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Wairarapa rail passenger advisory

Posted on 24 December 2008

People planning to take the train from Wellington to the Wairarapa tonight (24 December) need to know that a normal Wednesday timetable is operating and that there will be no train service at 8:20pm or 10:25pm.

Wairarapa rail passenger advisory
Posted on 24 December 2008
People planning to take the train from Wellington to the Wairarapa tonight (24 December) need to know that a normal Wednesday timetable is operating and that there will be no train service at 8:20pm or 10:25pm.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Wairarapa-rail-passenger-advisory/

Reminder for water consent holders

Posted on 23 December 2008

Greater Wellington is reminding water consent holders to be aware of the conditions of their consents, after an Environment Court Judge fined Masterton District Council and Master Roads & Services for breaching consent conditions associated with the operation of Henley Lake.

Reminder for water consent holders
Posted on 23 December 2008
Greater Wellington is reminding water consent holders to be aware of the conditions of their consents, after an Environment Court Judge fined Masterton District Council and Master Roads & Services for breaching consent conditions associated with the operation of Henley Lake.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Reminder-for-water-consent-holders/

More trees for the region

Posted on 22 December 2008

An extra 300,000 trees could be planted to mitigate climate change in the Wellington region in 2009 with funding from the Afforestation Grant Scheme says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Fran Wilde.

More trees for the region
Posted on 22 December 2008
An extra 300,000 trees could be planted to mitigate climate change in the Wellington region in 2009 with funding from the Afforestation Grant Scheme says Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Fran Wilde.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/More-trees-for-the-region/

Check, clean and dry around water this summer

Posted on 22 December 2008

Imagine a thick layer of brown snotty material covering the rocks at your favourite river swimming hole or your fishing line being weighed down by a mass of snot like material at your favourite fly-fishing spot. That’s what could happen if the freshwater algae didymo arrives in the Wellington region and becomes established in our rivers, says Richard Grimmett, Senior Biosecurity Officer at Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Check, clean and dry around water this summer
Posted on 22 December 2008
Imagine a thick layer of brown snotty material covering the rocks at your favourite river swimming hole or your fishing line being weighed down by a mass of snot like material at your favourite fly-fishing spot. That’s what could happen if the freshwater algae didymo arrives in the Wellington region and becomes established in our rivers, says Richard Grimmett, Senior Biosecurity Officer at Greater Wellington Regional Council.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Check-clean-and-dry-around-water-this-summer/