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Greater Wellington welcomes PTOM review announcement

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 6:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has welcomed the decision by the Minster of Transport, Phil Twyford, to review the Public Transport Operating Model (PTOM). More >>

What’s living on our land?

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9:40 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Environmental scientists have wrapped up year five of a project which allows changes in plant, bird and pest species to be accurately monitored and gives insight on how to create a healthier Wellington region. More >>

Bus customers encouraged to check before they travel

Friday, 17 May 2019, 3:19 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington off-peak bus customers will face disruptions to their travel on Tuesday 21 May from 9:30am to 3pm as some NZ Bus drivers head to the Tramways Union Annual General Meeting. More >>

Whaitua Committee elects Co-chairs for water work

Friday, 17 May 2019, 9:39 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Whaitua Committee elects Co-chairs for Wellington/Hutt Valley water work More >>

Freeing up City Congestion for Public Transport

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:19 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

GWRC has welcomed a multi-billion dollar transport funding announcement as a serious commitment to freeing up congestion for public transport in Wellington city. More >>

New train driver gets green light

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 11:15 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Until recently, Lisa Faaifo had her hands full as a busy stay at home mother of five. More >>

Flood protection work to go ahead on Waikanae River

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 3:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is to extract gravel and realign the Waikanae River channel next to the El Rancho campsite in Waikanae to manage flood risks in the area caused by a build-up of gravel on the riverbed. More >>

Metlink kick-starts improvements to meet demand

Friday, 10 May 2019, 5:00 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Metlink, in partnership with Transdev Wellington and Hyundai-Rotem Wellington is kick-starting an improvement programme to increase performance at Wellington’s maintenance depot to provide more reliability for rapidly increasing commuter demand. More >>

Cycle skills spread countrywide

Friday, 10 May 2019, 3:28 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A keen Greater Wellington Regional Council cycle instructor has put his pedal to the metal, travelling the length of the country to share his skills with other cycle trainers. More >>

Greater Wellington lights the way for outbound shipping

Friday, 10 May 2019, 11:02 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An additional navigation light designed to help ships safely navigate their exit from Wellington Harbour will be in place by mid-year. More >>

An environmental footprint to be proud of

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 12:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

After 44 years with the organisation soil conservator Stan Braaksma is hanging up his boots and retiring from the Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Greater Wellington Helps Avert Bus Cancellations

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:10 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has helped usher in changes to upcoming employment legislation to give bus drivers the rest and meal breaks they are entitled to and avoid the unintended consequence of thousands of bus services being cancelled across ... More >>

Students encouraged to take action

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 3:35 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Enviroschools and the Greater Wellington Regional Council have banded together to create a resource encouraging school students to think about sustainable travel such as walking, cycling or scooting. The online curriculum resource provides a process ... More >>

Regional Council encourages people to have their say

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 12:18 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Consultation on Greater Wellington Regional Council‘s proposed rating change in the Revenue and Financing Policy and Annual Plan 2019/20 is now open for submissions. More >>

Challenge champions set for bright biking

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:20 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington region cyclists are being encouraged to be ‘stars who stand out at night’ following the recent Aotearoa Bike Challenge. The workplace challenge, run by Greater Wellington Regional Council in partnership with NZTA and Wellington City Council, ... More >>

Coastal bird survey highlights key risk areas for oil spills

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 12:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council conducted a coastal bird survey recently to assess where wildlife would be most affected by an oil spill around our region’s coast. More >>

Workshop held to improve flood warning processes

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:25 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is among a dedicated group working to create effective flood warning processes after a report showed flood awareness and preparedness in the region could be improved. More >>

Council receives milestone document on cleaning up waterways

Friday, 12 April 2019, 6:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Positive steps towards a programme for cleaning up Porirua’s waterways and harbour have been taken with the presentation, to Greater Wellington Regional Council, of Te Awarua-o-Porirua Whaitua Implementation Programme (WIP). More >>

Greater Wellington acts on coastal erosion

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 2:51 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

As coastal erosion becomes more and more pressing for many of our councils, Greater Wellington is facing up to the issue in Kapiti’s Queen Elizabeth Park, proposing a 40-metre erosion buffer zone along its southern coast to protect assets and allow ... More >>

Schools encouraged to get involved in ‘Active Travel Action’

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 7:05 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Local students are being encouraged to think about the impact of their travel choices thanks to a new Active Travel Action initiative. More >>

 

 

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