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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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Keeping regional property owners up-to-date with flooding risks

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Keeping regional property owners up-to-date with flooding risks

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Keeping regional property owners up-to-date with flooding risks Posted on 12 July 2017 by Stephen Heath People buying, building or developing property need to know beforehand whether it is prone to flooding, and that’s what they can discover if they use Greater Wellington Regional Council’s just […]

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Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters Posted on 25 May 2017 by Stephen Heath Nearly $100 million has been allocated to Greater Wellington Regional Council and KiwiRail to replace 1274 wooden traction poles which, without replacement, would lead to significant […]

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Hearings on the proposed Natural Resources Plan to begin

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Hearings on the proposed Natural Resources Plan to begin

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Hearings on the proposed Natural Resources Plan to begin Posted on 22 May 2017 by Stephen Heath The final stage of debate on a new framework for protecting the region’s natural resources began today (Monday 22 May) in Masterton, with public hearings before commissioners on Greater […]

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Winners of Movin’March 2017

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Winners of Movin’March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Winners of Movin’March 2017 Posted on 18 May 2017 by Greater Wellington Regional Council ran the sixth annual Movin’March promotion this year. Movin’March is designed to encourage families to walk or wheel (WOW) to school as often as possible and to celebrate those families who already […]

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Brand new buses headed for Wellington

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Brand new buses headed for Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Brand new buses headed for Wellington Posted on 4 May 2017 by Nick Robinson A fleet of new, modern, more environmentally friendly buses will be hitting the roads in mid-2018 following a competitive tender for bus services in the Wellington region. Local, family-owned Masterton-based Tranzit Group […]

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Regional deluge from ex-cyclone Debbie

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Regional deluge from ex-cyclone Debbie

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Regional deluge from ex-cyclone Debbie Posted on 6 April 2017 by Rain gauges operated by Greater Wellington detail the extent that rainfall brought by the ex-cyclone Debbie had over the region. 1 in 20 year rainfall for south Wellington Porirua and Hutt cities were hit with […]

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Wairarapa people to get stronger voice on regional council issues

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Wairarapa people to get stronger voice on regional council issues

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Wairarapa people to get stronger voice on regional council issues Posted on 5 April 2017 by Jim Flack Greater Wellington Regional Councillors voted to establish a pilot Wairarapa Committee at their council meeting today (5 April). The Local Government Commission recommended that GWRC form a Wairarapa […]

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Regional council takes first steps on living wage – important questions remain

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Regional council takes first steps on living wage – important questions remain

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Regional council takes first steps on living wage – important questions remain Posted on 5 April 2017 by Stephen Heath Greater Wellington Regional Council has voted to introduce the Living Wage for council staff, making it one of the first Living Wage Councils in New Zealand. […]

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Lights go up on reflective design competition

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lights go up on reflective design competition

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Lights go up on reflective design competition Posted on 31 March 2017 by As the lights go down on daylight savings, the headlights go up on Project Glow Wear – the reflective design competition all about illuminating people on foot and bike. Back after a glowing […]

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OECD environment report reinforces opportunities

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

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

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

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

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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