Why run for Council? Often seen as a boring occupation with a high degree of personal risk, the advantages of being on the Council are many. From free food and money to […]
The Wellington Party tagged right-wing straight out of the gate and the guilty pleasure that is John Morrison, like a service station pie 11pm at night after a few beers
It was a completely muddled launch of a new local political party in the past few days. The Wellington Party popped onto the scene and was immediately tagged as “right-wing”, by the […]
With a new website up, more activity on their Facebook page, and the early formation of top level policies The Wellington Party is showing signs of life and are gearing up to […]
Fiddling while Rome burns; now is the winter of Wellington’s discontent. It’s time we broke democracy; everyone stand for Council.
Over the past week, three issues have dominated local media. What we could call the death of the city by a dozen large cuts, the ongoing bus shambles, and what happens when […]
It’s early days, but it appears that Conor Hill has thrown his hat in the ring. We like him. His website has literally just gone live, so no great amount of information […]
The week so far; Getting context around opinion, trouble brewing out East, more criticism on our Climate Emergency.
Winter has arrived. The harbour is blanketed by the exhaust of tens of thousands of cars travelling to and fro on the motorway, electric scooters zip through the pre-dawn light, travel times […]
Tamatha Paul; a Lambton Ward candidate, answers our ten questions following the Climate Emergency Declaration
Tamatha Paul answers our ten questions. You can read more on Tamatha’s blog here. We score her response at the bottom of the post. You own a third of the airport, which […]