My Thoughts

Stewards of the Region's resources

By John Klaphake :: Posted 09 June 2019

Stewards of our resources

The role of a council or councillor might best be defined within the context of stewardship.

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Time to solve Wellington's congestion with Light Rail

By John Klaphake :: Posted 20 May 2019

Light rail for Wellington

With the Government's contribution to solving Wellington's congestion, we now have to opportunity to get Light Rail moving.

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By John Klaphake :: Posted 14 May 2019

Light rail for Wellington

The people of Wellington have been taken for an expensive bus ride by it's Regional Council over a period of at least nine years.

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By John Klaphake :: Posted 22 July 2016

An argument for a living wage

The living wage should be seen not as a cost but as an investment in the heart and soul of a business and it's community....

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By John Klaphake :: Posted 24 July 2016

Democracy: Active participation

Democracy does take time and effort. A democracy is only a truly democracy when the decisions we make are informed by fact.

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By John Klaphake :: Posted 26 July 2016

Moving around Wellington

There has been an overall majority of people who would like the emphasis to be for public transport, so let's just do it....

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By John Klaphake :: Posted 29 July 2016

A Carbon-Zero Capital

Both central and local government have a significant role in providing the incentives for using green transport technologies....

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By John Klaphake :: Posted 19 August 2016

Light rail for Wellington

Light rail is back on the agenda again. Are we now going to finally deal with our transport congestion issues in a sensible way?

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