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Posts Tagged ‘ Jo Coughlan ’

Mayoral candidates encourage younger voters

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Arts and culture hit if capital ‘slush fund’ axed, says Foster

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Scrapping the council’s “slush fund” would deal a blow to Wellington’s arts and culture activity, says long-time councillor and mayoral candidate Andy Foster. He talks to ANGELA REID about the role in plays in the cultural capital.



Secret Singapore deal latest in mixed history for growth fund

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article, Local body elections, News

MARGOT NEAS background the mixed history of the economic growth fund.



Do young people know what to do with an envelope?

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Candidates say postal voting has done its dash. But voters also need to take responsibility. CHRIS VISSER reports



Political tourism an untapped market say local politicians

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Mayoral candidates say the city is not taking full tourism advantage of its role as capital.



Council processes under fire in mayoral debate

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Mayoral hopefuls attack each other over council fund process that led to Singapore Airlines being given $800,000 a year. LAURA KEOWN reports.



Homelessness and housing an increasing issue for Wellington

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues



Student-friendly candidate needed, says discount campaigner

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares



Lester throws council CEO “under bus” says mayoral rival

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Lead Story, News

Tempers flared when Wellington mayoral hopefuls asked for opinions on financial transparency.



Mayoral candidates get and give Living Wage messages

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘Luckily I work by myself. No-one gets to see me eating nothing’



Green light for Wellington Convention Centre

Nov 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Gill loses eastern ward seat to Greens’ Sarah Free

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

Six new councillors sitting around re-elected Wellington city Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s table.



Kilbirnie Pool fans still want to make splash

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Supporters drum up thousands of postcards before deadline



Plenty of challengers take on sitting councillors

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Incumbents in capital’s Eastern, Northern and Onslow-Western Wards want another shot at running city. NIKKI PAPATSOUMAS reports.



Incumbent councillors want job again in three Wellington wards

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

But there are plenty of options for voters seeking change. Report by NIKKI PAPATSOUMAS.



Go-slows on shopping streets ‘an over-reaction’

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public comment sought on controversial slower speeds.