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Sunday markets get on board with bags

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 3:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Punters at Wellington’s waterfront markets will be offered free reusable shopping bags as an alternative to plastic bags this Sunday 23 July, thanks to a collaborative effort between the market and Wellington City Council. More >>

Belgian Ambassador unveils plaque for WW1 heroine

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:22 pm | Wellington City Council

First World War Queen Elisabeth Medal recipient Elizabeth Pinfold will be honoured this Friday with the unveiling of a plaque by the Belgian Ambassador, His Excellency Jean-Luc Bodson, at her restored grave in Karori Cemetery. More >>

Cable Car closed next week for annual maintenance

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 1:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Cable Car closed next week for annual maintenance Wellington’s Cable Car will be out of action for a week from next Monday 24 July for scheduled annual maintenance. The Cable Car will resume service on Monday 31 July. For people who would normally ... More >>

Outdoor dining fees go free for smokefree

Monday, 17 July 2017, 12:07 pm | Wellington City Council

As of 1 July the Wellington City Council adopted an initiative to encourage cafes, bars and restaurants with outdoor dining areas to go smokefree by offering free outdoor dining licence fees for 2017-2018. More >>

More slips, Lyall Bay sand, and Seatoun road closure

Friday, 14 July 2017, 12:01 pm | Wellington City Council

More large slips have been reported around Wellington this morning: More >>

Storm update – beware of slips

Friday, 14 July 2017, 8:33 am | Wellington City Council

14 July 2017 Storm update – beware of slips A number of substantial slips are blocking or partially blocking several roads around Wellington this morning. Motorists are warned to take care on all roads around the city as there could be slips or fallen ... More >>

Tie your trampolines down, sports – it’s windy

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:14 pm | Wellington City Council

It’s probably too late today – given that several trampolines are already in trees, wrapped around lampposts or probably causing a shipping hazard in Wellington Harbour. But a frustrated Wellington Regional Civil Defence Controller, Bruce Pepperell, ... More >>

Major delays in western and northern suburbs

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:32 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is warning that extensive traffic delays are occurring in the Ngaio, Khandallah, Johnsonville and at Tawa as traffic is diverted away from the Ngauranga Gorge following the landslide early this afternoon. More >>

New Children’s Hospital a generous and outstanding offer

Monday, 10 July 2017, 4:38 pm | Wellington City Council

A new purpose-built children’s hospital will make a big difference to the families in our region who unfortunately need its service, Acting Wellington Mayor Paul Eagle says. More >>

America’s Cup parade: what you need to know

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:22 pm | Wellington City Council

America’s Cup parade: what you need to know Get in early and grab a great vantage point – and let the youngsters get in front – that’s the advice of acting Wellington Mayor Paul Eagle on the eve of the big America’s Cup victory parade through the ... More >>

Council giving shirt off its back to save the planet

Monday, 10 July 2017, 12:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is proud to announce a new partnership with Council grant recipient The Formary, which will see staff uniforms diverted from the rubbish heap and transformed into reusable fabrics, textiles, and feed stock. More >>

Gold Awards show a city on a roll

Friday, 7 July 2017, 1:23 pm | Wellington City Council

The outstanding business talent and acumen saluted at last night’s Gold Awards shows the energy and excitement of a capital city on a roll, Acting Mayor Paul Eagle says. More >>

Wellington to welcome America’s Cup team on Tuesday

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 3:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Peter Burling and the victorious Emirates Team New Zealand – and, of course, the Auld Mug – will parade through Wellington on Tuesday 11 July. Acting Wellington Mayor Paul Eagle says the lunchtime parade will give people from central New Zealand ... More >>

Wellington job ads soar as strong economy rolls on

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 1:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s strong run of economic growth has continued , with June having the highest growth in job ads for the past 15 months, Acting Wellington Mayor Paul Eagle says. More >>

Landfill open for ‘Bags in the Wild’ experience

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 2:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Landfill open for ‘Bags in the Wild’ experience Wellington’s Southern Landfill is inviting interested locals to book a tour at its Happy Valley premises to see plastic bags ‘in the wild’ as part of the Wellington City Council’s line-up ... More >>

Council funding to encourage bike-friendly districts

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 1:29 pm | Wellington City Council

A small Wellington organisation that is encouraging local businesses to set up bike-friendly business districts is the main recipient of a 2017 grant from Wellington City Council’s Communities on Bikes fund. More >>

Waste levy changes wouldn’t cost the earth

Monday, 3 July 2017, 1:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has welcomed the release of the Waste Levy Review from Associate Minister for the Environment, Scott Simpson. This coincides with the release of a report addressing how a waste levy could really make a positive impact on environmental ... More >>

Council welcomes new quake legislation

Monday, 3 July 2017, 1:17 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has welcomed new earthquake-prone building legislation that came into force on 1 July and which will in time mean that Wellington becomes more secure in the event of a significant earthquake. More >>

Have your say on proposals for new waterfront building

Monday, 3 July 2017, 9:28 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is inviting public submissions on a proposal to develop a building on Site 9, North Kumutoto – the last proposed development in this part of the waterfront. More >>

Travel reminders as Capital set for Lions showdown

Friday, 30 June 2017, 4:18 pm | Wellington City Council

If you’re planning to travel across Wellington tomorrow (Saturday), including to sports or other activities, Wellingtonians are advised to leave much earlier than normal. The city will be extremely busy with traffic and rugby fans – and the going ... More >>

 

 

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