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At Toi Pōneke - For sale: baby shoes, never worn

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 3:54 pm | Wellington City Council

For sale: baby shoes, never worn , at Toi Pōneke, is the latest show by Wellington artist Justine Walker. More >>

Children’s festival set to make a splash

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 12:15 pm | Wellington City Council

Artsplash Festival, New Zealand’s biggest event for children, kicks off next week. Thousands of young people from primary and intermediate schools around the Wellington region will perform in massed choirs at the Michael Fowler Centre, accompanied by ... More >>

Bledisloe Battle: over 35,000 tickets sold, get there early

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:32 pm | Wellington City Council

The All Blacks will be going head-to-head with the Australians this Saturday (27 August) at Westpac Stadium. More >>

Gardens Magic 2017 – call for performers

Monday, 22 August 2016, 9:29 am | Wellington City Council

Applications to perform at the Gardens Magic 2017 are open now – we’re looking for experienced musicians – or rising stars – who are willing and able to entertain big crowds as part of Wellington’s Summer City festival. More >>

Commemorative sculpture Victory Medal

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 4:30 pm | Wellington City Council

Commemorative sculpture Victory Medal coming to the Botanic Garden For the past two years the commemorative sculpture Victory Medal by artist Helen Pollock has been touring museums throughout New Zealand and now it’s coming to Wellington. The artwork ... More >>

Road patrollers recognised for road safety

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 4:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Every school day students give up their time to help more than 30,000 children successfully travel to and from Wellington schools. More >>

Heritage buildings to have a promising future

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Eleven heritage buildings around Wellington have received grants totalling $305,513 from Wellington City Council toward earthquake strengthening work such as geotechnical and seismic assessment or structural work, as well as repairs and maintenance to ... More >>

Council opts for big, bold, beautiful design

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 1:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have today voted unanimously for a big, bold design to house the Movie Museum and Convention Centre. More >>

Another battle at Westpac Stadium –Taniwha v Wallabies

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 11:47 am | Wellington City Council

All Blacks v Australia (27 August) is expected to be one of the biggest games of 2016 in Wellington. More >>

Free rides on Friday as Cable Car returns

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 9:22 am | Wellington City Council

The scheduled return to service of Wellington’s Cable Car will be at 7am this Friday 19 August – not Wednesday morning as notified earlier this week. More >>

Help shape the future of the Basin Reserve

Friday, 12 August 2016, 3:51 pm | Wellington City Council

Last month it was announced that Award-winning architects Tennent Brown would lead a team of designers, sporting experts and heritage advisors to help redevelop the iconic Basin Reserve. Now you can visit the new Basin Reserve Redevelopment website ... More >>

Lambton Quay crane lift on tomorrow

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:33 pm | Wellington City Council

A crane will be set up on Lambton Quay overnight tonight so the steel frame for the new Cable Car Lane canopy can be lifted into position tomorrow (Saturday). More >>

Wellington SportsFest returns

Friday, 12 August 2016, 10:22 am | Wellington City Council

Returning for a second year Wellington City Council will host the opening ceremony of the annual Wellington SportsFest at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie at 9.15am Tuesday 16 August. More >>

Shift your mind at the Shift Speaker Series

Friday, 12 August 2016, 10:20 am | Wellington City Council

12 August 2016 Shift your mind at the Shift Speaker Series The Shift Speaker Series will begin next Wednesday 17 August at the Wellington Boys and Girls Institute (BGI) in Wellington from 4pm–5.30pm. Shift - ‘shift your body, shift your mind’ - ... More >>

Get smart parking along the Golden Mile

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 12:03 pm | Wellington City Council

9 August 2016 Get smart parking along the Golden Mile – it’s up and running More >>

Hurricanes victory parade on Tuesday

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:48 am | Wellington City Council

The Hurricanes are Super Rugby champions!. Now it’s time for Wellingtonians to celebrate the team’s success - with a victory parade on Tuesday. More >>

New-look cycleway programme recommendations out

Friday, 5 August 2016, 2:13 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council will consider the recommendations for its refreshed cycling programme at next Thursday’s (11 August) Transport and Urban Development (TUD) Committee. More >>

Microchipping of cats and other animal-control decisions

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 4:53 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Environment Committee meeting today made a series of recommendations on rule changes affecting cats, dogs, roosters, pigeons, bees and other animals in the city. More >>

Don’t wait to get your nominations in

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 4:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Passionate Wellingtonians have expressed interest in standing for Council but Wellington City Council is still looking for more nominations. More >>

Crane lift postponed due to high winds

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 3:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Plans to use a crane to install the frame for the new Cable Car Lane canopy this weekend have been postponed due to forecast high winds. Council project manager Anna Harley says strong southerlies are expected over the next couple of days so a decision ... More >>



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