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Press releases, news stories, media releases from the Mayor and all the latest news from Hutt City Council.

New Anzac Lawn and redeveloped Cenotaph for 2015

Lower Hutt is on track to opening a new Anzac Lawn and expand the Cenotaph area in time for Anzac Day celebrations in 2015, following the City Development Committee meeting late last week. The fina...

Manager named for new Taita Sport & Recreation Centre

Hutt City Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Lesley Slieker as Manager of the Taita Sport & Recreation Centre. The Manager job is a new role because the Centre is currently being...

Indoor Cricket World Cup kicks off this weekend

Hutt Indoor Sports Centre at Hutt Park is set to host around 350 players from seven countries for the 2014 Indoor Cricket World Cup.

Locals love first ever Hutt City Discovery Day

Over 650 people descended on Dowse Square on Sunday to enjoy the free family entertainment and sausage sizzle as part of Hutt City Discovery Day. The square was the epicentre of the Hutt City...

Scholarships open for secondary and tertiary students

Hutt City Council is seeking applications for four scholarships that benefit secondary and tertiary students. The scholarships are: Pacific Island scholarship – closes 30 October Wainuiomata High...

Kids’ route to school brighter thanks to art project

Students walking to and from Fernlea School in Wainuiomata now have a much more attractive route, thanks to an ‘Adopt a Spot’ project with local mural artist Dan Mills.  Dan and the students worked...

Funding grants open for community projects

Hutt City Council has two community funds open and is seeking applications, for the: Community Engagement Fund  (closes 30 October 2014), and Events Support Fund (open year-round). The Community...

The Lion King vs Up: cast your vote for Films by Starlight

This summer, Hutt City Council will show outdoor movies at four locations across Hutt City. Every week during October we’ll be polling people on our Facebook page t...

First 3D printing lecture a sell-out success: two to come

Wednesday’s 3D printing lecture about making and manufacturing was so popular that people were turned away at the door. There are two more lectures to come on the next two Wednesdays; both lectures...

1900 Hutt kids to have a ball with free Lions rugby tickets

In a couple of weeks 1900 kids and their parents from Lower Hutt will watch the rugby at Westpac Stadium in Wellington – for a large number, this will be a new experience. James Te Puni, CEO of...

Calling for entries to ReTree Festival

ReTree Festival, a Recycled and Crafted Christmas Tree Exhibition

Don’t miss Hutt City’s Discovery Day

Whether you’re arty, sporty and young or old there’s something for everybody at Hutt City’s family friendly Discovery Day event.

Watershed plan for the city, says Mayor Wallace

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace has described Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan, confirmed yesterday, as a “watershed” for the city.

More than 600 submissions received and counting

People wanting to talk to the mayor and councillors about their Draft Annual Plan submission are encouraged to act quickly.

Sun shines bright on beach clean up

Sixty volunteers spent Saturday afternoon picking up rubbish and building sandcastles on Petone Beach as part of a Seaweek event sponsored by Hutt City Council.

Moving our city forward

The decision was made late last year in consultation with many existing hall users to replace the Town and Horticultural Halls with a single, multi-purpose community venue.

Trail's Appeal Catches On

The secret is out among out-of-town and overseas cycling enthusiasts.

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