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Thirty solutions to address Wellington housing

Friday, 15 June 2018, 4:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is looking at a 30-piece tool kit to tackle housing affordability, availability and quality as the capital faces increasing housing demand over the next 25 years – an approach welcomed by the Government. More >>

Sodden sportsfields to be red-carded this weekend

Friday, 15 June 2018, 1:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington footballers and rugby players may have to find other things to do this weekend – it’s likely there’ll be large numbers of ground restrictions or closures following relentless rain in the past few weeks. More >>

Wellingtonians keen to get their city moving

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 6:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians want better public transport and fewer cars in more liveable central city streets and are backing a number of exciting plans to get the capital moving, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester. More >>

New name- Te Ngākau - for Wellington’s Civic Square

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 3:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is delighted to have confirmed the final te reo policy, Te Tauihu, and to have taken the first step in making te reo more visible in the city. More >>

Wellington City Council backs Citizens Advice Bureau

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 2:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and the Wellington Citizens Advice Bureau (WelCAB) have come to an agreement on a funding arrangement which means WelCAB’s services will continue for another three years. More >>

Wellington starts Matariki celebrations with ReCut 5

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 11:03 am | Wellington City Council

Head to Civic Square tomorrow night for ReCut 5 – a unique and exciting music, dance, and visual experience celebrating the start of Matariki. More >>

Council and Wellington CAB agree future partnership

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and the Wellington Citizens Advice Bureau (WelCAB) have agreed on a collaborative course of action in which the two parties could enter a three-year contract being considered at the City Strategy Committee meeting tomorrow. More >>

Grenfell Tower fire and ACP panel investigation

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 5:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Following the tragic fire in the Grenfell Tower in London and, in New Zealand, a nationwide MBIE request to gather information about buildings clad in aluminium composite panels, Wellington City Council has identified 113 buildings with aluminium composite ... More >>

Matariki events shine across the Capital

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:17 am | Wellington City Council

ReCut, Ahi Ka, and the Sky Show are all part of the Capital’s Matariki calendar – but we’re also proud supporters of many smaller events, exhibitions, and initiatives celebrating the Māori New Year. Matariki is being embraced all over Wellington, ... More >>

Wellington: Temporary parking debit/credit card problems

Friday, 8 June 2018, 12:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Temporary debit/credit card problems with pay-and-display machines in Wellington’s CBD Motorists are asked not to use debit cards to pay for on-street parking in Wellington’s CBD for the next few weeks while a technical problem, associated with a newly-released ... More >>

Wellington to proceed with 10-Year Plan

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:56 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s 10-Year Plan is ready for adoption, after the Mayor and Councillors passed the proposed plan at today’s deliberation session. More >>

Wellington City Youth Council Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Youth Council is today celebrating 20 years of bringing young people’s voices to the ears of the city’s leaders. More >>

Bronze Plaques Stolen from Wellington Botanic Garden

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 3:52 pm | Wellington City Council

Scrap metal dealers around the region are asked to keep a watch-out for a number of distinctive bronze plaques stolen from Wellington’s Botanic Garden last weekend. The plaques were stolen from the World War 1 ‘Krupp Gun’ near the top of the ... More >>

Help shape safer Newtown bike connections

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 4:02 pm | Wellington City Council

People who live or regularly travel in Newtown, Berhampore and Mt Cook are being asked to share their thoughts and local knowledge as planning gets under way to develop safer bike connections in the area. From today, anyone with an interest in the area ... More >>

Wellington ranked New Zealand’s most creative city

Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:08 am | Wellington City Council

Friday, 1 June 2018 Wellington, fresh from retaining its crown as the world’s most liveable city, has now also defended its title as New Zealand’s most creative city for the second year in a row, according to the latest Infometrics Creativity Index. ... More >>

Wellington’s scorching summer tourist boom

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s scorching 2018 summer was also been a boon for Wellington City Council’s business operations as they exceeded performance expectations. More >>

Councillor says Wellington economy is in a good place

Monday, 28 May 2018, 2:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Economic Development Portfolio leader Simon Marsh says he is encouraged by the way the city is tracking 18 months after the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

Restored Carillon sound as a bell

Monday, 28 May 2018, 2:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park will be the site of a double celebration on Wednesday with the reopening of the restored National War Memorial Carillon and the unveiling of the Wellington’s Bell Storie s interactive display. The majority of the 74 Carillon ... More >>

Wellington tops world quality of life rankings

Friday, 25 May 2018, 1:23 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington shocked many when it was ranked the most liveable city in the world last year, but it won’t surprise Wellingtonians to learn it has kept that number one spot in 2018, says the capital’s Mayor Justin Lester. More >>

Awards celebrate social enterprise in the city

Friday, 25 May 2018, 8:55 am | Wellington City Council

Three local organisations were celebrated in a Social Enterprise Showcase presentation at the Wellington Gold Awards finalist announcement event at Te Wharewaka last night. More >>



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