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2018 media releases

Media releases and news from 2018
World Class Sports Centre for Lower Hutt

Sports leaders and sportspeople from the wider Wellington region have gathered to mark the ceremonial opening of the RICOH Sports ...

Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt ...

Wainuiomata Shared Path milestone

The seal has gone down and the bicycles are out on stage one of the Wainuiomata Shared Path.

Hutt City Council adopts zero carbon target

Hutt City Council voted to set itself a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 at ...

Mall announcement fantastic news for Wainuiomata

Countdown’s announcement that it has applied for resource consent to redevelop the Wainuiomata Shopping Centre and build new supermarket will ...

Hutt programme makes a difference to science education

Hutt Science is making a difference to science education in Lower Hutt.

Hutt City Council closes learners’ pool at Naenae

The learners’ pool at Naenae Swimming Pool has been closed to the public after an engineer’s report found the learners’ ...

Softball clubs catch on to pool passes for player of the day

Softball clubs around the Wellington region are catching on to “Go the H2O Player of the Day” certificates which come ...

Council listens to community to protect Lower Hutt’s biodiversity

Lower Hutt Councillors voted last night in favour of the Mayor’s recommendation to work more closely with landowners to protect ...

Statement of Clarification regarding media coverage on Sea Level Rise

Hutt City Council would like to correct and clarify some of the information which has recently appeared in the media ...

Emotional start to homelessness debate

Homelessness lies below the radar in Lower Hutt with women and their children paying a particularly grim price, Hutt City ...

Hutt Park Receives International Award

Hutt Park in Seaview has received international recognition for its outdoor spaces and is one of only twenty-three Green Flag® ...

Lower Hutt stands up against violence towards women

Hutt City Council is proud to be supporting the 2018 White Ribbon New Zealand campaign, in conjunction with the Hutt ...

Beltway Cycleway consultation opens today

Hutt City Council’s plan to change the way the city moves takes another step forward this month, with the next ...

Key milestone for Ricoh Sports Centre at Fraser Park

At the break of dawn this morning (Monday 12 November) Te Ātiawa led a ceremony to lay a mouri stone ...

Hutt City Council welcomes science, technology and innovation conference

From cutting-edge technology used in genetics to backyard trappers reversing declines in flora and fauna - the 2018 House of ...

Hutt’s Innovative Young Minds inspiring future generations of STEM professionals

A pioneering programme driven by the Hutt City Council and the local Rotary Club is changing the way young women ...

Decision on how residents are represented at Council

Hutt City Councillors have decided to keep the current way of electing councillors and how residents are represented by community ...

Wainuiomata town centre designated smokefree

Hutt City Council endorsed the recommendation from the Wainuiomata Community Board to designate Queen Street as smokefree.

Report shows investment in Taita is paying off

Many aspects of life in Taita are on the improve, especially for young people, according to analysis carried out to ...

Mayor welcomes thermal upgrade for more Hutt homes

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace has welcomed Housing New Zealand’s recent announcement to improve the thermal performance of a further ...

Let us help fund your next art project

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

Stokes Valley to trial new dog tag technology

The Lower Hutt suburb of Stokes Valley will be one of the first in the country to trial a new ...

Survey shows Lower Hutt is a great place to live

An increasing number of Lower Hutt residents rate their city as a great place to live.

Lower Hutt safer after quake-risk buildings brought up to spec

All buildings in Lower Hutt with unreinforced masonry parapets and façades, deemed an earthquake risk to public safety, have been ...

In-school yoga programme brings calm to classrooms

Some Lower Hutt schools have found that regular yoga sessions at school help pupils feel calmer and deal better with ...

Parking Changes in Lower Hutt's Civic Precinct

New car parking zones and restrictions around Lower Hutt’s new Events Centre and refurbished Town Hall will come into effect ...

Have your say on your city's future

Lower Hutt resident now have four weeks to have their say on how they elect their councillors and how they ...

Proposal to close Grounsell Crescent on-ramp

The New Zealand Transport Agency and Hutt City Council are proposing to permanently close a State Highway 2 on-ramp for ...

Lower Hutt company fined $37,500 for quake-prone building

A Lower Hutt company has been fined $37,500 for failing to complete earthquake strengthening of a residential building it owns ...

RiverLink geotechnical work gets underway

Next month, the RiverLink team will start investigations to better understand the geotechnical complexities of the Hutt Valley.

Lower Hutt Events Centre opening a success

Several thousand people turned out on Saturday to see and experience the new Lower Hutt Events Centre and refurbished Town ...

Local Teens attend international youth summit in Boston

Five rangatahi from Lower Hutt will join 150 other teens in Boston, Massachusetts for The Clubhouse Network’s 2018 Teen Summit ...

Lower Hutt Events Centre and Town Hall opening 14 July 2018

The wraps are off, the scaffolding is down and soon people will be able to see inside Lower Hutt’s new ...

Golf fundraiser helps address inequality for Lower Hutt kids

An annual charity golf tournament has helped fund more than 25,000 life-changing opportunities and experiences for hundreds of Lower Hutt ...

Consented discharge at Hinemoa Street

Due to the extreme rainfall between Sunday 8 July and Monday 9 July 2018, untreated sewage from the Hinemoa Street ...

Naenae Community Hub gets green light

Hutt City Council’s third community hub is due to open its doors in 2020.

Hutt City Council agrees priorities for Long Term Plan

Hutt City Council has agreed the priorities for its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan at a Community Plan Committee meeting, including ...

Published: 1 January 2018

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