Lets Get Wellington Moving Invitation
Let’s Get Wellington Moving is working with the people of Wellington to develop a multi-billion dollar transport plan to move more people with fewer vehicles, enable more housing, and help reduce carbon emissions. LGWM’s vision is to create a great harbour city, accessible to all, with attractive places, shared streets, and efficient local and regional journeys. Let’s Get Wellington Moving is a joint initiative between Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, supported by mana whenua partners Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika and Ngāti Toa Rangatira, with operational representatives in attedance.
Join the Let’s Get Wellington Moving team and the Iwi Partnership Working Group for an update:
The Let’s Get Wellington Moving team will give an update on progress, including the Three Year Programme of early works and the next steps on the transformational Mass Rapid Transit project. Members of the Iwi Partnership Advisory Group will share progress on the Mana Whenua Aspirations Plan. The aim of the Plan is to assist the Let’s Get Wellington Moving programme and its partners in reflecting mana whenua values and aspirations in transport and place-making projects in Wellington City.
Wellington City Council Invitation
Wellington City Councils invite Taranaki Whānui uri to help shape the upcoming Te Whanganui a Tara strategies and plans for Parks, Recreation, Biodiversity, Greening of the City Centre and Community facilities.
26 April 2022
Click here to read more.
Te Puna Wai Kaumātua Units Application Form
Click here to apply for the Kaumātua Social Rental Units in Wainuomata. These units were developed by Taranaki Whānui in partnership with The Wellington Company and are located on the same whenua as the Trusts' housing development Te Puna Wai.
Consisting of 11 units which are located together, surrounding a māra kai, these warm, dry, energy efficient one-bedroom whare with ramp access, are suitable for couple or single person occupancy through Compass Housing.
As social rentals, applicants will need to be on the Ministry of Social Developments Social Housing Register and have a WINZ number. If you're unsure whether you are on the Housing Register you can contact MSD on 0800 559 009.
Lets Get Wellington Moving
Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika are working in partnership with Let’s Get Wellington Moving to help shape the future of Wellington. Let’s Get Wellington Moving is a $6.4 billion multi-decade programme for Wellington’s transport and urban development future, and a once-in-a-generation opportunity for Wellington.
The 20-year programme includes mass rapid transit connecting the central city with Newtown and the eastern suburbs, walking and cycling improvements, investment in a smarter transport network, and strategic highway improvements including at the Basin Reserve and the Mt Victoria Tunnel. At its heart, the programme seeks to move more people with fewer vehicles. Let’s Get Wellington Moving is a is a joint initiative between Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust and Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira have recently joined the Governance of the programme and are now helping the programme at an operational level to ensure that mana whenua perspectives are appropriately considered.
The Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust representatives working with Let’s Get Wellington Moving are:
• Kirsty Tamanui – Governance Reference Group representative
• Peter Jackson – Operational representative
• Ihaia Puketapu – Operational representative
• Pekaira Rei – Operational representative
• Leslie Brown – Operational representative
Let’s Get Wellington Moving is significant and long-term project for the capital, and this is the start of an ongoing kōrero. Taranaki Whānui representatives are currently part of initial discussions with the Let’s Get Wellington Moving team, with the wider iwi membership engagement occuring April 2022. For further information on this click here.