395 days ago

Featherston Booktown is this weekend !

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

This weekend's Featherston Booktown Festival is jam-packed with events, panel chats and workshops that celebrate literature and promote the joy of reading. This year’s schedule includes a range of informal, entertaining and illuminating writers talks, with top NZ authors including Emily Writes Kirsten McDougall, Dame Fiona Kidman, Catherine Robertson and many more. Door sales are available (cash only) or check out programme and book here.

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15 minutes ago

Poll: Should Courtenay Place be pedestrianised?

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

A Wellington bar owner has launched a petition calling for all vehicles to be banned from Courtenay Place - and the majority of the Wellington City Council appears to be on board.

To read more, click here.

Should Courtenay Place be pedestrianised?

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7 days ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Wellington!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Wellington, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇

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1 day ago

Wellington's Central Library set to avoid demolition, but still years away from reopening

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Wellington's Central Library looks set to avoid demolition, but ratepayers could ultimately pay $200 million for the privilege of keeping it.

On Wednesday, Wellington City Council voted 14-1 in favour of a motion indicating their preference was to strengthen and upgrade the earthquake-prone building, rather than demolish and rebuild.

To read more, click here.

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