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Labour's Rongotai candidate honours King's tremendous legacy

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 11:55 am | Paul Eagle

Labour's Annette King has made an indelible mark on New Zealand politics and society and her legacy will be remembered for years to come, says the Labour candidate for Rongotai Paul Eagle. More >>

City’s social agenda set to roar into action

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:48 pm | Paul Eagle

An innovative partnership with Wellington Rugby is being proposed to assist Wellington City Council better deliver their social agenda. The partnership will help promote council’s community programmes to rejuvenate neighbourhoods, address health issues, ... More >>

Everybody needs absolutely positively good neighbours

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 5:29 pm | Paul Eagle

Getting to know your neighbours will be whole lot easier for Wellingtonians with 27 events from across the city receiving funding to celebrate Neighbours Day Aotearoa 2016, New Zealand's biggest celebration of neighbourliness on19/20 March 2016. More >>

Community graffiti champions launched

Monday, 7 December 2015, 4:49 pm | Paul Eagle

Wellington City Council has stepped up its zero tolerance to graffiti policy with the launch of ‘Blank It Out’ - a volunteer-based graffiti removal programme. More >>

Pasifika Patrollers celebrate first birthday

Monday, 7 December 2015, 4:42 pm | Paul Eagle

Wellington’s Pasifika communities have joined police and civic leaders to celebrate the first anniversary of the city’s ‘Pasifika Patrollers’. More >>

Campground: Southerners set to be silenced – leaked proposal

Friday, 20 November 2015, 3:14 pm | Paul Eagle

Campground: Southerners set to be silenced – leaked proposal The views of Happy Valley and Owhiro Bay residents will be ignored if Wellington City Council votes to support a proposal next week to build a campground in their neighbourhood, according ... More >>

Centenary celebrations for Wellington Council golf course

Saturday, 31 October 2015, 7:02 pm | Paul Eagle

Festivities will be held tomorrow (Saturday 31 October) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of New Zealand’s first council-owned golf course. More >>

Landmark Living Wage decision about human decency

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 9:19 am | Paul Eagle

Wellington City Councillors last night made a landmark decision in directing its Chief Executive to ensure the preferred supplier for the council’s security services tender implement the living wage for their employees. More >>

Slush fund to be used for Panda Palace business case

Friday, 16 October 2015, 3:21 pm | Paul Eagle

A secretive economic development fund controlled by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will spend $200,000 on a business case to build a panda palace, documents released under the Official Information Act show. More >>

Ratepayers should decide future of supercity proposal

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 2:05 pm | Paul Eagle

Ratepayers should decide future of supercity proposal say Labour Councillors Labour’s Wellington City Councillors are calling on the people of the Wellington region to express their views about a proposed “supercity” covering Wellington, the Hutts, ... More >>

Cycle way issues demand attention of the full Council

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 5:45 pm | Paul Eagle

Wellington City Councillors have joined forces to demand the full Council take decisions on the proposed Island Bay to CBD cycleway. Lambton Ward councillor Nicola Young has lodged a Notice of Motion for the whole Council to take over the decisions of ... More >>

Wellington's public services need more focus, Eagle says

Monday, 5 August 2013, 9:42 am | Paul Eagle

Wellington City Councillor Paul Eagle says the Council must put more focus on delivery of public services to meet the expectations of ratepayers. More >>

Motorists and city users ignored in parking review

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 3:22 pm | Paul Eagle

A Wellington City Council review of parking has completely ignored motorists and city users, says Councillor Paul Eagle. More >>

Bitter sweet mood marks end of an era for Council workers

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 3:27 pm | Paul Eagle

A mixture of tears and laughter are expected at the formal farewell of 27 Wellington City Council workers who have given more than 500 years of service between them. More >>

City works unit must not be outsourced say Councillors

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 6:30 pm | Paul Eagle

A group of Wellington City Councillors have called for an extraordinary meeting to discuss the future of its in-house works unit, CitiOperations, after learning the proposed outsourcing of its remaining work would result in the unit’s demise. More >>