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Residents make preferences known on bus hubs

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:54 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public consultation about where to build new Metlink bus hubs in Kilbirnie and Johnsonville has come out in favour of Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, and Moorefield Road, Johnsonville. More >>

Honshu White Admiral versus Japanese Honeysuckle

Monday, 11 September 2017, 2:42 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington’s biosecurity guardians get on top of most pest plants, but there are times when we have to enlist nature to help us tip the scales in our favour. More >>

Figures show it sure has rained a lot lately

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:18 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Have you got the feeling the rain never stopped this winter? Well, you’re right and Greater Wellington Regional Council has released the figures to prove it. According to council data, rainfall totals across the Greater Wellington region have been breaking ... More >>

Manchurian wild rice an unwelcome visitor

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:23 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A recent survey of the Harakeke wetland has shown that we are slowly winning the battle against the invasive spread of Manchurian wild rice which, if left unchecked, will spread, crowd out native plant species and clog our waterways. “It may sound ... More >>

Public meetings on proposed transport fare changes

Friday, 25 August 2017, 2:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is about to hold eight public meetings throughout the region over the proposed changes to public transport fares. More >>

Pollen’s not pollution – it’s Spring doing its thing

Friday, 18 August 2017, 11:41 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Reports are coming into Greater Wellington Regional Council of signs of yellow powder or paint residue lining streams and puddles and coating people’s cars, all of which are deposits of pollen and signs that Spring is in the air. More >>

GWRC Opens Consultation on Public Transport Fare Changes

Monday, 14 August 2017, 1:10 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Consultation opened today on a raft of public transport fare changes proposed by Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Satisfaction Steady with Wellington Public Transport

Monday, 7 August 2017, 11:21 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An annual customer satisfaction survey of public transport in the Wellington region shows satisfaction on par with last year’s survey at 92%. More >>

Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink fares

Friday, 4 August 2017, 8:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink fares Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking public feedback on a proposal for fare concessions and changes aimed at encouraging off-peak public transport use, helping disadvantaged groups and paving ... More >>

Have Your Say About Fresh Water Management in the Wairarapa

Monday, 24 July 2017, 11:28 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wairarapa wants bucket loads of wonderful swimmable, drinkable, fishable, sustainable water, and now the community can play a role in channelling the way forward. More >>

Regional council calls for spade aid to plant 5000 trees

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is looking for spade aid this weekend – it wants the people of Kapiti to dig deep for the future by planting 5000 trees in Queen Elizabeth Park in just four hours. More >>

Keeping regional property owners up-to-date with flooding

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 12:03 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People buying, building or developing property need to know beforehand whether it is prone to flooding, and that’s what they can discover if they use Greater Wellington Regional Council’s just released online Flood Hazard Mapping tool. More >>

Improvements coming for Wairarapa train commuters

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 4:07 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

“We’re aware of the concerns of Wairarapa Line travellers. Punctuality and capacity are the heart of the issues they face and we’re going to intensify how we work with our partners to address them ” says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair ... More >>

New bus hubs for Kilbirnie, Johnsonville

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 3:59 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Residents of the eastern and northern suburbs are being asked for their views on where to locate new bus hubs planned for Kilbirnie and Johnsonville next year. More >>

Regional council calls for aid to plant 5000 trees

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:20 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Regional council calls for spade aid to plant 5000 trees in four hours Greater Wellington Regional Council is looking for spade aid this weekend – it wants the people of Kapiti to dig deep for the future by planting 5000 trees in Queen Elizabeth Park ... More >>

Electric buses confirmed for Wellington fleet

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Electric buses confirmed for Wellington fleet 16 June 2017 Wellington commuters will be able to travel on electric buses from next year after Greater Wellington Regional Council signed contracts today with preferred tenderers Tranzit and Uzabus. The two ... More >>

Funding for replacement traction poles a big win

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:35 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters Nearly $100 million has been allocated to Greater Wellington Regional Council and KiwiRail to replace 1274 wooden traction poles which, without replacement, would lead to significant ... More >>

Hearings on the proposed natural resources plan to begin

Monday, 22 May 2017, 12:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The final stage of debate on a new framework for protecting the region’s natural resources began today (Monday 22 May) in Masterton, with public hearings before commissioners on Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Proposed Natural Resources Plan. More >>

Brand new buses headed for Wellington

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 8:30 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A fleet of new, modern, more environmentally friendly buses will be hitting the roads in mid-2018 following a competitive tender for bus services in the Wellington region. More >>

Something fishy is happening at Woollen Mills Dam

Friday, 7 April 2017, 2:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

07 April 2017 Something fishy is happening at Korokoro Valley’s historic Woollen Mills Dam Work is soon to begin on strengthening Belmont Regional Park’s Woollen Mills Dam in the lower Korokoro Valley to make the dam more resilient to floods and ... More >>

 

 

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