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Volunteers celebrated at awards ceremony

Friday, 12 July 2019, 2:05 pm | Hutt City Council

Volunteers from across Lower Hutt were last night celebrated for their generosity and service to the community. More >>

Hutt Winter Festival programme line-up revealed for 2019

Friday, 12 July 2019, 8:41 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s Hutt Winter Festival is back for a third year, warming up the winter months with an explosion of arts and cultural events suited for all ages, accessibility needs and interests. The Festival is presented by Hutt City Council ... More >>

Hutt City Council agrees next steps on Naenae Pool

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 8:05 am | Hutt City Council

The pool has been closed since April this year after Council received engineering advice that raised concerns about the building’s performance in the event of a significant earthquake. Since then, Council has made it a priority to progress a ... More >>

Business start-ups to get help through incubator initiative

Friday, 5 July 2019, 1:22 pm | Hutt City Council

A business incubator programme that will provide entrepreneurs with a step up to make it in the business world is seeking applications for the inaugural intake. The Settlement Startup Incubator will provide wrap around support to new businesses from ... More >>

Hutt City Council sets rates for 2019/20

Friday, 28 June 2019, 2:28 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council set the rates for the 2019/20 year last night, with an average rates increase across all ratepayers set at 1.8 per cent, and a further 1 per cent rates revenue increase achieved from growth. More >>

Hutt City Council Declares Climate Emergency

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:19 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has joined other cities in declaring a climate emergency at a council meeting this evening citing the need to raise awareness on climate change and to prioritise reducing council and city-wide emissions to net zero carbon. More >>

Hutt City Council’s Matt Reid wins Sport NZ leadership award

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 1:42 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s Matt Reid has been awarded Sport NZ’s CK Doig Leadership Award for 2019. The prestigious award, which comes with a $20,000 grant for professional development, was announced at last night’sNew Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards ... More >>

New Chief Executive Welcomed at Waiwhetu Marae

Monday, 24 June 2019, 1:51 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s new Chief Executive Jo Miller has been welcomed to the city at a powhiri at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt today. More >>

Laneway project a glimpse of the future

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:40 am | Hutt City Council

The transformation of a drab central city laneway into an elegant place for pedestrians to pause is a taste of things to come for Lower Hutt’s central city. The lane runs between High and Dudley streets, adjacent to the former BNZ Bank building at 177 ... More >>

Funding for World Class Innovation Hub Welcomed

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 5:39 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has welcomed the government’s $75M commitment to Callaghan Innovation that Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon. Dr. Megan Woods presented this morning at the Gracefield Innovation Quarter site in Lower Hutt. More >>

Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan to tackle homelessness

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 3:29 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council last night unanimously approved funding for a plan to support families on the brink of becoming homeless, as part the Council’s 2019/20 Annual Plan budget. More >>

Te Hikoi Ararewa Opening Welcomed by Community

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:36 am | Hutt City Council

Since the beginning of 2019, nearly 17000 pedestrians and over 6500 cyclists have traversed the Wainuiomata Hill for fitness, for fun or to commute. Their journeys have just become easier and safer thanks to the completion of the hugely-anticipated ... More >>

Hutt City Council welcomes focus on well-being

Monday, 13 May 2019, 5:04 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has welcomed news that the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill has passed its third and final reading in Parliament, effectively reinstating the four aspects of community well-being into the Local Government Act ... More >>

Education Ministers visit Naenae Clubhouse

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 1:02 pm | Hutt City Council

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has visited Naenae Clubhouse this week to find out more about the success it’s having helping young people develop skills and build confidence through the use of technology. More >>

Mobility Parking app comes to Lower Hutt

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:46 am | Hutt City Council

The free CCS Disability Action Access Aware mobility parking app is about to go live in Lower Hutt. “Disabled people and those with limited mobility will find this new app of enormous benefit when driving around Lower Hutt,” says Mayor Ray Wallace. ... More >>

Recycling Campaign Launches in Lower Hutt

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 10:02 am | Hutt City Council

Let’s sort out waste is a new campaign launched by Hutt City Council today which aims to raise awareness about what can and can’t be recycled, and identifies ways to reduce waste to lessen the impact on the environment. More >>

Melling delay disappointing, says Lower Hutt Mayor

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 5:26 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is disappointed with today’s announcement regarding the Melling Interchange, saying it is an unacceptable delay for such a critical project for Lower Hutt. “While it’s good that the NZTA Board has endorsed the recommended ... More >>

Representation changes in lead-up to local election

Friday, 12 April 2019, 9:35 am | Hutt City Council

The Local Government Commission has determined that there will be changes to how Lower Hutt residents are represented by Hutt City Council. More >>

Naenae Pool Closes Following Engineering Report

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 9:04 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has tonight decided to close the main Naenae swimming pool facility after receiving engineering advice that has raised concerns about the building in the event of a significant earthquake. More >>

Recycling changes on the way for Lower Hutt

Friday, 29 March 2019, 10:41 am | Hutt City Council

As the international market for plastic recycling shrinks Hutt City Council is signalling changes are on the way for kerbside recycling and at five recycling stations across Lower Hutt. More >>



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