Island Bay just won’t die with a judicial review underway in the High Court. The petitioners want the September 2017 Mayor’s “compromise solution” quashed. I have no idea how successful they will […]
Now that the dust has settled somewhat on last week’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving announcements we look at the fallout. It seems that no one is happy with what has been proposed […]
A new candidate for Lambton Ward, Greens may have dropped a candidate in preference of another, and Shelly Bay Resource Consent is lodged.
A busy 24-hours in Wonderland. It sounds like we have one Councillor off the Green’s Christmas Card list, a new candidate appears in the Lambton Ward, and the good ship Shelly Bay […]
WCC Elections 2019: Pollyanna vs the Chamber of Awkward Questions. Could a kiwi in everyone’s backyard solve our problems?
An underwhelming response across the board for Justin Lester’s announcement that he is going to run for Mayor again with a series of policies that don’t appear to align with the actual […]
WCC Elections 2019: Lester’s Achilles heel; Shelly Bay? “Somebody stand for mayor and ask Justin Lester some awkward questions.”
In a Dominion Post opinion piece this morning Dave Armstrong looks at the Mayor’s record, bemoans the fact there are no other candidates, and suggests that Shelly Bay could be an Achilles […]
Labour Party Campaign to dominate Wellington kicks off. The Mayor’s record, New Policy, and a Political Hack Pack?
In an all-out media assault, Justin Lester launched his campaign for the Mayoralty over the weekend. Sycophants fell over themselves retweeting Labour politician’s gushing words while the right went into a minor […]
The week that was: Winners, Losers, the Confused, Campaigning Kicks Off, and Chris Calvi-Freeman fronts Shelly Bay
Where to start this week? A lot of activity, most of it pointless, the campaign machine kicks into second gear spawning yet more banality, priorities are all over the place, and we […]
A little bonus reading for Wednesday. Eye of the Fish has posted a great piece on the “Soviet style apartments” that have been mentioned in relation to Shelly Bay. There is a […]
WCC Elections 2019: The Silent Eastern Ward Councillors; who are they, what did they promise, and what have they done?
It’s time to take a far closer look at the current Councillors around the city, and with the seething issue of Shelly Bay in the forefront of everyone’s minds, I thought we’d […]
Peter Jackson posts again; up to 34,000 truck movements and deafening silence from the Council continues
In this third post on the Shelly Bay shambles, Peter Jackson releases a commissioned report that shows the need for approximately 34,000 heavy truck movements to support any development. Again, he raises […]