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Final straw for plastic straws in the capital

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 10:56 am | Wellington City Council

It’s the final straw for plastic straws on the Wellington waterfront, with the area now 100 percent free of them thanks to two American exchange students, Wellington City Council and Sustainable Coastlines. More >>

New playground design for Frank Kitts Park

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:36 am | Wellington City Council

A new, uniquely Wellington vision has been developed for the Frank Kitts Park playground, with Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and Deputy Mayor Jill Day releasing a new concept image today. “This has been a long time coming and we are excited to release an ... More >>

New Oriental Bay bike path to go ahead

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 5:27 pm | Wellington City Council

The most congested part of the Oriental Bay pathway will be made safer for people on bikes and on foot later this year with no loss of parking. More >>

New Oriental Bay bike path to go ahead

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 5:27 pm | Wellington City Council

The most congested part of the Oriental Bay pathway will be made safer for people on bikes and on foot later this year with no loss of parking. More >>

Clarification regarding proposed movie museum

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 10:45 am | Wellington City Council

The headline on today’s Dominion Post front-page lead story – ‘Jackson asks Govt for $25m’ - is fundamentally incorrect. More >>

Fields of Remembrance – the Last Post

Monday, 16 April 2018, 10:10 am | Wellington City Council

The Fields of Remembrance white crosses installation is now in place on the Salamanca Lawn site in the Botanic Garden, representing all the fallen Wellingtonians during the World War One campaign. More >>

Lights, camera, project!

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 11:16 am | Wellington City Council

Lights, camera, project! Wellington City buildings, backdrops and landscapes will act as giant canvasses in the next four weeks to spark conversations about the future of our city. Public consultation on Wellington City Council’s 10-Year Plan starts ... More >>

Frank Kitts Park upgrade plan gets the green light

Monday, 9 April 2018, 2:35 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council can now get on with the redevelopment of Frank Kitts Park following an Environment Court decision giving a proposed upgrade project the go-ahead. More >>

Council welcomes Shelly Bay court decision

Monday, 9 April 2018, 2:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has welcomed today’s High Court decision to dismiss judicial review proceedings blocking the proposed multi-million dollar development of Shelly Bay. More >>

Wellington City Council Parking officer hospitalised

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 2:42 pm | Wellington City Council

On Friday 6 April at about 11am a Wellington City Council parking officer, who was on duty outside Newtown School on Riddiford Street, was assaulted and seriously injured. More >>

The Parade draft concept designs now online

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:23 am | Wellington City Council

The Parade draft concept designs now online Draft concept designs for The Parade in Island Bay are now online at transportprojects.org.nz for people to take a look at. These plans reflect the redesign proposal that was agreed by Wellington City ... More >>

City switches to eco-friendly streetlights

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 2:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is installing eco-friendly LED streetlights across the city in a bid to lower energy-consumption and to improve public safety. More >>

Wellington Brass Band return home Champions again!

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:32 am | Wellington City Council

The Australian national band championships took place in Melbourne over Easter weekend. This year's competition saw over 70 bands, and 3000 attendees compete throughout five main events. Competition is fierce with quality bands such as Brisbane Excelsior ... More >>

Have your say on boundary changes and te reo names

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:20 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council wants your views on proposed changes for Council elections, representation and ward names, Deputy Mayor Jill Day says. More >>

New traffic roundabout for Island Bay foreshore

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Work has started this week on new traffic and pedestrian safety measures at the intersection of The Esplanade and Reef Street in Island Bay. More >>

Town Hall strengthening gets under way

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:46 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians will notice the start of work on the Town Hall refurbishment soon, when earthquake strengthening gets under way on the 114-year-old building. More >>

All plans are go for Wellington as WCC hits mid-term mark

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 5:16 pm | Wellington City Council

The city is tracking well to deliver on its promises to Wellingtonians as it approaches the halfway point of its triennium, Mayor Justin Lester says. ‘’We are at the halfway point, so it is a good chance to stop and take stock of how far we have come ... More >>

Council supported artists win big at the Fringe Awards

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 4:02 pm | Wellington City Council

Council’s support and investment in arts is paying dividends with recent accolades and awards for creative recipients. More >>

Myrtle rust discovered in Wellington City

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 12:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City’s first confirmed myrtle rust infection has prompted Wellington City Council to ask the public to be vigilant about checking for and reporting suspected sightings of the deadly tree fungus. More >>

Labour of love to return plaque to rightful owner

Monday, 26 March 2018, 8:58 am | Wellington City Council

Samuel Parnell may not be a household name, but the man who was instrumental in introducing the 8-hour working day will be remembered at an event tomorrow – with a plaque designed to honour him being returned to its rightful owner, the Wellington Trades ... More >>

 

 

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