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Stokes Valley to trial new dog tag technology

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:24 am | Hutt City Council

The Lower Hutt suburb of Stokes Valley will be one of the first in the country to trial a new dog tag technology. More >>

Survey shows Lower Hutt is a great place to live

Monday, 17 September 2018, 9:57 am | Hutt City Council

An increasing number of Lower Hutt residents rate their city as a great place to live. More >>

Lower Hutt safer after quake-risk buildings constructed

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 11:54 am | Hutt City Council

All buildings in Lower Hutt with unreinforced masonry parapets and façades, deemed an earthquake risk to public safety, have been brought up to a safe standard. Owners of 25 buildings met the 10 September deadline to secure street-facing unreinforced ... More >>

In-school yoga programme brings calm to classrooms

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 4:23 pm | Hutt City Council

Some Lower Hutt schools have found that regular yoga sessions at school help pupils feel calmer and deal better with emotions. The Yoga for Schools programme which trialled at Avalon Intermediate School last year, involves a combination of physical stretches, ... More >>

Los Angeles’ Gangsta Gardener hits Wainuiomata

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:51 am | Hutt City Council

Ron Finley, Los Angeles’ Gangsta Gardener is coming to Wainuiomata to speak at the He Kai, He Whenua, a free community event as part of Visa Wellington On a Plate. More >>

Have your say on your city’s future

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 9:26 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt residents now have four weeks to have their say on how they elect their councillors and how they are represented at ward and community level. More >>

Proposal to close Grounsell Crescent on-ramp

Monday, 6 August 2018, 9:31 am | Hutt City Council

The New Zealand Transport Agency and Hutt City Council are proposing to permanently close a State Highway 2 on-ramp for safety reasons. More >>

Lower Hutt company fined $37,500 for quake-prone building

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:56 am | Hutt City Council

A Lower Hutt company has been fined $37,500 for failing to complete earthquake strengthening of a residential building it owns in Petone – the first prosecution of its kind in New Zealand. More >>

Events Centre Opening a Success

Monday, 16 July 2018, 12:36 pm | Hutt City Council

Several thousand people turned out on Saturday to see and experience the new Lower Hutt Events Centre and refurbished Town Hall. The day began with karakia from kaumatua, Peter Jackson, speeches and unveiling of a plaque. The formal public opening was ... More >>

Volunteers celebrated at awards ceremony

Friday, 13 July 2018, 2:37 pm | Hutt City Council

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

Local Teens attend international youth summit in Boston

Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:45 pm | Hutt City Council

Five rangatahi from Lower Hutt will join 150 other teens in Boston, Massachusetts for The Clubhouse Network’s 2018 Teen Summit from 31 July through 5 August. Youth from 16 countries including Colombia, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, New Zealand, the Philippines, ... More >>

Golf fundraiser helps address inequality for Lower Hutt kids

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 10:40 am | Hutt City Council

An annual charity golf tournament has helped fund more than 25,000 life-changing opportunities and experiences for hundreds of Lower Hutt children in the past two years. The Naylor Love Hutt City Charity Golf Tournament is the major annual fundraiser ... More >>

Lower Hutt Events Centre and Town Hall opening

Monday, 9 July 2018, 1:30 pm | Hutt City Council

The wraps are off, the scaffolding is down and soon people will be able to see inside Lower Hutt’s new Events Centre and refurbished Town Hall. More >>

Te Omanga Hospice announced as HighLight charity partner

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:55 am | Hutt City Council

HighLight: Carnival of Lights has chosen Te Omanga Hospice as its charity partner for 2018, raising money to help with the rebuild of its earthquake-prone building. More >>

Hutt Winter Festival programme line-up revealed for 2018

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:34 pm | Hutt City Council

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

Young women inspired to pursue STEMM careers

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:14 pm | Hutt City Council

Forty young women from high schools throughout the Wellington region will be spending the first week of their school holidays getting inspired about careers in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths, manufacturing). While there are many jobs in the ... More >>

Naenae Community Hub gets green light

Monday, 2 July 2018, 11:05 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s third community hub is due to open its doors in 2020. Following the success of the Walter Nash Centre in Taita and the Koraunui Stokes Valley Hub, Council has brought forward funding for the Naenae Community Hub in the 2018 Long ... More >>

Hutt City Council adopts Long Term Plan

Friday, 29 June 2018, 1:50 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council last night adopted its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan, which strikes a careful balance of investing in rejuvenation of the city, while providing efficient core services and well-maintained infrastructure, and keeping rates low for residents. More >>

Local transport projects to benefit from increased funding

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 5:08 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace welcomes today’s Government Policy Statement (GPS) on Transport, in particular the introduction of a targeted enhanced funding assistance rate (FAR) to enable local councils to bring forward high and very-high priority ... More >>

Call to be more vigilant when checking tyres

Monday, 25 June 2018, 2:49 pm | Hutt City Council

The number of cars with worn-out tyres has increased noticeably, according to Hutt City Council’s parking wardens. More >>

 

 

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