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.
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.
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.
Libraries build on their inclusive offerings
Build Club, a new programme focussing on engaging neurodivergent children and their whānau using LEGO®, has just begun at the Wainuiomata Community Hub.
Naenae pool plans unveiled
Draft design plans for Naenae’s new Pool and Fitness Centre and been unveiled, giving locals their first opportunity to see what the new $68 million facility will look like.
Laying down strong foundations for future whānau
Construction of nineteen new homes is well underway in Taita, Lower Hutt for whānau, who are currently in housing stress.
It's Super Shot Saturday in Lower Hutt
We are joining forces with the rest of the country to bring Super Shot Saturday – New Zealand’s national day of action against COVID-19 – to Lower Hutt.
Former Naenae Post Office set to get second life as community centre
Hutt City Council has purchased the historic Naenae Post Office building at the centre of Hillary Court as part of plans to revitalise the Naenae town centre.
Central Ward by-election result
Preliminary results from Hutt City Council’s Central Ward by-election reveal that Glenda Barratt is the likely front runner to be the city’s new Central Ward councillor. The result is close with only a small number of votes separating Ms Barratt from Andrea Hilton.