Tag Archives: Lobby Council

A submission to WCC meeting about Begging – 13 April 2016

by Busker Mark and the Mp3’s Elvis is Busking Outside the Building 2001 Founder – Bus Tunnel Studios  While making a submission at city Hall, I also shot video of the meeting. Wellington City Council has been very good about … Continue reading

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busking .v. begging

 Yesterday I had a meeting with two council officers to discuss the proposal I gave to the council on how to manage the huge increase in the number of people begging on the streets. At the end of the meeting … Continue reading

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What Busking Boom?

Bus Tunnel Studios – the issues A Busker’s Viewpoint on the previous post, about an alleged boom in the number of buskers in Wellington. by Mark G. Hayes There is no Boom in Buskers, they are Bludgers trying to cover their … Continue reading

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Busking Boom in Wellington

Boom of buskers in Wellington Last updated 12:42, January 9 2015 ROBERT KITCHIN/Stuff.co.nz [ Dom Post Story with video ] Busking is at an all time high on Wellington’s Cuba Street as the fine weather draws large crowds. There’s a … Continue reading

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Busking v Bludging

There are some people who think that all are street hustlers and pay little attention to what is happening to New Zealand over the past 2 years or so, since the benefit reforms. The fact is that a lot more … Continue reading

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Wellington Mayor responds to Living Wage

  Making another Video I attended the Council’s 10 Year Plan presentation to the Eastern Suburbs public forum, at the Mirimar Community Centre [24 March 2015].  A group of us wore the red Living Wage t-shirts. I also had a … Continue reading

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the great Cycle Lane in the Sky

This Letter was sent to the Mayor and all City Councillors on 4 June 2014   Focus on Cycle Safety e-mail to Wellington City Council Island Bay Parade already has a bicycle lane. Why spend the better part of the … Continue reading

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Cycle Safety – East Wellington

Conditions It is a human right to walk and ride a horse or bicycle. Driving a motor car is not a right of passage, but a privilege that can be taken away Cars are highly dangerous devices that kill about … Continue reading

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