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Fertiliser Application At Battle Hill And Belmont Regional Parks

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 9:41 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The grazed areas at Battle Hill Farm Forest Park and the western side of Belmont Regional Park will undergo fertiliser application from Wednesday, April 2 as part of the essential services which are permitted to continue during the COVID-19 Level ... More >>

Covid-19: Regional Park Campsites And Facilities To Close

Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:49 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

In accordance with the Prime Minister’s announcement today on raised COVID-19 alert levels, Greater Wellington Regional Council is closing all regional park campgrounds and facilities. At alert level 3, regional parks remain open but camping will no ... More >>

Covid-19: Greater Wellington Closes Offices

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 3:16 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

In line with advice from the Wellington Region Emergency Management Group (WREMO) and the Ministry of Health, Greater Wellington Regional Council is closing its offices to the public and encouraging all office based staff to work from home. Greater Wellington’s ... More >>

COVID-19: Greater Wellington Regional Council Cancels Committee Meetings

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:09 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The next cycle of Greater Wellington Regional Council committee meetings will be cancelled due to COVID-19, with more regular full Council meetings taking place. Greater Wellington Chair Daran Ponter says it is important for Council to focus on ... More >>

Covid-19: Metlink Removes Cash Sales From Buses, Trains And Stations

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 5:17 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

To stay one step ahead of COVID-19 and give our passengers and staff more peace of mind, Metlink will be removing all cash sales from trains, buses and stations as of Monday, March 23. “On Metlink’s rail network, ticket checking and cash ... More >>

Covid-19: Greater Wellington’s Final Three Great Outdoors Events Cancelled

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 5:09 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

In light of recent Covid-19 developments, the Greater Wellington Regional Council Crisis Management Team has decided to cancel the remaining events in the Great Outdoors summer programme that have been taking place in regional parks, forests and river ... More >>

COVID-19: Metlink Rolls Out Precautionary Cleaning Measures Across Rail, Bus And Ferry

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4:22 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Metlink is rolling out new precautionary cleaning measures across rail, bus, and ferry today to give passengers further peace of mind as they travel across the region. The measures are in addition to existing cleaning schedules and include: Rail · ... More >>

Leading The Way For Community Talks On Climate Change

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 1:06 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Over 250 locals got involved in the weekend’s Takutai Kāpiti Summit – a Climate Change Summit run by Kāpiti Coast District Council. Greater Wellington Regional Council Climate Committee Chair Thomas Nash says the event provided the opportunity ... More >>

Greater Wellington Announces New General Manager Metlink

Friday, 6 March 2020, 11:12 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Today, Greater Wellington Regional Council announced the appointment of Scott Gallacher to the role of General Manager Metlink. Greg Campbell, Chief Executive of Greater Wellington, says Mr Gallacher brings extensive strategic leadership and commercial ... More >>

Community Voice To Be Heard At Climate Change Summit

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 11:50 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is pleased to take part in this weekend’s Takutai Kāpiti Summit – a Climate Change Summit run by Kāpiti Coast District Council. Greater Wellington Climate Committee Chair Thomas Nash says this level of ... More >>

Behind the design of Wellington’s first Pride Bus

Monday, 2 March 2020, 2:44 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The double decker pride bus which is set to feature in the Wellington International Pride Parade on March 7 is a symbol of the inclusivity of the region’s transport system and a sign that everyone should feel safe and welcome on our buses, designer ... More >>

Greater Wellington Forecasts Patronage Highs For March

Monday, 2 March 2020, 11:36 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Patronage on Public Transport is set to reach new highs across the region as Wellingtonians brace themselves for what is colloquially known as March Madness. According to Greater Wellington Regional Council Transport Chair Roger Blakeley, March is traditionally ... More >>

Associate Professor Appointed To Member Role On Council’s Climate Committee

Friday, 28 February 2020, 3:31 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Associate Professor Maria Bargh Appointed to the Non-Elected Member Role on the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Climate Committee Victoria University of Wellington Associate Professor in Te Kawa a Māui, School of Māori Studies, Maria ... More >>

Hui For Regional Māori Economic Strategy

Friday, 28 February 2020, 10:43 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The second round of community hui on the development of a stronger, more sustainable Māori economy in the Wellington region will take place throughout March. Communities across the region are encouraged to go along and share ideas. Greater Wellington ... More >>

Calls For More Support To Protect Indigenous Biodiversity

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 6:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council today agreed to adopt a submission on the Government’s proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity, which outlines the need for more support and resources from Government. Greater Wellington Environment ... More >>

Refurbishments For Carriages On Wairarapa Train Line

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 9:21 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Train passengers on the Wairarapa Line will enjoy refurbishments to carriages with work already underway to improve comfort for customers. Greater Wellington Regional Council Transport Committee Chair Roger Blakeley says carriages are being refurbished ... More >>

Greater Wellington Shares Final Bus Review Plans

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 12:53 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council detailed the final part of its bus network review for Kāpiti Coast, Wairarapa, Porirua and the Hutt Valley at today’s Transport Committee meeting. Councillor Roger Blakeley, Transport Committee Chair, described ... More >>

Transport Committee’s Plan For Reduced Carbon Emissions

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 12:13 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Transport Committee this morning agreed to priorities for transport including contributing to targets that will see reductions in transport-generated emissions. Transport Committee Chair Roger Blakeley says the ... More >>

Time To Register For Movin’March

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 9:48 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Movin’March is fast approaching but there is still time for schools to sign up for the month-long free initiative that encourages students to walk, cycle and scoot to school. Greater Wellington Regional Council Travel Choice Coordinator Kirsty Barr ... More >>

Plans For Safer Roads, Lower Emissions And More Active Travel

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 4:55 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

The Regional Transport Committee today agreed to a vision for a strategic framework that will see safer roads, lower transport generated emissions and an increase in active travel and public transport mode share, over the next 10 years. Regional Transport ... More >>

 

 

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