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Shooters celebrate 100 years of their sport in Wellington

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

The Wellington Smallbore Rifle Association used its annual prizegiving to celebrate centenary



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.



Seniors master the ancient art of Tai Chi

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

A taste of Tai Chi for Johnsonville’s senior citizens as the country marks Seniors Week. Tai Chi was developed in China 500 years ago and has many health benefits according to experts who say it has less impact on the body than other martial arts such as Karate. Instructor Mary Clare says the benefits to […]



WATCH: Disappointment after inconclusive election result

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News

New Zealanders voted on Saturday night to elect a government and the results were inconclusive.



Lions win again… just

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story



Labour mood in Wellington hopeful

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour faithful mingle with MPs Grant Robertson (Wellington Central), Greg O’Connor (Ohariu), Kris Faafoi (Mana) and Ginny Anderson (Hutt South).



Wellingtonians find voting easy

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Uncategorized

Voting appears to have gone smoothly for Wellingtonians today. Some minor delays were reported when polling booths opened at nine o’clock this morning, but no other problems have been reported. People spoken to on Cuba St a short time ago were surprised at how easy the voting process is.



Follow the election here

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Most Popular, Top Picture

The Whitireia Team is covering the election live around Wellington. Click above for a rolling blog of updates as election night progresses.



Marama Te Kira brings Te Reo to Te Papa and her life

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

As Te Reo in schools added to the political debate in the elections, AIMEE EASTWOOD listens to her experience.



Ardern welcomed by crowd at Victoria University

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern arrived at Victoria University to a rousing welcome by students. Increasing rain didn’t deter the selfie-takers. BRONTE WILSON reports.



New Zealand more united than divided: Robertson

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The Labour party is saying that New Zealand does not have a rural/urban divide. Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says New Zealand is more united than divided, despite an angry a protest at a farmers rally in Morrinsville yesterday. He says in his experience, New Zealanders agree on a need for urgency around social issues.



Wellington Lions grounded despite record win

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular



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.



WATCH: 606 pairs of shoes mark World Suicide Day

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Riders Against Teenage Suicide (R.A.T.S.) on their motorbikes played a part in bringing the message to Parliament.

SARAH McMULLAN talks to riders about protecting their tamariki.



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



Housing, healthcare, environment on agenda in Newtown

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Finlayson battles tough crowd, despite suggesting he has compassion



WATCH: Māori Language Week kicks off with Wellington parade

Sep 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

WATCH: Yesterday Stacey Morrison helped launch Māori Language Week in Wellington, with thousands marching to support Te Reo. BRONTE WILSON captured the action.



WATCH: Going Shopping? BYO Boomerang Bag

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: A chance for you to learn to sew, and save the environment during your lunch break



WATCH: Students take Little Shop of Horrors to the stage

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Musical Theatre students at Whitireia Polytechnic Performing Arts are gearing up for opening night.



WATCH: Issues left unaddressed at Rongotai candidates meeting

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Voters left in dark after only two questions from the crowd were answered.



WATCH: African fashion pops up on Wellington’s streets

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

This week Wellington’s Tory Street hosts an African fashion pop up store run by A-Collective



WATCH: Te Reo marches down Lambton Quay

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

WATCH: About 5000 people march to start Maori Language week. ELIJAH Hill got among the crowd.



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



Where are women in politics? Not at Victoria University debate

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The Parties Youth Wing debate at Victoria University had representatives from all the parties on campus, but one group was notably absence – women. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports on a meeting where even the Trump comedian bit off more than he could chew.



Policy trumps personality at a capital candidates’ meeting – just

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Newswire poses the question “How important is personality in your preffered Prime Minister?”



Campaign chair says Labour not getting ahead of itself

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour leads National for the first time in 12 years of polls, but Twyford cautious



Candidates dangle the house lolly in Hutt City symposium

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Social Issues on the agenda as crowd of 40 brave wet night for politics



Wellington principal opposes National policy

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story



Positivity key as Miramar Central School taps into ministry funding

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

Seclusion rooms are being replaced by the Positive Learning for Life programme



Can you guess what Nurses have in their pockets?

