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Bruce, Kedgley: Wellington Needs Light Rail Not Bigger Buses

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 4:03 pm | Paul Bruce

Light rail is ideally suited to Wellington's narrow streets, while bigger buses are not, Regional Councillors Paul Bruce and Sue Kedgley said today. More >>

Key decision point on Spine Report

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 2:27 pm | Paul Bruce

A feasibility study on options to deliver a high quality public transport spine for central Wellington was completed last year. A joint WCC/GW workshop will be held on the 21st Feb to consider the recommendations from this report. More >>

Parliamentary Process a rubber stamp and a joke

Friday, 13 December 2013, 11:36 am | Paul Bruce

Lack of information on measures being negotiated in a Transpacific Trade Agreement that impact on local government’s ability to make decisions such as procurement were questioned by Greater Wellington Regional Council yesterday. The Council expressed ... More >>

Support for TPPA Questioned by Regional Councillors

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 9:16 am | Paul Bruce

Greater Wellington Regional Councillor Paul Bruce, has placed a motion on the Council order paper for Thursday 12th December, questioning Government support for a Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

Paul Bruce to stand for Greater Wellington Regional Council

Sunday, 21 July 2013, 1:07 pm | Paul Bruce

Cr Paul Bruce today launched his campaign for re-election to Greater Wellington Regional Council. He said he had learnt a lot during his two terms as Councillor, and was able to effectively represent his constituency. More >>

Comment on WRC fare structure

Friday, 28 June 2013, 3:32 pm | Paul Bruce

Councillor Paul Bruce strongly supported the fare structure, noting that Public Transport Voice had also made the call for fare packages which rewarded those that used the service, with fare capping on a daily or monthly basis, and in addition providing ... More >>

Why light rail must go ahead in Wellington

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:53 pm | Paul Bruce

In introducing a debate on Wellington’s future, the Dominion Post challenged us to think about big changes. The current transport model has failed to deliver, and all the recent studies show more of the same is going to make things worse. More >>

Ewaste Product Stewardship Receives Region Wide Support

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 9:00 am | Paul Bruce

Councils of the Wellington region have agreed to support a remit (see attachment) to the Annual Conference of Local Government NZ (LGNZ) for a national product stewardship approach for e-waste. More >>

Wellington needs to match Christchurch cycle city commitment

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 1:46 pm | Paul Bruce

"The Christchurch City Council should be congratulated for listening to the people of Christchurch, and investing in smart, active transport to the tune of $38 million over the next 3 years," Greater Wellington Regional Councillor Paul Bruce said today. More >>

Green Success - CentrePort To Move To Recapture Tech

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 9:23 am | Paul Bruce

"Recapture of fumigants is just another small step in the right direction for our 100% New Zealand pure brand, " according to Greater Wellington Regional Councillor Paul Bruce. More >>

Recapture of Methyl Bromide fumigant at CentrePort necessary

Monday, 18 March 2013, 4:34 pm | Paul Bruce

CentrePort needs to up its game and move to recapture technology for methyl bromide fumigations now, in light of the exposure of a damning report, Greater Wellington Regional Councillor said today. More >>

Future Wellington

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 3:46 pm | Paul Bruce

The proposal for a Wellington Council by a panel lead by Sir Geoffrey Palmer, captures major concerns with regional functionality, while keeping full local representation at the local level", commented Regional councillor Paul Bruce. He also welcomed ... More >>

Methyl bromide used within Port without recapture technology

Tuesday, 16 October 2012, 4:58 pm | Paul Bruce

"CentrePort has moved to containment for its fumigation processes, but does not recapture the toxic gas, methyl bromide when used," according to Regional Councillor Paul Bruce. Councillor Bruce said that other ports such as Nelson were now using recapture technology, ... More >>

Message to the New Zealand Petroleum Summit 2012

Friday, 21 September 2012, 1:39 pm | Paul Bruce

My message to the participants of the New Zealand Petroleum Summit 2012, is you are part of a dinosaur industry that face its twilight years. More >>

Greater Wellington to Consider Restrictions on Fracking

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 11:18 am | Paul Bruce

Regional Councillor Paul Bruce is putting Fracking on Greater Wellington's agenda Wednesday tomorrow 13th June. Councillor Bruce says "We can't keep our heads in the sands of fracking anymore... I'm urging Wellington take a precautionary approach ... More >>

Restrictions on Hydraulic fracturing

Friday, 8 June 2012, 10:09 am | Paul Bruce

Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" for oil and gas has seen a growing sense of unease from the public, and an investigation by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and Councils across New Zealand calling for investigations or ... More >>

Local body Review Panel selected

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 5:48 pm | Paul Bruce

The Greater Wellington Regional Council has selected an Independent Review Panel to investigate options for the local government reform in the Wellington region, along with agreed terms of reference for that Panel. The Panel will deliver a report ... More >>

Cheaper Bus Rides an option for Students

Monday, 30 April 2012, 11:55 am | Paul Bruce

"Cheaper bus or train rides would be very welcome to students wanting to avoid taking on new loans," according to Regional Councillor Paul Bruce. "Many students had complained to me personally about the rising cost of public transport, and now there is a possibility ... More >>

Greater Wellington region's future compromised

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 8:41 pm | Paul Bruce

Greater Wellington region's future compromised by Otaki to Airport RoNs Regional Councillor Paul Bruce said that he was disappointed that Greater Wellington Regional Council transport planning still included the Otaki to Airport RoNs roading scheme. ... More >>

Councillor Paul Bruce: Moving into Summer

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 11:46 am | Paul Bruce

As a weather forecaster, I am pleased that the weather has finally settled down as we move into the festive season and our summer months. I hope you will take the chance to visit our Regional Parks, especially the latest addition at Baring Head. More >>

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