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Nominations to open for Pacific Advisory Group by-elections

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Nominations set to open for Wellington City Council Pacific Advisory Group by-elections Pacific people can make a difference in their community by nominating candidates from Tuvalu, Melanesia, and Micronesia next week to stand for October’s by-elections ... More >>

Town Hall Key mystery unlocked

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:31 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has hailed the return of the historic Town Hall key, which was reported stolen by police last week. More >>

Feedback sought on Council plans for growth

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 5:59 pm | Wellington City Council

An extra 50,000 people are expected to be living in Wellington City in 30 years’ time and planning is well under way to make sure the new housing and services they will need are sustainably developed in areas that will benefit the city most. More >>

Wellington Youth Council Launches Video Competition

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Youth Council is launching an exciting new video competition this week aimed at giving young people the opportunity to show the Capital through their eyes. More >>

Capital gears up for big weekend of rugby

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:56 am | Wellington City Council

With a sell-out crowd of 36,031, Saturday’s Test match between the All Blacks and South Africa at Westpac Stadium promises to make this weekend a big one for Wellington. More >>

Going for Growth in Wellington

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 3:49 pm | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council today discussed a ten year strategy for growth in the Capital that would see key economic projects delivered while maintaining existing high standards in infrastructure and services for communities. More >>

Volunteers helping to prevent crime in Wellington

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s community patrol groups and CCTV volunteers were recognised in a Mayoral function on Monday night. More >>

Coolangatta connection great news for Capital

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:00 pm | Wellington City Council

Today’s (Tuesday 9 September) announcement of regular Jetstar flights between Wellington and Australia’s Gold Coast has been welcomed with great enthusiasm by Wellington City Council. More >>

Capital eyes upgrades to a range of public assets

Monday, 8 September 2014, 5:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Reprioritising $15.3 million capital investment in publicly-owned Wellington City Council projects, ranging from street upgrades to proposals to upgrade the Zoo, the Cable Car, the Basin Reserve and the Museum of City and Sea, are to be discussed ... More >>

1,260 Wellington women who fought to vote

Monday, 8 September 2014, 4:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Justine Fletcher’s jewellery installation 1260 – Sign for Change at Toi Pōneke Gallery (25 September – 18 October) will pay tribute to 23,991 signatories of the landmark Third Suffrage Petition of 1893. Chandeliers hanging from the gallery ceiling ... More >>

Wellington’s local safety heroes recognised

Friday, 5 September 2014, 5:15 pm | Wellington City Council

Quick-thinking teenagers, brave first-aiders, resolute pedestrian advocates and a very special 6-year-old were some of the remarkable Wellingtonians honoured last night for keeping their fellow Capital residents safe. More >>

Council takes first steps towards tech precinct

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:13 pm | Wellington City Council

Council takes first steps towards tech precinct Wellington City Council today announced the first steps towards establishing a central city tech precinct – with an Expression of Interest (EOI) to be released later this month. Council is looking to kick-start ... More >>

Updated cycle lane plans reflect feedback

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:20 am | Wellington City Council

Two extra pedestrian crossings and a new set of traffic lights are among the changes now proposed as part of the plan to install safer cycle lanes along The Parade in Island Bay. More >>

Heritage Buildings Get Funds Boost

Monday, 1 September 2014, 2:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Eleven heritage building owners will receive over $200,000 from Wellington City Council’s Built Heritage Incentive fund. More >>

SHAs to boost Wellington housing supply

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 4:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council yesterday approved eight special housing areas (SHAs) and qualifying development criteria under the Wellington Housing Accord. More >>

Work to start on new look for Cenotaph plaza

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 10:55 am | Wellington City Council

Work on refurbishing the Cenotaph plaza in central Wellington is set to start next Monday (1 September). More >>

Annual Report: Wellington is in great shape

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 4:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s 2013-14 Annual Report was formally approved this afternoon – and it shows that not only are the Council’s finances healthy and prudently-managed but that the city itself is in great shape. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says the refreshed ... More >>

World-beating barbershop quartet up for APW awards

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Lifelong commitments to saving lives and soaring harmonies will be recognised this Wednesday by the Wellington City Council, when community stalwart Bill Day and world-beating barbershop quartet The Musical Island Boys receive Absolutely Positive Wellingtonian ... More >>

Artsplash - doing it for the kids for 27 years

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 9:56 am | Wellington City Council

Artsplash kicks off next month and behind the scenes of New Zealand’s biggest primary and intermediate event is the energetic Mary Prichard who has been helping to organise and coordinate it for 27 years. More >>

Robbie Whyte: Questioning the Ethics of Abstraction

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 11:04 am | Wellington City Council

Normally when you attend an art gallery you expect to see art already lining the walls. More >>

 

 

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