WELLINGTON RESIDENTS BALK AT IDEA OF DOUBLE-DIGIT RATES GROWTH

© RNZ / Richard Tindiller Wellingtonians are balking at the idea of a double digits rates rise to fund a series of important infrastructure projects.RNZ understands a discussion document has been presented to city councillors about its 10-year financial strategy and they are considering a hefty rates increase of up to 23 percent.Old water pipes, earthquake strengthening, roading...