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Posts Tagged ‘ Grant Robertson ’

LISTEN: Wellingtonians at odds with Minister over surplus

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellingtonians disagree with Finance Minister about rainy day surplus. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Slip of a National tongue puts Labour in power

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Willis says vote for her because Robertson will be too busy as Finance Minister – oops



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.



Wet inside and outside Aro Valley Hall for candidates meeting

Aug 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Water pistols spray candidates, and rain wet spectators for the iconic local election debate.



Wellingtonians have a say in getting their city moving – but be quick

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six weeks consultation has just opened to fix Wellington’s central city traffic issues.



Newsweek in review

Oct 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Robertson and Little win support for top job

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Leadership campaign kicks off in Wellington

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Grant Robertson not ruling out leadership bid

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



National’s man in Wellington Central upbeat despite loss

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Andersen upbeat as Labour licks its wounds

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

At the Labour Party Wharewaka gathering, candidates reflect on their performance.



Wellington voters unimpressed with Conservative comments on poverty

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

Conservative candidate Gordon Copeland ruffled feathers with his comments about poverty.



Students offer passionate election messages at Victoria University

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.



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.



Homelessness and living costs for students dominate housing debate

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.



Church niceties observed on altar of polite politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.



Wet and wild Aro Valley gives candidates a political spray

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hundreds of Wellington residents all crammed into the Aro Valley Community centre for iconic debate.



Iconic Aro election meeting doesn’t disappoint

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Homelessness hot election issue

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Candidates raise laughs, hackles, heckles and awareness

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Opinion

Can politics be fun? FRANCESCA JAGO attends her first political meeting, is entertained, and informed.



Vocal crowd put election hopefuls to the test in Karori

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Labour celebrates getting two candidates on to the WCC

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

Paul Eagle celebrated his win at the Labour Party shindig at Wharewaka on Wellington’s waterfront.



Labour pledges good news for Living Wage campaigner

Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

LIVING Wage Aotearoa tries to stay apolitical, but has welcomed the issue’s entry into the Labour leadership battle of the past week. Organisers also know where to buy their bread now after a Miramar bakery pledges support. KHALID AHMED.



John Key the target as Labour leader hopefuls campaign in Wellington

Sep 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

David Cunliffe and Grant Robertson continue to make commitments to a living wage of $18 an hour.



Long-time MPs change colours to rainbow

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Smith, Banks yes votes show it’s now time for homosexuals.



Poetry on a plate main course – all 363 of them

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

Whitireia Creative Writing team serves up Eat Your Words.



Council stickers inspire capital fear and loathing

Apr 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

That is the effect Wellington City Council is having on inner city residents, says Chrissie Hill. She says council has stickered her building in such a visible way at the entrance that it frightens visitors and tenants.

KRISTEN PATERSON reports on an angry residents meeting.



It is time to party for Greens’ candidates

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

James Shaw confident party will reach its target of 10%.



Labour supporters anticipate defeat at Basin

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington electorate victories of little cheer to party faithful.



Obscure Greens policy targets Bill of Rights

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Bill’s author disagrees on including privacy clause.



Lone National supporter pleads crowd for a ‘fair go’

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hecklers’ drown out candidates at final Wellington Central.meeting



Forget world cup rugby – Scrabble’s the game

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

Wellingtonians play for International Literacy Day.



Power of a four-letter word helps adult literacy

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

Literacy Day celebrated with a big game of scrabble.



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



Hundreds turn out for anti-trial rally

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

People affected by the 90-day rule told their stories.



Rural property sales boost Wellington recovery

Mar 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lifestyle-block buyers lured by the bright lights of the Capital.



Loyal listeners protest threat to RadioNZ

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hundreds demonstrate against government RNZ funding freeze.



Bigger, better, cheaper: Rodney Hide puts bomb under councils

Jan 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Will Rodney Hide make the capital a Super City too? Perhaps. But local councils will certainly have to do things differently.



Labour’s Robertson rarin’ to go in Wellington Central

Nov 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

WHILE Labour has been resolutely ousted from government, Wellington Central’s new MP is not short on plans for his electorate, reports ALEXANDRA JOHNSON.



Mixed emotions at Labour’s Wellington HQ

Nov 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

DESPITE overall results, Labour’s Grant Robertson a happy man.



Franks supporters come to the rescue

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Youth party activities range from pub crawls to ‘crime’ fighting.



Posters, politics & prejudice in Wellington

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Worst local campaign so far, says Nats candidate Stephen Franks.



Our analysis: what it would take for a change of government

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Current polling has National sleep-walking to victory, but PAUL McBETH’s analysis shows it will be much closer than you think.



Candidates cross swords at Mt Victoria’s New Crossways

Oct 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

Mt Victoria’s Meet the Candidates meeting got off to a smoking start on Thursday night with Michael Appleby pontificating on the benefits of cannabis.



Helen well-received, but what about Winston?

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Helen Clark speaks to packed-out Grey Power meeting in Hutt.