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Flood Clean-up Continues for Porirua Stream

Posted on 26 August 2015

Work to alleviate storm water outlet blockages, localised flooding and management of a huge volume of unwanted gravel in the Porirua Stream will begin next week.    The May floods deposited a significant amount of material along a 1km stretch of Porirua Stream within the central business district.  Around 3,500 cubic metres of gravel will be removed over 3-4 weeks.  Some weekend work is possible.

Flood Clean-up Continues for Porirua Stream
Posted on 26 August 2015
Work to alleviate storm water outlet blockages, localised flooding and management of a huge volume of unwanted gravel in the Porirua Stream will begin next week.    The May floods deposited a significant amount of material along a 1km stretch of Porirua Stream within the central business district.  Around 3,500 cubic metres of gravel will be removed over 3-4 weeks.  Some weekend work is possible.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/flood-clean-up-continues-for-porirua-stream-2/

Keep safe around trains

Posted on 7 August 2015

Trains are a natural part of Wellington region’s landscape. We see them all the time and tens of thousands of people travel on them every day. But we still need to remind ourselves to keep safe around them and Rail Safety Week, August 10 – 16, is a great opportunity to do that.

Keep safe around trains
Posted on 7 August 2015
Trains are a natural part of Wellington region’s landscape. We see them all the time and tens of thousands of people travel on them every day. But we still need to remind ourselves to keep safe around them and Rail Safety Week, August 10 – 16, is a great opportunity to do that.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/keep-safe-around-trains/

Environmental snapshot released in summary report

Posted on 3 August 2015

The current state of the environment can be seen at a glance with the release of the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s latest Environmental Science Annual Summary Report today.

Environmental snapshot released in summary report
Posted on 3 August 2015
The current state of the environment can be seen at a glance with the release of the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s latest Environmental Science Annual Summary Report today.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/environmental-snapshot-released-in-summary-report/

New rapid bus system for Wellington one step closer

Posted on 31 July 2015

Modern, faster, high quality public transport travel for Wellington City is another step closer, following the narrowing of two options for a new rapid bus system between Wellington Railway Station, Newtown and Kilbirnie.

New rapid bus system for Wellington one step closer
Posted on 31 July 2015
Modern, faster, high quality public transport travel for Wellington City is another step closer, following the narrowing of two options for a new rapid bus system between Wellington Railway Station, Newtown and Kilbirnie.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/new-rapid-bus-system-for-wellington-one-step-closer/