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Preparing for summer – Wellington is re-growing its lawns


News from Wellington City Council
Spring is almost here – and it’s time for the Wellington City Council’s lawn renovations programme to get rolling. Read more »

Rules and bollards to control cars on beaches

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council
Territorial authorities, regional councils, the Department of Conservation (DOC), and the Police all have important roles to play when taking care of the Kāpiti Coast’s beaches. A range of rules exist to keep people safe while they’re walking on the beach and to protect important coastal ecology. Read more »

Stroma pushing musical boundaries at City Gallery

Press Release – Stroma
Stroma, New Zealand’s leading new music ensemble, celebrates the work of visionary twentieth-century composers in the first concert of their 2018 concert, Iconic Sonics, at City Gallery Wellington on Wednesday 29 August.
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SWIDT at San Fran in October

Press Release – NicNak Media
Brace yourselves! The multi award-winning SWIDT are hitting the road this October for their first headline tour of New Zealand. Read more »

Teskey Brothers returning to Wellington

Press Release – NicNak Media
Australian soul-blues band, The Teskey Brothers, are returning to New Zealand for a three-date tour. Read more »

Te Papa opening two monstrous art shows

Press Release – Te Papa
Two monstrous new art exhibitions for kids and teens open in Toi Art at Te Papa tomorrow. Read more »

Chicago at the Opera House next month

Press Release – Lunchbox Theatrical Productions

Created by the musical theatre talents of John Kander, Fred Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, CHICAGO‘s sexy, sassy score includes “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle”. Read more »

Drivers and their union tell Regional Council how to fix bus problems

News from NZCTU
Bus drivers, their union, and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions addressed Greater Wellington Regional Council this morning with the request it makes good on its promise to fix the region’s bus problems. Read more »

Route 18 buses to be reinstated all day between Miramar and VUW

News from Greater Wellington Regional Council
The Regional Council has reinstated a popular bus service, saying the decision is evidence that it is listening to concerns about the new bus network introduced by Metlink last month. Read more »

$116m cross-harbour pipeline approved for alternative water supply

News from Greater Wellington Regional Council
The Regional Council today approved the progression of the Cross Harbour Pipeline as the preferred project for an alternative water supply to Wellington City, a major project aimed at improving water supply resilience for the metropolitan region. Read more »

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