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Agency affirms regional council’s AA/A-1+ credit rating

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 1:20 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Credit rating agency Standard and Poors/Rating Direct has affirmed Greater Wellington Regional Council’s AA/A-1+ outlook stable credit rating, saying that any significant damage resulting from natural disaster such as earthquake has a small likelihood ... More >>

Free weekend bus shuttle for Hutt shoppers

Friday, 2 December 2016, 4:26 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Shoppers will find their quest for presents that much easier this Christmas by using a free bus shuttle from the Waterloo Station park and ride facility to Lower Hutt’s CBD and Queensgate Mall. More >>

Escape with Us This Summer

Friday, 2 December 2016, 3:51 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

After the year we've had we all need a bit of relaxation, and Wellington's Regional Parks provide the ideal venue. More >>

New Committee Chairs confirm commitment to region

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 4:01 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council 29 November 2016 Media Release New Committee Chairs confirm commitment to region It was business as usual at the first meeting post the earthquake of the newly elected Greater Wellington Regional Council, except ... More >>

Sea side exclusion zone applied to Wellington’s wharves

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 11:21 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Sea side exclusion zone applied to Wellington’s wharves Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Wellington Regional Harbourmaster Captain Mike Pryce has declared a sea side restricted zone alongside Wellington’s main wharves which excludes boaties ... More >>

Regional council begins to rebound from Sunday night’s quake

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:02 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is well advanced towards a return to full service delivery following the damage and significant business interruption caused by Sunday night’s earthquake. More >>

Greater Wellington Regional Council rocks!

Friday, 4 November 2016, 3:07 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) Flood Protection officers delivered an order of huge river stones, 30 tonnes in total, into the heart of Wellington’s CBD yesterday. The rocks, one weighing in at around 3 tonnes, will be used in the ... More >>

Regional council report continues to show great work

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 3:53 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s just-released Annual Report 2015/16 – Great Work - details the range of significant achievements accomplished during the year and the continuing positive impact they have had on the regional community. More >>

Greater Wellington Regional Council elects chair and deputy

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 3:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A chair and deputy chair were elected and sworn in today at the first meeting of the newly elected Greater Wellington Regional Council, the term of which will run from October 2016-October 2019. More >>

We’re working together to make our region safer

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:37 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Councils around our region are working together to tackle some of the challenging issues our dynamic natural environment poses. More >>

Scheduled maintenance on all Wellington rail lines

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:31 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and KiwiRail are taking the opportunity of a three-day Labour weekend to carry out scheduled essential maintenance work to replace overhead poles at Wellington Junction which affects the Johnsonville, Kapiti, ... More >>

Free train Sunday on 30 October to thank regional ratepayers

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 11:13 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Trips on all Metlink trains across the region will be free for everyone all day from 5am on Sunday 30 October. More >>

It’s not too late to have your say in local body elections

Monday, 3 October 2016, 1:19 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Voters need to be quick if they’re mailing in their votes for the Wellington Regional Council elections. More >>

1000 more seats for daily train commuters

Monday, 3 October 2016, 9:59 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Train passengers on the Hutt Valley and Kapiti lines will have 1000 more seats to choose in morning and afternoon peak times from Tuesday (4 October) with the addition of extra units to the services. “With the entire new Matangi fleet delivered we ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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