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Get Some Royal Treatment This King’s Birthday Weekend

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:11 pm | Wellington City Council

Celebrate the majesty of the capital this King’s Birthday weekend with lots of exciting events and activities happening around Pōneke. More >>

Council Provides Funding Boost To Pōneke Projects

Monday, 27 May 2024, 2:38 pm | Wellington City Council

The majority of grant recipients align with Council’s key priorities by increasing and encouraging diversity in our communities, supporting local creative talent, reducing carbon emissions, and building partnerships and connections with mana whenua. More >>

Public Invited To Have Their Say On Coastal Reserves, Parks, And Beaches

Friday, 24 May 2024, 4:17 pm | Wellington City Council

Input from the public will help create an integrated coastal reserves management plan, replacing the existing South Coast Management Plan 2002, and providing direction for the management, protection, and enhancement of Wellington’s coastal reserves, ... More >>

Council Projects Win Public Architecture Awards At Regional Event

Friday, 24 May 2024, 10:26 am | Wellington City Council

Three Wellington City Council supported facilities were winners in their categories at the region’s Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects awards last night. More >>

Wellington’s Epuni Street To Be Corrected To Properly Honour Ancestor

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 4:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Epuni Street in Aro Valley will be formally renamed to Hōniana Te Puni Street this week to accurately reflect the tupuna (ancestor) the street is named after. The new street name correctly recognises Hōniana Te Puni, a prominent Te Āti Awa leader ... More >>

Update: Wellington City Council Long-term Plan Submissions

Friday, 17 May 2024, 2:22 pm | Wellington City Council

On Sunday 12 May, Council officers carried out a review of the available social media posts at the time and undertook multiple checks of the survey form, the respondent email record of results and the actual recording of data from the Let’s Talk engagement ... More >>

Wellington City Stands With Pōneke’s Rainbow And Takatāpui Community

Friday, 17 May 2024, 10:21 am | Wellington City Council

Council staff have been supporting Te Papa to undertake risk and health and safety assessments for a planned conference at Tākina this Saturday. More >>

Wellington City Council Confirms Shift To New Jervois Quay HQ

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 11:48 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council today announced it has signed an agreement to enter into a 25-year lease to occupy 68 Jervois Quay, the former Datacom building on the corner of Jervois Quay and Harris Street. More >>

Begonia House To Remain Closed For Further Repairs

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 4:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Strong winds dislodged two glass panes from the roof of the landmark building on Anzac weekend, forcing the closure of the floral display site. It will remain closed to the public for up to six weeks while a safety assessment and evaluation of repairs More >>

Wellington City Council And Mana Whenua Recognised For te reo Māori Initiatives In Pōneke

Saturday, 27 April 2024, 2:19 pm | Wellington City Council

Te Rāngai Tūmatanui award acknowledges government departments, agencies and organisations that have delivered initiatives that support the revitalisation of te reo Māori across Aotearoa. More >>

Wellington City Council Announcement On Reading Cinema Proposal

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 3:25 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has ended negotiations with Reading Cinemas on a proposed deal aimed at reopening the cinema complex on Courtenay Place. Council staff reached a position where they did not believe they would be able to reach the best possible ... More >>

Wellington City Council Announcement On Reading Cinema Proposal

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 2:27 pm | Wellington City Council

Senior Council staff have not been able to reach the best possible outcomes for Wellingtonians and the decision was made this week to not pursue the proposal further. More >>

Council Welcomes Love Food Hate Waste’s Sticky Solution To Food Waste

Monday, 22 April 2024, 1:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Love Food Hate Waste is launching the Eat Me First campaign today, a bold and innovative initiative designed to tackle food waste in Aotearoa by turning awareness into behaviour change. More >>

Parking Changes Coming Soon In Newtown And Berhampore

Friday, 19 April 2024, 10:43 am | Wellington City Council

A new parking scheme will be rolled out from 24 June in Newtown and Berhampore to better manage existing and future parking pressures in these busy growing suburbs. More >>

Anzac Day 2024: Lest We Forget

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 12:26 pm | Wellington City Council

Commemorate and honour the New Zealanders who have served – and are still serving – our country, at Anzac Day events around Pōneke. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> Anzac Day is held annually on ... More >>

Council Approves Additional $8.3m For Wellington Water To Carry Out Urgent Work

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 10:57 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today agreed to an additional $8.3 million in funding to Wellington Water for the current financial year 2023/24. The Wellington Water Capital Expenditure Budget for 2023/24 is now $69.2m, up from $60.9m. The increase ... More >>

Wellington Mayor Welcomes Earthquake Prone Building Extension Deadlines And Review

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 8:29 am | Wellington City Council

Mayor Tory Whanau says the announcement of a four-year extension and the bringing forward of the earthquake-prone buildings review will be welcome relief for many Wellingtonians. More >>

Capital To Co-host Tourism Summit For First Time In Australasia

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 3:00 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington will co-host the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Summit next week, with around 300 delegates from over 40 countries attending the event at Tākina Convention & Exhibition Centre. WTCF is the world’s first international tourism organisation ... More >>

Wellington Is All Action Stations For The Faultline Ultra Festival

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 10:17 am | Wellington City Council

The mega Faultline Ultra Festival is coming to the capital this weekend – with participants experiencing the incredible trails, epic views and lush bush of the city. With about 1100 athletes already registered for the six Trail Running adventures ... More >>

City Nature Challenge 2024 Is A Walk In The Park

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 10:12 am | Wellington City Council

The event sees Te Whanganui a Tara urban centres compete against over 100 cities worldwide and across Aotearoa to record as many species as possible in the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge. More >>





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