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Tourism growth promotion does not promote respect for nature or self

The Editor,  The Dominion Post,  Wellington

05 February, 2019

Hello The Dom Post,

Noting the ‘astonishing’ amount of waste being dumped and vandalism at Lake Waikaremoana and its Great Walk, Ngai Tuhoe management representative Tamati Kruger suggests working with local and national groups to understand the principles of respectful behavior is a better approach to reducing the problem than having a set of rules and penalties (Dom Post 4/2/19). Read the rest of this entry »

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Submission to Let’s Get Wellington Moving

These paragraphs were used in creating my submission (on their form) to the Let’s Get Wellington Moving project.

Scenario A is the place to start and finish. Getting people onto public transport is the top priority.  Providing better public transport must happen.  Light Rail would be the centre of those improvements.   This should be referred to as “Scenario A+”. Read the rest of this entry »


response to Scoop article on Wellington transport (10 July)

The elephant in the room as we are all aware, I suppose, is that the Hutt and Kapiti suburbs primarily look on Wellington CBD as an impediment to getting to the airport. Read the rest of this entry »