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Regional council votes to permanently chlorinate Lower Hutt drinking Water

Posted on 10 August 2017 by Stephen Heath

Greater Wellington Regional Council has approved the permanent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s drinking water. The Council voted in favour of a recommendation from Wellington Water, which has completed an investigation into the contamination of water supplied from the Waiwhetu Aquifer.

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Regional council votes to permanently chlorinate Lower Hutt drinking Water
Posted on 10 August 2017 by Stephen Heath
Greater Wellington Regional Council has approved the permanent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s drinking water. The Council voted in favour of a recommendation from Wellington Water, which has completed an investigation into the contamination of water supplied from the Waiwhetu Aquifer.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/regional-council-votes-to-permanently-chlorinate-lower-hutt-drinking-water/

Tags: Drinking water, chlorination, Lower Hutt

Wellington will get significantly warmer, new climate change report shows

Posted on 7 August 2017

Wellington city will have warmer autumns, almost a month of days over 25°C and up to 10 per cent more winter rain by 2090, according to a new NIWA climate report.

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Wellington will get significantly warmer, new climate change report shows
Posted on 7 August 2017
Wellington city will have warmer autumns, almost a month of days over 25°C and up to 10 per cent more winter rain by 2090, according to a new NIWA climate report.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/wellington-will-get-significantly-warmer-new-climate-change-report-shows/

Tags: Climate change

Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink fares

Posted on 7 August 2017 by Janet Skilton

Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking public feedback on a proposal for fare concessions and changes aimed at encouraging off-peak public transport use, helping disadvantaged groups and paving the way for improvements to the city’s bus network.

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Greater Wellington proposes better Metlink fares
Posted on 7 August 2017 by Janet Skilton
Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking public feedback on a proposal for fare concessions and changes aimed at encouraging off-peak public transport use, helping disadvantaged groups and paving the way for improvements to the city’s bus network.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/greater-wellington-proposes-better-metlink-fares/

Tags: Better Fares

Satisfaction Steady with Wellington Public Transport

Posted on 7 August 2017 by Janet Skilton

An annual customer satisfaction survey of public transport in the Wellington region shows satisfaction on par with last year’s survey at 92%.

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Satisfaction Steady with Wellington Public Transport
Posted on 7 August 2017 by Janet Skilton
An annual customer satisfaction survey of public transport in the Wellington region shows satisfaction on par with last year’s survey at 92%.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/satisfaction-steady-with-wellington-public-transport/

Tags: customer satisfaction, public transport