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Tory Whanau: Extraordinary moment New Zealand mayor is forced to admit she has a drinking ...

The Daily Mail 29 Nov 2023
Tory Whanau, the mayor of New Zealand's capital Wellington, made headlines in July when she allegedly left a restaurant without paying the bill after telling a waiter ... Another Wellington councillor, Diane Calvert told radio station Newstalk ZB she hoped Ms Whanau was getting the help she needed.

Taika Waititi 'Had No Interest' in Directing a Marvel Movie, Took 'Thor: Ragnarok' Because He ...

Statesville Record & Landmark 28 Nov 2023
North Iredell Band invited to Carolinas Carrousel Parade Man breaks into Burke County sheriff’s patrol car, raps on police radio What's open and closed on Thanksgiving this year? ... 'What We Do in the Shadows' Spinoff 'Wellington Paranormal' Expands as PodcastIman Vellani Says 'The ...

Seymour: Pharmac culture 'needs to change'

NewstalkZB 28 Nov 2023
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and Act leader and Associate Health Minister (Pharmac) David Seymour with Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro after the swearing-in ceremony at Government House, Wellington ... Smalley, a former Newstalk ZB and Today FM radio host, had been an outspoken critic of Pharmac and the way it decides which drugs to fund ... .

New Zealand’s new conservative government promises to ‘restore law and order’

La Prensa Latina 24 Nov 2023
“Our government will rebuild the economy to ease the cost of living, and deliver tax relief to increase the prosperity of all New Zealanders,” Luxon announced in Wellington, public broadcaster Radio New Zealand reported ... In the Oct ... The new government is scheduled to take office after being sworn in on Monday. EFE. wat/pd ....

Phoenix Foundation: Still rising after 20 years

RNZ 17 Nov 2023
I didn't know much about them and had never seen them live, but someone told me that Samuel Flynn Scott, one of the group's two lead singers, could be found at Radio Active, the Wellington alternative station, and as I recall it was Sam who answered the phone ... House, Wellington.

Crimson chronicles

Dawn 16 Nov 2023
THE dead die when ceremony replaces memory. Ask the souls of those millions who sacrificed their lives throughout the history of human conflict ... They lie deep, “too deep for tears” ... News of Wellington’s victory over Napoleon in 1815 reached London’s Whitehall after three days. The telegraph and the radio, however, brought modern wars into real time ... .

RNZ marks 75 years of broadcasting shortwave into the Pacific

RNZ 09 Nov 2023
It has been 75 years since Radio New Zealand commenced broadcasting on shortwave frequencies, into the Pacific region. The service used two 7.5 kilowatt transmitters in Titahi Bay, near Wellington, which had been left by the United States Military, after WWII. Radio New Zealand began short-wave broadcasts to Australia and the Pacific in 1948.

RNZ Pacific's shortwave service turns 75

RNZ 08 Nov 2023
Using two 7.5 kilowatt transmitters in Titahi Bay, near Wellington, Radio New Zealand began ...

The 'wandering eye' that will take you back to the beginnings of Fat Freddy's Drop

RNZ 29 Oct 2023
Hunter, a Wellington creative and film maker, was one of a small band of people who accompanied the emerging indie band on their first European tour in 2003 ... The band had been recording and releasing their first music on Wellington's student radio station, Radio Active since the late 1990s.

'My first and best adventure buddy': Dr Tom Mulholland farewelled by hundreds after sudden death

NewstalkZB 17 Oct 2023
Known affectionately as Dr Tom, the medical practitioner, adventurer and devoted father had helped hundreds of thousands of people globally over the past three decades - hosting his own TV and radio shows, writing two best-selling books. His death on October 8 in Wellington has sparked an outpouring of tributes and sadness from those who knew him ... .

New Zealand’s ‘Russian Edits Scandal’ — How a National Broadcaster Demonized the Truth

Consortium News 07 Oct 2023
Mick Hall tells the wrenching tale of Radio New Zealand accusing him of spreading Russian propaganda while he documented facts on the Ukraine crisis in his work for the broadcaster. Radio New Zealand House, Wellington ... He is a former digital journalist at Radio New Zealand (RNZ) ...

The Shipwrecks of the Red Sea: a Diver’s Paradise

Egyptian Streets 15 Sep 2023
Photo credit ... In addition to the ship’s propellers and guns, the site boasts an intact cargo that includes motorcycles from BSA and Norton, trucks from Bedford, Morris, and Ford, UC-MkII tanks, rifles, aircraft and radio components, wellington boots, ample munitions, and two steam locomotives that were scattered on both sides of the wreck ... ....

BOE Meeting – August 14th, 2023

Wellington Daily News 23 Aug 2023
Wellington based radio station KLEY proposed a partnership with USD ...

Review of NZ national broadcaster recommends more oversight, training after BBC and Reuters stories altered

Reuters 03 Aug 2023
WELLINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Editorial processes at New Zealand's national radio broadcaster need greater oversight and training, according to an independent undertaken after Radio New Zealand (RNZ) found stories published on its website were altered to present "a false account of events".