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Councils urge Kiwirail to focus on kiwis and reinvent Northern Explorer trains

Posted on 30 July 2020

Councillors from Greater Wellington appeared at Parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee today, representing 16 regional, district and city councils along the Northern Explorer route, calling on KiwiRail to reopen and refocus the service on connecting regions as well as tourism.

Councils urge Kiwirail to focus on kiwis and reinvent Northern Explorer trains
Posted on 30 July 2020
Councillors from Greater Wellington appeared at Parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee today, representing 16 regional, district and city councils along the Northern Explorer route, calling on KiwiRail to reopen and refocus the service on connecting regions as well as tourism.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/councils-urge-kiwirail-to-focus-on-kiwis-and-reinvent-northern-explorer-trains/

Metlink drivers and cyclists share wheels for a day

Posted on 28 July 2020

A Greater Wellington Regional Council Road User Workshop, that encourages cyclists and bus drivers to share their perspectives with the aim of improving road safety, began with smiles and laughter.

Metlink drivers and cyclists share wheels for a day
Posted on 28 July 2020
A Greater Wellington Regional Council Road User Workshop, that encourages cyclists and bus drivers to share their perspectives with the aim of improving road safety, began with smiles and laughter.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/metlink-drivers-and-cyclists-share-wheels-for-a-day/

Iwi and East Harbour Regional Park celebrate partnership with planting day

Posted on 27 July 2020

Greater Wellington Regional Council, Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika iwi, MIRO and other local volunteer groups have begun planting 2000 natives plants to celebrate eight years of partnership in the co-management of Parangarahu Lakes area.

Iwi and East Harbour Regional Park celebrate partnership with planting day
Posted on 27 July 2020
Greater Wellington Regional Council, Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika iwi, MIRO and other local volunteer groups have begun planting 2000 natives plants to celebrate eight years of partnership in the co-management of Parangarahu Lakes area.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/iwi-and-east-harbour-regional-park-celebrate-partnership-with-planting-day/

Vigilance vital in the war against pest plants and animals

Posted on 24 July 2020

Smothering, strangling, displacing, infecting, browsing, killing. There are many ways pest plants and animals can undermine our biodiversity, put our primary production at risk and, as a consequence, seriously threaten the health of our native and productive plants and animals.

Vigilance vital in the war against pest plants and animals
Posted on 24 July 2020
Smothering, strangling, displacing, infecting, browsing, killing. There are many ways pest plants and animals can undermine our biodiversity, put our primary production at risk and, as a consequence, seriously threaten the health of our native and productive plants and animals.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/vigilance-vital-in-the-war-against-pest-plants-and-animals/