Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.
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Headgear is becoming so popular that Hills Hats is opening a factory shop in Petone. Matt Tso talks to Hatman Simon Smuts-Kennedy.
School’s rise from decile two to four, has its upsides and downsides, says principal.
Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House
The idea of doing away with the decile system for rating schools has found favour with a school which has had to fight against the inequities of the current system.
Tayla Shortland reports on Te Aro School’s battle.
University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26
Fans of the Wellington Phoenix said goodbye to a retiring crowd favourite.
Design to incorporate art and structural qualities from different cultural groups.
Four new buildings to cater for growth which continues to reflect multi-cultural area.
With local body elections this year, and talk of mergers going on, what do Porirua people say?
After spending nearly a decade in supporting roles, Betty Whyte takes over the top job this year.
Sam Dollimore puts herself in the spotlight with a body of work that took more than 200 hours.
Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.
Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.
Boulevard of Dreams a promenade performance through the streets of Wellington during Cuba Dupa.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations
Swinging voters could decide the outcome in a merger was put to a vote.
Alpha Art Studio enables people with an intellectual disability to be active and valued. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.
Crowds not as big as hoped for, but the show went on.
Thanks to a classmate’s forgetfulness, Whitireia performers are keeping themselves hydrated.
ENROLMENTS for the second flag vote close on Wednesday , and while there has been a push for enrolments, history suggests Maori will be under-represented. About 27 per cent of all voters from the seven Maori electorates cast their vote last year. EMMA MOODY reports.
Teenage mothers are nearly three times more likely to be uneducated and unemployed. LEAH FLYNN talks to Terihia Trillo who bucks the trend.
Chrissie Jorgenson says kids have not changed, despite all of the technology. VIRGINIA FALLON reports.
A Wellington chimp obsessed with jamming sticks in her ear has had five hours of surgery.
TEZA, or the Transitional Economic Zone of Aotearoa, is a public art project bringing art and the community together. BRAD FLAHIVE reports.
Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.
A CALL for a special day to commemorate the New Zealand land wars is gaining support. A group of Otorohanga College students started the petition last year after a trip to some of the battle sites in the Waikato 13,000 people have signed the petition since it began. Maori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox has thrown her […]
Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.
Ngati Toa are glad the All Blacksfinally came to visit them and enjoyed teaching them about Ka Mate.
Two days of celebrations will mark 50 years for Redwood School in Tawa next year.
China, Greece, USA, Mali and Syria are among the countries represented on stage at WOMAD 2016.
The French Ambassador speaks to hundreds of people in Wellington’s Civic Square this week. EMMA MOODY captured the emotional vigil marking the Paris terrorist attack.
Fair, Intelligent Transport wants to to educate the public on issues and solutions.
A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]
WATCH: Wellingtonians gathered at Civic Square on Tuesday night to remember the 129 people lost in last week’s Paris terror attacks .
IT’S November so don’t be surprised to see a sudden increase in the number of men sprouting healthy moustaches. This time every year the Movember charity encourages men to grow moustaches in a bid to raise awareness around men;’s health issues. Campaign organiser, Paul Chynoweth says the focus this year will be on prostate and […]
THE international Movember fundraising campaign is underway. To support the annual November fundraiser men are encouraged to grow a moustache to raise money for testicular and prostate cancer, mental health and physical inactivity. Movember campaign worker, Paul Chynoweth says the Movember campaign has made a huge difference to men’s health awareness.
Creative New Zealand and Porirua City Council pitching in to help community tell its stories.
Familiarity with mental health events helps a worker in the field do his job, and reflect on his role with EMMA MOODY.
Basketball star Letava Whippy’s heart is split between Porirua and Fiji, but her head is at Long Island University in the US.
Mana College’s hall buzzing with hundreds of local students talking to careers advisers.
Literacy Aotearoa helps raise awareness at Wellington Railway Station.
Friends of Central Park receive their fourth honour in a year for their work on Moturoa Stream track.
Fighting is all about solving problems, says Muay Thai kickboxer Angus Lindsey. JOANNA PIATEK talks to him about his sport and his latest bout.
Local food truckers from the coast are now feeding the hordes on Friday nights in Waikanae.
Statistics New Zealand reports many Kiwi parents feel they aren’t spending enough time with their children.
Architects working on redesigning outdoor spaces, and parents get a say.
Ingrid Dyer from Kapiti has scored a role acting herself in a UK Tesco’s Rugby World Cup commercial
Public and staff enjoy healthier surroundings after three months of work.
Award winning short story writer, Sue Orr, publishes her first novel with help from the characters in her head. Clemetine Smart caught up with the author to find out more.
A broken saxophone didn’t stop a young musician from winning the Alex Lindsay music award.
The first ever quarterly clean-up aimed at rekindling original spirit of monthly event that died.
For the first time in 27 years Whitireia Music School is doing a country gig and it’s part of a class assessment.
Partnership with ChangeMakers Refugee Forum latest initiative on air.
JAMES LOBBAN interviews Wellingtonian Linda Shamoon, who knows challenges that will be faced by Syrian refugees.
LISTEN: THE GOVERNMENT’S received a could do better card from Wellingtonians following news that its increasing our refugee intake. New Zealand will accept another 250 a year on top of the current 750 over the next 3 years.
WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]