Celebrating the progress of Naenae Pool construction
Construction of the new Naenae Pool & Fitness Centre has made immense progress this year.
Petone Recreation Ground Grandstand assessed as Earthquake Prone
Hutt City Council advises the grandstand and function room at the Petone Recreation Ground will remain closed following confirmation the structure is an Earthquake-Prone Building under the Building Act 2004.
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.
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.
Community invited to contribute to artwork for Naenae Pool
The lead artist for Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai Lower Hutt’s Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre has been announced as Kairāranga - weaver Matthew McIntyre Wilson, Taranaki iwi, who will co-create a large-scale artwork with the community which will be woven into the fabric of the new building.
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.
Get to the know the team: Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson has been with Apollo Projects for six years and as Project Manager, Mark has the important role of overseeing everything, from organising sub-contractors through to reporting to Council.
Hutt City Council annual plan about striking the right balance
Mayor Campbell Barry says Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan 2023-24 is all about striking the right balance.
Hutt City Council and Wellington Water to release Point Howard slip report in early April
Hutt City Council and Wellington Water are working together to prepare a joint report that looks at the events leading up to the recent slip in Point Howard.
Local manufacturing alive and well in the Wellington region
In early February, members of the project team travelled to Levin to visit the site of two factories where structural parts of the Naenae Pool and Fitness Centre are being made.