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Wellington’s Business Unfriendly Sandwich Board Debate

Friday, 11 October 2013, 2:56 pm | John Morrison

The Lambton Quay sandwich board debate is another example of a user-unfriendly Wellington City Council. Sandwich board wardens patrol Lambton Quay making sure the kerbside advertising is registered and annual fees of $180 have been paid and that owners ... More >>

Greens Celebrate Harcourt’s Building stalemate

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 10:26 am | John Morrison

The unhelpful attitude held by council officers towards its residents and ratepayers has permeated down from the top as highlighted by a triumphant email from the sitting Greens councillor Iona Pannett on the Environment Court decision on the Harcourt’s ... More >>

Mayor Hides Air New Zealand Cuts From Voting Public

Friday, 4 October 2013, 9:09 am | John Morrison

Wellington Mayoral candidate John Morrison said the loss of services to Melbourne and Sydney, with Brisbane under review is a serious economic body blow for Wellington and was bad news that should not have been hidden from the public till after the ... More >>

Wellington needs more jobs

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 7:32 pm | John Morrison

Wellington’s 7.1 percent unemployment rate is one of the highest for cities in New Zealand and well above the national average of 6.7 percent, says mayoral candidate John Morrison. (Source: Statistics New Zealand Household Labour Force survey, June ... More >>

Irene van Dyk supports John Morrison’s Sport Policy

Monday, 23 September 2013, 4:24 pm | John Morrison

Irene van Dyk today threw her support in behind Mayoral candidate John Morrison’s sporting policy and says without his help, she wouldn’t be back playing in the capital for the Central Pulse this coming season. More >>

Cycling to join Wellington’s flagship sports under Morrison

Monday, 23 September 2013, 9:12 am | John Morrison

Cycling will be another sport and recreational activity that Wellingtonians will hear a lot more about if John Morrison is elected Mayor. More >>

A sad reflection on Wellington’s economy

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 9:04 am | John Morrison

Today’s announcement of the impending closure of Downstage Theatre is a sad reflection on Wellington’s economy says Mayoral candidate John Morrison. More >>

Wellington gets ‘sold’ to Asia Pacific businesses

Monday, 9 September 2013, 6:52 pm | John Morrison

In its first major marketing initiative to create and base its global call centre operation from Wellington, CallActive has launched a “love Wellington” campaign to more than 1200 potential clients in the Asia Pacific region. More >>

Wellington needs strong and decisive leadership

Friday, 16 August 2013, 4:21 pm | John Morrison

Mayoral candidate John Morrison said he is not standing for the Onslow-Western ward, which he’s represented since 1998. “I want to lead the city as Mayor. There is a lot of ground to make up. I want to build business confidence along with the local ... More >>

Morrison Unveils Plans to Save Wgtn’s Heritage Buildings

Monday, 12 August 2013, 9:10 am | John Morrison

A plan to save, strengthen and make safe the Cuba Street Quarter and a selection of Wellington’s top heritage buildings, has been unveiled by Wellington Mayoral candidate John Morrison. More >>

Council report card damns current leadership

Sunday, 4 August 2013, 12:57 pm | John Morrison

Mayoral candidate John Morrison says the release of the end of triennium report card on Wellington City was a damning indictment on the current Mayor’s leadership. More >>

Morrison pledges to overhaul city’s traffic policing culture

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 9:22 am | John Morrison

Mayoral candidate John Morrison has come out in support of southern ward councillor Paul Eagle’s concerns that Wellington City is ignoring motorists and city users by “stripping people of money and pretending its customer service.” More >>

Wellingtonians Urged to Remain Calm and Confident

Monday, 22 July 2013, 4:59 pm | John Morrison

Although Wellingtonians had been through a terrifying time, they can take heart that they are living in a city of strong buildings that have just withstood a massive earthquake, Mayoral candidate John Morrison says. More >>