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Greater Wellington proposed committee structure

Friday, 15 November 2019, 7:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

For immediate release Greater Wellington to boost Climate, Natural Resources and Mana Whenua grunt in proposed committee structure Greater Wellington Regional Council today published details of its proposed committee structure for the triennium ahead ... More >>

Wairarapa’s Mangatarere Stream wins at NZ River Awards

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 10:48 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Mangatarere Stream, a tributary of the Waiohine River, was one of three rivers awarded in the Most Improved River category of this year’s NZ River Awards, held last night in Wellington. More >>

Greater Wellington pushes government on climate change

Friday, 8 November 2019, 11:37 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A Greater Wellington Regional Council submission on the Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019 Has urged the government to do more on climate change. More >>

Greater Wellington urges gov to do more on water bottling

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 5:03 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Following a submission on Freshwater Reforms, Greater Wellington Regional Council today made a submission on the Resource Management Act Bill 2019 urging them to do more about water taken for bottling purposes. More >>

That’s a wrap for the Greater Welly Bike Fest

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 11:05 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

With over 80 free events held across the Wellington region, the inaugural month-long Kia Eke Paihikara Tātou Greater Welly Bike Fest went off with a bang. More >>

Backing banded dotterel for Bird of the Year 2019

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:54 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

With the Bird of the Year 2019 contest already taking off, Greater Wellington Regional Council is backing the beloved banded dotterel to fly to the top of the list. More >>

Greater Wellington welcomes congestion charging discussion

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 7:35 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is welcoming the release of The Price is Right, a policy paper which argues for congestion charging to help manage growing peak time urban traffic snarl-ups the report says costs the country more than a billion dollars ... More >>

East Harbour planting plots taking off

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 11:58 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Planting plots which have been established in East Harbour Regional Park are taking off, making way for more native plants to flourish along the hillsides. More >>

Daran Ponter elected as Greater Wellington Chair

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 9:22 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council elected its new chair and deputy chair today as the newly formed council met for the first time in its triennium following local elections. Cr Daran Ponter was voted chair and Cr Adrienne Staples as deputy. Both ... More >>

Rubbish dumping and driving on berms damaging Hutt River

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 11:42 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Despite over 1 million recreational users of the Hutt River last year, Greater Wellington Regional Council is continuing to struggle with people using the site as their own personal dumping ground. More >>

Park rangers take new e-bikes for a spin

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 11:16 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council takes another step towards its carbon neutral by 2030 goal by providing regional park rangers with electric bikes. More >>

Boaties told ‘no excuses’ for being unsafe on water

Monday, 21 October 2019, 1:15 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Water Safety Month kicked off last week and Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Harbourmaster Grant Nalder reminds Wellingtonians to stay safe out on the water. More >>

Regional council reports year of challenge and success

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 3:08 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has endorsed its Annual Report 2018/19, which reports on a year of challenge and success. More >>

Kaitoke Regional Park Kereru Count

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 9:51 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council have monitored kererū numbers in Kaitoke Regional Park for the past 16 years, and this year’s results are in. More >>

‘Shining star’ hits the tracks

Monday, 7 October 2019, 4:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

‘Shining star’ Jonathan Iremonger is the newest Metlink train driver for Wellington’s Transdev after graduating as a locomotive engineer on Monday. More >>

Greater Wellington acts on coastal erosion

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 4:37 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has voted to act on climate change-driven coastal erosion in Kapiti’s Queen Elizabeth Park through the establishment of a 40-metre erosion buffer zone along the park’s southern coast. More >>

Ōtaki River Annual Walkover celebrates milestones

Friday, 27 September 2019, 9:04 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Over 160 people turned out to the Ōtaki River Annual Walkover on September 25 to learn about and celebrate the work going on to enhance and protect the area. More >>

Council Disappointed with Wildly Inaccurate Reports on Rates

Monday, 23 September 2019, 1:37 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Chris Laidlaw today expressed his disappointment with wildly inaccurate reports of a 15 per cent rate hike for 2020/21. More >>

Appellants on Proposed Natural Resources Plan

Saturday, 21 September 2019, 11:26 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Looking Forward to Working with Appellants on Proposed Natural Resources Plan Greater Wellington Regional Council received 29 appeals by 5pm on 18 September on its Proposed Natural Resources Plan and will now work with the Environment ... More >>

Local government voting period underway

Friday, 20 September 2019, 2:19 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The voting period for the 2019 local government elections is officially underway and Greater Wellington Regional Council is encouraging people to help shape our region’s future by voting. More >>

 

 

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