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Stuff.co.nz
The only way is up if Wellington wants to solve its housing crisis ...
Stuff.co.nz
Housing crisis can be solved by raising height limits in the suburbs, a report says.

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 24 May 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Wellington to get by without buses
Radio New Zealand
Greater Wellington Regional Council this month said it wanted Masterton company Tranzit to take over the running of most local buses. Tranzit pays drivers a flat rate of $22 an hour. That's more than current operator Infratil, which pays a base rate of ...


Stuff.co.nz
Wellington's Cindy Sherman exhibition attracts less paying customers than expected
Stuff.co.nz
Despite less-than-impressive numbers, Events Wellington say the internationally acclaimed Cindy Sherman exhibition was a success. It was revealed this week, in a report presented to the Wellington City Council controlled organisations subcommittee ...

Wellington Cable Car lights up in support of Manchester attack victims
TVNZ
The Union Flag has lit up the Wellington Cable Car as a mark of respect for those killed and injured in the Manchester attack, with passengers making special trips to see the illuminated tunnel. Wellington Cable Car tunnel displays the Union Flag in ...


The Dominion Post
Wellington rail commuters on receiving end of Budget boost
The Dominion Post
The boost for Wellington rail links is part of a wider $548m package to upgrade the network, support freight movement, exporters, tourism and public transport. KiwiRail will receive $450m of that funding over the next two years – largely to deal with ...

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Stuff.co.nz
Gender inequality in Wellington cross-country races draws 261 protest
Stuff.co.nz
The issue was highlighted at the 94th running of the Vosseler Shield at Mt Victoria in Wellington last Saturday when seven Wellington Scottish Athletics Club women ran the senior men's 10-kilometre distance, with five sporting the number 261 on their legs.

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Stuff.co.nz
Wellington's long-awaited Children's Garden finally set to open, $1m over budget
Stuff.co.nz
While burgeoning costs and delays to the 1500-square-metre project had been unexpected, Wellington City Council's natural environment portfolio leader Peter Gilberd was confident everything was on track for a September opening. "My understanding is ...

 24 May 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Capital's gig punters likely to be most affected over ticket nightmare
Stuff.co.nz
Last week, Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) signed a six-year contract with Ticketmaster for the rights over all ticket sales at Venues Wellington. Those venues included TSB Bank Arena & Auditorium (Shed 6), the Michael ...


The Dominion Post
Wellington.scoop.co.nz » Crowdfunding campaign seeking $88,000 ...
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
40-year-old Wellington alternative radio station Radio Active 88.6FM has been given a new lease of life with the formation of a charitable trust to rescue it from ...
Radio Active $88,000 fundraiser begins | Stuff.co.nzThe Dominion Post

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Stuff.co.nz
Wellington to be busless for much of Thursday
Stuff.co.nz
The meeting follows Greater Wellington Regional Council awarding the status of preferred bidder for the majority of Wellington's bus services to Tranzit, instead of Infratil, which currently runs them. The agreement to run the services is yet to be signed.

 24 May 2017 

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