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Greater Wellington plan consultation half way through

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:57 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

With two weeks to go until consultation on Greater Wellington’s long term plan and our Proposed Revenue and Financing Policy ends, people from throughout the region are being encouraged to think about what kind of region they want in the next 10 ... More >>

Regional Council launches assault on feral rabbits

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 10:45 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has launched a programme to reduce the number of feral rabbits to minimise their significant impact on the region’s environment and agriculture. More >>

Greater Wellington Wants to Hear What Matters to You

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:03 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Consultation on the Greater Wellington Regional Council 10 Year Plan and the proposed Revenue and Financing Policy opened today. More >>

New flood study for Mangatārere Stream

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 2:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An updated study into flood prone areas near the Mangatārere Stream near Carterton has been released by Greater Wellington Regional Council which provides interim flood hazard information ahead of a detailed study to be completed in 2020. More >>

Reprise of the rat census

Monday, 19 March 2018, 10:18 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The second census of rats and stoats on the Miramar Peninsula gets under way today (19 March) as volunteer groups work with Greater Wellington Regional Council to place 281 chew cards on one day throughout the peninsula. More >>

Have your say on Greater Wellington 10-Year Plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:26 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today adopted its 10-Year Plan and proposed Revenue and Financing Policy to go out for public consultation on Monday 26 March. More >>

Greater Wellington excels in LGNZ CouncilMark assessment

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:19 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has awarded Greater Wellington Regional Council an AA rating in its just-published CouncilMARK assessment. The rating recognises Greater Wellington as one of the best performing councils of the 18 it has so far ... More >>

Check out online how climate change may affect your place

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 12:03 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People interested in how climate change may affect the region can now use a huge range of data to drill right down to its impact on local communities. More >>

On our way to a new bus network for region

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 8:47 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The coming months will see a major upgrade of Greater Wellington’s public transport network, the first major changes to our public transport services and infrastructure in 20 years. More >>

Tunnel Gully’s growing mountain bike network to feature

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 1:56 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Wellington region’s burgeoning reputation as a mountain biking hot spot is being further bolstered by track building in Upper Hutt’s Tunnel Gulley, where newly opened and recently built trails will be in full action during the Tunnel Gully ... More >>

Join us for a picnic in the park

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 12:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

It’s Parks Week between 10-17 March and Greater Wellington is celebrating it with a Picnic in the Park at Kaitoke Regional Park. It’s an opportunity for families to take time out and enjoy Kaitoke’s beautiful surroundings, which feature bush ... More >>

Marine education key to protecting local waters

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:37 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Big beach clean-ups, snorkel days, puppet shows and Sea Scout parades will take place around the greater Wellington region during March in support of this year’s Seaweek theme of “Toiora te Moana – Toiora te Tangata – Healthy Seas, Healthy People”. More >>

Make Movin’March Your Child’s Mission

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 5:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

School children and their parents are getting into gear for this year’s Movin’March – a region-wide campaign to encourage active travel to and from school, which runs from 5-29 March. Greater Wellington Regional Council developed the campaign, which ... More >>

Worsening weather may impact Wellington commuter services

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 2:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The weather is expected to worsen this afternoon and your trip home may take longer. The Metservice are advising that high winds are still expected and we may have high tides and large waves impacting coastal areas on the Kapiti Coast overnight. Air ... More >>

Community views wanted on phenomenally popular Hutt River

Friday, 9 February 2018, 2:00 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Community views wanted on the phenomenally popular Hutt River With more than one million visits each year, the Hutt Valley Trail is the region’s most visited “park,” offering opportunities for rest and recreation of all kinds for Hutt Valley residents ... More >>

Care urged as toxic algae returns

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 1:30 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Toxic algae is once again causing problems in the Hutt River/Te Awa Kairangi, and Greater Wellington is urging swimmers and dog walkers to avoid swimming or taking their dogs from just south of Silverstream (Pomare Bridge) through to Birchville. More >>

Metlink warning on potential for heat related rail delays

Friday, 26 January 2018, 2:37 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Alerts from weather forecasters that high temperatures are expected to continue next week is prompting Metlink to warn commuters on the Wairarapa service that trains may face delays, and to plan for that. More >>

Care urged for swimmers and dogs as toxic algae returns

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington is urging swimmers and dog walkers to avoid the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi between Moonshine Park and Pomare Bridge following the reoccurrence of toxic algae in the area. More >>

Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River

Monday, 8 January 2018, 4:00 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Good news for swimmers. Recent rain has flushed toxic algae from the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi and Greater Wellington has given the all-clear for people to use it for recreation following an assessment undertaken earlier today. More >>

Check, Clean & Dry Boat Gear to Stop Freshwater Pests

Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:35 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Summer is here and nothing beats an afternoon of swimming, fishing, or boating at your favourite local waterway. The Greater Wellington region is renowned for its multitude of sparkling, beautiful waterways and everyone can do their part to help ... More >>

 

 

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