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 […]
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 […]
Let’s Get Wellington Moving will be killed by ideology; we need a Paradigm Shift in our thinking (then we can have nice things)
Let’s Get Wellington Moving will be killed by ideology; we need a Paradigm Shift in our thinking Unless we see a Paradigm Shift in our way of thinking, it is likely that […]
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 […]