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Wellington City raises flag for Commonwealth

Friday, 6 March 2015, 1:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Next Monday, 9 March, Wellington City Councillor Mark Peck, will be raising the Commonwealth flag in acknowledgement of Commonwealth Day. More >>

Walk and talk with the Mayor next Wednesday

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:26 am | Wellington City Council

A free breakfast and the ear of the Mayor are on offer next Wednesday as part of Walk2Work Day when Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown joins fellow Wellingtonians for a commute on foot. The Mayor is celebrating Parks Week and Walk2Work day by leading ... More >>

Wellington's 'big deal': 10-year investment package

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington's 'big deal': 10-year investment package to grow Capital An ambitious investment package to grow the Capital's economy beyond the next decade has been approved for consultation by the Wellington City Council as the centerpiece of its ... More >>

Death of Envirowaste staff member

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 9:28 am | Wellington City Council

Statement from Wellington City Council CEO, Kevin Lavery, regarding the death of Envirowaste staff member We are all deeply distressed at the news of the death of the Envirowaste staff member and our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. More >>

Live, work, exhibit in Beijing – this could be you

Monday, 2 March 2015, 3:04 pm | Wellington City Council

It’s that time of year again; Wellington City Council and the Asia New Zealand Foundation are calling for proposals from artists to take part in a residency at Beijing’s Red Gate Gallery, an international centre for artists. More >>

Speed networking for Capital’s Absolutely Positive Students

Monday, 2 March 2015, 11:37 am | Wellington City Council

Speed networking for Capital’s Absolutely Positive Students Wellington students who were recognised for exemplary community spirit by Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s Absolutely Positively Student Awards will meet civic leaders next week in an event ... More >>

Pop-up forest kicks off Parks Week

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:11 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are in for a surprise on their daily commute – Wellington City Council is bringing the bush to the city for a day to launch Parks Week 2015 (7-15 March). More >>

Wellington City Council joins calls for TPPA benefits

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 8:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has voted to join nine other councils around the country in urging the Government to ensure the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership and Free Trade Agreement (TPPA) protects New Zealand’s interests and does not jeopardise ... More >>

Greening the city with a living wall

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 9:36 am | Wellington City Council

Greening the city with a living wall Civic Square is now home to a multitude of new plants with the installation of a 24sqm living green wall. The living wall has been developed to show how these walls can be used in Wellington and inspire building ... More >>

Resounding ‘no’ to Wellington uber-council, says survey

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:47 am | Wellington City Council

There is strong opposition to the Local Government Commission’s proposed ‘two-tier’ amalgamated local authority across the Wellington region, a survey commissioned by Wellington City Council has found. The survey results have been revealed on the eve ... More >>

Keith Spry pool re-opens its doors

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 9:56 am | Wellington City Council

After ten months of major renovations, Keith Spry will re-open its doors to the public on Saturday 28 February. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will officially open the facility at 11.30am, after which invited guests will be able to go for a swim to test out ... More >>

History revisited on Wellington’s Mokopuna Island

Monday, 23 February 2015, 4:14 pm | Wellington City Council

Passengers departing Wellington’s Queens Wharf and Petone Wharf on the East by West Ferry to Matiu/Somes Island and Days Bay will become part of a new artwork by Wellington artist Mike Ting. More >>

Dancer, choreographer and teacher to earns APW award

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Vivek Kinra will have a lifetime of commitment to his art recognised this Wednesday by the Wellington City Council, when he is given an Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Award More >>

Spectacular parade to mark eve of Anzac Day

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:04 pm | Wellington City Council

A spectacular parade commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings will weave its way through Wellington on Friday 24 April – the day before Anzac Day. More >>

Weekend bus tunnel closures coming up

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is making good progress on strengthening both ends of the Hataitai bus tunnel, with most work being done while the tunnel is open. More >>

Island Bay to City cycleway: vote deferred

Friday, 20 February 2015, 1:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has deferred next week’s scheduled Council vote on the Island Bay to City cycleway while the cycling masterplan is being developed in more detail. More >>

Dog Kills Kaka in Huntleigh Park

Friday, 20 February 2015, 11:43 am | Wellington City Council

A fledgling kaka has been killed by an off-leash dog in Huntleigh Park in Ngaio. Park staff who came across the dead kaka say this incident highlights the importance of keeping dogs on leads to protect our native birds. More >>

Wellington Hosts Conference to End Homelessness

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 12:41 pm | Wellington City Council

This month, Wellington plays host to the New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness conference, at which delegates from central and local government and from a wide range of organisations meet to discuss solutions to ending homelessness. More >>

Arborists practice tree-top rescues

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:00 pm | Wellington City Council

Around 60 arborists will be practising tree-top rescues in Upper Hutt’s Maidstone Park on Friday 13th February alongside Worksafe and several other companies. Wellington City Council is running the day-long safety training event for contractors and staff ... More >>

Wellington gearing up to hit one out of the park

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 1:51 pm | Wellington City Council

As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 opening ceremony takes centre stage today, Wellington is ready to play host to some of the world’s best cricketers. More >>



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