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Win movie tickets, dinner for two and a book of poems with your best guess



Thorndon School rebuild expected to be complete by April 2018

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Leaky buildings give school a chance to build flexible learning environment



Kelburn Normal School is getting an $8.5 million face lift

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Rebuild helping school become modern learning environment



Five-year-olds learn to code at Waterloo Primary School

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At Tuesday Coding Club kids learn about the languages and logic driving their devices



Fergusson girls take to SportsFest court

Aug 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Sport, Top Picture

Fergusson Intermediate students from Trentham were among thousands of Wellington regional children at city venues for SportsFest. ELIJAH HILL reports.



Thousands in action for capital SportsFest

Aug 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Picture story, Sport

NewsWire Team joined thousands Wellington region primary students to capture some of the activity.



Celebrants “incredulous” some still negative on same-sex marriage

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Statistics New Zealand says half of same-sex marriages and civil unions for overseas residents



Traditional Maori forms re-imagined by artist Darren Ward

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Weltec tutor is using the eel traps of his whanau to inspire creative students. He talks with PATRICK FRENCH.



Wellington city’s brightest shine at awards

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Student Features, Top Picture

Wellington most influential citizens line up with their Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards. AIMEE EASTWOOD talked to three of the recipients.



Community Radio goes FM after ticking all ministry boxes

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

FM radio surfers will now find a diverse range of shows as they dial, with Wellington Access Radio going live this month on 106.1 FM. Depending on the time of day listeners will find the bilingual Maori Matters, InsideOUT Radio from rainbow communities, or Samoa Ala Mai. ALBION HAINES reports.



WATCH: Wellington Access Radio gets new frequency

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Multimedia, News

Wellington Access Radio Station Manager Kristen Paterson talks about the switch to FM frequency and what’s next for the station.



Porirua principal settles into job where she wants to excite students

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Ragne Maxwell is hoping to revamp the teaching style at Porirua College to get students more engaged in learning. A few months into the job, she sits down with KATENI SAU and talks about her dreams and the actions she intends to take.



Storytellers of the Pacific challenge old societal norms

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, IN DEPTH, Student Features

KATENI SAU explores the challenges of being a Pacific journalist



Wairarapa dams come at a cost says council

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

Dams proposed for two for the Wairarapa reservoirs are not finding favour with locals. The community group Wairarapa Water, People before Profits recently held a protest outside Te Papa to raise awareness in Wellington about the dams. Chairman Dave Field says the Greater Wellington Regional Councils’ proposal is going to come at a cost.  



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



PHOTO ESSAY: Growing craft beer culture in Upper Hutt

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Picture story

A set of photos showcasing Upper Hutt’s developing culture around craft beers and their breweries



More to SPCA than cat and dog adoptions

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Multimedia, News, Picture story, Top Picture

ANGELA REID visits the people and animals behind the Newtown SPCA.



WATCH: Craft beer brewery using Upper Hutt to create special brews

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Upper Hutt is growing a strong craft beer scene. YANNI CAMPBELL reports on why Kereru loves Upper Hutt.



PHOTO ESSAY: Waitangi Day spent telling tales with rock art puppets

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Puppeteers use rock art inspired puppets to tell the story of Pourangahua.



New Te Aro knitting teacher from Spain

Apr 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A Spanish student teacher is running knitting classes at Te Aro school as part of her PhD. Aimee Eastwood reports.



Bellevue School is ready ERO report after accelerating students

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bellevue has accelerated the writing ability of male and Maori students.



Te Aro knitting teacher from Spain

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A Spanish student teacher is running knitting classes at Te Aro school as part of her PhD. Aimee Eastwood reports.



