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Working in partnership for health

Yesterday NZNO president Grant Brookes, CTU economist Bill Rosenberg and others made submissions to the Greater Wellington Regional Council on a motion brought by Cr Paul Bruce. 592 more words

ReBlog: The mayors will decide?

by Lindsay Shelton
While planning to change the roads at Basin Reserve continues as secretively as ever, the region’s mayors have started some secret meetings of their own – to decide how local government should be restructured after the massive rejection of amalgamation. 100 more words


Wellington bus services in crisis

by Nicola Young
Our bus service is in crisis, due to the failed and confused leadership of the two regional authorities responsible – the Regional Council and the City Council. 89 more words


Wellington has 99 problems, but a Smart City Transport Solution isn't one...

All this chatter over the last couple of weeks about transport in Wellington City has caused me to go back and look at what I wrote two years ago about Wellington as a Smart City. 1,426 more words


Open Blog: Paul Bruce: Notes on the Greater Wellington Regional Council Long Term Plan

The Long Term Plan contains a number of large budget items which do not contribute towards Wellington Region’s resilience or sustainability.

I would like to go over four items: 651 more words

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Fran Wilde haters flock to take glory for a "coup, "Meanwhile Celia and Plan B...

No sooner than Fran Wilde has resigned and the local pundit feeds fill with stories of her being “rolled”. Revelling it in at least one regional Councillor has started to milk the political corpse for what she can, though rumours of Fran’s death are a bit premature and the reason that she was “rolled” says a lot more about the competence of the wider Regional Councillors than it does their former Chair. 957 more words

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Fran's rate fiasco

Over the next ten year’s Fran Wilde’s GWRC will raise rates by 77% and levies by 92%.  That means Fran is planning on a GWRC in 2026 that costs an extra $100m each year. 22 more words