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  1. Thanks Stuart, good to see you commenting here. Personally, I think that the Motu Kairangi proposals have thrown a cat…

  2. Leviathan, you have suggested i might be keeping quiet, but I have only just read this post. There is only…

  3. I’m a bit late to this but here we go (easier just to cut and paste the whole thing rather…

  4. There’s a fantastic obituary on Stuff today – perhaps in the Dom Post also – by Andre Chumko, entitled: “Megan…

  5. I just had a look at GETS and its looks like its 233 units with a cost of $140 million,…

  6. Sylvia – sounds like you might have been around when George Porter was alive? Care to tell us any more…

  7. Greenwelly – from what I know, all the developers and architects in town are salivating at the prospect of replacing…

  8. Hi Henry, have you thought about putting your idea re Defense trail to the group, and I am aware that…

  9. Hopefully the Pukehinau block at the bottom of Brooklyn hill / Aro street can survive, It currently doesn’t meet standards,…

  10. Thank you for this commentary and acknowledgement of one of Wellington’s most interesting residential buildings – now sadly missed. Also…

  11. Comments from Stuff are vile, as usual, https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/wellington/122825471/wellingtons-george-porter-tower-building-reduced-to-rubble from the architecturally uneducated and spiteful minds of those who do not…

  12. I used to stash high explosive nitrate films in the ammunition bunkers along the road from Shelly Bay to the…

  13. That’s funny Starkive – I always thought that the future would hold a high hydroelectric dam across the Hutt Valley,…

  14. All this agonising about access and traffic loads is really redundant when you consider the visionary solution to so many…

  15. As mentioned, a ferry serving Shelly Bay would be a great idea, but: – it would be weather dependent (the…

  16. This is This is an alternative vision, sea level will be a big consideration, traffic will be going against the…

  17. I can’t see how anything can be developed here without funding via residential sales up front and rates in perpetuity…

  18. There are a number of issues and misconceptions to numinous to state here Conor. The housing development will only add…

  19. Thanks for that m28a31 – yes, they have been a bit under the radar, so to speak. I’m sure we…