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Manukura Award Winners Celebrated By Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 2:29 pm | Hutt City Council

Seven high school students from around Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai Lower Hutt received the Manukura Award from Mayor Campbell Barry. The Manukura Award recognises and celebrates outstanding voluntary service in the community from high school students. Mayor Barry ... More >>

NZ Post Services To Be Available At Petone Neighbourhood Hub In Time For Christmas

Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:20 am | Hutt City Council

From 4 December 2023, the Petone community will have easy access to selected NZ Post services just in time to send off mail for the holiday season, or even a letter to Santa. Following the announcement in August that Petone Pharmacy was relinquishing ... More >>

Hutt City Council Decisions On Water Infrastructure Show Urgent Reform Is Needed

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:16 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says decisions Hutt City Council have made on water infrastructure funding show urgent reform is needed. Council has agreed to put forward for consultation an option which would maintain the current baseline funding, with ... More >>

Hutt City Council To Establish Māori Ward

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 6:06 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Councillors have voted to create a Māori Ward for the 2025 local government elections. The intent of Māori Wards is to ensure Māori are represented and can participate in local government decision-making. Electors enrolled on the Māori ... More >>

Tupua Horo Nuku Funding Approved As First Completed Section Opens To Public

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 1:28 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is thrilled to announce the last piece of the jigsaw has fallen into place with additional government funding of $15 million confirmed for Tupua Horo Nuku, the new seawall and shared pathway covering a 4.4km stretch of Marine ... More >>

Hutt City Council Calls For Feedback On Draft District Plan

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 10:07 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt’s District Plan has received its first top-to-bottom overhaul in almost 20 years and Hutt City Council wants to hear from the community about whether it’s on track. The District Plan is a rulebook for land use and development that sets ... More >>

Councils In Metropolitan Wellington Focus On Securing A Sustainable Water Supply For The Region

Monday, 11 September 2023, 5:24 pm | Hutt City Council

Mayors, councillors and mana whenua in the metropolitan Wellington region agreed that urgent action is needed to face serious risks and challenges in the water network. The region is facing significant and increasing risk of water shortages and providing ... More >>

Hutt City Council Votes To Accept Independent Recommendations On Housing Intensification

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 5:37 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Councillors have today voted to accept all recommendations of an independent hearing panel for government-mandated changes to allow higher and denser housing, particularly around transport hubs. Following a public hearing in April, the panel ... More >>

Hutt City Council Announces New Neighbourhood Hub For Moerā

Friday, 25 August 2023, 2:31 pm | Hutt City Council

The Moerā community has a brand-new resilient and sustainable Neighbourhood Hub to look forward to from early 2024. The current Moerā library building has issues with watertightness and needs significant repairs. Due to the state of the current ... More >>

Enter The Dark Forests Of Fantasy Literature And Pop Culture In Faerie Land

Friday, 4 August 2023, 2:52 pm | Hutt City Council

Faerie Land, opening at The Dowse Art Museum in August, features a mix of new and existing works by UK-based artist Jakob Rowlinson, intertwining the natural world with medieval symbolism, and questioning the bounds of masculinity throughout time. ... More >>

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry elected Vice President of LGNZ

Saturday, 29 July 2023, 1:09 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has been voted in as the new Vice President of Local Government New Zealand. Seventy-five member councils from across the country voted Mayor Barry in for a three-year term at the LGNZ AGM in Christchurch yesterday. Selwyn ... More >>

Hutt City Council Appoints Panel For Representation Review

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 4:08 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of an independent panel to assist with its Representation Review. The purpose of a representation review is to make sure that our communities of interest in Lower Hutt are fairly and effectively ... More >>

Ruck And Roll: Hutt Rec To Get Regional Rugby Games In July And August

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 10:43 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council and Wellington Rugby Football Union (WRFU) are bringing six exciting regional matches to the Hutt Recreation Ground over July and August. The matches range from Ranfurly Shield games, to Premier Men’s Club finals and the Farah Palmer ... More >>

We’re Thinking Long Term, Lower Hutt!

Monday, 17 July 2023, 6:49 pm | Hutt City Council

We’ve done some early thinking about what the next Long Term Plan (LTP) should cover, and we need your help to know if we’re on the right track. The LTP sets out our priorities for the next 10 years, including what we will do, how much it ... More >>

Lower Emissions A Big Opportunity For Lower Hutt

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 11:20 am | Hutt City Council

A new report sharing Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai / Lower Hutt’s greenhouse gas emissions between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022 shows a decrease in carbon emissions across the city. While the 10% drop in emissions in due largely to the COVID-19 lockdowns, ... More >>

Community Invited To Contribute To Artwork For Naenae Pool

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 7:16 pm | Hutt City Council

The lead artist for Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai Lower Hutt’s Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre has been announced as Kairāranga - weaver Matthew McIntyre Wilson, Taranaki iwi, who will co-create a large-scale artwork with the community which will be woven ... More >>

Hutt City Council mourns passing of Dr Ihakara Porutu Puketapu

Saturday, 8 July 2023, 1:15 pm | Hutt City Council

Kua hinga te tōtara o Te Waonui a Tāne. The tōtara in the great forest of Tāne has fallen. The flags on the Hutt City Council building have been lowered to half-mast this morning to express profound sadness at the passing of iwi leader Dr Ihakara ... More >>

Striking The Right Balance: Hutt City Council Adopts Annual Plan For The Year Ahead

Friday, 30 June 2023, 1:10 pm | Hutt City Council

Today Hutt City Council adopted the Annual Plan for 2023-24, which comes into effect from 1 July 2023. "Our Annual Plan is all about striking the right balance," says Mayor Campbell Barry. "That balance is between doing the essentials, while ... More >>

Prime Minister Visits New Naenae Pool Construction Site

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 5:37 pm | Hutt City Council

The Prime Minister and MP for Remutaka Rt Hon Chris Hipkins visited the site of the new Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre in Lower Hutt this afternoon, where construction is progressing well and towering 16m concrete panels and 37m manufactured timber ... More >>

Hutt City Council Welcomes Direction Signalled By FFLG Panel’s Report

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 10:18 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor, Campbell Barry, says local government needs to change. He is looking forward to working with councils around the country, and central government, to consider the recommendations in the final report from the Panel of the Review into the Future ... More >>





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