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Posts Tagged ‘ whitireia journalism ’

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.



RWC collectors’ item proves popular

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

All Blacks stamp sheet went to press moments after the win.



Seven-year-old responsible for Wellington ice rink

Sep 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young petitioner will be the first to skate on the ice.



Increase in vinyl sales helps independent music stores

Sep 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Uncategorized

Vinyl may be just the ticket for independent music stores in New Zealand as they fight to stay afloat in a declining market.



Pricey wine, a cheeky streaker and oh, a little game of rugby

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Opinion, Sport

NewsWire’s ANNA WILLIAMS finds out that our national game is worth checking out, even for the ambivalent rugby watcher.



Eagles sore, but remain undeterred by loss

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

Eagles went hungry, Wallabies munch on the leaves of victory.



Brothel sign deemed indecent by city council

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Happy Pants has to rethink controversial advertising slogan.



Twentieth Governor-General of NZ sworn in

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

John Key and Lockwood Smith attend the historic ceremony.



Latest World Press Photo exhibition is snapshot of the world

Aug 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Haiti earthquake, WikiLeaks, Thai red shirt protests,Google street views captured in stunning images, reports TESSA JOHNSTONE.



Cool, cool auction to raise money for SPCA

Jul 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Canterbury igloo auctioned for charity on Trade Me.



Otari students use the bush as a classroom

Jun 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School pupils become native guides and share knowledge.



Education Ministry must foot $75,000 flood bill

Jun 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A school in Porirua East has flooded twice in just two months.



Pooches are pampered on the Miramar peninsula

May 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Miramar shares more than just moviemaking with Hollywood.



Radioman Joyce opens our new media centre

May 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

It’s the start of a new era for Whitireia’s Journalism.



Earmuffs, mask ‘must wear’ in Mt Vic Tunnel

Apr 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Art exercise has a whiff of reality with ventilation work due.



A teenage view on nana’s wheels

Apr 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Opinion, Student Features

Your modern teen hopes like heck he can look cool even when driving his gran’s small car. Is this remotely possible in a Sirion or a Getz or will the iCar rule the roost, asks BEN STRANG.



No limit on Capital’s CBD pokie numbers

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Suburban pokie machines to be limited, but not in central city.



Kiwisaver doesn’t save Kiwis when in dire straits

Mar 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Most turned down for Kiwisaver refunds due to financial hardship.



New heritage trail launched at Kapiti

Aug 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pipi Trail takes in 13 historic sites and highlights Otaki history,