Following years of standstill, of unending consultations, it seems Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) has now taken a different approach … Continue reading The fine art of consultation
It’s that time of the term where we look back at the achievements of our City Council, and the challenges … Continue reading A mid-term City Council assessment and the Eastern mega developments
The debates on the Long Term Plan were raging, the City Council wasn’t sure if $75M were a loan for … Continue reading Colour blindness, a condition finally addressed?
Last Thursday, the Wellington City Council voted on the Long Term Plan.. One of the most salient points was the … Continue reading A green Long Term Plan
Sometimes, out of the blue, a thought pops out of nowhere. Early in April, it suddenly occurred to me we … Continue reading A shared path that will never come
Halfway through the term of our current beloved City Council, it would be appropriate to check progress on the biggest … Continue reading Stuck in traffic? He’ll sort it
It seems that Wellington City Council is failing to do its job. It’s managed to isolate itself from the residents, … Continue reading Is it time to bring in commissioners to manage Wellington City Council?
As some of you know, I’ve started working back in the city, at least three days a week, after some … Continue reading Wellington’s Growing Pains might be the death of it, Shelly Bay, the last straw for local democracy
Spring has arrived in the Wairarapa with grass growing (it never really stopped over what was an warmer than usual … Continue reading Postcards from Taumata Island: Spring, national elections loom, watching Wellington CBD suffer from a distance
Trouble in paradise with our neighbour trespassing the Greater Wellington City Council from his property, which as I have written … Continue reading Postcards from Taumata Island: GWRC under fire at Taumata Island, the NZTA PR Department moves on Wairarapa transport, a visit to Wellington