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A wee reminder to Drive Safe, Drive Sober

Monday, 16 December 2019, 10:17 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has teamed up with the Police to remind people to Drive Safe, Drive Sober this festive time by using a creative campaign which includes branded sweets, air freshners, and urinal stickers! More >>

Wellington Gardens become CarbonZero certified organisation

Friday, 13 December 2019, 10:52 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is proud to announce that the Wellington Gardens have achieved certification to be a Toitū CarbonZero organisation – businesses working together to sustain the future of our environment and economy. More >>

Funding partnership to drive Let’s Get Welly Moving

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 3:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has voted in favour of a new relationship and funding agreement with Wellington City Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency to take the next phase of the $6.4 billion Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme ... More >>

Wellington e-scooter survey starts today

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:28 pm | Wellington City Council

An online survey is available from today to help gauge how Wellingtonians feel about the public share e-scooter schemes that have been operating in the city since June 2019. More >>

Environment is the big winner in latest Council funding

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:42 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Grants Subcommittee has allocated funds to recipients reflecting the diversity, creativity and vibrancy of the capital – and many projects that don’t cost the earth. More >>

Councils receive plan for bus priority on key corridoors

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5:51 pm | Wellington City Council

A plan to make buses more reliable and quicker on the busiest routes in Wellington City has been released today. It names eight priority bus corridors for improvements and estimates that, with a programme of long-term investment, bus journey times on ... More >>

Events for everyone to take a shine to this summer

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:13 am | Wellington City Council

December is upon us, which means the events calendar is filling up with festivals, fairs, parades, exhibitions, shows, and activities happening all over the capital. More >>

Gisella Carr to head Council arts culture and community unit

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 2:39 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today announced the appointment of Gisella Carr – current Chief Executive of World of WearableArt – to head a new business unit for Arts, Culture and Community Services. More >>

Time to make a song and dance about Gardens Magic

Monday, 2 December 2019, 12:08 pm | Wellington City Council

With summer speeding towards us, it’s time to announce the exciting line-up for 2020’s always popular and iconic Gardens Magic concert series – and with 155 performers, there’s definitely something for everyone. More >>

Take 10 brings mobile safe zone to the city

Friday, 22 November 2019, 12:07 pm | Wellington City Council

Following the successful pilot of the safety initiative Take 10 last summer, the late-night safe zone will be back in Wellington’s entertainment district at the end of this month. More >>

Council makes a concrete commitment to the environment

Friday, 22 November 2019, 10:22 am | Wellington City Council

Concrete from earthquake-prone social housing flats currently being demolished by Wellington City Council will be recycled, instead of going to landfill. More >>

Cruise ships, tourism and local spending lifts economy

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 4:14 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has welcomed figures showing tourism has helped fuel the capital’s economy and boosted the city’s GDP above the national average. More >>

Wellington City Council appoints new Chief Executive

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council today formally agreed to appoint Barbara McKerrow as its new Chief Executive, to replace Kevin Lavery. More >>

Wellington councils look to future success

Monday, 18 November 2019, 3:02 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster says Wellington City Council looks forward to a close working relationship with the Greater Wellington Regional Council as they tackle issues facing the city. More >>

Prestigious public space awards for Wellington projects

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:27 am | Wellington City Council

The stunning designs of the North Kumutoto public space on Wellington’s waterfront, Eva and Leeds Street Laneways, Discovery Garden at the Botanic Garden, and the Chimpanzee Park at Wellington Zoo have all been recognised at two award ceremonies over the ... More >>

‘Tis the season to be Welly

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:00 am | Wellington City Council

A Very Welly Christmas will kick-off the festive season with a two-day whanau-friendly free event filled with fun, activities, and entertainment for everyone – yule love it! On the weekend of 23-24 November, Lambton Quay will be transformed into a winter(ish) ... More >>

Hutt Road bridge and pathway blessed, cycle counter unveiled

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:57 pm | Wellington City Council

The new Hutt Road walking and biking paths and wider new bridge over the Kaiwharawhara Stream were blessed by Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika this morning, and officially opened by Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter. More >>

District Plan review needed to curb future housing shortage

Friday, 8 November 2019, 5:30 pm | Wellington City Council

A report released today on future housing demand shows that without action, Wellington city will face a shortfall of between 4600 and 12,000 dwellings by 2047. The report takes a region-wide view of housing and business capacity based on predicted population ... More >>

Central Library celebrates life of J.C.S Sturm

Friday, 8 November 2019, 11:12 am | Wellington City Council

An artwork that celebrates the life of J.C. Sturm, also known as Jacquie Baxter, is being installed on new hoarding that is being erected around the Central Library on Victoria Street. More >>

Mayor Foster welcomes recount decision

Friday, 8 November 2019, 10:45 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has welcomed the District Court decision not to order a recount in the Wellington City Council mayoral election. More >>



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