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CBD streets open to people next Sunday 28 October

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 3:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians will have the opportunity to enjoy their city in new ways at Te Ara Tapere ki Pōneke – Open Streets this Sunday 28 October from 9am to 1pm, where parts of some central city streets will be opened up for people and closed to cars. ... More >>

Council consults on quake-prone ‘priority’ buildings

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Council consults on quake-prone ‘priority’ buildings Wellington City Council has today opened a Government-required consultation to identify priority earthquake-prone buildings, including those on key transport routes, which will need to be strengthened ... More >>

Trial closure for slip lane on Cobham Drive

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 2:58 pm | Wellington City Council

The left-turning slip lane on Cobham Drive, adjacent to St Patrick’s College at the Evans Bay Parade intersection, will be closed to traffic for a three-month trial from Monday 29 October. More >>

Heritage Week – it’s about time

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 2:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Heritage Week is back for its second year, once again showcasing the history of the city with events, tours, exhibitions, and sneak peeks behind the scenes of some hidden treasures. More >>

Council to work with the Government on walking and cycling

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 12:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors today unanimously agreed to an approach aimed at securing up to $24 million in Government funding for walking and cycling improvements in the city’s southern suburbs – Island Bay, Berhampore, Newtown and Mt Cook. More >>

Wellington Mayor marks passing of arts philanthropist

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 11:06 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has acknowledged the death of philanthropist Denis Adam, CNZM, OBE, a major contributor to the Wellington and New Zealand arts scene. More >>

Check out our Labour Weekend to do list

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 10:38 am | Wellington City Council

The forecast may be a bit hit and miss in the capital this Labour Weekend, but we’ve got a list of things to do to suit all weather types – and all types of people too. Obviously, to really appreciate Labour Weekend, we recommend visiting Samuel ... More >>

Wellington eyes more money for walking and cycling

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is aiming to secure up to $24 million in Government funding for walking and cycling improvements in Island Bay, Berhampore, Newtown and Mt Cook. More >>

Council breaks ground with new Laneway

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 9:46 am | Wellington City Council

As with Wellington City Council’s other Laneways projects, Lombard and Bond Streets have been transformed into a vibrant, attractive, and safer environment for everyone to enjoy – and all are welcome to come and celebrate with us this Friday lunchtime. More >>

Seniors’ Week as good as gold

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is proud to be supporting its biggest Te Wiki Kaumātua Seniors’ Week programme – celebrating, engaging and connecting the capital’s older residents. More >>

First bike share scheme launches in Wellington

Friday, 5 October 2018, 11:48 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City’s first bike share scheme is being launched tomorrow (6 October) as a six-month trial that will see 200 fixed-gear bicycles available for hire around the central city. More >>

Mother Aubert plaque unveiled in Wellington today

Friday, 5 October 2018, 9:26 am | Wellington City Council

One of the most remarkable women in New Zealand history, Suzanne Aubert, will be honoured in a ceremony at Pukeahu War Memorial today, on the 92nd anniversary of her funeral. More >>

Basin Reserve on track to be ready for summer of cricket

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 9:21 am | Wellington City Council

Much of Wellington’s Basin Reserve may currently look like a construction site, but the city won’t miss out on any top flight cricket over the coming summer season. More >>

Wellington’s unreinforced masonry buildings secured

Monday, 1 October 2018, 2:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Of the 113 Wellington buildings with dangerous facades, all but one has completed their reinforcing work within their deadline. Building owners have had 18 months to secure their Unreinforced Masonry (URM) elements. “It’s a real achievement ... More >>

Public-space plaudits for Wellington’s waterfront

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:09 pm | Wellington City Council

The stunning design of the almost-complete north Kumutoto public space on Wellington’s waterfront has been recognised with two awards for landscape architects Isthmus Group. North Kumutoto is the area between the Meridian building and the Bluebridge ferry ... More >>

Get the picture and give us your best shot

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:03 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Botanic Garden is celebrating its 150th anniversary, and it’s looking pretty as a picture – so give us your best shot. More >>

Rainbow crossing to shine with pride in capital

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 4:31 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Rainbow Crossing will soon become a reality, with the controlled crossing to be officially opened on 10 October to coincide with the birthday of one of the city’s most iconic transgender activists, Carmen Rupe (1936-2011). More >>

Wellington City Council proceeds with HNZ lease

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 3:35 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has agreed to lease its newly built 104-unit social housing complex in Mt Cook to Housing New Zealand (HNZ) in what has been described as a “win-win-win” deal. More >>

Council proposes partnership on new social housing site

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:52 pm | Wellington City Council

A partnership with central government could result in Wellington City Council leasing 104 new social housing units to Housing New Zealand (HNZ). More >>

Otari Native Botanic Garden launches a laboratory

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Otari Native Botanic Garden and Wilton's Bush Reserve has taken a major step forward in its history, taking on scientific research aimed at saving native plant species. More >>

 

 

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