The Transmission Gully roading project has been mired in controversy for generations. The final construction cost will be $1Billion, more or less, and there is a 25-year maintenance commitment on top of that ... Keep Reading
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Work is changing, both in nature and its execution. With recent advances in technology opening up avenues previously unimaginable, people are ready to move beyond the conventional view of work as a thing one does for five days each week, sandwiched between two days of ‘life’. People’s desire for an integrated approach to work,... Keep Reading
Three headlines grabbed my attention this past Saturday morning: Basin plans remain vague The road to mass transit What now for rundown Hutt City CBD? All three are significantly important to the Wellington region and all three speak to the need for a cohesive, region-wide vision towards 2050. The recent decis... Keep Reading
Tonight Mike Todd, deputy chair of the Todd Corporation, and in the fifth generation of the Todd dynast, told us the fascinating story of Todd Motors ... Keep Reading
We heard about the amazing work that Little Sprouts is doing, both locally and nationally, we heard about the Friendship Exchange that's coming up in March and much more ... Keep Reading
Even in prosperous New Zealand, many babies are born into families lacking the most basic things to keep the baby warm, clean and safe. Jo Alderdice and partner Andy Sole started Little Sprouts in 2013 ... Keep Reading
Wellington Chartered Accountant Richard Simpson has accepted an invitation to join the Research for Life board. Research For Life’s chairman Prof. John Nacey said, “Richard is an experienced and highly respected financial advisor and brings complementary skills to our board. He is enthusiastic about not only contributing to Research For... Keep Reading
In District Governor Marion’s opinion, we are a thriving club that ticks all the important boxes. We are energetic, project-focussed, and effective. The club has played its full part in District affairs ... Keep Reading
On 17 October, Pataka was the venue for an amazing Rotary event, a celebration of 125 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand.The organisers managed to secure four wonderful speakers and to provide a contribution from the local whizz-girls, Le Art ... Keep Reading
The Mayor has an informal and engaging way of speaking and, without any notes, traversed his two years in the job, the progress our city is making, and his hopes for the future ... Keep Reading
Now in its seventh highly successful year, Rotary Forum 2018 promises to uncover the big ideas that will provoke and inspire the future of Wellington – city and region. Twelve speakers, young and old, have been hand-picked to choose their own topic and answer a simple question: what is your impossible dream for Wellington? We are seeking... Keep Reading
Through the Wheel of Segais, Pamela took us on a journey through seasonal cycles to illustrate how to work with change, rather than managing it ... Keep Reading
With over 25 years as a K9 handler, Dr Severn had worked in a variety of roles including urban search and rescue and finding missing persons ... Keep Reading
Chris Parkin’s generosity-of-spirit has few boundaries and, as a result, he does nothing by half. Whether it’s founding the Parkin Drawing Prize. Whether it’s venturing into railway locomotion to relocate a 3000 tonne hotel on Wellington’s waterfront, or whether it’s riding a motorbike with his good mates around remote parts of... Keep Reading