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Posts Tagged ‘ Wellington City Council ’

WATCH: Whitireia students 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.



Cemetery cleanup for Spanish Flu victims

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



The contributions of people with disabilities acknowledged

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



Wellington CBD an earthquake ghost town as the clean-up begins

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

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.



Quake damage displaces Wellingtonians

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



US Elections: How the world is watching

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

ANGELA REID and PATRICK FRENCH follow news from all over the world covering the US elections.



Capital Topshoppers camp out overnight for prize scramble

Nov 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington now has its own TopShop and the first 300 people sone bonus spending.



Pest Free Capital – Wellington well on the way to beating rodents

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

From Island Bay to Plimmerton over 140 groups are fighting for coolest little pest free capital



Kropp rates healthy harbour work at top of council achievement

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young councillor sticks to the vow she made when elected at 19.



Students bring class comedy to the stage

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Spending taxpayer dollars for a laugh

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Is it time to rebrand the doggy bag?

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



Rats reign of Wilton coming to an end thanks to trapping programme

Oct 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More than 100 rats caught since the community project began three months ago



DIY library offers tools not books

Oct 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Aro Valley murals get a make over

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



A call for new council to adopt a housing first policy

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



Party ties create accountability

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



Free Bike FixUp enticing people to dust off their cycles

Oct 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Strathmore’s Kahurangi School venue for Wellington City Council event to fix and try out bikes.



Wellington has deep pockets and big heart

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

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.



Questions for wannabe mayors in run-up to election

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Arts and culture hit if capital ‘slush fund’ axed, says Foster

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



Secret Singapore deal latest in mixed history for growth fund

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Local body elections, News

MARGOT NEAS background the mixed history of the economic growth fund.



Do young people know what to do with an envelope?

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Candidates say postal voting has done its dash. But voters also need to take responsibility. CHRIS VISSER reports



Deputy Mayor on defensive over airline subsidy

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular



Couch, cardboard or car – sleeping rough for others

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ



LISTEN: Mayoral candidates split on fixing homeless issue

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Figures show 50 people are sleeping rough in capital. What are the mayoral options? SALLY MUYOMA reports



Council processes under fire in mayoral debate

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Mayoral hopefuls attack each other over council fund process that led to Singapore Airlines being given $800,000 a year. LAURA KEOWN reports.



Homelessness and housing an increasing issue for Wellington

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues



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.



Nick Leggett has new reservoir at top of his wish list

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

Wellington dangerously exposed to a local disaster says mayoral hopeful.



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



Lester throws council CEO “under bus” says mayoral rival

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Lead Story, News

Tempers flared when Wellington mayoral hopefuls asked for opinions on financial transparency.



Council candidates challenged on collaborating as leaders

Sep 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

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.



Support for WOF’s on local rentals

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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WW1 battle commemorated in Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Karori wants vacant campus kept for community use

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



Journalism’s challenges and opportunities on the table in new book

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



City cafe packed for meet the candidates meeting

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Community gets a say on future of Karori campus

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

A meeting tonight will give the Karori community a say on the future of the vacant Victoria University campus.



Spreading the love in Island Bay with first community workshop

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Residents have their say at Love The Bay Community Space, and in series of workshops



The kids are green and fit at Houghton Valley School

Sep 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Houghton Valley Enviro School adds cycling to its environmental repertoire.



Young people support lock out rules for bars

Sep 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Social media key to youth involvement in local body poll

Sep 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Erskine College revamp may add 1000 traffic movements daily

Aug 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Island Bay residents have been given a chance to talk about the $30 million development



Volleyball teaches more than winning or losing

Aug 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

KATENI SAU meets a team from Holy Family School in Porirua experiencing the spirit of Wellington region’s second annual Sportsfest.



Nine-year-olds should start student-athlete journey says coach

Aug 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

McFadden eyeing up next generation of basketball talent at Sportsfest



Street poll: Wellington has a heart, and so should councils

Aug 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections



David Jones wows crowd and employee

Jul 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



Kirks fans reluctantly give new David Jones store the thumbs up

Jul 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New David Jones store attracts Wellington crowds, but Kirkcaldie and Stains has not been forgotten.



Te Auaha new home for creative capital

Jul 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story, Top Picture

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.



Prevention Is key for Te Aro to change crime stats say locals

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

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.



Mobile eating may not be such a green idea

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Food trucks are on the rise and but many of them are more hazardous than we think.



Pukekohe benefitting from tourist ‘spillover’ through summer

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

New Zealand visitor numbers are up and small towns are reaping small rewards.



Wellington Noodle Market 2016 takes East to waterfront

Jun 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The five-day market was a huge success, attracting over 16,500 on the first night alone.



Swapportunity shop turns rags into riches

Jun 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The event allows Wellington’s most stylish to trade old clothing among themselves.



Junk Free June is back

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Cancer Society fundraiser Junk Free June returns to the capital this month.



Graduating students break records

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Multimedia, News

The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.



Wellingtonians run for cancer research

May 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

The Wellington Urban Ultra 2k, commonly known as WUU2K, is an ultra-marathon starting in Khandallah and ending at the Mt Victoria lookout.



WATCH: New age of creative education launched with Te Auaha

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

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.



WATCH: Te Auaha facts and figures

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

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



Crowd wowed by talent, launch for Te Auaha

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

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.



Te Auaha NZ Institute of Applied Creativity launched in capital

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

NewsWire.co.nz graduate and student reporters covered the event live.



Karori crowds determined to save uni campus for community

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

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.



Young and restless for mayoral future

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Local body elections, News, Top Picture

With 2016 another local body election year, Wellington’s Nicola Young is making her second tilt for the capital’s mayoralty. DOMINIC GODFREY reports.



Comedians help vulnerable kids with charitable laughter

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.



Newlands and Mana buses activate audio surveillance

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The green buses now have active audio surveillance on board to record incidents.



Anzac women connected through fashion and stories

Apr 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House



Te Aro wins back school decile six rating after ministry raises it to 10

Apr 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

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.



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



New building to reflect Newtown’s multi-cultural roll

Apr 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Design to incorporate art and structural qualities from different cultural groups.



Porirua people offer their thoughts about merging with Wellington

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

With local body elections this year, and talk of mergers going on, what do Porirua people say?



Wellingtonians have a say in getting their city moving – but be quick

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.



Promenade leads CubaDupa on a merry dance

Mar 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Boulevard of Dreams a promenade performance through the streets of Wellington during Cuba Dupa.



Pōkarekare Ana turns 100 and launches this year’s CubaDupa

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations



Wellington and Porirua merger talk has people in three minds

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Swinging voters could decide the outcome in a merger was put to a vote.



WATCH: A special art gallery in Abel Smith St values citizens

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, Student Features

Alpha Art Studio enables people with an intellectual disability to be active and valued. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.



Fringe Festival Kicks off in Wellington

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Radio News



Donation keeps the water flowing at performance centre.

Mar 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Thanks to a classmate’s forgetfulness, Whitireia performers are keeping themselves hydrated.



Cara the capital chimp goes under knife to close off her ear

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington chimp obsessed with jamming sticks in her ear has had five hours of surgery.