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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 when students performed at CubaDupa. Spackman is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most influential business women. 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.



Japanese anime meets Maori myth in Wellington artist’s new mural

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ruaumoko mural by artist Taupuruariki Brightwell transforms Bond Street.



CubaDupa circus, burlesque, belly and drag performers take over bar

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The circus is coming to Eva Beva on Sunday with a variety of artists, including a college student.



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.



Wellington Library storytime takes kids to drag queen’s Promised Land

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Drag queen LaQuisha St Redfern read stories to Wellington’s children at part of Pride 2017.



Does New Zealand have a rape culture? Views from the street

Mar 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Rape culture has been in the news following social media posts and filming of female teachers by college students.

NEWSWIRE TEAM took to the streets of Wellington to ask people if they thought the country had a rape culture.



Hundreds of thousands to be spent celebrating NZ ‘discovery’ by Cook

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Comedians and other artists challenge 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing in 2019



Kiwis to get a say on how their data is shared

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

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellingtonians ‘bold for change’

Mar 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Women use #beboldforchange to rally the world. AIMEE EASTWOOD focuses on capital marchers.



PHOTO ESSAY: Women march for equality and human rights

Mar 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellingtonians this week showed support for International Women’s Day.



Summer Shakespeare on the move

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



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.



Valentines Day fails to excite many in the capital

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



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



Wellington’s play spaces under review

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



Festival makes it easy for artists on the Fringe

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

Fringe artists say they’re thankful for the platform that the popular New Zealand Fringe festival offers.



Adult playgrounds could soon be a thing

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

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Jade winton-lowe reports.



Body shamers subject of online campaign

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Wellington’s play spaces need improving

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



Submissions put fresh spin on Wellington play spaces

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



A reassurance for Wellington home buyers

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



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.



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 […]



WATCH: Team Wellington face title challenge

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Sport

Everyone at Team Wellington knows they have to keep working hard if they want to finish the regular season in first place.



Footballers ready for Champions League campaign

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



Champions League battle pits old against new

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



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.



Holocaust Remembrance Day marked in NZ

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



WATCH: Fat Freddys drop in for free Lower Hutt festival

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Fat Freddys Drop headline act at Lower Hutt’s Te Rā o te Raukura festival .



Free workshops available for Wellington bikers

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Ireland Hendry-Tennent
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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



Bats Theatre celebrates new year with unusual production

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

Ireland Hendry-Tennent Reports.



Unique visuals set Bats Theatre production apart

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

Ireland Hendry-Tennent Reports.



Local support for extra speed cameras

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

Ireland Hendry-Tennent reports.



New Space for free bike repairs

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



Kiwi kids enjoy Yankee’s training camp

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



Have a sticky-beak at keas in zoo’s new walk-through enclosure

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The $750,000 kea habitat is final stage of Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha interactive area



Council opens DIY bike workshop in city

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Wellington City Council has funded a workshop where people can learn how to fix their own bikes. SHAR DAVIS reports.



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.



Hutt public has say on big repair bill for quake-hit Petone wharf

Dec 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Over a million dollars is needed for Petone wharf repair, and consultation will take place early in 2017 after blow-out in maintenance costs.
MARGOT NEAS reports.



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



WATCH: Cafes are second living rooms for apartments

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

Barista John Hart tells us how a café can become a second living room.



Housing major topic at capital summit

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



Local food charity Kaibosh calls for public help after quake

Dec 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Staff are working from the back of their truck collecting and distributing food.



WATCH: Professional women cricket players on the rise.

Dec 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

More female players becoming professional cricket players. KATENI SAU reports.



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



Art alumni and graduates combine to celebrate 30 years for Whitireia

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Successful merging of alumni and graduate talent likely to be repeated



WATCH: Kitten Inn is inundated with kittens and they’re unsure why

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Uncategorized

Numbers are double last year despite de-sexing initiatives



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’



Newswire Radio December 10th 2016

Dec 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



New league a boost for girls cricket

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Taking on the crossfit world

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Luke Fiso is rising to the top of crossfit success in New Zealand with an eye on the world. SHAR DAVIS reports



PHOTO ESSAY: A quake damaged city of fences and demolition

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

Wellingtonians are getting a small taste of disruption, as these photos show



Earthquake rattles Wellington renters

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

clients are demanding more information about the earthquake rating of rental properties. JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



WATCH: Fashion with a conscience

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Local designer Jessie Wong creates leather bags and accessories with a focus on environmental responsibilities.



WATCH: Psychic barista knows what your brew will be

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News, Picture story

Cafe L’affare has a barista who can guess your coffee order. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT reports



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.



Comedian Alexander Sparrow isn’t hanging up his Trump wig just yet

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The election, and the shows, may be over, but the gags may keep coming.



Key resignation shocks Wellingtonians

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Victoria University Marae celebrates 30 years

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Post-quake focus of Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting

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

Getting through the quake, and preparing for future emergencies is the topic of students in this show on Wellington Access Radio.



Dirty politics won’t fly in New Zealand

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



Housing and inequality likely election issues

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



Changing the rhythm to ease your stress

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



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



Flooded waterways of Wellington

Dec 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Picture story

A bout of severe weather on November 15 caused flooding throughout the Greater Wellington Region. Here is a selection of photos taken around some of the waterways as they neared maximum capacity that day.



A hundred tonnes of soil collapses onto Island Bay street after quake

Nov 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After the quake a gap had opened between a bank and a retaining wall