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New cycle track for the Naenae community

This Friday Rata Street School’s new bike track will be opened.

New independent directors for Council CCOs

New independent directors have been appointed to the boards of Hutt City Council-Controlled-Organisations (CCOs) Seaview Marina Limited and Urban Plus ...

Progress made on living wage discussion in Lower Hutt

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is pleased his recommendation on the living wage was passed at last night’s full council ...

Colourful Chorus Cabinets in the Hutt

Everything from a kiwi and a ruru to sign language and a “fish out of water” will adorn seven high ...

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace to make living wage recommendation on Tuesday

At Tuesday’s full Hutt City Council meeting Mayor Ray Wallace will make a recommendation that Hutt City Council “supports in ...

Water warning for Waiwhetu Stream

Due to the extreme rainfall on Sunday 12 March 2017, untreated sewage from the Hinemoa Street sewage pumping station overflowed ...

Queensgate Mall update #4

Removal of the northeastern corner of the Queensgate Shopping Centre, Lower Hutt is complete.

Completion of indoor bowling green delayed

Quality assurance processes have detected a fabrication error with the steel frame covering the indoor green at the new regional ...

Should we have trading on Easter Sunday in Lower Hutt?

Hutt City Council is asking members of the community if trading on Easter Sunday should be allowed in Lower Hutt.

Hutt Science success recognised with Government funding

The success and great potential of Hutt Science’s after school activities and hands-on science in schools has been recognised with ...

Council proposes changes to financial strategy to continue citywide rejuvenation

On 21 February Hutt City Council met to discuss proposed projects, strategies and budgets to be included the 2017/18 Draft ...

Council's Chief Executive reappointed

Hutt City Council’s Chief Executive Tony Stallinger has been reappointed for a further two years.

Parkway Junior Playground ready for action 4 March

Children under five in Wainuiomata will be very happy with the re-opening of a local playground that has been given ...

Registrations now open for Hutt STEMM Festival 2017

The Hutt STEMM Festival, in its third year, educates, inspires and showcases Lower Hutt’s strengths in science, technology, engineering, mathematics ...

Drop-in session to share plans for new cycleway: 25 February

We love cycling here in the Hutt and on Saturday 25 February we want to share our plans for a ...

Apply now for community art support

Hutt City Council’s Creative Communities Funding Scheme has money to give groups and individuals running arts projects in Lower Hutt.

Largest NZ poster paste-up celebrates lower Korokoro Stream

The public are invited to join in what might be New Zealand's largest ever poster paste-up, to create a new ...

Hutt real food heroes inspire the next wave of food innovation

What happens when experienced real food heroes get together with a new batch of enthusiastic locals to work on our ...

Water Quality Tests

Update #5 (7 February 9pm)

Free event to celebrate cycling in the Hutt

This year’s Hutt City Go by Bike Day Breakfast will be bigger and brighter than ever.

Naenae Mural speaks for the community

Whanau, Aroha, Love and Community are some of the messages on a new mural in Naenae, which is one of ...

Test results all clear

Follow-up tests taken after a positive result from a water sample taken on Friday, show no e-coli in the water.

Chlorine added to water in Lower Hutt

People in Lower Hutt who normally receive unchlorinated drinking water may notice a slight smell and taste of chlorine in ...

Drone Video project unites local musicians

More news from Common Ground: Hutt Public Art Festival

Common Ground Festival calling for samples of local groundwater for art installation

Common Ground: Hutt Public Art Festival is calling for samples from Lower Hutt residents of their local groundwater

Council's Pool and Water Safety Campaign

Be ‘Kid Cool’ around your pool is the message being promoted by Hutt City Council at summer events this year.

Fresh ideas for growing food in the Hutt Valley

More fresh and affordable food grown in the Hutt Valley is one of the ambitious goals of a special all-day ...

Pomare-Wingate Overbridge closed during quiet Christmas/New Year period

The Pomare-Wingate Overbridge will be closed for seismic strengthening from Monday 26 December to Sunday 8 January.

Update on Petone Wharf closure

Petone Wharf, closed since it sustained damage in the North Canterbury earthquake of 14 November, will remain closed until a ...

Lower Hutt students learn the science of goo and poo

A group of Naenae Intermediate School students have got in the poo – all in the interest of having fun ...

Queensgate Mall update #2

Hutt City Council has issued a warrant today that requires the Event Cinemas and car park building in the northeastern ...

Join the computer coding movement in December

Hutt City Libraries joins organisations from more than 180 countries from around the world to take part in the Hour ...

Monday 14 November: Tsunami and earthquake update

Earthquake and weather updates

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