In the recent days, Mount Crawford on the Miramar peninsula has been subject to much speculation, on the field, in the … Continue reading Is the fate of Mount Crawford in your hands?
This morning, the City Council will vote on the Spatial Plan, and it will be very interesting to listen to … Continue reading Shelly Bay, the unpublished article
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
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
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
In the last week, the Wellington City Councillors have been extremely busy. Water has been high on the agenda, but … Continue reading The WCC week that was; Taskforce Waterspout grows, fiddling on the edges, a crime wave in Miramar, Shelly Bay raises its head, and a “know nothing, do nothing” Council on the cards?
Finally, some progress in the Council this week with Foster picking Sarah Free as his new Deputy. The Foster and … Continue reading The Foster and Free Show
A few days back Andy put out a 150-day plan should he be elected as mayor. Well, now he’s the … Continue reading Andy Foster’s 150 Day Plan; 60% may get carried out, unfortunately, hard issues are unlikely to be progressed
Seven candidates are vying for three places in the Eastern Ward. Each has strengths and weaknesses while some are simply … Continue reading WCC Eastern Ward Candidates Analysed; A seat going begging, a boring campaign, running in the same pack, and I rank who will win and who will come last
The last few days have all been about Eastern Suburbs, and you guessed it, Shelly Bay. The issue has taken … Continue reading WCC Election News: Shelly Bay enters Financial Fantasy Land, “nothing to see here” as Councillors downvote a review, and boring coverage out East.