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Otari reserve wins international Green Flag Award

Monday, 2 February 2015, 9:14 am | Wellington City Council

Otari-Wilton’s Bush, New Zealand’s National Native Botanic Garden, has won an international Green Flag Award, given to only a small number of the world’s best parks. The Green Flag judges singled out the reserve’s dramatic Canopy Walkway ... More >>

Notable speaking lineup for Sir Ian Athfield's memorial

Sunday, 1 February 2015, 10:26 am | Wellington City Council

A civic commemoration of the life and work of architect Sir Ian Athfield will be held in Wellington tomorrow (Sunday 1 February), at3pm. More >>

Extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington

Friday, 30 January 2015, 5:20 pm | Wellington City Council

TRAFFIC ALERT - extensive delays for northbound traffic leaving Wellington after spill closes Aotea Quay onramp to motorway More >>

The Noise at Toi Pōneke

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:22 am | Wellington City Council

Low Noise2 is the second group exhibition to feature six Wellington-based sonic artists to showcase their work in the medium of sound installation. Combining sound composition, sculpture and engineering, the result is a truly unique art-form that ... More >>

Waitangi Day celebrations in Wellington

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 10:47 am | Wellington City Council

Celebrate Te Rā o Waitangi at Waitangi Park on Wellington’s waterfront with music, kai, Māori arts and crafts and kapa haka. More >>

New Melrose reservoir bigger, stronger and safer

Monday, 26 January 2015, 9:44 am | Wellington City Council

Work starts this week on a new reservoir in Mt Albert Park – part of an ongoing programme to make the Capital’s water storage facilities and supply network stronger, safer and better able to meet the needs of a growing population. More >>

Bond Street brightens up for business

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:31 pm | Wellington City Council

From next week Bond Street will be transformed to energise and draw people to this central city street. More >>

Council social housing service policy up for review

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 1:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is reviewing its social housing service policy, which ensures Wellingtonians have long-term access to good quality social housing if they need it. The Council is seeking feedback from today, Thursday 15 March, through to Friday ... More >>

Wellington Mayor expresses sympathy to France

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 5:43 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown expresses the Capital City's sympathy to the French Ambassador - and our solidarity HE Laurent Contini Ambassador of France More >>

TechnologyOne preferred supplier for new IT system

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 10:43 am | Wellington City Council

Following a robust and open procurement process, TechnologyOne has been selected as the preferred supplier for Wellington City Council’s new core IT system.The decision is subject to contract negotiations which are acceptable to the Council. More >>

New Year's Eve celebrations to go ahead in Wellington

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 4:46 pm | Wellington City Council

It's all on - New Year's Eve celebrations to go ahead on Wellington's waterfront More >>

South East Asian Night Market 2015

Saturday, 27 December 2014, 5:56 pm | Wellington City Council

We are pleased to announce that the much awaited South East Asia Night Market returns to Wellington over 2 days at the Wellington Waterfront (near Te Papa) on • Friday 13/ March/ 2015 from 6 pm to 10 pm • Saturday 14/ March/ 2015 from 4 pm to 10 pm ... More >>

Everybody’s pathway to enjoy on the waterfront

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 2:01 pm | Wellington City Council

A person on a bicycle slowing for a child in a penguin suit is one of the humorous scenarios in Wellington City Council’s new shared pathway courtesy campaign on the waterfront. More >>

Hilton Hotel/Convention Centre, New Waterfront Site Proposed

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 8:43 am | Wellington City Council

A new portside site has been proposed for the convention centre and hotel led by Hilton Hotels, developer Mark Dunajtschik and Wellington City Council. More >>

Brendon McCullum’s ‘Key to the Capital’ to be awarded

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 10:14 am | Wellington City Council

Brendon McCullum’s ‘Key to the Capital’ to be awarded at next Basin Reserve test match More >>

Wellington’s unsung heroes funded

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:15 am | Wellington City Council

Community groups have received a total of $98,848 in grants for recreation and community projects thanks to Wellington City Council. Of the 49 grants awarded, 27 were made from the ‘Social and Recreation Fund’ and 22 from the newly established ‘Neighbours ... More >>

New bridge takes shape – old one set to go

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:08 am | Wellington City Council

The first half of the wider new bridge being built over the railway line in Johnsonville will open to traffic from Monday 12 January following a two week operation to demolish the old one. The 1930s bridge is to be demolished between 27 December and 11 January ... More >>

Wellington’s Students are Absolutely Positively Awesome

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 2:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Students are Absolutely Positively Awesome Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has launched the Absolutely Positively Wellington Student awards, celebrating secondary school students’ contribution to their communities in October this year, ... More >>

Wellington City Council votes to fund runway consenting work

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:02 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has voted to contribute $1.95 million to start the formal consenting process associated with the proposal to extend Wellington Airport’s runway by 350 metres. Deputy Mayor Justin Lester says the contribution – to be ... More >>

Kids’ bike track wins top recreation award

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:42 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s first mountain bike track for the city’s children has won the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) award for an outstanding recreation project. More >>



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