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Ellis not standing for Wellington City Council

Friday, 20 August 2010, 12:54 pm | Roger Ellis

Former City Council candidate, Roger Ellis, confirmed today that he would not be standing for Wellington City Council at the elections in October. More >>

Invest in people - Ellis

Friday, 30 May 2008, 9:42 am | Roger Ellis

It’s time to give priority to the needs of people and the neighbourhood groups they identify with. That was the view expressed today by Roger Ellis, Spokesperson for the Churton Park Community Association, when he made an oral submission to the ... More >>

Tired Local Democracy Needs Rejuvenating

Wednesday, 17 October 2007, 11:17 am | Roger Ellis

The low voter turnout in last weekend’s local body elections show that our local democracy is tired, in an unhealthy state and remedial action is needed now. That’s the view of Political Analyst Roger Ellis. More >>

Tana Umaga Stadium, Peter Jackson Film Academy

Thursday, 27 September 2007, 4:11 pm | Roger Ellis

It's time for Wellington to honour its home-town heroes says communications specialist Roger Ellis who is standing for the Wellington City Council in the Northern Ward. More >>

Ellis Endorsed - Left, Right and Centre

Thursday, 27 September 2007, 3:21 pm | Roger Ellis

In what’s believed to be a first in New Zealand politics three Parliamentarians from three different political parties today announced their support for an Independent local government candidate. More >>

It’s time Wellington honoured its heroes

Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 11:43 am | Roger Ellis

It’s time for Wellington to honour its home-town heroes says communications specialist Roger Ellis who is standing for the Wellington City Council in the Northern Ward. More >>

21st Century Infrastructure Needed

Tuesday, 25 September 2007, 1:54 pm | Roger Ellis

“Wellington needs to build reliable 21st century infrastructure if it is to prosper in the new economy of the global marketplace”. That’s the message from aspiring local body politician, Roger Ellis. More >>

400,000 buses of rubbish dumped

Wednesday, 19 September 2007, 1:57 pm | Roger Ellis

“New Zealanders throw away 3.6 million tonnes of rubbish every year. If we were to measure this in 9 tonne buses it would equate to 400,000 buses of rubbish - that's more than 1000 buses every day.  The crazy thing is that around 65 percent of our ... More >>

“Put Health Ahead of Profits at Waterfront”

Tuesday, 18 September 2007, 10:04 am | Roger Ellis

The Council should “promote health ahead of commercialisation of the Waterfront” says Wellington City Council candidate, Roger Ellis. More >>

Public Space Recycling – The Time Has Come

Friday, 7 September 2007, 9:55 am | Roger Ellis

Wellington could enhance its environmental reputation if it moved quickly to establish a network of public space recycling facilities. More >>

Council should be more open, accountable on rates

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 2:55 pm | Roger Ellis

The recent furore around the Council funding for a visit by David Beckham is yet another reminder of the need for greater transparency of information related to Council spending proposals according to Northern Ward Candidate, Roger Ellis. More >>

Family Violence is Hurting Communities

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 2:16 pm | Roger Ellis

City Council candidate, Roger Ellis, today urged Wellingtonians to support the Campaign For Action on Family Violence. More >>

Remember Children & Parents in Urban Environment

Wednesday, 1 August 2007, 10:36 am | Roger Ellis

Local authorities need to do more to consider the needs of children and parents in their urban planning. More >>

New school at Churton Park receives warm welcome

Monday, 9 July 2007, 4:43 pm | Roger Ellis

“This is fantastic news for Churton Park and especially for children in the area who can now be more confident that they will be able to attend their local school” says Roger Ellis, Chairman of the Campaign For Local Schooling and City Council candidate. More >>

Churton Park School Area Report Delayed

Monday, 2 July 2007, 1:12 pm | Roger Ellis

The Area Report into schooling in Churton Park, which was requested by the Minister of Education several months ago in response to community concerns, has now been deferred until the end of July. More >>

Ellis becomes first Council candidate in North

Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 10:18 am | Roger Ellis

Roger Ellis today became the first candidate to announce his candidacy in the Northern Ward for the City Council elections. More >>