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.
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Wellington City Council has funded a workshop where people can learn how to fix their own bikes. SHAR DAVIS reports.
After years of argument the contentious Curtis St rezoning has been signed off by Wellington council.
Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’
Moggli is chipped and ready to be adopted at the SPCA, which has been in the middle of a microchipping and desexing frenzy thanks to a big discount. SHAR DAVIS reports.
LEEDS STREET is one of Wellington’s little laneways tucked away in the city’s Te Aro precinct. Andrew Johnsen reports on its revitalisation.
The French Ambassador speaks to hundreds of people in Wellington’s Civic Square this week. EMMA MOODY captured the emotional vigil marking the Paris terrorist attack.
Fair, Intelligent Transport wants to to educate the public on issues and solutions.
A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]
Public and staff enjoy healthier surroundings after three months of work.
Kiwi Syrians Sunil Matloub and Feras Aslan happy the New Zealand Government is taking in more refugees. VIRGINIA FALLON reports that Wellington has room for the newcomers.
WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]
THE man who lit up Wellington’s 150th birthday is excited about the creative possibilities of the new polytechnic arts and performance centre on Cuba Street. Construction has just began following a ceremony led by Te Ati Awa iwi in late August. EMMA MOODY reports.
Porirua schools are part of the spend-up on electronics through smart use of grants and funding.
A new year was supposed to bring an upgraded commuter cycleway to Island Bay, but politics and red tape have cast doubt overthe project. After receiving the go-ahead at the beginning of December, behind-the-scenes politiking has resulted in another meeting in February likely. YC LEE reports.
Childhood memory inspires the winner of the people’s choice award in the capital’s display awards.
Wellington City Council defends its use of almost $20,000 to build a pop-up beach in Civic Square .
Wellington council’s Accessiblity Advisory Group says more parks are great, but increase the fines.
Commemorations kick off in Wellington to mark 100 years since New Zealand soldiers left to fight in WW1.
Nominations are open for new members, and the outgoing group has recommended to Wellington City Council that the number of seats be increased to 19 so smaller Pacific Island groups are represented. JULIE TAYLOR reports.
Soon solar panels could be powering the local school thanks to the fair’s fundraising.
The latest storm hit the capital’s south coast soon after locals got to take part in The Great Seawall Debate.
Wellington’s waterfront will be lined with crazy costumes on Monday for the annual event.
Khan will have to deal with female Star Trek leads and picnic baskets in the park.
As he prepares to tackle the climate change portfolio in 2014, new Wellington City Councillor David Lee intends to address the role from an economic perspective, instead of environmental. He talks to JULIE TAYLOR.
Newswire took to the streets to see what Wellington thinks of not refreshing Christmas decorations.
A council project has brightened up Berhampore and Newtown with designs and painting by local kids.
Moroccan chef Abdelghani El Adraoui has always dreamed of writing his own cookbook and finally has one. He talks to KHALID AHMED about what inspired him.
A hilltop site in Melrose has been described as Wellington’s best kept secret garden.
Northern Ward’s Malcolm Sparrow believes amalgamation will help address issues such as jobs.
Residents will have to find other ways to dispose of inorganic rubbish as council drops annual events.
Natural Burials site at Makara now four times the size thanks to Wellington City Council.
Wellington City Council are looking to develop more apps for the city’s parks.
Six new councillors sitting around re-elected Wellington city Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s table.
The early feed from the twittersphere begins to reveal both election winners and losers.
Local businesses say they are looking for the new council to actively address problems with the CBD.
Mayoral candidate Nicola Young wants to see Wellington get it’s buzz back. JOHANNA CLELAND reports.
Mayoral incumbent says rates housing, traffic, jobs as important items on her agenda.
Karunanidhi Muthu believes Wellington region’s population would be better served by one council.
Johnsonville meeting brings out 50 voters to ask candidates questions
Taken from work-sites all over the city, traffic cones are appearing in unreachable locations. PAUL ORDISH reports.
The Khandallah community held an event to celebrate its library’s diamond jubilee – and keeping the opening hours in a budget cut battle with council. YONG-CHOO LEE reports.
Pigeons have been residing on Cuba Street for sometime, but now they are dining in our cafés.
A group of Brooklynites are making Polhill Reserve a more pleasant place for the whole community.
There have been no deaths along the Golden Mile since last year, but pedestrians are still jaywalking, reports SHARN CROSSLING.
Flyover opponents grateful for international support from England’s cricket supporters.
Wellington locals break out their best moves at Cuban-style dance lessons on the waterfront on Valentine’s Day.
Another round of Wellington City Council funding is under way for public artists and performers.
Future of Vogelmorn Hall brighter thanks to Facebook and a boost in use by local community.
In Lipmann St, Mt Victoria, odd residents a treated more evenly than others.
Spring visitors enjoy safer tropical glass house in the heart of Wellington’s Botanic Gardens.
Street upgrade only one of the reasons new outlets are opening.
Wellington marks Japan and NZ relations in classic style
Many Wellington central areas at risk from falling masonry.
Tourists surveyed say they wouldn’t complain.
ICT graduates critical to economic strategy, say submissions.
Wellington council fixes long-lost reserve zoning error.
But must prove its financial sustainability.
Council not sure if it fell victim to its graffiti cleanup staff.
Rugby World Cup gives Who Are You campaign impetus
Two young women say the cup has brought a “seedy vibe” to city.
But Neighbourhood Support says it merely adds to what’s there.
New business may have to leave valley if mediation drags on.
But if they push for more parks they might end up having to pay.
New route opening Sunday includes concession for cyclists.
Search for a safer Mt Vic tunnel hasn’t hit bedrock yet.
Ngaio girls offer their opinion on Silverstream playground upgrade.
City council approves Breaker Bay and Point Dorset makeover.
Suburban pokie machines to be limited, but not in central city.
Keep eye on ball with sister-city opportunities, says councillor.
Councillors to state business interests on public register.