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WELLINGTON: City Development (Part 1)

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Covering all new developments/ and projects under construction in the Capital City of Wellington. Will update when needed.

Bolton Apartments, 20 levels.

Status- nearing completion externally

Museum Apartments, 10 levels

Status- under construction

Holiday Inn Hotel-Apartment Tower, 14 levels

Status- approved. I was in Wellington a week or so ago, and walked past the site, there was a large billboard up advertising the project, so all looks set to go.

There is a proposed 12 level mulit-use tower opposite the Duxton Hotel on Jervois Quay corner, subject to a resource consent.

There are 2 new Government Ministry buildings, one under construction for the Ministry for the Environment (10 levels), and one about to be built for the Ministry of Defence, 10 levels also.
Both are in the Thorndon area, adjacent to the CBD/Parliament.

Also, the Wellington City Council has recently taken in development proposals for a sizeable site in the CBD, known as "Chews Lane", which has variying height restrrictions, but can go up to 90m on one part. Nothing has yet been decided, but it will contain a mix of retail. apartments and office.

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Ah yep, that place certainly has its bad nites, but can also pull some pretty good ones as well. You should totally try and open a new place, it could have a real 'urban city' theme or something cool like that. :cheers:

ENIGMA said:
Thanks flyin - it was Pound - a pound of $hit ;) I would love to open a gay bar/club in Welly (if only I had the money)
Kane007 said:
And what, have an earthquake break all the undergrounded cables. No, its a lot easier after the big one to just erect more power poles to string the cables along. Rebuilding Te Papa, hmmm, ???, no worries, they'll just get the taxpayers to pay for it again. Next time choosing another reclamed land on top of a different faultline. :bash:
Actually they built Te Papa to be 99% earthquake proof, with those base isolators and cement-ified soil they built on.
^^Agreed :cheers: There has to be a better arragement than the one we have now. They say 'if it ain't broken don't fix it' well in this case its broken, so lets do something about it and fix it- give Auckland, and the other city regions as well, greater say about city governance and revenue control.
'Does a Napier'? But the land rose in the 1931 Earthquake! lol
Yea it would lol. Napier only rose up nealry 2 metres in '31; it didn't move laterally at all. But Wellington would be a different story because its on a transverse faultline (one that moves sideways), so its entirely plausible!
I think any photos would be welcome rusta, especially some of the Maritime Building and maybe the new Waitangi Park by Te Papa.
Great to finally have you onboard Tom; Urbanism is certainly the name of the game for pretty much everyone here. :cheers:
Must be those Government minions that make Wellington CBD's worker count above Auckland's lol.
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