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Yesterday’s rainfall: by the numbers

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Yesterday’s rain in some places was the heaviest seen for more than 50 years, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s rainfall and river level monitoring equipment showed. More >>

Belmont Regional Park takes a battering

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:06 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

While most of the focus on the 14 May flood was on the urban areas, up in Belmont Regional Park the Korokoro stream tracks took a battering. More >>

River flood management defences pass test

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

While yesterday’s flooding caused major disruption to the Wellington region one positive outcome was Greater Wellington Regional Council’s river-based flood protection systems worked well preventing any further inundation. More >>

Karori school children concerned over stream pollution

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 3:47 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Students at Karori West Normal School are distressed about the pollutants which are being released into the stream which runs alongside their school after authorities investigated five pollution incidents in one day. More >>

Transport blueprint adopted by Regional Council

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 4:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Transport blueprint adopted by Regional Council Exciting new cycling and public transport initiatives, along with some major strategic roading improvements, are part of a new transport plan adopted today by Greater Wellington Regional Council. ... More >>

Public support lifts public transport up priority list

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 1:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public transport and cycling are big winners in a new transport plan for the Wellington region approved today by the Regional Transport Committee but some major strategic roading initiatives will also put some muscle into economic growth, Committee Chair ... More >>

Focus on intersections

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 4:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People in the Wellington region are being encouraged – through a new road safety campaign - to sharpen up their focus at intersections by keeping their Eyes On . More >>

Weekend disruptions mean careful travel planning critical

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 2:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellingtonians are being warned to plan ahead in order to cope with what could be the biggest disruption to public transport the city has ever seen as thousands flock to Anzac centenary events on Friday and Saturday. Greater Wellington Regional Council ... More >>

Online survey excuse to reflect on long hot days of summer

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:27 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People who enjoy the Wellington region’s harbours, coasts and rivers are being encouraged to participate in an online survey on recreational water quality. More >>

Options for keeping livestock from waterways to be discussed

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 1:18 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Protecting the region’s lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands from livestock damage will require an all-out effort by landowners, councils and the community. That is one of the findings of a focus group formed to work through the issues with Greater ... More >>

10 year plan for Wellington region released for consultation

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Residents from the greater Wellington region are being urged to have their say about what major projects should be funded in their communities over the next 10 years. More >>

Comment on Wellington region’s response to climate change

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:35 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking public comment on its draft Climate Change Strategy for the Wellington region. More >>

Plan to identify region’s significant wetlands

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11:23 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Significant natural wetlands will be listed in the Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington region in response to feedback from landowners and groups representing the dairy sector and other farming organisations. More >>

Draft 10 Year Plan includes fare freeze for 2015/16

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 2:47 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today voted to continue its public transport fare freeze for another year, including it into its Draft 10 Year Plan. More >>

Movin’March – coming to a school near you

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 4:25 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Registrations are open for Movin’March, a week-long celebration of children and families who walk, scoot, skate or cycle to school – and what they discover along the way. More >>

New bus network will give better access to Victoria Uni

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

More students will have greater access to Victoria University, via connecting ‘shuttle’ services from a range of hubs around the city, when the new Wellington City bus network is introduced in 2017. More >>

Consultation delivers expanded bus service for Churton Park

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Two new bus routes - to provide a more convenient, affordable service that meets the needs of rapid growth - are being proposed for Churton Park residents after extensive community consultation. More >>

Targeted consultation has positive results for bus users

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Proposed changes to Broadmeadows and Khandallah bus services have been modified and now include a full seven days a week bus service for Broadmeadows, after targeted consultation with residents. More >>

Feedback helps shape the draft Natural Resource Plan

Monday, 16 February 2015, 1:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Thousands of points of interest have been raised by the public in response to the release of a draft Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington region. More >>

More reliable bus services top priority for Hutt Valley

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 3:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Making bus services more reliable and improving connections between buses and trains are the top priorities to come out of a review of public transport in the Hutt Valley. The review, carried out in 2013 and 2014, looked at patronage and reliability of ... More >>

 

 

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