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Restoration Day upskills and inspires community volunteers

Posted on 26 May 2016

‘Inspiring’ was the general feedback from many of the 150 volunteers attending Restoration Day 2016, Saturday 21 May. Community restoration groups and individuals from across the Greater Wellington Region converged on the Wairarapa to attend practical workshops on a wide range of restoration topics: bioblitz principles, pest plant and animal management, wetland management issues, as well as species and stream health monitoring.

Restoration Day upskills and inspires community volunteers
Posted on 26 May 2016
‘Inspiring’ was the general feedback from many of the 150 volunteers attending Restoration Day 2016, Saturday 21 May. Community restoration groups and individuals from across the Greater Wellington Region converged on the Wairarapa to attend practical workshops on a wide range of restoration topics: bioblitz principles, pest plant and animal management, wetland management issues, as well as species and stream health monitoring.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/restoration-day-upskills-and-inspires-community-volunteers/

We welcome new funding to improve water quality

Posted on 26 May 2016 by Tracey Lewis

Chris Laidlaw, Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council says a new $100 million contestable fund announced in yesterday’s Budget to help clean up water ways is extremely welcome.

We welcome new funding to improve water quality
Posted on 26 May 2016 by Tracey Lewis
Chris Laidlaw, Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council says a new $100 million contestable fund announced in yesterday’s Budget to help clean up water ways is extremely welcome.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/we-welcome-new-funding-to-improve-water-quality/

Active students win wheelie great prizes

Posted on 20 May 2016

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s annual challenge to families to be active on their journey to school gets more popular every year.

Active students win wheelie great prizes
Posted on 20 May 2016
Greater Wellington Regional Council’s annual challenge to families to be active on their journey to school gets more popular every year.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/active-students-win-wheelie-great-prizes/

Still time to join the Let's Get Wellington Moving conversation

Posted on 12 May 2016

More than 10,000 have already, and there’s still time for more people to share their views about travelling in and through central Wellington, with six days to go before the getwellymoving online survey closes.

Still time to join the Let's Get Wellington Moving conversation
Posted on 12 May 2016
More than 10,000 have already, and there’s still time for more people to share their views about travelling in and through central Wellington, with six days to go before the getwellymoving online survey closes.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/still-time-to-join-the-let-s-get-wellington-moving-conversation/