Category: Local Government

Advice to Mayor Goff and Efeso Collins on racism, take a leaf out of John Key and Olove Jacobsen’s book

Newly elected Auckland Councilor Efeso Collins’ racial discrimination episode on Tuesday evening this week has been met with disgust by many in the Pacific community.

NZ govt warned: Privatising environmental decisions will cost the environment and the public

There is a major concern that if private, profit-driven companies are to be involved in environmental regulation and making resource consent decisions about new quarries, irrigation takes, discharges, subdivision, marine farming and activities that affect land, water and the coast; protection of the environment will be bottom of the list.

Porirua city set to have fastest free WiFi in Australasia by end of year

The free outdoor Wi-Fi area will cover from Tutu Place to Mungavin Bridge, and from Titahi Bay Road to Porirua Stream. Businesses in the same area will be able to connect to the gigabit-speed fibre network under contracts directly with Smartlinx3 or by way of a range of Internet service providers able to operate on the fibre network.

BLINDED 175 YEARS: Wellingtonians, unaware of their city’s Maori heritage and Te Ati Awa history

Also in this story: Kupe, discoverer of Aotearoa Te Whanganui-a-Tara and Te Ati Awa history Wairau Bar Scientific Finding The Great Polynesian Migration Wellington celebrates 175 years this month, commemorating the arrival of the...