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Wellington’s new plaques to honour great local women

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:00 am | Wellington City Council

Famous radio broadcaster Maud Basham will be remembered in Wellington today with the unveiling of a plaque in her honour. Basham, affectionately known as Aunt Daisy, broadcast for 27 years from the Hope Gibbons building (on the corner of Taranaki ... More >>

112 buildings with ACP identified in Wellington

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:14 pm | Wellington City Council

In 2017 the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment investigated the use of aluminium-composite panels (ACP) on New Zealand buildings. To assist with that work, Wellington City Council has investigated buildings featuring ACP around the ... More >>

Council shines light on Suffrage 125

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 10:56 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council will be lighting up popular landmarks around the city as part of its planned celebrations of Suffrage 125 this week. More >>

New Wellington social housing site completed

Monday, 17 September 2018, 9:03 am | Wellington City Council

Te Māra apartments – 104 new social housing units built by Wellington City Council – were blessed in a dawn ceremony today (Monday 17 September). More >>

Wellington’s te reo Māori waterfront lagoon name highlighted

Sunday, 16 September 2018, 12:15 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s te reo Māori waterfront lagoon name highlighted Confusion about the name of Wellington’s waterfront lagoon will be no more, with Whairepo Lagoon now etched into the landscape. The man-made landmark by Frank Kitts Park was officially ... More >>

WCC unveils new rental model for inner city

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:07 pm | Wellington City Council

A New Zealand-first model to help bring more affordable and quality rental accommodation to the central city has been unveiled in Wellington. More >>

Wellington eyes flock of te reo reserve names

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington eyes flock of te reo reserve names during Te Wiki o te reo Māori More >>

Wellingtonians happy with quality of urban life

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Amid the hustle and bustle of city life, Wellingtonians are generally happy with their lot, and also have a high level of concern for their fellow citizens according to a survey released today. The biennial Quality of Life survey conducted by Nielsen, ... More >>

Kia Kaha te Reo Māori

Monday, 10 September 2018, 11:22 am | Wellington City Council

Kua reri te tāone o Pōneke ki te tautoko i te reo Māori, ehara i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori anake, engari i ngā wiki katoa, tā te kī o te Koromatua a Justin Lester. More >>

Council funds build foundations for future

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:24 am | Wellington City Council

The Council has approved over $350,000 in grants to projects and organisations that reflect the diversity of the capital, and will contribute to building a stronger, more resilient, creative and vibrant environment for everyone in our community. The ... More >>

Mentoring initiative supports food for thought

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 10:17 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and The Sustainable Business Network are excited to announce the four winners of the 2018 Good Food Boost programme – giving fledgling food businesses the wings to fly. Businesses that deliver creative cooking, local honey, ... More >>

Work on Oriental Parade starting next week

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 4:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Work will be getting under way on the section of Oriental Parade between Herd Street and Freyberg Pool from Monday 10 September so the planned street improvements can be completed before the busy summer season gets into full swing. More >>

Council’s impending shift to The Terrace: update

Monday, 3 September 2018, 12:12 pm | Wellington City Council

The first Wellington City Council staff are scheduled to shift from Civic Square to temporary offices on The Terrace after Labour Weekend in October. More >>

Wellington City Council gets Living Wage accreditation

Monday, 3 September 2018, 12:00 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is celebrating becoming the country’s largest accredited Living Wage employer – and the first council to achieve the mark. More >>

Wellington’s Botanic Garden to bloom in 150th year

Monday, 3 September 2018, 11:27 am | Wellington City Council

Today marks the start of the Wellington Botanic Garden’s 150th anniversary. The celebrations will run through to November 2019, with a range of family friendly events - and it all started today with school children, iwi, local dignitaries and Wellington ... More >>

User-pays for weekend car parking in Wellington

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11:32 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has agreed to proceed to a user-pays model with parking at weekends. More >>

‘Stay alert at intersections’ campaign launch

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 10:10 am | Wellington City Council

This spring, drivers across the Wellington region will receive the message to stay alert at intersections. More >>

Orange Day 2018 – march for road safety

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 10:12 am | Wellington City Council

More than half of Wellington’s primary schools will be represented at this year’s Orange Day Parade on Friday 7 September – in a mass celebration of our school road patrols. More >>

Mayor welcomes Z Energy and Flick Electric deal

Monday, 27 August 2018, 12:32 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has welcomed the deal between local companies Z Energy and Flick Electric. More >>

Mayor backs moves to strengthen tenants’ rights

Monday, 27 August 2018, 12:31 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is backing an overhaul of the renting housing market, as more and more Wellingtonians will be renting in the future. More >>



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