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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 City Gallery with sound

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

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



Caffeine queen serious about brews for creative students and staff

May 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mojo coffee cart serves up cups of creativity to Te Auaha students. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



Escaping trauma, healing from the past in Wellington

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

Former Colombian refugee Yibeth Morales Ayala relives her experience and gives her view on the refugee intake system. TOM CROSKERY reports.



Salvation Army window tells true story of grandmother’s loss

Apr 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Women’s side of the story is represented in Johnsonville’s heartfelt Anzac window display. Susan Bradley was moved by the story of her own great grandmother. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Spate of drone issues raises questions about regulation

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Photographer wants drone buyers licenced so because laws penalise responsible professionals



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington’s most popular market still booming

Apr 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Wellington Harbourside market continues to draw in large crowds. SAMUEL ROBINSON took a look.



St Oran’s girls 2018 dragon boat title all about mental toughness

Apr 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Captain Alyssa Best, coach Alistair McDonald reflect on teamwork and mental strength



Former PM’s constitutional blueprint greeted with Little caution

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Constitution enthusiasm dampened by minister at launch of Palmer book



Garage Project website nominated for the internet’s highest honour

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s creative community recognised in website standing – and you can cast a vote



Haemorrhaging virus to attack Wellington rabbit population

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington rabbit owners should ensure their animals are vaccinated against the RHDV1 virus



Bringing America to New Zealand on the shelves of US2U

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A new store in Johnsonville offers expats a taste of home and Kiwis a taste of adventure. BONNIE MOSEN takes a visit.



Polish film festival proves a hit in Wellington

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Proposed Oriental Bay cycleway could affect many

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



From Warsaw to Wellington – a future star going places

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Eastbourne remembers the sinking of the Wahine

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The harbourside community came together to mark 50 years since the tragedy.



Cars driven out of lower Tory Street in favour of pedestrians

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

Locals need to get used to leaving cars home as council pushes more laneway projects



Combat video journalist Margaret Moth remembered at Te Auaha

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Kiwi-born Moth’s close friend attended the Te Auaha opening. He talks with LAURA WILTSHIRE about her legacy



Bus and train improvement ideas from capital commuters

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Snapper on all services, bike carriers, lower prices for students, and more bus-only lanes are wanted



Living Wage employees get a pay rise to $20.55 this year

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi’s working for living wage accredited employers will receive and extra 35c an hour from September



Global interest in restorative justice course offered online by Victoria

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Enrollments projected to climb into thousands with its free course



Record visitors for Homegrown provide fresh economy boost

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Close to 14,000 visitors are coming to Wellington this weekend, providing a $7.2 million boost for the local economy.

ANDREW BEVIN does the numbers, and finds a “mellow” crowd has helped.



Autism – it’s time to start looking beyond the male statistics

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to young women with Asperger’s Syndrome who represent the hidden numbers