Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, October 30th, 2019 - 26 comments
One of the first acts of Wellington mayor-elect, Andy Foster has been to reverse his stance on the council’s 34% holding in Wellington International Airport Ltd (WIAL). Whether he can get his plan to sell the airport stake past a once hostile public or a leftist-dominated council also seems about as likely as his desire to bulldoze through another tunnel through Mt Vic.
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.
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.
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.
Written By: - Date published: 6:29 am, April 12th, 2013 - 4 comments
The Wellington City Council has agreed to a review of the outsourcing.
But that review needs to be independent.
Written By: - Date published: 6:32 am, April 4th, 2013 - 104 comments
Hard to believe, but despite having a Green Party mayor the Wellington City Council is about to outsource work currently done by council staff. We all know what that means – redundancies, longer hours, poorer safety standards and ultimately lower pay for workers as contractors screw down wages in a bid to undercut each other […]