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Fireworks postponed till next weekend after whale advice

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:37 pm | Wellington City Council

The Matariki Sky Show is to be postponed till next weekend – Saturday 14 July (rain day Sunday 15 July) – primarily due to the presence of the southern right whale in Wellington Harbour. More >>

Blazing Sky Show to light up Matariki

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 2:24 pm | Wellington City Council

The sky above Wellington Harbour is set to explode with Matariki stars this Saturday, with the Sky Show finale of a successful month of Matariki events. More >>

Locals invited to go on ‘plastic safari’ at landfill

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 9:34 am | Wellington City Council

Following a positive public response for the inaugural roll-out in 2017, Wellington City Council’s ‘Bags in the Wild’ landfill tour is back again for this year’s Plastic Free July. More >>

Council wants public to take charge

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 9:26 am | Wellington City Council

An exciting new project will be hitting the streets of Wellington later this year, with electric vehicle (EV) chargers being installed around the capital – and Wellington City Council wants the public to have their say on where they’ll go. More >>

Technology makes freedom camping more sustainable

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:40 pm | Wellington City Council

We’re pleased to announce a new trial of a donation scheme launching in Wellington – using existing sensors to support a free travel app designed to make freedom camping more sustainable and easier, with the ability for campers to make a koha. More >>

Rongotai subway gets sea-themed portals

Friday, 29 June 2018, 10:08 am | Wellington City Council

Sea creatures and ships – real and imagined – will soon transform the subway linking Rongotai and Miramar. More >>

Wellington will benefit from Govt transport spending: Mayor

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 4:06 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is backing the Government’s spending on transport measures aimed at boosting the economy and easing congestion. More >>

Wellington business joins Mayor’s call to share Matariki

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 12:35 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington business joins Mayor’s call to share Matariki cheer A Wellington business whose name is synonymous with the city’s coffee scene has joined Wellington Mayor Justin Lester’s campaign to #sharetheahi in the lead up to tomorrow’s Ahi Kā ... More >>

Puppet show shows not all green is good

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 11:02 am | Wellington City Council

Weeds have a massive impact on our environment, so we’ve invited artists to raise awareness through art – and a school holiday puppet show is set to do that. More >>

Wellingtonians recognised for giving their absolute best

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 10:40 pm | Wellington City Council

Stephanie McIntyre’s championing of the cause of Wellington’s homeless for more than a decade illustrates how some Wellingtonians will go above and beyond the call. McIntyre – and 12 other Wellingtonians - have been recognised this year with an ... More >>

Wellington City Council adopts visionary 10-Year-Plan

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:09 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has chosen a course of growth and future-proofing the city for the next 50 years while also bringing forward work on sewage sludge growth and flood protection. Council today adopted, by a vote of 13-1, its Long-Term Plan for ... More >>

Historic house needs new lease of life

Monday, 25 June 2018, 10:05 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is looking for a long-term community focused or NGO tenant to lease a historically significant house located in Khandallah Park. The former Khandallah custodian’s residence located at 86 Clark Street, has local historical ... More >>

Predator Free Wellington ready to spread its wings

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 1:02 pm | Wellington City Council

Predator Free Wellington was today given Wellington City Council’s tick of approval to become a legally recognised charity, opening the door for further growth and a wider raft of funding opportunities. More >>

Thirty solutions to address Wellington housing

Friday, 15 June 2018, 4:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is looking at a 30-piece tool kit to tackle housing affordability, availability and quality as the capital faces increasing housing demand over the next 25 years – an approach welcomed by the Government. More >>

Sodden sportsfields to be red-carded this weekend

Friday, 15 June 2018, 1:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington footballers and rugby players may have to find other things to do this weekend – it’s likely there’ll be large numbers of ground restrictions or closures following relentless rain in the past few weeks. More >>

Wellingtonians keen to get their city moving

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 6:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians want better public transport and fewer cars in more liveable central city streets and are backing a number of exciting plans to get the capital moving, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester. More >>

New name- Te Ngākau - for Wellington’s Civic Square

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 3:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is delighted to have confirmed the final te reo policy, Te Tauihu, and to have taken the first step in making te reo more visible in the city. More >>

Wellington City Council backs Citizens Advice Bureau

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 2:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and the Wellington Citizens Advice Bureau (WelCAB) have come to an agreement on a funding arrangement which means WelCAB’s services will continue for another three years. More >>

Wellington starts Matariki celebrations with ReCut 5

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 11:03 am | Wellington City Council

Head to Civic Square tomorrow night for ReCut 5 – a unique and exciting music, dance, and visual experience celebrating the start of Matariki. More >>

Council and Wellington CAB agree future partnership

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and the Wellington Citizens Advice Bureau (WelCAB) have agreed on a collaborative course of action in which the two parties could enter a three-year contract being considered at the City Strategy Committee meeting tomorrow. More >>



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