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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 shows how he does it

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 based on age, clothes, body language and whether or not you have kids. Ireland Hendry-Tennent reports



WATCH: 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: 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



Deuce lovers roll into wine country for the weekend

Nov 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

More than 50 1932 classic Deuce cars rolled into Martinborough Square



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. 



Quake felt across New Zealand

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Newswire spoke to people throughout New Zealand for their reactions to the quake. SHAR DAVIS reports.



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



Cat owners cash in on SPCA chips

Nov 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Moggli is chipped and ready to be adopted at the SPCA, which has been in the middle of a microchipping and desexing frenzy thanks to a big discount. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Local bar serving beer brewed specially for US elections

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

LISTEN: Americans and Kiwis pack-out Wellington’s cult beer bar Hashigo Zake for a US election party.



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.



Blind leading the blind to the White House

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

NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.



Arizona comes to Wellington for big vote

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Our man on the ground in Los Angeles – Leon Gurevitch

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Associate Prof. Leon Gurevitch from Victoria University is in Los Angeles providing a rolling taste of US election day with MARGOT NEAS.



Top Ticket to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A woman today may be in the most powerful position in world politics. MARGO NEAS and SHAR DAVIS look at what it has taken to break down barriers. IMAGE: Margot Neas



Clinton already has two votes recorded in Auckland

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Two Auckland-based women and Democrat supporters back their woman



Playing the 2016 US Presidential election

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Want to play politics? Video game reviewer DAN MAGEEAN and fellow journalism student BLAIR MOCKETT delved into election gaming.



PHOTO ESSAY: Karate medalist returns from world championships

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News, Picture story, Sport, Student Features

Lennex Drummond returns from the karate world championships with a second placing.



American elections 101 with a political scientist and a podcast

Nov 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Victoria University’s Dr Jon Johansson explains the US elections, while LAURA BETH KEOWN unravel the mystery with JADE WINTON-LOWE for readers.



US presidential vote follows long line of election drama

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

The USA’s 57 presidential elections have each had their own character. ANGELA REID explores some of the drama.



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.



Aussies give cup money to Womens Refuge

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Money raised at the Australian High Commission’s Melbourne Cup event will go to the Wellington Womens Refuge this year. SALLY MUYOMA reports.



Betting agencies expecting to break records

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

Eager racegoers have been pouring into Melbourne’s  Flemington Racecourse since 10.30 this morning   The Melbourne Cup race that stops two nations is set to jump for the 156th time at five oclock this afternoon. Betting agencies here and across the Tasman are reporting  a huge influx in betting. By the time the totes close […]



Social media warming up for race day, #MelbourneCup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

Here’s the hottest Cup tweets, posts, and pics from social media. LAURA McKEWEN reports.



Once-a-year punters tell why they love the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

New Zealanders are expected to spend over 10 million dollars on this year’s Melbourne Cup.
A Newswire street poll reveals why they’re so happy to lay their money down on an Aussie horse race.



Wellington’s Melbourne Cup party underway

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

Wellingtonians don their hats and facscinators for the Melbourne Cup Sally Muyoma reports.



Live race action here ahead of race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



No wrong way to pick a winner in the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Upper Hutt’s gone to the dogs for its 50th birthday celebration

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

Parading dogs were among the drawcards to the city’s weekend celebrations



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



Design graduates’ work on show not your typical exhibition

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

WelTec’s Creative Technologies graduates show off their talent in a National Portrait Gallery



Coolest capital gets creative council titles

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington new has cool names for its councillors – there’s a city scientist and a Wellington ambassador.

The two new portfolios are among new Mayor Justin Lester’s major revamp of councillor responsibilities. SHAR DAVIS talks to councillors about their new roles.



Spending taxpayer dollars for a laugh

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



Poll reveals how to stay safe on Tinder

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



Poetry takes over Old St Pauls Friday

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Poetry slams Wellington for finals on Friday

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Food from the heart for Wellington’s homeless

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Community group seeks help online

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



DIY library offers tools not books

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



Toilet photographer says All Black was in the wrong

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



Netball Wellington worried about losing Karori courts

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



Kiwi quartet set sights on New Orleans

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



Hospital to benefit from Give A Little campaign

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



Coach plans competitive tournament for university

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



New Kapiti Mayor aims to fast track growth

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.



Fashionistas camp out for brand new Yeezys

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



Youth cricket changes get the thumbs-up

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



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.



Former Dunedin students bring young business to Wellington

Oct 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

A group of young entrepreneurs no longer need McDonald’s WIFI after setting up in Wellington.



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.



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



Best traffic bang-for-buck: sharing a taxi with Helene Ritchie

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

As traffic is picked to increase in Wellington, what would Wellington mayoral candidates do?



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.



Taita Central Primary principal ready to hang up the boots

Sep 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

“I feel loved and privileged to have been able to work with 15 cultures each day.”



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



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.



Regional Council candidates mostly men

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