May 2018 – Wellingtonians having a say – will it make a difference?

Submissions on Wellington City Council’s draft 10 year plan have just closed. We doubled the number from last time, plus we heard from a lot more younger Wellingtonians. Improving community engagement especially across all age groups doesn’t occur by chance nor by a few more social media posts. It takes a focus, a plan and resources, the opportunity to do things differently and support from across the organisation. The team at Wellington City Council have certainly delivered on this, judging by the significant increase in submissions. But will it make a difference? (more…)