Archive: 2016

Keep our waterways pest plant free

  • Published Date 23 Dec 2016

The holiday season is well underway for most people but it will be a busy time for Greater Wellington Regional Council's newest team member, Margot Balfour, as she shares the…

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Toxic algae in Waipoua River

  • Published Date 19 Dec 2016

High levels of toxic algae have been found in parts of the Waipoua River, near Masterton, prompting authorities to warn dog owners to keep their dogs on the lead and…

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Better flood protection for Waikanae in 2017

  • Published Date 12 Dec 2016

Better flood protection will soon be a reality for the Waikanae community with work set to begin on reconstructing the Jim Cooke Stopbank in January.

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Inspection work at Birchville Dam

  • Published Date 09 Dec 2016

Engineers are inspecting the surrounding rock around the historic Birchville Dam in Akatarawa Forest Park to ensure that it can continue to safely support the dam structure.

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Rook Round Up 2016

  • Published Date 08 Dec 2016

The most successful Greater Wellington Region rook control season in recent years has wrapped up with a total of one hundred and ten known rookery sites inspected.

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Rating agency affirms regional council's AA/A-1+ credit rating

  • Published Date 06 Dec 2016

Credit rating agency Standard and Poors/Rating Direct has affirmed Greater Wellington Regional Council's AA/A-1+ outlook stable credit rating, saying that any significant damage resulting from natural disaster such as earthquake…

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Escape with us this Summer

  • Published Date 02 Dec 2016

53 EVENTS - NINE PARKS - 3 MONTHS After the year we've had we all need a bit of relaxation, and Wellington's Regional Parks provide the ideal venue.

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Free weekend bus shuttle for Hutt shoppers

  • Published Date 02 Dec 2016

Shoppers will find their quest for presents that much easier this Christmas by using a free bus shuttle from the Waterloo Station park and ride facility to Lower Hutt’s CBD…

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