Wellington transport misfires were to promote the ‘super city’ under Wilde

30 June, 2015

The Editor, The Wellingtonian

Dear Editor;

The editorial writer of the 18th (Fran Wilde’s Contribution) must be a great fan of the so-called Airport Master Plan, or is nostalgic for the days when Fran Wilde was leading liberal social change in Wellington to say, “there is nothing to support the notion. . .” that “Wilde wanted a super-city so she could be its leader.”   He should be looking at what has been happening in recent years. Read the rest of this entry »


Flyover gone for now!

The Editor, Cook Strait News,, Wellington

7 Aug, 2014

Dear Editor:

Thankfully the flyover has been rejected.  Read the rest of this entry »

Wellington “flyover”

3 March, 2013
The Editor, The Dominion Post, Wellington

Dear Editor:
Radio New Zealand reports that Porirua Mayor, Nick Leggett, says he is glad the Wellington City Council has stopped “dithering” and made the right decision to go ahead with the flyover at the Basin Reserve. Why is the mayor of Porirua so interested in something on the other side of town? I’d be tempted to think the mayor sees Wellington City primarily as a huge road block on the way to the airport.

Richard Keller

(published in slightly edited form 5 Mar.)