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PHOTO ESSAY: Teachers spell it out

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

MOLLY HANCOCK captures the signs and slogans of the Wellington teachers strike.



LISTEN: Teachers talk of further strike action at rally

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Radio News, Uncategorized

Striking teachers say they’re happy to strike again if demands aren’t met. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.



WATCH: Teachers walk the talk for better conditions.

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Teachers took their message to parliament today after a passionate rally at the stadium. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Striking Wellington teachers up the anti on pay demands

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: More action promised if teachers strike falls on deaf ears

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Primary school teachers are talking tough as they rally in their thousands for improved conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports:



Year two teacher says things must change

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Listen: Teacher says something has to change



New winter energy payment not for everyone

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: The $20 payment is to help reduce heating costs throughout the winter.



Tory St businesses happy to see council project end

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: Community rallies behind striking teachers

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

A clear message from teachers bouyed up by solid community support. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



Mixed feelings in the capital about MP’s expense account

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Bus chaos needs an apology says regional councillor

Aug 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Story, Multimedia, News

LISTEN: It’s not only commuters who are fed up with Wellington’s new bus system.

Wellington Regional Councillor Sue Kedgley is calling for an apology from her own team. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life at Juliette Florist

Jul 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Features, News, Picture story

Juliette florist is a boutique in Wellington. ABBY SINCLAIR PARKER spends a day with them.



WATCH: Kitten season takes over SPCA in Wellington

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kitten season in Wellington is ending, which causes a bigger demand for foster careers



Online versus in-store fine balance for The Mews partners

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Domestic online retail sales are growing at a faster pace than international, but all is not lost for in-store retail. JULIA STEEL reports.



WATCH: Zoo fights plastic for World Environment Day

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

Over 700 marine species are affected by plastic in our oceans. Courtney Day finds out how Wellington Zoo raises awareness.



Increasing numbers of Kiwis leave for Asia a longer-term trend

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

People are departing New Zealand for overseas in the largest numbers since 2014 and Asia is increasingly attractive. NZ China Friendship national president Dave Bromwich talks to SAM ROBINSON about the trend of younger Kiwis moving to China for business opportunities.



PHOTO ESSAY: A taste of France in capital

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The Renault French Festival’s French Village brought European expats, tourists and Kiwi Francophiles together. JULIA STEEL had a taste.



WATCH: Hinerangi reminder of grief, hope at Pukeahu Memorial

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

The Last Post ceremony will cease on Armistice Day, but LEAH TEBBUT reports the statue of Hinerangi will forever wait.



PHOTO ESSAY: Magnolia Trading Company beats time and quakes

Jun 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

Boutique gift shop withstands earthquake strengthening. LEAH TEBBUTT catches the vibe in photos



PHOTO ESSAY: UP Fitness puts a new spin on working out

Jun 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

Wellington exercise studio Up Fitness uses spices up the traditional workout. Newswire reporter Molly Hancock takes a look.



PHOTO ESSAY: Dogs dominate Waitangi Park at annual event

Jun 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

Wellington locals gather with their dogs for the charity event Big Dog Walk With Lots of Dogs. Newswire reporter Nikita Rawnsley-Wratt joined in.



Prayer a powerful tool for charity working with capital’s impoverished

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Hutt based charity Drug-ARM uses sausage rolls, Milo and prayer as some of its strategies to help heal those affected by drugs. SAMUEL ROBINSON spent an evening with them and talked with volunteers.



WATCH: Sculpture fills Wellington City Gallery with sound

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Classical pianist Maria Mo plays Michael Parekowhai’s piano as part of This is New Zealand exhibition displayed at Wellington City Gallery. LEAH TEBBUT reports.



WATCH: From supermarket shelf to someone in need

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Kaibosh saves supermarket and cafe food for struggling communities. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



WATCH: Gold rush to gold heels, Hannahs keeps stepping out

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Websnap Queensgate Store Combines Old and New to Celebrate 150 years of Hannah Shoes. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



WATCH: Wellington becoming city of long white clouds

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington’s emergent vaping culture may have been fuelled by the city’s fondness for food and drink.



