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Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Finlayson ’

LISTEN: Subdued celebration for National in Rongotai

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

Rongotai electorate National Party function reflective despite leading party vote



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.



NZ Land Wars day announcement reminder of push for Parihaka

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Modern day peace protesters keep up the pressure for November 5 memorial. SHAR DAVIS talks to two supporters.



Politicians want to make the world a better place – just in different ways

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A passionate and at times unruly crowd grilled Rongotai candidates in Miramar.



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.



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.



Finlayson: Parliament won’t be nice with Peters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

“He will bring up race and he will just be unpleasant”.



Rongotai demands action on child poverty

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowd raises issues at final candidates meeting.



High cost of living big issue for Chatham Island voters

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

But they are reasonably satisfied with their political representation. CHRISTINA FITZWATER reports.



Finlayson washes hands of dirty campaign tactics

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

Pamphlet attempts to discredit the Rongotai candidate.



St Anne’s Hall fills for electorate hopefuls

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National and NZ First candidates drew most heckling.



‘I want a job’ Finlayson told at fiery meeting

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Minister gets strong message on welfare reform concerns.



Song, dance & glitz for Whitireia Performance Centre opening

Jun 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Student performance was the highlight Chris Finlayson cut the ribbon at Whitireia’s new performance centre.



MPs attend kindergarten cookbook launch

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Annette King and Chris Finlayson at “Hataitai Kai”.



Author goes back in time with St Mary’s book

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Girls in Bonnets recounts history of local Catholic education



They are the fourth service and we will remember them

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The first New Zealand national merchant navy day was celebrated by a service held at the Wellington National War Memorial, reports MICHELLE COOPER.



What to do with beach may be Nats’ biggest issue as honeymoon ends

Dec 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Our IN DEPTH team finds the Foreshore and Seabed Act repeal may put an end to National’s wedded bliss with electors.



First hundred days – what will new National Government do?

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The dust is settled and National has won the reins of power – PAUL McBETH looks at what they have planned for New Zealand.



Will arts, culture, entertainment miss Clark’s support?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Out-going PM Helen Clark was an ardent supporter of the arts. REESH LYON looks at what her relegation to the Opposition might mean for arts and culture.



National media muzzle frustrates local candidate

Nov 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

National Party candidates were prohibited from talking to national media and the Rimutaka candidate, Richard Whiteside, reckons this gave his NZ First opponent Ron Mark an advantage, reports SANDRA DICKSON.



Town belt future raised as election issue

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

Conflicting views about its future management worry voters.



Candidates will look at religion in schools

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kiwi Party’s Gordon Copeland says there’s no problem.



Rongotai meeting was new voter’s first election experience – yawn!

Nov 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Multimedia

KRISTINA KEOGH gets her first vote this election, so went to her first candidates meeting. It was boring, she writes, but it did confirm her voting choice.



Abort Roger Douglas? ‘No, surely you mean euthanase him’

Oct 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Abortion one hot topic debated at Upper Hutt election meeting, reports CARL SUURMOND.