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  •   Home > News > Local Politics

    Wellington city council has passed it's Long Term Plan - including a 13.5 percent rates increase

    Wellington city council has passed it's Long Term Plan - including a 13.5 percent rates increase


    Councillors spent the day thrashing out the details, attempting to bring a proposed 16 percent rates increase back down to 13.5.

    Notable additions to the budget are a 226 million dollar investment for cycleways, and 7.7 million dollars for city safety improvements.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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    Law and Order:
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    Swimming:
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    Tennis:
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    Netball:
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    Environment:
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    Law and Order:
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