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Posts Tagged ‘ Paul Eagle ’

Newtown residents fight to keep post office open

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

Welingtonians are expressing their anger over plans by NZ Post to close the Newtown branch. Newtown residents this week  handed in an 8,000 plus signature petition calling on the government to keep NZ Post offices open. NZ post announced the closures last year. Rongotai MP Paul Eagle says the post offices are an important social […]



LISTEN: A new home for seven local sports clubs

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, Sport

Wellingtons newest sports venue officially opened this week in Kilbirnie. BLAIR MOCKETT reports.



Wellington City Council hopeful fighting for early Christmas present

Oct 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour candidate acknowledges hard fight in race for Eagle’s old council seat.



Two electorates, one suburb – meet the candidates in Brooklyn

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Residents from Brooklyn and beyond will next week get a chance to meet candidates standing for election in the electorates straddling the suburb and its surroundings. Reporter SAPEER MAYRON speaks to the organiser and locals to learn what they want this election.



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



New councillor has plans set out to move living wage forward

Dec 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington has a two-stage living wage plan, says the man charged with overseeing the process



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.



Party ties create accountability

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellington has deep pockets and big heart

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

The capital city gave over half of what the country raised sponsoring people to sleep rough for the night. SHAR DAVIS joined the event, and spoke to participants.



Lee wants local councils to take over central government roles

Oct 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

David Lee will need to be his favourite superhero if he get his way



Young and restless for mayoral future

May 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Local body elections, News, Top Picture

With 2016 another local body election year, Wellington’s Nicola Young is making her second tilt for the capital’s mayoralty. DOMINIC GODFREY reports.



Newtown library upgrade tackles air flow, damp, heat

Sep 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Public and staff enjoy healthier surroundings after three months of work.



Keep Newtown Clean

Sep 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The first ever quarterly clean-up aimed at rekindling original spirit of monthly event that died.



Seatoun community fighting council to keep their local treasure

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Locals have until Friday to tell Wellington City Council why it should not take their playground away.



Capital makes soothing noises, but some are wary of housing review

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council reviews as central government looks set to get rid of state housing.



Vogelmorn Foundation to decide the future of bowling club

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

After failing to sell in August, the Vogelmorn Bowling Club has a chance to be retained for wider community.



Island Bay mood about new seawall and traffic may be changing

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Debate in the community meetings considering the council’s five options are beginning the shift local feelings about some of the issues, says Councillor Paul Eagle. However traffic changes are still the biggest sticking point if the coast road is closed. HAYLEY GASTMEIER attended two of the meetings.



Pacific Advisory Group needs more time, money, says chair

Apr 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Nominations are open for new members, and the outgoing group has recommended to Wellington City Council that the number of seats be increased to 19 so smaller Pacific Island groups are represented. JULIE TAYLOR reports.



Eagle already seeing a more energetic council

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Councillor says six new faces will help bring more action to Wellington local government.



Brooklyn’s issues aired with newly elected councillors

Oct 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Residents have their say about their community and what they want.



Labour celebrates getting two candidates on to the WCC

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

Paul Eagle celebrated his win at the Labour Party shindig at Wharewaka on Wellington’s waterfront.



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.



Election signs are a site for sore eyes on roadsides

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local body election signs upset residents and candidates alike.



Kahurangi School officially opens

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, News, Top Picture

Miramar South and Strathmore schools are laid to rest as the final stage of the merger in Wellington’s eastern suburbs is completed. KHALID AHMED was at the event.



Budget constraints squash city improvement ideas

Feb 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cheaper alternative ideas from Australian conference will be valuable, say councillors.



Newtown fights plans for new liquor store

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Another liquor store just spells trouble for Newtown health services trying to cope with people vulnerable to alcohol problems, say agencies.

VOMLE SPRINGFORD talks to the store owner and residents worried about vulnerable residents being exploited.



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.



Police say walkers need to look before crossing

Aug 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bond, Mercer streets retailers not happy with street safety changes.



Newtown group wants answers over health cuts

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A Newtown community group refuses to accept the health board’s silence over a funding cut to the local clinic.

Pleas for information from Capital and Coast District Health Board have failed, but now TV3’s Campbell Live may be taking an interest, reports VOMLE SPRINGFORD.



So very happy to meet you, Annette and Paul

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Happy Feet the penguin gets a visit from the pollies.



Is 40 the new 50, or should 30 be top speed?

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Councillors’ decision making reduces speed of meeting



Waka will be Wellington city asset – when and if it turns up

Feb 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Waitangi Day marked the opening of the new Wharewaka on Taranaki Wharf – but the main star was missing. GREG FORD reports on Wellington’s waylaid waka.



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.