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 […]
WCC to vote on Climate Emergency; What we need is action, not declarations that will soon be forgotten
The fur is already flying over tomorrow’s vote at the WCC on whether to declare a Climate Emergency or not. The usual suspects on social media from both sides of the normal […]
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 […]
Wellington Central is certainly a fickle place where some areas are dying, some are booming, the fiddling around the edges of policy has unintended consequences, and the economy feels sluggish. It’s important […]
What a lovely shambles you are Eastern Ward. Wedged in between the city and airport, surrounded on three sides by the harbour and open ocean you’re the darling of the movie industry […]
Most of the Western Ward current Councillors are shoot first and ask questions later except for one grizzled campaigner. So far only one person has stood up to take on this unlikely […]
Southern Ward: A sea change is coming; Have the Green’s dumped David Lee, and if so, who gets the tick?
The Southern Ward covers some of the wildest landscapes in the Wellington City area, and the politics have always been just as volatile. From cycleways to sea level changes the Southern Ward […]
Northern Ward: Councillors, what Councillors? Who’s who in the zoo and a new candidate appears in the fog
The Neglected Northern Ward has long suffered under a range of issues of which many still exist today despite promises from the last election made by candidates now elected. The three current […]