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Stop on red – it’s not worth the risk

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 4:15 pm | Wellington City Council

Red-light runners in the capital are the target of Wellington City Council’s Stop on Red intersection safety campaign. Over the next few months, the campaign will remind drivers who run red lights that the risks to themselves and others are not ... More >>

China heads among Victoria Street finds

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:54 pm | Wellington City Council

A glass inkwell, several porcelain dolls’ heads, a china elephant with a little girl riding on top and an early ginger beer bottle are among the things discovered in old wells during the Victoria Street transformation work. More >>

Johnsonville improvements near completion

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Johnsonville’s new bridge, wider motorway off-ramp and improved town centre roads, cycle facilities and footpaths are nearing completion and expected to be finished on time in September. More >>

Student accommodation heats up

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Victoria University joined forces with Wellington City Council to make their student accommodation warmer, drier, and more energy efficient for Victoria University Wellington (VUW) standalone houses. More >>

Photographer turns Embassy Theatre inside-out

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:46 pm | Wellington City Council

Photographer turns Embassy Theatre inside-out Wellington’s Embassy Theatre is turned inside-out in a new public artwork by James Voller. A photographic montage of the Embassy’s interior has been installed on the outside of the building as ... More >>

Big screen to show the big final in Shed 6 on the waterfront

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 2:44 pm | Wellington City Council

1 July 2015 Big screen to show the big final in Shed 6 on the waterfront Wellingtonians – and our friends from the south - who missed out on tickets to watch the Hurricanes take on the Highlanders in this weekend’s Super Rugby final at Westpac Stadium ... More >>

Speedway and trams enter Kilbirnie Streets again

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:43 pm | Wellington City Council

Sheyne Tuffery’s latest mural project, at Coutts Street, recalls Kilbirnie’s history in a series of colourful, contemporary images that are playful and informative. The murals will be painted on the façade of two buildings, either side of the service ... More >>

ICC Cricket World Cup boosts Wellington economy

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 12:22 pm | Wellington City Council

ICC Cricket World Cup boosts Wellington economy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has today released an economic impact report that shows the ICC Cricket World Cup has given the Wellington economy a significant boost, with direct spend by out of town ... More >>

Funding boost a game-changer for cycling in Wellington

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Cycling in Wellington is set to become safer, easier and more enjoyable following today’s announcement that the Government is investing $20 million from the Urban Cycleways Fund into a range of cycling projects across the region. More >>

Wellington Councils work together to energise the region

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 3:55 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Councils work together to energise the region Wellington’s Councils have come together to support arts, cultural and environmental organisations across the region. The Wellington Amenities Fund is a partnership between Wellington City, ... More >>

Giant geometric artwork for Victoria Street

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 12:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Victoria Street is about to get an injection of creativity and colour as Wellington artist David Brown turns the side of the four-storey re.SPACE building into a huge geometric artwork. The 11-metre-high mural will be a prominent feature of re.SPACE, ... More >>

Safe cycling framework for the Capital

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 4:14 pm | Wellington City Council

Work to build a series of new safe cycling routes across the Capital is a significant step closer following today’s meeting of the Wellington City Council. The Council voted unanimously to adopt the Wellington Cycling Framework, which prioritises the ... More >>

Capital approves Long Term Plan for a decade of growth

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 4:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has adopted a bold new 10-year Long Term Plan designed to create future economic prosperity for Wellingtonians. More >>

Safe Island Bay cycling route to proceed

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 3:40 pm | Wellington City Council

Work to build the new safe cycling route along The Parade in Island Bay should start within months following today’s meeting of the Wellington City Council. The Council voted 8-6 to give the go-ahead for the construction of the first $1.5 million section ... More >>

The Big Birthday Party - Capital 150

Monday, 22 June 2015, 11:39 am | Wellington City Council

The Big Birthday Party – light and sound show celebrates 150 years as our capital On 25 and 26 July, Wellington will celebrate 150 years as New Zealand’s capital with Capital 150. To mark this special occasion, Wellington City Council is preparing ... More >>

Everything’s coming up roses

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 3:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s popular Lady Norwood Rose Garden has won the prestigious 2015 World Federation of Rose Societies Garden of Excellence Award. More >>

Kaori’s St John’s Hall site for sale

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 9:13 am | Wellington City Council

Kaori’s St John’s Hall site for sale The Kaori Events Centre is one step closer thanks to the Council’s Governance, Finance and Planning Committee resolving to sell the St John's Hall site on the corner of Campbell Street and Karori Road. Councillor ... More >>

Seven Sisters, Seven Brothers rise for Matariki

Monday, 15 June 2015, 3:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Seven Sisters, Seven Brothers rise for Matariki Join Wellington City Council as we celebrate Matariki with two performances showcasing emerging and renowned Māori and Pacific performers over two nights at the Wellington Opera House. The stellar ... More >>

Seven Sisters, Seven Brothers rise for Matariki

Monday, 15 June 2015, 2:31 pm | Wellington City Council

Join Wellington City Council as we celebrate Matariki with two performances showcasing emerging and renowned Māori and Pacific performers over two nights at the Wellington Opera House. More >>

City Beaches Get Sand Makeover

Monday, 15 June 2015, 2:30 pm | Wellington City Council

From tomorrow, Wellington’s popular Freyberg and Oriental Bay beaches will get a much needed sand makeover. More >>

 

 

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