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Tsunami preparedness WREMO focus for Kaikoura quake anniversary

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Tsunami preparedness WREMO focus for Kaikoura quake anniversary

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Tsunami preparedness WREMO focus for Kaikoura quake anniversary Posted on 13 November 2017 by Tsunami preparedness WREMO focus for Kaikoura quake anniversary The first anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake is an opportunity for the Wellington region to reflect on what might have happened if the earthquake […]

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Greater Wellington’s Annual Report highlights rapid adaptation

By   /  October 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington’s Annual Report highlights rapid adaptation

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington’s Annual Report highlights rapid adaptation Posted on 31 October 2017 by Stephen Heath Greater Wellington Regional Council’s 2016/17 Annual Report, adopted today by the regional council, reflects a year of significant disruption and rapid adaptation to new circumstances while all the time managing to […]

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Fairer fares after GW public consultation

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Fairer fares after GW public consultation

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Fairer fares after GW public consultation Posted on 26 October 2017 by Clayton Anderson More affordable fares are coming for students, blind and disabled customers, and adults travelling during the off-peak periods in the Wellington region. Greater Wellington Regional Council has made further changes to simplifying […]

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Nick Leggett appointed to WRC Holdings Board

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Nick Leggett appointed to WRC Holdings Board

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Nick Leggett appointed to WRC Holdings Board Posted on 26 October 2017 by Stephen Heath Former Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett has been appointed as an external director for WRC Holdings Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greater Wellington Regional Council (Greater Wellington). Mr Leggett brings significant […]

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Greater Wellington gets behind local government water declaration

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington gets behind local government water declaration

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington gets behind local government water declaration Posted on 25 October 2017 by Greater Wellington has today added its signature to the Local Government Leaders’ Water Declaration, which reiterates the sector’s commitment to water quality and calls for greater action from central government.  “We’ve signed […]

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Honshu White Admiral Butterfly versus Japanese Honeysuckle

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Honshu White Admiral Butterfly versus Japanese Honeysuckle

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Honshu White Admiral Butterfly versus Japanese Honeysuckle Posted on 18 October 2017 by Honshu White Admiral Butterfly versus Japanese Honeysuckle Greater Wellington’s biosecurity guardians are valiantly fighting pest plants in the region, but there are times when we have to enlist nature to help us tip […]

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Region looks to big benefits from integrated trail network

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Region looks to big benefits from integrated trail network

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Region looks to big benefits from integrated trail network Posted on 12 October 2017 by An ambitious plan to combine the region’s off-road tracks and trails under a single framework and create a uniquely Wellington region experience that enhances regional lifestyle and attract tourists has been […]

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Two new bosses for Wellington Civil Defence

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Two new bosses for Wellington Civil Defence

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Two new bosses for Wellington Civil Defence Posted on 12 October 2017 by Two new bosses for Wellington Civil Defence Two former military men have been chosen to lead Wellington’s Civil Defence organisation, WREMO (Wellington Region Emergency Management Office), replacing Bruce Pepperell who is retiring after […]

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Trolley decommissioning begins

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Trolley decommissioning begins

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Trolley decommissioning begins Posted on 3 October 2017 by Clayton Anderson In just a few weeks the last trolley bus will retire, as the era of the Wellington icon comes to an end. Greater Wellington’s Chairperson for the Sustainable Transport Committee, Councillor Barbara Donaldson says she […]

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The first step in dismantling Wellington’s trolley bus wires begins next week

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on The first step in dismantling Wellington’s trolley bus wires begins next week

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: The first step in dismantling Wellington’s trolley bus wires begins next week Posted on 3 October 2017 by Clayton Anderson The first step in dismantling Wellington’s trolley bus wires begins next week Work will start on a disused section in the city centre on 10 October […]

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Residents make preferences known on bus hubs

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Residents make preferences known on bus hubs

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Residents make preferences known on bus hubs Posted on 15 September 2017 by Clayton Anderson Public consultation about where to build new Metlink bus hubs in Kilbirnie and Johnsonville has come out in favour of Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, and Moorefield Road, Johnsonville. In July, Greater […]

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Spot the Project Glow Wear People’s Choice Award Winner

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Spot the Project Glow Wear People’s Choice Award Winner

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Spot the Project Glow Wear People’s Choice Award Winner Posted on 11 September 2017 by Vanessa Rushton This year’s winner of the Project Glow Wear People’s Choice Award is Tamsin Robb, whose stunning navy trench coat with reflective spots took out the top award by garnering […]

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Greater Wellington figures show it sure has rained a lot lately

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington figures show it sure has rained a lot lately

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington figures show it sure has rained a lot lately Posted on 8 September 2017 by Clayton Anderson Have you got the feeling the rain never stopped this winter? Well, you’re right and Greater Wellington Regional Council has released the figures to prove it. According […]

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Public meetings on proposed transport fare changes begin next week

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Public meetings on proposed transport fare changes begin next week

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Public meetings on proposed transport fare changes begin next week Posted on 25 August 2017 by Clayton Anderson Greater Wellington Regional Council is about to hold eight public meetings throughout the region over the proposed changes to public transport fares. Beginning next Wednesday in Upper Hutt, […]

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Pollen’s not pollution – it’s Spring doing its thing

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Pollen’s not pollution – it’s Spring doing its thing

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Pollen’s not pollution – it’s Spring doing its thing Posted on 18 August 2017 by Stephen Heath Reports are already coming into Greater Wellington Regional Council of signs of yellow powder or paint residue lining streams and puddles and coating people’s cars, all of which are […]

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Regional council votes to permanently chlorinate Lower Hutt drinking Water

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Regional council votes to permanently chlorinate Lower Hutt drinking Water

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Regional council votes to permanently chlorinate Lower Hutt drinking Water Posted on 10 August 2017 by Stephen Heath 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 […]

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Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink Posted on 7 August 2017 by Janet Skilton Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking public feedback on a proposal for fare concessions and changes aimed at encouraging off-peak public transport use, helping disadvantaged groups and paving the way for improvements to […]

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New websites to help communities before, during, and after a crisis

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New websites to help communities before, during, and after a crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: New websites to help communities before, during, and after a crisis Two new websites, developed by the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO), were launched this week. One helps people find out what’s happening in their communities during and after an emergency. The other helps people […]

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Have your say on Wellington Riding for the Disabled developments in Battle Hill Farm Forest Park

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Wellington Riding for the Disabled developments in Battle Hill Farm Forest Park

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Have your say on Wellington Riding for the Disabled developments in Battle Hill Farm Forest Park Posted on 2 August 2017 by Stephen Heath The Wellington Group of Riding for Disabled (WRDA) has applied to Greater Wellington Regional Council for a lease to develop a covered […]

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Celebrating Robin Maud’s contribution to the Hutt River Trail

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Robin Maud’s contribution to the Hutt River Trail

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Celebrating Robin Maud’s contribution to the Hutt River Trail Posted on 18 July 2017 by Tracey Lewis One of the key figures behind the development of the Hutt River Trail has been recognised by the planting of Totara trees in the newly established Robin Maud Memorial […]

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