Greater Wellington Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Metlink website wins prestigious international award

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 10:00 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington’s public transport website www.metlink.org.nz has won a “2016 WebAward for outstanding achievement in web development” accolade in the world’s premier competition for web developers and advertising agencies. More >>

Elections start today with the sending out of voting papers

Friday, 16 September 2016, 1:44 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Voting papers will start arriving in the region’s letter boxes today, providing people with the opportunity to have their say on who’ll represent them on the Wellington Regional Council for the next three years. More >>

Hay fever hits early – it’s nature doing its thing

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 2:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellingtonians are grabbing their tissues as hay fever season kicks off early this year due to the mild winter and early signs of spring. More >>

Waikanae will get 240 new parks for Christmas

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 3:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Waikanae will get 240 new parks for Christmas Weather permitting, Waikanae train commuters will be getting 240 new parks for Christmas with the construction of the new Metlink Park and Ride facility on the site of the old Waikanae Hotel late next ... More >>

More buses for Wellington

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:21 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is working urgently to provide more buses for the growing number of people catching buses from Karori, Wadestown, Wilton and Khandallah. “We are working with the bus operator to get extra buses as soon as possible ,” ... More >>

Wellington Wine Country a winner

Monday, 15 August 2016, 11:34 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The establishment of Wellington Wine Country Limited to market wine produced across the greater Wellington region is a brilliant example of regional collaboration with big benefits to all concerned, according to Chris Laidlaw, chairman of the Greater ... More >>

Wellingtonians say public transport has got a lot better

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 1:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellingtonians have voted a big lift in their satisfaction with public transport in 2015/2016 and a steep increase in train customers over this period backs this up. More >>

Hurricanes an inspiration to whole Wellington region

Monday, 8 August 2016, 1:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair and former All Black Chris Laidlaw says resounding congratulations are due to the Hurricanes for their fantastic showing at Westpac Stadium at the weekend. More >>

Wellingtonians say public transport has got a lot better

Friday, 5 August 2016, 3:38 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellingtonians have voted a big lift in their satisfaction with public transport in 2015/2016 and a steep increase in train customers over this period backs this up. “We’re completely focused on providing a service that customers want to use ... More >>

Passionate about our region? Get your nomination in

Friday, 5 August 2016, 11:20 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People with a passion for the Wellington region have until next Friday to lodge their nomination to stand for Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Dazzling runway show comes to Wellington

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 12:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A new high-impact fashion trend will take Wellington by storm this month. Top entries from New Zealand’s first reflective fashion design competition - Project Glow Wear will be on show alongside collections from international companies that specialise ... More >>

Waingawa hub will boost economy and environment

Monday, 1 August 2016, 3:48 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Chris Laidlaw has welcomed the opening of Centreport’s new Waingawa log hub, saying it will deliver benefits for the regional economy, motorists, and the environment. More >>

Greater Wellington welcomes progress on Wairarapa governance

Friday, 29 July 2016, 3:37 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

GWRC Chair Chris Laidlaw has welcomed the Local Government Commission’s decision to explore in detail the possibility of a single district council for the Wairarapa. More >>

Calling all passionate people

Friday, 15 July 2016, 3:33 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People with a passion for the future of Wellington region are being encouraged to put their energy and ideas to work at the Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Research offers new clues in the battle against toxic algae

Friday, 15 July 2016, 2:45 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

New research into toxic algal ( Phormidium ) blooms in the Wellington region’s rivers gives our river users more information on what causes it. More >>

Research offers new clues in the battle against toxic algae

Friday, 15 July 2016, 2:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

New research into toxic algal ( Phormidium ) blooms in the Wellington region’s rivers gives our river users more information on what causes it. More >>

Gold card still super for bus travel in Wellington region

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 12:03 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

SuperGold will continue to be the only public transport card senior Metlink customers will need when the region’s bus ticketing system becomes seamless in early 2018. More >>

Get Welly moving team coming to your place

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Get Welly moving team coming to your place Tomorrow evening (12 July) from 6-8pm, the Let’s Get Wellington Moving team will be live on Facebook to answer questions about the programme and what’s happening next. Join them real-time from the comfort ... More >>

One card for all bus travel in Wellington region

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 4:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

By early 2018 bus customers will be able to use one card for any Metlink bus service throughout the Wellington region, making bus travel easier, smarter and better. More >>

Kaka sighting highlights importance of biodiversity

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 3:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) is anticipating successful outcomes from its work to restore native habitats with the nationally vulnerable kaka being sighted more widely across the region. A North Island kaka was sighted in the Wainuiomata ... More >>

 

 

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