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OECD environment report reinforces opportunities

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on OECD environment report reinforces opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: OECD environment report reinforces opportunities Posted on 22 March 2017 by An OECD report on New Zealand’s environmental performance reinforces the need for regional councils to work with communities on managing freshwater says Chris Laidlaw, Greater Wellington Regional Council chair. “The OECD report recommends involving people […]

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Post-earthquake Wellington needs public input

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Post-earthquake Wellington needs public input

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Post-earthquake Wellington needs public input Posted on 16 March 2017 by Stephen Heath There is no such thing as business as usual in Wellington following the November earthquake, says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Chris Laidlaw. “The earthquake has forced us to re-think our vulnerability and […]

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Wellington region is far better with Wairarapa in it, plain and simple

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Wellington region is far better with Wairarapa in it, plain and simple

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Wellington region is far better with Wairarapa in it, plain and simple Posted on 16 March 2017 by Greater Wellington Regional Council welcomes the decision by the Local Government Commission to propose a new sub-regional committee for the Wairarapa. “This is what Greater Wellington has been […]

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Green Flag flying over Kaitoke Regional Park

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Green Flag flying over Kaitoke Regional Park

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Green Flag flying over Kaitoke Regional Park Posted on 10 March 2017 by Stephen Heath Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Kaitoke Regional Park has, for the second time, been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award.  Parks Portfolio leader Greater Wellington Regional Councillor Prue Lamason said she was […]

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GWRC focuses on building a more resilient region

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on GWRC focuses on building a more resilient region

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: GWRC focuses on building a more resilient region Posted on 3 March 2017 by Strengthening the Wellington region’s ability to cope with natural hazards, while providing a quality natural environment and an improved public transport system, were top of mind when councillors met today to discuss […]

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Ruamahanga Whaitua Committee consider resource management complexities

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Ruamahanga Whaitua Committee consider resource management complexities

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Ruamahanga Whaitua Committee consider resource management complexities Posted on 27 February 2017 by Wairarapa’s Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee (RWC), charged with developing a community-led plan for land and water management in the Ruamahanga River catchment are pleased to see the water quality debate raised again following last […]

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Freshwater report reinforces opportunities

Published By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Freshwater report reinforces opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Freshwater report reinforces opportunities Posted on 23 February 2017 by A new national report on water quality reinforces the need for regional councils to work with communities on managing freshwater says Chris Laidlaw, Greater Wellington Regional Council chair. “Our whole approach to improving water quality in […]

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Check out underwater Porirua

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Check out underwater Porirua

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Check out underwater Porirua Posted on 20 February 2017 by Who would believe you could come face to face with a seahorse minutes from Porirua City Centre? Seaweek is a great time to take a look What’s more you can also see starfish, a plethora of […]

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New dog on-leash area for Whitireia Park

Published By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New dog on-leash area for Whitireia Park

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: New dog on-leash area for Whitireia Park Posted on 13 February 2017 by Gallivanting pooches take note – you need to be on a leash at Onehunga Bay in Whitireia Park. The broad popularity of Whitireia Park has led to a dog on-leash area that has […]

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International students to test public awareness of RiverLink Project

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on International students to test public awareness of RiverLink Project

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: International students to test public awareness of RiverLink Project Posted on 7 February 2017 by What do you know about the RiverLink project? Four visiting students from the United States will be hitting the streets of Lower Hutt in the next few weeks to find out. […]

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Aotearoa Bike Challenge encourages people to get on their bike in February

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Aotearoa Bike Challenge encourages people to get on their bike in February

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Aotearoa Bike Challenge encourages people to get on their bike in February Posted on 3 February 2017 by The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is a fun, free challenge that encourages colleagues to sign up, log their bike trips and compete against other workplaces in the Wellington region.  […]

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We have started construction at Jim Cooke Park

Published By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on We have started construction at Jim Cooke Park

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: We have started construction at Jim Cooke Park Posted on 30 January 2017 by Goodmans Ltd, a local Waikanae company, is making good progress on preparing the ground for the new Jim Cooke Park Stopbank next to the Waikanae River. This stopbank improvement will protect a […]

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New Wairarapa Moana Wetland Visitor Guide – out now!

Published By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New Wairarapa Moana Wetland Visitor Guide – out now!

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: New Wairarapa Moana Wetland Visitor Guide – out now! Posted on 27 January 2017 by Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2017, Thursday 2 February, with a visit to the North Island’s largest wetland complex – Wairarapa Moana, South Wairarapa. Pick up a free copy of the new […]

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Explore hidden Korokoro Valley

Published By   /  January 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Explore hidden Korokoro Valley

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Explore hidden Korokoro Valley Posted on 2 January 2017 by Tracey Lewis On Sunday 8 January 2017 you’ll have a chance to discover a hidden bush gem in the scenic Korokoro Valley. Join the park ranger and the Friends of Belmont Regional Park for a guided […]

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Keep our waterways pest plant free

Published By   /  December 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Keep our waterways pest plant free

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Keep our waterways pest plant free Posted on 23 December 2016 by The holiday season is well underway for most people but it will be a busy time for Greater Wellington Regional Council’s newest team member, Margot Balfour, as she shares the “Check Clean Dry” message […]

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Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee Look Ahead

Published By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee Look Ahead

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee Look Ahead Posted on 19 December 2016 by The Ruamāhanga Whaitua Committee (RWC) met for their final session of 2016 last week. They are taking a well-earned break but are already anticipating reaching a significant milestone towards a local land and water management […]

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Better flood protection for Waikanae in 2017

Published By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Better flood protection for Waikanae in 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Better flood protection for Waikanae in 2017 Posted on 12 December 2016 by Better flood protection will soon be a reality for the Waikanae community with work set to begin on reconstructing the Jim Cooke Stopbank in January. Local firm Goodman Contractors Ltd have been appointed […]

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Inspection work at Birchville Dam

Published By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Inspection work at Birchville Dam

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Inspection work at Birchville Dam Posted on 9 December 2016 by Engineers are inspecting the surrounding rock around the historic Birchville Dam in Akatarawa Forest Park to ensure that it can continue to safely support the dam structure. “The inspection is entirely precautionary,” says Greater Wellington […]

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Rook Round Up 2016

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Rook Round Up 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Rook Round Up 2016 Posted on 8 December 2016 by The most successful Greater Wellington Region rook control season in recent years has wrapped up with a total of one hundred and ten known rookery sites inspected. This year eighty-three nests at these sites were treated […]

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Rating agency affirms regional council’s AA/A-1+ credit rating

Published By   /  December 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Rating agency affirms regional council’s AA/A-1+ credit rating

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Rating agency affirms regional council’s AA/A-1+ credit rating Credit rating agency Standard and Poors/Rating Direct has affirmed Greater Wellington Regional Council’s AA/A-1+ outlook stable credit rating, saying that any significant damage resulting from natural disaster such as earthquake has a small likelihood of affecting the council’s […]

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