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Wellington to forge ahead with Convention Centre

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 1:39 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have voted to proceed with a Five Greenstar Convention and Exhibition Centre (CEC) which will give a major boost to the local economy, create hundreds of jobs and provide stimulus for further regeneration in that part of the ... More >>

New Oriental Bay paths open for use

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 4:09 pm | Wellington City Council

New bike and foot paths designed to provide more space for people in busy Oriental Bay were today blessed by Taranaki whānui, and officially opened by Minister of Transport Phil Twyford and Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter. More >>

Vote on Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Vote on Convention and Exhibition Centre next week Wellington City Council will next week decide whether to proceed with a new Convention and Exhibition Centre. More >>

Wellington to expand affordable apartment model

Friday, 7 December 2018, 10:13 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council will expand its New Zealand-first project of providing affordable inner city apartments with the owners of six more buildings wanting to convert their properties. More >>

Festive turn of events in the Capital

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:50 pm | Wellington City Council

The Capital has been busy celebrating the festive season already, but there are still a lot of free events and fun activities coming up – and there’s something for everyone. More >>

North Kumutoto public space officially opened

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:12 pm | Wellington City Council

The North Kumutoto public space on Wellington’s waterfront was officially opened yesterday (Tuesday) by Mayor Justin Lester following a blessing from Taranaki Whanui. More >>

More counters to show bike trip numbers

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 4:43 pm | Wellington City Council

Additional electronic counters and improved online data will help show how Wellington City travel patterns change over time as more paths, lanes and other changes are made to make it safer and easier for more people to make some trips by bike. More >>

Waterfront spot best for a concert arena: Wellington Mayor

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 8:49 am | Wellington City Council

Sites for a new indoor concert arena in Wellington have been narrowed down with the most likely spot at Kings Wharf on the waterfront, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester. A 12,000-seat arena has been identified as crucial if the capital wants to attract ... More >>

Bar safety campaign gets Council backing

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 4:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is welcoming and supporting a consent campaign which is launching ahead of the festive season. More >>

Don’t flip your lid, wheelie bin clips are on their way

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 1:35 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is currently distributing over 40,000 free clips to every household in the capital that currently has a recycling wheelie bin – helping to keep a lid on it. More >>

Wellington’s online building consent tool

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 1:13 pm | Wellington City Council

From a modest start as a set of standard processes and online forms, a web platform for online building consents is now proving to be a popular one-stop shop. More >>

Wellington’s heroes recognised for their deeds

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s commitment to ending sexual violence was reflected in the Safety in the City awards ceremony at the Wharewaka on the waterfront last night. Several individuals, groups and programmes were honoured by Mayor Justin Lester for making ... More >>

Wasabi ice cream to help fire up Japan Festival

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 2:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Whether it’s the thrilling beat of taiko drums or the gracious tea ceremony that takes your fancy, there’s something for everyone at the sixth biennial Japan Festival Wellington to be held this Saturday 24 November. More >>

Have yourself A Very Welly Christmas next weekend

Monday, 19 November 2018, 12:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council presents the highlight of the festive calendar in the capital city next weekend (24-25 November) as Wellington gets ready to welcome Santa and his friends to Lambton Quay for two days of family-friendly fun – and everyone’s ... More >>

Council approves additional funds for St James Theatre

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council today approved an additional $16.7 million to strengthen and refurbish the historic St James Theatre on Courtenay Place. More >>

Wellington Mayor pays tribute to Sir John Anderson

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 3:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has paid tribute to business and sports leader Sir John Anderson, who has died aged 73. More >>

Capital commemorates centenary of city’s worst natural event

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:57 am | Wellington City Council

The influenza pandemic that started in 1918 killed 50 million people internationally, around 9000 nationwide, and 757 in Wellington – the majority of the latter were buried in Karori Cemetery . More >>

Feedback sought on possible Newtown bike connections

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:41 am | Wellington City Council

People who live or regularly travel in Newtown, Berhampore and Mt Cook are being asked to provide feedback on possible bike routes and street changes – feedback that will be used to help plan safe and convenient bike connections in these neighbourhoods. ... More >>

Demolition of old surf club building to start soon

Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:23 am | Wellington City Council

Preliminary work has started on the old Lyall Bay surf club, in preparation for its demolition which is due to start within a fortnight. More >>

New two-tier CBD bike rack opens for use

Friday, 9 November 2018, 6:47 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s first covered public bike rack will be available for use from Monday 12 November. More >>



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