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Lambton – the Golden Smile

Wellington has long been quietly smug about our best-in-NZ public transport. It’s time to make it really bear dividends for Wellington City.  Guest author Guy M has been walking, photographing and thinking.  Let’s Get Wellington Moving  is a great idea, but it seems a little slow on progress. We’re assured that behind the scenes, great…

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Getting around: Who wants what?

Wellington’s getting a lot of big new roads. TalkWellington, looking at Auckland, wonders if it’s wholly good news for Wellington’s future. So many new roads!  They include what’s currently the nation’s single largest earthworks project, Transmission Gully. Most of them are funded by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA). These roads will have a huge impact…

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That tree: What did it ever do for you?  

Do you have trees in the street you live? Or at the place you work?  Are they big or small? Your answers may say something about your quality of life   Some research out of the States shows some really interesting insights about trees in urban areas.   There’s a great quote from the researcher,…

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