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Teachers Learn Through New Games To Promote Road Safety To Children And Whānau

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 3:30 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Primary school teachers recently jumped on bikes to upskill and advocate for safe active travel among students and the wider community, through a partnership with Greater Wellington, the Bike On New Zealand Charitable Trust, Waka Kotahi, and local ... More >>

Greater Wellington Helps Fish Migrate By Identifying 660 Barriers In Kapiti Coast Rivers And Streams

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 12:56 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington has identified 660 fish passage barriers in Kāpiti Coast waterways across public and private land, a project that involved active involvement from local iwi to ensure our native freshwater fish can migrate and spawn. Our region’s waterways ... More >>

Keeping Region Safe From Pest Plants A Team Effort, Says Greater Wellington

Monday, 19 July 2021, 10:06 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Dangerous pests Nassella tussock, Chilean needle grass, and Alligator weed have yet to take hold in our region, and Greater Wellington is urging the community to make use of its pest control services to help keep it that way. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/33bb3ea925a293f52baf.jpeg" ... More >>

Keep Dogs Away From Hutt River And Wellington Harbour Beaches

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 2:28 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is urging dog owners to keep their dogs away from the Hutt River and Wellington Harbour beaches until staff have checked these areas for dead possums poisoned with 1080. Recent heavy rain during Saturday 17 July ... More >>

Bus Customers Encouraged To Check Before They Travel During Tramways Union Meeting

Monday, 12 July 2021, 1:44 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Some Wellington bus customers will face disruptions to their travel on Tuesday 13 July between 9.30am and 1.30pm as Tranzurban drivers attend a Tramways Union meeting. Metlink general manager, Scott Gallacher says, “This disruption only affects a ... More >>

Greater Wellington Welcomes Rail Asset Investment From Government

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 9:45 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington welcomed news today that the Government is investing $1.3 billion in the national rail network over the next three years. Chair of Greater Wellington Daran Ponter says the investment news comes at a crucial time with the regional council ... More >>

Wairarapa And Kāpiti Councillors Welcome Rail Asset Investment From Government

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 9:31 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Councillors from Wairarapa and Kāpiti welcomed news today that the Government is investing $1.3 billion in the national rail network over the next three years. Deputy Chair of Greater Wellington and Wairarapa Councillor Adrienne ... More >>

Tamariki Plant A Greener Future At Queen Elizabeth Park

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 12:23 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Tamariki from three schools across Kāpiti took the future of our environment into their own hands by getting them dirty at Greater Wellington’s tree planting event in Queen Elizabeth Park (QEP) as part of the regional council’s winter planting ... More >>

Greater Wellington Staff Raises $12,000 Koha For Wellington City Mission

Friday, 2 July 2021, 9:58 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

This week Greater Wellington staff donated $12,000 to Wellington City Mission in support of the charity’s work in our region. General Manager of Corporate Services, Samantha Gain, is delighted with the sum, which was raised from the sale of second-hand ... More >>

New Regional Partnership To Accelerate Progress On Regional Growth, Economic Development And Recovery

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 3:41 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Today’s first full business meeting of the new Wellington Regional Leadership Committee marks the start of a collaborative partnership designed to shape future growth in the Wellington-Wairarapa-Horowhenua region. The partnership has been progressed ... More >>

Greater Wellington’s 2021-31 Long Term Plan Adopted

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 1:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A long term plan focused on meeting the challenge of climate change and building regional resilience was adopted today by Greater Wellington. The 2021-31 Long Term Plan, which sets Greater Wellington’s priorities and budget for the next ten years, ... More >>

Public Supports Greater Wellington’s Plan For Greener, More Accessible Public Transport

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 12:51 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Council has adopted the Greater Wellington Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP) 2021-2031, which is a blueprint for mobilising greener, more sustainable and more customer friendly public transport in the region, after an overwhelming positive ... More >>

Greater Wellington To Adopts Ambitious Regional Transport Plan

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 11:01 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The 2021 Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) was adopted by Greater Wellington at today’s regional council meeting. The RLTP integrates transport planning the region, outlines the strategic direction for transport and details transport investment planned ... More >>

Greater Wellington Walks The Walk On Shift To Sustainable Transport

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 9:27 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington joined community members and government representatives from all walks of life at the third biennial Living Streets Aotearoa Walking Summit last week to discuss how to achieve more liveable, walkable, climate-resilient environments. ... More >>

Stronger Focus On Public Transport And Mode Shift Sought By Greater Wellington

Monday, 28 June 2021, 9:56 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A significant shift in policies, institutional arrangements and planned investment is required to accelerate the change needed to reduce transport emissions, says Greater Wellington in its submission to the Government on Hīkina te Kohupara – Kia mauri ... More >>

Snapper And Metlink Win 'Most Innovative Customer Serving Operator' At World's Largest Transport Ticketing Forum

Saturday, 26 June 2021, 3:47 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

At the TT2021 Digital Forum, the world’s largest transport ticketing forum, broadcast from London, Snapper and Metlink have won "Most Innovative Customer Serving Operator". Snapper produced an insights product that was heavily relied upon ... More >>

Wellington Tramway Museum Volunteer Calls For The Preservation Of Heritage And Community Hub

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 4:11 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington is proposing to grant the Wellington Tramway Museum a 30-year lease to support the volunteer’s ongoing operations and preserve an important regional heritage site. Public consultation is open until the 5 July 2021 and community feedback ... More >>

Restoration Day Celebrates Region’s Conservation Community

Friday, 18 June 2021, 12:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Birds, bugs and lizards was the theme of the Restoration Day 2021, an event that brings together dedicated volunteers, experts, iwi and community to celebrate their efforts to protect and restore our region’s natural environment. This year, this ... More >>

A More Assured Network With Redesigned Metlink Bus Timetables

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 1:07 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Metlink is taking the lead by working with operators to redesign timetables to provide more consistency across our network and reduce unplanned cancellations. Metlink general manager Scott Gallacher says in the wake of COVID-19 there have been a series of ... More >>

Greater Wellington Appoints New Chief Executive

Monday, 14 June 2021, 12:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington has ended its search for a new Chief Executive, with the Council appointing Nigel Corry as Chief Executive for a five-year term. Nigel Corry will take over the reins on 15 September and will be familiar to iwi, stakeholders and ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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