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Winning Company Announced For Key Redevelopment Project In Te Ngākau Civic Square

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 2:04 pm | Wellington City Council

After a rigorous selection process, Wellington City Council has selected Precinct Properties as its preferred developer for the Civic Administration Building (CAB) and Municipal Office Building (MOB) sites in Te Ngākau Civic Square. More >>

Gardens Go Greener With New Approach To Planting

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 12:58 pm | Wellington City Council

The upgrades involve removing existing bedding, soil enhancements, installing interpretation signs, irrigation adjustments, and planting a mix of annual plants, bulbs, perennials, shrubs and grasses. More >>

Consultation On Wellington’s 10-year Plan And Budget Open From 12 April To 12 May

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 12:15 pm | Wellington City Council

Formal consultation on Wellington City Council’s 2024-34 Long-term Plan - the city’s 10-year plan and budget - starts tomorrow (12 April) and will continue until 12 May. Key proposals include increased spending on fixing water pipes, introducing ... More >>

Council Leads The Way So Dogs Can Have A Ball

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 2:33 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Kōrau Mātinitini | Social, Cultural, and Economic Committee adopted the proposed Animal Bylaw, Domestic Animal and Dog Policy today. <img src="" ... More >>

Check Out Changes To Facilities And Services In Pōneke This Easter

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 3:10 pm | Wellington City Council

With Easter happening this weekend there will be some changes to Wellington City Council services and facilities . · If your rubbish and recycling is usually collected on Fridays, please note there will be no collections on Good Friday (29 March). Put ... More >>

Wellington Mayor Responds To MBIE Findings On Boarding Houses

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 2:59 pm | Wellington City Council

Mayor Tory Whanau says she supports the findings of the report released today following MBIE’s national audit of safety issues with multi-storey boarding houses following last year’s tragic Loafers Lodge fire, in which five people died. Mayor Whanau ... More >>

New Courtenay Place Exhibition Reflects History Of Area

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 3:07 pm | Wellington City Council

The new Courtenay Place light boxes exhibition Swamped by artist Turumeke Harrington addresses the complex history of whenua on the site where it sits. Swamped is an accessible installation from Te Whanganui-a-Tara based artist Harrington (Kāi Tahu, ... More >>

Parking PayWave Surcharge Changing To 30 Cents In Wellington

Monday, 25 March 2024, 3:28 pm | Wellington City Council

From Tuesday 2 April 2024, the PayWave surcharge for Wellington City Council-run car parking will be 30 cents per transaction. This is a reduction from the current 50 cent PayWave surcharge for parking meters and a new surcharge for users of the ... More >>

Demolition Of Civic Administration Building Starts Soon

Monday, 25 March 2024, 1:12 pm | Wellington City Council

Demolition of the Civic Administration Building (CAB) in Te Ngākau Civic Square starts in April with hoardings going up tomorrow (26 March). The demolition of CAB is an important first milestone in Wellington City Council’s redevelopment of CAB ... More >>

Get On Board With Skate Pōneke 2024

Monday, 25 March 2024, 10:33 am | Wellington City Council

Skate Pōneke is back for 2024 with three pop-up skate installations to celebrate and encourage skating in the city. Wellington City Council’s first We Skate Pōneke campaign in 2022 sought to challenge negative stereotypes around skateboarding by ... More >>

CubaDupa Gets The Show On The Road This Weekend

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 2:45 pm | Wellington City Council

<img src="" width="720" height="480"> CubaDupa acrobat.  Credit: Oliver Crawford It has been a summer of fun in the capital, and it’s ending with ... More >>

District Plan Decisions Will Allow Wellington To Grow And Thrive

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 3:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today made significant decisions on the city’s proposed District Plan that aim to greatly increase the construction of new housing around the city, paving the way for a more resilient city. An Independent Hearings Panel ... More >>

Wellington City Votes To Support Urgent Regional Water Reform

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 10:02 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today voted to work with other Wellington region councils on a plan to reform the region’s water services. Councils across the Wellington region are this month considering a proposal on a joined-up approach to a new affordable ... More >>

Rock Along To Jim Beam Homegrown This Weekend

Monday, 11 March 2024, 3:47 pm | Wellington City Council

Jim Beam Homegrown 2024 is coming to town this Saturday 16 March, and there’ll be a few changes along the waterfront to make way for this popular event. Spread across five stages along Wellington's stunning waterfront, there’ll be 45 acts ... More >>

Council Celebrates Pride With Joy In The City

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 3:56 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has proudly supported the rainbow community and various iterations of the Pride Festival and Parade for decades through funding, hosting activities, logistical support, venue subsidies and promotion – and this year is ... More >>

Rates Increase Of 16.4% For 2024/25 Proposed For Community Consultation

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 7:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors will next week agree the draft 2024-34 Long-term Plan Consultation Document for auditing prior to community consultation in April. This includes a proposed rates increase for the 2024/2025 year of 16.4% (after growth ... More >>

Walk, Bike, Explore At Shelly Play Open Streets Day

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 11:51 am | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are invited to put their crocs in comfort or sport-mode, pump up their tyres, pack a picnic, and roll down to Te Motu Kairangi/Miramar Peninsula coast for Shelly Play open day. This Sunday 10 March the Miramar Peninsula coastal road ... More >>

Wellington City Residents Free Day For Te Papa’s Dinosaurs Of Patagonia Exhibition

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 10:31 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City residents will be able to enjoy a free day at Te Papa’s Ngā Taniwha o Rūpapa | Dinosaurs of Patagonia exhibition next week. Wellington City Council is a founding partner, and has proudly supported Te Papa for over 20 years. As part ... More >>

Redwoods Get The Chop – And The Chopper

Monday, 4 March 2024, 11:56 am | Wellington City Council

Some areas of the Botanic Garden ki Paekākā will be restricted to the public on Wednesday as two large decaying redwood trees are removed from the area by helicopter. After careful consideration and assessment by Wellington City Council’s team of ... More >>

Key Details Of Plan To Rejuvenate The Reading Courtenay Complex Made Public

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 5:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Key details of the confidential commercially sensitive negotiation where Wellington City Council supports the upgrade and reopening of Reading Cinema can now be brought into the public domain. With approximately 80% of the deal with Reading Cinema now ... More >>





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