Wellington City Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Awards celebrate social enterprise in the city

Friday, 25 May 2018, 8:55 am | Wellington City Council

Three local organisations were celebrated in a Social Enterprise Showcase presentation at the Wellington Gold Awards finalist announcement event at Te Wharewaka last night. More >>

Survey shows Wellingtonians want art in their lives

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 12:31 pm | Wellington City Council

A recent survey shows Wellingtonians are proud of their city’s creativity, and are backing investment in art and culture to make the Culture Capital a vibrant and interesting place to live, says Mayor Justin Lester. More >>

Be led down the Botanic Garden path this Sunday

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 3:59 pm | Wellington City Council

As part of this year’s New Zealand and Australian Botanic Gardens Day, our very own will be celebrating with free activities and events for all to enjoy this Sunday. More >>

Wellington Mayor bags a first

Monday, 21 May 2018, 11:15 am | Wellington City Council

Mayor Justin Lester is celebrating his local supermarket becoming one of the first in the country to go single-use plastic bag free today. More >>

Mayor says Budget 2018 will complement Wellington's work

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:17 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has welcomed the Government’s move to spend more on social housing, and a programme aimed at helping the long-term homeless. More >>

Basin Reserve’s Museum Stand to be saved after council vote

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:08 pm | Wellington City Council

The Museum Stand will continue to grace the Basin Reserve after Wellington City Council agreed the 94-year-old structure is worth preserving. More >>

Council proposes new name for Wellington waterfront

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:49 pm | Wellington City Council

The capital’s increasingly popular waterfront walkway could get a new official name – Ara Moana – following a proposal at a meeting of Wellington City Council’s Regulatory Processes Committee today. More >>

Younger Wellingtonians having say on city’s future

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 11:09 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s focus on digital engagement has paid off, with younger residents making up the biggest cohort of submitters to its 10-Year Plan consultation. More >>

Green light for Omāroro/Prince of Wales Park reservoir

Monday, 14 May 2018, 2:42 pm | Wellington City Council

An independent panel has recommended Wellington City Council confirm designation of the Omāroro/Prince of Wales reservoir. More >>

Cobham Drive night work to install new lights

Monday, 14 May 2018, 2:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Night work to install new energy efficient LED street lighting is getting under way on Cobham Drive this week – part of a bigger project to develop a new two-way bike path and footpath on the harbour side. More >>

Wellington Mayor backs Govt spending for predator control

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 11:12 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is thrilled with the news the Department of Conservation is getting a budget boost for pest control work. More >>

Future of Basin Reserve Museum Stand to be decided

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:01 pm | Wellington City Council

A proposal to save, refurbish and strengthen the Basin Reserve’s heritage-listed Museum Stand will be debated by Wellington City Council next week, with Mayor Justin Lester strongly behind the proposal. More >>

Fire, fun and fireworks for Matariki ki Pōneke

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 11:55 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s winter will light up with fire, fun and fireworks over three events for the first Matariki ki Pōneke festival. More >>

$11m earmarked for Ngaio Gorge resilience

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 10:52 am | Wellington City Council

As part of its draft 10-Year Plan, Wellington City Council has earmarked $10.7 million to ensure Ngaio Gorge Road remains useable in the event of a disaster or severe weather. More >>

Dealing with sea level rise: who should pay?

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 12:15 pm | Wellington City Council

We need to wake up to the financial and opportunity cost of continuing our protection measures against sea level rise. More >>

$34m-plan for more Wellington bus lanes

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 10:10 am | Wellington City Council

In its draft 10-Year Plan, Wellington City Council has earmarked $34 million to help improve Wellington bus services, with bus-priority lanes and new shelters. More >>

Town Hall strengthening update

Friday, 4 May 2018, 3:55 pm | Wellington City Council

From Monday 7 May, the walkway between Michael Fowler Centre and the Town Hall will be closed while we secure some brickwork (unreinforced masonry). Works are expected to take a few months. This next phase of strengthening work will mean some loss of ... More >>

Are there better ways to spend the Council’s budget?

Friday, 4 May 2018, 2:36 pm | Wellington City Council

Newlands Park and Grenada North Park – should they be upgraded? Or are there better ways to spend the Council’s budget? More >>

Council-community partnership leads to Makara Peak extension

Friday, 4 May 2018, 11:33 am | Wellington City Council

Working in partnership with community group Makara Peak Supporters, Wellington City Council plans to help fund and build a series of new tracks at Wellington’s premier mountain biking destination, Makara Peak. More >>

Council grants building a safer future for the capital

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 2:18 pm | Wellington City Council

The Council’s Grants Subcommittee approved over $500,000 of funding towards seismic strengthening work and conservation of 16 historic buildings around the capital through the Built Heritage Incentive Fund (BHIF) today. The BHIF supports owners with the ... More >>



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