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Council takes first steps towards tech precinct

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:13 pm | Wellington City Council

Council takes first steps towards tech precinct Wellington City Council today announced the first steps towards establishing a central city tech precinct – with an Expression of Interest (EOI) to be released later this month. Council is looking to kick-start ... More >>

Updated cycle lane plans reflect feedback

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:20 am | Wellington City Council

Two extra pedestrian crossings and a new set of traffic lights are among the changes now proposed as part of the plan to install safer cycle lanes along The Parade in Island Bay. More >>

Heritage Buildings Get Funds Boost

Monday, 1 September 2014, 2:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Eleven heritage building owners will receive over $200,000 from Wellington City Council’s Built Heritage Incentive fund. More >>

SHAs to boost Wellington housing supply

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 4:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council yesterday approved eight special housing areas (SHAs) and qualifying development criteria under the Wellington Housing Accord. More >>

Work to start on new look for Cenotaph plaza

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 10:55 am | Wellington City Council

Work on refurbishing the Cenotaph plaza in central Wellington is set to start next Monday (1 September). More >>

Annual Report: Wellington is in great shape

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 4:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s 2013-14 Annual Report was formally approved this afternoon – and it shows that not only are the Council’s finances healthy and prudently-managed but that the city itself is in great shape. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says the refreshed ... More >>

World-beating barbershop quartet up for APW awards

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Lifelong commitments to saving lives and soaring harmonies will be recognised this Wednesday by the Wellington City Council, when community stalwart Bill Day and world-beating barbershop quartet The Musical Island Boys receive Absolutely Positive Wellingtonian ... More >>

Artsplash - doing it for the kids for 27 years

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 9:56 am | Wellington City Council

Artsplash kicks off next month and behind the scenes of New Zealand’s biggest primary and intermediate event is the energetic Mary Prichard who has been helping to organise and coordinate it for 27 years. More >>

Robbie Whyte: Questioning the Ethics of Abstraction

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 11:04 am | Wellington City Council

Normally when you attend an art gallery you expect to see art already lining the walls. More >>

Cycling boost welcomed by Mayor

Monday, 18 August 2014, 4:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Cycling boost welcomed by Mayor Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government that it will provide new funding for urban cycleways. Today the Prime Minister announced $100 million will be made available over the next ... More >>

More Wellington kids to be out riding bikes

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 3:07 pm | Wellington City Council

Students of three Wellington Primary Schools will soon be mastering their cycling skills within the safety of their school grounds thanks to a new initiative from Wellington City Council. West Park School, Karori West Normal School and Holy Cross ... More >>

Bridge work signals start of unlocking Johnsonville Triangle

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 1:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Work on constructing a new railway overbridge on Broderick Road in Johnsonville gets under way this month as part of the Wellington City Council and NZ Transport Agency joint project to unlock the Johnsonville Triangle and improve traffic moving through ... More >>

Combined Wellington water proposal springs forth

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 3:43 pm | Wellington City Council

A more unified approach to the delivery of urban Wellington’s water services is agreed, following the Wellington City Council decision today for the Greater Wellington Regional Council to join Capacity Infrastructure Services. The Wellington City Council, ... More >>

Events Capital cleans up at national awards

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 12:38 pm | Wellington City Council

It’s official – Wellington’s status as the country’s Events Capital has been confirmed – with six awards at last night’s New Zealand Association of Event Professionals (NZEAP) Event Awards. More >>

Wellington City Council starts improvements in Thorndon

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Visiting parts of Thorndon is like going back in time and getting a glimpse of an era gone by, and work starting this week will help to maintain this historical neighbourhood – and celebrate its creative heritage at the same time. More >>

Artist’s quest for love on Courtenay Place

Monday, 4 August 2014, 4:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Prominent multimedia artist and writer Sarah Jane Parton’s latest art work, It’s love, isn’t it? explores the quest for love on Courtenay Place, and what better place to stage this exhibition than in the Courtenay Place Park Light boxes. More >>

Remember, remember 8 November

Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:20 am | Wellington City Council

This year’s Sky Show fireworks display will again take place on the weekend (Saturday 8 November) after Guy Fawkes night. Wellington’s Acting Mayor, Justin Lester, says changing last year’s Sky Show display to a Saturday night, rather than a weeknight, ... More >>

Panel favours two southern cycle routes

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:50 am | Wellington City Council

Recommendations made by a panel of Wellingtonians this week are a first step towards making Berhampore and Newtown safer and easier places to get about by bike. More >>

Road patrollers get orange fever for road safety

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 4:34 pm | Wellington City Council

More than 1200 children, representing over half of Wellington’s primary schools, will march through the city in the annual Orange Day street parade this Friday 1 August. The march is part of the annual celebration of the great work done by school ... More >>

Football fever hits Wellington this weekend

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:38 pm | Wellington City Council

This weekend Wellington welcomes football fans from across the world and around the country when the Football United Tour rolls into town. On Saturday, Wellington Phoenix host an historic double-header at Westpac Stadium with the Phoenix playing ... More >>



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