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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 >>

Wharves’ refurbishment work to be reviewed

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 2:34 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is reviewing work to refurbish or demolish the wharves at Rona Bay, Days Bay, Point Howard and Petone. More >>

Space Challenge lands in Lower Hutt

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 4:47 pm | Hutt City Council

Some of the best brains working in the space-related sector in New Zealand (companies, start-ups, universities etc) are competing in the inaugural New Zealand Space Challenge https://www.nzspacechallenge.com/ > during May. More >>

Plenty for science enthusiasts at Hutt STEMM festival

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 4:19 pm | Hutt City Council

The entire month of May is dedicated to the sciences in Lower Hutt, with events and workshops for all ages at the Hutt STEMM Festival 2018. The Festival, which is in its fourth year, celebrates the fact that Lower Hutt nurtures science and innovation ... More >>

Quake-prone building owner pleads guilty

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 10:18 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has successfully prosecuted a Lower Hutt company for failing to complete strengthening work on an earthquake-prone residential building it owns in Petone. More >>

Plenty for science enthusiasts at Hutt STEMM festival

Monday, 30 April 2018, 4:48 pm | Hutt City Council

The entire month of May is dedicated to the sciences in Lower Hutt, with events and workshops for all ages at the Hutt STEMM Festival 2018. The Festival, which is in its fourth year, celebrates the fact that Lower Hutt nurtures science and innovation ... More >>

Lower Hutt Events Centre attracting strong interest

Monday, 30 April 2018, 9:51 am | Hutt City Council

With the opening of the new Lower Hutt Events Centre and refurbished Town Hall just a couple of months away, early interest in hiring the facility is encouraging. More >>

   

 

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