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CBC retracts statement on Bypass direct action

Monday, 28 June 2004, 4:56 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City Incorporated (CBC) today advises media that the statement supporting direct action against the proposed Wellington Inner-city Bypass, in a weekend press release by Campaign for a Better City, should have been attributed ... More >>

What's Really Happening with the Bypass?

Wednesday, 12 May 2004, 5:20 pm | Capaign for a Better City

"For a long time, Transit has said the bypass was going to be built 'soon', but it never happened. Now, they have been given construction funding and have said that construction will begin this year" said CBC spokesperson, Caro Henckels. More >>

CBC Saddened By Decision To Fund Inner-City Bypass

Monday, 3 May 2004, 4:13 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City was upset to learn that Transfund granted construction funding to the Wellington Inner-City Bypass at its board meeting on Monday 3 May. More >>

CBC welcomes first signs of sanity

Wednesday, 24 December 2003, 11:38 am | Capaign for a Better City

"Transfund's review of the inner-city 'Bypass' represents the first signs of sanity since the project was conceived" said Campaign for a Better City spokesperson Caro Henckels. More >>

CBC loses High Court actions against HPT

Friday, 19 December 2003, 2:51 pm | Capaign for a Better City

The High Court today released a decision in the case of Campaign for a Better City v New Zealand Historic Places Trust and Transit New Zealand. Two cases were heard by the Court - an appeal against an Environment Court decision to confirm the authorities ... More >>

Inner-City “Bypass” Review Welcomed

Monday, 30 June 2003, 6:08 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City, PO Box 11-964, Wellington email: info@cbc.org.nz web-site: www.cbc.org.nz More >>

CBC Fundraiser - Lord Of The Rings spectacular

Tuesday, 19 November 2002, 2:16 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City (CBC), is organising a spectacular Lord of the Rings evening at the Embassy Theatre. The fundraising event includes an early screening of The Two Towers and spot prizes, and cinemagoers will be encouraged to dress up as their ... More >>

The Bypass is Happening … Yeah Right

Monday, 8 July 2002, 1:54 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City (CBC) will hold a Public Meeting at Thistle Hall on Tuesday, 16 July, 7pm onwards. Hon Sue Kedgley and the Hon Marian Hobbs, Minister for the Environment will be among the speakers. More >>

Bypass Funding Uncertain

Friday, 28 June 2002, 10:18 am | Capaign for a Better City

Funding for Wellington’s Inner City Bypass uncertain, despite the inclusion of the project in Transfund’s National Land Transport Program 2002/03. Transit has not even applied for funding and cannot do so until: More >>

Transit Wants To Destroy A Unique Part Of NZ

Wednesday, 19 June 2002, 11:13 am | Capaign for a Better City

Next time you take a wander up Upper Cuba Street and stroll along Tonks Avenue you’ll not only be walking amongst some of Wellington’s oldest buildings, you will also be walking above a unique part of New Zealand’s history, at least according to the ... More >>

The Wellington Bypass: The Current Situation

Thursday, 13 June 2002, 4:39 pm | Capaign for a Better City

WARNING: This is long but informative and essential reading if you want to know what's going on. More >>

CBC Appeals Historic Places Trust Decision

Thursday, 13 June 2002, 3:04 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City Inc. (CBC) today lodged an appeal with the Environment court against the decision of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (“the Trust”) to grant Archaeological Authorities to Transit NZ in respect of the Wellington City ... More >>

Bypass Occupation: Transit The Real Criminals

Thursday, 2 May 2002, 1:44 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City (CBC) spokesperson Roland Sapsford today said CBC supported the people who reoccupied a vacant heritage building on the route of the proposed inner-city "bypass" in Wellington. More >>

CBC Library Display Gagged by WCC

Thursday, 11 April 2002, 9:51 am | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City (CBC) is stunned by Wellington City Council’s refusal to allow it to put up a small display in the Wellington Central Library. More >>

Community to Reclaim 'Bypass' Land

Tuesday, 26 February 2002, 10:27 am | Capaign for a Better City

Anti-'bypass' protestors and members of the public are to take to the streets today, to coincide with Transit's eviction of tenants along the proposed inner-city 'bypass' route. Gathering in Civic Square, the protestors will march to a currently undisclosed ... More >>

“Bypass” Evictions Today – Response Tonight

Tuesday, 26 February 2002, 9:18 am | Capaign for a Better City

Today is eviction day for a group of residents and businesses in the path of Transit New Zealand’s proposed inner city “bypass” through Wellington’s historic Te Aro district. Yet Transit said last year this would not happen until the project was funded. More >>

WCC Jumps The Gun Over “Bypass” Evictions

Monday, 11 February 2002, 5:22 pm | Capaign for a Better City

Wellington City Council (WCC) is being taken to the tenancy tribunal over hasty and possibly illegal attempts to evict a young family living on the route of the proposed inner-city “bypass” in Wellington. More >>

Action To Stop The "Bypass" Kicks Off This Friday

Thursday, 17 January 2002, 3:19 pm | Capaign for a Better City

This Friday the 18th January, a picnic will be held in Kensington Gardens in Kensington Street to celebrate the postponement of the eviction of business tenants on the Inner City Bypass route. Transit had told some tenants to vacate their premises this Friday, ... More >>

"Bypass" Business Tenants Been Given Extension

Monday, 14 January 2002, 10:12 am | Capaign for a Better City

Campaign for a Better City (CBC) today welcomed the fact that five business tenants on the route of the controversial Inner City Bypass road through Te Aro have been given extensions on their eviction notices. Commercial tenants on Cuba and Kensington ... More >>

Reclaim the Streets / Global Day of Action - Nov 9

Friday, 9 November 2001, 11:22 am | Capaign for a Better City

Part of that day of action is a 'Carnival Against Capitalism', which will travel through Wellington, stopping on the way to demonstrate against various things. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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