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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


GWRC and Auckland raise rates

The Auckland supercity has raised rates almost 10%, costing the average household there about $3000 more a year. This, despite the argument that a supercity would cost less to run. 147 more words


Press Release: (FIT) Have your say on the Draft Regional Land Transport Plan 2015

The Regional Transport Committee’s Draft Regional Land Transport Plan is currently open for submissions. It lists and prioritises what the Regional Transport Committee considers to be Wellington’s transport priorities. 476 more words

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Six Wellington Councils close ranks on information requests over shared services work

This week the Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Porirua City Council, Upper Hutt City Council, Hutt City Council, Kapiti Coast District Council, and Masterton District Council chose to invoke the veil of secrecy over ongoing work to share services. 882 more words


Project Odyssey: The blogger got it wrong mate, it's only $10 million, promise

Bubble bubble toil and trouble. The City Council spin doctors are due to release a statement in regards to Project Odyssey I am told. It no doubt will be along the lines of “the blogger got his facts wrong, mixed it up with amalgamation, and has no idea what he’s talking about.” Whispers in the wind of a briefing for all of the Councillors and Mayor, along the same lines. 1,151 more words


Questions about Wellington City Council's IT Project

The last post on this for a while I suspect. This series of blogs hit a huge nerve locally with over 17,000 of you reading the original article over the last week and about ten thousand more reading the follow up articles. 756 more words


Open Blog: End of Year Report 2014 Green Councillors Paul Bruce and Sue Kedgley

We were elected as Green Councillors to the Wellington Regional Council just over a year ago, so we thought we would report on some of the highlights, successes and failures of our past year on the Council. 1,214 more words

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