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    • Protest Activity in Wellington 26-29 Sept
      • NZ Police : Traffic Management Plan CLICK HERE to view a map of the traffic management plan that will be in place for the duration of the protest activity. 26 September 11:59pm to 12:01am 29 September Planning well underway ahead of protest activity in Wellington next week Police are advising people to plan ahead and […]

    • Limited car parking at Accident and Urgent Medical Centre
      • This notice is for residents/citizens of Thorndon/Pipitea who need to visit the Wellington Regional Hospital (Riddiford St, Newtown) or the Wellington Accident & Urgent Medical Centre situated in Adelaide Rd (also known as the After Hours Medical Centre). The Centre also has an after hours pharmacy. There is presently only limited car parking available at the Accident and Urgent Medical […]

    • Roadworks UPDATE – Hobson Street
      • What’s happening? This is to advise you that the planned maintenance work to the kerb, channel and footpath that was planned to start earlier in January will now be starting soon. Unforeseen circumstances has led to a delay, but we will still endeavour to complete as much as possible before the new school year begins. […]

    • Bowen to Moore Street cable installation
      • Wellington Electricity – Bowen to Moore Street cable installation: final resurfacing works Kia ora, As you may be aware, we recently installed a new underground electricity supply cable between Bowen and Moore Streets and wanted to let you know that final resurfacing works are due to be carried out between 29 and 30 October 2022, […]

      • Voting in the Council Elections Thorndon is in the Pukehīnau/Lambton Ward of Wellington City Council. You do not need to indicate a preference for everyone on the ballot paper; only those  candidates whom you’d like to see in office. Don’t rank others; doing so may actually help them jump over your higher preference candidates. Single Transferable Vote […]

    • Wellington Ferry Precinct Redevelopment update
      • Kia ora, We wanted to let you know that early construction work is planned to start on the Kaiwharawhara Wellington ferry terminal redevelopment on 5 September 2022. National contractor John Fillmore Contracting (JFC) has been selected to undertake this early construction work. They will be preparing Kaiwharawhara Point for the main terminal construction works which […]

    • Interislander Ferry Terminal Investigation Work
      • There will be some in-ground investigation work happening at the Interislander ferry terminal at Kaiwharawhara Wellington beginning in the week of the 16thof May. It is estimated that this work will take around three weeks to complete. It may be completed in two tranches – two weeks’ of work, with a week’s break, then another […]

    • Zealandia Needs Your Help
      • Amid the pandemic Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne continues to transform Wellington, caring for translocated species and breathing life into our forests and skies. Wildlife hasn’t noticed an upheaval over the last two years, but our main source of income has. Zealandia relies on visitation to fund our conservation work, but with people staying at […]

    • Thorndon: Wellington’s oldest suburb
      • Home to some of the capital city’s most significant historical sites, Thorndon is the perfect example of “an oldie but a goodie” The oldest suburb in New Zealand, Thorndon is a beautiful area on the edge of Wellington’s central business district. You’ll find a unique mix of cottages, apartments and Victorian-era villas, plus shops, pubs […]

    • Newtown & Botanic Garden Bike Routes
      • Plans for the 2 bike routes, Newtown to the City and Botanic Garden ki Paekākā to the City are now live on the Transport Projects website. The link for Newtown is here, and for Botanic Garden is here. For these two particular routes Wellington City Council are working in a slightly different way to their […]

    • Council Response to Parliament Protest
      • Wellington City Council is working hard with Police and partner agencies to deal with the protest occupation at Parliament. These are very challenging times and we are dealing with a unique situation. We fully understand the frustrations and concerns of Wellingtonians over this situation. For more information visit: https://wellington.govt.nz/news-and-events/news-and-information/our-wellington/2022/02/update-on-council-response-to-parliament-occupation

    • A job well done
      • New hatching on the southern lane of the Ascot Street/Tinakori Road intersection. Aim to ease access for residents in/out of their street. Thanks to Councillor Nicola Young, WCC team and the Fulton Hogan team for a job well done.

