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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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Care urged for swimmers and dog walkers as toxic algae returns

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Care urged for swimmers and dog walkers as toxic algae returns

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Care urged for swimmers and dog walkers as toxic algae returns Posted on 16 January 2018 by Greater Wellington is urging swimmers and dog walkers to avoid the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi between Moonshine Park and Pomare Bridge following the reoccurrence of toxic algae in the area. […]

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Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River Posted on 8 January 2018 by Good news for swimmers. Recent rain has flushed toxic algae from the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi and Greater Wellington has given the all-clear for people to use it for recreation following an assessment undertaken […]

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Pakuratahi River open for swimming as toxic algae begins to fade

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Pakuratahi River open for swimming as toxic algae begins to fade

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Pakuratahi River open for swimming as toxic algae begins to fade Posted on 19 December 2017 by The Pakuratahi River, which flows through Kaitoke Regional Park north of Upper Hutt, is now open for swimming and dog walking following the gradual disappearance of the toxic algae […]

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No Excuses safety boating campaign

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on No Excuses safety boating campaign

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: No Excuses safety boating campaign Posted on 18 December 2017 by Over 100 vessels were spoken to by GWRC, Maritime Police, and Maritime NZ staff on Saturday as part of a nationwide “No Excuses” boating safety campaign.  On these days we will be placing a stronger […]

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Ramaroa opening adds new dimension to Queen Elizabeth Park

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Ramaroa opening adds new dimension to Queen Elizabeth Park

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Ramaroa opening adds new dimension to Queen Elizabeth Park Posted on 5 December 2017 by The rich Maori, European and natural heritage of Queen Elizabeth Park is now on display with the opening last Saturday of Ramaroa, the brand new heritage centre at the park’s Mackays […]

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Toxic Algae Update 5/12

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Toxic Algae Update 5/12

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Toxic Algae Update 5/12 Posted on 5 December 2017 by Hutt River The Hutt River monitoring results show that the lower part of the river south of where the Akatarawa tributary meets with the Hutt River remains unsafe for swimming all the way to northern end […]

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Rusty the dog – Biosecurity’s new weapon against Velvetleaf

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Rusty the dog – Biosecurity’s new weapon against Velvetleaf

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Rusty the dog – Biosecurity’s new weapon against Velvetleaf Posted on 5 December 2017 by Searching for pest plant Velvetleaf made for thirsty work for Rusty the seven-year-old border collie cross when helping our bio security team this month.   Rusty and his handler John Taylor worked […]

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