27 July 2020
Today marks the start of a six-week public consultation to gather Wellingtonians’ views on restoring the Central Library service in the heart of the c...
4 August 2020
People living in Wellington City now have the opportunity to give their feedback on new controls intended to help promote waste minimisation and bette...
31 July 2020
Wellington City Libraries' Stephen Clothier has been working in a library since he was 14, and 12 years on he's still loving it.
29 July 2020
Businesses behind an app that finds cheap groceries, an urban farm, plant-based curry pastes, and vegan cheese have won the Wellington Good Food Boost...
28 July 2020
The COVID-19 lockdown forced most people indoors, but those on the frontline saw a number of challenges supporting the more vulnerable communities acc...
In the private backrooms of the Archives live the suitably weird and wonderful – from massive chairs to tiny irons.
24 July 2020
A close network of ground-shaking earthquake sensors that provides instant effects information after an earthquake is being installed for a trial in c...
For most Wellington families, putting out one rubbish bag every seven weeks would be something they could only dream of. But Laurie Foon’s whānau has ...
With her positive attitude and big smile, Rosie Lavea is Wellington City Council's 100th cadet to graduate from the Pathways to Employment programme.
22 July 2020
Nine woven beams of light will shine above Wellington this week, representing reflection, remembrance and renewal.
21 July 2020
Today Wellington Mayor Andy Foster and Councillors voted on a number of amendments on the proposed Statement of Proposal on the future of the Central ...
Wellington City Councillors have today formally adopted the 2020/2021 Annual Plan - confirming the 30 June 2020 decision unchanged.
20 July 2020
Valissa Williamson reckons she's found her dream job. When she's not out scouting for seeds, she's propagating thousands of native plants and trees.
17 July 2020
The Strathmore Park Community Centre is being strengthened and refreshed to continue its 50 year tradition of being the beating heart of the neighbour...
A tale of how a young Māori chief got his whānau through a tough winter in the 1600s is being told by actor Toa Waaka this Matariki.
16 July 2020
Today Wellington City Council released a Statement of Proposal to gather the public views to inform decisions on the future of the Central Library in ...
Our amazing city has many stargazing vantage points. Our Parks Team has shared five special spots ideal for viewing the Matariki star cluster.
15 July 2020
The Phoenix are back, the Canes take on the Blues, and the high-flying Pulse seek to stay unbeaten. Bring it on!
14 July 2020
Wellington City Council is heading in the right direction in reducing transport emissions, with 28 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations now install...
10 July 2020
Experience Matariki like never before as we celebrate the Māori New Year with both live and digital events, art, exhibitions, workshops and online act...
9 July 2020
Wellington City Council is pleased to announce the third and largest interim library in the CBD, Te Awe Library (meaning White Feathers), will open to...
The Te Whaea sportsfield in Newtown has recently had shock pads installed to meet IRB and FIFA requirements, to provide a better surface and playing e...
8 July 2020
For Mackenzie, 10, being a zookeeper for the day meant hanging out with an emu, feeding bamboo to red pandas, and having lots of fun.
7 July 2020
We asked our librarians what books they turn to when the Wellington weather keeps them indoors.
6 July 2020
It’s time to give plastic the boot for good! 'Choose to refuse' single use plastic by opting for eco-friendly alternatives instead.
3 July 2020
This month we’ll be sharing tips and resources on simple changes that can be made in our everyday lives that the environment will thank us for.
2 July 2020
Energy savings made in two central city buildings brings Wellington City Council a step closer to achieving its goal of becoming a Zero Carbon Capital...
30 June 2020
Wellington City Council is again proud to be joining the global movement by supporting events, activities and initiatives this Plastic Free July – bei...
29 June 2020
When 35,000 plants were needed for the Cobham Drive upgrade, it was vital that the species chosen were hardy enough to cope with the city’s harsh coas...
Due to a changing global market and a glut in low quality plastics, Wellington City Council will only accept plastics numbered 1, 2 and 5 in kerbside ...
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