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Millions for poor may be grabbed by landlords

Feb 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Building more houses, rather than topping up wages, is answer says the author of the Salvation Army State of the Nation report. LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to Alan Johnson.



Millions for poor may be grabbed by landlords

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

Building more houses, rather than topping up wages, is only answer says report author. LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to Alan Johnson.



Renters in for a hell of a time in coming months and years

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

Homelessness predicted to rise as wage and housing cost gap widens



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.



This year’s rental issues the worst, says flat hunter without a home

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

Salvation Army report cards says rental costs are outstripping incomes for everyone



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.



Quality teachers needed in early childhood sector

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

There isn’t enough qualified teachers to match the number of children enrolled in early childhood care.



Community hub gives more options for residents in Johnsonville

Feb 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New building breaks monopoly on Johnsonville commercial real estate, says community leader



NZ to whakatū for women’s rights 125 years after vote victory

Feb 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

‘Whakatū Wāhine’ to celebrate 125 years of women’s voting rights – that’s what the Ministry for Women wants Kiwis to do. The phrase means Women Stand Up and represents not just women, but all people, standing up for women’s rights. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.



Thousands at Porirua foreshore for Waitangi Day

Feb 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Circus performance student Eli Joseph gets a bird’s eye view of the Waitangi Festival in Porirua. SARAH MCMULLAN reports the new event was a big success.



Law professor after justice for baby name choices

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Law professor offers pro bono appeal so parents can get the baby name they want.



Pets suffering as the summer heatwave continues

Jan 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The SPCA are warning people to take extra care of their pets during this hot summer as they continue to see cases of animal injuries as a result of the hot weather.



Wellingtonians embracing Waitangi Day

Jan 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

With Waitangi Day approaching people in Wellington’s Civic Square had a chance to say what Waitangi Day means to them.



Talking politics encouraged on new chat forum

Jan 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Other, Radio News

New Zealanders can now discuss political issues effecting them on a new online forum run by two former political hopefuls. Next Best Thing NZ is a Facebook page run by former Opportunities Party members Dr Jenny Condie and Jessica Hammond Doube. Dr Jenny Condie says they want to encourage New Zealanders take political action. Dr […]



See you in the New Year

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Merry Christmas from students and staff at Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting everyone. Have a great break.



WATCH: Johnsonville feeling Christmas spirit

Dec 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

WATCH: Thousands of people in Johnsonville turned out to watch Santa and his band of elves at the annual Christmas parade.



WATCH: Locals flood the streets for Thorndon Fair

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Forty-year-old street fair delivers the goods as a local school fundraiser



Rail funding call should not forget road needs, says wary AA

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Motorists don’t want rail investment “crowding out” roading projects, the Automobile Association says.

Reacting to a report calling for more rail investment, the AA warns against rail at the expense of road funding. THOMAS CROSKERY reports.



Phoenix coach laments letting home games slip after taking control

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Defeat to Melbourne Victory continues run of second half defensive lapses



Civil Defence reassures those without smartphones

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: Tauranga team ace it in the pool

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, Sport

Smiles, splashes and pride aplenty in Kilbirnie pool. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Big challenges overcome by special olympians

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

Wellington this week has hosted a range of talented special Olympians from around New Zealand, some having to overcome financial and transport issues to compete.



Hopes are high for new ministerial portfolio

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Prominent constitutional lawyer has high hopes for government’s new ministerial portfolio



New Wellington bike path would avoid ‘Hunger Games’

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Cycling Action Network spokesperson Patrick Morgan supports separate space for cyclists.

A shared space with pedestrians, would amount to throwing everyone together to fight it out, he said. THOMAS CROSKERY reports.



Conditioning coach stays on for ultimate reward

Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport, Uncategorized

Max Symes the new strength and conditioning coach at Marist St Pats is helping Marist St pats rugby club prepare for the 2018 season after just finishing an internship with the Highlanders in Super Rugby.



