CAPITAL'S MAYOR PLAYS DOWN PROSPECT OF LARGE RATES INCREASE

© RNZ / Richard Tindiller Wellington City Council is set to consider a rates rise of up to 23 percent.RNZ understands a discussion document about next year's rates has been presented to councillors.The council is working through a draft 10-year strategy and documents raise the possibility of a hefty rates rise.But the city's mayor, Andy Foster, said no decision has been made and the cou...