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International visits get results for Wellington

Monday, 20 November 2017, 3:29 pm | Wellington City Council

The Wellington premiere of a Canberra film starring Hollywood actor Billy Zane is the direct result of the sister city relationship between the two capitals, says the film’s producer, Ché Baker. More >>

Help us celebrate the launch of Regenerate Magazine

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:24 pm | Wellington City Council

On 1 December, Regenerate Magazine – which will support people struggling with homelessness and poverty - will launch on the streets of Wellington. More >>

Wellington Te Reo Policy to honour Billie Tait-Jones

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 1:05 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s proposed Te Reo Māori policy will honour Billie Tait-Jones, the organisation’s Cultural Advisor, who passed away earlier this month. More >>

‘Tis the Season to Be Festive ...

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:31 am | Wellington City Council

The festive season kicks-off this weekend with Christmas trees appearing in the capital, then Santa will be popping up all over the place, and there’ll be free events and activities happening around the city for all to enjoy. More >>

Have your say on once-in-a-generation transport plan

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 6:47 pm | Wellington City Council

Time to have your say on once-in-a-generation transport plan Wellingtonians have a once-in-a-generation chance to shape the future of their city’s transport and need to make sure their views are known, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester says in response ... More >>

Rail strike: advice for motorists

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 3:07 pm | Wellington City Council

Regular rail commuters who decide to drive in to central Wellington during tomorrow’s rail strike should be aware that parking in and around the CBD will be under considerable pressure. More >>

Time to turn our attention to our homes

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 2:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Positive steps in preparedness have been made a year on from the 7.8 earthquake that devastated Kaikoura and did serious damage to the capital – but we’ve still got a long way to go, according to Wellington City Council. More >>

Time to fine-tune plans for Evans Bay

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:30 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are being asked for further feedback on detailed plans for a two-way bike path around Evans Bay – along with proposals for several Kilbirnie and Newtown streets that will help create a connected bike network in the east. More >>

Wellington pays tribute to Billie Tait-Jones

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:58 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington is mourning the passing of Billie Tait-Jones, a long-time public servant and cultural advisor at Wellington City Council, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester says. More >>

Feedback wanted on options for new Oriental Parade path

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:26 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is inviting public feedback on two options for a new, wide shared path to make walking and biking safer and easier on Oriental Parade between Herd Street and Freyberg Pool. From today (31 October), the public can give their ... More >>

Feedback on Public Places Bylaw review sought

Monday, 30 October 2017, 11:10 am | Wellington City Council

Consultation is now open on Wellington City Council’s proposed changes to their Public Places Bylaw – which includes everything from freedom camping to cigarette butts. More >>

Wellington Sky Show set for Saturday 4 Nov

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:29 am | Wellington City Council

Ensure you have a prime view of the harbour this Saturday 4 November for New Zealand’s largest annual fireworks display – Wellington Sky Show. The famed Sky Show, which is put on by Wellington City Council with support from CentrePort, starts with a ... More >>

A Hidden Treasure exposed – launch on 2 November

Friday, 27 October 2017, 6:32 pm | Wellington City Council

A Hidden Treasure exposed – launch on 2 November Wellington is enhancing its Cultural Capital status as pedestrians walking the city’s Golden Mile are now exposed to what is thought to be the world’s first permanent outdoor electronic art gallery. ... More >>

Last chance for free cat microchipping before bylaw enacted

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 3:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Cat owners – get in quick if you still need to microchip your cat before a Wellington City bylaw makes it compulsory in February. More >>

Preferred bike path designs listed for eastern suburbs

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 9:17 am | Wellington City Council

Following public feedback last month, Wellington City Council has now listed the preferred design options for cycle routes in the eastern suburbs and prioritised which of these will go forward for formal consultation from 13 November. During September, ... More >>

Wellington City Council reappoints Chief Executive

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 2:23 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has agreed to reappoint its Chief Executive Kevin Lavery, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More >>

Inaugural Wellington Heritage Week goes down in history

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:38 am | Wellington City Council

We’re proud supporters of the inaugural Wellington Heritage Week, which will showcase the history of the capital through events, tours, exhibitions, and behind the scenes sneak peeks from 23-29 October. More >>

Council supports sleepover to address homelessness

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:53 pm | Wellington City Council

This weekend, Wellington City Council will be supporting the 14 Hours Homeless event to help raise funds while shining a light on the plight of the one in 100 Kiwis currently homeless in New Zealand. More >>

Statement from Diane Calvert re Karori Campus

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:51 pm | Wellington City Council

Victoria University, Wellington (VUW) recently advised they have put the whole of the Karori Campus site, (excluding the carparking area purchased by Wellington City Council for the Karori Swimming Pool) on the open market with tenders closing in ... More >>

New Wellington City Council portfolio responsibilities

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has completed a reshuffle of councillor portfolios following Paul Eagle’s election to Parliament and resignation from Council. More >>



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