Ousted Wellington's mayor Justin Lester's bid for a recount has been declined. Lester sought the recount after losing to Andy Foster by 62 votes. On Friday a District Court judge turned down the application. Following the decision, Lester tweeted: "I fully respect the Judge’s decision and the matter is now at an end. Good luck to the new Mayor and Council for the next three years!"
DIY-ers are being urged to dispose of paint responsibly, after a video captured paint flowing from a storm water drain into Titahi Bay. Wellington Water said paint was found in waterways every summer. How do you you dispose of paint?
About 1:00pm 1st Dec, I parked my car in the coupon parking area in Tinakori Rd, it's about 100M away from the Thorndon Fair, when I came back to my car about 2:30pm, my car was damaged, someone tried to do a parallel parking but hit my car and did a runner. My car is silver colour 2018 Holden Astra, the car which hit my car should be blue.
Anyone, who saw the incident, could you please contact me 029 9203160.
Attached picture is the damage to my car.
Thank you very much for your help.
When a Christchurch school lost four classrooms to fire, retired AMI Branch Manager Philip Buckingham knew how he could help.
Philip – “ When one of our offices is relocated or refitted as a flexi workspace, there are all sorts of useful items left behind — stationery, file cabinets, chairs, desks, computer monitor arms. For years now, we have gathered it all up and donated it to schools; initially those hit particularly hard by the Christchurch earthquakes. It’s hard to explain, but it’s just in our DNA at AMI to help people. After the Russley School fire, there was an urgent need to get the kids some stationery. On my way home, I went to the school and spoke with the principal, Greg Lewis. We couldn’t have asked for a better principal for the school, he is such a great guy.”
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