Four candidates are vying for two places in the Southern Ward. With David Lee dropping out of the race this year and having a swing at the GWRC, a seat must be […]
Here’s your public service announcement for Friday before we move onto a further analysis of candidates, some random thoughts on voting in the local body elections. Only vote for those you want […]
WCC Eastern Ward Candidates Analysed; A seat going begging, a boring campaign, running in the same pack, and I rank who will win and who will come last
Seven candidates are vying for three places in the Eastern Ward. Each has strengths and weaknesses while some are simply ghosts who are cluttering up the ballot. With Simon Marsh stepping down […]
WCC Election News from the Campaign Trail; Magical Thinking, the Art of Pork Barreling, Policy MIA, Transport War
Are you bored yet? This election campaign, that should now be in full swing, is one of the most boring that I have witnessed so far in the many years that I […]
The Developer, The Mayor, his Rival, and His Funder; TLDR Andy Foster scores points in the ongoing campaign
You can’t escape Shelly Bay and once again the issue has burst into life across a range of fronts. It’s starting to take the shine off Justin Lester while it is giving […]
WCC News; Chris Calvi-Freeman and duct tape, the dead heart of the city, a giant pile of rubbish, is LGWM affordable,plus other shenanigans.
Never a dull moment at this point in the election race as candidates rush for press face-time and commentators start to get on board. News aplenty across the city with competitors banging […]
WCC Election News: Shelly Bay enters Financial Fantasy Land, “nothing to see here” as Councillors downvote a review, and boring coverage out East.
The last few days have all been about Eastern Suburbs, and you guessed it, Shelly Bay. The issue has taken on a life of it’s own, romping around the harbour like some […]
Peter Jackson is firmly keeping Shelly Bay-Gate in the eyes of the city and media with another post this afternoon releasing more emails and data on how the sea-level change is going […]
WCC News Update; build your own house, beware of tidal waves, please don’t review us over Shelly Bay, bullying, and calling for a new CEO
It’s definitely election season, a season of madness and terror punctuated with stupidity. There is so much news being generated right now that we need a mid-week update. “A lot of blood […]
Well, well, well. One of Wellington’s worst kept secrets popped out on Friday afternoon with Andy Foster announcing his run for the Mayoralty with Peter Jackson in support. As it happened I […]