Taking tea to raise money for Wellington hospice

Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Uncategorized

Mary Hospice is set to benefit from a high tea experience put on by hospitality students in Wellington.



Colonisation blamed for resistance to Te Reo

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Prison reform raises hope of 1989 report’s “habilitation” idea

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

JustSpeak and veteran justice campaigner Moana Jackson excited by prisons review



PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of an SPCA volunteer

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

The SPCA of Wellington survives on volunteer help. LAURA WILTSHIRE visited and documented some of their work.



Top lawyer backs plans for review commission

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wrongful convictions will get a separate appeal option under new Government’s justice policy.



Wellingtonians face high cost of quake repairs

Nov 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Inner-city residents face high costs for quake strengthening, but most should have a plan in place.



WATCH: Wellington Cable Car notches up a milestone

Nov 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellington’s Cable Car has been hauling people up up to Kelburn for 115 years. Thomas Croskery reports.



Building owners can bank on council to stop bits falling on people

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Developer Richard Burrell scolded Wellington City councillors for considering loaning money to building owners to stop masonry and parappets falling off – but they voted for the plan. THOMAS CROSKERY reports from the council City Strategy Committee meeting.



Locals endorse expressway as Peka Peka to Otaki stretch starts

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals turn out to hear expressway plans at Te Horo meeting, and economic benefits are being hailed



Government gets climate change message

Nov 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington’s trolley buses rolled out of service last week despite pleas to keep them. A desire for carbon neutral public transport fueled a demonstration outside Unity Books on Willis Street. Around fifty Wellingtonians attended the protest where local transport activist Roland Sapsford called on the new government to prove its commitment to halting climate change. […]



Region plans get shake up as new emergency plans rolled out

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As the one year anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake approaches, Wellington Regional Emergency Management is schooling locals up on new hubs.

THOMAS CROSKERY reports on one of the meetings in Karori.



Busy Councillor steps up to fill vacancy

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Housing affordability, community housing, rentals and wet house project in Council’s sights.



Council makes appointments to fill Eagle’s vacancy

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Council is Wellington’s biggest landlord and Dawson intends to support tenants



New leadership for student legal advocacy group

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Environment, community key for the next generation of leaders of a student legal advocacy group



Climate change promise all rhetoric say trolley bus fans

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals farewell trolley buses amid calls for sustainable transport.



Chinese speakers surge thanks to schools support

Oct 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis’ need for Chinese language, cultural knowledge underlined amid growth of Mandarin in schools



Wellington City Council hopeful fighting for early Christmas present

Oct 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour candidate acknowledges hard fight in race for Eagle’s old council seat.



Ardern on the campaign trail at Vic Uni

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story



WATCH: Performers, mayor switch on capital’s new creative campus

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Circus, dance, music, Māori and Pacific performers turn on lights for Te Auaha ahead of opening in 2018.



Passionate plea for Kiwis to vote for “killing capital gain”

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Homelessness, low home ownership described as tragedy and outrage



WATCH: Advance voting gets underway

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Electoral Commission opens 485 advance voting booths around the country



Candidates turn on NZ First over Māori seats ‘privilege’

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hugh Barr ‘living on another planet’ at Sustainability Trust meeting



Emotional stories and pledge for living wage action

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Emotional living wage stories shared and politicians pledge to take action



Newlands resident wins business and Parliament trust prize

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Holly Blackler (22) used Questions Time as the top of her winning essay



Young Samoans after fresh start in NZ 50 years after Tony arrived

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

No parent wants to be away from their kids, but circumstances mean it is necessary



Aro Valley murals get a make over

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Inequities in health linked to high stomach cancer rates for Maori

Mar 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

An Otago University stomach cancer report highlights over-representation of Maori in stats. FINN RAINGER reports.



Capital, Hutt millions go to regional trains, buses says campaigner

Dec 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington and Lower Hutt ratepayers are being unfairly charged for expensive rail costs in the wider region according to independent research. FINN RAINGER talks to Tony Randle who has done the numbers and wants them changed.



