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Canadian pondweed found in Lake Kohangatera

The pest plant Canadian pondweed (Elodea canadensis) has been found in Lake Kohangatera, part of the Parangarahu Lakes Area in Greater Wellington’s East Harbour Regional Park. The infestation is located at the head of Lake Kohangatera opposite Shag Rock and is estimated to...

Gorse under control at Whitireia Park

There are very few signs of gorse re-growth in Whitireia Park following last year’s aerial spraying operation, removing the need for follow-up aerial spraying this autumn. Sixty hectares of gorse burnt in the February 2010 fire was sprayed by helicopter in November-December 2010...


Temporary changes to some train operations

Greater Wellington Regional Council and KiwiRail have announced temporary changes to Wellington train operations to address current issues with crowded peak time trains and resulting problems with fare collection. The changes, which come into effect next week, are expected to last...

Have your say on regional freight plan

A draft plan to improve the movement of freight to, from and through the Wellington region is now out for public consultation. The draft plan updates the current 2007 Regional Freight Plan. This is part of a scheduled review.  Fran Wilde, Chair of the Wellington Regional...

12 Apr

Trelissick Park Group Working Bee

Planting, weeding and/or mulching

16 Apr

Island Bay Sand Dune Plant Care Working Bee

Come down and enjoy the stunning view while we release...

01 May

XTERRA Trail Runs Wellington

XTERRA Trail Running Events are friendly low-key events where competitors talk...


Environmental warnings

There is currently a high risk to river users from toxic blue-green algae in parts of the Waikanae and Hutt Rivers.  See for more information.

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