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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 >>

Focus on intersections

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 4:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People in the Wellington region are being encouraged – through a new road safety campaign - to sharpen up their focus at intersections by keeping their Eyes On . More >>

Weekend disruptions mean careful travel planning critical

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 2:58 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellingtonians are being warned to plan ahead in order to cope with what could be the biggest disruption to public transport the city has ever seen as thousands flock to Anzac centenary events on Friday and Saturday. Greater Wellington Regional Council ... More >>

Online survey excuse to reflect on long hot days of summer

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:27 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

People who enjoy the Wellington region’s harbours, coasts and rivers are being encouraged to participate in an online survey on recreational water quality. More >>

Options for keeping livestock from waterways to be discussed

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 1:18 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Protecting the region’s lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands from livestock damage will require an all-out effort by landowners, councils and the community. That is one of the findings of a focus group formed to work through the issues with Greater ... More >>

10 year plan for Wellington region released for consultation

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:04 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Residents from the greater Wellington region are being urged to have their say about what major projects should be funded in their communities over the next 10 years. More >>

Comment on Wellington region’s response to climate change

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:35 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking public comment on its draft Climate Change Strategy for the Wellington region. More >>

Plan to identify region’s significant wetlands

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11:23 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Significant natural wetlands will be listed in the Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington region in response to feedback from landowners and groups representing the dairy sector and other farming organisations. More >>

Draft 10 Year Plan includes fare freeze for 2015/16

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 2:47 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today voted to continue its public transport fare freeze for another year, including it into its Draft 10 Year Plan. More >>

Movin’March – coming to a school near you

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 4:25 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Registrations are open for Movin’March, a week-long celebration of children and families who walk, scoot, skate or cycle to school – and what they discover along the way. More >>

 

 

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