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Lower Hutt Heats Up For New Zealand’s Only Summer Refresher Drink Challenge

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:17 am | Hutt City Council

Fancy a passionfruit cheesecake milkshake, a pineapple jalapeno fizzy, an iced coffee made with seaweed or an old-fashioned banana smoothie? These are just some of the crazy and delectable drinks up for grabs when New Zealand’s only cold drink challenge ... More >>

Hutt City Council Celebrates Progress In 2020-21 Annual Report

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 2:53 pm | Hutt City Council

Yesterday Hutt City Council unanimously adopted its 2020-21 Annual Report, which acknowledges progress made on key projects despite the ongoing challenge posed by the response to COVID-19. "I’m proud of the progress we’ve made over the ... More >>

Hutt City Council Raises The Bar With New Policy On Pokies

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 7:23 pm | Hutt City Council

The Hutt City Council has unanimously voted for a sinking lid policy, meaning there will be no new pokie machines in Lower Hutt’s future - a move that the Problem Gambling Foundation applauds, as it shows the Council has listened and is supporting ... More >>

No New Pokie Machines In Lower Hutt’s Future

Friday, 17 December 2021, 4:05 pm | Hutt City Council

In a unanimous decision yesterday, Hutt City Council introduced a sinking lid approach to pokie machines in the city, which means the number of pokies currently in Lower Hutt is the highest it will ever be. "Council has a responsibility to support ... More >>

Construction Company Appointed For Naenae Pool Rebuild

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 9:53 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has engaged one of New Zealand’s leading pool builders for the rebuild of Naenae Pool. Apollo Projects has been selected to work with Council to turn the concept designs into detailed plans. These plans will then form part of ... More >>

My Vaccine Pass To Be Required At Most Hutt City Council Community Facilities

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 2:39 pm | Hutt City Council

From Friday 3 December, most Hutt City Council community facilities will require visitors to show their My Vaccine Pass as the city moves into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework. This will affect users of Council’s pools, gyms, libraries, museums, ... More >>

Hutt City Council Opposes Urban Development Bill In Current Form

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 9:07 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has expressed concerns about the Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters Bill in a submission to Parliament’s Environment Committee, saying it undermines progress made and planning done in Lower Hutt. "Hutt City Council welcomes cross-party ... More >>

Hutt City Council Gains Living Wage Accreditation

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 7:13 pm | Hutt City Council

As Living Wage Week kicks off, Hutt City Council is proud to announce it has gained Living Wage accreditation, joining a growing list of 300 accredited Living Wage employers across New Zealand. Hutt City Council is just the third Council in New Zealand to ... More >>

Partnership Approach Will Deliver Harbourside Path Projects

Monday, 8 November 2021, 1:25 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has approved next steps for the Eastern Bays Shared Path, including exploring integration with Te Ara Tupua Alliance, the team delivering the Ngā Ūranga ki Pito-One (Ngauranga to Petone) section of Te Ara Tupua which is led by Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Lower Hutt CBD Project One Step Closer To Securing Government Infrastructure Funding

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 12:00 pm | Hutt City Council

An application from Hutt City Council to the Government’s Infrastructure Acceleration Fund has been selected from over 200 applications to move to the next stage of submitting a Request for Proposal. In March 2021, the Government announced a $3.8 billion Housing ... More >>

Demolition Rolls On Naenae Pool

Friday, 22 October 2021, 6:06 pm | Hutt City Council

Demolition of the old Naenae Pool is now fully underway, paving the way for construction to begin on the new facility. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry visited the site and the 32-tonne excavator that will bring down the 65-year-old pool and fitness suite. ... More >>

Laying Down Strong Foundations For Future Whānau

Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:32 pm | Hutt City Council

Construction of nineteen new homes that will see whānau currently in housing stress is well on the way in Taita Lower Hutt. Takai Here Tāngata is the first housing development driven by an innovative housing partnership between Hutt City Council, ... More >>

Council Begins Gambling Consultation

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 11:14 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council is reviewing the use of pokies machines across Te Awa Kairangi as part of its wider vision to create a city of thriving communities. A range of options for regulating and administering the number of gaming machines and venues ... More >>

Central Ward By-election Result

Friday, 24 September 2021, 1:26 pm | Hutt City Council

Preliminary results from Hutt City Council’s Central Ward by-election reveal that Glenda Barratt is the likely front runner to be the city’s new Central Ward councillor. The result is close with only a small number of votes separating Ms Barratt from ... More >>

Council Climate Change Vote Sends A Message To The World

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 3:56 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has voted in favour of signing up to the Race to Zero climate initiative, joining more than 730 cities around the world that have publicly committed to reducing carbon emissions. Race to Zero, a global campaign run by the COP26 Presidency ... More >>

Cross Valley Connections Programme Business Case Approved

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 8:56 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry is pleased the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Board has approved the programme business case for the Cross Valley Connections project - a more resilient, higher capacity multi modal transport link that will connect ... More >>

Have Your Say On Hutt’s Transport Future

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 1:58 pm | Hutt City Council

A short survey asking residents what affects their choice of transport around Lower Hutt will help inform the development of the draft Integrated Transport Strategy, due for release in December. The survey follows on from a May 2021 survey that looked ... More >>

Community working together to build long term resilience

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 10:10 am | Hutt City Council

Community organisations have been working together since the lockdown making sure Lower Hutt whānau have been able to get quick access to support initiatives. More >>

Demolition of Naenae Pool to ramp up with preparatory work

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 2:31 pm | Hutt City Council

Preparatory demolition work has started on Naenae Pool, the first major physical milestone of the rebuild of the facility. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says seeing demolition workers on site marks massive progress for the community and takes us ... More >>

Hutt City Council Services At Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 5:15 pm | Hutt City Council

With Lower Hutt moving to Alert Level 2 at 11:59pm tonight, there will be some changes to how Council services and facilities will run. Many facilities will re-open with additional health and safety measures in place, in accordance with the Government’s ... More >>