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Posts Tagged ‘ andy foster ’

Council questioned over waterfront building transparency

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

Waterfront Watch hopes submissions are impartial and independent, but many in favour are from outside city



Waterfront Watch challenges capital council on consulation

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public had just five days to digest latest plans from consultation for last remaining building site



Arts and culture hit if capital ‘slush fund’ axed, says Foster

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Scrapping the council’s “slush fund” would deal a blow to Wellington’s arts and culture activity, says long-time councillor and mayoral candidate Andy Foster. He talks to ANGELA REID about the role in plays in the cultural capital.



Political tourism an untapped market say local politicians

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Mayoral candidates say the city is not taking full tourism advantage of its role as capital.



LISTEN: Mayoral candidates split on fixing homeless issue

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Figures show 50 people are sleeping rough in capital. What are the mayoral options? SALLY MUYOMA reports



Council processes under fire in mayoral debate

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Mayoral hopefuls attack each other over council fund process that led to Singapore Airlines being given $800,000 a year. LAURA KEOWN reports.



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Mayoral candidates get and give Living Wage messages

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘Luckily I work by myself. No-one gets to see me eating nothing’



Community gets a say on future of Karori campus

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

A meeting tonight will give the Karori community a say on the future of the vacant Victoria University campus.



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.



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



Earthquake make-over for 107 year old tunnel

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellingtonians are not totally convinced about Greens transport spend

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Greens Party has announced a half-billion-dollar public transport spend for Wellington if it gets into power. Most locals think the ideas have merit, but decisionmakers expect more communication, and trolley buses are not popular. SARAH WILSON reports.



What’s on your mind when you cross the street?

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

WATCH: Wellington City Council’s new Think, Look, Cross campaign will cost rate-payers up to $100,000.



Gill loses eastern ward seat to Greens’ Sarah Free

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six new councillors sitting around re-elected Wellington city Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s table.



Almost half of ward candidates don’t bother showing to meeting

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

Large public turn-out to Ngaio’s western ward meeting not reciprocated by some candidates.



Businesses put their ideas forward for Canal Reserve development

Sep 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

Local businesses want parking and seating included in terraces’ flyover makeover.



Councils cut down on their catering costs – no free lunch

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

In leaner times, councils in the Wellington region are looking to spend less on feeding their councillors.



Card campaign for cheaper Wellington student fares

Mar 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

More students will vote in local body elections if they receive discounts, says student president.



City council faces tough decisions on quake-safing

Sep 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Choice of quake-strengthening or demolishing heritage buildings.



Tennis club says new fees threaten survival

Aug 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council raises club’s land rental 173%.



CCTV cameras set to replace street patrols

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Walkwise patrol faces funding cuts as contract comes up for renewal.



Student journalists share quake risk with council

Dec 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Eerily timed shake brings home message to strengthen buildings



Petition requests one side parking on narrow roads

Nov 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Avoiding parked cars a danger for Newlands motorcyclist.



Absolutely, positively logo here to stay for now

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At least one city councillor thinks it’s time for a change.



Planned roundabout not enough says Kelburn mum

Oct 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

E-Petition started to push for pedestrian crossing



Lobby group says city council is ignoring its own safety plan

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The City is Ours wants Wellington City Council to pay more heed to its 2008 Walking Plan’s safety measures, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Some in eastern suburbs don’t want 30kph limit

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

They say city council did not consult properly over change.



Thorndon to fight for shallow pool plan

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

No retractable roof, but locals want new learners’ area.



New group casts doubts on tunnel travel time

Aug 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Deadline looms for submissions on tunnel link roads



Million dollar deal would give city cyclists more road room

Jul 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Cyclists push for a deal to double the city’s cycling budget to $1 million, reports TESSA JOHNSTONE.



Centenarian tunnel closes for probe

Oct 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Investigation of Karori tunnel to widen it, fix water leak.



Plenty of challengers take on sitting councillors

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Incumbents in capital’s Eastern, Northern and Onslow-Western Wards want another shot at running city. NIKKI PAPATSOUMAS reports.



Incumbent councillors want job again in three Wellington wards

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

But there are plenty of options for voters seeking change. Report by NIKKI PAPATSOUMAS.



Karori won’t give up on synthetic turf

May 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But mud-free strips are still a long way away.



How new height rules will affect harbour views

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The public will lose its say on waterfront buildings.



Much more to be done for cycle-safe capital

May 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Cycle-friendly wheels not yet in motion, cycling advocates reckon.



City bikies ask council to protect their rides

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Parked motorcycles are vulnerable to damage from cars.



Taxi drivers want to extend bus lane trial

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Taxis using four bus lanes in traffic trial, want more.



Policies will make city more walkable, rideable

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

WCC has approved policies to cut barriers to walking and cycling.