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Avis Higgs’ designs brought to life

May 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Wellington artist Avis Higgs may have passed away but her daughter has brought her textile designs to life. JULIA STEEL reports.



Women fly and run Wairarapa Balloon Festival

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The sky’s no limit for women who have chased their dreams. SALLY HEMING talk to them about their stories.



Wainuiomata Hill’s Shared Path project worth wait for mayor

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is excited that pedestrians and cyclists can travel safely from Lower Hutt to Wainuiomata.

The Wainui local talks to COURTNEY DAY about the path, which has been a long time coming.



Silverstream 1st XV lose co-captain but coach has talent to call on

May 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Coach Tim Mannix and co-captain Josh Southall talk to ZACHARY GRAHAM as their rugby season starts



Students balance violence, sex, Arabian culture

May 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Creative scenes challenge students in the upcoming performance of The Arabian Nights. Leah Tebbutt reports



Local portrait artists going strong a decade on

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The portrait group which meets in Karori welcomes all artists, and talks to JULIA STEEL.



Going to dark places for a theatre career all part of the training

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greer Samuel took audience, including dad, to dark places as abused child in lead role at BATS Theatre.



Charitable Pick Me Up returns to Wellington and promises free coffee.

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Mission’s winter appeal with a caffeinated boost for low income families. SAM ROBINSON reports.



Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



Newest Mojo cafe opens in June at Te Auaha

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Manager Miriama Royal will lose her cart in the campus foyer, and move into a plant-filled design. ABBY SINCLAIR-PARKER talks to her about the new space.



Amazing maze owner gets scarier

May 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

More haunted attractions may be coming to Wellington and possible nearby cornfields. ZOEY OFFORD talks to Hamish Williams.



Blues music for lunch the first of regular student music in city

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Auaha musicians held their first Wednesday gig today, the first of many open to the public



Plummeting towards earth in a plane makes Muriel think

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A flight from London to Auckland nearly ended in disaster. COURTNEY DAY sits down with a woman who was on the plane.



Kia ora! Kia ora! Mahna! Mahna! – The Muppets take Wellington

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Muppet mania marches on Wellington. BONNIE MOSEN reports.



Blind worried public transport pets may spook guide dogs

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

As pet dogs take to public transport, disability assistance dog handlers fear poorly behaved animals.

BONNIE MOSEN talks with trainers of guide dogs and officials about the issue.



Jazz musician Mark Wilson turns 50 in his beloved Queenstown

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Blind Queenstown musician reflects on life, love, and music at 50 with BONNIE MOSEN



Tuakana/Our Tutors brings the art of creative teachers to life

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An artist’s body twisted into typefaces will accompany carving and jewellery at Te Auaha’s second exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase the work of tutors from Whitireia and WelTec’s creative programmes at the gallery on Dixon Street. NICHOLAS HENDRICKS reports.



Artist has an eye for painting pets

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Macular degeneration almost blinded Susan Bradley – now she gets to bring cats to life artistically. She talks with COURTNEY DAY about her inspiration.



Folau unlikely to be banned from entering NZ

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will likely be able to enter the country despite saying gay people were destined to go to hell.



Cannabis reform attracts hundreds of submissions

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: News

Parliment has been hearing from cannabis users this week over changes to laws around medicinal cannabis.
 



Hurricanes prepare for physical battle

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

The Hurricanes have made five changes ahead of their grudge match against the Lions in Wellington on Saturday.



Hairdressing contributes to cosplayer’s artistic work

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chloe Syder hopes to use Te Auaha as a creative stepping stone to help pursue an artistic career



New Weltec beauty therapy brings hydrotherapy pod to Te Auaha

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

A futuristic pod will be used in training with a new NZQA qualification in NZ



Poll: Government fees free policy helpful but not a deal-breaker

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students at Te Auaha NZ Institute of Creativity are asked what difference the fees-free policy has made



Te Auaha theatres providing creative spaces for Wellington performances

May 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Comedy Fest shows, musical events and more planned to be held in Te Auaha’s theatre spaces



Escaping trauma, healing from the past in Wellington

May 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Former Colombian refugee Yibeth Morales Ayala relives her experience and gives her view on the refugee intake system. TOM CROSKERY reports.



Salvation Army window tells true story of grandmother’s loss

Apr 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Women’s side of the story is represented in Johnsonville’s heartfelt Anzac window display. Susan Bradley was moved by the story of her own great grandmother. COURTNEY DAY reports.



More dead rats and mice on Predator Free Northland’s agenda

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tim Trengrove, from Predator Free Northland, wants traps in every backyard and council help.



Spate of drone issues raises questions about regulation

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Photographer wants drone buyers licenced so because laws penalise responsible professionals



Solway Primary School ex-students gather for 100th party

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School which survived closure threat makes it to centenary with plenty of stories



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington’s most popular market still booming

Apr 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Wellington Harbourside market continues to draw in large crowds. SAMUEL ROBINSON took a look.



St Oran’s girls 2018 dragon boat title all about mental toughness

Apr 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Captain Alyssa Best, coach Alistair McDonald reflect on teamwork and mental strength



Former PM’s constitutional blueprint greeted with Little caution

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Constitution enthusiasm dampened by minister at launch of Palmer book



Garage Project website nominated for the internet’s highest honour

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s creative community recognised in website standing – and you can cast a vote



Meet London’s woman in Wellington, Laura Clarke

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

British High Commissioner wants more diversity in diplomacy, and LAURA WILTSHIRE finds she’s leading by example



Eastbourne remembers the sinking of the Wahine

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The harbourside community came together to mark 50 years since the tragedy.



