24 days ago

Poem penned to curious pre-schooler

Seamus Boyer from Wellington City Council

It’s not too often that Council officers reply to queries from the public with poems about poop. In fact, it’s fair to say a recent response to 4-year-old Joshua might well be the first.

Read the story, and the poem, here: wellington.govt.nz...

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1 day ago

Wellington bus drivers to strike on Friday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Do you support Wellington bus driver striking?
Wellington bus drivers will strike for 24 hours on Friday, shutting down many key services in the city.
Tramways Union secretary Kevin O’Sullivan said members had ‘just had it’.
Tramways and Public Passenger Transport Employee’s Union’s Wellington Branch gave notice of a total strike at 3am Thursday morning. The strike will start at 4am on Friday, and end at 4am on Saturday.
The ‘surprise’ strike was announced Thursday morning after drivers voted 204-2 in favour of taking industrial action at a meeting on April 14.

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5 hours ago

Poll: Do you support council amalgamation?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Minister of Local Government Nanaia Mahuta is carrying out a widespread review of local government. One of the issues that will inevitably be looked at is amalgamation.
Do you support amalgamating council's in the region.
Should Wellington, for instance, amalgamate with Porirua.
If you do not want your comments used by Stuff, please put NFP.

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Do you support council amalgamation?
  • 56.3% Yes
    56.3% Complete
  • 34.4% No
    34.4% Complete
  • 9.4% Not sure
    9.4% Complete
32 votes
5 hours ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we are using an Andrew Gorrie pick.

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