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Posts Tagged ‘ Wellington City Council ’

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.



Kaikoura quake, flexible work behind Wellington region property trend

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Working from home and living outside the city centre are boosting the property market thanks to CBD property issues.

ANDREW BEVIN reports.



Wellington’s free ambulance service celebrates milestone

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

For the last 90 years the Wellington Ambulance Service has provided free ambulance care across the region.



Conservation week marked with passion

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington DOC ranger Lee Barry is excited by efforts being made during conservation week 2017.



Parking solution fails to hit the mark in Miramar

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Moves to curb suburb’s parking problems unpopular

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Popular beaches tackle sand drift

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Two popular Oriental Bay beaches are closed this week while sand drift issues are adressed.



Conservation Week test throws up positive result

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

It seems the majority of us can tell the difference between a native plant and a weed.



WATCH: Arrests at weapons expo

Oct 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Police have arrested a number of protesters outside Westpac Stadium for blocking a roadway leading into a weapons expo. BLAIR MOCKETT reports.



Youth key to Labour’s campaign- Brian Dawson

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

Youth participation is key says a Wellington City Councillor. The rise of Jacinda Ardern has bought calls of a “youthquake” in New Zealand politics. Brian Dawson says that the youth participation in this election has been higher than ever for Labour.



WATCH: Election Day ticks still popular with voters in Rongotai

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

WATCH: Despite the increased number of early voters, convenience and tradition were among the reasons why Rongotai voters waited for Election Day to hit the polls. Voting booths are open until 7pm today. BRONTE WILSON reports.



WATCH: Locals have their says on Oriental Bay cycleway idea

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellington City Council to consult on cycle lane in iconic bay



Wellington Lions grounded despite record win

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular



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



Suicide brings to tears the most staunch-looking

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Jacinda Ardern was not the only one brought to tears by the sight of 606 pairs of shoes



The election’s this Saturday – too bad the world’s going to explode

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News

Will Saturday’s election will be the cause of our destruction? ELIJAH HILL reports.



U-report voicing young New Zealanders political opinions

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Radio News

UNICEF’s U-report is helping young New Zealanders voice their opinions on political issues with the election just over a week away.



WATCH: Lighting up Te Auaha

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The lights are on at Wellington’s new creative institute. BRONTE WILSON reports on the celebration for the building which will host Whitireia and Weltec students from 2018.



Big yellow container showcases new creative educational institute

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity building Dixon St being prepared to open in 2018



WATCH: Māori Language Week kicks off with Wellington parade

Sep 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

WATCH: Yesterday Stacey Morrison helped launch Māori Language Week in Wellington, with thousands marching to support Te Reo. BRONTE WILSON captured the action.



First time candidate enjoying election race

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



LISTEN: Politicians ponder polls in election with many twists

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

While they will often clash on policy, Labour and National share common ground on the importance of polls.

THOMAS AIREY talks to Wellington electorate opponents Grant Robertson and Nicola Willis.



WATCH: Going Shopping? BYO Boomerang Bag

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: A chance for you to learn to sew, and save the environment during your lunch break



WATCH: Students take Little Shop of Horrors to the stage

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Musical Theatre students at Whitireia Polytechnic Performing Arts are gearing up for opening night.



WATCH: Issues left unaddressed at Rongotai candidates meeting

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Voters left in dark after only two questions from the crowd were answered.



Ohariu candidates confident in the face of latest polls

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington electorate candidates talk up their chances wth Dunne gone



Labour’s Ohariu man still has work to do

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Policy trumps personality at a capital candidates’ meeting – just

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

Newswire poses the question “How important is personality in your preffered Prime Minister?”



Wellington principal opposes National policy

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story



Fire breaks out in multi-storey Wellington CBD building

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Early morning chaos in city centre as air conditioning billows smoke



Bernard chooses Gareth Morgan over a movie

Sep 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

TOP is doing things differently in the political landscape. ELIJAH HILL tries to read the topography at a party event.



Paparangi School’s 50th anniversary time for celebration

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Past students coming from as far away as England for the community milestone



Rediscover art in print with art publications at Enjoy Gallery

Aug 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Art publications up to 10 years old are getting their own show



Wet inside and outside Aro Valley Hall for candidates meeting

Aug 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Water pistols spray candidates, and rain wet spectators for the iconic local election debate.



Fergusson girls take to SportsFest court

Aug 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Sport, Top Picture

Fergusson Intermediate students from Trentham were among thousands of Wellington regional children at city venues for SportsFest. ELIJAH HILL reports.



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.



Beneficiaries and Maori being hit hardest by rises in living costs

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Student Features

Statistics New Zealand has released a report showing the rising costs of tobacco and rent is affecting New Zealand’s poorest, particularly Maori and beneficiaries. AIMEE EASTWOOD investigates.



Wellington city’s brightest shine at awards

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Student Features, Top Picture

Wellington most influential citizens line up with their Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards. AIMEE EASTWOOD talked to three of the recipients.



