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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 >>

Take your tamariki Beyond the Page these school holidays

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:37 pm | Hutt City Council

Beyond the Page, a literary festival for tamariki and their whānau, is back in 2018 and bigger than ever as events expand to 25 libraries across the Wellington region. More >>

Connecting Rata Street School kids to learning

Monday, 18 June 2018, 12:34 pm | Hutt City Council

A new scheme starting in September will see 124 Year 5 and 6 children from Rata Street School in Naenae connected to the school’s learning network in their own homes. The community scheme, initiated by TAKA Trust and Hutt City Council, aims ... More >>

Lower Hutt Events Centre provides training and employment

Friday, 8 June 2018, 1:30 pm | Hutt City Council

The Lower Hutt Events Centre, which will officially be opened on Saturday 14 July, has employed more than 120 tradespeople to date and will provide employment and training opportunities for many locals. More >>

Earthquake prone buildings at Queensgate

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 7:22 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has been advised by Stride Property that draft engineering reports they have received on their buildings at the Queensgate Shopping Centre indicate three buildings are potentially under 34% of the New Building Standard (NBS) and ... More >>

Hutt City Council agrees priorities for Long Term Plan

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 1:19 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has agreed the priorities for its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan at a Community Plan Committee meeting, including agreement to adopt the Living Wage for its staff. More >>

Lower Hutt youth programme shows big return

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 9:56 am | Hutt City Council

An evaluation of a Lower Hutt youth training and employment programme has shown it to be a valuable investment for unemployed young people and businesses alike. More >>

Mayor welcomes thermal upgrade for Hutt homes

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 4:53 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace has welcomed Housing New Zealand’s announcement of a pilot programme to improve the thermal performance of its homes in Lower Hutt. More >>

 

 

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