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$5M in funding for regional trains case to tackle sardine scenario

Posted on 20 May 2020

Greater Wellington and Horizons Regional Councils have secured $5m in funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to pursue a detailed business case, and commence procurement for regional trains which if delivered would prevent passengers from being packed like sardines within the next five years.

$5M in funding for regional trains case to tackle sardine scenario
Posted on 20 May 2020
Greater Wellington and Horizons Regional Councils have secured $5m in funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to pursue a detailed business case, and commence procurement for regional trains which if delivered would prevent passengers from being packed like sardines within the next five years.
http://www.gwrc.govt.nz/5m-in-funding-for-regional-trains-case-to-tackle-sardine-scenario/

Study suggests Wellington regional economy may avoid worst of downturn

Posted on 6 May 2020

A high-level discussion document on the most likely impacts of COVID-19 suggests that Wellington may be in a better position to ride out the coming economic downturn and could emerge in better shape than some other regions.

Study suggests Wellington regional economy may avoid worst of downturn
Posted on 6 May 2020
A high-level discussion document on the most likely impacts of COVID-19 suggests that Wellington may be in a better position to ride out the coming economic downturn and could emerge in better shape than some other regions.
http://www.gwrc.govt.nz/study-suggests-wellington-regional-economy-may-avoid-worst-of-downturn/

Public Transport Advisory Group sets the wheels in motion

Posted on 1 May 2020

At this week’s Council meeting, Greater Wellington Regional Council appointed 17 members to the Public Transport Advisory Group to help shape the region’s transport.

Public Transport Advisory Group sets the wheels in motion
Posted on 1 May 2020
At this week’s Council meeting, Greater Wellington Regional Council appointed 17 members to the Public Transport Advisory Group to help shape the region’s transport.
http://www.gwrc.govt.nz/public-transport-advisory-group-sets-the-wheels-in-motion/

Day in the life of an emergency essential worker

Posted on 28 April 2020

The Wellington Region Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group, alongside the District Health Boards, and Regional Public Health, has been working hard to support the pandemic response since the State of National Emergency was declared on 25 March 2020.

Day in the life of an emergency essential worker
Posted on 28 April 2020
The Wellington Region Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group, alongside the District Health Boards, and Regional Public Health, has been working hard to support the pandemic response since the State of National Emergency was declared on 25 March 2020.
http://www.gwrc.govt.nz/day-in-the-life-of-an-emergency-essential-worker/