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He tangata, he tangata, he tangata*

Nov 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

*The people, the people, the people: “You just have to meet the people” is the result of a three-week diversity reporting project undertaken by Whitireia Journalism students.



‘You just have to meet the people’ – beyond mental health stigma

Nov 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Diversity, Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

As New Zealand wakes up to the enormity of the mental health issue, more and more of us are finding the will to tell our stories. The NewsWire team puts people at the heart of the story in a project culminating in this multi-media, interactive long read.



Royals put spotlight on mental health at iconic Wellington cafe

Oct 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The royal visitors put Wellington’s Maranui cafe in the spotlight on Monday as LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



Anxious moments as armed police board bus

Oct 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Passengers on the Island Bay bus got more than they paid for as NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



Robotics team wins big in international competition

Oct 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

University robot rolls into the winner’s circle at international competition. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



LISTEN: Calls for change to benefit system

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

The Green Party wants an overhaul to the benefit system. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



Benefit system failing the most vulnerable

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

Green Party are changing the benefit system. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



Rainbow crossing a small step in the right direction

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

Members of the rainbow community say Wellington’s new rainbow crossing is a sign of visibility and pride for the capital. The crossing which was officially opened last week was a collaborative effort between the Wellington City Council and the rainbow community. Support group, Inside Out’s national coordinator, Tabby Besley says the crossing is important for […]



On yer bike!

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



WATCH: Cats Protection League needs your help

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

Cashless society is bad news for Cats Protection League. COURTNEY DAY reports:



PHOTO ESSAY: Colourful crossing opened

Oct 15th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

A colourful street party marks the official opening of Wellington’s new rainbow crossing. MOLLY HANCOCK documents the occasion.



LISTEN: Fun day highlights homelessness

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

A community fun day helps raise awareness on World Homeless day. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



Soup Kitchen invites you to join the whanau at open day

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

The Kitchen is highlighting it’s work supporting the homeless.NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



LISTEN: Wellingtonians at odds with Minister over surplus

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellingtonians disagree with Finance Minister about rainy day surplus. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Diverse capital lays out a rainbow welcome

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Top Picture

A final clean-up of skid marks before the rainbow crossing is revealed.



LISTEN: Ratepayers likely to foot the bill for waterfront vandalism

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

The Mayor says ratepayers may pay part of the repair billfor the Len Lye sculpture as NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Wellington expecting bumper cruise ship season

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

The cruise ship season has started and it’s going to bring Wellington a record breaking number of ships. Between October 2nd and April 22nd, 110 cruise ships are expected to visit Wellington. Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Spokesman David Perks says tourists on board the cruise ships want to enjoy the Wellington experience and to […]



LISTEN: WOW windfall good for Wellington

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

60 000 guests expected in town for fashion event. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Wellington wins the race for wettest September

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

NIWA’s climate summary exposes Wellington as the wettest in New Zealand. LEAH TEBBUTT reports



PHOTO ESSAY: WOW factor nearly cost business dearly

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Lead Story, News

T2 was one of many stores competing in a creative window display event during WOW, as COURTNEY DAY documents.



PHOTO ESSAY: The Rainbow Warrior tour sails into the capital

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

The Greenpeace flagship is here to promote their next campaign MOLLY HANCOCK reports.



New visual-aid app seen as game-changer

Oct 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

Visual-aid app will be widely available throughout Australasian this month.



LISTEN: Celia the documentary wins audience approval

Oct 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Nga Taonga hosted a screening of the acclaimed film this week as NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Master showcases skills for Chinese Language Week

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The event attracted an enthusiastic but small crowd at the National Library , as COURTNEY DAY documents.



Four car crash on Western Hutt Road

Sep 28th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: Police attended the scene of a collision near Lower Hutt earlier today. MOLLY HANCOCK reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Tulip Sunday festival celebrates Dutch culture

Sep 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Annual tulip event attracts thousands. COURTNEY DAY documents.



LISTEN: Victoria University celebrates Maori Language Week

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students write on wall to practice te reo Māori. BONNIE MOSEN reports:



LISTEN: Proud students say school haka unites them

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, News

Saint Bernard’s college students say their haka represents who they are. JAYDON TAMARUA reports:



The reinforcing of mana in New Zealand

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News



A whole month of Māori to refine your Reo.

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

LISTEN: A communications advisor is putting his te reo to the test this month. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Māori music celebration a good end to Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The night at a Newtown bar involved songs from Te Kupu and Amba Holly. COURTNEY DAY reports.



WATCH: He kawhe koa? Wellingtonians try coffee reo

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A Wellington bilingual café uses coffee cards to help customers order coffee



Support not permission needed for bilingual towns

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

LISTEN: Rotorua tribe gives other iwis advice for becoming bilingual after they were so successful earlier this year.



Winter blues linger for North Island

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, Radio News

LISTEN: “South Easterly with teeth” biting into North Island, says Metservice. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Government told to tighten up disability legislation

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

LISTEN: Disability advocates gather at parliament to call for stronger legislation on access



Yoga in classrooms tackles mental health issues

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



Free nappy initiative may be coming to Wellington

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

Plunket are hoping to expand their project to more communities in NZ – and Wellington may be next. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Food truck smokes other contestants out of competition

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Radio News

LISTEN:The best burger in Wellington is flipped in a food truck. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT reports.



Spring storm causes headaches for travellers

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

A spring storm disrupted flights and ferries on Tuesday. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Bus fallout affects Brooklyn library users

Sep 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Recent bus changes impact on Brooklyn Library users. Nikita Rawnsley Wratt reports.



Local synthetic cannabis users feel neglected

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Young people moving to synthetic cannabis to secure jobs

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Synthetic cannabis is becoming drug of choice for many workers. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT reports.



A warning for parents about their online behaviour

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Principal says parents’ behavior online can affect their kids. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Improved respiratory health behind bike challenge

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellingtonians are being encouraged to raise awareness for people with respiratory conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Residential Tenancies Act reform welcomed

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

New law aims to improve relationships between landlords and tenants, as LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



Council backs calls for changes to the litter laws

Aug 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Local Government New Zealand want to make it easier to charge people. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Local roaster bucks trend by cutting prices

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Coffee prices are rising but one local roaster is setting a new trend. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports .



Devices OK in Victoria University’s lecture halls

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Devices should be encouraged in classes according to lecturer. NIKITA RAWNSLEY WRATT reports.



Kiwis told to forget about bargains when shopping

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: Vegan cuisine features at Wellington On A Plate

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellington On A Plate features a number of vegan dishes this year. MOLLY HANCOCK reports.



A clothing bonanza for Newtown this weekend

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

St Vincent de Paul’s reach out to the wider community by providing free clothing.



Competitor joins the fries with burger debate

Aug 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Mayor throws on Onesie for ambulance appeal

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: Mayor Justin Lester onboard with street appeal



Burger competition sparks debate over fries

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



International success for a Petone pizzeria

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



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.