Archive: January, 2015

Dry January records lowest rainfall since 1879

  • Published Date 30 Jan 2015

Record low rainfall across the region during January saw Karori Reservoir record the lowest rainfall since 1879 and Wainuiomata Reservoir lowest since 1890. Karori received only 3.

Security increased at Mana Road Bridge

  • Published Date 29 Jan 2015

Concern for swimmers and boaties in the Mana Road Bridge area of the Porirua Harbour has prompted the Wellington Regional Harbour Master to further increase monitoring and security in the…

Former regional council building assessed by engineers

  • Published Date 23 Jan 2015

Former regional council building assessed by engineers Following a request from Wellington City Council, the former Greater Wellington Regional Council headquarters has been assessed by engineers and added to the Ministry…

Toxic algae in Hutt River at Boulcott

  • Published Date 18 Jan 2015

A large amount of toxic algae has been found in the Hutt River in Boulcott area (between the Melling and Kennedy Good bridges), prompting authorities to warn dog owners to…

Queen Elizabeth Park Cycleway route walkover

  • Published Date 16 Jan 2015

In 2014 Greater Wellington Regional Council announced its intention to develop a cycleway through Queen Elizabeth Park to enable people to avoid heavy traffic between Raumati and Paekakariki, better link…