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Elections 2014: James Shaw for Wellington Central

by Sue Tyler September 11, 2014

1. Who are you and what do you want? I’m an Aro Valley native. I want New Zealand to become an economically, socially and ecologically sustainable role model for the rest of the world to follow. 2. What makes you different? I’ve had an international career in sustainable business and leadership development. I’ve worked as […]

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Candidates: Russel Norman for the Greens in Rongotai

by Tom Ackroyd November 14, 2011

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them. Who are you and what do you want? Dr Russel Norman, Rongotai candidate, Greens Co-leader: 100,000 new jobs in a clean green […]

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Candidates: Gareth Hughes for the Greens in Ōhariu

by Tom Ackroyd November 10, 2011

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them. Who are you and what do you want? Kia ora I’m Gareth Hughes, Green candidate for Ohariu, passionate MP, father and firm […]

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Candidates: James Shaw for the Greens in Wellington Central

by Joanna November 6, 2011

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them.  1.       Who are you and what do you want? I’m James Shaw and I want Wellington to show New Zealand and the world what […]

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Candidates: Tane Woodley for the Greens in Rimutaka

by Robyn November 4, 2011

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them. Who are you and what do you want? My name is Tane, and I was born and bred in the Hutt. I […]

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Candidates: Holly Walker for the Greens in Hutt South

by Tom Ackroyd November 3, 2011

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them.  Who are you and what do you want? I’m Holly, I’m from the Hutt, and I want a clean green economy that […]

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Candidates: Sea Rotmann for the Greens in Wairarapa

by Joanna November 3, 2011

We invited all candidates in Wellington electorates to contact us with their answers to fifteen crowdsourced questions. Answers are restricted to 30 words each, and we publish them exactly as we receive them.  Who are you and what do you want?  My name is Dr Sea Rotmann and I want NZ to be green and […]

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Wellington Killah Beez on the Swarm

by Joanna March 25, 2011

We like our blue cheese served with honey at Pollux, and we like our cocktails honey-rimmed at S&M. It’s fair to say that we here at the Wellingtonista are fans of bees, no matter what their political affiliations may be. That said, everyone knows we’re a bunch of pinko lefties, so it’s only fitting that […]

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