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More Zoom For New Naenae Pool

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 6:21 pm | Hutt City Council

The new Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre is getting double the zoom with the addition of a second zoom tube. It’ll also have more flexibility with the inclusion of a second moveable bulkhead. Both additions have been approved to be included into the ... More >>

Dawn Huringa Nuku Blessing For The New Naenae Pool

Friday, 17 June 2022, 10:28 am | Hutt City Council

Today the old Naenae Pool is put to rest as a dawn blessing clears the way for construction to start on the new state-of-the-art aquatic and fitness centre. The site of the new $68 million Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre was blessed in a Huringa Nuku lead ... More >>

Residents Share Their Views On Implementing Government’s New Housing Rules

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 10:11 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt residents have provided feedback on how to implement the Government’s new requirements to enable higher and denser housing across the city, advocating for minimum standards for landscaping and a requirement for developers to contribute ... More >>

Hutt City Council Vacancy To Remain Until October Elections

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 6:15 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Councillors voted at their Council meeting today to leave a vacant Councillor position unfilled for the remainder of the current triennium. A new Council will be elected at the local body elections on 8 October 2022. The vacancy was created ... More >>

Hutt City Council Publishes Strategy For A Less Congested City

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 11:31 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has signed off on Whiria te muka tangata, whārikihia te Kaupapa, our Integrated Transport Strategy (ITS) setting out the city’s vision and direction for future transport developments. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says that signing ... More >>

Hutt City Councillor Shazly Rasheed Resignation

Friday, 27 May 2022, 12:34 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council Chief Executive Jo Miller has today received a letter of resignation from Cr Shazly Rasheed, effective immediately. In accordance with the Local Government Act 2002, resignation by a member takes effect on the day notice is given to the ... More >>

Consultation On Eastern Bays Speed Review

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 4:06 pm | Hutt City Council

Today Hutt City Council launched an engagement on the speed review for Marine Drive, around the Eastern Bays in Lower Hutt. As part of the consent conditions under the Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays shared path project, Hutt City Council is required to ... More >>

Wainuiomata Cleanfill Closure Complete

Monday, 23 May 2022, 10:10 am | Hutt City Council

The final stages of the Wainuiomata Cleanfill closure are now complete and the site is closed. Remediation work has been underway for some time, with planting on some sections of the Cleanfill already complete. Further planting will be undertaken later ... More >>

Mayor Alarmed By Hutt Hospital News

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 2:02 pm | Hutt City Council

Mayor Campbell Barry is alarmed by news today that Hutt Hospital’s main Heretaunga Block has seismic issues. The Heretaunga Block houses 79 per cent of the beds at the Hospital, and makes up 25 per cent of the overall hospital bed capacity in the ... More >>

Lower Hutt Business Incubator Returns To Boost New Start Ups

Monday, 9 May 2022, 9:44 am | Hutt City Council

Applications are now open for a business incubator programme giving local entrepreneurs a step up to make it in the business world. Hutt City Council is offering placements for businesses in The Settlement Start Ups incubator programme that provides wrap ... More >>

Award Shows Fraser Park Continues To Deliver For Hutt’s Cricket Community

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 4:40 pm | Hutt City Council

Fraser Park has been awarded Cricket Wellington’s ‘Ground of the Year’ for the 2021-22 season. Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says the award shows Fraser Park continues to be a top-quality sports facility for Lower Hutt and the region. "While ... More >>

Major Hutt City Council Infrastructure Proposal Clears Another Hurdle

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 7:06 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s application to the Government’s Infrastructure Acceleration Fund (IAF) has progressed to the final negotiation stage, taking us a step closer to addressing major infrastructure challenges in the city centre. Central Government ... More >>

"Water Your Thoughts?": Key Findings From Council’s Engagement On Government’s Water Reforms Shared

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 4:47 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has shared key findings from the recent community engagement survey on the Government’s proposed three waters reforms. In April residents were asked to share their thoughts on three areas: impact of reforms on water infrastructure, ... More >>

Play In The Hutt Movement Wins Recreation Award

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 10:02 am | Hutt City Council

Play in the Hutt has received the Outstanding Project award at the 2020/21 Recreation Aotearoa Awards . The award confirms Play in the Hutt is an example of an exceptional recreation programme and recognises the role that play has in improving the wellbeing ... More >>

Ngā Ekenga Making Progress: Hutt City Council’s Draft Annual Plan Open For Engagement

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:43 am | Hutt City Council

Today Hutt City Council released its draft Annual Plan 2022-23, Ngā Ekenga Making Progress, for public engagement. "When we adopted our bold and ambitious 10-Year Plan last year, our community told us that we need to front up to the challenges ... More >>

Hutt City Council Seeks Feedback On New Transport Strategy

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 4:05 pm | Hutt City Council

Today Hutt City Council launched an engagement survey on the draft of its Integrated Transport Strategy. The strategy, which has been developed based on prior community engagement, will set the overall vision and direction for future transport developments ... More >>

Hutt City Council To Lift Requirement For Vaccine Passes At Facilities

Monday, 28 March 2022, 7:41 pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has said today that in line with the recent Government announcement, vaccination passes will not be required at its facilities from 5 April 2022. These changes are in addition to others that came into force at the weekend, including ... More >>

Hutt City Council Asks Residents: "Water Your Thoughts" About Government’s Water Reforms

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 12:34 pm | Hutt City Council

Today Hutt City Council launched an engagement survey on the Government’s proposed three waters reforms. Three waters services (drinking water, waste water, and storm water) are the responsibility of, and currently delivered by, individual councils ... More >>

Pathway To Achieving Net Zero Emissions In Lower Hutt Launched

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 9:48 am | Hutt City Council

Today marks the launch of the Lower Hutt Climate Action Pathway Te Ara Whakamua o Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai , entitled ‘ Our race against time Ka whati te tai, ka pao te tōrea! ’, with the target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. ... More >>

Have Your Say On Government’s Housing Intensification Changes In Lower Hutt

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 10:08 am | Hutt City Council

Public consultation will commence in late March on parts of Lower Hutt’s District Plan affected by new legislation requiring councils to allow higher and denser housing construction. More >>