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Queen Elizabeth Park Cycleway route walkover

Friday, 16 January 2015, 12:23 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

In 2014 Greater Wellington Regional Council announced its intention to develop a cycleway through Queen Elizabeth Park to enable people to avoid heavy traffic between Raumati and Paekakariki, better link the communities and promote healthy sustainable ... More >>

Toxic algae in Waipoua River

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 11:20 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Toxic algae has been found in parts of the Waipoua River, near Masterton, prompting authorities to warn dog owners to keep their dogs on the lead and people to take care. More >>

Short-list finalised for Wellington’s rail contract

Monday, 22 December 2014, 4:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has finalised a short-list for the tendering of its new rail contract. Greg Campbell, the Regional Council’s Chief Executive, says that after careful evaluation of Expressions of Interest the following companies ... More >>

Te Awarua o Porirua Whaitua Committee appointed

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 2:45 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A diverse and talented group of people have been chosen to help the Porirua community decide how it wants to care for and manage its rivers, harbours and coastal water into the future. More >>

Kapiti commuters to get more park and ride at Paraparaumu

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:43 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has approved the purchase of a substantial amount of land opposite Paraparaumu Station for more park and ride facilities for Kapiti train commuters. More >>

Greater Wellington Regional Council welcomes draft proposal

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 4:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council, Fran Wilde, today welcomed the proposal of the Local Government Commission to reform local government in Wellington. More >>

Keeping safe and having fun when taking to the water

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 10:03 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Keeping safe and having fun when taking to the water is easier this summer. Several local authorities are combining forces to create a one-stop information site that tells you everything you need to know before heading out to the beaches and rivers. More >>

Regional council winds up firewood collection scheme

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 3:02 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Strategy and Policy Committee has today (3 December 2014) voted to end the Akatarawa Forest firewood collection scheme with immediate effect. More >>

Company fined for illegal discharge of sediment

Monday, 1 December 2014, 9:41 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Media Release 1 December 2014 For immediate release Company fined for illegal discharge of sediment A Wainuiomata trenching company has been convicted and fined $28,500 for the illegal discharge of sediment slurry. The sediment from trenching operations ... More >>

Matangi and Tawa Stations Engineering Excellence finalists

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 11:04 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington’s Matangi trains project and the highly successful community engagement around the new Tawa Station building have been selected as finalists in this year’s NZ Engineering Excellence awards. More >>

Free pre-summer check for your trusty two-wheeler

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 11:26 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

With summer on the doorstep, it’s time to dust off your bike – bring it to a Big Bike Fix-Up near you and get it checked and spruced up for free. “If your bike’s been a little neglected, bring it along and we’ll make sure it’s in safe running ... More >>

Congratulations to NZ Bus on its cycle friendly win

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A bus company winning a national cycle friendly award is an extremely positive sign for road safety and deserves celebrating, says Fran Wilde, Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council and the Regional Transport Committee. More >>

More work needed to get kids out of cars

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 1:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

More work needed to get kids out of cars and into active modes of travel More >>

Safer Boating Week - 17-24 October

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:14 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington Harbour is a busy shipping port as well as a popular recreational area so safe boating practises are a must for the safety of all harbour users. More >>

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 4:03 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today voted to combine its economic development activities with Wellington City Council’s economic development activities - establishing the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA). More >>

GWRC’s Annual Report highlights the wide variety of work

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council 2013/14 Annual Report, adopted today, highlights the wide variety of the work undertaken by the council. More >>

Economic analysis of runway extension is a positive first step

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 12:57 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Regional Council Chair Fran Wilde has welcomed the economic analysis of an airport runway extension as a significant step in the debate about the proposed project. More >>

Spring is in the air and so is pollen

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:07 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Spring is in the air and so is the pollen that delivers hay fever, dusty cars and yellow sludge on the water. More >>

Rahui returns to protect Banded Dotterel at Pencarrow

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 4:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The yellow area in the map shows the extent of the rahui near the entrance to Lake Kohangapiripiri. More >>

Council calls for community involvement in Long Term Plan

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:14 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is calling for community input into its Long Term Plan (LTP) to help shape its work programme over the coming decade. The LTP sets out the projects the council will undertake, what services it will provide and ... More >>

 

 

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