Kia ora koutou, I am Quentin, a member of the Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee tasked with making recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council on the future of our coastal and freshwater quality, and how our water is used. Our waterways and all the fish and species that live in them are precious taonga, so we have set out to understand how they are valued and what should be done to provide the future we want for our water.
To me, this Whaitua project is a journey where we can apply our experience and values, and develop a vision that enhances the mana of the whenua, the tangata whenua and the whole community.
We need you to be part of our journey on the Whaitua Project. This is a journey to improve the health and mauri of our waterways, we need to fix our waste and stormwater network. These are big changes, and needs to reflect our communities’ views informed by good evidence and information.
Connect with us to talk about what we can do together. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see what we have been doing visit our Facebook page, and to share what you value about our water and your solutions have your say by following the link below.
As part of the national response to COVID-19 alert level 4 Metlink will make all rail and bus services free until June.
Public transport will continue to be available for essential service workers, and to enable communities to access supermarkets, pharmacies and health facilities.
For more information about this and what services are running, please read the full update on our website below.
With everyone staying home, it’s now more important than ever for everyone to be fire-safe. People can find information on our website - fireandemergency.nz...
We’re heading into winter, and with households self-isolating together, there’ll be more cooking at home, and more use of open fires, heaters, and dryers - all things which can increase fire risk.
New Zealanders can be confident that Fire and Emergency is well-prepared and ready to respond to emergencies as usual during the nationwide self- isolation period.
Please call 111 if you have a fire, we will ask you whether anyone at the address is self-isolating or has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Where this is the case, we already have necessary measures in place to ensure everyone’s safety including protective clothing, gloves, masks, safety glasses and mask.
Wellington City Libraries have now made it possible for non-members to temporarily sign-up to access thousands of online resources from the comfort of their own home!
To sign up, simply complete the WCL online form at wcl.govt.nz/join.
For more information visit: wgtn.cc...