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TSB Bank invests in Wellington Waterfront for 10 more years

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:14 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has formally signed an agreement with TSB Bank which increases the Bank’s investment in the Capital City. More >>

Kotuku Apartments - transformation begins

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:11 pm | Wellington City Council

An impression of what the upgraded Kotuku flats will look like in 2016. Homes for 50 more people will be created when the $7.4 million transformation of the Kotuku Apartments, in Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, is complete. Kotuku is the latest Wellington ... More >>

Māori community stalwart up for APW awards

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Selfless commitment to the Māori community and a lifelong dedication to cricket and football will be recognised next Wednesday 5 November by the Wellington City Council when Bill Rawiri and Trevor Rigby are given Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian ... More >>

Submissions close 10 November for Seawall consultation

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:39 pm | Wellington City Council

Consultation on how to manage coastal hazards, for the area of Island Bay Esplanade between Brighton Street and the Southern end of Shorland Park, will close on November 10 after going for a month. More >>

Portico demolition starts next week

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Views from Civic Square are set to open up as work begins on removing the Portico building above the entrance into the square from Victoria Street next week. More >>

New Johnsonville bridge takes shape

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Work on the new Broderick Road bridge is going well and this weekend Johnsonville residents will start to see the deck taking shape. Seven pre-cast concrete bridge beams are expected to be craned into position on Saturday (1 November) to create ... More >>

City Council named among the best at engagement

Friday, 24 October 2014, 4:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Two Wellington City Council teams were highly commended when the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) named the best in Australasia at its annual Core Values awards event in Sydney on Wednesday (22 October). More >>

Wellingtonians absolutely positive about quality of life

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 10:47 am | Wellington City Council

The 2014 Quality of Life survey released today shows Wellington is performing exceptionally well – with residents reporting the highest overall quality of life in this year’s survey. More >>

Council to seek community views on "legal highs" policy

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:47 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council will seek community views on its policy to control where psychoactive products – or “legal highs” – can be sold in the city. The Government plans to lift the temporary ban and make it legal for certain psychoactive products ... More >>

Social housing review to start later this year

Monday, 20 October 2014, 9:56 am | Wellington City Council

A five-yearly review of its social housing policy is to be started later this year by Wellington City Council. More >>

Karori Road retaining wall work finished

Monday, 20 October 2014, 9:54 am | Wellington City Council

The original retaining wall at 181 Karori Road was damaged and its replacement is part of Wellington City Council’s work programme to upgrade and improve the city’s infrastructure and resilience. More >>

‘Devil’s tongue’ lilies put on smelly double-act

Friday, 17 October 2014, 1:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Two devil’s tongue lilies are making their evil presence felt by flowering together and doubling the stench of rotting meat in the Wellington Botanic Garden’s Begonia House. More >>

Wellington Welcomes Freedom Campers

Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s environment committee agreed at yesterday’s meeting to welcome and allow campers visiting the Capital to freedom camp except in some parts of the city. More >>

Wellington celebrates best WOW ticket sales yet

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:46 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington celebrates best WOW ticket sales yet On Sunday night the 2014 World of WearableArt awards show closed – marking the end of a hugely successful season. More than 53,000 tickets were sold this year across 15 shows, an increase of 13% ... More >>

Capital Tech Precinct EOI released today

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 3:02 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is looking to kick-start the development of a tech precinct by supporting the establishment of a ‘tech hub’ – a shared space in the CBD for business accelerators and incubators, start-up businesses and small enterprise, ... More >>

Wastewatch patrols make big changes on the waterfront

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 10:57 am | Wellington City Council

Wastewatch is the name of a new initiative that aims to make Wellington’s award-winning waterfront an even better place to be while, at the same time, increasing the recycling of rubbish, lengthening the life of our landfills and saving money. The new system ... More >>

New harbour faultline: City Council response

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 2:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says while more detail is always useful, she is reassured that Wellington’s building standards already take into account the level of ground-shaking that the newly-discovered ‘Aotea’ fault could generate. The ... More >>

Mayor and WCC staff temporarily homeless

Monday, 6 October 2014, 3:51 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown and 10 Council staff will be sleeping rough this weekend for a good cause. More >>

Funding boost delivered for Wellington attractions

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:10 pm | Wellington City Council

A new tranche of financial support is heading toward some of the Wellington region’s top attractions and events, after the latest meeting of the Wellington Regional Amenities Fund (WRAF). More >>

Free app gets free entry to Zealandia tomorrow

Friday, 3 October 2014, 10:43 am | Wellington City Council

With all the different games and apps available today it can be difficult to entice kids to get outside and connect with the beautiful green spaces Wellington region has on offer. Habitat the Game is a new and exciting app that encourages children ... More >>



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