WATCH: Kaibosh Food Rescue out to reduce food poverty

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Kaibosh Food Rescue helps reduce food poverty aby saving 15 tonnes of food every month. COURTNEY DAY reports.



WATCH: Wellington’s Last Post ceremony coming to an end

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

As the 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day approaches, Last Post Ceremony draws to an end. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



WATCH: Kaibosh puts the kibosh on food poverty in Wellington

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Some of the $872m in food Kiwis discard annually is find its way to good homes. BONNIE MOSEN reports



WATCH: Daily Last Post ends in November

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The daily Last Post ceremonies at Pukeahu end in November this year as the 100 year anniversary of WWI’s end approaches. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Life after pro skateboarding includes helping next generation

Jun 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington IT worker and skateboarding advocate Chris Wood lived every skating boy’s dream. He talks to ANDREW BEVIN



Podcast a way to talk about mental health for talented performers

Jun 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Student Features

Alcohol and tears were the catalyst for podcast How’d It Go. Actor Max Apse has been on stage and screen and Robbie Nicholl has been the White Man Behind A Desk, but ABIGAIL SINCLAIR PARKER finds their podcast has presented different challenges.



Little-known textile designs of artist Avis Higgs brought to life

May 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Wellington artist may have passed away but her daughter is ensuring her work lives on



Wainuiomata Hill’s Shared Path project worth wait for mayor

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Lower Hutt Mayor excited about safety for walkers and cyclists up Wainui Hill. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Black Grace Dance is students’ amazing grace

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Black Grace provides workshops for Maori and Pacific dance classes at Te Auaha. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks with founder Neil Ieremia. Image: NICHOLAS HENDRICKS



Silverstream 1st XV lose co-captain but coach has talent to call on

May 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Coach Tim Mannix and co-captain Josh Southall talk to ZACHARY GRAHAM as their rugby season starts



Students balance violence, sex, Arabian culture

May 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Creative scenes challenge students in the upcoming performance of The Arabian Nights. Leah Tebbutt reports



Local portrait artists going strong a decade on

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The portrait group which meets in Karori welcomes all artists, and talks to JULIA STEEL.



Going to dark places for a theatre career all part of the training

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greer Samuel took audience, including dad, to dark places as abused child in lead role at BATS Theatre.



Charitable Pick Me Up returns to Wellington and promises free coffee.

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Mission’s winter appeal with a caffeinated boost for low income families. SAM ROBINSON reports.



Kiwi developer’s NZ train game goes viral thanks to NerdCubed reviewer

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi developers new virtual reality game based around South Island railways shows NZ to world



Newest Mojo cafe opens in June at Te Auaha

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Manager Miriama Royal will lose her cart in the campus foyer, and move into a plant-filled design. ABBY SINCLAIR-PARKER talks to her about the new space.



NZ Music Month timely for computer musician’s first album

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lower Hutt musician grew up with piano and guitar and is now playing the computer



Wellington app share cars can be dropped anywhere in city zone

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

City council joins Mevo for Australasia’s first app with what they call free-floating drop-off.

Previously Mevo users had to take the vehicle back to one of the 10 parking/charging areas. LEAH TEBBUT reports.



Street artists encouraging others to explore street art that is Kiwi

May 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Erica Duthie and Staun Ashby want to inspire others not interested in black or white box galleries



Bacon and egg butties cooked for capital pedestrians on back of bike

May 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians walking to work get scrumptious surprise and SALLY HEMING’s hungry for the news



Amazing maze owner gets scarier

May 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

More haunted attractions may be coming to Wellington and possible nearby cornfields. ZOEY OFFORD talks to Hamish Williams.



Blues music for lunch the first of regular student music in city

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Auaha musicians held their first Wednesday gig today, the first of many open to the public



Plummeting towards earth in a plane makes Muriel think

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A flight from London to Auckland nearly ended in disaster. COURTNEY DAY sits down with a woman who was on the plane.



