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Capital’s Anzac Parade deserves praise

Friday, 24 April 2015, 3:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has praised everyone involved in today’s Anzac Parade through the Capital. The Anzac Parade travelled from Parliament through Central Wellington to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. The Mayor joined descendants of ... More >>

Television reappears on city streets and poster hoardings

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 2:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Broadcast television imagery will make a fleeting appearance on city streets from Newtown to the CBD in Free Association. The photographic poster project by artist Richard Shepherd invites the public to look again at the visions shaping our sense ... More >>

More Council funding for community initiatives

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 2:51 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Community Sport and Recreation Committee has approved funding from its Social and Recreation Fund for 28 community groups. More >>

Wellington Anzac events – what you need to know

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 2:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Saturday’s Anzac Day services and the commemoration parade tomorrow will disrupt travel around and through Wellington’s CBD. We are expecting big crowds and therefore people going to these events are asked to plan ahead, allow extra time for travel ... More >>

Step change approved to help homeless people

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 2:32 pm | Wellington City Council

At the Community, Sport and Recreation Committee meeting, Councillors approved contract funding (from 1 July 2015) totalling over $1million for 16 organisations who deliver community and social services throughout Wellington. The funding includes contracts ... More >>

Native Birds At Risk from Ongoing Vandalism

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 10:23 am | Wellington City Council

Traps set to catch predators and protect Wellington’s native birds are being deliberately vandalised. More >>

Wellington Tech Hub one step closer

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 2:03 pm | Wellington City Council

The go-to place for Wellington’s innovative tech community to connect, collaborate and generate new and exciting ideas is a step closer with the establishment of a Tech Hub by Wellington City Council. More >>

Wellington Celebrates Earth Day

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:25 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington is celebrating the 45th anniversary of International Earth Day with a range of events including planting of over 500 trees and holding environmental workshops. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, says, “We’re committed to the philosophy of Earth Day ... More >>

Consultation on proposed public verandahs bylaw

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:43 am | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council Transport and Urban Development Committee agreed last week to a draft verandahs bylaw that will go to public consultation from 8 May. More >>

Have your say on the Council’s Pokies policy

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:26 am | 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 >>

Wellingtonians – plan for Anzac events

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:35 pm | Wellington City Council

Anzac Day services and the commemoration parade, the day before, will disrupt travel around and through Wellington’s CBD next Friday and Saturday. We are expecting big crowds and therefore people going to these events are asked to plan ahead, allow ... More >>

Route to Roseneath gets stronger and safer

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 3:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Strengthening work is under way at the far end of Oriental Bay to safeguard the main route to Roseneath and one of the city’s more significant engineering achievements. More >>

Leonie Gill Pathway to connect community

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:54 am | Wellington City Council

An official opening ceremony is planned in Kilbirnie this Sunday 19 April at 3pm to celebrate and name the new walking and biking path which connects to local schools and retail centres across the suburb. The pathway will be named in memory of former ... More >>

Wellingtonians showing their love for two wheels

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:09 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians showing their love for two wheels More Wellingtonians are getting into the saddle, with recent surveys showing record numbers of people commuting by bike. The Wellington City Council Transport Monitoring Survey 2015 shows that cycling ... More >>

Takapu Valley, Tawa road plans opposed by City Council

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:11 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has voted against proposals by the New Zealand Transport Agency to build a new link road through the rural Takapu Valley or to widen the Porirua motorway through Tawa, while explicitly supporting the proposed Petone-to-Grenada ... More >>

New Sister City for Capital honours Anzac links

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 5:07 pm | Wellington City Council

One hundred years after their people met as foes on the battleground of Gallipoli, Wellington, New Zealand and Çanakkale, Turkey will formally symbolise a friendly future. More >>

Wellington Brass Band Claims Australian Title

Friday, 10 April 2015, 3:16 pm | Wellington City Council

WELLINGTON Brass Band has gone some way to balancing the ledger in trans Tasman rivalry, winning the Australian National Brass Band Championships in Sydney over Easter weekend. More >>

Parking Sensor Trial: Pay and Simply Walk Away

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 5:33 pm | Wellington City Council

The mad dash back to the car to feed the parking meter may be a thing of the past if a trial of smart parking sensor technology in Wellington is successful. More >>

Council acts for Capital's housing supply

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 3:46 pm | Wellington City Council

Thirteen further sites to enable housing development in Wellington have been approved for consideration by Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith as part of the Housing Accord. The City Council entered into a Housing Accord with Government in June 2014 ... More >>

8 days left – second ‘virtual’ ward meeting tonight

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:42 pm | Wellington City Council

With consultation on Wellington City Council’s draft 10-Year Plan closing on 17 April, Wellingtonians now have just over a week left to have their say on the ambitious programme to grow the Capital's economy over the next decade. More >>

 

 

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