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GWRC: Bus Update

Friday, 19 October 2018, 10:25 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

MEDIA ADVISORY 18 October 2018 An update on the new Wellington bus network and improving the passenger experience. This information is attributable to Greg Campbell, Chief Executive, Greater Wellington Regional Council. Performance and operator improvements ... More >>

Greater Wellington making preparations for bus strike action

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 5:14 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council says some bus operations in the Hutt Valley and Wellington could be affected by industrial action involving the Tramways Union and operator Tranzurban next Tuesday. More >>

Toxic Algae in the lower Waipoua River

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 3:32 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

There is a toxic algal bloom in the lower Waipoua River, and Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising caution when swimming or dog walking along the riverbank. More >>

Bridging the visitor gap at Baring Head

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:18 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Work has begun on replacing the Baring Head Bridge across the Wainuiomata River to East Harbour Regional Park, a construction project that will assure future access to Baring Head’s spectacular lighthouse complex. More >>

People flock in record numbers to regional parks

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 12:45 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The love affair with Greater Wellington region’s parks and forests just keeps growing, with a Greater Wellington Regional Council survey recording more local visitors than ever before. More >>

GWRC welcomes significant investment in railways

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:30 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council welcomes today’s announcement of government funding to improve the region’s rail network infrastructure. More >>

Greater Wellington Offers Facilitation

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 2:21 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council met today regarding the GWRC contracts with public transport operators, urging all parties to seek agreement regarding collective employment agreements. More >>

Customer feedback drives launch of new service

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington’s new bus network – following customer feedback - will receive a boost on Monday (October 1) with the new 18e route between Miramar and Karori. More >>

Bus Performance Improving After Challenging Start

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 11:35 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

BUS PERFORMANCE IMPROVING AFTER CHALLENGING START Bus services were now becoming more reliable and arriving on time more often as service levels improve, Greater Wellington Regional Council Chief Executive Greg Campbell told the Transport and ... More >>

Metlink bus timetables affected by union stop work meeting

Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:20 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Due to a stop work meeting of Tramways Union members on Wednesday 26 September, Metlink bus services will be reduced in Wellington City, Hutt Valley and Porirua between 9am-3pm on that day. More >>

More seats on Wairarapa Line good news for commuters

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:25 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wairarapa rail commuters will be the winners in a trial designed to increase capacity on the Wairarapa Line from Wellington to Masterton. More >>

Hearing Panel decision now scheduled for March next year

Friday, 7 September 2018, 11:09 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Hearing Panel considering South Wairarapa District Council’s application for resource consents associated with the proposed long-term upgrade and operation of the Featherston Wastewater Treatment Plant, will now hold a hearing in March 2019. More >>

GW CEO to take direct leadership over bus project

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 5:00 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington chief executive Greg Campbell is stepping in to take direct leadership of the implementation of the new Wellington bus network for the next three months. He will work alongside the General Manager for Public Transport Wayne Hastie. More >>

New bus services bring increased capacity for commuters

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 3:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Two additional buses have been introduced to increase passenger capacity for Karori commuters during the daily peak, timed for 07:50 and 08:30 Monday through Friday between Karori Park and Courtenay Place. More >>

Regional Council chair thanks meeting attendees

Sunday, 26 August 2018, 7:05 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Regional Council chair Chris Laidlaw has thanked the people who attended the meeting at St Patrick’s College in Kilbirnie on Sunday afternoon to share their experiences of the new Wellington bus network. More >>

Metlink is listening on buses

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 3:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has reinstated a popular bus service, saying the decision is evidence that it is listening to concerns about the new bus network introduced by Metlink last month. More >>

Whaitua Committee presents land and water management ideas

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

After four and half years of fruitful and intensive community-led effort, the Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee has presented its final recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council. These recommendations inform an implementation programme aimed at balancing ... More >>

Council focuses on cross harbour pipeline

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:12 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today approved the progression of the Cross Harbour Pipeline as the preferred project for an alternative water supply to Wellington City, a major project aimed at improving water supply resilience for the metropolitan region. More >>

Hutt Valley-Wellington Whaitua Committee

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:18 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking applications for suitably experienced and enthusiastic people to join its new Hutt Valley - Wellington Whaitua Committee (which also covers Wainuiomata and Makara), the role of which is to work with the ... More >>

Spring is springing, and so is the pollen

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 3:28 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

It’s that time of year again. Reports are already coming into Greater Wellington Regional Council of signs of yellow powder or paint residue accumulating in the harbour, lining streams and puddles and coating people’s cars. All of which are deposits ... More >>

 

 

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