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Newtown Parking Plan Approved In Principle

Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:32 am | Wellington City Council

Community feedback has led to some significant changes to the draft Newtown Parking Management Plan, which was considered and approved in principle by Councillors yesterday (30 November). The draft plan – which is designed to better manage parking pressures ... More >>

Demolition Of Civic Administration Building Brought Forward

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 3:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today agreed to bring funding forward from the 2024/25 financial year to 2023/24 so the Civic Administration Building (CAB) in Te Ngākau Civic Square can be demolished sooner. The building, constructed in the 1990s, was ... More >>

Warning About Man Impersonating A Council Building Inspector In Wellington

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 1:05 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is warning residents to be on the alert for a man knocking on doors and claiming to be a City Council building inspector. The Council has received three reports or complaints about a man door-knocking in the Karori-Kelburn area ... More >>

Plan To Revitalise Courtenay Place Released

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 11:13 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have been briefed on a plan to breathe new life into the Courtenay Place precinct. The Courtenay Place Precinct Plan sets out a vision and a clear pathway forward to revitalise the area as Wellington’s ‘premier place ... More >>

Wellington City Council AA+/A-1+ Credit Rating Affirmed By Standard & Poor’s

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 4:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Credit-rating agency Standard & Poor’s have today confirmed that Wellington City Council’s credit rating will remain at AA+/A-1+, which is the highest credit rating of any local authority in New Zealand. The credit outlook remains negative ... More >>

Further Funding For Fixing Leaky Pipes To Be Investigated

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:16 am | Wellington City Council

“After a briefing from Wellington Water where they indicated that they have additional capacity to fix leaky pipes in Wellington, I have asked officers to bring a paper about possible options”, says Mayor Tory Whanau. This will likely occur in December, ... More >>

Artists Collaborate To Bring Cat Sculpture Up To Scratch

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:19 pm | Wellington City Council

A popular sculpture outside Miramar Library is getting a much-needed restoration thanks to a collaboration between the original artists’ son and a local artist. <img src="" ... More >>

We're Rolling Up Our Sleeves To Make Cuba Street Sparkle

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 3:14 pm | Wellington City Council

After the success of the Courtenay Place clean-up in June, a bit of TLC is now planned for the Cuba Street area ahead of the busy festive season – and everyone’s invited to join in. On Monday 20 November from 9am-12pm Wellington City Council officers ... More >>

Wellington One Of 119 Global Cities Named Climate Action Leaders On CDP’s 2023 A-List

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 6:19 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington has been recognized by CDP as one of 119 cities across the globe that is taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency, despite the pressures of a challenging global economic situation. Designed to encourage and support cities ... More >>

Christmas Time In Pōneke Is Ready To Glow

Monday, 13 November 2023, 2:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Christmas is coming, and this year’s festivities have got a new look and four times the fun with the un-four-gettable Christmas in the Quarters. Santa’s elves have been busy coming up with a refreshed Christmas festival for 2023, so this year ... More >>

Long-term Plan Building Blocks Progressed By Wellington City Council

Friday, 10 November 2023, 9:03 am | Wellington City Council

The initial proposed level of Wellington City Council investment in the city over the next 10 years, to be used to develop a draft budget for public consultation, was unanimously passed today by the Council’s Kōrau Tōtōpū Long-term Plan, ... More >>

Mayor Supports Staff Recommendation To Consult On Airport Shares Sale To Create A Green Fund

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 5:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Public Asset to Even Better Public Asset: Mayor supports staff recommendation to consult on airport shares sale to create a Green Fund Today Mayor Tory Whanau voted for the Council to consult on the transfer of its 34 per cent share in Wellington ... More >>

Long-term Plan Building Blocks Progressed By Wellington City Council

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 4:23 pm | Wellington City Council

The initial proposed level of Wellington City Council investment in the city over the next 10 years, to be used to develop a draft budget for public consultation, was unanimously passed today by the Council’s Kōrau Tōtōpū Long-term Plan, ... More >>

Get Ready To Beat Around The Bush With Hidden Gardens

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 12:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Across the city, our horticulture apprentices are gearing up to share their carefully crafted gardens with the always popular Hidden Gardens project – if you can find them! In its fourth year, five of Wellington City Council’s horticulture apprentices ... More >>

Landfill Has A New Front-end Loader – And It’s Fully Electric

Monday, 6 November 2023, 1:53 pm | Wellington City Council

The recently introduced front-end loader at Wellington’s Southern Landfill is the first of its kind at a landfill in New Zealand, and will reduce emissions by up to 15 percent on the site. Wellington City Council’s Manager of Waste, Water, ... More >>

Citizens’ Assembly Has Its Say On Shaping The City’s Future

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 3:04 pm | Wellington City Council

A Citizens’ Assembly, which gathered for a month to give a collective view on prioritising Wellington City Council services, has delivered its report to Council. The 42 participants were asked to consider the question, ‘We need to find a balance ... More >>

Wellington Keeps Its Most Creative City Crown

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 2:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington continues to reign supreme with an unbroken record since the year 2000 as the most creative city in Aotearoa according to the latest Infometrics Creativity Index . The index looks at the proportion of a city’s workforce involved in creative ... More >>

Change In The Air At Wellington City Council

Monday, 30 October 2023, 5:50 pm | Wellington City Council

Councillor Tamatha Paul’s stunning general election victory in the Wellington Central electorate will mean changes at Wellington City Council. Cr Paul – the second Māori wāhine to ever be elected to the Council and one of its youngest ever More >>

Council Puts Kiwi At Top Of The Pecking Order For Bird Of The Century

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 10:27 am | Wellington City Council

Every October we have the birden of selecting just one of our feathered friends to support for the Bird of the Year , but in its 100-year anniversary there was one clear winger – the kiwi. Whether you’re left wing or right wing you’ll enjoy ... More >>

Give Your Senses A Workout At Diwali Festival Of Lights This Weekend

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 10:47 am | Wellington City Council

Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights at TSB Arena and Shed 6 this Sunday 29 October. Diwali is Wellington's local Indian and South-East Asian communities' most vibrant cultural festival, and this year’s free event will have entertainment, food stalls, ... More >>





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