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Posts Tagged ‘ Whitireia Community Polytechnic ’

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



Prevention Is key for Te Aro to change crime stats say locals

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

Te Aro’s crime rates don’t stop citizens from feeling safe in their city, but JADE WINTON-LOWE find they still want more CCTV cameras.



Mobile eating may not be such a green idea

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Food trucks are on the rise and but many of them are more hazardous than we think.



Pukekohe benefitting from tourist ‘spillover’ through summer

Jun 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New Zealand visitor numbers are up and small towns are reaping small rewards.



Wellington Noodle Market 2016 takes East to waterfront

Jun 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The five-day market was a huge success, attracting over 16,500 on the first night alone.



Swapportunity shop turns rags into riches

Jun 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The event allows Wellington’s most stylish to trade old clothing among themselves.



More homes on the way for Porirua as development spreads across hill

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Aotea Block Development is set to ease the housing shortage in Porirua.



PHOTO ESSAY: Road to new beginnings for Quake City

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The road to new beginnings for Christchurch after the devastating 2010 earthquake.



African musician sings Newtown’s praises

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellington musician Sam Manzanza keeps African music alive.



WATCH: Porirua night market a huge success

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The Porirua food truck night market is held on the last Thursday of the month.



WATCH: Animals help stressed students

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Baby animals ease exam nerves in students ease exam stress at Victoria University.



Home Ownership is still a priority for Kiwis – no matter how old

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

Fewer Kiwis were able to buy houses in 2013 compared to 186, but they are still trying



Local support for Porirua Olympic hopeful

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Te Rauparaha Arena is getting behind Porirua kayaker Marty McDowell.



Te Auaha gets the thumbs up

Jun 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News

The name of Wellington’s newest creative arts campus was well received at gala launch.



Wellingtonians run for cancer research

May 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

The Wellington Urban Ultra 2k, commonly known as WUU2K, is an ultra-marathon starting in Khandallah and ending at the Mt Victoria lookout.



PHOTO ESSAY: Fashion pop up proves popular

May 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Te Rauparaha Arena was home to a three day Last Season clothing sale. KEANU HEAD captured the set up process.



WATCH: New age of creative education launched with Te Auaha

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

New Zealand Institute of Applied Creativity will brings together more than 1000 students each year in one creative space on the corner of Cuba and Dixon streets, Wellington. James Lobban (video), Larissa Toelupe (interview) and Colin Engelbrecht (story) report.



Crowd wowed by talent, launch for Te Auaha

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Students and graduates showed off their creative skills for gala launch of $22.5 million centre.

The launch included live performances from the new institute’s programmes, plus speeches from Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry.



Te Auaha NZ Institute of Applied Creativity launched in capital

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

NewsWire.co.nz graduate and student reporters covered the event live.



PHOTO ESSAY: Women seek refuge at Awhina Society

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Awhina Society offers refuge and support for women in need.



PHOTO ESSAY: Day in life of tattoo artist

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Marking clients with custom tattoo art is all part of a day’s work for Katy Hayward in a studio which is also an art gallery. JADE WINTON-LOWE reports.



Seeing school through eyes of kids, families lifts Postgate

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Advisory groups engaging families are raising Maori and Pacific achievement at Postgate School in Whitby.

ZARIUS SAMUEL reports it is all part of what principal Adam Campbell says involves seeing learning through children’s eyes.



PHOTO ESSAY: Playshop Live

May 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story, Uncategorized

Playshop Live has people laughing from improvised comedy. AMY MCEWEN follows the actors at the rehearsals of the latest show.



The Moots collide with NZ Music Month on tour

May 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Indie rockers say they are now writing the kind of music that they set out to.



Karori crowds determined to save uni campus for community

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An abandoned looking Ako Pai Marae on Victoria University’s campus typifies the value that locals see in the former education facilities.

AMY MCEWEN reports on local reaction and the meeting.



PHOTO ESSAY: Special Olympics power lifter Alex Johnsen

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

An inside look at the training of a Special Olympics power lifter. ANDREW JOHNSEN captured the intense session at Morrinsville Fitness Centre.



WATCH: RSA’s 100th centenary at the National War Memorial

May 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

The RSA celebrated its centenary at the Pukeahu War Memorial in Wellington.
COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



Comedians help vulnerable kids with charitable laughter

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

Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.



Hills Hats anything but old hat as popularity inspires factory shop

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Headgear’s popularity is on the rise. Matt Tso talks to Hills Hatman Simon Smuts-Kennedy.



Titahi Bay Intermediate thriving despite $75,000 budget cut

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

School’s rise from decile two to four, has its upsides and downsides, says principal.



Anzac women connected through fashion and stories

Apr 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House



Te Aro wins back school decile six rating after ministry raises it to 10

Apr 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

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.



Karori public meeting to talk about empty teacher campus

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26



Sigmund’s last football battle has a disappointing end

Apr 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Fans of the Wellington Phoenix said goodbye to a retiring crowd favourite.



New building to reflect Newtown’s multi-cultural roll

Apr 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Design to incorporate art and structural qualities from different cultural groups.



Karori West Normal School tackles growing roll with new buildings

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Four new buildings to cater for growth which continues to reflect multi-cultural area.



Porirua people offer their thoughts about merging with Wellington

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

With local body elections this year, and talk of mergers going on, what do Porirua people say?



Queen Charlotte College’s new boss knows her way around the school

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

After spending nearly a decade in supporting roles, Betty Whyte takes over the top job this year.



Artist sets herself ‘a/part’ from the crowd with first solo show of her body

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Sam Dollimore puts herself in the spotlight with a body of work that took more than 200 hours.



Thorndon School uses Tuffery art to make temporary rooms like home

Apr 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.



Wellingtonians have a say in getting their city moving – but be quick

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.



Promenade leads CubaDupa on a merry dance

Mar 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Boulevard of Dreams a promenade performance through the streets of Wellington during Cuba Dupa.



Pōkarekare Ana turns 100 and launches this year’s CubaDupa

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Royal New Zealand Air Force will lead Pōkarekare Ana to open CubaDupa celebrations



Wellington and Porirua merger talk has people in three minds

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Swinging voters could decide the outcome in a merger was put to a vote.



WATCH: A special art gallery in Abel Smith St values citizens

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, Student Features

Alpha Art Studio enables people with an intellectual disability to be active and valued. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.



Celebrating 100 years of summer in the Hutt

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Second annual Holi Festival brightens up Johnsonville

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

Crowds not as big as hoped for, but the show went on.



Donation keeps the water flowing at performance centre.

Mar 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Thanks to a classmate’s forgetfulness, Whitireia performers are keeping themselves hydrated.



Maori unlikely to bother with flag vote based on history

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

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.



Young Maori mum not a victim of statistics

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Teenage mothers are nearly three times more likely to be uneducated and unemployed. LEAH FLYNN talks to Terihia Trillo who bucks the trend.



Paraparaumu teaching legend reflects on 40 years with teenagers

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Chrissie Jorgenson says kids have not changed, despite all of the technology. VIRGINIA FALLON reports.