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Rental prices – October report

Press Release – Oxygen
Every month we gather the most recent information on rental prices in Wellington – a great way to look at an overview of how much you could potentially rent out your investment property for. Read more »

Kāpiti Council’s ePlan goes live

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council
The Kāpiti Coast District Council made it easier for people to navigate the District Plan online today with the launch of the long-awaited and user-friendly ePlan. Read more »

Wake-up call about safety of bitumen chipseal

Press Release – WSP Opus
Central government and private industry have joined forces in a world-first investigation to assess braking distances on our unique chipseal roads. Read more »

Ruamahanga River recognized for improved water quality

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
Improving water quality in the Ruamahanga has been recognised in this year’s New Zealand River Awards (announced tonight). Read more »

New Zealand’s most improved river named (but it’s not in Wgtn)

Press Release – Cawthron Foundation
Canterbury’s Otukaikino River took out the Supreme Award for Most Improved River at the New Zealand River Awards 2018 in Wellington tonight. Read more »

NZIOB to host inaugural building information conference in Wellington

Press Release – NZ Institute of Building
Registration has opened for New Zealand’s first BIMinNZ Conference being held in Wellington on Wednesday, 8 May 2019. Read more »

Old Lyall Bay surf club building to be demolished

WCC photo

News from Wellington City Council
Preliminary work has started on the old Lyall Bay surf club, in preparation for its demolition which is due to start within a fortnight. Read more »

Strategy seeks to maximise the Wairarapa advantage

Press Release – Masterton District Council
Wairarapa has set itself an aspirational goal to offer the best of rural and urban living in a strategy for economic development unveiled this evening. Read more »

Cityhop announces partnership with Toyota, to grow its car-sharing service

Press Release – Cityhop
New Zealand’s largest and longest established car sharing operator, Cityhop, with a fleet of more than 80 vehicles in Wellington and Auckland, announced today it had formed a strategic partnership with Toyota Financial Services. Read more »

Flights stopped after drone seen close to runway – a growing problem

Report from RNZ
Drones are disrupting airspace every week and instances are becoming more regular, Airways New Zealand says. Read more »

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