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 […]
The WCC week that was: LGWM spins its tires, apartment hell, public transport goes to the zoo, and we find Sarah Free (sort of.)
If LGWM were a car it would be impounded for loss of traction. No more answers to many, many questions this week across the news sphere including increasingly frustrated residents taking to […]
Consultation Open: The Wellington City Council is seeking community views on the future management of on-street and off-street parking in the capital.
The City Council is looking for your views on parking in the CBD, suburban, and residential areas; With the recent announcements about Let’s Get Wellington Moving, the city’s transport system will be […]
Proposed Cobham Drive traffic lights a cheap, nasty, and potentially unsafe option – why can’t we have nice things?
Let’s Get Wellington (not) Moving has mooted a pedestrian traffic light system being placed right over one of the busiest arteries in the City, Cobham Drive, an increasingly congested road that is […]
As the number of buildings in the CBD continues to shrink due to stock being deemed earthquake risk, with many more no doubt to come, Voxy reports that; Record low vacancy rates […]
Before your eyes glaze over at the next paragraph and you click away, bear with me. This is quite interesting … Submissions for the Annual Plan 2019/20 and Revenue & Financing Policy Consultations […]
A bumpy week for the Council; Island Bay Cycleway bites again, more allegations of a toxic culture, Shelly Bay costs uncertain, and apartment values trend negative
Island Bay just won’t die with a judicial review underway in the High Court. The petitioners want the September 2017 Mayor’s “compromise solution” quashed. I have no idea how successful they will […]
Now that the dust has settled somewhat on last week’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving announcements we look at the fallout. It seems that no one is happy with what has been proposed […]
Peter Jackson posts again; up to 34,000 truck movements and deafening silence from the Council continues
In this third post on the Shelly Bay shambles, Peter Jackson releases a commissioned report that shows the need for approximately 34,000 heavy truck movements to support any development. Again, he raises […]
Developer Ian Cassels has responded to Peter Jackson’s criticism of the Shelly Bay development, saying that Sir Peter’s published statements “repeat a series of falsehoods and present an entirely incorrect and misleading […]