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Mayor granted transitionary powers to respond to earthquake

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 2:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Mayor Justin Lester has today been given the ability to give notice of a statutory ‘local transition period’ for Wellington that gives Wellington City Council Recovery Manager powers to compel building owners to share the results of building inspections ... More >>

Official opening of ERIC tomorrow

Monday, 5 December 2016, 9:50 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s one-stop-shop Earthquake Recovery Information Centre (ERIC) will be opened by the Mayor Justin Lester at 1pm on Tuesday 6 December. ERIC will bring together agencies from across the spectrum to help individuals and businesses ... More >>

Earthquake doesn’t impact WCC’s strong credit rating

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:22 pm | Wellington City Council

The 14 November earthquake hasn’t affected Wellington City Council’s Standard and Poor’s (S&P) global credit rating – which has been maintained at AA. More >>

Earthquake Recovery Information Centre to open in Wellington

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 4:19 pm | Wellington City Council

A one-stop shop called Eric (Earthquake Recovery Information Centre) is set to open in the Public Trust building on Wellington’s Lambton Quay next Monday 5 December. More >>

Opening the portal to the Capital’s rich heritage

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 4:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Delving into the history of Wellington’s stock of more than 450 heritage buildings couldn’t be easier after the launch of the Capital’s online heritage inventory today. More >>

Council funding boosts people on to bikes

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 1:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Summer bike workshops, themed group rides and the ever-popular Go By Bike Day are just some of the initiatives to receive support from the second round of Wellington City Council’s Communities on Bikes fund. More >>

Mayor will use new powers to compel building inspections

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:21 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is welcoming the Government’s emergency earthquake legislation which will give councils the power to compel building owners to conduct structural engineers checks following earthquakes. More >>

Mayor welcomes business support package

Monday, 28 November 2016, 4:25 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is welcoming the Government’s announcement of a support package for Wellington businesses impacted by the November 14 earthquake. More >>

Capital’s rich built heritage to be revealed tomorrow

Monday, 28 November 2016, 12:00 pm | Wellington City Council

Delving into the history of Wellington’s heritage buildings couldn’t be easier after the launch of the Capital’s online heritage inventory. More >>

Three Council buildings to be demolished following quake

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 3:37 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is to organise the quick demolition of three of its buildings around the city in light of inspections following the 14 November quake. Two of the buildings are on the land, between Cable Street and Wakefield Street, that the City ... More >>

Mayor and Councillors welcome strong economic growth

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 2:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester welcomes the news that Wellington’s economy has performed strongly over the last twelve months. More >>

Deconstruction starts on 61 Molesworth St

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 2:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Mike Scott, Manager of Building Consents and Compliance, said demolition company CERES will start work on demolishing the adjacent podium part of the building. More >>

Council takes over management of 61 Molesworth St

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 2:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has taken over management of the deconstruction of 61 Molesworth St from the building’s owner Prime Property Group. More >>

Council’s Civic Square building stays closed

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:15 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Civic Administration Building in Civic Square is to remain closed to staff and the public in the immediate future while engineers continue to assess its condition following last week’s big earthquake. The six-storey building, ... More >>

Terrace lane closed for building repairs

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 8:10 pm | Wellington City Council

One lane of The Terrace will be closed from 1pm today (Sunday 20 Nov) so a crane can remove parts of the façade from Intergen House at 45–51 The Terrace. More >>

Capital hosts forum for better business between Japan and NZ

Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Leaders and luminaries in business between New Zealand and Japan will converge on the Capital next week for the 43rd annual conference for Japan New Zealand Business Council (JNZBC). Delegates from Japan and New Zealand will renew their strong relationships ... More >>

Minister’s support of Wellington response ‘heartening’

Friday, 18 November 2016, 2:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has welcomed the comments today by the Hon. Gerry Brownlee, Acting Civil Defence Minister, that the city has responded appropriately throughout the week to the earthquake and aftershocks. Mayor Lester says Wellingtonians ... More >>

Update for Wellington – Thursday morning update

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 9:42 am | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council has issued the following update on earthquake response issues for Thursday 7am. More >>

Keep safe by staying out of cordoned areas

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 4:16 pm | Wellington City Council

With cordons in place in Molesworth Street and other spots around the city, Wellington City Council is reminding people to stay safe by keeping out of these areas. More >>

Working hard to get city back-up and running

Monday, 14 November 2016, 11:31 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has dedicated teams checking on the safety of Council buildings, the Central Business area and other key infrastructure across the city, says Chief Executive Kevin Lavery. “We are working very hard to get the city back up and running ... More >>

 

 

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