Debate in the community meetings considering the council’s five options are beginning the shift local feelings about some of the issues, says Councillor Paul Eagle. However traffic changes are still the biggest sticking point if the coast road is closed. HAYLEY GASTMEIER attended two of the meetings.
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A broken piece of wind art, hail, damaged coastlines – it’s all in a winter’s day for the capital. SUE TEODORO records the action.
An Island Bay man’s enviromental sculptures withstand Wellington’s wild weather.
Football tournament ‘Culture Kicks’ still continues to be a big success after eight years.
MORE than 32 teams are expected at the eight annual multicultural football tournament on Saturday.
Plans for a safe cycle-way network through the southern suburbs will be revealed at the Newtown Residents’ Association community meeting in Newtown on March 17. FINN RAINGER reports.
The latest storm hit the capital’s south coast soon after locals got to take part in The Great Seawall Debate.
Island Bay man John Shorland is again outside his comfort zone as he turns to a 100 year old art form.
As he prepares to tackle the climate change portfolio in 2014, new Wellington City Councillor David Lee intends to address the role from an economic perspective, instead of environmental. He talks to JULIE TAYLOR.
No one has had a chance to survey the marine reserve, so the storm’s impact on that is uncertain.
Public feedback swings decision, but Khandallah cuts still possible in annual plan.
School hall and Shorland Park venues used for service recalling 250 local men who died .
Leaders add to learning with teacher Matthew Breach Island Bay’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae.
People on the streets are not quite as convinced as national lifestyle survey suggests.
The Ribble Street downhill kart race was a celebration of Kiwi ingenuity that finished off the annual Island Bay Festival. MEGAN SMYTH captured the competition on camera.
‘It’s Art for Christ’s Sake’ a collaboration between gallery owner and 10 of her friends.
As the end of the world draws near, theatre helps people celebrate their last Christmas.
Island Bay residents have let Wellington City Council know they don’t need more car parks.
Churches, ethnic groups divided on marriage bill.
But outweighed by ground availability in wet weather.
The mid-winter service at Island Bay Presbyterian Church featured fireworks for the kids, reports KEZIA BENNETT.
Rachelle Toimata uses arts and craft skills to help ill children.
Blue paint to spread into Houghton, Owhiro bays.
More hands all that is needed to make light work of bush tracks.
Island Bay gather at local reserve, finish with hot cross buns.
Island Bay locals sick of their suburb being defaced.
Victims link park graffiti to those who sprayed damaged cars.
New gallery advertises his skills as an animator.
Wellington violence sites begin to build up on website map
Urban food hui gets more people involved in community gardening.
Cyclists push for a deal to double the city’s cycling budget to $1 million, reports TESSA JOHNSTONE.
Two of the Wellington photographer’s special pictures are in the Island Bay School art auction, reports ABBY BROWN.
One family make lawn bowl history at Island Bay Bowling Club.
Green building open to visit before shipping to US for contest
Dive shop, trust and DoC combine to enhance marine reserve
Big turnout at Kilbirnie meeting called by police.
Work by jeweller Karl Fritsch goes on show [WITH SLIDESHOW].
They restore 1920s-styled bicycles the business imports from Japan, reports AARON VAN DELDEN.
Making the case for visually impaired to enjoy waterfront.
Cost increases likely to deter people from taking the bus
Snags feel flow-on effect of Chinese earthquake
Wellington hospital’s piano needs lunchtime players.
Green Prescription gets Pacific Islanders dancing and swimming
Hardy sea life thrives off Wellington southern coast.
Wellingtonian Lawrence Allen is instrumental in the sporting ties between New Zealand and the Czech Republic. The Island Bay softballer is interviewed by SIMON BUNNY.
LEE STACE finds veteran rugby photographer Peter Bush has as many stories to tell as he does pictures to illustrate them.
Public comment sought on controversial slower speeds.
High school dance group from Hawaii returns to New Zealand.
Prince William gets adoring fans with no sign of a BBQ
Once in 500 years, a 3m wall of water will flood business district.
They continue campaign to keep alcoholics out of their suburb.
Skate ramp revamps cost $80,000, expected to last much longer
Island Bay Marine Centre extends its education offering.
POLITICAL billboards will not be visible on Election Day – but an exception is the Pimp Your Political Billboard competition being run by foghorn.co.nz.
Island Bay beach debris build-up is natural, says WCC.