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Safer eastern suburbs cycle connections

Monday, 2 May 2016, 5:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Safer eastern suburbs cycle connections – sessions this week for the public and Kilbirnie businesses Wellington City Council will be holding two public drop-in sessions this week at ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie as part of the consultation now on for ... More >>

New chapter opens as Council Libraries modernises

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 12:11 pm | Wellington City Council

A new Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) self-service book issuing system is being installed across all Wellington City Council libraries. More >>

Wellington Mayor to strengthen ties with Canberra

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 12:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Mayor Celia Wade-Brown today leaves for Canberra for talks to establish stronger economic ties and formalise a relationship with the Australian capital. The Mayoral delegation will meet with the Australian Capital Territory’s Chief ... More >>

Expansion of oversubscribed arts fund proposed

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:18 am | Wellington City Council

Expansion of oversubscribed arts fund proposed A significant expansion of Wellington City Council funding for arts and culture has been proposed by today’s meeting of the Council’s Economic Growth and Arts Committee. The committee today agreed ... More >>

WCC announces reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 4:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council announced today that Wellington’s gross greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced by 2.1% between 2001 and 2015. More details will be release in the Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Wellington City and the Greater Wellington ... More >>

Capital’s Annual Plan – one more week to have your say

Friday, 22 April 2016, 4:35 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians have one more week to officially have their say on the Council’s Annual Plan 2016/17 consultation document, which sets out the activities and budget for the next financial year. More >>

Connecting people in Wellington’s Eastern Suburbs

Friday, 22 April 2016, 3:32 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council wants to hear your views on creating safer and easier connections for people cycling and walking in the eastern suburbs. More >>

Sonic Wells – backdrop to Historical Sister City agreement

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 4:19 pm | Wellington City Council

The opening of Sonic Wells for Gallipoli – interactive installations that will connect New Zealand, Australia and Turkey with a real-time audio link – will coincide with the signing of an agreement to forge an Historic Sister City relationship between ... More >>

New bike parking corrals for central city

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 3:34 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is installing three new bicycle parks or ‘corrals’ in Ghuznee, Cuba and Wigan streets to meet an increasing demand for places to leave bikes in the central city. More >>

Cable Car’s winter closure for major upgrade

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 1:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s iconic Cable Car is to close down for two months – from 7 June to 31 July – for a $3 million comprehensive equipment upgrade that will, among other things, allow the service to run more quickly and carry more passengers. More >>

ANZAC Day – road closures and transport information

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 3:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Thousands of people are expected to go to the Dawn Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Anzac Day , Monday 25 April. More >>

Voting trial cancellation a lost opportunity

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 1:30 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Deputy Mayor, Justin Lester, says the cancellation of the onlinevoting trial proposed for this year’s local body elections is disappointing – and a lost opportunity. More >>

Animal control and parking officers to wear cameras

Monday, 18 April 2016, 11:48 am | Wellington City Council

From Wednesday (20 April), Wellington City Council’s five animal control officers will begin wearing cameras to help protect them in situations where their safety might be at risk. The Council’s Public Health Manager, Helen Jones, says Wellington ... More >>

Capital’s cycling plans inspected for rapid delivery

Friday, 15 April 2016, 5:09 pm | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council is partnering with the New Zealand Transport Agency to conduct an independent review of the Capital’s cycling plan. More >>

Smarter parking in the ‘Smart Capital’

Friday, 15 April 2016, 12:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington commuters will be able to pay and simply walk away as part of the new ‘Pay by Space’ parking system being rolled out in the city and expected to go into operation later this year. More >>

Capital’s arts community makes pitch for future

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 3:48 pm | Wellington City Council

A plan to activate the Capital’s arts sector, introduce a new outdoor events series and changes to community grants were among proposals given a big tick of approval by members of the Capital’s arts community. More >>

Wellington City Council leads the charge in clean transport

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Over the next three days, Wellingtonians can see and ride in electric cars and experience the future of environmentally sustainable transport. A lucky Wellingtonian may even win an electric car for a week. More >>

Wellington aims for world first as ‘smokefree capital’

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Community, Sport and Recreation Committee have agreed to make the Capital City smokefree by reducing the prevalence of smoking to less than 5 percent by 2025. More >>

Council partners with Creative NZ to support local arts

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:57 am | Wellington City Council

Twice a year Wellington City Council and Creative New Zealand come together to support local arts activities through the Creative Communities Scheme. In this funding round the scheme supported 26 community arts projects. More >>

Council welcomes megastar Cindy Sherman

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:33 am | Wellington City Council

14 April 2016 Council welcomes megastar Cindy Sherman Wellington City Council is proud to announce its support for an exhibition by one of the most influential contemporary artists of our time. New York-based Cindy Sherman will be exhibiting at City Gallery ... More >>

 

 

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