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What can Mayor Lester do about the Weapons Expo?

The Editor,  The Dominion Post,  Wellington

01 October, 2017

Dear Editor:

Mayor Justin Lester should be congratulated for commenting that the ‘Weapons Expo’ this month should not be welcome at WCC facilities because it doesn’t fit with Wellington as a ‘peace city’.

But what explicit influence does the mayor have in the use of WCC facilities?   Can he and council tell Venues Wellington to refuse an application such as the Weapons Expo?  How can WCC influence private venues?  Wellingtonians need to be able to influence any such decision so need to understand what opportunities and limitations WCC has in this regard.

Richard Keller

published  04/10/2017

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