electorates cast their vote last year. EMMA MOODY reports.



Former refugees know how fleeing Syrians are feeling

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Two Wellingtonions, who came to New Zealand as refugees, share their perspectives with DOMINIC GODFREY.



Short story award winner publishes first novel

Sep 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Award winning short story writer, Sue Orr, publishes her first novel with help from the characters in her head. Clemetine Smart caught up with the author to find out more.



Council happy to know students are aware of The Pack app for partying

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Survey shows app designed to keep students safe is still on their minds – even if they do not use it.



Work to be done at grass roots in fight against bullying

Mar 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Lisa Gembitsky is leaving her Konfident Kidz programme. She reflects on her work with AMANDA CARRINGTON.



Pannett juggles environment and development

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Development issues facing Wellington city are a challenge for a councillor holding key positions.



Bringing te reo back to life – three takes on te reo

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Most Popular, News, Student Features

HAYLEY GASTMEIER speaks to three Kiwis helping to revitalise te reo Māori after more than 150 years of decline.



Safety and freedom a Wellington drawcard for international students

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Universities, Polytechnics, training providers and schools in aiming to double international numbers.



Next stop Samoa for Upper Hutt student traveller

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After visiting 10 countries, Jess Thompson is looking forward to making Samoa her eleventh.



New novel gives Iraqi people a human face

Nov 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kate Carty’s book Run Thomas Run follows an Iraqi family living in fear under Saddam Husain’s regime.



Students offer passionate election messages at Victoria University

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.



Homelessness and living costs for students dominate housing debate

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.



18th century violins centre stage in lunchtime concert

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

Concert showcases a couple of rare violins.



Fundraiser for her dog blows away Ailsa as Wellingtonians give $1400

Aug 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Ailsa Lipscombe’s chronic pain is being helped as she edges toward the $20,000 she needs.



Squeezed Victoria students say new science space overdue

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

University investment in science facilities excites students and staff.



‘Nurdle’ pollution hits beaches, wildlife

Jul 10th, 2014 | By | Category: IN DEPTH, News, Top Picture

Clean up volunteers are finding small plastic balls washed up on Wellington beaches and experts say they are likely to be harming marine life. FINN RAINGER reports.



OE tales told in new play opening in capital

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A new play by rookie writer and director Chris Swney puts the spotlight on the Kiwi backpacker experience. STEVEN READ reports. IMAGES: Josh Price.



Students want co-ordinated response to sex assaults

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Lead Story, News

Ongoing sex assaults prompt student call for safer pathways around Wellington city.



Sam Duff wins top Whitireia Journalism award

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

Whitireia Journalism School Diploma students celebrate the end of their course.



Migrant volunteers to be recognised for their work in capital

Mar 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

New migrants will celebrate their volunteering achievements in a special awards ceremony this week. ANNEKA PAUL reports on how volunteering has connected the recent arrivals to their new home.



Capital bike fans want European cycleways through Newtown

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Plans for a safe cycle-way network through the southern suburbs will be revealed at the Newtown Residents’ Association community meeting in Newtown on March 17. FINN RAINGER reports.



Students nail it with their own furniture exhibition

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victoria University School of Architecture and Design students show their creations from 300 hours of work.



Beyond the hijab: Living as a Muslim female in Wellington

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Living in Wellington is a daily celebration of culture for three Muslim university students. BETHANY PEARSON reports.



Superhuman Trek attack forecast for Frank Kitts Park

Jan 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Khan will have to deal with female Star Trek leads and picnic baskets in the park.



Mathematics a thing of beauty for Victoria University’s Dr Whittle

Dec 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Professor is drawn to the beauty and aesthetic appeal of maths, rather than its usefulness.



Olympics the dream for refereeing couple wedded to basketball

Dec 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Iranian basketball referees Fatemeh Fazel and Rouhi Maher enjoy officiating together as a married couple.



Research project a time machine for pre-European Maori

Nov 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victoria University is taking a garden back in time, using it to research pre-European New Zealand.



Political name a winner

Nov 6th, 2013 | By | Category: News

SHARING his name with a former prime minister could be a sign of the future for Tawa teenager Jack Marshall. Mr Marshall, 19, was last month elected to the Tawa Community Board, but said he had barely heard of the country’s former leader until recently. “I asked my Mum whether that was a deciding factor […]



Voters and candidates split about online voting in future

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Local body elections, News

VOTERS and candidates at Wellington City Council today were evenly divided on the possibility of online voting in future elections.

LIAM MACANDREW and ELLIOT PARKER spoke to some of them during last minute voting this morning.



Labour pledges good news for Living Wage campaigner

Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

LIVING Wage Aotearoa tries to stay apolitical, but has welcomed the issue’s entry into the Labour leadership battle of the past week. Organisers also know where to buy their bread now after a Miramar bakery pledges support. KHALID AHMED.



Victoria researcher and team solve 40-year-old maths problem

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

A Victoria University professor is part of a team that have finally cracked a problem posed in 1970.



Visionary Architect’s last word on post-quake design

Aug 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News

After recent rumblings, a timely earthquake themed lecture was presented at Victoria University.



Vic Uni buys a music label to add to its creative businesses

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Victoria University expects its purchase of a record label to give students a richer arts experience. BETHANY PEARSON attends a celebration concert to hear about the deal.



Model students gather for a model United Nations conference

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A mini United Nations has been meeting in Wellington. CHRIS WILLIAMS talks to the movers and shakers.



Maungaraki readiness check satisfies community leader

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local association chair Rick Mooney says residents are stocking up kits and water.



Wellingtonians told to stay out of city centre on Monday

Jul 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

GNS Science says there could be up to nine magnitude 5.0 or greater events in the next week.



Invincible Wellington rugby team inspired by loss of teammate

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

The Bergs – (Victoria) Old Boys University club – have just won their eleventh straight game.



Malaysian games at Vic Uni helping community

Jul 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Playing sports in the hijab is no problem for New Zealand’s Malaysian students, reports BETHANY PEARSON.



Booming film industry good news for film and TV students

Jun 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The New Zealand screen industry made more than $3 billion last year, and Wellington earned its cut.



Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.

A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.



Young age groups more likely to feel lonely, says study

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Survey will be used to help health experts prepare for issues arising from loneliness.



Student world cup still $2000 away for young league player

May 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

With work, study and training Bernard Gregorius has no time to set up big fundraising projects.



Wellingtonians would pay more for electronics to ensure safe recycling

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council to vote on e-waste recycling proposal calling on government to legislate.



Campus students and staff become the butt of new smoking ban

May 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victoria University has introduced new regulations banning smoking on campus grounds.



Four rejections motivated Tongan scholarship winner

Mar 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘It was like winning the lottery’, says new Victoria University student Sione Hapa.



Saint Michaels to give charities more than a fair deal

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

Bargain hunters urged to be early for Kelburn’s version of “Black Friday” – on Saturday



Capital newcomers welcomed at Welly 101

Mar 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Newcomers to Wellington are welcome to “settle, find work and stay”



Aro Valley residents rally to save town belt

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

RESIDENTS are angry that council town belt land positioned in Aro Valley is deemed to have “low recreational and ecological values”.

JAMES PAUL talks to Aro Valley resident’s who are concerned changes to the town belt could lead to unwanted buildings in the area.