Wellington City Council

24 Oct 18, 4:48pm
Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof
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13 Nov 17, 1:27pm
Auckland University researchers say beams of timber stuck onto the backs of unreinforced masonry façades could be a cheap and simple way to stop them collapsing in an earthquake. Laura McQuillan investigates
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7 Jun 17, 4:03pm
Wellington Mayor targets rental supply boost with council-backed lease policy designed to enable private building owners to source financing for quake strengthening & refurbishment
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27 Mar 17, 10:03am
Wellington Mayor Lester says Council will "encourage" house building on 490 hectares of private land on greenfield city fringe which could accommodate 2,750 new homes
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5 Mar 17, 7:24am
A Singapore solution to Wellington housing, or Sling it in the crazy bucket?
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3 Mar 17, 10:19am
Wellington is staring down the barrel of a housing crisis if Council does not move on reform of housing plan - Deputy Mayor Eagle
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23 Oct 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey calls on Auckland to adopt targeted rates and look at selling its Port operating company, while Wellington should allow congestion charging and multiply its infrastructure fund for a huge and needed road, pipe and house building programme
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7 Mar 16, 9:45am
The NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp examines the most vital principles of urban economics
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11 Dec 15, 10:41am
Paul Barber on the success of the Sallies, unequal pies, over weight & under informed, a challenge for responsible landlords, Dilbert & more
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29 Nov 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues Infratil and the Wellington Council should take the risk of investing NZ$300 mln to extend the Wellington Airport, not the region's ratepayers and the nation's taxpayers in general
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8 Jun 15, 10:41am
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says Wellington needs to be cured of its Living Wage fever - because the 'fever' might spread
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19 Nov 14, 9:29am
Gareth Kiernan looks into the murky world of public body cost-benefit analysis and finds it mingled with patch-protection and ego justifications
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24 Jun 14, 1:55pm
Wellington housing accord aims for 7000 new homes over the next five years
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24 Oct 13, 5:39pm
Housing Minister Nick Smith says in talks about Housing Accords with Christchurch and Wellington Councils
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28 Feb 12, 4:06pm
Welly Council eyes help for building owners to pay for quake strengthening; Could waive rates or ask for costs to be tax deductable; Banks keen on being paid via rates
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10 Feb 12, 3:08pm
Multi-billion dollar costs of earthquake strengthening and higher insurance premiums beyond Christchurch only now dawning on landlords, tenants and insurers
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10 Oct 11, 11:35am
BusinessDesk: Infratil to boost capex at Wellington Airport for peak-time capacity
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3 Mar 11, 12:03pm
Wellington City Council bond offer raises NZ$25 million from institutional investors
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11 Feb 09, 12:35pm
Opinion: Don't subsidise stadia or events without referenda
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4 Dec 08, 8:01am
Wellington Airport opens NZ$100 mln retail bond offer with 7.5% rate
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