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Don’t forget: 30km central city submissions closing soon!

At last, Wellington City’s got a proposal to institute appropriate traffic speeds for some inner city streets. Make sure your submission’s in by 5pm Tuesday.

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The 15 Minute City

Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo has a powerful concept in her re-election campaign: the 15-minute city. It’s the kind of vision we need in Wellington

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Mayoral Race FOMO – a tale of two cities

Guest writer Michelle Rush notices a thing or two about local mayoral candidates…

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Is an ‘Eco-City’ Viable? Why, yes! Part three.

In this third and final instalment, guest poster Brendon Harre asks: is an Eco-City planned for northern Wellington, politically and economically viable?

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Reasonable expectations: Wellington, mediocrity and public transport

We’ve got #bustastrophe and lots of justifiable anger, but even before that, if we’re honest, our public transport was pretty meh.  So with Wellington population, geography, and assuming sensible funding – what can we reasonably expect from public transport? Part one of a series

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Pick Me Up

Helena Bailey’s back, and she’s wondering why no-one is taking pity on her…

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Let’s Get Welly Moving – tough choices ahead

Our friends up in Auckland are looking down on Let’s Get Welly Moving – Matt L did some investigating…

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Electric Dreams of Wellington’s Tram History

A little story about an ol’ tram/bus stop in Miramar has us dreaming of early twentieth-century electric transport. A seamless tram ride from Seatoun to Thorndon would be a joy for today’s frazzled Wellington commuters!

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Friends of the landlords – Wellington Councillors against affordable housing

Guest poster Frank McRae on Wellington city councillors’ recent decision to can the Special Housing Areas, which had been talked up as part of the solution to our housing crisis (and talked down as undemocratic). 

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Steb in the Dark? Step into the Light!

Wellington City Council is developing a brand new suburb in Upper Stebbings Valley. Let’s shine a light on how to do it well! So it’s not yet another stab at big cookie-cutter houses in a dormitory suburb. It’s about building a community, while building homes.

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