Greater Wellington Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Toxic algae warning at Otaki River mouth

Saturday, 6 February 2016, 2:39 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Following the death of a dog this week, Greater Wellington Regional Council are warning river users with dogs to avoid the Otaki river mouth and estuary. More >>

Take a ride on a double decker bus next Wednesday

Friday, 5 February 2016, 5:06 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A double decker bus is coming to Wellington next Wednesday and Wellingtonians are encouraged to get on board for a free ride and a taste of the new bus future, says Paul Swain, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s public transport portfolio leader. ... More >>

Te Ara o Whareroa trail officially opens on 23 January

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 8:39 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Queen Elizabeth Park’s Te Ara o Whareroa trail will be officially opened on Saturday 23 January, ending a year of planning and construction that’s resulted in a superb cycling and walking trail that is likely to attract visitors from throughout the ... More >>

Bike Fest marks a date in the diary for motorcycle riders

Friday, 15 January 2016, 2:35 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A big new motorcycle event has been added to the calendar, with the inaugural ‘Shiny Side Up Bike Fest’ on the 21st February at the Kapiti Coast’s Southward Car Museum. An impressive line up of personalities from the motorcycle world will be in attendance ... More >>

Taste of hybrid bus future in Wellington next week

Thursday, 7 January 2016, 3:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A hybrid bus is coming to Wellington next Wednesday and Wellingtonians are encouraged to get on board for a taste of the new bus future, says Paul Swain, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s public transport portfolio leader. More >>

Preferred operator selected for Wellington’s rail service

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 1:02 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has selected Transdev Australasia in association with Hyundai Rotem as its preferred future operator for Wellington’s metro rail service More >>

Regional Council forges path for transition

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 5:01 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Wellington region now has a clear path to an all-electric bus fleet after the Regional Council made some decisions today on how best to get there. More >>

End of year report for Wellington’s transport

Monday, 7 December 2015, 9:47 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

It’s been a great year for transport improvements in the Wellington region, according to the latest update on the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP). A report that will be presented to next week’s Regional Transport Committee shows substantial progress ... More >>

Buses diverted from Lambton Quay

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 4:05 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Due to the current disruption on Lambton Quay: South-bound buses are being diverted from Lambton Quay, Left onto Johnson Street, Featherston St, Hunter St, Willis St. North-bound buses are being diverted from Willis St to Waterloo Quay, Brandon St ... More >>

Time to celebrate the new Upper Hutt Station

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:49 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

It’s time to celebrate the wonderful, brand new station at Upper Hutt! Mark the morning of Saturday 12 December in your diaries now. From 11am kids can take part in a range of fun activities – face painting, a bouncy castle, Lofty the Train, ... More >>

Report on sea level rise highlights challenges

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 3:52 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A major report on sea level rise released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment highlights the difficult task councils and communities face in planning for sea level rise, Greater Wellington Regional Council chair Chris Laidlaw ... More >>

Fuel injection for Burt Munro Challenge bikers

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 2:48 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

In the lead up to the Burt Munro motorcycle challenge at the end of November Councils in the Wellington region are urging riders attending this event to take their time during their travels south. More >>

Seaward walking and cycling path major step forward

Friday, 13 November 2015, 11:04 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The seaward side option for a new walking and cycling path between Ngauranga and Petone is a major step forward for cycling and walking and resilience in the Wellington region, says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Chris Laidlaw. More >>

Pretty as a picture – but wait

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Another chocolate box scene was spoiled and many delicate creatures and ecosystems harmed last month when someone flushed paint down the stormwater drain. More >>

Special economic zones worth exploring

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 11:54 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Special economic zones are an idea worth considering says Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) chair Chris Laidlaw. More >>

Regional Council takes action on climate change

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 2:21 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) has adopted a climate change strategy focused on strengthening the long-term resilience and sustainability of the Wellington region through action and awareness. More >>

New Metlink website launching on 10 October

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public transport journeys around greater Wellington are set to get even easier with the launch of Metlink’s new website on Saturday 10 October . More >>

Improved train services for Johnsonville

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:41 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

More reliable services, more choice of travel times and more seats are in store for Johnsonville Line commuters. More >>

Submissions called for on Pinehaven Stream Flood Management

Friday, 18 September 2015, 3:48 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is resuming formal consultation on the Pinehaven Stream Flood Management Plan, which is designed to manage flooding in the Pinehaven/Silverstream catchment, and inviting the public to make submission by 16 October 2015. More >>

Last chance to submit on the Proposed Natural Resources Plan

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 2:36 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The submission period for the Proposed Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington Region closes next Friday. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news