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Posts Tagged ‘ mayor ’

WATCH: Waitangi festival celebrates the elements

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

Thousands turned out to Porirua’s Te Rauparaha park to celebrate Waitangi Day.



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.



Mayoral candidates encourage younger voters

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



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.



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.



Moving Wellington vigil for Paris terror victims

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

WATCH: Wellingtonians gathered at Civic Square on Tuesday night to remember the 129 people lost in last week’s Paris terror attacks .



Mayor Wade-Brown leads vigil against terrorism

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



New economic development head gets convention centre to market

Nov 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Peter Biggs expects Wellington’s new asset to become economic drive like Melbourne centre.



Voting time may be shorter, and online pushed in review

Oct 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Local body elections, News

Local body expert Dr Mike Reid addressed lack of voter turnout and gave insight into reasons behind it in a public lecture in the week after the elections.

LAUREN MANN reports on what the future might hold.



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.



Wallace returned to Hutt City mayoralty by a landslide

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

Ray Wallace is thinking ahead to his next term and welcoming ideas of his rivals, reports JENNIFER McILROY.



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.



Council award absolutely positively no joke for Sharda Patel

Sep 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local Indians and migrants have been receiving her help for more than 25 years.



Porirua Mayor Leggett accused of putting his career above his city

Aug 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Incumbent Porirua mayor denies using the chains of office just to pull himself up into Parliament, although the idea has support in Porirua. SAM DUFF reports.



As dodgy lift shaft comes down, capital goes back to work

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Most Wellingtonians ready, but others still have no idea of what to do in an earthquake.



Porirua mayoral candidate nostalgic for harbour’s better days

Aug 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Yvonne Carroll used to be able to walk out, dig her foot down and dig up a couple of cockles.



Porirua deals with frayed nerves and demand for supplies

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Civil Defence pushes “Get Ready” message as it sells 28 of its 200 litre water containers



Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is Obama all the way

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Porirua City Mayor knows who he wants to win theUS presidential election.



Hutt night market begins in Margaret St on December 6

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Infrastructure will cost $40,000 but council hopes change in venue will steer more shoppers to High St.



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.



Hutt candidates face off over train bike ban

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.



Referendum a hard sell for Electoral Commission

Nov 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Educating voters about the MMP and voting choice a difficult task.



MMP, just ask me, expert tells Porirua voters

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Small but informed crowd at first referendum meeting.



Khandallah pool stays open thanks to Alice

Aug 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Her heartfelt letter sways city council to amend annual plan.



Popular food waste scheme turns table scraps into garden goodness

Feb 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

A sheme to recycle food waste and save on landfill is popular with Wellington businesses, reports KATE MELZER.



Easing cyclists’ way from Welly to Shelly Bay

Nov 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New route opening Sunday includes concession for cyclists.



Whitireia graduate joins Auckland mayoral race

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Beer, public transport top student’s election strategy.



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.



Mayor set to declare commercial interests

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Councillors to state business interests on public register.



Facebook group leads anti ‘Wellywood’ crusade

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

Nearly 10,000 people oppose proposed Wellywood sign.



New atrium keeps rain away from graduation

Dec 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Whitireia graduation ceremonies kept dry under new roof.