Kia ora! Kia ora! Mahna! Mahna! – The Muppets take Wellington

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Muppet mania marches on Wellington. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



Blind worried public transport pets may spook guide dogs

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As pet dogs take to public transport, disability assistance dog handlers fear poorly behaved animals.

BONNIE MOSEN talks with trainers of guide dogs and officials about the issue.



Winter woollens for cold Wellington kids thanks to Marsden students

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students leading project to get warm clothing to schools talk to NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT



Whanau hope Whale Rider may swim home thanks to new doco

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Artefact makers hope to connect taonga physically, and in hearts and minds. LEAH TEBBUT reports



Wellington soaks up new production facilities at Te Auaha

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Two new theatres full of mix of professional and student performances. JAYDEN TAMARUA reports.



Pro football vlogger from the US at home playing for Waterside Karori

May 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

US pro footballer Matt Sheldon has 170,000 YoutTube followers. NIC ORR reports.



Tuakana/Our Tutors brings the art of creative teachers to life

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An artist’s body twisted into typefaces will accompany carving and jewellery at Te Auaha’s second exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase the work of tutors from Whitireia and WelTec’s creative programmes at the gallery on Dixon Street. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Kiwis urged to get on board with climate campaigns

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Teedubs dream big after weekend win

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Wellington women air safety concerns

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Coach alarmed by amount of injury time

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Council serves warning over earthquake work

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

After winning a court case against a company that didn’t comply with earthquake restrengthening orders the Lower Hutt City Council is making enforcement more urgent.



Artist has an eye for painting pets

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Macular degeneration almost blinded Susan Bradley – now she gets to bring cats to life artistically. She talks with COURTNEY DAY about her inspiration.



From Cut Throat London to the barbering chairs of Wellington

May 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The barbershop is all about the atmosphere, Te Auaha barbering tutor Daimon Johnson tells NIC ORR



From Pinochet’s Chile to front of house in creative education

May 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Vero’s early life marked by families living in fear, so she is happy to be in NZ



Environmental big guns coming to New Zealand

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



More parks mean safer cyclists

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

State highway 2 just got a whole lot safer for cyclists.



Wellington women are having their say

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



Team Wellington unfazed by Fiji final

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



Hurricanes prepare for physical battle

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

The Hurricanes have made five changes ahead of their grudge match against the Lions in Wellington on Saturday.



New arena for Wellington on the cards

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

A new 12,000 seat arena is on the cards for central Wellington.



Teedubs fighting fit for finals footy

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



Concussion recovery Linked with mental health

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



Wellingtonian’s have their say on virtual forum

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

Wellingtonian’s jumped online on Tuesday night to have their say on the city’s 10-year Plan. It’s the third time Wellington City Council have held a consultation online in a virtual forum format, inviting members of the public to have their say through social media. Councillors fielded dozens of questions from Facebook and Twitter throughout the […]



Fund-razoring for blood cancer support in heart of Wellington

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

People have their heads shaved in shop window to raise money and awareness for leukaemia, blood



NZ Festival moves into Te Auaha

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Te Auaha invites creative New Zealanders to share building to help shape the future of Kiwi innovators. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks to marketing co-ordinator Brianne Kerr.



Hairdressing contributes to cosplayer’s artistic work

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chloe Syder hopes to use Te Auaha as a creative stepping stone to help pursue an artistic career



New Weltec beauty therapy brings hydrotherapy pod to Te Auaha

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A futuristic pod will be used in training with a new NZQA qualification in NZ



Lower Tory St project attracts people – but not the desired ones

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Lower Tory Street project has bought unwanted skateboarders, drunks, homeless and to the area.

NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks to local businesses.



Niuean congregation may be homeless

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Local Presbyterians are seeking community support as regional authorities act to close the premises. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



Te Auaha theatres providing creative spaces for Wellington performances

May 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Comedy Fest shows, musical events and more planned to be held in Te Auaha’s theatre spaces