WATCH: Radio students promote Te Auaha opening with show

Apr 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

ELI HILL reports on a class tasked with producing a show for the opening of their new campus in the heart of Wellington



Cars driven out of lower Tory Street in favour of pedestrians

Apr 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals need to get used to leaving cars home as council pushes more laneway projects



Combat video journalist Margaret Moth remembered at Te Auaha

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Kiwi-born Moth’s close friend attended the Te Auaha opening. He talks with LAURA WILTSHIRE about her legacy



Bus and train improvement ideas from capital commuters

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Snapper on all services, bike carriers, lower prices for students, and more bus-only lanes are wanted



Ardern rekindles discussion on New Zealand becoming a republic

Apr 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A pro-monarchy group says we would be giving up one of the most stable forms of democracy



Living Wage employees get a pay rise to $20.55 this year

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi’s working for living wage accredited employers will receive and extra 35c an hour from September



Global interest in restorative justice course offered online by Victoria

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Enrollments projected to climb into thousands with its free course



Māori voters to choose their roll over the coming months

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Māori electoral option determines which electoral roll they’ll be on for the next two General Elections



Record visitors for Homegrown provide fresh economy boost

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Close to 14,000 visitors are coming to Wellington this weekend, providing a $7.2 million boost for the local economy.

ANDREW BEVIN does the numbers, and finds a “mellow” crowd has helped.



Autism – it’s time to start looking beyond the male statistics

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to young women with Asperger’s Syndrome who represent the hidden numbers



Ngāti Katoa, iwi all, gathers at Orongomai Marae in Upper Hutt

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

How does a Pākeha become a respected kaumātua? LAURA WILTSHIRE visits the marae her great grandfather helped create.



Deadly drug fentanyl prompts appeal for users to get $8.50 test

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An $8.50 drug testing strip could save your life now that one of the world’s most deadly drugs has turned up in New Zealand’s illicit market.

However police are against the kits marketed by Know Your Stuff. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.



Blasphemy law on way out in time for Easter

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parliamentary vote puts anti-blasphemy law over the first hurdle



Highlanders unbeaten run ends

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Highlanders unbeaten run was ended this weekend when they went down to the Hurricanes 29-12 in Wellington.



Hurricanes notch up third win in a row

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Hurricanes are on a roll with three straight wins after they defeated the Highlanders in Wellington 29-12.



NZ’s cultural capital debate has winner at CubaDupa: Wellington

Mar 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

With Auckland hitting back at the claim Wellington City Council in its latest long term draft that “Wellington is known as the culture capital of New Zealand”, the debate is not going away. So SAM ROBINSON asks the experts.



PHOTO ESSAY: CubaDupa 2018 opens

Mar 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The two-day CupaDupa 2018 party is underway. The NewsWire team of photographers captured the opening in a photo essay slideshow.



Steampunk Aucklanders join CubaDupa party

Mar 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

CubaDupa has attracted festival-goers from around the country, including the Waugh family. Zac Graham reports on the start of day one in Wellington.



Te Auaha make-up artistry team create nymph and troll

Mar 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

CubaDupa crowds pouring through Te Auaha got a glimpse into the creative world of make-up artistry



Kiwi attempts marathon crossing of Greenland ice cap

Mar 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Explorer and serial adventurer, Brando Yelavich will be one of two kiwis attempting the crossing in May.



Te Reo introduction courses for businesses fill up quickly

Mar 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington Chamber of Commerce says it is offering courses because Te Reo important for business



PHOTO ESSAY: Oil petition handed over

Mar 20th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Picture story

A petition was handed to parliament yesterday calling on the government to stop deep sea oil mining, BLAIR MOCKETT captures the action.



Under-funding in past decade leaves polytechs in bad state, says union

Mar 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Tertiary Education Union boss Sandra Grey says new review must recognise that cutting courses, facilities and tutors is bad planning in cyclical downturns.

THOMAS CROSKERY canvasses opinion ahead of review.



Animal welfare petition delivered to Parliament

Mar 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Over 100,000 people have called on the government to end the practice of farrow caging sows.



Concussions crippling the Crusaders

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Crusaders are without All Blacks Ryan Crotty and Samuel Whitelock for this weeks game against the Highlanders.



Hurricanes deal to the rugby super champs

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News, Sport

The Hurricanes have topped the New Zealand conference after beating the Crusaders in Wellington on Saterday.



Kieran McAnulty – painting a region red

Mar 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News, Top Picture

Wairarapa’s new list MP is a man on a mission. He talks to THOMAS CROSKERY about the past, being in Government, and the future.



WATCH: Te Auaha welcomes first students

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Te Kahui Auaha is open for business. 850 students now call Te Auaha home as BRONTE WILSON reports.



Students give new campus the thumbs up

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The students of the brand new Te Auaha building appear to be settling in well despite some early teething problems.



Newtown residents fight to keep post office open

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

Welingtonians are expressing their anger over plans by NZ Post to close the Newtown branch. Newtown residents this week  handed in an 8,000 plus signature petition calling on the government to keep NZ Post offices open. NZ post announced the closures last year. Rongotai MP Paul Eagle says the post offices are an important social […]



WATCH: Te Auaha opens its doors

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Multimedia

The brand new Te Auaha Institute of Creativity officially opened on Monday night as BLAIR MOCKETT reports



Mana Wāhine celebrate 125 years of getting vote

Mar 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

New Zealand’s year long celebration of women’s voting rights launched today at Government House. Laura Wiltshire reports.



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.



Cannabis Party: Ignorance could scuttle bill

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

Steve Wilkinson says he sees ignorance and refusing to look at facts as obstacles hindering the Green’s medicinal cannabis bill.