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18 January 2021
We help hundreds of residents daily with all kinds of questions. Here's some of the most curious queries we’ve received in the past 60 years.
15 January 2021
The Cable Car is much more than just a lift up to the Botanic Garden ki Paekākā from Lambton Quay.
Residents, commuters and businesses in Tawa can expect some disruption on the roads over the next month as crews will be busy with Wellington City Cou...
14 January 2021
In the eighth story of our 10-part series visiting the colourful characters of Harbourside Market, we meet fresh produce growers Tony and Queenie Jung...
Checking for drips, collecting rainwater, and looking at the forecast are some simple ways to help conserve daily water usage in your garden.
13 January 2021
The next couple of months will see events happening on and off the water and in and out of the city – so there’s something for everyone wherever you a...
You may find the objects familiar, or you might walk or cycle past them every day without noticing them.
12 January 2021
In the seventh story of our 10-part series visiting the colourful characters of Harbourside Market, we meet Hassan El Kour of Zaaffran.
11 January 2021
The iconic Gardens Magic 2021 event brings music to the ears as the three-week whānau-friendly festival kicks-off this Tuesday at the Botanic Garden k...
Meet Abra, a grandmother of two who loves people, poetry, and pounding the pavements of Wellington as a parking officer.
8 January 2021
Wildlife and adventure have been at the heart of Kiri Andrews’ life since the start, but she didn’t always appreciate her parent’s enthusiasm for the ...
6 January 2021
Want to hear which books were flying off the shelves this year or looking for a summer recommendation? Read on!
5 January 2021
Peter Hemsley spent 41 years making improvements to the city’s facilities to make life easier and more enjoyable for people in the outdoors.
31 December 2020
As 2020 finally draws to a close, here are some of our social media highlights from the year.
Thirty-two road cones, nine bikes, six shopping trolleys, and 20 skateboards and scooters are just some of the items retrieved from Wellington Harbour...
29 December 2020
It’s going to be a very Welly Weekend this capital anniversary – with fun, festivities, and fireworks for friends and whānau to connect, come together...
23 December 2020
During January and February there will be weekday road works on Cable Street and Wakefield Street to connect utility services to the Tākina Wellington...
It's been a year full of challenge and change, we hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
To celebrate the silly season we’ve put together a list of the top five festive things to do in Wellington on Christmas Day.
22 December 2020
Kia ora, Noa'ia, Mauri, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa – the annual W...
Derek Baxter – known to all as Bax – is Wellington City’s Civil Defence Controller – and he’ll be on-call over the summer break.
Water. It's one of the most fundamental and critical resources for human survival. And Kiwis have a special relationship with it.
21 December 2020
Our crews are gearing up to make the most of the summer months, when we’ll be rolling out an extensive works programme.
Wellington City Council’s jam-packed Summer City programme kicks-off this New Year’s Eve, and with events and activities happening all over the capita...
The team at the Tip Shop have come up with a list of their best-selling items – just in time for Christmas.
18 December 2020
Artist Liana Leiataua is returning to connect with the Newtown community to co-design a new mural to welcome people into the Newtown Library. Liana cr...
We all know that if you stand too close to it, you're going to get wet. But did you know these random things about Welly's famous landmark?
Throughout its 150-year history, Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekākā has been lots of things to many people and Janet Crozier is no exception.
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