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Survey and Spatial NZ appoints new Chief Executive

Press Release – Survey and Spatial NZ
Survey and Spatial NZ (S+SNZ) Board Chair, Daniel Williams is delighted to announce the appointment of Ashley Church as the new Chief Executive. Read more »

Truckloads of sludge continuing 24 hours every day, till broken sewage pipes are fixed

News from Wellington Water
Trucks continue their operations 24/7, transporting sludge from the Moa Point treatment plant to the southern landfill. The drivers have been greeted with a positive response from the community. Read more »

“Hard decisions:” Hutt councillors want city’s rates to be shared fairly

News from Hutt City Council
The Hutt City Council met today to discuss its approach to how rates are allocated between residents and commercial property owners. Read more »

Another emergency – are they struggling?


by Lindsay Shelton
On Friday, Wellington Water’s chief executive said “we would be struggling if anything else was to happen.” Then yesterday, Wellington Water announced another emergency. Read more »

Total ban on outdoor watering extended to Featherston and Greytown

The outdoor watering ban in the Wairarapa has been extended to Featherston and Greytown, as well as Martinborough. Read more »

Whittaker’s Porirua factory expands, to meet growing demand

Press Release – Whittakers
Whittaker’s is proud to reaffirm our commitment to quality and to making all of our world-class chocolate locally, through our recent factory expansion at our one site in Porirua. Read more »

Another water emergency impacting traffic

The council-owned Wellington Water was facing a new emergency this morning. Read more »

Justin Lester gets a new job as a savings ambassador

Press Release – Simplicity
Simplicity, NZ’s fastest-growing KiwiSaver plan, today announced a new addition to its growing team. We’re delighted to announce that Justin Lester, the former Mayor of Wellington, has joined Simplicity. Read more »

More of the same weather, plus wind

Press Release – MetService
MetService is forecasting a ridge of high pressure to persist over the North Island this week, leading to mostly settled weather and warm temperatures. Read more »

Regional businesses feeling more confident

Press Release – Business Central
Regional businesses’ expectations on New Zealand’s economic outlook improved ahead of the 2019 Christmas break, according to a survey by the Wellington Regional Chambers of Commerce and Business Central. Read more »

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