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WCC backs sea level rise report

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 1:28 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright’s report into the challenges facing New Zealand due to sea level rise ( Changing climate and rising seas: understanding the science .) More >>

Christmas comes early for arts and culture in Wellington

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:23 pm | Wellington City Council

This week the Wellington City Council granted $109,000 to 26 organisations from the arts and culture community in the Capital – with community festivals, WW100 commemorative projects, and theatre and dance groups all benefitting from grants. More >>

Capital’s Chinese Garden a symbol of partnership

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:18 pm | Wellington City Council

The proposed Chinese Garden for the Wellington Waterfront will be a symbol of the strong relationship shared between Wellington and its partner cities and regions in China, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said today. More >>

Wellington Cable Car Finalist in Engineering Awards

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:32 am | Wellington City Council

An “innovative and ingenious” electrical fault protection project that greatly enhances safety for workers and members of the public near trolley bus overhead wires has landed Wellington Cable Car Limited (WCCL) a spot as a finalist in the prestigious ... More >>

Wellington Cable Car Finalist in Engineering Awards

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:31 am | Wellington City Council

An “innovative and ingenious” electrical fault protection project that greatly enhances safety for workers and members of the public near trolley bus overhead wires has landed Wellington Cable Car Limited (WCCL) a spot as a finalist in the prestigious ... More >>

Xiamen delegation to Wellington has business focus

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:38 am | Wellington City Council

Stronger business, education and cultural ties with our Chinese partners will be the focus when a 20-strong government and business delegation led by Xiamen Mayor Mr Liu Keqing which visits Wellington tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday as part of the ... More >>

Council wins at Sustainable Business Network Awards

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 9:47 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has won the Renewables Innovation Award at the 2014NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards held at Shed 10 on Auckland’s waterfront, 18 November. More >>

Strathmore family fun day

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 3:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Members of the Hurricanes and the Saints basketball team are expected to join in a family fun day in Strathmore, Wellington, tomorrow (Wednesday 19 November) that will celebrate a big effort to clean up the Rangitatau Reserve – and in particular ... More >>

‘Stellar’ lineup for new WREDA Board

Monday, 17 November 2014, 12:54 pm | Wellington City Council

The eight people selected to the inaugural Board of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) are a “stellar” lineup of New Zealand business, research and academic leaders. More >>

Victoria St Part Closure Friday 14/14 Until Sunday

Friday, 14 November 2014, 5:30 pm | Wellington City Council

Part of Victoria Street in central Wellington to be closed from tonight (Friday) until early Sunday as a large crane is set up More >>

Bus tunnel strengthening work about to start

Friday, 14 November 2014, 5:24 pm | Wellington City Council

The planned earthquake-strengthening of Hataitai bus tunnel is set to start on Monday 17 November and will take about six months – but for bus users it should be business as usual most of the time. More >>

Victoria Street transformation gets under way

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 5:23 pm | Wellington City Council

An $11 million street upgrade project getting under way this month will help transform Victoria Street – a part of the city that is set to become one of Wellington’s busiest inner city neighbourhoods. More >>

District plan changes enable quality growth

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 2:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Councillors gave their stamp of approval to residential and suburban centre district plan changes 72 and 73 last week. These changes will manage growth and development in all residential and suburban centre properties in the city. These changes replace ... More >>

Memorial street signs commemorate Armistice Day

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 9:33 am | Wellington City Council

Memorial street signs commemorate Armistice Day Wellington City Council is identifying the history behind the names of Wellington street signs that have an association with World War I – and has found some interesting stories along the way. These ... More >>

Jump platform ready for summer action

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:02 am | Wellington City Council

Come on in – the water’s fine - the Taranaki Street Wharf jump platform, in Wellington Harbour, has reopened and is ready for the attentions and antics of the city’s daredevil bomb divers. More >>

Sky Show fireworks 2014 – a perfect night ahead

Saturday, 8 November 2014, 8:07 pm | Wellington City Council

A fine evening with light winds is expected to draw at least 100,000 people on to the Wellington waterfront and hillside vantage points for the 20th Sky Show fireworks extravaganza tonight. More >>

Life’s a beach in Civic Square

Friday, 7 November 2014, 11:36 am | Wellington City Council

Civic Square will be buzzing with goodtime summer vibes over the coming months thanks to Wellington City Council bringing the beach to the central city. More >>

Green light for Wellington Convention Centre

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 9:05 am | Wellington City Council

Green light for Wellington Convention Centre The Wellington Convention Centre, identified as a key driver for the Capital’s economy, jobs and international attractiveness, is a major step closer to reality. The Wellington City Council voted 13/2 last night ... More >>

Live streaming of tonight's Guy Fawkes meeting of WCC

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 3:58 pm | Wellington City Council

live streaming of tonight's Guy Fawkes meeting of the Wellington City Council - will there be fireworks? More >>

Survey shows ‘Uber-Council’ for Wellington lacks appeal

Monday, 3 November 2014, 3:49 pm | Wellington City Council

The results of a new survey showing a lack of support for amalgamation of local government across the Wellington region “indicate that there is little public appetite for one über-council from Miramar to Masterton”, says Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. More >>

 

 

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