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Toxic Algae in the lower Waipoua River

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Toxic Algae in the lower Waipoua River

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Posted on 16 October 2018 by There is a toxic algal bloom in the lower Waipoua River, and Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising caution when swimming or dog walking along the riverbank. The bloom was discovered at a monitoring site at the Colombo Road bridge on Wednesday 10 October. […]

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Stay safe in regional parks during log harvesting

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Stay safe in regional parks during log harvesting

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council About us / News releases / Stay safe in regional parks during log harvesting Posted on 12 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis People have been idly standing underneath industrial log hauler cables in Maymorn plantation forest during intensive harvesting operations despite the extensive signage warning them to keep out, seemingly […]

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Bridging the visitor gap at Baring Head

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Bridging the visitor gap at Baring Head

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council About us / News releases / Bridging the visitor gap at Baring Head Posted on 11 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis Work has begun on replacing the Baring Head Bridge across the Wainuiomata River to East Harbour Regional Park, a construction project that will assure future access to Baring Head’s […]

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Parks and forests visitor numbers reach record highs

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Parks and forests visitor numbers reach record highs

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Posted on 10 October 2018 by Tracey Lewis Queen Elizabeth Park most visited park in Wellington region Queen Elizabeth Park was the most visited park in the Wellington region in the past 12 months, a Greater Wellington Regional Council survey shows.  Thirty-one percent of respondents said they had visited the […]

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GWRC welcomes significant investment in the region’s railways

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on GWRC welcomes significant investment in the region’s railways

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council About us / News releases / GWRC welcomes significant investment in the region’s railways Posted on 9 October 2018 by GWRC welcomes significant investment in the region’s railways Greater Wellington Regional Council welcomes today’s announcement of government funding to improve the region’s rail network infrastructure. Transport Minister Phil Twyford today […]

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Earthquake damaged Ava Bridge reopened to the public

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Earthquake damaged Ava Bridge reopened to the public

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council About us / News releases / Earthquake damaged Ava Bridge reopened to the public Posted on 8 October 2018 by The Southern bridge at Ava Station is again open to the public after extensive works to rebuild the bridge damaged in the 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes. To rebuild the bridge contractors […]

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Greater Wellington offers facilitation between bus operators and drivers’ unions

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington offers facilitation between bus operators and drivers’ unions

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council About us / News releases / Greater Wellington offers facilitation between bus operators and drivers’ unions Posted on 3 October 2018 by Council urges all parties to redouble efforts to reach agreement. The Greater Wellington Regional Council met today regarding the GWRC contracts with public transport operators, urging all parties […]

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Final week to have your say on Greater Wellington’s plans

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Final week to have your say on Greater Wellington’s plans

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Final week to have your say on Greater Wellington’s plans You have less than a week to share your views on the future of the region as consultation on Greater Wellington Regional Council’s 10 Year Plan and proposed Revenue and Finance Policy closes this Sunday.   […]

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Greater Wellington plan consultation half way through, public urged to make submissions

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington plan consultation half way through, public urged to make submissions

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington plan consultation half way through, public urged to make submissions With two weeks to go until consultation on Greater Wellington’s long term plan and our Proposed Revenue and Financing Policy ends, people from throughout the region are being encouraged to think about what kind […]

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Regional Council launches assault on feral rabbits

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Regional Council launches assault on feral rabbits

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Regional Council launches assault on feral rabbits Greater Wellington Regional Council has launched a programme to reduce the number of feral rabbits to minimise their significant impact on the region’s environment and agriculture. From mid-April Greater Wellington’s biosecurity team will begin releasing the new rabbit haemorrhagic […]

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Interim Waiohine flood hazard maps now available

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Interim Waiohine flood hazard maps now available

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Interim Waiohine flood hazard maps now available Interim flood hazard maps for the Waiohine floodplain will soon be available following their release by Greater Wellington Region Council. The interim maps model potential flood depths from a large flood, with a one per cent chance of happening […]

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Greater Wellington wants to hear what matters to you

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington wants to hear what matters to you

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington wants to hear what matters to you Consultation on the Greater Wellington Regional Council 10 Year Plan and the proposed Revenue and Financing Policy opened today. Council Chair Chris Laidlaw says it’s important everyone in the region take the time to learn how the […]

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New flood study for Mangatārere Stream

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New flood study for Mangatārere Stream

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: New flood study for Mangatārere Stream An updated study into flood prone areas near the Mangatārere Stream near Carterton has been released by Greater Wellington Regional Council which provides interim flood hazard information ahead of a detailed study to be completed in 2020. “Although the flood […]

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Reprise of the rat census

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Reprise of the rat census

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Reprise of the rat census   The second census of rats and stoats on the Miramar Peninsula gets under way today (19 March) as volunteer groups work with Greater Wellington Regional Council to place 281 chew cards on one day throughout the peninsula. The chew cards […]

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Have your say on Greater Wellington 10-Year Plan and proposed changes to how rates are calculated

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Greater Wellington 10-Year Plan and proposed changes to how rates are calculated

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Have your say on Greater Wellington 10-Year Plan and proposed changes to how rates are calculated Greater Wellington Regional Council today adopted its 10-Year Plan and proposed Revenue and Financing Policy to go out for public consultation on Monday 26 March. Greater Wellington Chair, Cllr Chris […]

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GWRC Chair welcomes LGWM report

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on GWRC Chair welcomes LGWM report

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: GWRC Chair welcomes LGWM report Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair, Chris Laidlaw, welcomes today’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving report and says he’s heartened by much of the public feedback received around future transport scenarios. “We have had excellent response from the public on ways to solve […]

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Greater Wellington excels in LGNZ CouncilMark assessment

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Greater Wellington excels in LGNZ CouncilMark assessment

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Greater Wellington excels in LGNZ CouncilMark assessment Greater Wellington Regional Council has received an AA rating in a just-published CouncilMARK assessment. The independent assessment, made under the Local Government New Zealand excellence programme, recognises Greater Wellington as one of the best performing councils of the 18 […]

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Check out how climate change may affect your place – online tools for interactive climate change maps now available

By   /  March 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Check out how climate change may affect your place – online tools for interactive climate change maps now available

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Check out how climate change may affect your place – online tools for interactive climate change maps now available People interested in how climate change may affect the region can now use a huge range of data to drill right down to its impact on local […]

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Join us for a picnic in the park

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Join us for a picnic in the park

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Join us for a picnic in the park It’s Parks Week between 10-17 March and Greater Wellington is celebrating it with a Picnic in the Park at Kaitoke Regional Park. It’s an opportunity for families to take time out and enjoy Kaitoke’s beautiful surroundings, which feature […]

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Tunnel Gully’s growing mountain bike network to feature in open day

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Tunnel Gully’s growing mountain bike network to feature in open day

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Tunnel Gully’s growing mountain bike network to feature in open day The Wellington region’s burgeoning reputation as a mountain biking hot spot is being further bolstered by track building in Upper Hutt’s Tunnel Gulley, where newly opened and recently built trails will be in full action […]

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