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 […]
After writing a piece yesterday bemoaning the fact that their is no apparent plan behind the Climate Emergency declared by the WCC and asking Councillors and candidates to answer ten questions I […]
Republished with permission from Conor Hill I recently wrote about Nelson council passing a climate change emergency and today Wellington follows suit. I don’t feel particularly hopeful about this, as action rather than proclamations […]
Conor Hill, a potential Mayoral candidate for Wellington, answers our ten questions following the Climate Emergency Declaration
Yesterday we challenged current Councillors and new candidates to answer ten questions following the declaration of a Climate Emergency that was heavy on politics and light on detail. Conor Hill is a […]
WCC Climate Emergency Declaration; The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire. Open questions for Councillors and Candidates (one week deadline).
All week we’ve been hearing that declaring a Climate Emergency is akin to being in a building on fire and finally flicking the fire alarm switch. Following the same analogy, the City […]
So far this week; Fires, Climate Change, the first Mayoral contender (maybe), and Let’s Not Get Wellington Moving
A lot happening around Council this week so we get a head start before it really gets all out of hand with another update planned for Sunday. It’s been all about the […]
The week that was; Golden Mile tinkering, developers circling, austerity measures, and pesky kids causing trouble
A cold and blustery week for the weather and not too much better for some local politicians who got themselves offside with the community and backtracked all over the place in what […]