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Posts Tagged ‘ Yc Lee ’

Politics, bureaucracy stop Island Bay cyclists in their new bike track

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A new year was supposed to bring an upgraded commuter cycleway to Island Bay, but politics and red tape have cast doubt overthe project. After receiving the go-ahead at the beginning of December, behind-the-scenes politiking has resulted in another meeting in February likely. YC LEE reports.



WATCH: Contemporary twists to Maori art forms

Jan 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

The biennal Toi Maori Art Market returned to Wellington with a collection of Maori and indigenous art. YC LEE reports.



Popular kids author has kids up and dancing at Te Papa

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Craig Smith and his wife Margaret Amor take singalong tour around the country.



Capital makes soothing noises, but some are wary of housing review

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council reviews as central government looks set to get rid of state housing.



Medal honours people behind capital’s beloved baby care packs

Nov 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Lead Story, News

Jo Alderdice and Little Sprouts charity has gone from making one baby care pack to becoming one of Wellington’s Local Heroes.



Toi Māori Art Market woven in Wellington

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Trailblazers of traditional craft and cultural art from NZ, Hawaii and Canada are celebrated in Toi Maori.



Word on the street says inequality on voters’ minds tonight

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

Newswire hits the Wellington streets – JONTY DINE and YC LEE ask voters for their thoughts.



Campaign meetings in “three-horse race” Ohariu suggests close call

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

With just a 1000-vote majority, Peter Dunne’s Ohariu seat could be a game changer.



Putting the 9/11 tragedy under the microscope

Sep 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

An exhibition in Wellington puts the events of September 11, 2001 under close scrutiny.



Gareth Watkins says Farewell as Nga Taonga launches new era

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

The merged national media archive’s first Curator-at-Large talks with YC LEE about his love of sound and vision.



Labour’s McAnulty not surprised by undecided voters

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Door knocking suggests many National and Green voters will give him their electorate vote.



St Pauls in Wellington hosts 1000 at Forum on Child Poverty

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A 10-year-old girl who challenged a politician to help her friend out of poverty typifies passionate crowd.



Peace rallies for Israel and Palestine take to Wellington streets

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

As Israel enters Gaza, white doves and loudspeakers highlight the conflict in Wellington.



Local and regional issues on the mind of new councillor

Nov 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Northern Ward’s Malcolm Sparrow believes amalgamation will help address issues such as jobs.



Traffic, mall and living wage on minds of northern ward voters

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Local body elections, News

Johnsonville meeting brings out 50 voters to ask candidates questions



Khandallah celebrates library milestone

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

The Khandallah community held an event to celebrate its library’s diamond jubilee – and keeping the opening hours in a budget cut battle with council. YONG-CHOO LEE reports.



Baylands Brewery pulls a pint of their best bitter

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News

Newlands brewers get in on the craft beer craze with their boutique efforts.



Troubadour cyclists getting creative on planet Earth

Aug 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Biking around a continent is ‘not everyone’s cup of tea’, but this show offered the experience vicariously.



Quiz night planned to help Scouts on way to Jamboree

Aug 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Test your knowledge at the quiz fundraiser for Newlands Scouts and help them get to Jamboree.



Evolve youth service all ready for the next big shake

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Central city team members are glad they moved from their old building to safer premises.



North Wellington community volunteer awards nominations close

Jul 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s northern suburbs residents have put forward their volunteering stars for awards.



Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.

A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.



Hot dogs, cherry picker used in ACC protest

May 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Hot dogs and a cherry picker were used to disrupt the footpath outside ACC head office in Wellington this week to publicise a $4.6 million claim. YONG-CHOO LEE reports.



Pair earn national spot and give Newlands a bowls milestone

May 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Talented teenagers enthusiastic about ‘indie cred’ and affordability of lawn bowls.



Newlands take disaster seriously – even if it is an exercise

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Other

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds became disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.