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Rates Payment Deferral Leads City Council’s Covid-19 Fightback Plan

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 8:13 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster says he is looking to fast-track a suite of City Council initiatives that aim to soften the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and get Wellington back on its feet. The initiatives – led by a proposal that the payment of the next ... More >>

You and your furry bubble mates

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 12:04 pm | Wellington City Council

The Alert Level 4 lockdown has meant we’ve had to make some major changes in our day to day life, and that goes for our furry friends too – even Mittens! More >>

Covid-19 - Wellington Mayoral Update – 31 March 2020

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 7:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Kia ora Wellington – I’m Mayor Andy Foster, with another daily update. Well done Wellington on staying safe, staying home, staying local, and following the physical distancing and Ministry of Health hygiene protocols. In between Zoom meetings today, ... More >>

Collaboration Providing Shelter For City’s Homeless

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 1:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Thirty-eight self-contained units have been made available in a private property for the city’s vulnerable community – providing food, shelter, security, and most importantly a safe place to self-isolate during the Alert Level 4 lockdown. ... More >>

In Times Of Need The Compassion Soup Kitchen Rises To The Challenge

Monday, 30 March 2020, 4:26 pm | Wellington City Council

It’s been 118 years since the Compassion Soup Kitchen began providing daily meals for Wellington’s disadvantaged – and as they did during the 1918 flu pandemic, they’re doing it again. During alert level 4 Covid-19 lockdown, the charity’s ... More >>

Covid-19: Wellington City Council Update – 28 March

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 4:56 pm | Wellington City Council

We’re putting the ‘We’ in Wellington Wellington.NZ, in collaboration with Wellington City Council, has launched We in Wellington today – celebrating community spirit and aimed at bringing Wellingtonians together. There’s a new twist on Absolutely ... More >>

Wellington City Libraries - The Online Hub For Every Bubble

Friday, 27 March 2020, 7:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Libraries (WCL) is helping people staying at home by adding more online services, which are available to everyone in the capital. “I am proud of how the Wellington City Libraries and the wider Council continue to respond quickly ... More >>

Coordinated Support For Vulnerable And Isolated In The Capital

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 10:43 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Community Services is working alongside outreach teams and other core support groups in a coordinated approach to look after the more vulnerable members of the city. A small army of people have been working tirelessly to ensure ... More >>

Covid-19: Wellington City Council Update – 26 March

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 5:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Recycling reiteration: There’ll be no pick-up of kerbside recycling tomorrow (Friday 27 March) – residents of the eastern suburbs – ie Houghton Valley, Lyall Bay, Kilbirnie and the Miramar Peninsula - are asked not to put their recycling out. A ... More >>

Covid-19: Wellington City Council Update – 25 March

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 5:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Alert level 4 lockdown starts tonight – and a national state of emergency has been declared. This is an obvious indication of how serious this Covid-19 situation is. Wellington’s Emergency Operations Centre in Thorndon is now up and running ... More >>

Join Wellington City Libraries Online

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 1:50 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Libraries has now ensured non-members can temporarily sign-up to access thousands of online resources from the comfort of their own home. “We are excited to announce anyone currently in Wellington can join Wellington City Libraries ... More >>

Clarification On Recycling Services In Wellington City

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 12:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Kerbside recycling collections will be halted in Wellington City from midnight tonight (Wednesday 25 March) until further notice. Mayor Andy Foster says there are two reasons for the halt to collections – both based on health and safety. “First, Wellington ... More >>

Covid-19 - Wellington Mayor's Update For 24 March

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 8:03 pm | Wellington City Council

Good afternoon Wellington, I’m Andy Foster, your Mayor. Since the Government’s decision to move to Covid-19 alert level 3, and to alert level 4 from tomorrow, things have been moving very quickly. These are unprecedented times, as you will be aware. ... More >>

Covid-19 – And Update Re: On-street Parking In Wellington

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is turning off its metered parking system in the central city for the immediate future due to the impact of Covid-19. This means motorists do not have to pay for on-street parking in the immediate future. The PayMyPark app ... More >>

Southern Landfill Closed To The Public And Kerbside Recycling Stopping For Now

Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:28 pm | Wellington City Council

As of 5pm tonight (Monday 23 March), the Southern Landfill is closed to the public. This includes the transfer station, recycle centre and the Tip Shop. There will also be no sale or delivery of Capital Compost for now. Wellington City Council Waste ... More >>

Covid-19: Response Update From Mayor Andy Foster

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 4:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Following on from the Prime Minister’s message at lunchtime today, I want to give Wellingtonians an update on the City Council’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is a fast moving situation so this is the first of a series of updates for you ... More >>

Wellington Public Facilities To Stay Open For Now

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:13 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster says swimming pools, libraries and other community facilities around the city will remain open for now but that the Covid-19 situation is being closely monitored. The Zoo, Zealandia, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington ... More >>

Council Reconsiders Annual Plan In Light Of Covid-19

Friday, 20 March 2020, 2:31 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors met yesterday to reconsider their response to the draft 2020/21 Annual Plan with respect to the rapidly changing situation in regard to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Mayor Andy Foster says the Council recognises many businesses and ... More >>

Everybody Needs Good Neighbours – And We Can Help

Friday, 20 March 2020, 1:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Neighbours Day events may be affected by COVID-19 novel Coronavirus, but the kaupapa remains the same – and we have the resources to help with that. With limits on social activities and large gatherings taking place, it’s particularly important ... More >>

Council And Business Community Consider Options To Support Local Economy As Pandemic Hits

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 5:25 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors today met with representatives of the local business community to learn more about the impact of Covid-19 on their operations and consider ways the Council might support local businesses to withstand the already-begun downturn ... More >>



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