Last week, Tory Whanau was elected as mayor of Wellington. Her chance of success had been expected by many, but … Continue reading A new chapter begins for Wellington
Readers of this blog will be aware that I am opposing the current planned development at Shelly Bay. That’s why … Continue reading Could Shelly Bay return to public ownership?
The end of the local election is in sight. Candidates have put their everything into it, and whether or not … Continue reading A hard look in the mirror
The local elections are soon coming to an end and it would be an understatement to say it has been … Continue reading An election that won’t solve anything
In October 2022, Wellingtonians will be asked to elect a new City Council and a new Mayor. In this series … Continue reading A discussion with Tim Brown
The local election campaign has been going for a while now, and I can’t help noticing the “teams” put forward … Continue reading What are residents voting for if they choose to vote for Paul Eagle?
Georgina Campbell’s weekly opinion was titled “The case for councillors, mayor and their kingdoms”. I would not like to paraphrase … Continue reading Is the state of local government a joint failure?
In October 2022, Wellingtonians will be asked to elect a new City Council and a new Mayor. In this series … Continue reading A discussion with Luana Scowcroft
A couple of months ago, the Wellington City Council released its 2022 edition of the Resident Monitoring Survey. This document is … Continue reading 12%
Maybe Paul Eagle thought it’d be wiser to wait for the results of his first parliamentary survey in three years … Continue reading A new candidate in the Mayoral race, Paul Eagle