Inner City Wellington has launched two petitions in response to concerns raised at a public meeting of residential owners in earthquake-prone buildings. Information on the meeting is available on our website, under Library - EQ seminars ... (www.innercitywellington.nz)
Petition for comprehensive support
Calls for the Government to provide comprehensive financial, technical and advisory support interventions for residential owners in earthquake-prone buildings.
More information on this petition and a link to sign the petition is in the first attached document.
To sign petition: copy and paste direct link:
Petition to review the earthquake-prone provisions in the Building Act 2004
Calls for the Government to undertake a review of the earthquake-prone provisions to take account of the significantly higher strengthening costs compared to those used in the policy process, the stretched engineering and construction sectors, and the need to focus scarce resources on public safety priorities.
For more information and a link to the petition, see the second document below.
To sign petition, copy and paste this direct link: www.parliament.nz...
Thank you for your support.
Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.
The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.
It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to recycle, and what's just rubbish.
To read more, click here.
Here's what you can and can't put in soft plastic recycling bins.
Does anyone have boxes going spare?
All train services in and out of Wellington are suspended due to a nationwide signalling issue.
Services on the Hutt Valley line, four Kāpiti line services, two Melling Line services and two Johnsonville line services have been cancelled.
A statement from Metlink said "we have no estimated time for restoration at this stage". Keep up to date here.