Archive: 2019

Look out for toxic algae, it's here

  • Published Date 01 Feb 2019

Hot weather and low rainfall have combined to increase the risk of toxic algae throughout the greater Wellington region, with some rivers now over the limit for safe swimming.

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Farmers invest in dung beetles

  • Published Date 28 Jan 2019

Farmers have responded positively to Greater Wellington-subsidised packages of dung beetles with strong uptake resulting in around 200 dung beetle colonies now active, primarily in Wairarapa.

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Chocolate found to be effective for pest control

  • Published Date 17 Jan 2019

Greater Wellington Regional Council and Wellington City Council are taking the phrase "Death by chocolate" to a whole new level with an innovative rat control method - using chocolate instead…

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Check before you travel during strike action

  • Published Date 15 Jan 2019

Greater Wellington Regional Council is urging Metlink customers to check the Metlink website and commuter app and make alternative travel arrangements on Wednesday 16 January after an unexpected strike action…

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What lies beneath? Monitoring our urban streams

  • Published Date 10 Jan 2019

Greater Wellington Regional Council will shortly be heading underground in the next phase of a project to see what's alive in Wellington's network of underground piped streams.

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