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October 9, 2017

The removal of 82 kilometres of Wellington’s electric trolley bus wires will begin on October 10.

October 9, 2017

The New Zealand Defence Industry Association is holding the controversial Defence Industry and National Security Forum from October 10–11 in Wellington, which will be met with protest from activist group Peace Action Wellington.

October 2, 2017

The VUW Council passed a motion ten votes to two in its public meeting on September 25 to increase domestic fees for undergraduate and postgraduate courses by 2% for 2018.

October 2, 2017

CW: Sexual violence. VUW Vice-Chancellor Grant Guilford has issued a response to the Thursdays in Black In Our Own Words report, which found that 83% of tertiary students surveyed have been sexually harassed on a university campus.

October 2, 2017

Wellington rail workers are building towards a strike with a stop-work meeting planned for October 4.

September 25, 2017

Wellington gallery Matchbox Studios, which markets itself as “emphasising collaboration and community,” has been subject to multiple complaints from artists regarding poor communication and late payments.

September 25, 2017

Members of the Porirua and Wellington communities came together at Cannons Creek School on September 19 for a rally against poverty. Chaired by Porirua Mayor Mike Tana, the event involved conversations, questions, and a performance by Virtuoso Strings Youth Orchestra.

September 25, 2017

The Electoral Commission has been criticised for undermining the rights of Māori voters, following nationwide complaints about the conduct of electoral staff.

September 18, 2017

On August 30 the Living Wage Movement hosted A Fairer Aotearoa forum at St Peter’s on Willis church to draw attention to the low wages that essential members of the public service are employed on.