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Keen interest in city's 2017-18 proposed Annual Plan

Nearly 600 submissions on the Council’s 2017-2018 Annual Plan have been received since the calling for submissions on 28 March. ...

Chlorination of Lower Hutt’s water supply to continue

The recent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s water supply is to continue while investigations into the source of recent positive E.coli ...

Eastbourne Marine Parade South made safer

New bollards will be positioned on the narrow section of Marine Parade, south Eastbourne between Hinau and Kauri Streets to ...

Celebrating women’s contributions in tech at Hutt STEMM Festival

The Hutt STEMM Festival returns 6-21 May with Hutt City Council and other local organisations preparing a wide array of ...

More services available from Council computers

Accessing Council services online just got better from Hutt City Council’s public computers.

Chlorine added to water in Lower Hutt

Update #7: The recent chlorination of Lower Hutt’s water supply is to continue while investigations into the source of recent ...

Anzac story still holds true for Mayor Ray Wallace

The Anzac values of commitment to country and to each other are as relevant today as they were on the ...

Planners, politicians must work together, says Hutt Mayor

Planners and politicians need to work together in the best interests of their communities in changing times, says Lower Hutt’s ...

Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall pipe repair

12 April 2017: Repair work to the outfall pipe has now been completed. Wellington Water expect that the diversion of ...

Hinemoa Street sewage pumping station

UPDATE 2: 7 April 2017 Due to the extreme rainfall on Wednesday 5 April 2017, heavily diluted waste water from the ...

Clear evidence needed to support changes to Council’s alcohol policy

The community is asked to provide clear evidence about the harm caused by alcohol abuse to support changes to the ...

Issues of Grave Concern

3 - 9 April is Cemeteries Week.

One hour free parking trial ends in central Lower Hutt

The one hour free parking trial in central Lower Hutt comes to an end this Sunday (2 April).

A better and brighter welcome to the CBD

Replacing an old and outdated but prominent sign in the Lower Hutt CBD with a new vibrant artwork will take ...

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 ...

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