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Something fishy is happening at Woollen Mills Dam

Friday, 7 April 2017, 2:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

07 April 2017 Something fishy is happening at Korokoro Valley’s historic Woollen Mills Dam Work is soon to begin on strengthening Belmont Regional Park’s Woollen Mills Dam in the lower Korokoro Valley to make the dam more resilient to floods and ... More >>

1 in 20 year rainfall for south Wellington

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 2:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Rain gauges operated by Greater Wellington detail the extent that rainfall brought by the ex-cyclone Debbie had over the region. More >>

Regional council takes first steps on living wage

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:20 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has voted to introduce the Living Wage for council staff, making it one of the first Living Wage Councils in New Zealand. The move is expected to cost the council around $10,000 per year in additional wage and salary ... More >>

Lights go up on reflective design competition

Monday, 3 April 2017, 1:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

As the lights go down on daylight savings, the headlights go up on Project Glow Wear – the reflective design competition all about illuminating people on foot and bike. Back after a glowing inaugural competition in 2016 – the competition challenges ... More >>

OECD environment report reinforces opportunities

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 4:18 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An OECD report on New Zealand’s environmental performance reinforces the need for regional councils to work with communities on managing freshwater says Chris Laidlaw, Greater Wellington Regional Council chair.   “The OECD report recommends involving ... More >>

Post-earthquake Wellington needs public input

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 1:01 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

There is no such thing as business as usual in Wellington following the November earthquake, says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Chris Laidlaw. More >>

Green Flag flying over Kaitoke Regional Park

Monday, 13 March 2017, 2:48 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Kaitoke Regional Park is one of 22 parks and green spaces that have been awarded the coveted international Green Flag Award across Australia and New Zealand. More >>

The story behind Otaki’s “hidden gem”

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 2:41 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

See how a major flood protection project has resulted in stunning environmental enhancement by joining the Explore Chrystalls Bend guided walk along the banks of the Otaki River on Saturday 25 March. More >>

GWRC focuses on building a more resilient region

Friday, 3 March 2017, 11:38 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Strengthening the Wellington region’s ability to cope with natural hazards, while providing a quality natural environment and an improved public transport system, were top of mind when councillors met yesterday to discuss the public consultation ... More >>

Update on disruption of Trolley Bus network 2.50 1/3/17

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 3:52 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Unfortunately, we are continuing to experience delays to some trolley bus services due to an ongoing problem with the power supply. This is impacting services along Adelaide Road, between the Basin Reserve and Newtown School. John Street is also ... More >>

It’s Not Too Late to Get Kids Moving in March

Monday, 27 February 2017, 4:51 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Students from Wellington area schools still have time to sign up for Movin’March, a celebration to encourage students and parents to get active on the way to school without travelling in a car. More >>

Kids Encouraged to Get Moving in March

Friday, 24 February 2017, 3:35 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

In March this year students from over 65 schools will be taking part in Movin’March, a month long (1-31 March) celebration of active travel to school organised by the Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Freshwater report reinforces opportunities

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:23 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A new national report on water quality reinforces the need for regional councils to work with communities on managing freshwater says Chris Laidlaw, Greater Wellington Regional Council chair. “Our whole approach to improving water quality in this ... More >>

Report describes transport problems, route to solution

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 12:38 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Let’s Get Wellington Moving today released a progress report on the work the programme partners are doing to improve transport through Wellington’s Central Business District (CBD), as part of its on-going commitment to engaging the community. More >>

Get on your bike this February

Friday, 27 January 2017, 3:12 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is a fun, free challenge that encourages colleagues to sign up, log their bike trips and compete against other workplaces in the Wellington region. More >>

Public Transport Advisory 19 January 2017 5.30AM

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 9:33 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Trolley buses may be affected this morning due to high winds. We will be reassessing the situation as the morning progresses. More >>

Media Advisory - Public Transport Wellington Region

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 5:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

As a result of changes to the Weather forecast predicting strong Winds trolleybus services have resumed with services running to timetable. More >>

Fun on the farm at Battle Hill

Monday, 16 January 2017, 8:57 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Fun on the farm will be the order of the day on 21 January at Battle Hill Farm Forest Park near Pauatahanui as the regional community is invited into the park to find out what farming is all about. More >>

Waikanae Car Park construction to recommence early this week

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 1:21 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Work is about to recommence on the new carpark at Waikanae says Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Chair of the Sustainable Transport Committee, Barbara Donaldson. More >>

Explore Hidden Korokoro Valley

Monday, 2 January 2017, 7:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Explore Hidden Korokoro Valley On Sunday 8 January 2017 you'll have a chance to discover a hidden bush gem in the scenic Korokoro Valley. Join the park ranger and the Friends of Belmont Regional Park for a guided walk in Belmont Regional Park. ... More >>

 

 

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