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Wellington to have third new central city library

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington is to have a third new central city library, this time in the Harbour City Centre on Brandon Street. More >>

New te reo name gifted for Botanic Garden precinct

Friday, 13 September 2019, 1:49 pm | Wellington City Council

A te reo name has been gifted for use in the precinct which includes Wellington Botanic Garden. More >>

What on earth is happening this Conservation Week

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:08 am | Wellington City Council

Show the earth some aroha this Conservation Week | Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa with events, activities, and workshops happening all over the city. More >>

Road patrol parade is street smart

Monday, 9 September 2019, 12:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington primary schools will hit the streets to celebrate road safety in the annual Orange Day Parade this Friday. More >>

Wellington Mayor thanks outgoing Chief Executive

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has thanked out-going Chief Executive Kevin Lavery for his service to the city. Mr Lavery has announced he will not be applying for reappointment after seven years. “Kevin has helped guide the city through the aftermath ... More >>

WCC Chief Executive Kevin Lavery - announcement

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:14 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Chief Executive Kevin Lavery has announced that he will not be submitting an application for reappointment to his position following a successful five-year contract term and a two year extension. More >>

Green light for street light outage app

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 2:06 pm | Wellington City Council

The general public in Wellington will now be able to check if a street light in the city has been reported and is being dealt with. The new feature being piloted as part of the FIXiT App is live today, says Manager Transport & Infrastructure Siobhan ... More >>

Central city set for weekend of road closures, detours

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 1:32 pm | Wellington City Council

Three big projects are set to cause route changes and disruptions for buses, pedestrians and motorists in central Wellington over the coming weekend. More >>

Kia Kaha Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 10:40 am | Wellington City Council

Māori Language Week kicks-off on Monday with a parade in the CBD, then a week of events, activities and exhibitions to celebrate te reo Māori, and to embrace our tangata whenua and shared history. Since 1975, the annual week has become a major ... More >>

Wellington biking numbers continue to rise

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:26 am | Wellington City Council

The number of Wellingtonians biking is continuing to grow with count data showing more people than ever riding in to the central city from every direction during the busy morning peak. More >>

Mayor chairs first Wellington insurance taskforce meeting

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 9:43 am | Wellington City Council

The Taskforce was formed after Mayor Justin Lester hosted a Wellington insurance forum in June. It was felt important that the Government received feedback about insurance issues as they apply to the Wellington commercial, body corporate and residential ... More >>

Mayor bows to actor Ray Henwood following his death

Monday, 26 August 2019, 3:25 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has paid tribute to Ray Henwood, following the actor’s death at the age of 82. More >>

Room for rubbish is running out

Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:13 am | Wellington City Council

With only four years left until the Southern Landfill is full, it’s time to talk about what we do with our waste next. More >>

Room for rubbish is running out

Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:10 am | Wellington City Council

With only four years left until the Southern Landfill is full, it’s time to talk about what we do with our waste next. More >>

Hutt Road bridge upgrade starts next week

Friday, 23 August 2019, 1:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Work starts on Hutt Road next week to widen and upgrade the bridge over the Kaiwharawhara Stream – which will mean some traffic changes at off-peak times. The narrow shared path over the bridge is the last remaining pinch point on the recently upgraded Hutt ... More >>

New Wellington CBD library space named

Monday, 19 August 2019, 1:03 pm | Wellington City Council

The new CBD library service being developed in the National Library has been given the name He Matapihi Molesworth Library. More >>

Drivers urged to stay alert at intersections

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 11:11 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington drivers are being reminded to take extra care and stay alert at intersections with a region-wide campaign now under way to help reduce crashes. More >>

Mayor pays respects to arts icon Raymond Boyce

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 3:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester today paid tribute to the contribution to the arts community made by Raymond Boyce, who died today at the age of 91. More >>

Capital celebrates a decade as a Fair Trade City

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 1:51 pm | Wellington City Council

This year marks 10 years since Wellington City Council unanimously voted for Wellington to become a Fair Trade City – and there are numerous events and activities around the capital to celebrate this milestone. More >>

Wellington Community Awards

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:31 am | Wellington City Council

The Wellington chapter of Good Bitches Baking won the Supreme Winner award for baking things better in the capital at last night’s 2019 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. More >>

 

 

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