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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

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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

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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

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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

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