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The Capital Sets The Stage To Love Local

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 2:19 pm | Wellington City Council

The capital is alive and buzzing with hundreds of events and activities happening over the next few months, encouraging Wellingtonians to come to town, shop local, eat out, get entertained – and share the aroha. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2101/31f06dc8f5f46e770b70.jpeg" ... More >>

Michael Fowler Centre Bridge Coming Down

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 1:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Over the coming weeks the bridge connecting the Michael Fowler Centre to Te Whare Whakarauiki - Wellington Town Hall will be dismantled. Scaffolding has been installed around the bridge so the process of dismantling the bridge can begin. The project ... More >>

Expressions Of Interest Are Now Open For Te Kāinga Aroha Apartments

Monday, 18 January 2021, 5:08 pm | Wellington City Council

Te Kainga apartment. Wellington City Council is seeking interest from potential tenants for the first apartments in the Te Kāinga programme. “The apartments are part of Wellington City Council’s Te Kāinga programme to provide quality, secure, ... More >>

Capital Summer Cranks Up With Lots Of Fun In The Sun

Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 12:17 pm | Wellington City Council

The next couple of months will see events happening on and off the water and in and out of the city – so there’s something for everyone wherever you are. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2101/a331f2deb59dc0ee3b2a.jpeg" ... More >>

Gardens Magic Comes Alive This Week

Monday, 11 January 2021, 10:57 am | Wellington City Council

The iconic Gardens Magic 2021 event brings music to the ears as the three-week whānau-friendly festival kicks-off this Tuesday at the Botanic Garden ki Paekākā. Wellington City Council is proud to be hosting this free concert series in its 42nd year, filling ... More >>

Road Works January-February 2021 - Tākina Wellington Convention Centre

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 1:28 pm | Wellington City Council

During January and February there will be weekday road works on Cable Street and Wakefield Street to connect utility services to the Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre. The works, including water, power, wastewater and stormwater ... More >>

Pasifika Festival Brings Taste Of The Islands To The Capital

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 3:39 pm | Wellington City Council

Kia ora, Noa'ia, Mauri, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa – the annual Wellington Pasifika Festival will be showcasing the sights, sounds, and flavours of the Pacific ... More >>

Summer City Kicks-off With A Bang This New Year’s Eve

Monday, 21 December 2020, 11:44 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s jam-packed Summer City programme kicks-off this New Year’s Eve, and with events and activities happening all over the capital there’s something for everyone. Whairepo Lagoon will be the place to be for New Year’s ... More >>

Work Starts In Te Aro Park To Improve Safety

Monday, 14 December 2020, 12:19 pm | Wellington City Council

As part of the Wellington City Council project to improve safety in Te Aro Park, work on installing more lighting and a CCTV camera has started today (Monday 14 December). The Te Aro Park - Assessing Harm report, a collaboration between Council and the ... More >>

Te Reo Name Gifted To Sport And Community Building At Alex Moore Park

Friday, 11 December 2020, 9:37 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Strategy & Policy Committee has unanimously approved Waiora as the official name for the Sport and Community Building at Alex Moore Park. The name Waiora , meaning water of life, was selected following engagement ... More >>

Celebrate Waitohi’s First Birthday This Saturday

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 3:21 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are invited to join in the fun at Waitohi’s first birthday party this Saturday. “It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since we opened Waitohi. It has been an outstanding success in bringing both the local and wider Wellington ... More >>

Meeting To Consider Replacing Municipal Office Building

Friday, 4 December 2020, 3:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Next Thursday (10 December 2020) Wellington City Council’s Strategy and Policy Committee will consider the future of the Municipal Office Building (MOB) in Te Ngākau Civic Square. This is the planned home for a new National Music Centre (NMC). “The ... More >>

End Of Year Boost For Community, Arts, Resilience And Heritage

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 1:38 pm | Wellington City Council

Funding was allocated through five funds yesterday by the Wellington City Council Grants Subcommittee, with just under $1 million ($946,431) allocated to over 77 groups, buildings and organisations around the city. The recipients received funding from ... More >>

Wellington City Council And Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University Of Wellington Form Tree Planting Partnership

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 10:56 am | Wellington City Council

Students and staff from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington will plant new native forest on the Outer Green Belt in an environmental partnership with Wellington City Council. Councillors today approved the initiative that will see ... More >>

Get Ready To Face The Music At Gardens Magic 2021

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:28 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is pleased to announce the exciting line-up for its iconic Gardens Magic 2021 event, which has something for everyone – young and old, near and far, cool and classic, and all those in between. The iconic annual concert series ... More >>

Be Careful Out There In Wellington Due To Southerly Gales

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 6:20 am | Wellington City Council

Commuters in Wellington are urged to take care this morning as southerly gales hit the region. Wellington City Council has received about 20 calls in the past 12 hours or so – first related to heavy rain and latterly due to the high winds. In the ... More >>

2021-31 Long-term Plan: Engagement Begins

Friday, 27 November 2020, 11:56 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington residents are helping shape their city’s priorities as the City Council prepares to set a budget for the next 10 years. Pre-engagement has begun on the Council’s 2021-31 Long-term Plan (LTP) with community sessions that ask attendees to help identify ... More >>

Dubious Fashion Wastage Helps Inspire New Bylaw

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 12:41 pm | Wellington City Council

Big improvements in the ways Wellingtonians create and dispose of waste – everything from junk mail and household rubbish to concrete, steel and other materials from demolition sites – are afoot following a unanimous vote at yesterday’s monthly ... More >>

It’s Going To Be A Very Welly Christmas This Weekend

Monday, 23 November 2020, 2:50 pm | Wellington City Council

The annual A Very Welly Christmas event will take over the CBD for two days of whānau friendly fun and festivities – and everyone’s invited. It’s been a challenging year, but the next few months will see events and activities energising, entertaining ... More >>

Easier For All To FixIt With New Features Introduced

Friday, 13 November 2020, 12:54 pm | Wellington City Council

New features on the FixIt app will make it more accessible for low-vision users to report any problems that need fixing around the city. Following reports low-vision users had issues with the FixIt app not being legible when text was scaled up – ... More >>