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Yellow sludge - just nature doing it’s thing

Friday, 4 September 2015, 11:31 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The yellow sludge you see on top of the water or lining the shores could well be a sign that plants are feeling spring in the air. More >>

Shorebird census surprise on Lake Wairarapa

Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:13 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A record number of nationally vulnerable shorebird species has been counted on the shores of Lake Wairarapa in a recent survey. More >>

Wellingtonians highly satisfied with public transport

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 4:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Customer satisfaction with the Wellington public transport network remains high, according to the Regional Council’s latest annual Metlink customer satisfaction survey. More >>

Whatever it takes to protect our water

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 9:01 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Whatever it takes to protect our water We need to do whatever it takes to prevent pollution including upholding rules and bylaws that prohibit the discharge of contaminants to the stormwater network. That is the word from Greater Wellington Regional Council ... More >>

Director appointed to WRC Holdings

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 4:56 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington solicitor and business executive, Samantha Sharif, has been appointed as external director for WRC Holdings Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC). More >>

Environmental snapshot released in summary report

Monday, 3 August 2015, 2:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The current state of the environment can be seen at a glance with the release of the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s latest Environmental Science Annual Summary Report today. More >>

Proposed Natural Resources Plan Notified

Friday, 31 July 2015, 10:17 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Proposed Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington Region was today notified and made available for formal submissions. More >>

Proposed Natural Resource Plan Information in letterboxes

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:28 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Residents of the Wellington Region will soon receive a four page mail-out advising them about the Proposed Natural Resources Plan and the submission process. More >>

Te Awarua-o-Porirua Whaitua Committee Chair Appointed

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 2:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Community conservationist and ecological engineer Stu Farrant has been elected to chair the recently formed Te Awarua-o-Porirua Whaitua Committee. More >>

Chris Laidlaw Elected GWRC Chair

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 3:00 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Chris Laidlaw was today elected chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council at a Council meeting. More >>

10 Year Plan to Boost Resilience, Public Transport

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An ambitious new 10 Year Plan adopted by GWRC today includes a significant investment in infrastructure to boost resilience in the region as well as new money to continue to improve public transport. More >>

Natural Resources Plan Provides Certainty for Resource Use

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:02 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today approved a ground-breaking new Proposed Natural Resources Plan that sets out rules and guidelines for protecting and sustainably using natural resources in the region. More >>

Coast and rivers users lap up information

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 4:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington’s coast and rivers users are lapping up information on water quality and want more, according to a recent online survey. More >>

More park and ride to meet Waikanae commuter demand

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 11:15 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

An end to parking woes at Waikanae Station is in sight with a decision today by Greater Wellington Regional Council to buy the land on which the Waikanae Hotel currently stands. The purchase of the land, on Main Road / State Highway One in Waikanae, will ... More >>

Yesterday’s rainfall: by the numbers

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Yesterday’s rain in some places was the heaviest seen for more than 50 years, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s rainfall and river level monitoring equipment showed. More >>

Belmont Regional Park takes a battering

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:06 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

While most of the focus on the 14 May flood was on the urban areas, up in Belmont Regional Park the Korokoro stream tracks took a battering. More >>

River flood management defences pass test

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

While yesterday’s flooding caused major disruption to the Wellington region one positive outcome was Greater Wellington Regional Council’s river-based flood protection systems worked well preventing any further inundation. More >>

Karori school children concerned over stream pollution

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 3:47 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Students at Karori West Normal School are distressed about the pollutants which are being released into the stream which runs alongside their school after authorities investigated five pollution incidents in one day. More >>

Transport blueprint adopted by Regional Council

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 4:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Transport blueprint adopted by Regional Council Exciting new cycling and public transport initiatives, along with some major strategic roading improvements, are part of a new transport plan adopted today by Greater Wellington Regional Council. ... More >>

Public support lifts public transport up priority list

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 1:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public transport and cycling are big winners in a new transport plan for the Wellington region approved today by the Regional Transport Committee but some major strategic roading initiatives will also put some muscle into economic growth, Committee Chair ... More >>

 

 

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