    • Upcoming Road Works February 2022
      • The table linked to below covers main Wellington City Council scheduled roadworks for February 2022.   Note: it does not cover every piece of maintenance work and dates may change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Road Works Maintenance Programme: https://wellington.govt.nz/-/media/parking-roads-and-transport/parking-and-roads/road-works/files/weekly-bulletins/upcoming-roadworks.pdf Latest updates on roadworks, road closures and events information can be found on the […]

    • New Ferry Leased by KiwiRail
      • KiwiRail has leased a new ferry – the Valentine – to provide extra capacity to the Interislander service over the busy peak summer/Christmas period until the Kaiarahi is back in service, next year. The Valentine is due to arrive in mid-December and is expected to go into full operation across the Cook Strait in late […]

    • Kaiwharawhara Ferry Terminal Redevelopment
      • KiwiRail is progressing with the design and consenting process for Kaiwharawhara Ferry Terminal Redevelopment in Wellington. This is part of the larger iReX project which will see the purchase of two new ferries (coming into service in 2025 and 2026) and the redevelopment of the ferry terminal infrastructure in Wellington and Picton. KiwiRail will take […]

    • Pedestrian walkway between Hobson Cres and Turnbull St
      • At the end of next week there will be a ceremony hosted by the Thorndon Primary School to celebrate the opening of a new pedestrian walkway between Hobson Cres and Turnbull St, which passes through part of the Thorndon Primary School’s redeveloped playing field. There is a Memorandum of Understanding between the Thorndon School Board of Trustees and the Thorndon Residents’ Association Inc. Source

      • This image is the illustrative depiction of the new building’s exterior. This is shown in relation to the Cathedral bell tower. The Thorndon Residents Association has been invited to comment on the Covid 19 Recovery ( Fast Track Consulting) Referred Projects Order 2020 Schedule for 55 – 61 Molesworth Street. This is a newly planned building is by Prime Property. The building present on the site... Source

      • Wellington City Council’s Pūroro Āmua Planning and Environment Committee voted today to replace angle car parking with parallel car parking along Thorndon Quay. These measures aim to increase safety for cyclists along this busy gateway to the city. Chair of the Pūroro Āmua Planning and Environment Committee, Councillor Iona Pannett says that this change has been a long time coming for Wellington... Source

      • As part of the redevelopment project at Wellington Girls’ College, contractors will shortly begin construction on a temporary village for teaching and learning, to be located on the College’s field. You may have noticed the establishment of safety fencing around the field, before construction works scale up in July. Contractors will be accessing the site through the gates on Hobson Street... Source

    • Hawkestone Street layout update
      • Since the new layout has been in place, travel times have been one to two minutes faster in the peak weekday flow from Murphy Street to The Terrace Tunnel/off-ramp. That’s a big saving over just a few hundred metres and it’s purely because there are fewer vehicles re-entering State Highway 1 from the Hawkestone Street southbound on-ramp. Safety for pedestrians and cyclists on Hawkestone Street has... Source

    • Thorndon Street Lighting
      • Has anyone noticed that the street lightening in Thorndon is intermittent since the move to halogen? Here in Ascot Street the lights were out in January and again for 3 weeks in March. I would encourage everyone to log a call to WCC via their fixit app, WCC then transfer the call to WE – Wellington Electricity. Source

    • Changes to the to the Hawkestone Street intersection
      • OPEN NZTA FLYER - Hawkestone Street Improvements Installation and construction is planned to start on Monday 18th March 2019. The changes will improve traffic flow along Hawkestone Street and prevent urban motorway commuters from using the intersection as a shortcut. The construction of the introductory layout is expected to take two nights (18 March – 20 March, 7pm – 5am) and will be in place for... Source

    • Our response to the Council’s land swap and road stopping proposal
      • John Vriens Senior Property Advisor Property Services Wellington City Council Dear Sir PROPOSED ROAD STOPPING AND LAND EXCHANGE AT 16-24 TURNBULL STREET, THORNDON The Thorndon Residents’ Association Inc submits to the Wellington City Council, for its consideration, the following: 1. Many Thorndon residents currently walk between Hobson Crescent and Turnbull Street using a pedestrian access way... Source

    • Road stopping proposal 19-24 Turnbull Street, Thorndon
      • Council has received an application from the owners of 16-24 Turnbull Street, Thorndon (MOE —Thorndon School) to purchase a 142 m2 area of road land adjoining their property and in exchange transfer 22m2 to Council and build a vehicle turning area for Turnbull Street. The basic details of the road stopping proposal are to stop and sell the 142 sq m area of road land highlighted orange on the... Source

    • WCC Proposed Traffic Resolution – Tinakori Road
      • Council Officers have received requests to address ongoing concerns of moving vehicles coming into contact with parked vehicles on Tinakori Road, between Hobson Street and Cottleville Terrace. On this section of Tinakori Road there is a combination of parking restrictions which permits on-street parking. These high demand parking spaces are situated where high volumes of traffic drive through a... Source

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