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Fallen Tōtara extracted for Wairarapa whakairo

Posted on 27 May 2020

A fallen 900-year-old Tōtara tree extracted from Wakamoekau Creek will be used for whakairo (traditional Māori carving) by Wairarapa artists to be displayed at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre’s education building.

Fallen Tōtara extracted for Wairarapa whakairo
Posted on 27 May 2020
A fallen 900-year-old Tōtara tree extracted from Wakamoekau Creek will be used for whakairo (traditional Māori carving) by Wairarapa artists to be displayed at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre’s education building.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/fallen-totara-extracted-for-wairarapa-whakairo/

$5M in funding for regional trains case to tackle sardine scenario

Posted on 20 May 2020

Greater Wellington and Horizons Regional Councils have secured $5m in funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to pursue a detailed business case, and commence procurement for regional trains which if delivered would prevent passengers from being packed like sardines within the next five years.

$5M in funding for regional trains case to tackle sardine scenario
Posted on 20 May 2020
Greater Wellington and Horizons Regional Councils have secured $5m in funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to pursue a detailed business case, and commence procurement for regional trains which if delivered would prevent passengers from being packed like sardines within the next five years.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/5m-in-funding-for-regional-trains-case-to-tackle-sardine-scenario/

Study suggests Wellington regional economy may avoid worst of downturn

Posted on 6 May 2020

A high-level discussion document on the most likely impacts of COVID-19 suggests that Wellington may be in a better position to ride out the coming economic downturn and could emerge in better shape than some other regions.

Study suggests Wellington regional economy may avoid worst of downturn
Posted on 6 May 2020
A high-level discussion document on the most likely impacts of COVID-19 suggests that Wellington may be in a better position to ride out the coming economic downturn and could emerge in better shape than some other regions.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/study-suggests-wellington-regional-economy-may-avoid-worst-of-downturn/

Public Transport Advisory Group sets the wheels in motion

Posted on 1 May 2020

At this week’s Council meeting, Greater Wellington Regional Council appointed 17 members to the Public Transport Advisory Group to help shape the region’s transport.

Public Transport Advisory Group sets the wheels in motion
Posted on 1 May 2020
At this week’s Council meeting, Greater Wellington Regional Council appointed 17 members to the Public Transport Advisory Group to help shape the region’s transport.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/public-transport-advisory-group-sets-the-wheels-in-motion/