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Posts Tagged ‘ Whitireia Community Polytechnic ’

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.



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



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



Black Grace dancers try out Te Auaha – and scout talent

May 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Neil Ieremia’s newest work will be shown in Porirua before touring the world. JAYDEN TAMARUA 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.



Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



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.



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



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.



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



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 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



Upper Hutt summer soccer champions get to meet the pros

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

Wellington Phoenix players encourage young soccer stars of the future



Folau unlikely to be banned from entering NZ

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

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will likely be able to enter the country despite saying gay people were destined to go to hell.



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.



Concussion recovery Linked with mental health

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



New Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



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



Poll: Government fees free policy helpful but not a deal-breaker

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students at Te Auaha NZ Institute of Creativity are asked what difference the fees-free policy has made



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



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.



More dead rats and mice on Predator Free Northland’s agenda

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

Tim Trengrove, from Predator Free Northland, wants traps in every backyard and council help.



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



Solway Primary School ex-students gather for 100th party

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

School which survived closure threat makes it to centenary with plenty of stories



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



NZ launches sexual harm crisis line Monday

Apr 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Eva McGauley gets her wish as Ministry of Social Development set to launch online messaging service. SAMUEL ROBINSON reports.



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



Meet London’s woman in Wellington, Laura Clarke

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

British High Commissioner wants more diversity in diplomacy, and LAURA WILTSHIRE finds she’s leading by example



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



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.



WATCH: Radio students promote Te Auaha opening with show

Apr 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

ELI HILL reports on a class tasked with producing a show for the opening of their new campus in the heart of Wellington



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



Ardern rekindles discussion on New Zealand becoming a republic

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A pro-monarchy group says we would be giving up one of the most stable forms of democracy



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



Māori voters to choose their roll over the coming months

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

The Māori electoral option determines which electoral roll they’ll be on for the next two General Elections



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.



Anzac protest call using Hit and Run book on SAS raid in poster promo

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

Illegal protest posters go up same day defence boss Keating steps down



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



Ngāti Katoa, iwi all, gathers at Orongomai Marae in Upper Hutt

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

How does a Pākeha become a respected kaumātua? LAURA WILTSHIRE visits the marae her great grandfather helped create.



Deadly drug fentanyl prompts appeal for users to get $8.50 test

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An $8.50 drug testing strip could save your life now that one of the world’s most deadly drugs has turned up in New Zealand’s illicit market.

However police are against the kits marketed by Know Your Stuff. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.



New Kaikoura quake, flexible work behind Wellington region property trend

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

Working from home and living outside the city centre are boosting the property market thanks to CBD property issues.

ANDREW BEVIN reports.



Highlanders unbeaten run ends

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Highlanders unbeaten run was ended this weekend when they went down to the Hurricanes 29-12 in Wellington.



Hurricanes notch up third win in a row

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Hurricanes are on a roll with three straight wins after they defeated the Highlanders in Wellington 29-12.



Phoenix legend hoping for Central League success

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Greenacre bringing fire back to Phoenix

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



NZ’s cultural capital debate has winner at CubaDupa: Wellington

Mar 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

With Auckland hitting back at the claim Wellington City Council in its latest long term draft that “Wellington is known as the culture capital of New Zealand”, the debate is not going away. So SAM ROBINSON asks the experts.



PHOTO ESSAY: CubaDupa 2018 opens

Mar 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The two-day CupaDupa 2018 party is underway. The NewsWire team of photographers captured the opening in a photo essay slideshow.



Evolving retail scene sees Masterton shops close

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



PHOTO ESSAY: Oil petition handed over

Mar 20th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Picture story

A petition was handed to parliament yesterday calling on the government to stop deep sea oil mining, BLAIR MOCKETT captures the action.



Phoenix criticism falls on deaf ears

Mar 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



St Patrick’s Day party not what it used to be

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



Women have Cook Strait record in sight

Mar 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Animal welfare petition delivered to Parliament

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

Over 100,000 people have called on the government to end the practice of farrow caging sows.



Team Wellington balancing dual competitions

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



Concussions crippling the Crusaders

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Crusaders are without All Blacks Ryan Crotty and Samuel Whitelock for this weeks game against the Highlanders.



Hurricanes deal to the rugby super champs

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Hurricanes have topped the New Zealand conference after beating the Crusaders in Wellington on Saterday.



Guernseyman’s goals driving Team Wellington

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport



WATCH: New creative campus open for business

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

New Zealand’s cultural capital has a new Institute of Creativity . LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.



Students give new campus the thumbs up

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

The students of the brand new Te Auaha building appear to be settling in well despite some early teething problems.



Newtown residents fight to keep post office open

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

Welingtonians are expressing their anger over plans by NZ Post to close the Newtown branch. Newtown residents this week  handed in an 8,000 plus signature petition calling on the government to keep NZ Post offices open. NZ post announced the closures last year. Rongotai MP Paul Eagle says the post offices are an important social […]



WATCH: Te Auaha opens its doors

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Multimedia

The brand new Te Auaha Institute of Creativity officially opened on Monday night as BLAIR MOCKETT reports



Mana Wāhine celebrate 125 years of getting vote

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

New Zealand’s year long celebration of women’s voting rights launched today at Government House. Laura Wiltshire reports.



Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

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

Pacific art shares space with international icons in 4000-square-metre Toi Art



New LISTEN: Pokie machine operators feel the heat

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

State of the Nation report puts the spotlight on pokie machine operators. Thomas Airey reports.



Teen pregnancy no barrier to a full education

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



More houses but harder to find somewhere to live

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Despite more houses being built New Zealand’s population is growing at a rate the current house numbers cannot contain.



Kiwis not sharing in their country’s economic growth

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

New Zealand is richer, but New Zealanders are not, according to the annual State of the Nation report produced by the Salvation Army. There are too many negative statistics that too many Kiwis fall into. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.