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New bus network a “substantial challenge” but improving – independent review

Posted on 19 December 2018

Improvements in Wellington’s new bus services are "ongoing and sustained," an independent review into implementation challenges of the Wellington City and Hutt Valley network has found.

New bus network a “substantial challenge” but improving – independent review
Posted on 19 December 2018
Improvements in Wellington’s new bus services are "ongoing and sustained," an independent review into implementation challenges of the Wellington City and Hutt Valley network has found.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/new-bus-network-a-substantial-challenge-but-improving-independent-review/

Contestable funding rewards community biodiversity projects

Posted on 14 December 2018

Nine new community groups have received funding of $129,000 over three years through a Greater Wellington Regional Council contestable fund to help restore and protect local biodiversity. This brings the total number of community restoration projects being supported through this fund this year to fifteen.

Contestable funding rewards community biodiversity projects
Posted on 14 December 2018
Nine new community groups have received funding of $129,000 over three years through a Greater Wellington Regional Council contestable fund to help restore and protect local biodiversity. This brings the total number of community restoration projects being supported through this fund this year to fifteen.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/contestable-funding-rewards-community-biodiversity-projects/

Four Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act practice investigations underway

Posted on 13 December 2018

Ombudsman logo The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has commenced the next group of self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector.

Four Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act practice investigations underway
Posted on 13 December 2018
Ombudsman logo The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has commenced the next group of self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/four-local-government-official-information-and-meetings-act-practice-investigations-underway/

Even more events programmed to bring summer fun to regional parks

Posted on 7 December 2018

Wellington’s summer attractions just got better with the launch of the Greater Wellington Great Outdoors (GWGO) programme, adding to the astonishing line-up of things to do in the region right through until next March.

Even more events programmed to bring summer fun to regional parks
Posted on 7 December 2018
Wellington’s summer attractions just got better with the launch of the Greater Wellington Great Outdoors (GWGO) programme, adding to the astonishing line-up of things to do in the region right through until next March.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/even-more-events-programmed-to-bring-summer-fun-to-regional-parks/