LGWM finally moving: Private vehicles and car parks to be removed from Wellington’s Golden Mile

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has made a big call, he says Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) is now moving and people can expect an “avalanche” of projects in the coming months. This afternoon partners of the $6.4 billion transport plan announced they’ve landed on a preferred option for the Golden Mile, which will remove private vehicles and prioritise pedestrians. The

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‘City Hall’ Review: Frederick Wiseman’s Mammoth Boston Doc Shows Anti-Trump Politics in Practice

It’s been seven years since the Boston Marathon bombing put the Massachusetts capital in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, and beyond the odd bright flash of #BostonStrong graffiti on a shabby streetscape, it’s not discussed directly in “City Hall.” It doesn’t need to be: Its community-wide burden of grief, caution and a shared responsibility to rebuild is felt

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Veteran struck with ‘walking corpse syndrome’ thought he was dead after bike crash

An army mechanic thought he was dead after he was caught up in a traumatic motorbike incident. After being discharged from the army, Warren McKinlay developed “walking corpse syndrome”. The rare condition disorientated the veteran and convinced him he was no longer alive, making him feel like he was “in a living nightmare”.  After months of medical treatment, the former army serviceman has turned

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