Hutt City Council celebrates progress in 2020-21 Annual Report
Yesterday Hutt City Council unanimously adopted its 2020-21 Annual Report, which acknowledges progress made on key projects despite the ongoing challenge posed by the response to COVID-19.
No new pokie machines in Lower Hutt's future
In a unanimous decision yesterday, Hutt City Council introduced a sinking lid approach to pokie machines in the city, which means the number of pokies currently in Lower Hutt is the highest it will ever be.
Construction company appointed for Naenae Pool rebuild
Hutt City Council has engaged one of New Zealand’s leading pool builders for the rebuild of Naenae Pool.
My Vaccine Pass to be required at most Hutt City Council community facilities
From Friday 3 December, most Hutt City Council community facilities will require visitors to show their My Vaccine Pass as the city moves into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework. This will affect users of Council’s pools, gyms, libraries, museums, and hubs.
Lower Hutt Jobs Forum Tackles Skills Shortage Ahead of Major Infrastructure Programme
Hutt City Council and the Wellington Institute of Technology Ltd (WelTec) last night hosted the business community to map out a pathway to fill jobs and train people ahead of a multi-billion-dollar investment programme over the next 10 years.
The hunt continues for Great Hutt Trees
The great Lower Hutt tree hunt is on. Council is inviting residents to nominate their favourite tree as part of its work on updating the District Plan.
Hutt City Council gains living wage accreditation
As Living Wage Week kicks off, Hutt City Council is proud to announce it has gained Living Wage accreditation, joining a growing list of 300 accredited Living Wage employers across New Zealand. Hutt City Council is just the third Council in New Zealand to gain Living Wage accreditation status.
Hutt City Council opposes Urban Development Bill in current form
Hutt City Council has expressed concerns about the Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters Bill in a submission to Parliament’s Environment Committee, saying it undermines progress made and planning done in Lower Hutt.
Lower Hutt CBD project one step closer to securing Government infrastructure funding
An application from Hutt City Council to the Government’s Infrastructure Acceleration Fund has been selected from over 200 applications to move to the next stage of submitting a Request for Proposal.
Partnership approach will deliver harbourside path projects
Hutt City Council has approved next steps for the Eastern Bays Shared Path, including exploring integration with Te Ara Tupua Alliance, the team delivering the Nga Uranga ki Pito-One (Ngauranga to Petone) section of Te Ara Tupua which is led by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.