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Chris Laidlaw elected GWRC Chair

Posted on 30 June 2015

Chris Laidlaw was today elected chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council at a Council meeting.

Chris Laidlaw elected GWRC Chair
Posted on 30 June 2015
Chris Laidlaw was today elected chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council at a Council meeting.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/chris-laidlaw-elected-gwrc-chair/

10 Year Plan to boost resilience, public transport

Posted on 30 June 2015

An ambitious new 10 Year Plan adopted by GWRC today includes a significant investment in infrastructure to boost resilience in the region as well as new money to continue to improve public transport. 

10 Year Plan to boost resilience, public transport
Posted on 30 June 2015
An ambitious new 10 Year Plan adopted by GWRC today includes a significant investment in infrastructure to boost resilience in the region as well as new money to continue to improve public transport. 
http://www.gw.govt.nz/10-year-plan-to-boost-resilience-public-transport/

Natural Resources Plan provides certainty for resource use

Posted on 30 June 2015

Greater Wellington Regional Council today approved a ground-breaking new Proposed Natural Resources Plan that sets out rules and guidelines for protecting and sustainably using natural resources in the region.

Natural Resources Plan provides certainty for resource use
Posted on 30 June 2015
Greater Wellington Regional Council today approved a ground-breaking new Proposed Natural Resources Plan that sets out rules and guidelines for protecting and sustainably using natural resources in the region.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/natural-resources-plan-provides-certainty-for-resource-use/

Regional Council secures extra funding for Hutt rail line

Posted on 29 June 2015

GWRC today announced it has secured an additional $2.3 million from NZTA to renew sections of the Hutt rail line so that speed restrictions that have caused delays for commuters from the Hutt Valley and Wairarapa can be reduced.

Regional Council secures extra funding for Hutt rail line
Posted on 29 June 2015
GWRC today announced it has secured an additional $2.3 million from NZTA to renew sections of the Hutt rail line so that speed restrictions that have caused delays for commuters from the Hutt Valley and Wairarapa can be reduced.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/regional-council-secures-extra-funding-for-hutt-rail-line/