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Posts Tagged ‘ brooklyn ’

Children vote in favour of Labour/Greens goverment

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

Children voting at Vogelmorn Bowling Club give the Labour/Greens coalition a majority.



Two electorates, one suburb – meet the candidates in Brooklyn

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Residents from Brooklyn and beyond will next week get a chance to meet candidates standing for election in the electorates straddling the suburb and its surroundings. Reporter SAPEER MAYRON speaks to the organiser and locals to learn what they want this election.



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



Vogelmorn Foundation to decide the future of bowling club

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

After failing to sell in August, the Vogelmorn Bowling Club has a chance to be retained for wider community.



Bowling club sale to benefit community but some locals unhappy

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Vogelmorn Bowling Club is on the market and could put about $1 million into a foundation for the community but some residents are not ready to let the club go. LIAM CAVANAGH reports of the community debate.



Secret to success of Brooklyn’s school holiday programme

Jul 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘Celebrity’ Matt’s formula means parents are struggling to get their kids in.



Council’s Brooklyn property sale excluded public, say locals

Dec 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

Building has started on a Brooklyn property which was sold by the Wellington City Council, and locals say they are angry about a process. Meanwhile a social housing trust building on the site is caught in the middle. ANNEKA PAUL reports.



Community loses donations as council cancels clean-up

Nov 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Residents will have to find other ways to dispose of inorganic rubbish as council drops annual events.



Bigger Brooklyn wind turbine application arrives at council

Nov 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Meridian Energy submitted its resource consent application for Brooklyn Turbine upgrade last week.



Brooklyn’s issues aired with newly elected councillors

Oct 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Residents have their say about their community and what they want.



Liquor ban still on agenda for people in Brooklyn

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Antics of Newtown commuter cited for ban to be extended to town centre.



Mixed reviews from Lambton voters after inner city meeting

Sep 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Lambton Ward’s inner city meeting last night gave an opportunity for residents to grill candidates on issues they face living in Wellington City. ANNEKA PAUL and ZAK GERRATY were at the meeting.



Brooklyn School pupils make a splash with their performances

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Brooklyn School children are practising during their lunchtimes for Artsplash this week.



Payout means blue skies thinking for Brooklyn School

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Brooklyn School has received extra funding to be creative and create a modern learning environment.



Brooklyn is well on the way to quake compliance

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Brooklyn’s commercial building owners are taking progressive steps forward with earthquake safety to get buildings up to and beyond the minimum building standard.



Brooklyn residents put earthquake on meeting agenda

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Brooklyn Residents Association gives locals opportunity to make suggestions and offer advice.



Trail builders bringing back nikau to the hills of Wellington

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A group of Brooklynites are making Polhill Reserve a more pleasant place for the whole community.



Taekwondo coach celebrates a decade selling martial arts gear

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Rene Kunz has served the martial arts community all over New Zealand and it now growing online.



Council decides to leave most capital library hours alone

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Public feedback swings decision, but Khandallah cuts still possible in annual plan.



Volunteers dig dirt to ease bush trail traffic

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A new dedicated downhill mountainbike track will be ready by summer. ANNEKA PAUL talks to Kevin O’Donnell, above, about Brooklyn Trail Builders’ new Wellington project.



Wellingtonians would pay more for electronics to ensure safe recycling

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council to vote on e-waste recycling proposal calling on government to legislate.



Brooklyn’s Cornerstore pub to host Oxfam fundraiser

Mar 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Brooklyn’s Cornerstore Crawlers plan on a big charity walk around Lake Taupo.



Street poll: Wellingtonians love their healthy and safe city, but…

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.



New Yorker upset by binders jokes and misogynist claims

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Not all US women find Mitt Romney a threat to women’s rights in America.



High decile schools short of operating funds

Sep 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Brooklyn’s Ridgway School has to raise money for resources.



Call for brakes to go on city bus routes review

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Regional council expects up to 10,000 submissions on changes



Residents upset over loss of their bus services

Feb 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wilton, Brooklyn residents badly affected by bus review.



Fencing piste is the new bowling green

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Swords club will take over Wellington Bowling Club site.



Brooklyn people want to save unsafe building

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But concede there is little they can do to preserve its history.



Brooklyn’s dangerous thoroughfare spotlighted

Sep 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Residents work to improve safety crossing the main road.



Brooklyn’s cricket club is older than it thinks

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Return of lost cup helps unravel club’s history.



Urban gardeners get together to work together

Aug 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Urban food hui gets more people involved in community gardening.



Football body ‘hashed’ piddling/boozing reaction

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

But John Morrison satisfied with the eventual outcome.



Brooklyn traffic ignores new speed limit

Jun 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Residents want council to rethink 30kmh zone near shops.



It’s not footie as we usually know it

Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Aussie Rules take over at Brooklyn park.



Owhiro Bay gardeners growing a community

Oct 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Organiser wants to get planting in his home suburb of Tawa



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



Brooklyn leads the way with orchard for all

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

In years to come, residents’ efforts will bear free fruit.



Club bowled over by community support

Dec 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Brooklyn Bowling Club goes from bust to boom.



Aboriginal director tells the hard stories about his community

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

Director Warwick Thornton visits Wellington to promote his first feature length film, Samson and Delilah. He speaks to KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON about community and telling the truth.



‘Jewel’ of a park gets its chance to shine

Sep 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Big investment goes into boosting Central Park’s visitor appeal.



Women swap frocks to support sustainability

Aug 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Second-hand Roses queue to help Transition Town.