30 days ago

Poll: Should Wellington city councillors get a free lunch?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

There's no such thing as a free lunch, unless you're a Wellington City councillor.
Six years after Andy Foster led moves as a councillor to scrap catered lunches at committee meetings - saving ratepayers $40,000 - the new mayor has now decided to reinstate them. He said the backflip followed pressure from councillors, while also promising to spend less on the midday spread than previous councils. "People felt when you didn't have lunches provided on days when you were working through [into the afternoon], councillors tended to disappear all over the place to get lunch. It reduced team bonding." What do you think- should councillors get lunch provided?
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Should Wellington city councillors get a free lunch?
  • 5.6% Absoultely
    5.6% Complete
  • 24.5% Only if it's a modest spread
    24.5% Complete
  • 70% No way
    70% Complete
1153 votes
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5 hours ago

Wanted survey participants for survey on public spaces. Closes Monday 16th

Becky from Where do we dance? Shaping Aotearoa New Zealand's Neighbourhoods

Over 18 and live in Wellington region (Including Porirua, Kāpiti, Wairarapa, Masterton, Hutt Valley and Wellington city)? We're keen to get your views of the public spaces in your neighbourhood, how you use them and how often. We hope to (better) understand how public spaces can impact on people's lives.

Fill in the survey for a chance to win $100 grocery vouchers 💵

Survey and more information can be found at www.wheredowedance.com...

Survey closes Monday 16 December 2019 at midnight.

5 hours ago

Are you a recent home buyer? or a retiree in your own home?

The team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to their retirement goals

Can you help? Email susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

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2 days ago

We need a second tunnel, I don't believe that the WCC voted it NOT to go ahead. If you want it to be brought forward please sign this petition. Thanks Lynne Marshall

Lynne from Miramar

Lynne --
Thank you for showing your support to double the Mount Victoria Tunnel without delay.

You are one of many other Wellingtonians who want to see this tunnel built to get traffic moving in our capital city.

Please forward this email on to others who may want to sign.

They can sign here: nicolawillis.national.org.nz...

You can follow me on Facebook here to stay up to date on the latest news regarding this petition.


Kind regards

Nicola Willis
List MP based in Wellington