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Posts Tagged ‘ richard maclean ’

All aboard the bus to Christmas cheer in Wellington

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

With Christmas fast approaching, the capital finds ways of spreading the spirit.



Korean Christmas inspires window display, and the people love it

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Childhood memory inspires the winner of the people’s choice award in the capital’s display awards.



Remember, remember…why in November?

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Guy Fawkes celebrations go off in Wellington this weekend, but who remembers why?



Landslip still causing problems for Kingston residents

May 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Kingston residents affected by a landslip last year say they are still facing problems, and a report shows that homeowners in the area have cause for concern.



Council’s Brooklyn property sale excluded public, say locals

Dec 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

Building has started on a Brooklyn property which was sold by the Wellington City Council, and locals say they are angry about a process. Meanwhile a social housing trust building on the site is caught in the middle. ANNEKA PAUL reports.



Wellington’s Golden Mile appears to be a safer place for pedestrians

Jun 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

There have been no deaths along the Golden Mile since last year, but pedestrians are still jaywalking, reports SHARN CROSSLING.



Young people keen to get into local government

Feb 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

So far more than 40 applications have been received, compared to 15 last year.



Economy leaves vacant lot’s future unsure

Oct 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

A VACANT lot in Wellington could have a musical makeover if NZSO can take up an offer by a city construction company – Newswire’s Erin Kavanagh-Hall reports.



Newswire brings light to frustrated Lyall Bay

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After four weeks complaints about dark, call from media gets action.



Dog dispute rethink for Wellington council

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Dogs off leashes still a public problem at Karori park.



Quake-risk facade looms above Cuba St playground

Apr 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Many Wellington central areas at risk from falling masonry.



Property hunters want earthquake guarantee

Feb 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A new addition to real estate signs now familiar sight .



Student journalists share quake risk with council

Dec 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Eerily timed shake brings home message to strengthen buildings



Joy Division memorial gets painted over, again

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Council not sure if it fell victim to its graffiti cleanup staff.



Brothel sign deemed indecent by city council

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Happy Pants has to rethink controversial advertising slogan.



Happy Pants brothel in hot water over sign

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dixon St sign upsetting neighbours and passersby.



Death-defying jaywalkers play on minds of city bus drivers

Aug 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Uncategorized

BUS drivers begin each day afraid they might kill someone, says their union. NATALIE FINNIGAN reports.



Winter brings out the vandals in Kelburn

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Offenders trash signs, letterboxes, trees and bus stop signs.



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.



Manners Mall bus lane will be a tight squeeze

Nov 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

There will be barely enough room for two buses to pass in the new Manners Mall bus lane, reports NITA BLAKE-PERSEN.



Lights ease Courtenay Place traffic jams

May 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Decision on other crossings depends on review.



Musical ‘vandalism’ enlivens Glover Park

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Piano bolted into concrete in guerrilla art attack



Taranaki St trees cost council millions

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

Trees a waste of ratepayers’ dollars or money well spent?



Wet house decision angers Island Bay

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

They continue campaign to keep alcoholics out of their suburb.



Residents powerless to resurrect mangy hovel

Sep 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City council unable to fix up old house unless it is dangerous.



Council moves on Courtenay traffic snarl

Mar 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Days of pedestrians ruling Wellington’s “golden mile” may be over.



Need directions? Don’t come to Wellington

Feb 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Inconsistent street signs the bane of city newcomers’ lives.



Web debate on Wellington’s future

Feb 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians are online talking to city council.



Parking perks for savvy scooter owners

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

City scooter parks increased by 50% as people switch from cars.



Empty recycle bins fly on streets of Hataitai

Nov 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Residents complain collectors leave recycle bins to blow away.



Scorch-O-Rama gets go-ahead from council

Oct 31st, 2008 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Wellington City Council has approved plans to replace the Chocolate Fish cafe, including putting tables on both sides of Karaka Bay Rd.

But some of the neighbours are not happy, reports SARAH CODDINGTON.



Golfers in dark about toxic spray

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People using Berhampore course know little about endosulfan use.



Playing field no longer a gas for kid’s sport

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Southgate Park free of methane and ready to be restored.



Hataitai back-alley development on hold

Sep 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Developer says residents’ objections not behind the delay.



Wellington City councillors not abreast on Boobs on Bikes issue

Aug 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article

WELLINGTON councillors are unlikely to lie in the path of a Boobs on Bikes parade if it comes to the capital, reports REESH LYON.



Wellington party people spared Andy’s warbling

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Crooning clears Hamilton streets, but he won’t be playing here.



Our poll shows Bucket Fountain’s much loved – but it’s broken again

Jul 31st, 2008 | By | Category: News

NewsWire’s poll leaves no doubts on how Wellingtonians feel about the Bucket Fountain – but after WCC fixed it recently, it’s malfunctioning again.



Troubles with Cuba Mall’s most famous icon

Jul 15th, 2008 | By | Category: News

As Wellington City Council discusses plans to fix Cuba St’s most famous icon, NewsWire asks: Do you like the Bucket Fountain? Watch our VIDEO