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E-scooters to be trialled on Wellington streets

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 5:00 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has decided to proceed with a trial of the city’s first electric scooter share scheme. Councillors on the City Strategy Committee today voted 10-3 in favour of the trial which will initially last six months, but can be extended ... More >>

Go by bike day celebrates growing pedal power

Monday, 11 February 2019, 3:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Go by bike day this Wednesday 13 February will celebrate the growing number of Wellingtonians who are choosing to make some trips by bike. More >>

Te reo Māori embrace for Te Matatini

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 3:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians will be encouraged to give te reo Māori a go this month with a new Wellington City Council campaign supported by Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori and more than 50 businesses in the central city. More >>

Councils say don’t ride your luck

Monday, 28 January 2019, 1:02 pm | Wellington City Council

Councils in the Wellington region are urging motorcycle riders attending the Burt Munro challenge in February to take their time as they travel south. For the third year in a row, riders waiting to board Cook Strait ferries on their way down to the ... More >>

Council grants fun in the sun

Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:45 am | Wellington City Council

Every year Wellington City Council supports hundreds of arts, cultural and community events and projects – and many of them are now part of the summer calendar for everyone to enjoy. More >>

You can’t beat Wellington on Waitangi Day

Friday, 25 January 2019, 9:02 am | Wellington City Council

Celebrate our national day, Te Rā o Waitangi, on Wednesday 6 February along Wellington’s Ara Moana waterfront with kai, kapa haka and live music – including legendary local group The Black Seeds. More >>

A taste of the Pacific is coming to the capital

Monday, 14 January 2019, 1:17 pm | Wellington City Council

The annual Wellington Pasifika Festival will be showcasing the sights, sounds, and flavours of the Pacific at Odlins Plaza on Saturday 19 January – and everyone’s welcome/afio mai/bula/ulu tons mai/kia orana/welkam. More >>

Follow The Pink Line | Whai Mai Te Rārangi Māwhero

Friday, 11 January 2019, 11:21 am | Wellington City Council

A vinyl laminate pink line and decals are being installed along the waterfront as part of the build-up to next month’s Performance Arcade 2019 Festival , acting as a navigational tool from the Wellington Railway Station to Oriental Bay. More >>

Cobham Drive lizards on the move

Friday, 11 January 2019, 10:09 am | Wellington City Council

Work to develop the new walking and biking paths along Cobham Drive will soon be ramping up – but first efforts are being made to relocate lizards living in the construction zone. More >>

Courtenay Central – update from Wellington City Council

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 4:39 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council senior staff have been kept informed over the past few days by representatives of Reading New Zealand about Reading’s decision to close the Courtenay Central site last weekend. More >>

Rita Angus going up the wall

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 12:05 pm | Wellington City Council

Next week, well-known street artist Askew One starts work on a large scale tribute mural of one of New Zealand’s most loved artist Rita Angus on a building in Bond Street. More >>

Council gets engaged

Monday, 31 December 2018, 11:16 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has been very engaged this year with 29 public consultations, 23 public notices, on-going project work with community groups, a big shift to online submissions, and an award winning design campaign – we asked, you spoke, and we ... More >>

Wellington ready for a spell of Gardens Magic

Friday, 28 December 2018, 11:42 am | Wellington City Council

Gardens Magic is ready to weave a spell over the capital with three weeks of the iconic free concert series returning to the Wellington Botanic Garden Soundshell to showcase the sounds of Aotearoa’s best and brightest. More >>

Grass flush has mowing crews working hard in Wellington

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:12 am | Wellington City Council

A perfect combination of warm temperatures and rain has combined to produce prodigious grass growth in Wellington. As residents with big lawns and grass berms will have learned in the past few weeks, the grass has been growing at an exhaustingly-rapid ... More >>

Council focuses on the big issues with latest funding round

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:11 am | Wellington City Council

The Council recently approved over $300,000 in grants to 59 organisations and community groups with a strong focus on culture, the environment, sustainability and addressing some of the big issues concerning Wellingtonians – homelessness, street begging, ... More >>

Light plane crash, Raglan

Monday, 17 December 2018, 3:47 pm | Wellington City Council

Police are responding to a light plane crash in Raglan. The incident occurred near East Street about 3.20pm. Further information will be released when it becomes available. ENDS More >>

Wellington City Council makes the top ten top ten lists

Monday, 17 December 2018, 3:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Santa’s busy making lists around this time of year, so we’ve made a few of our own – they’re all nice… mostly! More >>

Wellington to forge ahead with Convention Centre

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 1:39 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have voted to proceed with a Five Greenstar Convention and Exhibition Centre (CEC) which will give a major boost to the local economy, create hundreds of jobs and provide stimulus for further regeneration in that part of the ... More >>

New Oriental Bay paths open for use

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 4:09 pm | Wellington City Council

New bike and foot paths designed to provide more space for people in busy Oriental Bay were today blessed by Taranaki whānui, and officially opened by Minister of Transport Phil Twyford and Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter. More >>

Vote on Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Vote on Convention and Exhibition Centre next week Wellington City Council will next week decide whether to proceed with a new Convention and Exhibition Centre. More >>



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