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Wellington has a two-stage living wage plan, says the man charged with overseeing the process
Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’
Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.
Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake.
Wellington CBD was all but deserted today as residents respected the council’s request to avoid the area so that buildings could be checked for damage by experts. SHAR DAVIS reports.
ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.
Wellington now has its own TopShop and the first 300 people sone bonus spending.
From Island Bay to Plimmerton over 140 groups are fighting for coolest little pest free capital
Young councillor sticks to the vow she made when elected at 19.
More than 100 rats caught since the community project began three months ago
Strathmore’s Kahurangi School venue for Wellington City Council event to fix and try out bikes.
The capital city gave over half of what the country raised sponsoring people to sleep rough for the night. SHAR DAVIS joined the event, and spoke to participants.
Scrapping the council’s “slush fund” would deal a blow to Wellington’s arts and culture activity, says long-time councillor and mayoral candidate Andy Foster. He talks to ANGELA REID about the role in plays in the cultural capital.
MARGOT NEAS background the mixed history of the economic growth fund.
Candidates say postal voting has done its dash. But voters also need to take responsibility. CHRIS VISSER reports
14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ
Figures show 50 people are sleeping rough in capital. What are the mayoral options? SALLY MUYOMA reports
Mayoral hopefuls attack each other over council fund process that led to Singapore Airlines being given $800,000 a year. LAURA KEOWN reports.
Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues
Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.
Wellington dangerously exposed to a local disaster says mayoral hopeful.
Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares
Tempers flared when Wellington mayoral hopefuls asked for opinions on financial transparency.
Wellington city councillors should be shut away together for a weekend to thrash things out, according to a candidate for the Eastern Ward. ANGELLA REID reports on a candidates meeting in Hataitai.
New Zealand journalists keep the profession in “good shape” despite challenges, says an editor of a new book. Barnaby Bennett joined three panelists and over 60 guests to discuss and launch the book, Don’t dream it’s over: Reimagining journalism in Aotearoa. PATRICK FRENCH reports.
A meeting tonight will give the Karori community a say on the future of the vacant Victoria University campus.
Residents have their say at Love The Bay Community Space, and in series of workshops
Houghton Valley Enviro School adds cycling to its environmental repertoire.
Island Bay residents have been given a chance to talk about the $30 million development
KATENI SAU meets a team from Holy Family School in Porirua experiencing the spirit of Wellington region’s second annual Sportsfest.
McFadden eyeing up next generation of basketball talent at Sportsfest
Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections
Wellington’s fascination with the new David Jones store was enough for the doors to be closed for a short time because of opening day crowds.
Store management introduced NewsWire’s PATRICK FRENCH to one of the company’s new local employees, retail assistant Molly Brain (19) to talk about the experience.
New David Jones store attracts Wellington crowds, but Kirkcaldie and Stains has not been forgotten.
Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting will be part of the new Te Auaha centre of applied creativity in the heart of Wellington. JOANNA PIATEK’s images capture the future.
Te Aro’s crime rates don’t stop citizens from feeling safe in their city, but JADE WINTON-LOWE find they still want more CCTV cameras.
Food trucks are on the rise and but many of them are more hazardous than we think.
New Zealand visitor numbers are up and small towns are reaping small rewards.
The five-day market was a huge success, attracting over 16,500 on the first night alone.
The event allows Wellington’s most stylish to trade old clothing among themselves.
Cancer Society fundraiser Junk Free June returns to the capital this month.
The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.
The Wellington Urban Ultra 2k, commonly known as WUU2K, is an ultra-marathon starting in Khandallah and ending at the Mt Victoria lookout.
New Zealand Institute of Applied Creativity will brings together more than 1000 students each year in one creative space on the corner of Cuba and Dixon streets, Wellington. James Lobban (video), Larissa Toelupe (interview) and Colin Engelbrecht (story) report.
Gino Acevedo, Te Auaha ambassador and Weta Digital creative director, with student Orama Fisher made up for the launch. Image, Joanna Piatek; Video, James Lobban
Students and graduates showed off their creative skills for gala launch of $22.5 million centre.
The launch included live performances from the new institute’s programmes, plus speeches from Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry.
NewsWire.co.nz graduate and student reporters covered the event live.
An abandoned looking Ako Pai Marae on Victoria University’s campus typifies the value that locals see in the former education facilities.
AMY MCEWEN reports on local reaction and the meeting.
With 2016 another local body election year, Wellington’s Nicola Young is making her second tilt for the capital’s mayoralty. DOMINIC GODFREY reports.
Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.
The green buses now have active audio surveillance on board to record incidents.
Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House
The idea of doing away with the decile system for rating schools has found favour with a school which has had to fight against the inequities of the current system.
Tayla Shortland reports on Te Aro School’s battle.
University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26
Design to incorporate art and structural qualities from different cultural groups.
With local body elections this year, and talk of mergers going on, what do Porirua people say?
Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.
Boulevard of Dreams a promenade performance through the streets of Wellington during Cuba Dupa.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations