Celebrating the progress of Naenae Pool construction
Construction of the new Naenae Pool & Fitness Centre has made immense progress this year.
Hutt City Council decisions on water infrastructure show urgent reform is needed
Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry says decisions Hutt City Council have made on water infrastructure funding show urgent reform is needed.
Tupua Horo Nuku funding approved as first completed section opens to public
Hutt City Council is thrilled to announce the last piece of the jigsaw has fallen into place with additional government funding of $15 million confirmed for Tupua Horo Nuku, the new seawall and shared pathway covering a 4.4km stretch of Marine Drive between Ngau Matau (Point Howard) and Eastbourne.
Let us know what you think about proposed new chipping and snipping requirements for domestic cats
We love our feline friends, but there’s no denying the harm they cause to wildlife and the growing feral cat numbers across Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai Lower Hutt.
Hutt City Council votes to accept independent recommendations on housing intensification
Hutt City Council has today voted unanimously for government-mandated changes to allow higher and denser housing, particularly around transport hubs.
Your thoughts needed on walking and cycling routes for Taitā and Avalon
The proposed Taitā and Avalon Community Connections project will connect residents and schools with the heart of their communities, and improve the experience of walkers and cyclists, by providing safer transport options that are good for us and our environment.
Have your say on regional plan to reduce waste
The Wellington Region Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2023-2029 (WMMP) is all about readying our region for a more environmentally sustainable future, and public feedback is a vital part of the process.
The story of Te Rū - a deep underground boring machine
Whole ancient totara logs buried beneath Randwick Rd have been bored right through to get a new wastewater pipe from the Barber Grove pumping station to the Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant.
We’re thinking Long Term, Lower Hutt!
We’ve done some early thinking about what the next Long Term Plan (LTP) should cover, and we need your help to know if we’re on the right track.
Lower emissions a big opportunity for Lower Hutt
A new report sharing Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai / Lower Hutt’s greenhouse gas emissions between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022 shows a decrease in carbon emissions across the city.
Choosing the right trees for the right spaces
Two species of pōhutukawa outside Serenade Café on Jackson Street are to be replaced as part of Hutt City Council’s winter planting programme. Fans of the quintessential Aotearoa New Zealand Christmas tree will be pleased to hear the trees will be replaced with another variety of pōhutukawa which is part of the Metrosideros family of trees. Hutt City Council’s contracts manager, Colin Lunn, says council staff noticed the trees were showing signs of decay and defoliation and could not be brought back to health.
Prime Minister visits new Naenae Pool construction site
The Prime Minister and MP for Remutaka Rt Hon Chris Hipkins visited the site of the new Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre in Lower Hutt this afternoon, where construction is progressing well and towering 16m concrete panels and 37m manufactured timber beams are now in place.