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Posts Tagged ‘ Whitireia Community Polytechnic ’

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.



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.



WATCH: New citizens welcomed at Waitangi celebrations

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

New citizens were treated to pōwhiri and kai before Porirua’s Waitangi Day festival.



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 […]



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.



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 .



New Space for free bike repairs

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



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.



Trump’s policies tipped to push up inflation

Jan 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Story

Kiwis are speculating about the impact the Donald trump presidency will have here.

Victoria University’s Jon Johansson fears Trump’s plans to increase infrastructure spending and increase tax cuts, will have a flow-on effect.

LAURA KEOWN reports.



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.



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



Kids take charge of Porirua’s newest community project

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kids from the East Porirua area are taking charge of revamping Cannons Creek – KATENI SAU reports.



Christchurch tourism starting to benefit from record visitors to NZ

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

The past year in particular has been the best since the 2011 quake



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: 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.



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



The contributions of people with disabilities acknowledged

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



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. 



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.



President Trump reality dawns on US and world

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

Pennsylvania was being declared for Donald Trump and with it the presidential election.

JAMES MALTHUS followed the trajectory of election day through monitoring US sites and media coverage with live updates. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America.



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



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.



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.



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.



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



Wanganui martial arts event a success

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

More than 100 competitors fought it out at a Brazilian jiu jitsu competition in Wanganui on Saturday.   Brazilian jiu jitsu is a ground fighting martial art similar to wrestling and judo.   Abe Leach explains.   Saturday’s event featured men and woman of all ages and skill levels.   Grena Waitai, the mother of […]



Competition hots up in Bird Of The Year contest

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Kiwis vote for their favourite native bird

Oct 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



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



Questions for wannabe mayors in run-up to election

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



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



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.



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



Regional Council candidates mostly men

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



Community effort in south coast clean up

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



Volunteers brave rain to clean up south coast

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



Disability rights subject of Te Papa forum

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



Disability rights subject of weekend forum at Te Papa.

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized
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Wellington back in action after burglary

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Porirua College’s first new principal in 20 years welcomed

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

Porirua College whanau spent a long time looking for the right principal to build on the legacy Susan Jungerson. This week they welcomed Ragne Maxwell to the role. KATENI SAU reports.



Journalism’s challenges and opportunities on the table in new book

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

New Zealand journalists keep the profession in “good shape” despite challenges, says an editor of a new book. Barnaby Bennett joined three panelists and over 60 guests to discuss and launch the book, Don’t dream it’s over: Reimagining journalism in Aotearoa. PATRICK FRENCH reports.



Too many candidates and too little substance

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



City cafe packed for meet the candidates meeting

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Vote Local app gets the thumbs up.

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Raumati Rd school traffic chaos finally getting attention

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The twice-daily traffic jam outside Raumati Beach School might be getting sorted out after years of public frustration – hopefully this summer. The plan will ease congestion and make the area safer for students. DAN MAGEEAN reports.



Female athletes win medals but not media coverage

Sep 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Kiwis of European ethnicity more likely to live alone, says report

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pacific cultures the least likely to be living alone, says Statistics NZ report.



Some things stay the same in Kiwi sporting tradition

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Thirty years after his own Olympics, Tim Logan reflects with ANGELA REID about differences and similarities.



Differences celebrated at Clyde Quay School thanks to diverse families

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

At the Mt Victoria school kids are comfortable hearing different languages.



Crafty way to make new friends is attracting crowds in Miramar

Aug 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Makery is building a creative craft and DIY community in Miramar



Poetry slam sees people turned away from Wellington venue

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A form of poetry relatively unknown in New Zealand attracted a sell-out crowd in Wellington last weekend.



Nine-year-olds should start student-athlete journey says coach

Aug 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

McFadden eyeing up next generation of basketball talent at Sportsfest



Street poll: Wellington has a heart, and so should councils

Aug 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections



Job-seekers flock in their hundreds to Porirua’s newest event

Aug 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Organisers Partners Porirua happy with launch of initiative and will be back for more



David Jones wows crowd and employee

Jul 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington’s fascination with the new David Jones store was enough for the doors to be closed for a short time because of opening day crowds.

Store management introduced NewsWire’s PATRICK FRENCH to one of the company’s new local employees, retail assistant Molly Brain (19) to talk about the experience.



Kirks fans reluctantly give new David Jones store the thumbs up

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

New David Jones store attracts Wellington crowds, but Kirkcaldie and Stains has not been forgotten.



Samuel Gibson’s memory inspires Hawke’s Bay community to ride for brittle bones.

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hawkes Bay gym Peak Fitness encourages exercise to honor memory of local inspiration