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Wellingtonians now have the chance to discuss the issues of the day one-on-one with proud local Nick Mills and have a forum to share their ideas, passions and outrages on a daily basis.

You don't find many people more passionate about the capital than Nick, and he comes to Wellington Mornings after decades of success as the man behind some of the city's leading hospitality and entertainment offerings - Spruce Goose, Hummingbird and the Wellington Saints basketball team just to name a few.

Nick's proud of his city but also knows much can be improved on to make Wellington an even better place, and brings an honest, edgy, fun and engaging show to Wellingtonians each weekday from 9 'til midday.

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Wellingtonians now have the chance to discuss the issues of the day one-on-one with proud local Nick Mills and have a forum to share their ideas, passions and outrages on a daily basis.

You don't find many people more passionate about the capital than Nick, and he comes to Wellington Mornings after decades of success as the man behind some of the city's leading hospitality and entertainment offerings - Spruce Goose, Hummingbird and the Wellington Saints basketball team just to name a few.

Nick's proud of his city but also knows much can be improved on to make Wellington an even better place, and brings an honest, edgy, fun and engaging show to Wellingtonians each weekday from 9 'til midday.

    Heritage NZ Defends Railway Station Dispute

    Heritage NZ Defends Railway Station Dispute

    Heritage NZ has come under criticism for taking issue with a wheelchair ramp at the front of the Wellington railway station and the colour and position of new ticket validation machines. 
    The wheelchair ramp was proposed in 2019, and after years of disputing it Heritage NZ has recently given the ramp its support. 
    Wellington Mornings Host Nick Mills asked Heritage NZ CEO Andrew Coleman if our heritage obsession had gone too far. 
    Coleman says Heritage NZ is making a positive contribution to the Capital. 
     

    • 11 min
    Wellington Airport slams Let's Get Wellington Moving: 'It will slow everything down'

    Wellington Airport slams Let's Get Wellington Moving: 'It will slow everything down'

    Wellington Airport is opposing a new crossing with traffic lights on Cobham Drive, proposed as part of the Let's Get Wellington Moving project. 
    The proposal would also slow down speed limits on the State Highway One road.
    For the first time, Wellington Airport's CEO Steve Sanderson is publicly criticising the plan, which could impact travel to the airport. 
    He told Wellington Mornings Host Nick Mills there should be an overpass instead. 
     
     
     

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    Lets Get Wgtn Moving Director: We are enabling choice, not stopping cars

    Lets Get Wgtn Moving Director: We are enabling choice, not stopping cars

    Condemnation of proposed changes to Wellington's Airport route.
    Lets Get Wellington Moving has proposed a raised pedestrian crossing, with traffic lights, on Cobham Drive on State Highway One, near the ASB Sports Centre.
    It's also wanting to reduce speed limits from Hataitai to the airport.
    Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Nick Leggett says it's ridiculous.
    Let's Get Wellington Moving programme director Siobhan Procter joined Nick Mills to discuss the plan.
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    • 8 min
    Political Panel: Should health experts run our Covid-19 response instead of GOVT?

    Political Panel: Should health experts run our Covid-19 response instead of GOVT?

    On the Wellington Mornings political panel this week Labour MP Kieran McAnulty and National Party list MP Nicola Willis debate whether health experts should run our Covid-19 response, emergency housing, property becoming our leading industry, climate change and United States-China relations.

    • 26 min
    Renters United: Property our largest industry 'concerning'

    Renters United: Property our largest industry 'concerning'

    Property is officially New Zealand's largest industry bigger than manufacturing and agriculture, according to the Property Council.
    Renters United organiser Robert Whitaker told Wellington Mornings host Nick Mills it's concerning but not surprising, and as the housing market remains hot renters are paying the price too. 
     
     
     

    • 10 min
    Friday Faceoff: Kerry Prendergast and Brad Olsen review the week

    Friday Faceoff: Kerry Prendergast and Brad Olsen review the week

    Former Wellington mayor Kerry Prendergast and Infometrics senior economist Brad Olsen talk the debate on arming police, calls for the police minister to resign, and whether heritage protection in Wellington has gone too far, with Wellington Mornings host Nick Mills. 

    • 23 min

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