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Posts Tagged ‘ wellington mayor ’

Political tourism an untapped market say local politicians

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

Mayoral candidates say the city is not taking full tourism advantage of its role as capital.



Wellington is ready to welcome refugees

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Kiwi Syrians Sunil Matloub and Feras Aslan happy the New Zealand Government is taking in more refugees. VIRGINIA FALLON reports that Wellington has room for the newcomers.



Wellingtonians are not totally convinced about Greens transport spend

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Greens Party has announced a half-billion-dollar public transport spend for Wellington if it gets into power. Most locals think the ideas have merit, but decisionmakers expect more communication, and trolley buses are not popular. SARAH WILSON reports.



Wellington mayor gets second shot

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Radio News



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.



Wellington mayoral campaign inspired by father’s political legacy

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Karunanidhi Muthu believes Wellington region’s population would be better served by one council.



Mayoral candidate Yan would ‘unite council to get things done’

Jul 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

“There is a culture of mistrust,” says Wellington mayoral candidate Jack Yan.



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.



Thousands of native plants ready to be dug in

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Mayor celebrates 2012 Arbor and World Environment Days.



Mayor brightens cyclist’s night to win award

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

Giving away lights to a stranger earns courteous honour.



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.



Exclusive taxi stand deals make life tough for small operator cabbies

Mar 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Are Wellington’s big taxi companies freezing out small competitors? GREG FORD and MOHAMMAD NAZAYER investigate.



City’s carbon zero target up in air

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

Wellington city may rethink carbon neutral target.



Swimmers celebrate 100 years with a splash

Sep 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hataitai club marks centenary of teaching water safety.