30 days ago

We're moving to Alert Level 1!

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Kia kaha Pōneke!
We are moving to Alert Level 1 at 11:59pm tonight (21 September) until further notice from the Government.
Our services and facilities will return to normal with contact tracing encouraged.

💛 The Harbourside Market will reopen on Sunday 27 September

💛 All our pools and recreation centres will remain open with programmes and fitness classes resuming normal scheduling

💛 Rubbish and recycling collection services are operating as usual

💛 Southern Landfill, the Tip Shop and Recycling Centre will resume normal service

💛 All Library branches are open with all programmes and events resuming normal scheduling over the next few weeks

For more information on the operation of our services and facilities visit:
wellington.govt.nz...
Great work Pōneke!

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