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Golden Mile Announcement Fails To Consider Key Stakeholders

Press Release – Progress Wellington

Progress Wellington agrees with Let’s Get Welly Moving (LGWM) that the Golden Mile is the retail and hospitality heart of the central city – but it won’t be that without due considerations of impacts on retail and hospitality if the Golden Mile business case progress without due consultation. Read more »

High-profile Panellists To Take Part In APEC CEO Summit 2021

Press Release – APEC New Zealand

A group of panellists whose expertise covers trade, energy, trust in business, economics, technological innovation, global monetary policy, banking and the Māori economy join a heavy-hitting line up of keynote speakers at this year’s APEC CEO Summit, being hosted from Auckland, New Zealand. Read more »

Hope Finds A Way!

Press Release – TEDxPipitea

The uncertainties and risks of a potential community spread of COVID-19 in Wellington are stimulating unique challenges for TEDxPipitea 2021, and we are up to it. Read more »

LGWM has “a detailed plan” for transformation of Golden Mile

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News from LGWM
A significant milestone for the transformation of the Golden Mile is one step closer, with a detailed plan and preferred way forward to be considered by the Let’s Get Wellington Moving partners over the coming weeks. Read more »

Mayoral task force to investigate city’s social housing challenges

News from WCC
Mayor Andy Foster has announced the establishment of a Mayoral Taskforce on Social Housing to tackle challenges to the future sustainability of Council Housing and alleviate financial hardship experienced by tenants. Read more »

Cutting red tape, to allow three homes on one site, without resource consent

Report from LDR
Labour and National shared a stage at Parliament today to announce major changes to turbocharge urban density rules, laying down the gauntlet to councils and raising hopes for first-time house buyers. Read more »

Optimism for thousands more homes in Porirua

Press Release – Porirua City Council
Efforts to increase housing supply and improve housing affordability in Porirua took a big step forward last Friday, with the announcement of funding for three projects. Read more »

Kāpiti planning for 32,000 more people in 30 years

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council
Kāpiti Coast District Council wants to hear from the community on what it means to ‘grow well’ as the district prepares for population growth of about 32,000 people over the next 30 years. That’s roughly equivalent to doubling the populations of Paraparaumu and Raumati. Read more »

Regional Council updates flood protection policy – natural movement for rivers

News from GWRC
Working with nature by allowing rivers natural movement is among the key points from the Regional Council’s updated climate change flood protection policy put before Greater Wellington’s Climate Committee today. Read more »

Man in critical condition after being shot in Lower Hutt

News from NZ Police
Police are investigating after a man arrived at Hutt Hospital at 3.30pm yesterday, with critical injuries after being shot. Read more »

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