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Kākā chicks world famous

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 10:51 am | Wellington City Council

A recently launched “kākā cam” has captured viewers’ hearts and screens worldwide. The live stream of a young family of native kākā parrots has been viewed all over the world, from the United States to Russia, with over 10,000 views to date ... More >>

Sky Show Celebrates 21st with 2500kgs of Fireworks

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 4:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s much anticipated Sky Show fireworks display will light up the night on Saturday 7 November. World-renowned Artistic Pyrotechnic Designer, of PyroStar International, Robert McDermott, will once again curate the spectacular, which launches ... More >>

Wellington Mayor roughing it for a good cause

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10:09 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will sleep in a cardboard box on Friday night (9 October) to raise awareness of the needs of the city’s homeless as part of a 14 hour fundraising project being run by community groups working with the homeless. More >>

‘Give Well – Live Well’ launches Wellbeing Week

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:15 am | Wellington City Council

Monday marks the beginning of Wellington Wellbeing Week (5 –11 October). Run in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign aiming to increase the wellbeing of individuals and communities and help them to flourish, this year’s ... More >>

Microsoft City Next blog cites Wellington Mayor

Friday, 2 October 2015, 4:55 pm | Wellington City Council

Microsoft City Next blog names Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown in list of world Mayor diversity and equality More >>

Wellington safe city heroes honoured

Friday, 2 October 2015, 1:10 pm | Wellington City Council

The brave, the selfless and the safety-conscious received Safety in the City Awards last night from Wellington City Council for their contribution to keeping Wellington safe. More >>

Court decision on Roseneath dispute to be scrutinised

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 4:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Acting Mayor, Justin Lester, says the City Council intends to carry out an Environment Court order for the demolition of a disputed ‘play structure’ on a Roseneath property. More >>

Historic Flagstaff Hill now in public ownership

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 8:53 am | Wellington City Council

Historic Flagstaff Hill now in public ownership Wellington City Council has, after more than 40 years, finally secured ownership of the historic Flagstaff Hill reserve above Willis Street. Tonight’s Council meeting voted unanimously to approve the ... More >>

Upgrade under way at the Island Bay shops

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 3:46 pm | Wellington City Council

The upgrade of Island Bay Parade has started and one of the first priorities is to make the shopping centre safer by altering two pedestrian crossings. More >>

Commonwealth Walkway route suggestions sought

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 4:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Community suggestions for New Zealand’s first Commonwealth Walkway are being sought by the Wellington City Council. More >>

Iconic Wellington architect firm engaged for new library

Friday, 25 September 2015, 2:54 pm | Wellington City Council

Celebrated Wellington firm, Athfield Architects will be providing architectural and design services for the new $16.5 million Johnsonville Library project. More >>

Wellington City Council and 100 Resilient Cities

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 11:28 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and 100 Resilient Cities —pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation , launch ‘Resilient Wellington’ More >>

Wellington Spring Festival best way to welcome new season

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Spring has sprung, so the poem goes, and there’s no better way to welcome the new season than Wellington’s Spring Festival. More >>

Council designer takes young achiever award

Friday, 18 September 2015, 3:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Senior Urban Designer Anna Harley was last night named Beca Young Achiever of the Year at the inaugural Wellington Property People Awards for her work on two projects that have helped transform the city. More >>

Getting on board to Keep NZ Beautiful

Friday, 18 September 2015, 11:46 am | Wellington City Council

This Sunday 20 September business owners, community groups and Wellington City Council will work together to spring clean Left Bank in Cuba Mall as part of Keep New Zealand Beautiful week. More >>

Sir James Belich , ‘a good and gentle man’

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 10:19 am | Wellington City Council

On the eve of the funeral for Sir James Belich, Wellington City Mayor, Celia Wade-Brown, paid tribute to the former Mayor of Wellington as a good and gentle man who made an indelible mark on the city. More >>

Smart technologies make Wellington safer

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 3:02 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council in partnership with leading technology company NEC is running a Living Lab in Cuba Mall to explore how technology can make the city safer and smarter. More >>

Wellington buildings get smarter and greener

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 2:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington buildings get smarter and greener Wellington Smart Buildings Challenge launched today. A partnership between Wellington City Council, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and Microsoft to significantly reduce energy consumption ... More >>

WCC votes yes to participate in online voting trial

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 2:13 pm | Wellington City Council

This morning Wellington City Council voted yes (7-6) to join an online voting trial for next year’s local body elections. More >>

Call for Wellingtonians to slow down

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 5:07 pm | Wellington City Council

With excessive speed contributing to 20 percent of all fatal and serious injury crashes on New Zealand roads, Wellington City Council and NZ Police are reminding people to stick to the limit. More >>



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