The following posts are filed under: Society & Community.

Weekend Reading: Election Special Edition

SATURDAY 23.9.17 As always, we’ve picked a selection of the tasty pieces of insight on sustainability, liveability and accessibility that we’ve been reading but haven’t been able to write about (yet). This week, with an election flavour! Welcome to this week’s  Election Special Weekend Reading. Whatever you do, just VOTE TalkWellington won’t tell you how…

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Lunchtime Reading – 11.09.17

MONDAY 11.9.17 Lunchtime Reading: interactive transport special This week: a special interactive edition! Get your teeth into these tasty transport-flavoured treats over your lunchtime sandwich, and flick off a submission on the spot. Cheaper by bus, train and ferry? Changes are afoot in how much it costs us to use public transport in our region….

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As good as it gets

Naenae is, in many ways, a microcosm of contemporary New Zealand.  Guest author Annanonymous writes about what you see in Naenae as an outsider, and what that means for all of us.  This article was originally posted on  THE END IS NAENAE, 7 MAY 2017   It’s about nine years since our family moved to…

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Pronouncing History: place names in Kāpiti

Being at home in a landscape includes seeing the full story of its history reflected, not just one side. Scoop Wellington’s Lindsay Shelton reckons Kāpiti has taken an important, symbolic step.  This article is cross-posted with permission from Scoop Wellington A working party of iwi representatives and a local historian have come up with a…

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