Wednesday, January 28, 2015


Back in December, the Local Government Commission decided that the Greater Wellington region should get the supercity treatment, with One Mayor To Rule Them All from Rongotai to the Wairarapa. Fortunately, there's a long way to go before that is imposed on people, and first there's a public submission process in which the public gets to have their say. Submissions are due by 4pm on 2 March 2015, and can be emailed to A useful form to structure your submission is available here, and a quick guide to the proposal is here.

(If the LGC decides to push this ahead to a final proposal, expect a petition campaign and referendum in the middle of the year).