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Food for thought

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10:05 am | Wellington City Council

Kiwi households are throwing out up to $560 worth of food every year, so we’re joining other Councils around the country and supporting the Love Food Hate Waste campaign which launches tomorrow. More >>

Purapurawhetū shine for Matariki at the Opera House

Monday, 30 May 2016, 12:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is bringing together a stellar line-up of seven award-winning and emerging Māori performers for one night of music and entertainment at the iconic Opera House on 17 June from 6pm to 8.30pm – for free! More >>

Children ride for free before Cable Car upgrade

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s famous Cable Car is getting an upgrade and will be closed from 7 June until the end of July. To ‘farewell’ the service, children will get to ride for free with a fare-paying adult on Queen’s Birthday Weekend (4-6 June). More >>

Budget investment in science, arts and housing welcomed

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:49 pm | Wellington City Council

26 May 2016 Budget investment in science, arts and housing welcomed Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says: · “The Budget’s announcement of a National Policy Statement (NPS) on Urban Development could support urban renewal in areas like Wellington’s ... More >>

Second year of Capital’s Long-term Plan continues growth

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:48 pm | Wellington City Council

The Capital City’s plan to encourage economic growth, foster stronger partnerships with communities and forge a more resilient city has reached an important phase, with Wellington City Councillors ready to finalise the budget. More >>

Wellington City economy healthy – quarterly report

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 12:49 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City’s economy is in good heart – with a significant increase in commercial building activity in the March quarter a highlight, according to Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. More >>

Bond Street set to bond the community

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:43 am | Wellington City Council

Bond Street set to bond the community Bond Street has received a face-lift with repainted polka dots, plus new seats and community gardens added to provide inner-city green space – and you’re invited to the public opening Garden Party this Saturday ... More >>

Council welcomes Sevens confirmation

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:54 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says she is pleased at today’s confirmation that the Rugby Sevens will stay in Wellington for another three years. More >>

New Wellington reservoir comes on stream

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:45 am | Wellington City Council

Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will tomorrow (Wednesday 25 May) open the valve and connect the new $3.5 million Mt Albert Reservoir to Wellington’s main water supply. More >>

Wellington welcomes hotel investment project

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:35 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown welcomes the inclusion of the Capital City in NZ Trade and Enterprise’s hotel investment initiative to help expand New Zealand’s hotel capacity. More >>

Resurfacing work next week on The Parade

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:04 am | Wellington City Council

A 300-metre section of The Parade in Island Bay, between Tamar and Avon streets, is to be resurfaced next week. More >>

Green light for Capital’s northern urban cycleway

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 4:00 pm | Wellington City Council

A safer cycleway along Hutt Road has been given the green light from Wellington City Council’s Transport and Urban Development Committee at their meeting today as they voted in support of the recommended staged approach to implementing the cycleway ... More >>

Capital says electric buses are key to low carbon aspiration

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Transforming Wellington’s public transport fleet to electric vehicles is an essential part of reducing Wellington’s carbon emissions and meeting our commitment to be a Low Carbon Capital, say Wellington City Councillors. More >>

DIY meets contemporary jewellery

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:17 pm | Wellington City Council

Locked Rooms at Toi Pōneke Gallery is the latest exhibition of contemporary jeweller Nik Hanton. Hanton’s graphic style and emphasis on the making process result in strikingly modern jewellery that is garnering attention both at home and abroad. More >>

There’s still time to comment on safer cycling connections

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians still have time to give their feedback on Wellington City Council’s suggestions for safer cycling connections in the eastern suburbs. Feedback closes at 5pm next Monday 23 May. More >>

Staged approach recommended for building Hutt Road cycleway

Friday, 13 May 2016, 1:21 pm | Wellington City Council

The proposed new Hutt Road cycleway and related transport changes could be implemented in stages if Wellington City Councillors agree with recommendations put forward by Council officers this week. More >>

City Council and Chamber agreement on living wage

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and Wellington Chamber of Commerce have reached an agreement that will ensure the City Council’s employees continue to be paid a living wage. From 1 July a living wage will also be paid to staff providing the Council’s core ... More >>

Fairtrade coffee break at Council

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:34 am | Wellington City Council

Fairtrade coffee, hot chocolate, and tea were all free for the public at the Wellington City Council’s foyer as part of support by Office Max for Fair Trade Fortnight. More >>

Urban development, low carbon lead feedback

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Urban development, low carbon lead feedback on Capital’s Annual Plan Wellington City’s aspirations to be a Low Carbon Capital and introduce an Urban Development Agency to promote economic growth have been given broad community support. The Wellington ... More >>

APWs to go to Tramway volunteers and Wadestown advocate

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:12 pm | Wellington City Council

APWs to go to Tramway volunteers and Wadestown advocate The Wellington Tramway Museum volunteers are getting an Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian award on Wednesday for their service to Wellington, as is former Wadestown Residents’ Association ... More >>



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