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Posts Tagged ‘ Nick Leggett ’

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



Mayoral candidates encourage younger voters

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



Arts and culture hit if capital ‘slush fund’ axed, says Foster

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Scrapping the council’s “slush fund” would deal a blow to Wellington’s arts and culture activity, says long-time councillor and mayoral candidate Andy Foster. He talks to ANGELA REID about the role in plays in the cultural capital.



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.



Deputy Mayor on defensive over airline subsidy

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



LISTEN: Mayoral candidates split on fixing homeless issue

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Figures show 50 people are sleeping rough in capital. What are the mayoral options? SALLY MUYOMA reports



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.



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.



Nick Leggett has new reservoir at top of his wish list

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

Wellington dangerously exposed to a local disaster says mayoral hopeful.



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.



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’



Porirua hoping for Gigatown win

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mayor hopes the Wellington region will support Porirua’s bid to win the “Gigatown” competition .



Skilled and qualified refugees stacking shelves at supermarkets

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

It can be hard settling in to a new culture, especially getting a job. SAM DUFF looks at services that smooth the way for refugees.



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.



Porirua mayor wants a vibrant city, to attract new business

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Leggett feels as passionate about Porirua as the day he first decided to stand for mayor.



Mayoral hopeful Collins would throw out Porirua’s $18m face-lift

Sep 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Brian Collins says the majority of ratepayers will get no benefit from Saatchi plan which will see the city centre marketed as distinct quarters. SAM DUFF talks to one of the three mayoral contenders about why he is standing.



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.



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



Upper Hutt mayor has plenty of fight left for another election

Apr 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections, News

Wayne Guppy still has the energy to be the voice of his community, he tells JAMES PAUL.



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.



Gay marriage our mandate says Porirua

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

But public show little interest in councillors debating bill.



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.



Education Ministry must foot $75,000 flood bill

Jun 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A school in Porirua East has flooded twice in just two months.



Candidates greet the public at Cannons Creek

Jul 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Wayne Poutoa among eastern candidates fronting up, reports SUI ONOSAI.



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.