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Dawn Chorus: Councils set to dump Wellington Light Rail

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Stuart Nash, the great-grandson of former Prime Minister Sir Walter Nash, has lost his political career. File Photo: Lynn Grieveson / The Kākā

TL;DR: Stuart Nash was sacked for telling donors what happened in Cabinet. Wellington’s City and Regional Councils are going cold on light rail plans. Wayne Brown is under fire for not going to Wellington to lobby on Three Waters. Public service pay has been unfrozen and there was more jobs and wages growth overall in February.

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