Thursday, 7 February 2013
Wellington's SilverStripe Scores Gold for Smart Capital
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown hailed local software developer SilverStripe's securing of the Government's contract for the common web platform as a great achievement for Wellington business.
Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Learn Languages Online for Free
Hola, buon giorno, sawatdee!
If your travel plans will require you to ask the way to the Colosseum or whether your hotel has two beds or one, our new language-learning programme could be for you.
Te Ra o Waitangi
Friday, 1 February 2013
Capital to Celebrate Waitangi Day in Style with Ladi6
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Quake-prone Buildings - Meeting on 5 February
Wellingtonians are invited to a meeting on Tuesday 5 February to discuss the Government's proposed changes to how New Zealand deals with earthquake-prone buildings.
Three New Pools Deliver Health, Safety & Fitness
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Walking through Film
Walking to work is not normally a topic for in-depth discussion, let alone a master's thesis, but this routine activity has been the obsession of local artist Martin Butts for the past three years.
Help for Local Creative Projects
If you've got a local creative project that needs some funding to get it going, we may be able to help.
Hertz Sevens Parade & Games
Community Gardens Flourish
The Jay Street community garden in Newlands celebrated its first anniversary in December and volunteers are already eating the fruits of their labours.
Friday, 25 January 2013
Fun with Fencing and Futsal at the ASB Sports Centre
Local youngsters looking to learn new sports skills will be excited to hear about two great new coaching clinics - for futsal and fencing - on at Wellington's ASB Sports Centre during the first school term this year.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Two men arrested and charged after joint drug operation
Wellington Police have arrested and charged two men with conspiracy to import and importing 220 grams of methamphetamine after a joint Police and Customs operation.
Make Your Own Sculpture
Here's your chance to let your imagination go and your creativity flow with a series of free public sculpture events over two upcoming weekends.
Wellington Mayor Calls for Focus on Christchurch
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is urging businesses in the region to look south - at the opportunities being presented as the $30 billion Christchurch rebuild hits top gear.
Response to Town Belt Plan
We've received 259 submissions on a new management plan and legislation to protect and enhance the Town Belt.
Buckle Street Diversion
The new Buckle Street diversion road opens this Friday 25 January with new routes for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers.
New Running Track in Newtown
Some of New Zealand's top athletes will be putting Newtown Park's new running track through its paces at the twilight Capital Classic track and field meet this Friday.
High Fire Risk this Summer
Wellington's heading into the high fire-risk season after two months of high temperatures and low rainfall.
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Events-packed Anniversary Weekend
Wellingtonians will be spoilt for choice this coming Anniversary Weekend with a diverse range of events in and around the city.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Kilbirnie Upgrade Resumes
Upgrade work in Kilbirnie's main street resumed last week and shoppers will see some significant improvements over the next few months as the $1.5 million makeover is completed.
Kaka Chick Doing Well
History of Anniversary Day
Wellington's Anniversary Day is marked by a provincial holiday on the third or fourth Monday of January (the closest Monday to 22 January).
Positively Pasifika 2013
This Saturday is your chance to experience Pacific Island life without leaving town.
Youth Council Seeks New Members
Are you keen to be part of a lively group of young people who have a say on issues affecting youth in our city?
We're looking for enthusiastic young Wellingtonians aged between 12 and 24 to join the Youth Council for this year - with vacancies especially for girls aged 13 - 16, as well as young people of both sexes from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.
Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Resurfacing City Roads
With the warmer months upon us, Council contractors are hard at work resurfacing many of Wellington's roads.
Stay Food Safe this Summer
Summer weather might be great for us, but it's even better for food bugs.
Free Apps on City Parks & Walks
One of the great things about Wellington is that it's never far from the city to the hills, the beach or to a park.
How Big Data Used to Shape Future
Your City Council is showcasing, at the newly reopened National Library, the smart technology it is using to plan a better future for Wellington.
Weird & Wonderful Library Books
A poem that folds out like a concertina, a graphic novel that comes in a large box, a sports book with a cover made of fake grass, a knitting book for nerds - these are just some of the weird and wonderful items on the shelves of our libraries.