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Posts Tagged ‘ John Morrison ’

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.



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.



Wellington mayor gets second shot

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Radio News



John Morrison turns to fishing after losing mayoralty race

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

John Morrison’s options were either mayor or fishing. BETHANY PEARSON reports on his farewell.



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.



Media coverage of mayoral race unfair, says candidate Goulden

Oct 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

The former councillor takes time to attack the media and other candidates during his bid to lead capital.



Cyclists push for cycle lanes through elections

Sep 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The Cycle Advocates Network are giving away bike plates to get their message across, CHRIS WILLIAMS reports.



Kahurangi School officially opens

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, News, Top Picture

Miramar South and Strathmore schools are laid to rest as the final stage of the merger in Wellington’s eastern suburbs is completed. KHALID AHMED was at the event.



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 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.



Changes planned for Cuba St Carnival

Oct 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Wellington City Council is being briefed on the event that attracted crowds of more than 100,000 before lack of funding forced cancellation last year.



Artificial turf turnover puts ‘after match’ at risk

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

But outweighed by ground availability in wet weather.



Basin Reserve scores despite quake cuts

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council increases cricket ground funds almost 50%



Is 40 the new 50, or should 30 be top speed?

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Councillors’ decision making reduces speed of meeting



Football teams are turfed off after defiling new artificial sports pitch

Jun 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Sport

A men’s league has been banned after a player urinated on Wakefield Park’s artificial grass, reports RODNEY BROWN.



Cars need to give way to walkers in city

Sep 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Councillor – ‘without walking, we’ll have dead, dangerous places.’



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.



Few arrests as city turns into super Sevens party

Feb 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News, Sport

Dorothy, Toto and Tin Man played the Wicked Witch and Batman in central Wellington after the Sevens on Saturday night – but the games were drinking, not rugby.

The city was a riot of colour and (largely clean) fun at the conclusion of super Sevens weekend, reports KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON.



Heavies not needed for city’s big weekend

Dec 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bars, pubs and clubs don’t expect trouble from Sevens fans.



Capital city shines for the super Sevens weekend

Dec 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Sport

Thousands of people have jammed into Wellington for the biggest party of the year.

NewsWire’s KIMBERLEY CRAYTON-BROWN, PENELOPE SCOTT and CARL SUURMOND report on the dressing up, the parade, the teams…and, oh yeah, the rugby.



Wellington City councillors not abreast on Boobs on Bikes issue

Aug 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article

WELLINGTON councillors are unlikely to lie in the path of a Boobs on Bikes parade if it comes to the capital, reports REESH LYON.