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Posts Tagged ‘ Kerry Prendergast ’

Young Lyall Bay DJs make their voices heard

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

MARANUI FM’s DJs are charming and articulate, have local knowledge and varied musical tastes – and they are only nine to 11 years old. ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL reports.



New online toolkit for vote system referendum

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Education campaign to help make choice clearer for kiwis



Capital’s new voters cost more than $1000 each

Oct 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Advertising worth $130,000 nets 129 more voters than 2007



Bets are on for Capital’s two mayor race

Oct 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Local body elections, News

News media and political bookies perfectly predicted Wellington’s mayoral race would be a near dead heat between Kerry Prendergast and Celia Wade-Brown.

HANNA BUTLER has been checking odds as the Capital holds its breath for tomorrow’s final count.



Councils fail to reflect Capital city’s ethnic diversity

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

FEW Maori or other ethnic minorities are making it on to elected councils in NZ, and Wellington is no exception, report GREG FORD and AMIE HICKLAND.



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.



Absolutely positively proud of the All Whites

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Sport

The only team undefeated at the World Cup returned to an hysterical welcome in Wellington.



Watch this space for car-parking directions

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An anti-congestion suggestion that came from the mayor.



New candidate puts civil defence on eastern ward agenda

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Fagaloa challenges Wellington’s disaster relief plans in wake of Christchurch quake. By NITA BLAKE-PERSEN.



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.



Karori won’t give up on synthetic turf

May 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But mud-free strips are still a long way away.



City will score gold from Asia/Pacific Outgames

Mar 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Wellington will host competition with a difference next year.



Karori hydroslides into Capital’s aquatic history

Mar 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Wellington city’s first hydroslide set to open next week.



Wellington council makes transport land grab

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

Councillors okay the purchase of Lambton bus turnaround area.



Bigger, better, cheaper: Rodney Hide puts bomb under councils

Jan 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Will Rodney Hide make the capital a Super City too? Perhaps. But local councils will certainly have to do things differently.



Paralympians make a big splash at Kilbirnie

Nov 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story, Sport

Wellington celebrates the NZ Paralympic Champs.



Capital’s carbon zero – gone by lunchtime

Apr 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Student Features

Wellington City declared it would be a leader in the battle against climate change but its carbon-zero goal is unrealistic, the mayor now admits.
NewsWire reporter PAUL McBETH continues his investigation.



Capital back-pedals on clean, green goal

Mar 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Carbon-neutral Wellington by 2012 seen as over-ambitious.



City’s carbon zero target up in air

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington city may rethink carbon neutral target.



Swimmers celebrate 100 years with a splash

Sep 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hataitai club marks centenary of teaching water safety.



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.