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Newtown library open for business

Friday, 28 August 2015, 1:40 pm | Wellington City Council

Newtown library opens its doors on Monday 31 August after 3 months of renovations. More >>

Wellington’s ‘year of action’ in 2014-15

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:11 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s ‘year of action’ in 2014-15 The Capital has made great progress with strong financial results reported in the Wellington City Council 2014 -15 Annual Report approved by the full council today. Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says ... More >>

Letting Space win Supreme Wellington Airport Community Award

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:09 am | Wellington City Council

Letting Space wins Supreme Wellington Airport Community Award Letting Space, a Wellington group giving a helping hand to start-up organisations in Wellington, has won the Supreme Award at the Wellington Airport Community Awards (25 August). Wellington ... More >>

Verandahs bylaw for a safer city

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:25 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council adopted a verandahs bylaw, Structures in Public Places – Verandahs, at their last Council meeting. The bylaw provides clear obligations for building owners and gives the Council a single regulatory framework to operate within. ... More >>

Discover future sports stars at unique Wellington event

Monday, 24 August 2015, 1:40 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council in partnership with Wellington region schools, sporting organisations and the Health Promotion Agency is running a sporting event for Year 5 - 8 students. More >>

Wellington’s traffic and fire bylaws under review

Monday, 24 August 2015, 12:28 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is reviewing its traffic bylaw and fire prevention bylaw – and the community is invited to have its say. More >>

Celia Wade-Brown comments on Flyover decision

Friday, 21 August 2015, 4:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has responded to the High Court decision to decline the NZTA Board of Inquiry appeal, saying, “I’m glad the ugly flyover won’t happen but clearly some improvements are needed. More >>

Call for local bakers to help animals – Cupcake day for SPCA

Friday, 21 August 2015, 1:39 pm | Wellington City Council

So you think you can bake? Wellington SPCA is calling all cupcake cooks and keen bakers to take part in their annual fundraiser to help the animals. Sweet-toothed locals are joining the fight against animal cruelty this Monday by donning aprons, ... More >>

History and art laced together for light festival

Friday, 21 August 2015, 9:48 am | Wellington City Council

Urban designers at Wellington City Council have conjured up a Lux lighting exhibit titled Laces for Hannahs former shoe factory in Wellington’s Eva and Leeds streets. More >>

New Johnsonville traffic lights coming on soon

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:39 pm | Wellington City Council

New Johnsonville traffic lights coming on soon New traffic lights at two busy Johnsonville intersections will be switched on over the next few weeks once road surfacing and new lane markings are complete. The lights – at the intersection of Broderick Road ... More >>

Capital’s Education Summit agrees pathway for growth

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Leaders of Wellington City’s education, local government and business communities converged this morning for the Education Summit to focus on expanding the Capital’s international student market. Held at Te Papa this morning, Wednesday 19 August, ... More >>

The Nummulosphere

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 8:31 am | Wellington City Council

Artists Hayden Prujean and Carlos Wedde imagine what the world was once like covered in a vast ocean, in The Nummulosphere at Toi Pōneke Gallery. More >>

Thousands of children take-over the Michael Fowler Centre

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:54 pm | Wellington City Council

Artsplash Festival kicks off this month and behind the scenes of New Zealand’s biggest primary and intermediate event is the energetic Mary Prichard who has been helping to organise and coordinate it for 28 years. More >>

City Council welcomes new Cuba Central education campus

Monday, 17 August 2015, 12:34 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Economic Growth Committee Chair, Councillor Jo Coughlan, has welcomed today’s ‘ground-breaking’ ceremony marking the start of construction on the new Cuba Central campus. The $70 million development started today with the ... More >>

Capital to host Education Summit

Monday, 17 August 2015, 9:52 am | Wellington City Council

The Capital’s education sector will come together next Wednesday 19 August for the 2015 Education Summit, focussing on attracting and retaining international students. The Summit, initiated by Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, brings the Wellington City Council, ... More >>

Volunteer group and community advocate to be recognised

Friday, 14 August 2015, 11:54 am | Wellington City Council

Volunteer group and community advocate to be recognised with civic awards A long-time community advocate and a group that has provided many ‘helping hands’ to Wellington community projects will be recognised with Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards ... More >>

Positive performance by Wellington City Council CEO

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 5:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Performance Review Committee has completed its annual review of the performance of Council Chief Executive Kevin Lavery. More >>

New Qantas Wellington-Brisbane service welcomed by Council

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 5:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Today’s announcement of a new Qantas summertime Wellington-Brisbane service has been welcomed by Wellington City Council. More >>

Council looking for best deal for housing tenants

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 4:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Social housing is an essential part of any city and Wellington City Council continues to play an important role by providing good quality housing for 4000 tenants across the city. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says the Council recognises that housing is important ... More >>

Culture capital thriving with Council support

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council supports the arts by funding around 80 projects a year. July’s funding round put a total of $69,900 towards Arts and Culture projects in Wellington, helping to enable a bright future for our city’s reputation as New ... More >>



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