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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 >>

Work to get underway on Lower Hutt’s libraries

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 2:29 pm | Hutt City Council

A programme of work will soon be underway to repair and refurbish five of Hutt City Council’s libraries. More >>

Hutt City Council retains strong AA long-term credit rating

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 5:04 pm | Hutt City Council

The international credit-rating agency Standard & Poor’s has reaffirmed Hutt City Council’s AA long-term rating with a stable outlook. In its report , Standard & Poor’s says: - "Council’s large capital programme and borrowing levels ... More >>

Hutt City Council Services At Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 4:03 pm | Hutt City Council

Council continues to have good systems in place to ensure our residents and staff are safe as we prepare for the shift to Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm tonight (Tuesday 31 August). While our facilities can’t reopen yet, some services can recommence. ... More >>

Central Ward By-election Extended To 24 September 2021

Friday, 27 August 2021, 6:45 pm | Hutt City Council

Wellington is currently in Alert Level 4 and today the Prime Minister announced this will continue until 11.59pm on Tuesday 31 August at which time Wellington will move to Alert Level 3. Due to the current Alert Level Hutt City Council’s Electoral ... More >>

Community invited to salvage a piece of Naenae Pool history

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 3:12 pm | Hutt City Council

The demolition of the old Naenae Olympic Pool is soon to get underway - pending lockdown restrictions - and Hutt City Council is inviting the community to own a piece of local history. As the Naenae Pool rebuild and redevelopment of the town ... More >>

Hutt City Council glass recycling services to resume

Friday, 20 August 2021, 3:39 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has confirmed that from Monday 23 August, residents will be able to put out their glass recycling crates for collection. Last year during lockdown Hutt City Council was one of the few councils in the region to provide for glass ... More >>

Hutt City Council has closed all Council-operated facilities

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 11:33 am | Hutt City Council

Following New Zealand moving to Alert Level 4 from 11.59pm last night Hutt City Council has closed all Council-owned facilities. Council will continue to deliver the following services during Alert Level 4: -water -waste water -street cleaning -traffic management ... More >>

Mayor Honours Past And Present Residents For Their Outstanding Contributions

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 11:05 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has last night conferred two Mayoral Citations and three Mayoral Certificates of Appreciation awards on to four local past and present residents. - Dame Catherine Healy received a Mayoral Citation for Community Services. ... More >>

Hutt City Council Publishes Organisational Carbon Reduction Plan

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 9:16 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has published the first interim carbon reduction plan for the organisation - Mahere Hukihuki Whakaiti Waro me te Manawaroa ā-Āhuarangi mō Te Kaunihera o Te Awa Kairangi Interim Carbon Reduction and Climate Resilience Plan ... More >>

Hutt City Council Reaches Agreement On Events Centre And Sebel Hotel

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 5:55 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has today released a revised agreement which confirms the continued operation of the Lower Hutt Events Centre, and importantly, the completion of the hotel in Lower Hutt’s CBD. In 2015 Hutt City Council entered into a commercial ... More >>

Temporary Facilities Closures Due To Toxic Mould

Friday, 30 July 2021, 10:51 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council Chief Executive Jo Miller has temporarily closed the Hardwick Smith Lounge in Belmont and the first floor of the Petone Library building due to the health and safety risk to staff and users from toxic mould. The Petone Library ... More >>