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Council scoops two awards for its social housing

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:28 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s social housing department, City Housing, recently won two awards at the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) regional awards for the refurbishment of the Kotuku Apartments in Kilbirnie. More >>

Join us for a preview of the Children’s Garden this weekend

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10:15 am | Wellington City Council

Get down with the kids and check out where we’re at with the Children’s Garden at a free, fun, family-friendly event at the Botanic Garden this Sunday. More >>

Sevens decision an opportunity to refresh Wellington events

Monday, 22 May 2017, 10:02 am | Wellington City Council

The decision to send the annual Rugby Sevens Tournament to Hamilton is an opportunity for Wellington to refresh its events calendar, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester says. More >>

Council supports sportswomen of past, present and future

Monday, 22 May 2017, 9:58 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is proud to be sponsoring the Emerging Sportswoman of the Year category at next month’s Wellington Hospitality Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards – adding to their current support of Wellington sportswomen in the ... More >>

Wellingtonians set to be Safer in their Homes

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 1:12 pm | Wellington City Council

The Environmental Protection Authority and Wellington City Council have collaborated with key government and not for profit agencies to hold the inaugural Safer Homes Event on 26 and 27 May, Michael Fowler Centre. More >>

Council funding not taken for granted by recipients

Monday, 15 May 2017, 2:21 pm | Wellington City Council

None of the recipients from the latest rounds of Council funding will be taking their allocations for granted – with a wide range of community groups and organisations benefiting from the latest distributions. More >>

Work ramps up on Hutt Road shared path

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3:51 pm | Wellington City Council

The first of about 80 lamp posts being removed from the seaward side of Hutt Road have come out this week, as work ramps up to make this busy commuter route safer for people on foot and bikes. More >>

Summary of ‘80’ targeted building assessments released

Friday, 12 May 2017, 9:30 am | Wellington City Council

The final reports of the targeted building assessments have been reviewed and a summary of all the findings, including nine recommendations for making Wellington safer in the future, has been shared by Wellington City Council today. Following ... More >>

$3.1 million more for Northern Community Hub

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 1:54 pm | Wellington City Council

The planned redevelopment of the Johnsonville Library is to be expanded into a $22.5 million Northern Suburbs Community Hub following a Wellington City Council decision today to spend an additional $3.1 million on the project. More >>

Final Love the Bay workshop held

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:37 am | Wellington City Council

The community-led Love the Bay engagement process on the future of Island Bay has completed the last of the scheduled workshop series. More >>

Rat monitor trial provides eradication insights

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:28 am | Wellington City Council

A pest monitoring trial undertaken on the Miramar Peninsula is a first step to understanding the scale of the predator issue facing the peninsula as the community gears up to eradicate pests and bring back birds and other native animals to the region. More >>

Wellington leading the way with commitment to car sharing

Friday, 5 May 2017, 12:17 pm | Wellington City Council

Electric car share company Mevo will open its second waterfront car share pod next week (Tuesday 9 May). The move is indicative of Wellington City Council’s strong commitment to car share, says Councillor Chris Calvi-Freeman, the Council’s Portfolio ... More >>

Waterfront makeover gets underway

Friday, 5 May 2017, 11:56 am | Wellington City Council

A further section of Wellington’s waterfront is about to get a makeover to open it up to the public as part of the North Kumutoto redevelopment project starting this month. The revamp of the 6000 square-metre area will see the public space fitted ... More >>

Wellington tops world quality of life rankings

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 11:46 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington is the best city in the world to live in, according to a global survey published in the Financial Times, acting Wellington Mayor Paul Eagle says. More >>

Free Cat Microchipping in May

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 12:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is partnering with the Wellington SPCA to offer free microchipping of cats on Saturdays throughout the month of May. More >>

New plan flags more kerbside waste services

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 4:19 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City residents are being encouraged to give their thoughts on plans to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in the city’s landfill by a third – including a proposal to look at the pros and cons of providing kerbside food and garden waste ... More >>

Capital communities benefit from Council grants

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:05 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has been busy allocating grants for organisations and community groups all over the capital – supporting initiatives to encourage creativity, develop cultural projects, and celebrate diversity and innovation. More >>

New cycle road markings for 30 city locations

Monday, 10 April 2017, 4:07 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council will mark more roads with bicycle arrows, or ‘sharrows’, in 30 new locations across the city after a trial found they improved safety for everyone. More >>

International artist residency forum in the capital

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:59 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and the Goethe Institut are proud to support the third annual artist residency forum, International Connections , at City Gallery Wellington on Wednesday 12 April at 5.30pm. More >>

Mayoral taskforce discussing comprehensive housing plan

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:06 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Housing Taskforce is investigating a comprehensive range of initiatives to help the Capital City avoid a housing crisis, Taskforce Chair and Deputy Mayor Paul Eagle says. More >>



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