Government funding confirmed for resilience projects in Lower Hutt
Hutt City Council has secured $8.36M from the Government’s Better off Fund.
Walter Mildenhall Park – trees to be removed
As progress continues on the new Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre, work will begin later this week to remove several at risk large trees in Walter Mildenhall Park. They will be replaced with younger healthy native species once the project is further progressed.
Revised costs for Tupua Horo Nuku seawall and shared path project
Hutt City Council has received revised cost estimates for the Tupua Horo Nuku project showing that the new seawalls and shared path will cost a total of $79 million to complete.
Hutt City Council joins the Welcoming Communities programme
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is pleased to announce Hutt City Council among the latest group of councils to join the Welcoming Communities programme.
Hutt City Council supports lowering the voting age to 16
Hutt City Council voted on Tuesday to endorse the Make It 16 campaign to lower the voting age in New Zealand to 16 for local and central government elections. The Government recently announced it will introduce a Bill to Parliament lowering the voting age, and Council’s decision supports that.
Hutt City Council celebrates progress in 2021-22 Annual Report
Yesterday Hutt City Council formally adopted its 2021-22 Group Annual Report, which highlights progress in key areas despite a challenging year.
Psychedelic: Rock Posters of the 1960s at The Dowse
JEFFERSON AIRPLANE – FRANK ZAPPA – THE GRATEFUL DEAD – THE DOORS These are just a few of the iconic names that graced the mind-bending rock posters plastered across San Francisco at the height of the psychedelic era. Now, over half a century later these very posters are on display at The Dowse Arts Museum in Lower Hutt, in the only collection of its kind in Aotearoa.
Hutt City Council and East by West Ferries call for caution to Days Bay Wharf jumpers
Hutt City Council and East by West Ferries are increasingly concerned about dangerous behaviour where the ferry docks on the northern side of Days Bay Wharf.
New Lower Hutt Jobs and Skills Hub key to RiverLink delivery
The Government has announced a new Jobs and Skills Hub will be opened in central Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai (Lower Hutt) to help connect local communities with the thousands of new jobs predicted to be created out of local projects like RiverLink over the next decade.
Lower Hutt Mayor and Councillors officially sworn in
Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry, Deputy Mayor Tui Lewis and councillors were officially sworn into office at council’s inaugural meeting yesterday.
Quality of Life Survey results for Lower Hutt
A nationwide survey on quality of life within urban areas indicates that Lower Hutt residents have a relatively high quality of life compared to many other cities in New Zealand.
RiverLink gets green light for RFP release
RiverLink, a transformational set of projects for Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai - Lower Hutt, is one step closer to construction, as the programme is given the green light to release its Request for Proposal (RFP) to market and begin the procurement process for selecting an Alliance partner to deliver the programme.