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Stage set for Movie Museum consultation

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:33 am | Wellington City Council

Stage set for Movie Museum consultation Wellington City residents have the opportunity to play their part, have their say, and write their lines to the story that will bring a combined Movie Museum and Convention Centre to the Capital. The public consultation ... More >>

Zephyrometer up moving and improved

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 12:54 pm | Wellington City Council

Zephyrometer up moving and improved The Evans Bay Zephyrometer sculpture, which was blowing low in very high winds last month, has been repaired and is moving freely again. Wellington City Council’s Public Arts Project Officer, Victoria Bennett, ... More >>

Cricket Series Tied But Waitangi Day Win for Wellington

Sunday, 7 February 2016, 3:25 pm | Wellington City Council

Yesterday’s cricket one day international, where Australia won, creating a series tie between New Zealand and Australia, is a win for Wellington’s economy on a busy Waitangi weekend. More >>

Drainage laterals: bring them back in-house?

Saturday, 6 February 2016, 5:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Drainage laterals: bring them back in-house? Wellington City Council’s Environment Committee will next week (Thursday 11 February) consider a proposal that the Council accept ownership of, and responsibility for, the repair and renewal of private sewerage ... More >>

Wellington’s sister city backs ‘Save the Nix’ campaign

Friday, 5 February 2016, 11:37 am | Wellington City Council

Saving Phoenix’s place in the Australian Football Federation competition A-League has been given a boost by the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore. “I have been working hard to support the Wellington Phoenix and I am delighted my fellow Mayor ... More >>

Scots College Parade could cause significant delays

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 3:45 pm | Wellington City Council

The Scots College 100 Centennial Parade will be winding its way through town tomorrow, 5 February, from 9.15am to 10am blocking intersections and lanes. More >>

Everybody’s pathway to enjoy

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:00 am | Wellington City Council

Everybody’s pathway to enjoy A person on a bicycle slowing for a child in a penguin suit is one of the humorous scenarios in Wellington City Council’s shared pathway courtesy campaign on the waterfront. Large footpath stickers and posters carry simple ... More >>

Wellington welcomes the ultra-exclusive Azamara Quest

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:54 pm | Wellington City Council

The exclusive six-star cruise liner Azamara Quest makes its first visit to Wellington tomorrow, Thursday. The boutique luxury ship holds around 700 guests, with all of the staterooms (cabins) being butler serviced. Councillor Jo Coughlan, Chair for ... More >>

Big cycling, traffic changes for Hutt Road

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:41 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s busiest cycle route, and one of its busiest bus corridors, will be made safer and more efficient with a new cycleway and transport improvements planned for the Hutt Road between Ngauranga and the central city. Work is scheduled to start ... More >>

Waitangi Day Wellington – it’s a family affair

Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:53 pm | Wellington City Council

This year, Te Rā o Waitangi is going to be bigger than ever. Presented by Wellington City Council, the annual celebration will be hosted by popular MC Frankie Stevens, with DJ Ayesha keeping the good vibes rolling throughout the day. More >>

Funding open for smart initiatives to reduce waste

Monday, 1 February 2016, 12:06 pm | Wellington City Council

Innovative Wellingtonians can now apply for funding to get their waste reduction initiatives off the ground, with applications for the latest round of the Waste Minimisation Seed Fund opening today. More >>

Have a say on the Council’s car share plans

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 1:07 pm | Wellington City Council

From this week, Wellingtonians can give feedback on a draft Council policy designed to support car share schemes. More >>

Mayor looks forward to Oscar-qualifying festival

Friday, 22 January 2016, 4:53 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is thrilled Doc Edge, New Zealand’s Documentary Edge festival, has become an Oscar-qualifying festival, with its top films eligible for Academy Award nominations. Documentaries which win Best International Short or ... More >>

Council pleased at Environment Court call

Friday, 22 January 2016, 1:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s City Planning Manager, Warren Ulusele, says he is pleased the Environment Court has today ordered the removal of a fence and ‘play structure’ at the centre of a long-running dispute between neighbours in Roseneath. The Environment ... More >>

GoShift starts building-consent revolution

Friday, 22 January 2016, 1:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Twenty one councils around central New Zealand have signed up to GoShift – a programme to standardise and simplify the building consenting process. GoShift is a partnership between central and local government to improve performance, consistency and service ... More >>

Karori Chapel’s stained glass windows to be restored

Friday, 22 January 2016, 12:37 pm | Wellington City Council

The Karori Cemetery chapels and crematorium are being earthquake strengthened as part of the Wellington City Council’s initiative to make Wellington stronger and safer – with work planned to start in March. More >>

Wellington City Leads on Reducing Emissions

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 4:47 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Leads on Reducing Emissions Wellington has become the first city in New Zealand and the second city in the world, following Beijing, to launch a 2050 Energy Calculator. It will allow Wellingtonians to explore how energy and transport ... More >>

The sky’s the limit at Meridian Kids Magic

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 4:45 pm | Wellington City Council

The sky’s the limit at Meridian Kids Magic Saturday’s free event Meridian Kids Magic is all about the kids – whatever age they are! Head up to the Soundshell in the Botanic Garden from 11am and enjoy a fantastical kids’ day out with plenty ... More >>

Wellington welcomes key Singapore service

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 3:02 pm | Wellington City Council

The new air route linking Wellington and Singapore is an exciting development with enormous potential for the city and region. Wellington’s Deputy Mayor, Justin Lester, says improving Wellington’s international connectivity has been a priority for ... More >>

Get a taste of the Pacific on your doorstep

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 10:51 am | Wellington City Council

Get a taste of the Pacific on your doorstep Travel throughout the Pacific and experience the sights, sounds and flavours of Fiji, Niue, Tonga, Samoa, Tokelau, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, New Zealand and Hawaii – right here in Wellington, ... More >>



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