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Report Highlights Savings Of Denser Living

Wednesday, 3 July 2024, 3:41 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

The cost benefits of urban intensification have been revealed in a proof-of-concept report commissioned by Greater Wellington. More >>

First Photograph Of Elusive Mātātā Captured In Wellington Wetland

Tuesday, 2 July 2024, 12:27 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Endemic to Aotearoa, Mātātā are classed as ‘at risk – declining’ by the Department of Conservation, who say many local populations have been lost due to disappearing wetlands and predation. More >>

Thriving Communities At The Heart Of Greater Wellington’s Long Term Plan

Thursday, 27 June 2024, 3:11 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

The Greater Wellington Long Term Plan 2024-34 has been adopted, following five weeks of consultation, 740 submissions, and two days of hearings by mana whenua representatives and regional councillors, who agreed a 20.55% rates rise for financial year 2024/25. More >>

Reminder: Metlink Fare Increase From 1 July

Wednesday, 26 June 2024, 2:09 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Fares on bus, rail, and ferry are increasing by 10% from 1 July. More >>

New Transport Strategy Sets A Bold Pathway To A Resilient, Low-carbon Future

Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 5:20 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

The Wellington Regional Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway, a collaborative initiative between the nine councils of the region, provides a long-term strategic approach to transforming our transport system, and ultimately the way we design our towns ... More >>

Metlink Catering For ‘Canes V Chiefs Clash' With Larger Buses And Trains

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 5:35 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Bigger buses and trains will be running on the Metlink network to get Hurricanes and Chiefs’ fans to and from their Super Rugby showdown at Sky Stadium, this Saturday 15 June. More >>

Greater Wellington Welcomes Melling Transport Improvements, Focus Remains On Flood Defences

Friday, 7 June 2024, 5:27 am | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

An announcement by New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi on the design of a new Melling Interchange, which includes a relocated Melling Station, and a city link pedestrian bridge has been welcomed by Greater Wellington. More >>

Significant Milestone Reached In Region’s Climate Resilience Journey

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 5:41 am | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

A significant step toward becoming a climate resilient region has been reached following the adoption of the Wellington Regional Climate Change Impact Assessment Report (WRCCIA) by the Wellington Regional Leadership Committee (WRLC). More >>

Budget Funding For Tugboat Study Welcomed By Councils

Friday, 31 May 2024, 2:20 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Budget 2024 allocates $600,000 for the study, following the recent breakdowns of a Cook Strait ferry and a container ship in central New Zealand waters. More >>

Flood Protection Co-funding Applauded By Greater Wellington

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 5:05 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Government co-funding of 16 flood protection projects in the Wellington Region has been welcomed by Greater Wellington. The co-funding was announced today in Budget 2024. More >>

Extra Bus Replacements, Some Trains Running For Hurricanes Game Amid Long Weekend Rail Works

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 1:17 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Metlink is adding both extra and larger bus replacements on its network to ensure travelling fans can get to and from the Hurricanes’ final regular season game against the Highlanders. More >>

Harbour Searchers Thanked By Greater Wellington And East By West Ferries

Friday, 24 May 2024, 6:05 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Heartfelt thanks are extended by Greater Wellington and East by West Ferries to all the agencies and individuals involved in today’s search in Wellington Harbour, following an incident involving a harbour ferry. More >>

Input Sought On Wellington Region’s Transport Future

Friday, 24 May 2024, 4:12 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Public input is being sought from today on the Mid-Term Review of the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP), the blueprint guiding the region's transport network over the next 10-30 years. More >>

Greater Wellington’s LTP Committee Concludes Deliberations With Brave And Future-focused Te Taiao Recommendations

Friday, 24 May 2024, 6:08 am | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

23 May 2024 After five weeks of public consultation and three days of public hearings, Greater Wellington’s Long Term Plan (LTP) Committee concluded its deliberations today, putting forward a range of recommendations for the regional council to consider ... More >>

Toxic Algae Still Present In Parts Of Waikanae River

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 5:08 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

A red alert is in place for the Waikanae River at the old State Highway 1 and Jim Cooke Park due to the widespread presence of toxic algae mats. More >>

Look Up. Look Out! Metlink Gets Behind Road Safety Week

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 4:19 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Road Safety week is an annual initiative lead by road safety charity Brake, and sponsored by Waka Kotahi and Beca to raise awareness of road safety behaviours that keep everyone safe on the road. More >>

Metlink Riding In Pink To Stand Against Bullying

Friday, 17 May 2024, 4:06 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Many Metlink drivers swapped their uniform for a new pink look as the public transport agency gets behind the anti-bullying initiative, Pink Shirt Day. The internationally recognised day aims to reduce bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting kindness ... More >>

Night Bus, Cash Fare, Metlink On Demand Changes Agreed By Greater Wellington

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 4:03 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Following a deep decline in patronage, After Midnight bus services will eventually be replaced by services added to regular Metlink bus routes with operating hours extended earlier in the morning and later at night. More >>

Planned Tramways Union Meeting, 16 May: Metlink Advises Passengers There May Be Some Off-peak Disruption To Bus Services

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 1:43 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Affected routes may include: 1, 7, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 27, and 29 between 10am-1pm on Thursday 16 May More >>

Greater Wellington Backs Wellington City Council On Bus Priority

Friday, 10 May 2024, 4:15 pm | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

The regional council’s submission on the city council’s proposed Long Term Plan strongly supports current collaboration on better bus services and relates to a notice of motion filed by seven city councillors, calling for the creation of ‘an integrated ... More >>





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