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Posts Tagged ‘ Mayoral Race ’

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.



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.



Celia Wade-Brown takes mayoralty by 176 votes

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Local body elections, News

Green Wellington city councillor Celia Wade-Brown has taken the mayoralty from three-term incumbent Kerry Prendergast.

Her victory was announced today after council electoral staff checked more than 900 special votes, report NICOLE BENNIK, SAMANTHA IVES and GRACE ACKLAND.



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.



Spending argument lurks beneath surface of watery promises

Jul 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Thrifty Mayor Ogden appears cautious while challenger Wallace wants a Hutt City spend-up. NICOLE BENNIK reports.