Wairarapa dams come at a cost says council

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

Dams proposed for two for the Wairarapa reservoirs are not finding favour with locals. The community group Wairarapa Water, People before Profits recently held a protest outside Te Papa to raise awareness in Wellington about the dams. Chairman Dave Field says the Greater Wellington Regional Councils’ proposal is going to come at a cost.  



PHOTO ESSAY: Anzacs, and Turks remembered at Strathmore

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Friends who were once enemies 100 years ago gather at Strathmore every year.



PHOTO ESSAY: Civic Square Sculptures Walk

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Civic Square is a hub of sculptures and artwork. ANIL GANASON visually captures the Civil Square Sculpture walk.



PHOTO ESSAY: African Unity celebrated in Wellington

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Reporter SAPEER MAYRON visually captures the essence of African Unity celebrated in Wellington.



PHOTO ESSAY: Anzacs, and Turks remembered at Strathmore

May 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Friends who were once enemies 100 years ago gather at Strathmore every year.



New Zealanders now have a say in data sharing

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

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Collectors, musicians, poets raise money for Rape Crisis

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Thursday 30th March was the street appeal for Wellington Rape Crisis. SAPEER MAYRON met some of the volunteer collectors.



Brooklyn School is using $3.5 million refit to rethink education

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parents in April get their chances to talk about renovating five teaching spaces



Street opera captivates CubaDupa crowd with feathers fly

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Collaboration of professional opera singers, orchestra and circus acrobats



Wellington Chocolate Factory virtual reality takes you to PNG

Mar 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Chocolate farm run by little birds called the OooEee give people at CubaDupa a treat



Te Auaha director gets first taste of student talent at CubaDupa

Mar 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Te Auaha creative hub’s new director Victoria Spackman ONZM got a taste of her new job on the weekend at CubaDupa . She speaks to SHAR DAVIS.



Renard the Fox wows CubaDupa

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular, News

Professional performers and Whitireia students take opera to the streets this weekend for CupaDupa 2017



Zeal showcasing up-and-coming talent during Cuba Dupa

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

MISHAP among an evening of emerging talent at Wellington Festival



Te Auaha building stage showcases talent converging in 2018

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Musicians, dancers, poetry, DJs, circus, Maori and Pacific performerss, stage and screen on show



Festival-goers get a visual taste of chocolate thanks to VR

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowds lined up today to experience a virtual ride through chocolate at Cuba Dupa today



Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks about her favourites.

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

NewsWire’s Tayla Quinn and Ulrike Lykke talk to Cuba Dupa 2017 communications manager Brianne Kerr



NewsWire gets low-down on Cuba Dupa 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks to NewsWire about the festival.



WATCH: Cuba Dupa gets its own beer for 2017 festival

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: Jade Winton-Lowe gets tasting notes for the Garage Project beer brewed for the occasion.



Teapot racing takes over Wellington

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Teapot racing is part of the action at CupaDupa 2017 in the middle of Wellington. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



CubaDupa artists ready to make a noise

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

The noise has already begun about CubaDupa this weekend. La Cymbalobylette by French group Dynamogene showcased their mobile and musical street theatre show on Thursday.



Rape culture: ‘No means no’

Mar 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire team members AIMEE EASTWOOD and SAPEER MAYRON attended the protest against rape culture at Parliament and spoke to some of the participants.



Kiwis to get a say on how their data is shared

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



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.



Trans-Tasman partnership good for dragon boat festival

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Organisers hope Wellington’s annual Dragon Boat Festival will benefit from a Trans –Tasman partnership JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Wellingtonians invited to check out local parks

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Olympian’s life remembered in a unique way

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

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Indigenous languages to be put under the spotlight

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Kapiti expressway good news for the environment

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Adult playgrounds could soon be a thing

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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Jade winton-lowe reports.



WATCH: Free fluro and fun at Wellington’s Go By Bike Day

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

There were plenty of fluorescent jackets and shorts at Wellington’s Queens Wharf today.



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Grass roots initiative promotes recycling

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

An international recycling initiative will make its first appearance in Wellington this weekend. Boomerang Bags is a community project which involves people attending a working bee and using donated fabric to make environmentally friendly bags. This weekend will see them cutting and sorting the donated material. Boomerang Bags organiser Pippila Ya says those attending will […]



Public told not to take plants from Botanic gardens

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

The medicinal history of Wellington plants are up for discussion on the Pills, Potions, Poisons, and Plants guided walk.



Stars to align on Wellington in future

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



Good crowds predicted for Blackcaps and Proteas

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



New Space for free bike repairs

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: New Bike Space gets Wellington rolling

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Five bike mechanics are offering free help with repairs from a shop in a cosmic blue container on Marion Street.



Smokefree Wellington by 2025 a pro-active, not punitive approach

Dec 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The councillor charged with keeping the smokefree process moving has softly-softly approach



Housing major topic at capital summit

Dec 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



New councillor has plans set out to move living wage forward

Dec 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington has a two-stage living wage plan, says the man charged with overseeing the process



No divide between church and state for Brian Dawson

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’



PHOTO ESSAY: Whitireia cooking students test their skills

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Kapiti campus students prepare for a function to test their culinary skills. DAN MAGEEAN spent the day documenting the process.