Tag Archives: Wellington City Council

Every Wellington City Councilor should be ashamed of these results — Kiwiblog

The headline on the WCC website is: Wellington performs well in survey and safe city index This headline is so far from reality that it is delusional. Here’s some of the data from their annual survey of residents: Wellington being a great place to live, work and play has dropped from 91% to 76%A sense…

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Guest Post: Solving Wellington City Council at a fraction of the cost without a facilitator — Kiwiblog

Faced with a divided and dysfunctional Wellington City Council, Mayor Andy Foster, who campaigned on his ability to bring councillors from across the political spectrum together, has shown the benefits of his recent $30,000 leadership course by decisively hiring an external facilitator to try to bring councillors from across the political spectrum together, all at…

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Racists don’t care about new definitions of hate | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Temple Sinai was the recent subject of an anti-Semitic graffiti attackNZFOI: This article was written by two members of the Temple Sinai community and derailed efforts urging the Wellington City Council to adopt the IHRA definition of Anti-Semitism. It was met with outrage by the rest of the Jewish community and the President of Temple…

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Council stupidity leads to staff rage online — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: A senior official at Wellington City Council has ridiculed a decision by councillors in angry social media posts. Kaine Thompson, chief of staff for council chief executive Kevin Lavery, slammed councillors in posts on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. He was critical of their decision a day earlier to consult with the public on a new…

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