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Nominations Close For Wellington By-election

Friday, 22 December 2023, 12:20 pm | Wellington City Council

Nominations have now closed for the by-election in Wellington City Council’s Pukehīnau/Lambton General Ward with seven candidate nominations received by today’s midday deadline. Nominations opened to fill one vacancy following the formal resignation of then Councillor ... More >>

Designers Get On Board For New Skatepark

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 11:20 am | Wellington City Council

A Destination Skatepark in Kilbirnie is getting ready to roll with skatepark specialist company CONVIC confirmed as designers. After a thorough selection process including Wellington Skate Association committee members, Wellington City Council has confirmed ... More >>

What Yule Need To Know This Christmas

Monday, 18 December 2023, 10:15 am | Wellington City Council

Deer Pōneke, the Council elves are going to rein it in over the next few weeks as we’ve had a tree-mendous year, so there’ll be few changes to our holly-day hours that yule need to know. Most of our services and facilities have modified hours ... More >>

Wellington Continuing To Progress On Climate Action

Friday, 15 December 2023, 11:18 am | Wellington City Council

The latest climate update Te Atakura – First to Zero shows action to reduce emissions in Wellington is making progress with a 10 percent reduction since 2020 – but there’s still more mahi to be done. “Emissions reduced significantly during COVID-19, and ... More >>

Berhampore And Karori To Connect With City-wide Sustainable Transport Network

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 11:50 am | Wellington City Council

People in the south and west of Wellington will soon be connected to more bike, bus, and pedestrian routes around the city with the addition of Berhampore and Karori to the sustainable transport network, opening up climate-friendly transport options ... More >>

Wellington City Council Agrees Extra Funding To Fix Leaks This Summer

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 11:31 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today agreed to provide up to $2 million in extra funding to deal with up to 880 water leaks around the city this coming summer and autumn. Mayor Tory Whanau tabled an amendment to supply an additional $1m in funding if Wellington ... More >>

Gardens Magic Ready To Hit All The Right Notes In 2024

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 3:09 pm | Wellington City Council

Gardens Magic, presented by Wellington City Council, is back for its 44th year in January with Pōneke’s iconic free Concert Series, Light Display, and Kids Garden Trail in the Botanic Garden ki Paekākā. Set amongst the natural beauty of the Botanic ... More >>

Final Sludge Minimisation Facility Contract Signed

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 11:37 am | Wellington City Council

The third, and final stage of construction contract for the Moa Point Sludge Minimisation Facility has been signed, keeping it on track for a 2026 completion date. The contract, executed with Wellington City Council joint venture construction partners HEB and ... More >>

Next Phase Of Development For Wellington City’s 2024-34 Long-term Plan

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 3:47 pm | Wellington City Council

A proposal to deal with Wellington City Council’s significant external economic pressures while continuing to deliver for the capital city was today presented to elected members working on the 2024-34 Long-term Plan. Options and costs will be ... More >>

Have A Blast In Pōneke This New Year’s Eve

Monday, 11 December 2023, 1:56 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council invites you to a family-friendly, free and fun evening of live music to celebrate the New Year in one of Pōneke’s most iconic locations on the waterfront. Whairepo Lagoon will be the place to be for New Year’s Eve on ... More >>

Code Of Conduct Investigation Concluded – Mayor’s Response

Friday, 8 December 2023, 2:51 pm | Wellington City Council

The Code of Conduct investigation into the conduct of five councillors regarding a publicly excluded briefing on the Courtenay Place Precinct has found there were breaches to the Councils Code of Conduct policy. In respect to whether there were ... More >>

Rating Policy Changes To Support A Vibrant Pōneke

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:23 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has agreed in principle to update its Rating Policy, and Rates Remission and Postponement Policy, as part of the development of the 2024-34 Long-term Plan. Updates would incentivise development by increasing the proportion ... More >>

Opportunity To Transform The Heart Of The Capital City

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 2:47 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has issued a Request for Proposals to redevelop two key sites bordering Te Ngākau Civic Square – the heart of the Capital City. The adjoining sites are presently occupied by the Civic Administration Building (CAB) and Municipal ... More >>

Newtown Parking Plan Approved In Principle

Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:32 am | Wellington City Council

Community feedback has led to some significant changes to the draft Newtown Parking Management Plan, which was considered and approved in principle by Councillors yesterday (30 November). The draft plan – which is designed to better manage parking pressures ... More >>

Demolition Of Civic Administration Building Brought Forward

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 3:04 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has today agreed to bring funding forward from the 2024/25 financial year to 2023/24 so the Civic Administration Building (CAB) in Te Ngākau Civic Square can be demolished sooner. The building, constructed in the 1990s, was ... More >>

Warning About Man Impersonating A Council Building Inspector In Wellington

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 1:05 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is warning residents to be on the alert for a man knocking on doors and claiming to be a City Council building inspector. The Council has received three reports or complaints about a man door-knocking in the Karori-Kelburn area ... More >>

Plan To Revitalise Courtenay Place Released

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 11:13 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have been briefed on a plan to breathe new life into the Courtenay Place precinct. The Courtenay Place Precinct Plan sets out a vision and a clear pathway forward to revitalise the area as Wellington’s ‘premier place ... More >>

Wellington City Council AA+/A-1+ Credit Rating Affirmed By Standard & Poor’s

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 4:45 pm | Wellington City Council

Credit-rating agency Standard & Poor’s have today confirmed that Wellington City Council’s credit rating will remain at AA+/A-1+, which is the highest credit rating of any local authority in New Zealand. The credit outlook remains negative ... More >>

Further Funding For Fixing Leaky Pipes To Be Investigated

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:16 am | Wellington City Council

“After a briefing from Wellington Water where they indicated that they have additional capacity to fix leaky pipes in Wellington, I have asked officers to bring a paper about possible options”, says Mayor Tory Whanau. This will likely occur in December, ... More >>

Artists Collaborate To Bring Cat Sculpture Up To Scratch

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:19 pm | Wellington City Council

A popular sculpture outside Miramar Library is getting a much-needed restoration thanks to a collaboration between the original artists’ son and a local artist. <img src="" ... More >>





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