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Metlink is listening on buses

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 3:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has reinstated a popular bus service, saying the decision is evidence that it is listening to concerns about the new bus network introduced by Metlink last month. More >>

Whaitua Committee presents land and water management ideas

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

After four and half years of fruitful and intensive community-led effort, the Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee has presented its final recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council. These recommendations inform an implementation programme aimed at balancing ... More >>

Council focuses on cross harbour pipeline

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:12 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today approved the progression of the Cross Harbour Pipeline as the preferred project for an alternative water supply to Wellington City, a major project aimed at improving water supply resilience for the metropolitan region. More >>

Hutt Valley-Wellington Whaitua Committee

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:18 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking applications for suitably experienced and enthusiastic people to join its new Hutt Valley - Wellington Whaitua Committee (which also covers Wainuiomata and Makara), the role of which is to work with the ... More >>

Spring is springing, and so is the pollen

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 3:28 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

It’s that time of year again. Reports are already coming into Greater Wellington Regional Council of signs of yellow powder or paint residue accumulating in the harbour, lining streams and puddles and coating people’s cars. All of which are deposits ... More >>

Council considers community proposal for bus services

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 9:42 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Increasing the number of direct services on one of the city’s key bus routes is one of the options being considered by Metlink to improve the performance of Wellington’s new bus network. More >>

EECA grant puts Metlink at forefront

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 6:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The conversion of more than 50 former Wellington trolley buses to battery power will put Metlink among world leaders in the shift to zero-carbon public transport, says Greater Wellington Regional Council chair Chris Laidlaw. More >>

Councils and meeting climate challenge

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:31 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has emphasised the importance of central and local government partnerships in meeting challenges from climate change, in its submission on the Zero Carbon Bill. More >>

Upper Hutt’s Cannon Point walkway now fully open

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:56 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People looking to walk Upper Hutt’s Cannon Point Walkway can now do so following the re-opening to the public of its zig zag access section following its closure in December last year. More >>

Greater Wellington moves to the sounds of silence

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 2:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

They’re whisper quiet, the stealth bombers of the pest management world designed to spring a nasty surprise on the critters that daily degrade our environment and undermine our biodiversity. More >>

Proposed new floodplain management plan out for feedback

Monday, 23 July 2018, 10:47 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Proposed new floodplain management plan out for feedback Draft documents of the Te Kāuru Upper Ruamāhanga Floodplain Management Plan are now out for public feedback. Residents of the Upper Ruamāhanga catchment will receive information on the proposals ... More >>

New electric double deckers launch

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 1:11 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington’s new battery powered buses mark a major step toward a 21stcentury public transport system for the region, says the Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council Chris Laidlaw at the launch of its new bus network on Thursday. More >>

Pest Management Plan targets healthy environment

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 12:06 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Smothering, strangling, displacing, infecting, browsing, killing. There are many ways pest plants and animals can undermine our biodiversity and primary production and, as a consequence, seriously threaten the health of our native and productive ... More >>

Greater Wellington invests to thrive

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 3:25 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public transport, water supply, flood protection and the environment are the big winners following Greater Wellington Regional Council’s unanimous adoption of its Long Term Plan. More >>

Public transport the winner in regional plan review

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 2:36 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public transport, walking and cycling and resilience have been prioritised in the mid-term update of the 2015 Regional Land Transport Plan, which has just been endorsed by Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Proposed new floodplain management plan ticks all boxes

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 2:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Free flowing rivers contained within vegetated buffers offering both a more natural environment and greater security from flooding are the twin objectives of the draft Te Kāuru Upper Ruamāhanga Floodplain Management Plan. More >>

New way to pay for your travel a step closer

Monday, 18 June 2018, 3:44 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A single way to pay for your bus, train or ferry service is a step closer today following the call for interest from the market to provide a national integrated ticketing solution using world leading technology. More >>

GW Commits to Major Investment in Region’s Future

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 3:44 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is readying its 10 Year Plan for adoption – committing to significant investment in its regional infrastructure. More >>

The journey continues with Hutt bus changes happening

Monday, 11 June 2018, 11:56 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Changes to Hutt Valley bus services are just days away with a fleet of new vehicles and new Metlink services ready to start from 17 June, says Chair of Wellington Regional Council’s Sustainable Transport Committee Barbara Donaldson. More >>

Park and Ride terms and conditions introduced by GWRC

Friday, 8 June 2018, 3:40 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council is introducing terms and conditions to Park and Ride carparks in an effort to bring these facilities under control. More >>

 

 

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