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Have your say on regional council Draft Annual Plan 2014/15

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 11:04 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Submissions close on Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Draft Annual Plan at 4pm on Monday 28 April, so there are just are five days left to make your voice heard. More >>

Get on yer bike for Wellington Easter night ride

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:41 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Cyclists are invited to take part in Wellington’s inaugural Easter ride tomorrow evening from Oriental Bay to Mt Victoria – via the Miramar Peninsula and Lyall Bay. Simon Kennett, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Active Transport and ... More >>

Cross-harbour water pipeline investigated

Friday, 11 April 2014, 2:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

What lies beneath the surface of Wellington Harbour comes under the spotlight this week, as part of a feasibility study for an emergency water supply pipeline across the harbour. During the week 7 to 11 April (weather permitting) the survey ship “MV ... More >>

Iwi appointment to GWRC standing committee

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has confirmed the appointment of two iwi Maori appointments to the Strategy and Policy Committee. More >>

Greenhouse gas emissions trending down

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:53 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Wellington region appears to be bucking the national trend by reducing greenhouse gas emissions in spite of increases in population and regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP). More >>

Stormwater continues to affect harbour sediment

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:36 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The results of a 2011 Wellington Harbour sediment survey show Wellington’s stormwater continues to be an ongoing source of heavy metal contamination for the harbour. The survey which was carried out by Greater Wellington Regional Council and part funded ... More >>

Costs and benefits of options for Wellington’s bus fleet

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 9:35 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An analysis of the options for renewing Wellington’s ageing bus fleet shows that diesel, recharging electric or hybrid buses would be the most cost-effective, environmentally-friendly and efficient. The results of the study, carried out by PwC for Greater Wellington ... More >>

Have your say on Wellington’s public transport blueprint

Monday, 7 April 2014, 11:46 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is encouraging people to give their feedback on its plan to deliver the best public transport services for the region. More >>

Poultry effluent fine far from paltry

Friday, 4 April 2014, 11:24 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A Masterton poultry company has been convicted and fined $40,000 for the illegal discharge of effluent. GWRC laid two charges against Henergy Cage-Free Limited (Henergy) for discharging the contents of effluent ponds on to land without the required resource ... More >>

Have your say on Wellington’s public transport blueprint

Friday, 4 April 2014, 10:00 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is encouraging people to give their feedback on its plan to deliver the best public transport services for the region. More >>

The Great Outdoors Summer Events photo competition

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Now is the time to have your say on some of the best photos taken this summer. Five finalists have been found in the Greater Wellington Regional Council Great Outdoors Summer Events photo competition, and it’s up to you to choose the overall winner. More >>

Island Bay residents asked to help

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 1:09 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Residents of Island Bay and surrounding areas are being asked to help locate the source of recurring discharge coming from the stormwater outfall at the end of the concrete pier on Island Bay Beach. More >>

GWRC wants your views on draft Annual Plan

Monday, 24 March 2014, 1:43 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking your views about project and funding decisions outlined in its draft Annual Plan 2014/15, with submissions opening today. More >>

Consultation: Co-management plan for Parangarahu Lakes

Friday, 21 March 2014, 4:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The management focus for the Parangarahu Lakes area is soon to be clarified with the release of a draft co-management plan and proposed changes to the East Harbour section of the Parks Network Plan. More >>

Wellington public transport plan adopted for consultation

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:22 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A blueprint for world-class public transport in Wellington was today given the green light for public consultation. The Draft Regional Public Transport Plan outlines a range of major improvements to public transport in the region over the next eight ... More >>

Pedalling in the Park 2014 focuses on kids

Monday, 17 March 2014, 1:21 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The accent will be on kids in this year’s Pedalling in the Park , the popular annual event which will take place on 6 April at the Wellington Road entrance to Queen Elizabeth Park accessed via Paekakariki. More >>

Wellington Region Emergency Management monitors Cyclone LUSI

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 3:10 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) is encouraging people to stay abreast of developments in respect of Cyclone LUSI this weekend. Group Controller Bruce Pepperell says that the full brunt of the Cyclone is likely to miss the greater ... More >>

Movin'March - coming to a school near you!

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 9:41 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

School children and their families are putting their feet, cycles, scooters and skateboards into top gear for Movin’March – a region-wide celebration of active travel to and from school taking place from 24 March – 28 March 2014. More >>

Submissions opening for regional council’s Draft Annual Plan

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 5:27 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Submissions opening for regional council’s Draft Annual Plan 2014/15 and integrated delivery of water services More >>

Wgtn Regional Council to advertise for new Chief Executive

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 2:43 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The role of Chief Executive for Greater Wellington Regional Council will go to the market following the decision of incumbent David Benham not to seek reappointment at the end of his contract. More >>

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