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It’s not too late to help shape GWRC’s Climate Strategy

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 9:31 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The opportunity to provide input into the development of Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Climate Change Strategy closes on 1 August. More >>

Basin Bridge draft decision disappointing setback

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 4:56 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Media statement 22 July 2014 Basin Bridge draft decision disappointing setback but solution needs to be found The draft decision declining resource consent for the construction of the Basin Bridge is a disappointing setback for the Wellington region ... More >>

Swap the software for the saplings

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:24 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is urging parents to get their kids out of their bedrooms, away from their keyboards and into the fresh air to join in two community planting day options. More >>

Regional Councils support National Water Standards

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 3:42 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The establishment of National Water Standards are being welcomed by the regional sector as bringing valuable guidance to local decision making. Chair of the regional sector, Fran Wilde, says the standards provide a clear direction from central government ... More >>

Wellington Regional Stadium Trust joint board appointment

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 1:29 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council and Wellington City Council, the two partners in the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust, this week announced two new joint appointees to the Stadium Trust board. Rachel Taulelei, who has Ngati Raukawa / Ngati Rarua ... More >>

Real Time Information unavailable on Sunday

Friday, 27 June 2014, 5:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Real Time Information (RTI) won’t be available for public transport services in the Wellington region from 2pm – 11.30pm on Sunday 29 June, while planned essential system maintenance is carried out. More >>

Court approves request for compensation

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:07 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Porirua City Council has been ordered to pay $39,375 in environmental restitution following an incident where effluent was discharged from a Porirua waste water treatment plant. More >>

Region’s bold blueprint for better public transport approved

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 3:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A 10-year plan to greatly improve Wellington region’s public transport and get more people out of their cars and on to buses, trains and harbour ferries was adopted today by Greater Wellington Regional Council. “The plan aims to continually improve ... More >>

Regional Council approves proposal to combine water services

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 1:57 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has today formally approved the proposal for integrated delivery of water services across Wellington, Porirua and the Hutt Valley. More >>

GWRC approves lower than forecast rates increase

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 1:48 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has approved an average rates increase of about $21 per household per year (40 cents a week), or 5.7% , in its Annual Plan for 2014/15. More >>

GWRC wants your views to help shape Climate Change Strategy

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 11:17 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is calling for input into the development of its Climate Change Strategy. The Strategy will shape council policy by ensuring decisions take into account the impacts climate change is likely to have on the Wellington ... More >>

Dirty Diesel Buses are the Problem for Wgtn not the Trolleys

Friday, 13 June 2014, 11:59 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The problem with the Wellington bus fleet are the hundreds of old, dirty, polluting diesel buses, not the clean trolley buses, Wellington Regional Councillors Sue Kedgley and Paul Bruce said today. More >>

Discounted student fares under consideration

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 4:01 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council will consider offering tertiary students a 25% discount off peak public transport fares, dependent on substantial financial support from Wellington City Council and the tertiary education institutions in the region. ... More >>

Hybrid buses interim recommended for Wellington region

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 3:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council will work towards a zero emissions future with a long term goal of running a fully electric bus fleet through the region. That’s the recommendation of the Council’s Annual Plan hearings committee which concluded ... More >>

Kiwi Carpool Week just around the corner

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:34 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Kiwi Carpool Week just around the corner More people in each car, fewer cars on the road! That’s the message from Greater Wellington Regional Council for Kiwi Carpool Week, which begins on 9 June. Carpooling is an easy way to cut down on daily transport ... More >>

Fare increase not needed thanks to growth in rail use

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 9:09 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Favourable financial results over the last six months have avoided the need for a planned public transport fare increase, says Paul Swain, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Public Transport portfolio leader. The Council, meeting today to hear ... More >>

Regional Public Transport Plan submissions hearings

Monday, 26 May 2014, 10:49 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Submissions on the draft Regional Public Transport Plan - Greater Wellington Regional Council’s blueprint for delivering the best public transport services - will be heard this week. The Council received more than 630 submissions on the draft transport ... More >>

Great Outdoors Summer Events prove popular

Friday, 23 May 2014, 10:05 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

With nearly 15,000 people getting involved, an increase of 11 per cent on last year, this year’s Greater Wellington Regional Council Great Outdoors Summer Events programme was the biggest yet. And with an overall satisfaction rate of 93 per cent among those ... More >>

Regional council sells forest cutting rights

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3:12 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Cutting rights for Greater Wellington Regional Council’s metropolitan and Wairarapa reserve forests have been sold to US-based forestry company Resource Management Service LLC (RMS). More >>

Last opportunity to have your say on Parangarahu Lakes Plan

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 12:56 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Last opportunity to have your say on Parangarahu Lakes Area Plan Final submissions on the Parangarahu Lakes Area Co-Management Plan are being called for by the Greater Wellington Regional Council and Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust. Submissions ... More >>

 

 

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