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No fare rises says Greater Wellington

Posted on 21 March 2019

There will be no rise in bus and train fares before June 2020.

No fare rises says Greater Wellington
Posted on 21 March 2019
There will be no rise in bus and train fares before June 2020.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/no-fare-rises-says-greater-wellington/

Greater Wellington Regional Council to consider impact of proposed rates rises

Posted on 21 March 2019

Greater Wellington Regional Council has decided to reconsider its rates proposals for 2019-2020 in view of their potential impact on some communities in the region.

Greater Wellington Regional Council to consider impact of proposed rates rises
Posted on 21 March 2019
Greater Wellington Regional Council has decided to reconsider its rates proposals for 2019-2020 in view of their potential impact on some communities in the region.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/greater-wellington-regional-council-to-consider-impact-of-proposed-rates-rises/

High levels of toxic algae found in Waikanae River

Posted on 20 March 2019

Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising people not to swim or walk dogs off-lead in and around the Waikanae River below SH1 due to high levels of toxic algae.

High levels of toxic algae found in Waikanae River
Posted on 20 March 2019
Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising people not to swim or walk dogs off-lead in and around the Waikanae River below SH1 due to high levels of toxic algae.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/high-levels-of-toxic-algae-found-in-waikanae-river/

Keen to help in restoring regional biodiversity? Here’s your opportunity

Posted on 20 March 2019

The continuing national trend towards biodiversity decline, seen in disappearing habitats, rising numbers of threatened species and compromised fresh and coastal water poses a massive challenge to New Zealand to which the greater Wellington region is not immune.

Keen to help in restoring regional biodiversity? Here’s your opportunity
Posted on 20 March 2019
The continuing national trend towards biodiversity decline, seen in disappearing habitats, rising numbers of threatened species and compromised fresh and coastal water poses a massive challenge to New Zealand to which the greater Wellington region is not immune.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/keen-to-help-in-restoring-regional-biodiversity-here-s-your-opportunity/