Ngā Ekenga Making Progress: Hutt City Council’s draft Annual Plan open for engagement
Today Hutt City Council released its draft Annual Plan 2022-23, Ngā Ekenga Making Progress, for public engagement.
Hutt City Council seeks feedback on new transport strategy
Today Hutt City Council launched an engagement survey on the draft of its Integrated Transport Strategy. The strategy, which has been developed based on prior community engagement, will set the overall vision and direction for future transport developments in Lower Hutt.
Hutt City Council to lift requirement for vaccine passes at facilities
Hutt City Council has said today that in line with the recent Government announcement, vaccination passes will not be required at its facilities from 5 April 2022.
Council taking action to improve consenting timeframes
Lower Hutt, like many places across the country, is experiencing high population growth. This has resulted in a significant increase in housing development across the city, and with it, a rise in the number of consents.
Pathway to achieving net zero emissions in Lower Hutt launched
Today marks the launch of the Lower Hutt Climate Action Pathway Te Ara Whakamua o Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai, entitled ‘Our race against time Ka whati te tai, ka pao te tōrea!’, with the target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Council asks residents: “Water your thoughts” about Government’s water reforms
Today Hutt City Council launched an engagement survey on the Government’s proposed three waters reforms.
Have your say on government’s housing intensification changes in Lower Hutt
Public consultation will commence in late March on parts of Lower Hutt’s District Plan affected by new legislation requiring councils to allow higher and denser housing construction.
Te Huringa o Papatūānuku for Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade
On Friday 18 February at 7:30am Konga Reriti, along with other representatives from Te Āti Awa Taranaki Whānui, lead the Te Huringa o Papatūānuku for Wainuiomata Town Centre Upgrade to bless the space before work begins in March.
Mana Whenua and local leaders urge visitors to respect locals and their property
Iwi, Marae, and Wainuiomata community leaders have a simple message for protestors across the Wellington region – “show some respect and let us be!”
Wainuiomata Cleanfill step nearer to permanent closure
Hutt City Council is progressing the closure of the Wainuiomata Cleanfill site by June 2022.
Civic Honours Awards
The Civic Honours are our city’s Awards to celebrate outstanding volunteers in our community, by recognising their service to others.
Tupua narrative shared with Eastern Bays Shared Path
Minister of Transport Hon. Michael Wood, Mayor of Lower Hutt Campbell Barry, and mana whenua representatives from Taranaki Whānui, and Ngāti Toa have celebrated the gifting of a name and cultural narrative to the Eastern Bays Shared Path project.