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Posts Tagged ‘ Willis St ’

Graduating students break records

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Multimedia, News

The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.



Wellingtonians told to stay out of city centre on Monday

Jul 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

GNS Science says there could be up to nine magnitude 5.0 or greater events in the next week.



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.



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.



Officers ‘wrong’ to reject barriers on Golden Mile

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

Council officers have been challenged to admit they were wrong last year to reject pedestrian barriers on Wellington’s Golden Mile.

City councillors were briefed on pedestrian safety proposals, some of which they say were suggested and rejected in meetings last year. The Newswire team reports.



Famous NZ poets delight Wellington crowd

Jul 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Unity Books celebrates National Poetry Day with readings.



Poll suggests Jaywalkers the issue, not buses

Jul 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Close call in same spot one day after bus runs over pedestrian.



More smoke than fire for Wellington workers

Nov 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A small fire in a big building causes a brief workday hiccup



Lobby group says city council is ignoring its own safety plan

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The City is Ours wants Wellington City Council to pay more heed to its 2008 Walking Plan’s safety measures, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Vegan decadence theme for alternative festival

Sep 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Turnout for Saturday expected to reach 1500.



Hundreds invade city street for Samoan haka

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Police and Rugby World Cup officials on hand for challenge.



Samoan flashmob haka call for Lambton Quay

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Sport

A Facebook inspired Manu Samoan flash mob haka may involve more than 700 participants taking over part of Wellington’s top retail street at lunchtime tomorrow.

Organisers are hoping to get at least 50 people performing two hours before Samoa plays Namibia. JOSH HYDE reports



New funding rules hit English language schools

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Government funders have told schools migrants must learn faster, reports GREG FORD.



Golden Mile slow zones receive mixed reviews

Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Speed reductions billed as improving pedestrian safety.



Armed police respond to brothel callout

Feb 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Two men confronted staff at central city parlour.



Shoppers charmed by puppies in the window

Aug 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington retailers help find new homes for abandoned pups.



Wellington shops close by the dozen

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

Nearly 70 shops vacant in Wellington, Hutt and Upper Hutt cities.



Buses & pedestrians win over cars in Boulcott St

Jul 15th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Wellington City Council won’t be changing the Boulcott St short traffic light phase to stop red-light runners.