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Solution for Island Bay Cycleway launched

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:38 am | Wellington City Council

A compromise solution for the layout of The Parade will be proposed by Wellington City Councillors this week. The proposed new layout will have a dedicated cycleway between the footpath and the kerb at the same height, with cars once again parking ... More >>

Wellington City Council united on housing reform plan

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:53 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today voted unanimously to undertake the largest reform of the city’s housing policies in decades. The Council’s City Strategy Committee voted to adopt the recommendations of the Mayor’s Taskforce on Housing, which include ... More >>

Wellington City Council united on housing reform plan

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:34 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today voted unanimously to undertake the largest reform of the city’s housing policies in decades. More >>

Council grants support social good in the city

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:07 am | Wellington City Council

The Council recently approved almost a quarter-of-a-million dollars in grants to 48 diverse projects around the city – from underwater awareness to undergrowth activists. More >>

Me Heke Ki Pōneke

Monday, 11 September 2017, 4:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Photo: Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and Chief Executive of Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori Ngahiwi Apanui, wearing ‘kia ora te reo Māori’ tee-shirts. The Anchor Stone sculpture is by artist Ra Vincent, 2004. The sculpture was donated by the Wellington ... More >>

Talking about the birds and bees (and cats and livestock)

Monday, 11 September 2017, 10:59 am | Wellington City Council

If you love your pet, enjoy walking your llama to the dairy, or want to be a beekeeper – then we want to hear from you. More >>

Fledgling food businesses earn their wings

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:04 am | Wellington City Council

Foodie stars of the future have won free expert mentoring from foodie stars of today with the Wellington Good Food Boost programme winners announced last night. More >>

Island Bay cycleway submissions - update

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 4:43 pm | Wellington City Council

Work is continuing on the analysis of the 3763 submissions received on proposed options for a revamp of the cycleway on The Parade, Island Bay. More >>

Parking fee increase in central Wellington

Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:48 am | Wellington City Council

Parking fees in central Wellington increase from $4 to $4.50 per hour from today (Monday 4 September). The fee rise of 50 cents an hour will affect the area bounded by Bunny Street, Lambton Quay, Bowen Street, The Terrace, Boulcott Street, Willis ... More >>

Shelly Bay public submissions published

Friday, 1 September 2017, 4:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Shelly Bay public submissions published Public submissions have been published today on the proposed sale and lease of Wellington City Council land at Shelly Bay to enable the development of housing and public space. About 1000 people and organisations ... More >>

Bad weather overnight

Friday, 1 September 2017, 8:47 am | Wellington City Council

Persistent rain and winds overnight have brought down slips and trees in various parts of Wellington – and commuters are asked to take care on their way to work this morning. More >>

Open days a chance to help shape bike plans for the east

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 1:21 pm | Wellington City Council

With work on Cobham Drive about to get under way – it’s time for the wider community to help shape proposals to connect the two-way cycleway with the harbour route to the city, the gateway to Miramar and other parts of the eastern suburbs. More >>

Trenching work on Waterloo Quay ahead of schedule

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 9:45 am | Wellington City Council

Trenching work this week on Waterloo Quay – one of the main routes into Wellington’s CBD – is progressing much more quickly than scheduled – meaning the expected lane closures and traffic disruptions this weekend will not happen. More >>

Region’s Mayors Work on Wellington Indoor Arena Proposal

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 8:36 am | Wellington City Council

A new indoor arena for Wellington is a step closer today, with mayors instructing the region’s economic development agency to begin work towards a business case for the project. More >>

Truck crash near Wellington Airport - delays for traffic

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 4:55 pm | Wellington City Council

A truck has rolled on the Cobham Drive-Calabar Road roundabout at the northern end of Wellington Airport in the past hour – and the citybound side of the roundabout is down to one lane. There are extensive delays for traffic heading to the city from ... More >>

Rental Warrant of Fitness for Wellington app launches

Monday, 28 August 2017, 9:11 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness (WoF) scheme is now live, and bookings for assessments can be made via the Council’s website. More >>

Aro Valley gully rejoins the Town Belt

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 2:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has voted to purchase a 4220 square-metre piece of former Town Belt in the Aro Valley from the Crown, the Council’s Natural Environment Portfolio Leader, Councillor Peter Gilberd, has announced. “Wellingtonians love our Town ... More >>

Ngaio Gorge closures next week

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 2:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is planning to close Ngaio Gorge Road next Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 August during off-peak hours (9am to 4pm) to enable the safe removal of loose material on the slopes around the slip sites. More >>

Wellington’s economy going from strength to strengt

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 12:51 pm | Wellington City Council

The good days keep on coming for Wellington, with strong economic growth and a falling unemployment rate. According to the Infometrics Quarterly Economic Update, economic growth increased to 2.5% in the year to June, up from 2.2% in the year to March. ... More >>

Introducing The Discovery Garden

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:15 am | Wellington City Council

Introducing The Discovery Garden – Te Kaapuia o Te Waoku, we are all part of nature More >>



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