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Remember, remember 8 November

Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:20 am | Wellington City Council

This year’s Sky Show fireworks display will again take place on the weekend (Saturday 8 November) after Guy Fawkes night. Wellington’s Acting Mayor, Justin Lester, says changing last year’s Sky Show display to a Saturday night, rather than a weeknight, ... More >>

Panel favours two southern cycle routes

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:50 am | Wellington City Council

Recommendations made by a panel of Wellingtonians this week are a first step towards making Berhampore and Newtown safer and easier places to get about by bike. More >>

Road patrollers get orange fever for road safety

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 4:34 pm | Wellington City Council

More than 1200 children, representing over half of Wellington’s primary schools, will march through the city in the annual Orange Day street parade this Friday 1 August. The march is part of the annual celebration of the great work done by school ... More >>

Football fever hits Wellington this weekend

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:38 pm | Wellington City Council

This weekend Wellington welcomes football fans from across the world and around the country when the Football United Tour rolls into town. On Saturday, Wellington Phoenix host an historic double-header at Westpac Stadium with the Phoenix playing ... More >>

Wellington City Council responds to Basin flyover decision

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 3:45 pm | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council is analysing today’s decision of Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Inquiry to decline the proposed Basin Reserve flyover. Deputy Mayor Justin Lester says the flyover proposal has been a vexed issue for Wellington ... More >>

Council partnership helps source top talent in Capital

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Council partnership helps source top talent in Capital Wellington City Council is proud to announce a new partnership with Summer of Tech - an award winning programme that helps Wellington businesses source top talent from local tertiary institutions, ... More >>

Water off after burst water main in CBD

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:23 am | Wellington City Council

Water off after burst water main in CBD A burst water main in the CBD near Hunter Street and Jervois Quay means the surrounding offices may be without water until 3pm today. More >>

175-year-old ‘potato’ rose returns to the city

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 4:04 pm | Wellington City Council

A 175-year-old rose that survived a long sea journey in 1840 from Britain to Wellington inside a potato is to return to the central city. On Saturday (19 July) descendants of rose lover Sophia Harris will plant two rose bushes propagated from the original ... More >>

Newtown community hub to be quake-strengthened

Monday, 14 July 2014, 3:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Earthquake strengthening work and fire safety improvements to make the Newtown Library Flats stronger and safer have started this week. More >>

Regional economic agency proposed – give us your views

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 9:23 am | Wellington City Council

Regional economic agency proposed – give us your views Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council are proposing to set up a new economic development agency for the Wellington region. The new agency, to be known as Wellington Regional ... More >>

A return to our lost forests in an exhibition for the senses

Monday, 7 July 2014, 11:31 am | Wellington City Council

Photography moves beyond the two dimensional in Lest We Go Ashore , Shaun Matthew’s first solo exhibition, opening at Toi Pōneke, 31 July. With the addition of sound and scent Matthew’s work constructs an imagined memory of Aotearoa’s once isolated ... More >>

Wellington councils explore shared ICT infrastructure

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:10 am | Wellington City Council

Four councils in the Wellington region are looking at the possible development of shared information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and how this could be managed. More >>

Stop On The Red safety campaign starts

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:51 am | Wellington City Council

Red-light runners in Wellington City will be targeted by a new intersection safety campaign being launched this week by Wellington City Council. Over the next few months, the ‘Stop on Red’ campaign will remind those drivers who run red lights that ... More >>

More backing for single regional economic agency

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:55 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Governance, Finance and Planning Committee has today agreed in principle to the formation of a Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA). More >>

Citizens’ panel cycle hearings get under way

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 3:05 pm | Wellington City Council

Citizens’ panel cycle hearings get under way The panel of Wellingtonians set up to look at the multiple routes and ways cycling improvements could be made through Berhampore and Newtown will hear from a range people and organisations this week. More >>

Convention centre: public input sought

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 2:19 pm | Wellington City Council

This morning Wellington City Councillors voted to support the proposal for a purpose-built convention centre and five-star Hilton Hotel on a vacant site opposite Te Papa. More >>

TSB Bank’s Continued Support of Mobility Scooter Service

Monday, 23 June 2014, 2:17 pm | Wellington City Council

Today Wellington City Council announces TSB Bank’s continued support of the City Mobility Service which offers mobility scooters free for public use. More >>

East meets West - – a cultural exchange through art

Friday, 20 June 2014, 11:45 am | Wellington City Council

Two renowned artists inspired to paint each other's country; Dutch born; New Zealander, Gerda Leenards and Chinese painter, Yang Songge have been asked to exhibit together in a Wellington exhibition, East meets West. More >>

Progress for Wellington convention centre proposal

Friday, 20 June 2014, 11:35 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors will vote next week after being briefed on a purpose-built convention centre and five-star Hilton Hotel proposed for a vacant site opposite Te Papa. More >>

Craft Beer Capital welcomes Beervana

Monday, 16 June 2014, 10:26 am | Wellington City Council

In 2013 9,500 people attended Beervana, with 35% of those people coming from outside of Wellington and organisers are expecting more than 11,000 this year. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, who had a coffee-infused craft beer ale named after her in 2012, says ... More >>



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