Cafe hopes it will be second time lucky for national award

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Three Wellington cafes will be vying for Cafe of the Year honour.



PHOTO ESSAY: Wild southerly winter slams capital

Oct 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News, Picture story

A broken piece of wind art, hail, damaged coastlines – it’s all in a winter’s day for the capital. SUE TEODORO records the action.



Performer helps people find their “presence” in capital workshop

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

FINN RAINGER talks to Bert van Dijk about his performance workshop next month and his vision for the future.



Election in “God’s hands now,” says Kris Fa’afoi

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Labour candidate Kris Fa’afoi and his team are waiting anxiously in Titahi Bay for the results to drop.



Paul Foster-Bell quietly confident at the Backbencher

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National party candidate Paul Foster-Bell spent the day with a sleep in and then helping people vote.



WATCH: Voting begins with rain and wind

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

FRANCESCA JAGO and LIZE IMMELMAN report visited the Kelburn School which was one of the Wellington polling stations today.



Online voting tool a big hit for people ‘On the Fence’

Sep 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

NewsWire asks five voters to get On The Fence, a simulation tool is being used by kiwi’s worldwide.



Chicken joins politicians for election debate on factory farming

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hettie the hen on the hustings with five election candidates in Wellington.



Eco friendly fabrics leave small footprint

Aug 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A local Owhiro Bay artist has created a business
which puts the enviroment first.



Toilet upgrade just the start of an image upgrade for Petone

May 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The local community is to play a major role in the transformation of Petone’s Jackson Street toilets.



New principal loving community support at Greenacres

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Greenacres School principal is implementing much needed change in the school and the community.



Unwelcome southerly storm slams capital

Mar 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Severe southerly winds of 120km kept ferries tied up and closed roads in the capital.



Mayoral candidates share their visions for Upper Hutt City

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections, News

Economic growth is at the top of the wishlists for Upper Hutt City mayoralty contenders, reports JANELLE CHEESMAN.



Explosion averted at Cuba St cafe

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Firefighters ensure a fire is well and truly out in Cuba St. SAM DUFF and SAM BRODIE report.



Visualising Wellington’s future with 3D digital tools

Feb 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Exhibit shows ‘fly-throughs’ of the past, present and future of Wellington.



Busy Wellington Youth Council wants new members

Dec 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council for young people says year ahead is full of new projects.



Island Bay exhibition makes Christmas art affordable for all

Dec 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘It’s Art for Christ’s Sake’ a collaboration between gallery owner and 10 of her friends.



Minuit’s new album all set to be the sound for summer

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Local band Minuit’s latest album has a flavour of the islands with its Pacific style beats.



Bennett agrees to fund sexual abuse helpline after public pressure

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Petition signed by 12,000 moves Government to save sexual abuse helpline.



Newtown fights plans for new liquor store

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Another liquor store just spells trouble for Newtown health services trying to cope with people vulnerable to alcohol problems, say agencies.

VOMLE SPRINGFORD talks to the store owner and residents worried about vulnerable residents being exploited.



Legions of fans come out to cosplay at the Armageddon Expo

Nov 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Cosplay may seem strange and foreign but the community is friendly to newcomers, reports TAREN STEVENS.



Bypass heritage buildings left empty

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Heritage buildings on Willis St, owned by the New Zealand Transport Agency, are still empty five years after the inner-city bypass opened.

While some bypass buildings are finally showing signs of life, KRISTEN PATERSON reports the Willis St corner remains unloved.



Bikers carry the ‘non-violence towards women’ message to school

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The White Ribbon Ride rolls into Linden School to the delight of the pupils.



Wellington’s old trains may be destined for Africa

Jun 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mystery buyer from South Africa may take all 35 of them.



Laneway rocks despite hot sun, soul-less venue

Feb 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Music festival celebrated art at its loudest, most raucous.



Voting – a potentially expensive unsocial day

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

It could be costly if procedures are not followed.



One preferred party poll to rule them all

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Saturday night we’ll know if the political polls were right.