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Wgtn: Strengthening work continues on key transport route

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 2:34 pm | Wellington City Council

Major strengthening work will continue on Ngaio Gorge Road next month as part of the long term project to improve resilience on this key transport route. More >>

Seoul and Wellington to strengthen ties with MOU

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:39 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s links with South Korea’s capital Seoul will be strengthened tomorrow (Thursday 18 January) by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that signals closer ties between the two cities. More >>

Heavy rain causing flooding and making driving hazardous

Friday, 5 January 2018, 3:46 pm | Wellington City Council

Heavy rain in the past hour has flooded roads around Wellington City – particularly in low-lying areas in the eastern suburbs. More >>

Summer City set to shine on the Capital

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 12:43 pm | Wellington City Council

New Year’s Eve kicks-off a jam packed Summer City festival, proudly presented by Wellington City Council in its 39th year – and with over 90 free events happening over three months in the Capital, there’s something for everyone. More >>

CBD trolleybus wire removals start on 3 January

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 11:30 am | Wellington City Council

The removal of trolleybus power wires along the Golden Mile in central Wellington will start on the evening of Wednesday 3 January 2018. More >>

Fleur Fitzsimons is the new Southern Ward Councillor

Friday, 22 December 2017, 1:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Fleur Fitzsimons has been elected as the new Councillor to fill the vacant seat in Wellington City Council’s Southern Ward. More >>

Wellington Leading the Charge in Conservation Efforts

Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:37 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are leading the charge in conservation efforts, with more predator free groups established than any other city, and almost 350,000 native trees planted around the Capital too. “Wellington is at the forefront of a remarkable sea-change, ... More >>

Mayor welcomes changes to help the most risky buildings

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 2:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester wants the city’s unsafe buildings secured as soon as possible, and welcomes the changes to the unreinforced masonry (URM) programme announced today by Minister for Building and Construction Hon Jenny Salesa. More >>

Council to offer electric vehicle chargers

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 2:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has launched the application phase of a national-first programme – trialling electric vehicle charging points in residential streets. More >>

Council uniforms don’t cost the earth

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has partnered with The Formary to literally give the shirts off their staff’s backs – and help save the planet at the same time. More >>

Wellingtonians Feeling Safer in 2017

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:41 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are reporting feeling markedly safer after dark in 2017, compared with the year before, according to the annual Residents Monitoring Survey. More >>

Johnsonville Community Hub to begin in the new year

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:37 am | Wellington City Council

Construction will begin in January 2018 on the new Johnsonville Community Hub and public library, Deputy Mayor Jill Day announced today. More >>

New directors appointed to WREDA board

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 2:25 pm | Wellington City Council

New directors appointed to WREDA board Three new directors - Tracey Bridges, Wayne Mulligan and Kylie Archer – have been appointed to the board of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA). Tracey Bridges has also been appointed ... More >>

New sensors to make Karori Tunnel safer for people on bikes

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 4:41 pm | Wellington City Council

New sensors installed at each end of Karori Tunnel will detect people on bikes as they approach the tunnel, and flashing signs will let drivers know to slow down and let the bikes go first. Cycle detection loops have been cut into the road on the ... More >>

WCC calls on public to report myrtle rust sightings

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 4:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is asking the public to report suspected myrtle rust infections in the city, after the tree disease was recently confirmed to have infected a ramarama tree in Lower Hutt suburb Naenae. Wellington City Council Environment Partnership ... More >>

Karori Campus sale: Ward Councillors comment

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 4:19 pm | Wellington City Council

Karori Campus sale: Ward Councillors comment Wellington City Council’s Onslow-Western Councillors, Diane Calvert, Andy Foster and Simon Woolf, have responded to Victoria University of Wellington’s announcement of the formal sale and purchase of the ... More >>

World’s first official kererū road safety signs installed

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 5:18 pm | Wellington City Council

In an effort to make our streets safer and reduce cars killing kererū, Wellington City Council has installed “Slow for kererū” road signs at key locations around Zealandia and Otari Wiltons Bush. Both of these natural areas are home to many of ... More >>

Wellington develops people first housing affordability model

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 2:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council today adopted a draft Housing Strategy that is expected to set a new standard for measuring housing affordability. More >>

Wellington arts and culture projects receive boost

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 2:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council allocated $131,760 to 35 arts and culture groups and projects – with recipients representing a wide and diverse range of creative talent from all over the capital. More >>

Bird numbers are soaring in Wellington

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 5:14 pm | Wellington City Council

A 2017 bird report by Wellington City Council today revealed that tui, kaka and kakariki numbers have all increased significantly in Wellington Reserves since 2011, and there has been no decrease detected for any other species. More >>

 

 

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