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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 >>

Let’s Get Wellington Moving – walking the talk

Friday, 1 July 2016, 11:03 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Let’s Get Wellington Moving is a joint initiative between Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and the NZ Transport Agency, to find good transport solutions that keep Wellington City vibrant and one of the best places in the world ... More >>

Wellington City water quality report “variable”

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:54 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Many places in Wellington City are good for swimming but a few spots are not so great, especially after rain, a new Recreational Water Quality report card shows. More >>

Consider standing in local body elections

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 1:36 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Nominations will soon open for the Greater Wellington Regional Council elections and people are being encouraged to think about putting their names forward. More >>

Hybrid bus trial ticks all boxes

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 2:02 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Customers loved the quiet ride and the cool look, drivers loved the smooth ride, the bus company loved the cheaper fuel bill and everyone loved the reduced transport emissions. More >>

Commuter demand sees extension to Park and Ride facilities

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 2:53 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Record numbers of people taking the train means four Park and Ride carparks are being extended across the region. Last year’s record passenger number of 12.1 million has already been exceeded, with 12.5 million trips expected for the 2015/2016 year ... More >>

Project Glow Wear – high-vis, high fashion

Monday, 30 May 2016, 1:37 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Reflective is the new black! That’s the theme behind a new design competition launched today. More >>

GWRC welcomes new funding to improve water quality

Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:35 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Chris Laidlaw, Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council says a new $100 million contestable fund announced in yesterday’s Budget to help clean up water ways is extremely welcome. More >>

Active students win wheelie great prizes

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:25 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s annual challenge to families to be active on their journey to school gets more popular every year. More >>

Still time to join the Let’s Get Wellington Moving chat

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

More than 10,000 have already, and there’s still time for more people to share their views about travelling in and through central Wellington, with six days to go before the getwellymoving online survey closes. More >>

Whitireia Park dog walkers wanted poo bins – we listened

Friday, 6 May 2016, 11:54 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

“Park users told us they love the fact the park provides them with many opportunities for dog walking and supporting this was the need for people to be able to get rid of their dog poo”, says Councillor Barbara Donaldson, Chair of the Whitireia Park ... More >>

Regional Council begins move to electric vehicles

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 5:27 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) today added the first fully electric car to its vehicle fleet, on the same day transport Minister Simon Bridges announced an extensive package of measures to increase the uptake of electric vehicles in New ... More >>

It’s open! Korokoro valley track

Friday, 22 April 2016, 12:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

From today, Friday 22 April, the Korokoro valley track in Belmont Regional Park is again open to the public following extensive work after last year’s floods. Placement of a new bridge on Tuesday 19 April was the last of major repairs Greater ... More >>

Redundant trolley bus wires to be removed

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A section of redundant trolley bus overhead wires on the Hataitai loop running on Hataitai, Waipapa and Waitoa Roads, will be removed early next month. More >>

 

 

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