Rubbish and recycling collections continue as usual on Anzac Day, Tuesday 25 April.
Sensitive development of public spaces helps people enjoy the city and adds to our civic pride and our 'sense of place'.
The central city's public spaces bring people together and are venues for a wide range of events and recreational opportunities at the regional and city level. The impact of the central city's public spaces on visitors' perception and on the attractiveness of the area for businesses and residents highlights the importance of high-quality design.
At the local level, physical improvements in suburban centres contribute to the quality of life of communities and the vitality of local businesses.
Wellington urban design upgrades address a number of key objectives, such as:
Urban design initiatives in Wellington include developing more parks and open spaces, enhancing city streets, and requiring ground floors of building to be publicly accessible.
The Central City Framework plans for growing and improving Wellington's city centre for the next 30 years. The framework aims to improve the streets, built form and open spaces in the central city. It also allows for creating precinct plans to add to the urban character of different areas.
Urban design work will primarily focus on the following areas identified in the framework:
The Council also works to improve key suburban centres through urban design upgrades. Current activities include:
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