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New underpass provides secure passage in Seaview

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 3:40 pm | Hutt City Council

A new underpass gives cyclists and walkers in Seaview an alternative to crossing busy Seaview Road. More >>

Big push for healthy, warm and dry homes

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 1:36 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt is leading the region in getting property owners to take up the Warm up New Zealand: Healthy Homes insulation programme. Recent figures released by EECA show 946 houses have been insulated using the subsidy. More >>

Save the date for Hutt City Discovery Day

Monday, 25 August 2014, 4:03 pm | Hutt City Council

Sometimes it’s really easy to overlook what’s in your own backyard but Discovery Day is set to change that with a family-friendly day out that opens up local organisations, places and facilities. Discovery Day, on Sunday 12 October, will showcase a range ... More >>

Hutt City Libraries leading online learning

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 12:33 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Libraries is the first public library in New Zealand to offer access to lynda.com – a world-renowned online tutorial service. More >>

Hutt City paves the way for walk and bike-friendly city

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 2:31 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s Policy and Regulatory Committee has recommended that Council should increase its investment in cycling and walking infrastructure by $3,012,000 over three years to encourage greater participation in active travel in the city. More >>

Start Training - Entries Have Opened for 2014 Hutt City Tri

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 4:04 pm | Hutt City Council

HUTT CITY COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE Start training - entries have opened for 2014 Hutt City Tri 14 August 2014 Be brave and sign up to this year’s Hutt City Tri while there’s still more than three months to train. Entries opened this week for the ... More >>

Petone Winter Carnival a great success

Monday, 4 August 2014, 10:17 am | Hutt City Council

Any winter blues were a distant memory for 50,000 people at yesterday’s Petone Winter Carnival. The successful event was run yesterday for the eighth time on Petone’s Foreshore, postponed to Sunday by this weekend’s wild weather. The Tin Man, The ... More >>

No leaf unturned in hunt for Hutt’s Great Trees

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 9:37 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is currently seeking nominations of Hutt City’s greatest trees as part of a review of the notable trees register. More >>

Petone Winter Carnival set to fire up again

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:37 pm | Hutt City Council

Planning is well underway for this year’s Petone Winter Carnival, which is expected to attract about 50,000 people to Petone Foreshore. More >>

Taita kids swimming like fish thanks to KiwiSport

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 12:10 pm | Hutt City Council

Taita kids are becoming champion swimmers thanks to their schools’ involvement in KiwiSport swimming lessons. In 2010 only one percent of a group of Year 5 kids could swim 200 metres – now that’s improved to 52 percent. Other groups are improving ... More >>

Free Fringe Festival workshop set to spark creativity

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:20 am | Hutt City Council

Chances are, if you're the kind of person who knows exactly what you'd sing at karaoke, you'd create a great Fringe Festival show. Fringe Festival shows are all in the spirit of creativity, good ideas and taking a risk to perform to local audiences. More >>

Hutt City Council sets rates for year ahead

Friday, 27 June 2014, 11:37 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council struck the rates for the 2014/15 financial year last night, with the average rates increase for the city being 2.6%, as forecast in the Draft Annual Plan. More >>

Applications open for Community Arts and Culture Grant

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 1:34 pm | Hutt City Council

Applications open on 23 June for the Community Arts and Culture Grant, which benefits non-profit groups providing arts and cultural services and programmes in Hutt City. More >>

Naenae Pool to open again on Monday 7 July

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1:31 pm | Hutt City Council

The Pool has been closed since May following a major tile failure during routine maintenance; they have now been replaced. More >>

Hutt City releases costs of regional amalgamation proposal

Friday, 13 June 2014, 5:12 pm | Hutt City Council

A statement of the costs of the work incurred by Hutt City Council relating to the proposal of regional amalgamation by the Greater Wellington Regional Council has been released by Chief Executive Tony Stallinger. This release is in anticipation ... More >>

Watershed plan for the city, says Mayor Wallace

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 2:33 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace has described Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan, confirmed yesterday, as a “watershed” for the city. More >>

Lack of community support drives Petone Arena decision

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 2:30 pm | Hutt City Council

Funding for the Petone Arena proposal has not been included in Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan after a lack of support was shown by the community during consultation. More >>

Minor leak containment underway

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 2:19 pm | Hutt City Council

A minor leak in the Hutt Valley's main outfall pipeline (MOP) has been found about one kilometre south of Burdens Gate on Pencarrow Coast Road. The MOP takes treated wastewater from the Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant to the outfall at Pencarrow ... More >>

Study puts science education under microscope

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 10:27 am | Hutt City Council

How to widen the pool of young people pursuing careers in science and technology is driving a study into science education across Lower Hutt secondary schools. More >>

Fantastic response to plan, says Mayor Ray Wallace

Monday, 26 May 2014, 12:33 pm | Hutt City Council

Written submissions to Hutt City Council’s Draft Annual Plan topped 1800 with a record number of people set to speak to their submission during two days of hearings, starting tomorrow. More >>

 

 

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