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1 October Bus Fare Increases - Daran Ponter

Monday, 30 September 2013, 9:17 am | Daran Ponter

Bus fares are increasing again on 1 October, this time by an average of 2% (GWRC Notice). The 2% fare increase for 2013 will result in increases in the cost of Snapper and Mana card fares by 3.8% for Zone 1 fares and approximately 2.5% in most other ... More >>

Wellington-Wairarapa Super City

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 2:36 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council today voted to make an application to the Local Government Commission for a two-tier Wellington Super City. More >>

Wellington Super City Proposal

Friday, 8 March 2013, 3:09 pm | Daran Ponter

The Joint Working Party today released its conclusions on local government reform in the Wellington Region. The Working Party was formed by Greater Wellington Regional Council, Wellington and Porirua City Councils and Kapiti City Councils. More >>

Bus Fares Increasing Again

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 8:40 am | Daran Ponter

The Regional Council has once again voted for an increase in public transport fares - this time an average increase of 2%. Councilors Daran Ponter, Nigel Wilson and Paul Bruce voted against the increases. More >>

Summer Activities in Your Regional Parks

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 11:34 am | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council has organised a series of summer activities in your regional parks. Everything, from tramping, easy walks, craft fairs, 4WD tours…and even gliding! More >>

Government buries the two-tier option for Wellington

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 6:16 pm | Daran Ponter

Greater Wellington Regional Councilllor Daran Ponter says that the Government’s refusal to support a two-tier model for Wellington local government has significantly damaged proposals being advanced by Fran Wilde for a Wellington Region Super City. More >>

eplacement of Wellington’s Trains

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 8:41 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency today announced their intention to replace rather than refurbish the existing Ganz Mavag trains. More >>

Super City: Independent Review Panel

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 3:51 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council today elected to appoint an independent review panel to investigate options for the local government reform in the Wellington region. The Panel will deliver a report which the Council’s could use as a basis for a ... More >>

Wellington Super City: Call for a Referendum

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 4:49 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council today agreed to the establishment of an independent review panel to review 3-4 options for the future governance of the Wellington Region. The options will include the status quo. More >>

2012 Public Transport Fare Increases

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 4:03 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council today agreed to increase public transport fares from 1 October in 2012. More >>

Final Update From Wellington Bus Review

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 10:41 am | Daran Ponter

Final Update From Wellington Bus Review Reminder: Submissions close for Residents Associations on Friday 23 March 2012 Cr Paul Bruce and I held our last presentation on the 2012 Wellington Bus Review on Monday, with the Houghton Bay Residents Association ... More >>

Wellington Bus Review - Submissions close Friday

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 11:05 am | Daran Ponter

Reminder: Submissions close Friday 16 March 2012 A reminder that submissions on the Wellington bus review close on Friday 16 March (this Friday!) Cr Paul Bruce have got an agreement from the Council that residents associations can have an additional ... More >>

Wellington Bus Review

Friday, 10 February 2012, 10:01 am | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington is commencing public consultation on a review of all bus services in Wellington City. More >>

Johnsonville Line: Bikes Allowed On Trains

Monday, 30 January 2012, 11:24 am | Daran Ponter

Following a review by the Greater Welling ton Regional Council bikes will soon be allowed on trains on the Johnsonville line at all times, without restrictions. More >>

Shameful: Regional Council Supports Basin Reserve Fly-Over

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 11:31 am | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Economic Wellbeing Committee today endorsed the NZTA proposal for a Flyover around the Basin Reserve. More >>

Greater Wellington Regional Council Moves to STV

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 4:32 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council today resolved to move to a Single Transferable Voting (STV) for the 2013 and 2016 local government elections. Councillor Daran Ponter (Wellington City) says “This is a vote for democracy – everyone’s vote counts ... More >>

2011 Public Transport Increases

Tuesday, 7 June 2011, 3:51 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council will on Wednesday 8 June be considering whether or not to increase the public transport fares from 1 September in 2011. Three councillors will be opposing the fares increases. More >>

Greater Wellington Regional Council Proposed Annual Plan

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 4:37 pm | Daran Ponter

Greater Wellington Regional Council today approved its proposed Annual Plan for 2011/12 for public consultation. Councillor Daran Ponter says that the Regional Council proposes to raise $84.571 Million via general and targeted rates in 2011/12. More >>

Wellington Stormwater Consent Issued

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 3:36 pm | Daran Ponter

The Greater Wellington Regional Council’s has released its decision on the Wellington City Council’s application for resource consent to continue discharging stormwater into the Wellington Harbour and along the coast. More >>

Daran Ponter calls for reversal of fare increases

Tuesday, 14 September 2010, 9:16 am | Daran Ponter

Bus fare increases – some by as much as 100 percent – that are scheduled to begin from 1 October 2010 should be reversed, says Daran Ponter, candidate for the Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

 

 

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