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For The Love Of Food Cultivation And Consumption In Aotearoa

Friday, 23 October 2020, 4:32 pm | Hutt City Council

Living māra kūmara (kūmara garden) grown inside wardian cases; films sharing local stories on community cultivation; and dinnerware ceramics from The Dowse Collection-a new exhibition at The Dowse Art Museum opening 24 October 2020 looks to the interdependent ... More >>

Community And Council Collaborate On Design For Naenae Town Centre

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 5:25 pm | Hutt City Council

The process to rebuild Naenae Pool and re-design the town centre has reached its next milestone, as Hutt City Council launches a special engagement event at Naenae Village Market on Saturday 24 October. This event kicks off the co-design phase of ... More >>

Free Bike Share Scheme ‘Free Ride’ Launches In Naenae

Friday, 16 October 2020, 3:56 pm | Hutt City Council

Free Ride, a new bike sharing scheme, is launching in Naenae on 30 October 2020. The launch will include a Bike Rodeo, music, food and the opportunity to try out the Free Ride bikes. The first ten brightly branded Free Ride bikes will then be ... More >>

Scale Of Investment Revealed For City’s Three Waters Infrastructure Over The Next Decade

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 8:14 am | Hutt City Council

This week Hutt City Council will consider the level of investment needed for water infrastructure, as part of work to develop the Long Term Plan, which sets out Council’s plans for the ten years ahead. At its Long Term Plan subcommittee meeting on Thursday, ... More >>

Lower Hutt’s Rubbish And Recycling Services To Get Big Upgrade

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 6:14 am | Hutt City Council

This evening Hutt City Council met and agreed to upgrade the city’s kerbside rubbish and recycling services - the biggest changes in over 20 years. From 1 July 2021, all Lower Hutt households will receive one wheelie bin for rubbish, another wheelie ... More >>

Friendly Face Masks For Kids

Saturday, 29 August 2020, 2:54 pm | Hutt City Council

Mask making at Common Unity A local project in Lower Hutt aims to reduce stress and anxiety experienced by some children by sewing colourful and fun masks and giving them away. ‘Friendly Face’ re-useable face masks will be free to children in ... More >>

Population Growth, Earthquakes And Noise

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 11:55 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt is about to start planning how the city will look, feel and operate in the decades ahead. Council is in the initial stage of reviewing the city’s District Plan - the rule book for managing land use and development in the city. Lower Hutt ... More >>

Changes To Huia Pool+Fitness And Stokes Valley Pool+Fitness At Alert Level 2

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:50 pm | Hutt City Council

In order to continue to keep our young people learning to swim in a safe environment during Alert Level 2, we will be making some changes to the operating hours of Huia Pool + Fitness and Stokes Valley Pool + Fitness. Huia Pool will be closed for public ... More >>

Hutt City Council Credit Rating Reflects Strong Financial Outlook

Friday, 14 August 2020, 2:46 pm | Hutt City Council

International credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has today issued its financial assessment of Hutt City Council. The Council has maintained its ‘AA’ long term credit rating, the top rating possible as ratings cannot be higher than ... More >>

Hutt City Council Facilities And Services At Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 3:56 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council facilities and services are mostly continuing as business as usual under Alert Level 2 with an increased focus on contact tracing for everyone visiting our facilities and places in our city, health and hygiene practices and wherever ... More >>

New Partnership To Help Those In Dire Need Into Housing

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 11:46 am | Hutt City Council

A new Council, Māori NGO and Iwi-led housing partnership was launched today to coincide with the Government’s announcement of Te Maihi o te Whare Māori - a national Māori and Iwi Housing Innovation Framework for Action (MAIHI). The partnership between ... More >>

Lower Hutt Welcomes Government’s $15 Million Investment Towards Eastern Bays Shared Path

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 8:20 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has welcomed the Government’s announcement this morning that it will invest $15 million towards the Eastern Bays Shared Path. The shared path will create a safe walking and cycling route and connect communities ... More >>

Hutt City Council Welcomes Major Boost From Government For Rebuild Of Naenae Pool

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 10:44 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry joined Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Naenae today, where the Government announced a $27 million investment towards the rebuild of Naenae Pool. Mayor Campbell Barry says this is a momentous day for the local community, ... More >>

Community Feedback Sought On Major Upgrade Proposed For Lower Hutt’s Rubbish And Recycling Services

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 9:21 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is seeking feedback from the community on a major upgrade proposed for the city’s rubbish and recycling services. Following community feedback and Council decisions, new services would come into place next July. Lower Hutt Mayor ... More >>

First Off The Blocks For Heathier, More Energy-efficient Housing

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 8:50 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is the first New Zealand council to include building performance information on properties’ Land Information Memoranda (LIMs). Property owners now have option of having their homes or rental properties’ health, warmth and efficiency ... More >>

Innovating Streets Funding Coming To Lower Hutt

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 2:55 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Deputy Mayor Tui Lewis is delighted that the city will benefit from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency funding for two Innovating Streets projects. The national $13.95m pilot fund creates the opportunity for communities and councils across New ... More >>

Mayor Campbell Barry Appoints Independent Chairperson To Council’s Audit & Risk Subcommittee

Friday, 19 June 2020, 4:20 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has announced the appointment of Suzanne Tindal as the independent chairperson of Hutt City Council’s Audit and Risk subcommittee. "We are very fortunate to have Suzanne joining our governance team - with the ... More >>

Hutt City Council Opts For Lower Rates Increase And Cuts Costs For Year Ahead

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 6:16 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council met today to agree on final decisions for its 2020/2021 Annual Plan, which sets out priorities for the year ahead and includes an emergency one year budget with a rates revenue increase of 3.8 per cent. The 3.8 per cent rates ... More >>

Grant Scheme To Support Indigenous Habitats On Private Land Kicks Off

Monday, 15 June 2020, 9:54 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council today launched a scheme to support private landowners wanting to protect and improve indigenous plant and animal habitats on their land. Council has put aside $450,000 over three years to help landowners with activities ranging ... More >>

Greenhouse Gases Down But More Work To Do

Friday, 12 June 2020, 3:18 pm | Hutt City Council

A new report shows that gross greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are down by 11% across Lower Hutt and there has been a 19% drop in emissions on a per capita basis. The report by infrastructure firm AECOM covers 2001 to 2019 and was commissioned as part ... More >>