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Buzz Café wins ‘Sweet As’ Hutt’s Hot Chocolate Challenge

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Buzz Café wins ‘Sweet As’ Hutt’s Hot Chocolate Challenge

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Buzz Café wins ‘Sweet As’ Hutt’s Hot Chocolate Challenge Buzz Café at 101 High Street, Lower Hutt took out the title for the best hot chocolate with their ‘Hot and All that Jazz’ entry – featuringa slow simmered hot chocolate and a lolly bar to create your own […]

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Eastern Bays shared path public engagement

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Eastern Bays shared path public engagement

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Eastern Bays shared path public engagement The project team, made up of a wide range of disciplines, has developed a number of designs for the two path width options, including options to treat the more sensitive areas around the beaches. The proposed path runs on the seaward side […]

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Solar in schools saves $

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Solar in schools saves $

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Solar in schools saves $ Celebrating the saving, Pukeatua School Principal Mrs Jenni Adam says, “We were somewhat surprised about how much we saved when you consider the poor summer and winter we’ve had.  It just goes to show you how vital it is to have solar panels. […]

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Review of parking in Lower Hutt moves into second gear

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Review of parking in Lower Hutt moves into second gear

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Review of parking in Lower Hutt moves into second gear Parking policies are recognised internationally as doing much more than efficiently and safely managing parking and traffic flow in the mid-term. Council Divisional Manager Strategy and Planning Wendy Moore says: “done well, it can add to the local […]

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Transformation Taita wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Transformation Taita wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Transformation Taita wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award Transformation Taita was named as winner of the Fulton Hogan EXCELLENCE Award for Community Engagement – the category for a project or programme that has made a positive impact on the community and encouraged effective engagement and participation. Transformation Taita aims to […]

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Global recognition for project that improves the lives of kids in need

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Global recognition for project that improves the lives of kids in need

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Global recognition for project that improves the lives of kids in need Because of the North East Kids Initiative’s success, Council has been selected as a finalist, out of 300 entries from 70 countries, in the Beyond Sport Global Awards. This is the first ever New Zealand initiative to […]

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Healthy in the Hutt returns on 29 July

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Healthy in the Hutt returns on 29 July

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Healthy in the Hutt returns on 29 July In 2016 more than 3000 people visited Healthy in the Hutt, a mini expo designed to provide information on health, wellness and services to keep families warm and thriving throughout the year. It was a simple decision by the three […]

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HighLight to shine a light on Alzheimer’s this Labour weekend

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on HighLight to shine a light on Alzheimer’s this Labour weekend

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: HighLight to shine a light on Alzheimer’s this Labour weekend The sculpture is a web of vividly coloured orbs representing neurons in a human brain. When viewers touch the orbs, it sets off a sound and light display representing rapid-fire transmission of messages between neurons. It has previously […]

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Lower Hutt heats up for a “SWEET AS” Hot Chocolate Challenge

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lower Hutt heats up for a “SWEET AS” Hot Chocolate Challenge

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Lower Hutt heats up for a “SWEET AS” Hot Chocolate Challenge Hot chocolate lovers in the Wellington region will be salivating when New Zealand’s only hot chocolate challenge kicks off in Lower Hutt this month. The SWEET AS Hutt’s Hot Chocolate Challenge, into it’s third year, will see […]

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Council calls on disability community for help

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council calls on disability community for help

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Council calls on disability community for help It is calling on people with a lived experience of disability to consider applying for a place on a soon-to-be established Accessibility and Inclusiveness Advisory Group. The group will advise councillors on issues that directly impact the disability community such as […]

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Council welcomes announcement; remains committed to housing in Lower Hutt

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council welcomes announcement; remains committed to housing in Lower Hutt

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Council welcomes announcement; remains committed to housing in Lower Hutt “We’re experiencing significant population changes and we need to address the increasing demand for different types of housing,” says Mayor Wallace. “We need to provide families, the elderly and all of our most vulnerable residents, quality homes which […]

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Home Videos’ help explain Council business

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Home Videos’ help explain Council business

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Home Videos’ help explain Council business The short videos, called Home Videos, explain topics from understanding consents, to creating warmer and healthier homes, to tips on earthquake strengthening. The clips can be found on huttcity.govt.nz/video-library and other links throughout Council’s website; they are also shown on some of the […]

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Go Beyond the Page these school holidays

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Go Beyond the Page these school holidays

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Go Beyond the Page these school holidays Local children and youth are invited to journey through different aspects of storytelling, creating experiences for them to immerse themselves in the literary world, explore their own stories and express their creativity. Events include Te Reo Māori storytelling presented by Te […]

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Residential intensification survey results

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Residential intensification survey results

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Residential intensification survey results With an inadequate supply of greenfield land for new housing developments and an insufficient range of housing types for people at different stages of their lives, Hutt City Council has been exploring residential development options. As a result, it is proposing a number of […]

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Local businesses helping make Lower Hutt light spectacular extra special

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Local businesses helping make Lower Hutt light spectacular extra special

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Local businesses helping make Lower Hutt light spectacular extra special Coming this Labour Weekend in October, Highlight will transform Riddiford Garden in central Lower Hutt into a wonderland of brilliant light installations and live performances. Over four days visitors to the light festival can enjoy walking through the […]

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Reserves and Modernisation

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Reserves and Modernisation

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Reserves and Modernisation The pockets of land are on the beach front, Williams Park and a large block of land on the Eastern Hills. While this land has been operated as a reserve for many years, Reserves Planner Parks and Gardens Kelly Crandle says that declaring and classifying […]

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Lower Hutt Mayor calls on government to get behind region’s roading improvements

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lower Hutt Mayor calls on government to get behind region’s roading improvements

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Lower Hutt Mayor calls on government to get behind region’s roading improvements Mayor Wallace is calling on the Government to do all it can to get behind the Petone to Grenada Link Road. “NZTA tells us Petone to Grenada is important to the whole Wellington region. “It will […]

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Aquifer water back on tap for public

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Aquifer water back on tap for public

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Aquifer water back on tap for public Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace said he understood a solution had been developed for assuring safe water delivery at the Buick Street taps meaning they could be turned back on within the next week to 10 days. “This is great news […]

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Council to continue rejuvenation with 2017/18 Annual Plan

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council to continue rejuvenation with 2017/18 Annual Plan

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Council to continue rejuvenation with 2017/18 Annual Plan This follows consultation on the proposed Annual Plan, on which 1236 written submissions were received, and 87 submissions presented to Council in person. Almost 71 per cent of respondents agreed with Council continuing to invest in rejuvenation and infrastructure projects, […]

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NEPP gets the nod from Sport NZ

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on NEPP gets the nod from Sport NZ

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: NEPP gets the nod from Sport NZ Lower Hutt’s Northeast Pathways Project (NEPP) gained the Award which celebrates, promotes and encourages collaborative projects that will have a positive impact on the community and community sport. NEPP ties together seven schools in the Hutt Valley’s Taita, Stokes Valley and […]

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