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‘Council writes off tenants’ bad debt’: Clarification

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 1:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Clarification re today’s DomPost story (front page) headed ‘Council writes off tenants’ bad debt’. A note of clarification for those who have made inquiries about the above story. The intro claims “Wellington City Council is writing off ... More >>

Sing for MS – Wednesday 27 May

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:02 pm | Wellington City Council

People living with multiple sclerosis, their families and friends will be pleased to know that this year, for the first time, Wellington is to be part of World MS Day on Wednesday 27 May. A community singalong is to be held from 12.30 pm to 3 pm ... More >>

Mayor honours Capital’s Crete connection

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Today, Wellington City Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has honoured the Capital’s close connections with the Greek community at a wreath-laying service for the Battle of Crete. More >>

Wellington’s Fever Pitch welcomes the world

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 3:23 pm | Wellington City Council

This year, Wellington is one of seven cities hosting the second biggest football tournament in the world – FIFA U-20 World Cup – and we plan to give the teams a warm welcome to the Fever Pitch in Civic Square. More >>

Mayor honours Capital’s Crete connection

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 2:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Mayor honours Capital’s Crete connection Today, Wellington City Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has honoured the Capital’s close connections with the Greek community at a wreath-laying service for the Battle of Crete. The Mayor joined Defence Minister Craig Foss and ... More >>

Plan to bring forward flood mitigation spending in Capital

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:53 am | Wellington City Council

A proposal to bring forward $8 million in flood mitigation spending – prompted by the three severe rainstorms that have hit the capital in the past month – is to be recommended as part of Wellington City Council’s 10-year Plan. Wellington ... More >>

Feed them, don’t eat them – local eels at risk

Monday, 18 May 2015, 2:47 pm | Wellington City Council

18 May 2015 Feed them, don’t eat them – local eels at risk Hannah Steel, a local resident, was recently feeding the eels when she noticed that a local favourite had a hook in its snout. “My partner and I often head down to Wilton’s Bush to feed ... More >>

Brighter nights ahead for Cuba Mall

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:37 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s famous Bucket Fountain will soon look almost as colourful by night as it does by day thanks to a street light upgrade that will make Cuba Mall much lighter and brighter. More >>

Call WCC if you need a place to stay

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 8:14 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor, Celia Wade-Brown, says people should ring Wellington City Council if they are stuck in the city tonight and can’t find any other alternative accommodation. More >>

More heavy rain is on its way to Wellington

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 5:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Rain forecasts show more heavy falls are expected in the Wellington region in the next 24 hours. More >>

Embassy Theatre will remain open during maintenance work

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 1:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Maintenance work has begun on the historic Embassy Theatre to replace windows and plaster, maintain the canopy, and give the building a heritage-approved exterior paint job. Work is expected to run through to the end of September. All businesses ... More >>

Council response to Wellington flooding events

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 8:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington was today hit by the second severe rainstorm in a fortnight. Rainfall gauges indicate today’s deluge, which caused flooding from Khandallah to Kilbirnie, was a 1-in-30-year event. The 28 April event was even more intense, with a 1-in-80-year ... More >>

Wellington welcomes earthquake building changes

Monday, 11 May 2015, 9:33 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has welcomed proposed changes to the way earthquake-prone buildings are treated by the Government today. More >>

Community activist recognised in civic awards

Friday, 8 May 2015, 12:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Pauline Swann will have her diverse services to Wellington recognised this Wednesday by Wellington City Council when she is given an Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Award. Pauline joined Save the Children New Zealand in 1967 and has been a member ... More >>

Consultation has opened on proposed public verandahs bylaw

Friday, 8 May 2015, 11:36 am | Wellington City Council

Public consultation begins today on the proposed bylaw for Structures in Public Places – Verandahs agreed to last month by the Wellington City Council Transport and Urban Development Committee. Feedback can be submitted at wellington.govt.nz/verandahs ... More >>

Arts projects boosted by Council investment

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 12:37 pm | Wellington City Council

30 arts projects totalling $100,239 were supported through the Arts and Culture Fund at Council’s Economic Growth and Arts Committee last week. More >>

Prince Harry Welcomed to the Capital

Monday, 4 May 2015, 4:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Prince Harry will honour the Anzac spirit in Wellington, during his first ever visit to New Zealand. More >>

TechnologyOne to deliver new IT system

Friday, 1 May 2015, 4:40 pm | Wellington City Council

Following a robust and open procurement process, TechnologyOne has been confirmed as the supplier for Wellington City Council’s new core IT system. The Council will introduce TechnologyOne’s OneCouncil software product, which is a ready-made, off-the-shelf ... More >>

Historic Truby King house for lease: great gardens and view

Friday, 1 May 2015, 1:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is looking for a potential tenant to lease the historically significant Truby King House, which is located within the quiet surrounds of Truby King Park in Melrose, one of Wellington’s Botanic Gardens. Grab the once-in-a-lifetime ... More >>

Help us help Switched On Bikes

Friday, 1 May 2015, 1:52 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors are getting behind Switched On Bikes – and encouraging Wellingtonians to help launch its electric bike hire and tour project by donating to its PledgeMe campaign. More >>



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