Missing voices in the health system focus of transgender tea time

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The absence of voices from the trans community in the health system was discussed over tea, coffee and cake at Saint Andrews Church as part of Trans Day of Visibility. AIMEE EASTWOOD talks to some of those who spoke.



Brooklyn School is using $3.5 million refit to rethink education

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parents in April get their chances to talk about renovating five teaching spaces



Street opera captivates CubaDupa crowd with feathers fly

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Collaboration of professional opera singers, orchestra and circus acrobats



PHOTO ESSAY: Circus, burlesque, belly, drag

Mar 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

Circus, burlesque, belly and drag performers pulled in an audience at Cuba Dupa on Sunday. ALBION HAINES captured the action in pictures.



Porirua’s Aotea College have big basketball boots to fill

Mar 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Team members talk about building on top 4 placing. ANIL GANASON reports.



Te Auaha director gets first taste of student talent at CubaDupa

Mar 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Te Auaha creative hub’s new director Victoria Spackman ONZM got a taste of her new job on the weekend at CubaDupa . She speaks to SHAR DAVIS.



Zeal showcasing up-and-coming talent during Cuba Dupa

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

MISHAP among an evening of emerging talent at Wellington Festival



Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks about her favourites.

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

NewsWire’s Tayla Quinn and Ulrike Lykke talk to Cuba Dupa 2017 communications manager Brianne Kerr



NewsWire gets low-down on Cuba Dupa 2017

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Cuba Dupa’s Brianne Kerr talks to NewsWire about the festival.



Family festival gives kids their own interactive space

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Crowds of kids and parents converged on their very own part of Cuba Dupa Festival 2017



WATCH: Cuba Dupa gets its own beer for 2017 festival

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: Jade Winton-Lowe gets tasting notes for the Garage Project beer brewed for the occasion.



Japanese anime meets Maori myth in Wellington artist’s new mural

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ruaumoko mural by artist Taupuruariki Brightwell transforms Bond Street.



CubaDupa circus, burlesque, belly and drag performers take over bar

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The circus is coming to Eva Beva on Sunday with a variety of artists, including a college student.



CubaDupa artists ready to make a noise

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

The noise has already begun about CubaDupa this weekend. La Cymbalobylette by French group Dynamogene showcased their mobile and musical street theatre show on Thursday.



Wellingtonians walk for women

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

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Wellington Library storytime takes kids to drag queen’s Promised Land

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Drag queen LaQuisha St Redfern read stories to Wellington’s children at part of Pride 2017.



Does New Zealand have a rape culture? Views from the street

Mar 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Rape culture has been in the news following social media posts and filming of female teachers by college students.

NEWSWIRE TEAM took to the streets of Wellington to ask people if they thought the country had a rape culture.



Kiwis to get a say on how their data is shared

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Night market used to launch Porirua’s latest mural by local artists

Feb 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Porirua’s new mural by artists Chloe Reweti and Ruth Robertson-Taylor stole the show during the official opening at the night market in Porirua’s CBD. KATENI SAU reports.



Big weekend goal for young cyclist

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Sport, Top Picture

Grace Saywell is on a mission to win back the Poneke Plate for Wellington this weekend’s at the Hataitai Velodrome. ANGELA REID reports on the college student’s dreams.



Trans-Tasman partnership good for dragon boat festival

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Organisers hope Wellington’s annual Dragon Boat Festival will benefit from a Trans –Tasman partnership JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Wellingtonians invited to check out local parks

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Olympian’s life remembered in a unique way

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

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Indigenous languages to be put under the spotlight

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Kapiti expressway good news for the environment

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Festival makes it easy for artists on the Fringe

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

Fringe artists say they’re thankful for the platform that the popular New Zealand Fringe festival offers.



Adult playgrounds could soon be a thing

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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Jade winton-lowe reports.



WATCH: New citizens welcomed at Waitangi celebrations

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

New citizens were treated to pōwhiri and kai before Porirua’s Waitangi Day festival.