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Go by bike day celebrates growing pedal power

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 12:10 pm | Wellington City Council

Go by bike day tomorrow (Thursday 31 October) will celebrate the growing number of Wellingtonians of all ages and abilities who are choosing to make some trips by bike. More >>

Mayoral election recount: City Council position

Friday, 25 October 2019, 5:29 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Chief Executive Kevin Lavery says it is expected a District Court judge will make a decision next week on whether a recount of the Mayoral election results can proceed or otherwise. The following text is from an email sent by Mr ... More >>

Cr Sarah Free chosen as Wellington’s Deputy Mayor

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 8:18 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor-elect Andy Foster says he has chosen Motukairangi-Eastern Ward Councillor Sarah Free as his Deputy Mayor for the 2019-2022 triennium. More >>

Wellington City election – final results

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:01 pm | Wellington City Council

Andy Foster has been confirmed as Mayor of Wellington by a majority of 62 votes in the final results of the Wellington City elections, released today. Mr Foster secured 27,364 votes, ahead of the 27,302 votes for the runner-up, Justin Lester. ... More >>

2019 Wellington City Council Election

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 12:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Preliminary report for the 2019 Wellington City Council Election Andy Foster has won the Wellington Mayoralty over Justin Lester according to preliminary Wellington City election results released at 12 noon today (Sunday). The result shows Councillor ... More >>

Wellington City Council Election (updated with ward results)

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 4:37 pm | Wellington City Council

Progress report for the 2019 Wellington City Council Election Andy Foster has a narrow lead over Justin Lester according to the progress result in the race for Wellington City Mayor. The result shows Cr Foster, who has been a Wellington City Councillor ... More >>

Progress report 2019 Wellington City Council Election

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 4:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Andy Foster has a narrow lead over Justin Lester according to the progress result in the race for Wellington City Mayor. More >>

Sweeping housing insurance changes proposed

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Raising the Earthquake Commission cap to $400,000 and changing MBIE building regulations to focus on saving property as well as life are among recommendations the Wellington Insurance Taskforce wants the Government to investigate. More >>

New central Wellington library offers Aotearoa collection

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:42 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians have today gained a second central city library service, this time with a focus on Aotearoa, with the opening of a new cooperative space in the National Library. More >>

Capital’s seniors celebrate golden years

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 11:18 am | Wellington City Council

Te Wiki Kaumātua Seniors' Week 2019 will be held 14–20 October, celebrating our older residents and providing a week of community events and activities with them in mind – promoting a diverse, inclusive and healthy environment. More >>

Buckets of fun planned for Cuba Mall 50th birthday

Friday, 4 October 2019, 2:53 pm | Wellington City Council

Next week sees the start of celebrations for Cuba Mall’s golden anniversary, and 50 years of the iconic Bucket Fountain splashing unwitting bystanders – and everyone’s invited. More >>

The story of Zealandia is told by its founder

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 10:03 am | Wellington City Council

Two decades ago, construction began on a fence around a piece of Wellington bush which even its backers weren’t entirely sure would work. More >>

Wellington City Council voting campaign ramps up

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 2:23 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has launched a voting campaign to encourage residents to vote in the upcoming local body elections – happening Saturday 12 October. More >>

The birds are back in town

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s wildlife continues to thrive as a result of sustained predator control efforts across the cities reserves and backyards. A recent report commissioned by Wellington City Council has found significant increases in the number of species ... More >>

Wellington to have third new central city library

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington is to have a third new central city library, this time in the Harbour City Centre on Brandon Street. More >>

New te reo name gifted for Botanic Garden precinct

Friday, 13 September 2019, 1:49 pm | Wellington City Council

A te reo name has been gifted for use in the precinct which includes Wellington Botanic Garden. More >>

What on earth is happening this Conservation Week

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:08 am | Wellington City Council

Show the earth some aroha this Conservation Week | Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa with events, activities, and workshops happening all over the city. More >>

Road patrol parade is street smart

Monday, 9 September 2019, 12:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington primary schools will hit the streets to celebrate road safety in the annual Orange Day Parade this Friday. More >>

Wellington Mayor thanks outgoing Chief Executive

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 3:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has thanked out-going Chief Executive Kevin Lavery for his service to the city. Mr Lavery has announced he will not be applying for reappointment after seven years. “Kevin has helped guide the city through the aftermath ... More >>

WCC Chief Executive Kevin Lavery - announcement

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:14 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Chief Executive Kevin Lavery has announced that he will not be submitting an application for reappointment to his position following a successful five-year contract term and a two year extension. More >>

   

 

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