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Boulcott development application back on the Council agenda

Hutt City Council will consider whether to accept or reject the plan change application for a development on part of the Boulcott Golf Course at a meeting on 28 January 2015. This follows a delay i...

Toxic Algae warning for Hutt River

Dog owners and river users are being told to watch out for toxic algae. Greater Wellington Regional Council, Regional Public Health and Hutt City Council are urging you to protect yourself and your...

Public welcome at throwing event with Valerie Adams

This Saturday, world champion and Olympic gold medallist Valerie Adams will join other well-known shot put, discus and hammer throwers at a day-long public event in Lower Hutt. The event, which is...

David Bowie to be seen in Eastbourne this weekend

This Saturday night join David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly on the big screen in Eastbourne when Hutt City Council plays 80s classic film Labyrinth. Relive the tights, the riddles – the mega winged...

Ghostbusters in Wainuiomata tonight cancelled

Ghostbusters, which was planned to show at Queen Street Reserve in Wainuiomata tonight has been cancelled owing to high wind.  This decision was made at 8pm by the events team in the interests of...

Rimutaka Cycle Trail one of Lonely Planet's hottest for 2015

The hugely popular global travel publishers Lonely Planet have just named the Rimutaka Cycle Trail as one of the world’s hottest new travel experiences for 2015. 

Paranormal activities on the rise in Wainuiomata

This Saturday night Hutt City Council is playing Ghostbusters (the original) for free in Queen Street Reserve, Wainuiomata. The 1984 cult classic, well-known for its special effects and comedy, tel...

Walk among the stars with Hutt City Libraries

New Zealand offers some of the best views of the night sky, and Hutt City Libraries is giving budding stargazers the chance to view the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds like never before. Hariti...

Registrations now open for Bike the Trail 2015

People can now sign up online for Bike the Trail 2015 – the hugely popular family-friendly biking event along the Hutt River Trail. The event usually sees more than 1000 people of all ages riding t...

GWRC 'scaremongering' over Hutt City water

Hutt City Mayor, Ray Wallace “utterly refutes” suggestions by the Local Government Commission and Greater Wellington Regional Council that a supercity is needed to deal with renewal work on the Hutt's ...

Major milestone in Wellington’s history celebrated

Celebrations on Monday 19 January (Wellington Anniversary Day) will mark 175 years since the first British immigrants arrived at Pito-one’s (Petone) shores in large numbers. To commemorate, Hutt Ci...

Summer in the Hutt is here!

Hutt City Council is celebrating the warmer weather with three months of summertime activities and events for its Summer in the Hutt campaign. From January until the end of March, Summer in the Hut...

Use a bit less water, make a big difference this summer

Media release from Wellington Water As summer heats up and river levels drop, Wellington Water is calling on households to make small changes in the garden and around home in order to keep water us...

Wellington region says “no” to amalgamation

A new survey shows the great majority of residents do not support the amalgamation of councils in the greater Wellington region.

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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