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Posts Tagged ‘ Justin Lester ’

Mayor throws on Onesie for ambulance appeal

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: Mayor Justin Lester onboard with street appeal



Wellington app share cars can be dropped anywhere in city zone

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

City council joins Mevo for Australasia’s first app with what they call free-floating drop-off.

Previously Mevo users had to take the vehicle back to one of the 10 parking/charging areas. LEAH TEBBUT reports.



Lower Tory St project attracts people – but not the desired ones

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Lower Tory Street project has bought unwanted skateboarders, drunks, homeless and to the area.

NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks to local businesses.



WATCH: Te Auaha opens its doors

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Multimedia

The brand new Te Auaha Institute of Creativity officially opened on Monday night as BLAIR MOCKETT reports



More waterfront offices for Wellington

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Yesterday the Wellington City Council approved the development of a new commercial building along the waterfront.



Claims waterfront decision rushed

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Green light for Site 9 development

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Commercial development of a prime site on the Wellington waterfront was given the go ahead by Wellington City Council this morning.



Waterfront Watch challenges capital council on consulation

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public had just five days to digest latest plans from consultation for last remaining building site



WATCH: Free fluro and fun at Wellington’s Go By Bike Day

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

There were plenty of fluorescent jackets and shorts at Wellington’s Queens Wharf today.



New Kiwis celebrate Waitangi with 2000 other New Zealanders

Feb 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Government House hosted a citizenship ceremony and the Bledisloe Garden Reception



Housing major topic at capital summit

Dec 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



New councillor has plans set out to move living wage forward

Dec 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington has a two-stage living wage plan, says the man charged with overseeing the process



Coolest capital gets creative council titles

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington new has cool names for its councillors – there’s a city scientist and a Wellington ambassador.

The two new portfolios are among new Mayor Justin Lester’s major revamp of councillor responsibilities. SHAR DAVIS talks to councillors about their new roles.



A call for new council to adopt a housing first policy

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Party ties create accountability

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellington has deep pockets and big heart

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

The capital city gave over half of what the country raised sponsoring people to sleep rough for the night. SHAR DAVIS joined the event, and spoke to participants.



Mayoral candidates encourage younger voters

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



Deputy Mayor on defensive over airline subsidy

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story, Most Popular



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 fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

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

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Finalists for $570,000 memorial ready for exhibition in Wellington

Sep 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Four finalists have been confirmed for a French Memorial to be installed in 2018



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’



Young and restless for mayoral future

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Local body elections, News, Top Picture

With 2016 another local body election year, Wellington’s Nicola Young is making her second tilt for the capital’s mayoralty. DOMINIC GODFREY reports.



Wellington is ready to welcome refugees

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Kiwi Syrians Sunil Matloub and Feras Aslan happy the New Zealand Government is taking in more refugees. VIRGINIA FALLON reports that Wellington has room for the newcomers.



Creative leader predicts new campus centre will light up Wellington

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

THE man who lit up Wellington’s 150th birthday is excited about the creative possibilities of the new polytechnic arts and performance centre on Cuba Street. Construction has just began following a ceremony led by Te Ati Awa iwi in late August. EMMA MOODY reports.



High hopes on trans-Tasman clash

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Newsweek in review

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



Warriors could be offered a new home in the Capital.

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Photo Essay: A day in the life of a deputy mayor

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, Picture story, Top Picture

Newswire reporter JOSHUA PRICE spent the day with Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester and captured some of his duties in a photo essay.



Local and regional issues on the mind of new councillor

Nov 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Northern Ward’s Malcolm Sparrow believes amalgamation will help address issues such as jobs.



Political name a winner

Nov 6th, 2013 | By | Category: News

SHARING his name with a former prime minister could be a sign of the future for Tawa teenager Jack Marshall. Mr Marshall, 19, was last month elected to the Tawa Community Board, but said he had barely heard of the country’s former leader until recently. “I asked my Mum whether that was a deciding factor […]



Celia Wade-Brown’s new council goes live on YouTube

Oct 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Live showing of inauguration trial for future televising of Wellington City Council meetings.



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.



Traffic, mall and living wage on minds of northern ward voters

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Local body elections, News

Johnsonville meeting brings out 50 voters to ask candidates questions



Wellington community hall safe for a further two years

Feb 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Future of Vogelmorn Hall brighter thanks to Facebook and a boost in use by local community.



Tawa makes basket case for shopping strip flowers

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Retailers wonder whether money could be better spent



‘Cool’ school kids ask nicely for sign money

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hard-to-find kindy, school ask board for support



Proposal for northern fire and emergency base

Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Ohariu MP Peter Dunne includes the matter in 10-point plan.



Absolutely, positively logo here to stay for now

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At least one city councillor thinks it’s time for a change.



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.