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Prestigious public space awards for Wellington projects

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:27 am | Wellington City Council

The stunning designs of the North Kumutoto public space on Wellington’s waterfront, Eva and Leeds Street Laneways, Discovery Garden at the Botanic Garden, and the Chimpanzee Park at Wellington Zoo have all been recognised at two award ceremonies over the ... More >>

‘Tis the season to be Welly

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:00 am | Wellington City Council

A Very Welly Christmas will kick-off the festive season with a two-day whanau-friendly free event filled with fun, activities, and entertainment for everyone – yule love it! On the weekend of 23-24 November, Lambton Quay will be transformed into a winter(ish) ... More >>

Hutt Road bridge and pathway blessed, cycle counter unveiled

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:57 pm | Wellington City Council

The new Hutt Road walking and biking paths and wider new bridge over the Kaiwharawhara Stream were blessed by Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika this morning, and officially opened by Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter. More >>

District Plan review needed to curb future housing shortage

Friday, 8 November 2019, 5:30 pm | Wellington City Council

A report released today on future housing demand shows that without action, Wellington city will face a shortfall of between 4600 and 12,000 dwellings by 2047. The report takes a region-wide view of housing and business capacity based on predicted population ... More >>

Central Library celebrates life of J.C.S Sturm

Friday, 8 November 2019, 11:12 am | Wellington City Council

An artwork that celebrates the life of J.C. Sturm, also known as Jacquie Baxter, is being installed on new hoarding that is being erected around the Central Library on Victoria Street. More >>

Mayor Foster welcomes recount decision

Friday, 8 November 2019, 10:45 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has welcomed the District Court decision not to order a recount in the Wellington City Council mayoral election. More >>

Insurance Taskforce recommends shift of focus

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:49 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has today released the Mayor’s Insurance Taskforce discussion document, which looks at ways to address increasing uncertainty in the city’s insurance environment. More >>

Bird of the Year 2019 celebrates all things going cheep

Monday, 4 November 2019, 10:44 am | Wellington City Council

Kiwis can egg-cercise their voting power with the Te Manu Rongonui o Te Tau/Bird of The Year 2019 now open – and we’re putting all our eggs in one basket, backing the kororā/little blue penguin. More >>

Earthquake-prone and heritage building funds open

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 11:09 am | Wellington City Council

Two funds to help owners of earthquake-prone and heritage buildings in Wellington have opened for applications today (31 October). More >>

Go by bike day celebrates growing pedal power

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 12:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Go by bike day tomorrow (Thursday 31 October) will celebrate the growing number of Wellingtonians of all ages and abilities who are choosing to make some trips by bike. More >>

Mayoral election recount: City Council position

Friday, 25 October 2019, 5:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Chief Executive Kevin Lavery says it is expected a District Court judge will make a decision next week on whether a recount of the Mayoral election results can proceed or otherwise. The following text is from an email sent by Mr ... More >>

Cr Sarah Free chosen as Wellington’s Deputy Mayor

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 8:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor-elect Andy Foster says he has chosen Motukairangi-Eastern Ward Councillor Sarah Free as his Deputy Mayor for the 2019-2022 triennium. More >>

Wellington City election – final results

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Andy Foster has been confirmed as Mayor of Wellington by a majority of 62 votes in the final results of the Wellington City elections, released today. Mr Foster secured 27,364 votes, ahead of the 27,302 votes for the runner-up, Justin Lester. ... More >>

2019 Wellington City Council Election

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 12:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Preliminary report for the 2019 Wellington City Council Election Andy Foster has won the Wellington Mayoralty over Justin Lester according to preliminary Wellington City election results released at 12 noon today (Sunday). The result shows Councillor ... More >>

Wellington City Council Election (updated with ward results)

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 4:37 pm | Wellington City Council

Progress report for the 2019 Wellington City Council Election Andy Foster has a narrow lead over Justin Lester according to the progress result in the race for Wellington City Mayor. The result shows Cr Foster, who has been a Wellington City Councillor ... More >>

Progress report 2019 Wellington City Council Election

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 4:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Andy Foster has a narrow lead over Justin Lester according to the progress result in the race for Wellington City Mayor. More >>

Sweeping housing insurance changes proposed

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Raising the Earthquake Commission cap to $400,000 and changing MBIE building regulations to focus on saving property as well as life are among recommendations the Wellington Insurance Taskforce wants the Government to investigate. More >>

New central Wellington library offers Aotearoa collection

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians have today gained a second central city library service, this time with a focus on Aotearoa, with the opening of a new cooperative space in the National Library. More >>

Capital’s seniors celebrate golden years

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 11:18 am | Wellington City Council

Te Wiki Kaumātua Seniors' Week 2019 will be held 14–20 October, celebrating our older residents and providing a week of community events and activities with them in mind – promoting a diverse, inclusive and healthy environment. More >>

Buckets of fun planned for Cuba Mall 50th birthday

Friday, 4 October 2019, 2:53 pm | Wellington City Council

Next week sees the start of celebrations for Cuba Mall’s golden anniversary, and 50 years of the iconic Bucket Fountain splashing unwitting bystanders – and everyone’s invited. More >>



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