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Local Businesses Encouraged To Be Part Of Naenae Pool Build

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 10:31 am | Hutt City Council

Local Hutt Valley businesses are encouraged to express interest in being part of the Naenae Pool rebuild, to benefit from a slice of up to $68 million being invested in the project. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says investing to rebuild the Naenae ... More >>

Waiwhetū Stream Sewage Discharge

Monday, 19 July 2021, 12:08 pm | Hutt City Council

Extreme rainfall in Lower Hutt over the weekend has caused untreated sewage from the Hinemoa Street and Malone Road pumping stations to flow into the stream. The discharges happened in the vicinity of Hinemoa Street, Waiwhetū. The discharges ... More >>

Hutt City Council Closing Riverbank Carpark

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 5:38 pm | Hutt City Council

The Riverbank carpark in Lower Hutt is experiencing flooding due to the heavy downpour of rain in the area. Around 20 vehicles are parked in the carpark and the owners are being asked to urgently remove them due to concerns that flood levels will further ... More >>

Twelve Nominations For Central Ward By-election

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 1:02 pm | Hutt City Council

Nominations for the Hutt City Council by-election closed at noon today (15 July 2021) with twelve candidates putting forward their names to fill the vacant Central Ward seat. The candidates are: Glenda Barratt - Independent Phil Caswell Henry Clayton ... More >>

Central Ward Lower Hutt Councillor Resignation Received

Monday, 14 June 2021, 1:46 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council Chief Executive Jo Miller has today received a letter of resignation from Councillor David Bassett effective immediately. In accordance with the Local Government Act, resignation by a member takes effect on the day notice is given to ... More >>

Wainuiomata First Off The Blocks In City-wide Flood Mapping Project

Friday, 11 June 2021, 3:57 pm | Hutt City Council

People in Wainuiomata will soon be able to view completed stormwater flood hazard maps of their suburb, as part of the most comprehensive flood mapping programme in Lower Hutt’s history. The maps, created by Wellington Water Ltd on behalf of Hutt ... More >>

Hutt City Council Agrees On Bold And Ambitious 10 Year Plan

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 11:58 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has unanimously agreed to more than double its capital investment as part of its 10 year plan to front up to some of the biggest challenges facing the city. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says the 10 year plan is about investing ... More >>

Council And Kōkiri Marae Team Up To Deliver Social Services In Naenae Town Centre

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 9:00 am | Hutt City Council

A partnership between Hutt City Council and Kōkiri Marae will see essential community services delivered to the Naenae community from a new base in the town centre. Kōkiri Marae provides social services with a holistic approach encompassing education, health ... More >>

Local Partnership Tackles Housing Crisis

Friday, 28 May 2021, 10:44 am | Hutt City Council

Takai Here Tāngata has been announced as the name of the first housing development driven by an innovative housing partnership between Hutt City Council, Kahungunu Whānau Services, Te Rūnanganui o Te Āti Awa, and Council-controlled organisation ... More >>

Author Launches Seven Stories To Celebrate Sāmoan Language Week

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 2:50 pm | Hutt City Council

A Lower Hutt children’s author will kick off Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa (Sāmoan Language Week) by launching seven stories in one hit. Sāmoan author and Pasifika education advocate Dahlia Malaeulu’s Mila's My Aganu'u series of books is the first ... More >>

Hutt City Council To Apply To Become Living Wage Accredited Employer

Monday, 24 May 2021, 4:47 pm | Hutt City Council

This afternoon Hutt City Council has voted to apply to become a Living Wage accredited employer, as part of its deliberations on the upcoming 2021-2031 Long Term Plan. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says today’s decision will complete Council’s ... More >>

Council Confirms Prices For New Kerbside Rubbish And Recycling Service

Monday, 17 May 2021, 4:59 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has released the prices for its new rubbish and recycling collection service commencing 1 July 2021 which are in line with the indicative prices provided during the consultation process for the service. The only change is a proposed reduction ... More >>

Let's Talk Transport: Hutt City Council Invites Community Feedback On Transport Experience Across Lower Hutt

Monday, 17 May 2021, 9:00 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council invites the community to take part in a survey that will inform the future of transport in Lower Hutt, and guide decision making in the years ahead. The survey is part of the council’s work to develop an integrated transport strategy ... More >>

Lower Hutt’s First Dog Park Opens To Public

Saturday, 15 May 2021, 4:02 pm | Hutt City Council

This morning Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry officially opened the Les Dalton Dog Park to the public, and was joined by a contingent of about 500 people and their dogs for the city’s first Dog Day Out. Campbell Barry said the opening of the dog ... More >>

New Rubbish And Recycling Bins Delivered To Lower Hutt Residents From This Week

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 12:27 pm | Hutt City Council

The first of Lower Hutt’s new rubbish and recycling bins are being delivered to residents this week ahead of the upgraded kerbside rubbish and recycling service starting 1 July. Approximately 120,000 wheelie bins for rubbish and recycling, and ... More >>

Days Bay Wharf Is Back And Better Than Ever

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 11:21 am | Hutt City Council

A two-year refurbishment of Days Bay Wharf that will extend its life for at least another 50 years is now complete. A celebration to mark the completion of the work will be held at the wharf this Friday 7 May from 11am. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell ... More >>

Council Kicks Off Engagement To Take Action On Climate Change

Friday, 30 April 2021, 4:48 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has kicked off its first targeted engagement event to support a collaborative and ambitious approach to tackling climate change in our city. A youth workshop held on Monday was the first in a series of public engagements as ... More >>

Help At Hand For Those Wanting To Protect Indigenous Biodiversity On Their Land

Friday, 30 April 2021, 10:44 am | Hutt City Council

Financial support is now available to property owners wanting to protect and improve indigenous plant and animal habitats on their land. Last year, council put aside $450,000 over three years to help landowners with activities ranging from weed and ... More >>

Hutt City Council Welcomes Review Of Local Government Sector

Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:57 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council and the Dowse Art Museum today hosted the Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta for her announcement of a review into the future of local government. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has welcomed the review, saying it will support work ... More >>

Feedback Sought On New Design For Wainuiomata Streetscape

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 4:23 pm | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has announced that Hutt City Council is seeking community feedback on different elements of a new design for Wainuiomata’s Town Centre. "The design we are consulting on is a result of collaboration with Love ... More >>