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Posts Tagged ‘ Jack Yan ’

Jack Yan still wants to influence Wellington despite loss

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

Third place-getter would like to hear from Celia Wade-Brown and share some of his thoughts.



Election signs are a site for sore eyes on roadsides

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local body election signs upset residents and candidates alike.



Mayoral hopefuls angry at being dismissed by academic

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News, Other

Management lecturer’s comments in story described as irresponsible and a disservice to democracy.



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.



Young voters show little interest in election, but they still have opinions

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

A street poll shows concern for liquor licencing, and about candidates not connecting with young.



Homeless and poverty issues separate mayoral candidates

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

One hopeful Nicola Young says people chose to live an “unconventional life”.



Newtown out in force to listen to what candidates have to say

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Local body elections, News

Libraries, fluoride, roads and bikes on minds of locals out to meet would-be mayors and councillors.



Mayoral candidates use Town Belt time to hold up other policies

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Friends of the Town Belt kick off mayoral forums for 2013 local government elections.



Mayoral candidate Yan would ‘unite council to get things done’

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

“There is a culture of mistrust,” says Wellington mayoral candidate Jack Yan.



Mayoral election apathy gives Celia early lead

Jul 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Who do Wellingtonians want to be their mayor? In the lead-up to this year’s elections, the Newswire team took to the streets to find out.

They talked to about 60 people, more than half of whom were undecided, knew nothing about the local body elections in October – or simply didn’t care.



Big jump in Chinese visitors who will go home and ‘rave’ about NZ

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

New Year visitors opportunity to showcase innovation and independent says businessman.



Most racism felt in ‘little things, subtle things’ says one who feels it

Feb 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, News

Despite Asian people being one of NZ’s four main ethnic groups, they are the most discriminated against, reports ANNA WILLIAMS.



Who is to blame for colourless city council election?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Ethnic minorities may have to wait a bit longer before they see more of their own people on council, reports MOHAMMAD NAZAYER.



Race to be mayor of Capital city is down to a ‘quaddie’

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

Two of the six candidates don’t seem to have any policies, reports HUGH PETERSEN.



Welly’s would-be mayors and the eccentric elector elephant

Jul 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

About 100 people turned up to Aro Valley Community Centre to hear six mayoral candidates ‘debate’. GRACE ACKLAND makes sense of the eccentricity.



Mayoral aspirants talk up benefits of a connected Capital

Jul 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Broadband and Wi-Fi expansion schemes are being touted by two would-be Wellington mayors. DAN DALGETY reports.



Facebook group leads anti ‘Wellywood’ crusade

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Nearly 10,000 people oppose proposed Wellywood sign.