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Hutt next stage on the journey to better bus services

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 12:12 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Changes to Hutt Valley bus services are just around the corner as part of Metlink’s upgrade of bus services across the region, with a fleet of new vehicles and new services from 17 June, says Chair of Wellington Regional Council’s Sustainable Transport ... More >>

Lower Hutt Drinking Water Permanently Chlorinated

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 2:51 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council has approved the permanent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s drinking water. The Council voted in favour of a recommendation from Wellington Water, which has completed an investigation into the contamination of water supplied ... More >>

Riding for the Disabled developments

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 2:25 pm | Wellington Regional Council

The Wellington Group of Riding for Disabled (WRDA) has applied to Greater Wellington Regional Council for a lease to develop a covered arena and other facilities at Abbots Field near the park’s Paekakariki Hill Road entrance. More >>

Shelly Bay development – public invited to have their say

Friday, 14 July 2017, 9:09 am | Wellington Regional Council

Wellington City Council is inviting public submissions on a proposal to sell and lease some of its land to Shelly Bay Limited, so a planned development of housing and public space can go ahead. Shelly Bay Ltd’s development includes plans for ... More >>

Wellington Regional Council elections, 8 October 2016

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:10 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Wellington Regional Council elections, 8 October 2016 Election results for the Wellington Regional Council election will be available on our website at www.gw.govt.nz/results fromSaturday 8 October. We will update the website from 3:00pm with results as we ... More >>

Chris Laidlaw will run again for the GWRC

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 5:14 pm | Wellington Regional Council

The current chairman, Chris Laidlaw, will be running again for the Greater Wellington Regional Council this year. More >>

First of Wellington’s newest trains arrive

Monday, 25 May 2015, 9:47 am | Wellington Regional Council

The first pair of two-car units from Wellington’s new batch of Matangi trains arrived this morning by boat from Korea (Sunday 24 May). More >>

First step towards a simple ticketing system

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:42 pm | Wellington Regional Council

A modern fares and ticketing system for Wellington’s public transport, where customers use one electronic payment system for all their travel, is a step closer now that a full investigation of the system has begun. More >>

Wellington’s rail network going from strength to strength

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:38 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Wellington region’s rail network is going from strength to strength with punctuality figures approaching record highs and growing numbers of people taking the train, as shown in the Wellington Metropolitan Rail Annual Report. More >>

Regional Council wins most bike-friendly employer award

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 3:38 pm | Wellington Regional Council

The Regional Council is delighted to have been recognised as Wellington’s most bike friendly employer in the annual Roll On Wellington cycle awards, says Greg Campbell, the Council’s Chief Executive More >>

Greg Campbell Chief Executive of Wellington Regional Council

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:38 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Chair of Wellington Regional Council, Fran Wilde today announced the appointment of Greg Campbell as Chief Executive of the Council. Greg Campbell will take up the role in September following the departure of outgoing Chief Executive David Benham ... More >>

See where Wellington’s water comes from

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 12:46 pm | Wellington Regional Council

See where Wellington’s water comes from Ever wondered where our drinking water comes from? What makes it safe to drink? Greater Wellington Regional Council is offering the opportunity to see first-hand how Wellington’s bulk water supply system works, ... More >>

Melling Station building closed temporarily

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 3:56 pm | Wellington Regional Council

The building at Melling Station has been closed temporarily as a safety precaution after testing found evidence of asbestos. More >>

Application for two-tier Wellington council submitted

Friday, 21 June 2013, 1:52 pm | Wellington Regional Council

The Wellington Regional Council today lodged its application to the Local Government Commission recommending the creation of a new two-tier Wellington Council to replace the existing nine territorial authorities in the region. More >>

Wellington water supply situation update – 19 April 2013

Friday, 19 April 2013, 4:02 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Rainfall for April to date is below average in our water catchments, but has been enough to raise river flow rates a little more. Although rivers remain at about half their normal flow rates for April, this is an improvement from the start of the month. More >>

See Where Wellington’s Water Comes From

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 4:00 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is offering a rare opportunity to see first-hand how the bulk water supply system works, by offering guided tours at the Te Marua Water Treatment Plant on Sunday 12 May. More >>

Wellington water supply situation update – 22 March 2013

Friday, 22 March 2013, 12:59 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Water use dropped back yesterday to just above the target maximum daily water use. River flow rates are below long-term March averages again and continuing to drop. More >>

Ōtaki River focal point for Regional Council summer events

Friday, 8 February 2013, 2:53 pm | Wellington Regional Council

The Ōtaki River will play host to two events as part of the Wellington Regional Council’s Great Outdoors Summer Events programme this month – the opportunity to explore the beautiful Chrystall’s Bend and the ever popular Kāpiti Great Gravel ... More >>

Council to introduce fees for park lease applications

Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 7:44 pm | Wellington Regional Council

Wellington Regional Council is to introduce fees to cover the often high cost of processing applications to lease parts of its parks. More >>

Wellington Regional Council: sale of forestry cutting rights

Monday, 17 December 2012, 11:29 am | Wellington Regional Council

Media release Wellington Regional Council December 17, 2012 Wellington Regional Council to consider sale of forestry cutting rights More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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