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Posts Tagged ‘ local body elections ’

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.



A few new names among Hutt City councillors and board members

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

A wrap-up of who has been elected today to serve under re-elected Hutt City Council Mayor Ray Wallace.



NZ’s youngest mayor humbled by Porirua election landslide

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

Mayor Nick Leggett doubles his majority in Porirua with little change in council line-up.



Guppy celebrating with quiet night at home watching the rugby

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

Fifth-term Upper Hutt City Mayor Wayne Guppy is pleased with his mandate, he tells JANELLE CHEESMAN.



Voters and candidates split about online voting in future

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Local body elections, News

VOTERS and candidates at Wellington City Council today were evenly divided on the possibility of online voting in future elections.

LIAM MACANDREW and ELLIOT PARKER spoke to some of them during last minute voting this morning.



Stokes Valley business people mostly happy with city council

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Not too many rates gripes from the small-business owners of Stokes Valley.



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.



Cannons Creek in final push on eve of tavern liquor licence hearing

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Porirua mayoralty candidates have varying views on the contentious liquor licensing application for a tavern in
Cannons Creek. CAMERON MASSEY reports.



Featherstonians ask candidates for public transport improvements

Sep 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Water fluoridation and the waste water plans also raised in build-up to local body elections.



Mixed reviews from Lambton voters after inner city meeting

Sep 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Lambton Ward’s inner city meeting last night gave an opportunity for residents to grill candidates on issues they face living in Wellington City. ANNEKA PAUL and ZAK GERRATY were at the meeting.



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.



MPs attend kindergarten cookbook launch

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Annette King and Chris Finlayson at “Hataitai Kai”.



New start for troubled student association

Nov 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia student body holds elections this week.



Kerry just hanging on in oh-so-close mayoral race

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Sitting Wellington mayor Kerry Prendergast is holding on to her chains by a mere 40 votes from Celia Wade-Brown.

Follow coverage of the local body elections by NICOLE BENNIK, AARON VAN DELDEN, DANIELLE NORMAN and MJ HICKS.



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.



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.



My election board’s been defaced again…oh well

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

Election boards are regularly defaced or vandalised as the local body elections unfold – but some candidates accept this as part of the territory. reports GREG FORD.



Four-lane bypass raises temperature as Kapiti Coast prepares to vote

Jul 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Candidates are likely to be elected on where they stand on the planned SH1 Expressway, writes TANYA WOOD.



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.



Nine contenders compete in Porirua mayoral race

Jul 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Porirua electors have been inundated with choice as long serving mayor Jenny Brash resigns. JENNIFER GILCHRIST looks at the options.



Wairarapa voters show most interest in local body elections

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Porirua and Wellington City voters are slowest to get their papers into the post, reports OWEN WINTER.



Why local body elections aren’t occupying our minds

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Ministry of Social Development data shows local government voting is on the decline, with less than half of those enrolled bothering to vote, reports ANNA MATHIESON.