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Justin Lester - Thank you to Wellingtonians

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 10:46 am | Justin Lester

“I am forever grateful for the opportunity to serve Wellington and make a difference in the lives of local people. More >>

Statement from Justin Lester

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 1:07 pm | Justin Lester

I want to congratulate Andy Foster on his campaign and wish him all the best. I remain proud of what we’ve achieved over the last three years as Mayor – a focus on social and affordable housing, securing the best deal for Wellington's transport ... More >>

Pledge on Shelly Bay

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 12:09 pm | Justin Lester

The overwhelming reaction I’ve had from Wellingtonians during my nine years on Wellington City Council is that something needs to be done at Shelly Bay. Proud Wellingtonians repeatedly tell me that Shelly Bay should be a jewel in the crown for the capital ... More >>

Justin Lester launches Mayoral Campaign

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 3:32 pm | Justin Lester

Justin Lester launches Mayoral Campaign together with Labour Council team More >>

New Mayor of Wellington to hit the ground running

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 4:18 pm | Justin Lester

New Mayor of Wellington to hit the ground running Newly elected Mayor of Wellington Justin Lester has pledged to hold a summit within six weeks to build a united plan for the city and reset the relationship with central Government. “I am truly honoured ... More >>

Lester welcomes Snip ‘n Chip scheme

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 3:38 pm | Justin Lester

Wellington mayoral candidate and local SPCA board member Justin Lester today welcomed the launch of the Wellington SPCA’s $13 “Snip ‘n Chip” initiative as an important move towards his goal of a pest-free capital city. More >>

Justin Lester announces post election summit

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:27 pm | Justin Lester

Wellington mayoral candidate Justin Lester has announced his intention to hold a post election summit within six weeks of the local body elections to build consensus around a plan to grow Wellington under his mayoralty. More >>

Lester promises leadership on predator free Wellington

Monday, 26 September 2016, 3:55 pm | Justin Lester

Mayoral candidate Justin Lester is promising to make the plan for Wellington to become predator free the top environmental priority of his first term, saying it's good for native birds, wildlife and the climate. More >>

Justin Lester pledges one stop shop for Council consents

Sunday, 11 September 2016, 9:21 pm | Justin Lester

Justin Lester pledges one stop shop for Council consents Wellington Mayoral candidate Justin Lester has announced his plan to streamline council resource consents by establishing a one stop shop and providing individualised case management for major building and ... More >>

Justin Lester to set up NZs first “wet house”

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 6:20 pm | Justin Lester

Justin Lester to set up NZs first “wet house” to tackle homelessness Wellington mayoral candidate Justin Lester has committed to ending rough sleeping in the city and will start by establishing New Zealand’s first ever “wet house” for homeless ... More >>

Justin Lester to hit the streets of Wellington

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 1:00 pm | Justin Lester

Justin Lester has launched a series of street meet and greets all over Wellington as part of his mayoral campaign, and has signaled that community engagement will be a hallmark of his mayoralty, committing to monthly “Mayor in the Chair” sessions ... More >>

Lester to back local companies for council IT procurement

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:15 pm | Justin Lester

Wellington mayoral candidate Justin Lester has announced his intention to make Wellington the “Digital Capital” by introducing a buy local criteria for city council digital and technology procurement and appointing a Chief Innovation Officer on the council’s ... More >>

Justin Lester, Daran Ponter to freeze public transport fares

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 5:25 pm | Justin Lester

Wellington mayoral candidate Justin Lester and Regional Councillor Daran Ponter have announced their plan today to freeze public transport fares at current levels and introduce cheaper fares for tertiary students if elected in the upcoming local body ... More >>

Keith Spry Pool

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 9:05 am | Justin Lester

Keith Spry Pool has experienced a huge spike in swimmers since its upgrade was completed in March 2015. The new children’s pool and learn-to-swim pool have seen the number of children and young family attendees swell. More >>

Giant Pandas for Wellington?

Saturday, 19 September 2015, 10:19 am | Justin Lester

Wellington City Council Deputy Mayor Justin Lester is launching an investigation of the businesses case for Giant Pandas being housed at the Wellington zoo. More >>

Cynical politics behind #KeepKate sham

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 12:27 pm | Justin Lester

"Claims that the Kate Sheppard lights on the Terrace are under threat are not true and are cynical politics from a Mayoral aspirant, Deputy Mayor Justin Lester says. More >>

Upgrade for Newlands Town Centre

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 4:27 pm | Justin Lester

Work will commence in July to complete the extensive work that has gone into McMillan Court in the Newlands mall shopping centre to make it a more attractive and inviting shopping destination. More >>

Kapai owner wants to be City Councillor

Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 11:01 am | Justin Lester

Justin Lester announced today that he is running for Wellington City Council in the Northern Ward. More >>

 

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