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Fale Malae Proposed For Wellington's Waterfront Would Be A Place For The Pacific, Says Mayor Foster

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 5:23 pm | Wellington City Council

The Fale Malae proposed for Frank Kitts Park will focus on Wellington’s status as a South Pacific Capital City and host of regional dialogue and decisionmaking, says Mayor Andy Foster. Today’s Wellington City Council Strategy and Policy Committee ... More >>

Voting Opens For The Tawa Community Board By-election

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 3:41 pm | Wellington City Council

As of today, enrolled voters in the Tawa region will be able to have their say in selecting a new member for the Tawa Community Board. Voting for the Tawa Community Board by-election will run from today, Thursday 15 April until 12 noon, Friday 7 ... More >>

Central Library Design Principles Agreed

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 3:34 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has adopted four principles that will guide the design for modernising the Central Library building within the remediation plans. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2104/c3c97d9e4b82fbe995b0.jpeg" ... More >>

Majority Vote On Mana Whenua Representation Proposal

Friday, 9 April 2021, 10:04 am | Wellington City Council

A proposal to add mana whenua representation to Wellington City Council committees later this year – with the representatives having a vote and being paid – received a majority vote to go to full Council this month at yesterday’s Strategy and Policy ... More >>

Consultation Now Open On Wellington City Council’s 10-Year Plan

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:30 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster is delighted that the draft 2021-31 Long-term Plan is out for consultation. “This draft is ambitious, and it centres on the much-needed investment in our infrastructure that our city has been crying out for, and on solving ... More >>

Clarification Re Today’s Media Coverage Of The Delay To Wellington City Council’s LTP Paper

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 3:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Chief Executive Barbara McKerrow says it is not true that consideration of the Council’s Long-Term Plan has been delayed till next week due to Audit NZ concerns about data from Wellington Water, as reported by several media ... More >>

Recent Survey Shows Wellington Is A Great Place To Live

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 11:21 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians stand out from their counterparts in New Zealand’s other major cities in believing their city is a great place to live according to a recent survey. The two-yearly Nielsen Quality of Life survey questioned 6412 residents in New Zealand’s ... More >>

Oriental Bay Sea Wall Repairs Start Soon

Monday, 29 March 2021, 12:54 pm | Wellington City Council

The first stage of repairs to the historic Oriental Bay sea wall start mid-April. A heritage structure protected by Wellington City Council’s District Plan, the wall was constructed between 1922 and 1930 and forms the edge to the Oriental Bay ... More >>

Waiora Sports And Community Hub Opens At Alex Moore Park

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 2:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Waiora, the new Sport and Community Hub at Alex Moore Park is being officially opened on Saturday 27 March following a pre-dawn blessing and ceremony. Wellington City Council partnered with Alex Moore Park Sport and Community Inc (AMPSCI) back in 2018, ... More >>

Nominees For The 2021 Tawa Community Board By-election Announced

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 10:58 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Electoral Officer Warwick Lampp has announced the five nominees for the upcoming Tawa Community Board by-election. They are: Malcolm Alexander , Michael Blank , Tim Davin , Janryll Fernandez , and Clint Schoultz . “We will be ... More >>

Capital Goes Goofy Over BOWLZILLA

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 11:14 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington will be the capital of skateboarding once again when it hosts BOWLZILLA for the 6th year in a row on Saturday 27 March at Waitangi Park. Skateboarding is making its Olympic debut this year in Tokyo, and BOWLZILLA is Aotearoa’s only points-awarding ... More >>

More EV Chargers And Car Sharing As Emissions Reduced City-wide

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 2:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s use of electric vehicle (EV) chargers has tripled in the last six months, and almost 11,000 Wellingtonians are now members of car share schemes – but that’s just the start in reducing emissions around the city. Combined, Mevo ... More >>

New Cobham Drive Paths Blessed

Monday, 15 March 2021, 10:59 am | Wellington City Council

The new walking and biking paths along the Cobham Drive foreshore have been blessed by Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika at a ceremony this morning (Monday 15 March) and then officially opened by Deputy Mayor Sarah Free and MP for Ōhāriu Greg O’Connor. ... More >>

The Capital Set To Commemorate March 15

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 3:45 pm | Wellington City Council

A national remembrance service will be held in Ōtautahi Christchurch to mark the second anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks. The live streamed service , Ko Tātou, Tātou We Are One, will be held at Christchurch Arena – and Te Whanganui-a-Tara ... More >>

Wellington City Council Votes For Māori Ward

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 1:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today agreed to take the next steps toward creating a Māori Ward at the 2022 council elections. The Council’s Strategy and Policy Committee voted 12-3 to support the creation of a Māori Ward - a vote welcomed by ... More >>

LGWM: Improvements Across Governance, Systems, People, And Culture

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 3:47 pm | Wellington City Council

The Let’s Get Wellington Moving Health Check process has proven its worth with a wide range of improvements across governance, systems, people, and culture. It also identified actions to produce outcomes for Wellington City’s future needs,” ... More >>

Council To Stop Accepting Cheques From 1st Of April

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 9:29 am | Wellington City Council

From Thursday 1 April onwards, Wellington City Council will no longer accept cheques as payment for any of its services – but there are still many payment options available. All major banks within New Zealand are removing the use of cheques as a payment option, ... More >>

Services And Facilities In Capital City At COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 11:00 am | Wellington City Council

Following last night’s Government announcement, Wellington City Council can confirm the status of its services and facilities as the city moves into Alert Level 2 for a week. Under Alert Level 2, most of Council’s services and facilities will remain ... More >>

$2.2 Million Spending Proposed For South Coast, Kilbirnie Park Improvements

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 1:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Pest and weed removal from Taputeranga Island, story-telling and natural environment improvements in Te Kopahou Reserve on the south coast, and a transformation of the former Kilbirnie Bowling Club site have been given the go-ahead at this week’s ... More >>

Newlands Park To Be Renamed Pukehuia Park

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 12:25 pm | Wellington City Council

Newlands Park will adopt the te reo Māori name Pukehuia Park, following a vote by Wellington City Councillors today. Mayor Andy Foster says the name was put forward by Ngā Hau e Whā o Paparārangi, kaitiaki of the whare on Ladbrooke Drive, during ... More >>