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Hutt City Christmas set to be a cracker

The street flags are out, the posters are posted and we’re set to put the trees up for Hutt City’s cracker Christmas season. This year Christmas in the Hutt returns; it’s the region’s biggest...

Three important traffic bylaw changes

The Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2007 will come into effect on Tuesday 2 December after it was passed at a recent Council meeting. Of particular note are the following three matters the bylaw no...

School road patrollers receive their reward

Over the next two weeks more than one thousand of Hutt City’s school road patrollers will attend pool parties as a reward for the effort they’ve put in throughout the year. “These young people do a...

Hutt City Libraries joins global computer science movement

Hutt City Libraries, in conjunction with Victoria University and Sacred Heart College, are joining the global computer science movement by running an Hour of Code computer science session for children ...

Song and dance sorted for this year’s Christmas in the Hutt

Christmas in the Hutt is set to impress with big-name local acts, community groups, favourite radio hosts and more food and entertainment than you can shake a (hot-dog) stick at. The event on...

Defence Bomb Disposal Exercises in Seaview

The New Zealand Defence Force has written to Council to advise they will soon be carrying out Defence bomb disposal exercises at Seaview Mobil. The exercises will run intermittently between 24 and ...

Stay safe this summer with Safe Hutt Valley

Safe Hutt Valley has launched a new website just in time for the summer season.

Last chance to sign up for Hutt City Tri

People wanting to sign up for Hutt City Tri need to move fast to avoid the late fee that will be applied after Wednesday 19 November. The event, on Sunday 23 November in Naenae is often touted as a...

Hutt to host ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy this Sunday

Lucky Hutt City locals have a chance to see the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy this Sunday when it visits Petone. The trophy will be at Petone Recreation Ground from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday, 16...

Views Sought on Residential Growth for Epuni, Waterloo and CBD Edge

Hutt City Council is interested in the views of the community regarding how residential growth should be developed in Epuni, Waterloo and the CBD edge.

Temporary closure of Kingsley Street walk and cycle track

There is a temporary closure to the Kingsley Street walk and cycle track in Stokes Valley, due to earthworks as part of the ongoing development of Silverstream Landfill.

Retired uniforms given new lease on life in upcycled children’s clothing range

Pre-loved business apparel is being used to create an innovative and environmentally responsible new range of children’s clothing in Lower Hutt.

Stay safe in Hutt City this Guy Fawkes

With Guy Fawkes upon us, Hutt City Council is reminding residents to exercise caution when enjoying fireworks celebrations and to observe liquor ban notices in place.

Watershed plan for the city, says Mayor Wallace

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace has described Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan, confirmed yesterday, as a “watershed” for the city.

More than 600 submissions received and counting

People wanting to talk to the mayor and councillors about their Draft Annual Plan submission are encouraged to act quickly.

Sun shines bright on beach clean up

Sixty volunteers spent Saturday afternoon picking up rubbish and building sandcastles on Petone Beach as part of a Seaweek event sponsored by Hutt City Council.

Moving our city forward

The decision was made late last year in consultation with many existing hall users to replace the Town and Horticultural Halls with a single, multi-purpose community venue.

Trail's Appeal Catches On

The secret is out among out-of-town and overseas cycling enthusiasts.

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