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Mayoral Forum backs runway extension plan

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 1:06 pm | Wellington City Council

The Wellington region Mayoral Forum has given a significant boost to planning for a 350-metre extension to Wellington Airport’s runway. More >>

More Wellington kids riding bikes

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 5:07 pm | Wellington City Council

In 1990, New Zealand primary school children were biking an average of 28 minutes per week. Today, it is less than 5 minutes per week - with many children not getting to ride a bike at all. More >>

Another bumper weekend in Wellington

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 10:35 am | Wellington City Council

It’s the final party of summer; CubaDupa hits Wellington’s Cuba Precinct 28–29 March transforming iconic Cuba Street into a magical playground of adventure, light, sound and taste. More >>

Capital celebrates new Chinese Corner

Monday, 23 March 2015, 12:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Capital celebrates new Chinese Corner The thriving relationship between China and New Zealand’s Capital takes another positive step forward with the establishment of a Chinese Corner at the Wellington Central Library. Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown ... More >>

Te Kopahou entranceway on south coast wins NZILA Award

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 4:14 pm | Wellington City Council

The entranceway and visitor centre at the Te Kopahou Reserve on Wellington’s south coast has won the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects’ George Malcolm Supreme Award for its outstanding design and execution. More >>

Council agrees to revise alcohol policy

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors agreed at yesterday’s Community, Sport and Recreation Committee meeting not to appeal the recent decision of the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority where aspects of Council’s provisional Local Alcohol Policy ... More >>

Council places strict limits on sale of legal highs

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Community, Sport and Recreation Committee today agreed on where psychoactive substances will be sold in Wellington – when they come back onto the market. More >>

Pokies policy up for review

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s policy covering non-casino gaming machines – or pokie machines and gambling at TABs – is up for review. More >>

Backing the BLACKCAPS is the Wellington way

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 4:06 pm | Wellington City Council

The ICC Cricket World Cup has seen Wellington become a hive of activity over the past month, and with the BLACKCAPS taking on West Indies in the quarter final this Saturday, the city is preparing for another big week. More >>

WWI Remembered: A Light and Sound Show

Friday, 13 March 2015, 12:25 pm | Wellington City Council

World War I – including the Gallipoli campaign, the Anzac relationship, and our history of conflict, resolution and peacekeeping – will come to life with a spectacular light show, 7pm to 10pm each night from 18 to 25 April at Pukeahu National War Memorial ... More >>

Toi Pōneke jeweller-in-residence turns trade to treasure

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 1:52 pm | Wellington City Council

Emerging contemporary jeweller Fran Carter has been selected as this year’s Whitireia artist-in-residence at the Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and is on the lookout for your unwanted jewellery. More >>

Bus tunnel closed this weekend

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 12:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Bus tunnel closed this weekend Hataitai bus tunnel will be closed this weekend, which means changes for some bus users. More >>

Wellington City raises flag for Commonwealth

Friday, 6 March 2015, 1:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Next Monday, 9 March, Wellington City Councillor Mark Peck, will be raising the Commonwealth flag in acknowledgement of Commonwealth Day. More >>

Walk and talk with the Mayor next Wednesday

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:26 am | Wellington City Council

A free breakfast and the ear of the Mayor are on offer next Wednesday as part of Walk2Work Day when Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown joins fellow Wellingtonians for a commute on foot. The Mayor is celebrating Parks Week and Walk2Work day by leading ... More >>

Wellington's 'big deal': 10-year investment package

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington's 'big deal': 10-year investment package to grow Capital An ambitious investment package to grow the Capital's economy beyond the next decade has been approved for consultation by the Wellington City Council as the centerpiece of its ... More >>

Death of Envirowaste staff member

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 9:28 am | Wellington City Council

Statement from Wellington City Council CEO, Kevin Lavery, regarding the death of Envirowaste staff member We are all deeply distressed at the news of the death of the Envirowaste staff member and our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. More >>

Live, work, exhibit in Beijing – this could be you

Monday, 2 March 2015, 3:04 pm | Wellington City Council

It’s that time of year again; Wellington City Council and the Asia New Zealand Foundation are calling for proposals from artists to take part in a residency at Beijing’s Red Gate Gallery, an international centre for artists. More >>

Speed networking for Capital’s Absolutely Positive Students

Monday, 2 March 2015, 11:37 am | Wellington City Council

Speed networking for Capital’s Absolutely Positive Students Wellington students who were recognised for exemplary community spirit by Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s Absolutely Positively Student Awards will meet civic leaders next week in an event ... More >>

Pop-up forest kicks off Parks Week

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:11 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are in for a surprise on their daily commute – Wellington City Council is bringing the bush to the city for a day to launch Parks Week 2015 (7-15 March). More >>

Wellington City Council joins calls for TPPA benefits

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 8:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has voted to join nine other councils around the country in urging the Government to ensure the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership and Free Trade Agreement (TPPA) protects New Zealand’s interests and does not jeopardise ... More >>

 

 

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