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Posts Tagged ‘ Whitireia Polytechnic ’

PHOTO ESSAY: Pop up roadshow heads to Porirua

May 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story, Uncategorized

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



WATCH: Te Auaha facts and figures

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Gino Acevedo, Te Auaha ambassador and Weta Digital creative director, with student Orama Fisher made up for the launch. Image, Joanna Piatek; Video, James Lobban



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.



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.



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.



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.



Newlands and Mana buses activate audio surveillance

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

The green buses now have active audio surveillance on board to record incidents.



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.



From Olympic competitor to Olympic ambassador

Apr 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Sport

As the next games draw near, Melissa Ingram talks to Dominic Godfrey about her new life mentoring young Kiwis.



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



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



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.



Kelson balances new tech and traditional teaching

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

iPads and Chromebooks will not be replacing hand writing any time soon.



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.



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.



Cara the capital chimp goes under knife to close off her ear

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

A Wellington chimp obsessed with jamming sticks in her ear has had five hours of surgery.



WATCH: Community art festival in Porirua

Jan 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Features, Lead Radio Story, Student Features

TEZA, or the Transitional Economic Zone of Aotearoa, is a public art project bringing art and the community together. BRAD FLAHIVE reports.



WATCH: The big history of a little street

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: News, Picture story

LEEDS STREET is one of Wellington’s little laneways tucked away in the city’s Te Aro precinct. Andrew Johnsen reports on its revitalisation.



Write, voice, or video your call for more refugees

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



All aboard the bus to Christmas cheer in Wellington

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

With Christmas fast approaching, the capital finds ways of spreading the spirit.



Support for New Zealand Land wars remembrance day

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Ngati Toa hope All Blacks bring cup back for visit to Ka Mate’s home

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Ngati Toa are glad the All Blacksfinally came to visit them and enjoyed teaching them about Ka Mate.



Migrant Journeys is more than just a new book launched

Dec 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Your cab driver can be doctors, architects and scientists, and author doubts many people ask why.



Education a priority for local league team

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Weekend celebrations planned for school’s 50th

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Two days of celebrations will mark 50 years for Redwood School in Tawa next year.



Countries in conflict to come together at WOMAD 2016

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

China, Greece, USA, Mali and Syria are among the countries represented on stage at WOMAD 2016.



PHOTO ESSAY: Paris, we stand with you

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

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.



Professionals mobilise to fight rapid bus plan for Wellington

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fair, Intelligent Transport wants to to educate the public on issues and solutions.



Wellington’s disabled stars ready to jam

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Mayor Wade-Brown leads vigil against terrorism

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Growing a moustache helps promote men’s health.

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Movember moustaches start to sprout

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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.



Mental health worker uses his own journey to help others

Nov 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News

Familiarity with mental health events helps a worker in the field do his job, and reflect on his role with EMMA MOODY.



Careers expo inspires students from colleges in Porirua

Oct 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mana College’s hall buzzing with hundreds of local students talking to careers advisers.



WATCH: Giant scrabble gets capital thinking about adult literacy

Sep 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Literacy Aotearoa helps raise awareness at Wellington Railway Station.



‘No thinking about anything else when you fight’

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Sport, Top Picture

Fighting is all about solving problems, says Muay Thai kickboxer Angus Lindsey. JOANNA PIATEK talks to him about his sport and his latest bout.



Food trucks feed Kapiti with ministry licence

Sep 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Local food truckers from the coast are now feeding the hordes on Friday nights in Waikanae.



Increased school role puts pressure on Roseneath School space

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Architects working on redesigning outdoor spaces, and parents get a say.



Kiwi accent for hire earns Ingrid Rugby World Cup gig

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ingrid Dyer from Kapiti has scored a role acting herself in a UK Tesco’s Rugby World Cup commercial



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Careers exhibition offers a look into the future

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Travelling Books program to forge ahead despite loss of key sponsor

Sep 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Literacy Aotearoa doesn’t want a loss of funding to stop new Travelling Books reaching kiwis in need.



Standing up for victims of rainbow violence in New Zealand

Sep 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Domestic violence within the queer community is being tackled head on by a new organisation.

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura – Outing Violence recognises the different issues queer and transgender people face within violent relationships. ALIA OVEREND reports.



Young Saxophonist wins Alex Lindsay music Award

Sep 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment

A broken saxophone didn’t stop a young musician from winning the Alex Lindsay music award.



The future is looking bright for Wellington’s Lux Festival

Sep 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Top Picture

With crowds increasing each year the future is looking bright for Wellington’s Lux Light festival.



Keep Newtown Clean

Sep 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The first ever quarterly clean-up aimed at rekindling original spirit of monthly event that died.



Whitireia Gone Done country

Sep 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

For the first time in 27 years Whitireia Music School is doing a country gig and it’s part of a class assessment.



Bridging the age gap in Karori through a love of cards

Sep 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More young people are getting into Bridge – and winning. Alia Overend reports.



Agencies will need support for new Syrian Kiwis

Sep 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Getting refugees to New Zealand is only the beginning and support organisations will need more funding to service the upcoming increase in refugees. ALIA OVEREND reports.



Refugees can have their voices heard on Wellington Access Radio

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Partnership with ChangeMakers Refugee Forum latest initiative on air.



New Zealanders get behind refugee crisis on Facebook

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Plenty of beds available as social media campaign invites people to open their doors.



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

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 […]



Parents help make basketball possible for St Teresa’s students

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Parents at St Teresa’s School Karori help make basketball a more accessible sport for their kids.



Volleyball hopes first sports festival will bring players to the game

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National organisation gets hands on with schools at regional sports event.



Creative leader predicts new campus centre will light up Wellington

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

THE man who lit up Wellington’s 150th birthday is excited about the creative possibilities of the new polytechnic arts and performance centre on Cuba Street. Construction has just began following a ceremony led by Te Ati Awa iwi in late August. EMMA MOODY reports.



Big dreams for Bigfoot Music’s website launch

Aug 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Andy Mauafua hopes with the launch of his website can create a community space for Kiwi music.



Toa rugby has hopes for future despite not fielding a team in 2015

Jul 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Porirua club is not in the Horowhenua/Kapiti competition for the first time in 18 years.



Cold facts show work needed before everyone has Warm Fuzzies

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

With some of the worst statistics for poorly insulated housing in New Zealand, Wellington is struggling to meet the demand to fit out homes with proper heating. COLIN ENGELBRECHT looks at the statistics, and talks to an organisation which is part of the solution.



Higher life expectancy for Maori not good enough

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, News

The gap between Maori and non-Maori life expectancy has narrowed, but ARANA KENNY finds there is more work to be done.



Super city gone, but Wellingtonians still want change for local economy

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

However, neither Auckland nor Wellington economies are starring in the unemployment figures



Porirua schools work smart with funding to plug in digital learners

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua schools are part of the spend-up on electronics through smart use of grants and funding.



Drivers adjusting their travel as fuel prices start to bite

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fuel spending is at its highest in 12 months after fuel prices rebound from drop at the end of last year.



Amnesty urges NZ government to open its heart for Syrians

Jun 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Amnesty International members gathered outside Parliament to encourage the Government to increase the refugee quota.

COLIN ENGELBRECHT talked to organisers at the protest.