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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 >>

Queensgate proud to be smokefree

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 1:19 pm | Hutt City Council

World Smokefree Day is 31 May and this year’s theme celebrates New Zealand’s smokefree achievements. Lower Hutt has a lot to celebrate with community leaders working alongside businesses and Council to create more smokefree places across our ... More >>

Carnival of Lights a finalist at the Wgtn Gold Awards

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 3:43 pm | Hutt City Council

The inaugural HighLight: Carnival of Lights has been recognised as one of the region’s best events last year, being nominated as a finalist for the Wellington Gold Awards. More >>

Lower Hutt ratepayers could pay more for flood protection

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 4:46 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is calling on Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) to abandon plans to change the funding structure for its flood protection work. More >>

Homelessness Strategy for Lower Hutt

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 10:31 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is taking action to address homelessness in the city, following a unanimous decision on Tuesday night to begin work on a homelessness strategy for Lower Hutt. More >>

Wainuiomata Community Board member resigns

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 5:01 pm | Hutt City Council

Long-serving Wainuiomata Community Board member Margaret Willard has today resigned and a by-election will be required to find her replacement on the 8-strong Board. More >>

Encouraging kids to play for health

Friday, 18 May 2018, 1:42 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council, with the support of naming rights partner Cummings Kilgariff and Co, is launching a new programme for Lower Hutt schools, designed to address a lack of free, undirected play in children. Build & Play will be launched at ... More >>

It’s the Ricoh Sports Centre for Fraser Park

Friday, 18 May 2018, 8:24 am | Hutt City Council

Ricoh New Zealand has been announced as the naming rights sponsor for Lower Hutt’s new Sports Centre at Fraser Park. The new multi-sport facility, due to open at the end of the year, will be home to Fraser Park Sportsville. The Sportsville concept ... More >>



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