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Wellington is a vibrant city with a thriving cultural life, talented people, and cutting-edge businesses. Known as the arts and events capital of New Zealand, the city has an abundance of recreation and leisure opportunities. It is also a compact city with a dramatic landscape and sound infrastructure. 

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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. 368 views

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. 379 views

Te Ra o Waitangi 395 views

Friday, 1 February 2013
Capital to Celebrate Waitangi Day in Style with Ladi6 319 views

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. 454 views

Three New Pools Deliver Health, Safety & Fitness 379 views

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. 2830 views

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. 309 views

Earthquake-prone Buildings 756 views

Hertz Sevens Parade & Games 281 views

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. 784 views

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. 451 views

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. 368 views

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. 456 views

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. 274 views

Response to Town Belt Plan We've received 259 submissions on a new management plan and legislation to protect and enhance the Town Belt. 276 views

Buckle Street Diversion The new Buckle Street diversion road opens this Friday 25 January with new routes for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. 343 views

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. 495 views

High Fire Risk this Summer Wellington's heading into the high fire-risk season after two months of high temperatures and low rainfall. 534 views

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. 302 views

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. 281 views

Kaka Chick Doing Well 475 views

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). 570 views

Positively Pasifika 2013 This Saturday is your chance to experience Pacific Island life without leaving town. 742 views

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. 356 views

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. 348 views

Stay Food Safe this Summer Summer weather might be great for us, but it's even better for food bugs. 323 views

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. 411 views

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. 435 views

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. 617 views

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