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Congratulations to NZ Bus on its cycle friendly win

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A bus company winning a national cycle friendly award is an extremely positive sign for road safety and deserves celebrating, says Fran Wilde, Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council and the Regional Transport Committee. More >>

More work needed to get kids out of cars

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 1:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

More work needed to get kids out of cars and into active modes of travel More >>

Safer Boating Week - 17-24 October

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:14 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington Harbour is a busy shipping port as well as a popular recreational area so safe boating practises are a must for the safety of all harbour users. More >>

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 4:03 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today voted to combine its economic development activities with Wellington City Council’s economic development activities - establishing the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA). More >>

GWRC’s Annual Report highlights the wide variety of work

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:46 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Greater Wellington Regional Council 2013/14 Annual Report, adopted today, highlights the wide variety of the work undertaken by the council. More >>

Economic analysis of runway extension is a positive first step

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 12:57 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Regional Council Chair Fran Wilde has welcomed the economic analysis of an airport runway extension as a significant step in the debate about the proposed project. More >>

Spring is in the air and so is pollen

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:07 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Spring is in the air and so is the pollen that delivers hay fever, dusty cars and yellow sludge on the water. More >>

Rahui returns to protect Banded Dotterel at Pencarrow

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 4:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The yellow area in the map shows the extent of the rahui near the entrance to Lake Kohangapiripiri. More >>

Council calls for community involvement in Long Term Plan

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:14 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is calling for community input into its Long Term Plan (LTP) to help shape its work programme over the coming decade. The LTP sets out the projects the council will undertake, what services it will provide and ... More >>

Wellington – the region of Sexy Zen Drivers

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 10:25 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington – the region of Sexy Zen Drivers There’s a new way of driving in Wellington – the Sexy Zen way. And you can learn how in three short videos. The videos have been produced by Greater Wellington Regional Council as a novel way of encouraging ... More >>

Certainty of Transmission Gully Motorway great news

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 2:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

“Getting the green light for the Transmission Gully Motorway is a much needed shot in the arm for the Wellington region” says Fran Wilde, Chair of the regional Council and the Wellington Regional Transport Committee. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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