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Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters

Posted on 25 May 2017 by Stephen Heath

Nearly $100 million has been allocated to Greater Wellington Regional Council and KiwiRail to replace 1274 wooden traction poles which, without replacement, would lead to significant service disruption on Wellington’s Metro Line Network.

Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters
Posted on 25 May 2017 by Stephen Heath
Nearly $100 million has been allocated to Greater Wellington Regional Council and KiwiRail to replace 1274 wooden traction poles which, without replacement, would lead to significant service disruption on Wellington’s Metro Line Network.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/funding-for-replacement-traction-poles-a-big-win-for-wellington-rail-commuters-2/

Hearings on the proposed Natural Resources Plan to begin

Posted on 22 May 2017 by Stephen Heath

The final stage of debate on a new framework for protecting the region’s natural resources began today (Monday 22 May) in Masterton, with public hearings before commissioners on Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Proposed Natural Resources Plan.

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Hearings on the proposed Natural Resources Plan to begin
Posted on 22 May 2017 by Stephen Heath
The final stage of debate on a new framework for protecting the region’s natural resources began today (Monday 22 May) in Masterton, with public hearings before commissioners on Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Proposed Natural Resources Plan.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/hearings-on-the-proposed-natural-resources-plan-to-begin/

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Winners of Movin’March 2017

Posted on 18 May 2017

Greater Wellington Regional Council ran the sixth annual Movin’March promotion this year. Movin’March is designed to encourage families to walk or wheel (WOW) to school as often as possible and to celebrate those families who already do.

Winners of Movin’March 2017
Posted on 18 May 2017
Greater Wellington Regional Council ran the sixth annual Movin’March promotion this year. Movin’March is designed to encourage families to walk or wheel (WOW) to school as often as possible and to celebrate those families who already do.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/winners-of-movin-march-2017/

Brand new buses headed for Wellington

Posted on 4 May 2017 by Nick Robinson

A fleet of new, modern, more environmentally friendly buses will be hitting the roads in mid-2018 following a competitive tender for bus services in the Wellington region.

Brand new buses headed for Wellington
Posted on 4 May 2017 by Nick Robinson
A fleet of new, modern, more environmentally friendly buses will be hitting the roads in mid-2018 following a competitive tender for bus services in the Wellington region.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/brand-new-buses-headed-for-wellington/