Here's a neat bit of work by WCC, in Para St Miramar. Residents wanted the big tree in the foreground of the first photo cut down as it obscured their vision when reversing out of their driveway. I was against removing a mature tree which is one of a long line. Solution: move the footpath away from the tree!
The second photo shows the view from other end of the works. The new kerbline simply extends the previous build-out at the zebra crossing, improving visibility and safety for everyone . One car park lost, one tree saved!
It's unmistakable: the trireme-like ship, the flying dragon-dolphin-fish, the English flags. Quintessentially Wellington. Right?
The new mayor of Wellington and a city councillor want to see the revival of the city's flag and coat of arms around the city in help foster "civic pride". But, others say the flag is "a relic of the past" that fell into disuse for a reason. What do you think of the flag? www.stuff.co.nz...
20.6% It's great, fly it high20.6% Complete
13.9% It's ok, I don't really mind if it's used13.9% Complete
65.5% It's a relic, ditch it65.5% Complete
Hi neighbours! A group of students have returned from their time on Tokelau with a story to tell of strength and community in the face of climate change. Their documentary, VAKA, is on display as part of Massey's Exposure exhibition until Nov 17. What are your thoughts on projects like this?
A group of exceptional young Kiwis, mentors, volunteers and leaders have been celebrated for their resilience, self-belief and contribution to society at the annual Graeme Dingle Foundation 2019 Excellence Awards.