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Justin Lester: Why Wellington, why Labour, and how did he make conference cry?

Written By: - Date published: 4:49 pm, March 12th, 2017 - 9 comments

Via Noted, the Mayor of Wellington talks about his city, his mayoralty, and why he’s Labour.

Justin Lester: No matter where you come from, you are welcome here

Written By: - Date published: 1:49 pm, January 30th, 2017 - 3 comments

The PM may not know where he stands but the Mayor of Wellington does.

Clearing the decks

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, December 1st, 2016 - 127 comments

National is readying itself for the next election by getting rid of some MPs.  And Nick Leggett has finally disclosed his true political colours.

Utopians and pragmatists

Written By: - Date published: 11:43 am, October 10th, 2016 - 32 comments

Nick Leggett places himself in the “pragmatic” part of the Labour Party spectrum and derides others as being “utopian” and not interested in winning. But given the recent election result for the Mayoralty is he right?

Local Government results good for Labour and terrible for National

Written By: - Date published: 11:18 am, October 9th, 2016 - 80 comments

In Auckland, Christchurch and in mayoral races throughout the country Labour and Progressives had a very good day while National and its proxies must be wondering what they did wrong.

The other war of the polls

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, September 16th, 2016 - 28 comments

The Dominion Post has received not one, but two polls on the Wellington mayoralty. So who’s coming out on top?

Justin Lester: begging is a social issue, not a crime

Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, April 9th, 2016 - 50 comments

The Auckland local government race isn’t the only one where begging is becoming a top issue.

Justin Lester launches campaign for Wellington Mayor

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, April 4th, 2016 - 34 comments

Justin Lester launched his campaign for the Wellington mayoralty yesterday, focusing on housing, supporting small business and social services.

A Labour Mayor for Wellington

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, December 3rd, 2015 - 47 comments

Deputy Mayor Justin Lester has announced his candidacy for the top job in the nation’s capital.

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