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The show begins: Election 2019

It’s that time again (yes, it’s come pretty quick). Candidates for local body elections are starting to emit policy information to appeal to you, The Voter! Can one see what candidates actually stand for amid the “I stand for Motherhood and Apple Pie, and Lower Rates”? Talk Wellington unpicks some early starters   

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To Wellington Airport by Onzo anyone?

“If I could circumnavigate Taiwan by bike, it would be a bit naff not to have a go at commuting by bike to the airport from the Wellington city centre.” Guest poster Kathleen Wright puts this logic to the test…

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The Lime e-scooters fight: it’s all on… on the footpath

The other shoe’s dropped: Wellington city will get Lime Scooters. So let’s use the opportunity to move forward, shall we?

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Wellington Bus Network Implementation Review: Where do we go from here?

Guest poster Alina M. read the independent review of the Wellington’s bus system upgrade. There’s a few interesting things to be found…

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How do we get around? Some data, statistics and facts

As we wait for Let’s Get Wellington Moving’s announcement of how 4 billion-odd of public dollars will be spent on Wellington transport, let’s check where we’re at…

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Are Wellington public transport users waking up?

Wellington’s had pretty decent public transport for a long time, but our aspirations for the services had plateaued at “pretty OK”.  Is this changing? 

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Come together

Waitangi Day! There’s a day off work but much more importantly, there are also lots of opportunities for our communities to hang out together.

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Fix the housing crisis: take the power local and let’s get dense!

Porirua’s Growth Strategy is out for public feedback.  Guest poster Tam Holsen finds it detail-rich on greenfield housing development but undercooked on densification or intensification, and wonders if her city is missing a trick

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Moving the stuff so we can move better

Guest poster Derek experiences transport FOMO: he ponders whether Wellington is missing out on solving traffic woes by failing to consider alternative locations for major infrastructure such as Wellington Airport.   

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Everyone’s job and no-one’s: regional planning in Wellington

Derek’s guest post has some pretty interesting ideas about moving stuff around in our region so things work better.  It made us think: who’s actually in charge of figuring that out what goes where? There’s no Boss Baby but surely..? Ummm… well…. actually no-one. 

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