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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 >>

Young and old all in for Wainuiomata King of the Hill

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 1:25 pm | Hutt City Council

It's an all ages walk or run - with competitors ranging from two years old to 70. Most people registered live in Wainuiomata but others are coming from Taranaki and Wellington for the inaugural event. More >>

Dowse Square wins national architecture award

Monday, 12 May 2014, 12:58 pm | Hutt City Council

Popular Dowse Square – at the heart of Hutt City’s Civic Centre - has won a New Zealand Architecture Award. Athfield Architects designed Dowse Square, which the jury of judges described as project in which, “civic seriousness has been leavened ... More >>

Council Eco Design Service receives innovation award

Monday, 28 April 2014, 10:25 am | Hutt City Council

The award was given to the seven local authorities that offer eco design advice - providing free energy, water and material related advice for designers/architects, builders and homeowners about sustainable building, to ensure better use is made ... More >>

Wainuiomata River Swim-Spot Unsafe

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 1:47 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Regional Public Health urge people to stay clear of the Wainuiomata River at Richard Prouse Park. More >>

Consultation on Petone stadium proposal to start next month

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1:48 pm | Hutt City Council

HUTT CITY COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE 19 MARCH 2014 Consultation on Petone stadium proposal to start next month More >>

Online cultural exchange with Sister City

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 12:57 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has partnered with NEC New Zealand and Sister City Minoh in Japan to install 'Live Skype Windows' to allow for cultural exchange in real time. The link will be launched with a Skype-based event between the Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace ... More >>

Nominations for Hutt City Civic Awards open

Friday, 7 March 2014, 3:48 pm | Hutt City Council

Nominations for Hutt City Civic Awards are now open. Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is encouraging people to acknowledge those dedicated to volunteer service by nominating them for a Hutt City Civic Award or Youth Service Award. More >>

Big Summer Splash a winner for local swimmers

Friday, 28 February 2014, 10:48 am | Hutt City Council

10-year old Logan Henderson of Waterloo has a grin from ear to ear today after winning a Xbox One as part of Hutt City Council’s Big Summer Splash promotion. Logan entered at Eastbourne Pool and was one of more than 1500 kids who swam at Hutt City Council’s ... More >>

 

 

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