Best Little Capital Group

Guest Post: Best Little Capital group launched

Wellingtonians would be dumber than a sack of hammers to want an Auckland style ?Super City? for the capital. ?Unfortunately it?s all the vested interests, ratepayer funded throughers and former MP who were forced into retirement now pushing for amalgamation. ?A couple of young lawyers from Wellington law firm Franks Ogilvie have, on their own bat, launched a group to coordinate resistance and push back against Wellingtonians falling for the ?bigger is better? rhetoric.

New Group Against?Amalgamation

A group of Wellingtonians have launched a campaign to resist the Greater Wellington Regional Council?s scheme to amalgamate Wellington?s existing councils. The group, Best Little Capital, has been formed by Wellingtonians Michael Moughan and Digby Livingston.?

Mr Moughan says, ?Best Little Capital is a call to arms for those who want better local government, but worry that Wellington City has been drifting towards amalgamation without establishing that it is the right solution for the region?s problems.?? Read more »