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Residential intensification survey results

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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New parking policy to support Council’s rejuvenation strategies

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New parking policy to support Council’s rejuvenation strategies

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: New parking policy to support Council’s rejuvenation strategies Hutt City Council General Manager Strategic Services Kim Kelly says, the policy will be designed to support and complement Council’s blueprint of creating a prosperous and resilient city and liveable, high-quality urban environments. “Parking is central to a safe and […]

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Report on the future of Lower Hutt wharves released

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Report on the future of Lower Hutt wharves released

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Report on the future of Lower Hutt wharves released The recommendations will be considered by the Community Plan Committee on 8 June. The outcome of this meeting will determine the approach Council will commit to around the future of the four wharves. Key recommendations include refurbishing Petone Wharf […]

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Community Committees now Community Panels

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Community Committees now Community Panels

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Community Committees now Community Panels This change was endorsed by a full council meeting this week (23 May). Four Community Panels will be established in the Northern, Central, Eastern and Western Hills ward communities. Each panel will consist of up to five non-elected council members with ward councillors. The […]

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Fraser Park sport and community facility construction to begin

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Fraser Park sport and community facility construction to begin

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Fraser Park sport and community facility construction to begin Hutt City Council has endorsed a recommendation by the Hutt City Community Facilities Trust (CFT) to begin construction of new sport and recreation hub. Work will begin on site over the next four to six weeks. Completion of the […]

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Housing a key factor in city’s rejuvenation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Housing a key factor in city’s rejuvenation

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Housing a key factor in city’s rejuvenation Lower Hutt does not have enough land for new greenfield developments for new housing to sustain this growth or even satisfy demand from existing residents. So Council is proposing a number of changes to housing in existing urban areas, outlined in […]

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New Community Funding Strategy for City

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New Community Funding Strategy for City

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: New Community Funding Strategy for City Following community feedback in 2016, a new Community Funding Strategy was developed and presented to Council’s Community Services Committee meeting earlier in the month.  The new funding strategy targets funding to those who need it most. It is also intended to improve […]

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Former mayor honoured

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Former mayor honoured

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Former mayor honoured Mr Evans was Mayor from 1986 to 1995, serving three terms. He died on 24 August 2016 and was survived by his wife Barbara and three sons. A lawyer by profession, he practiced law until he was elected mayor in 1986. With a deep understanding […]

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Balanced approach to living wage at Hutt City Council

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Balanced approach to living wage at Hutt City Council

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Balanced approach to living wage at Hutt City Council At a full meeting last night, it was agreed Council will pay the living wage where it can be shown this is the most cost-effective way to provide a particular service. This is based on legal advice. Hutt City […]

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New bike track for Wainuiomata community

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New bike track for Wainuiomata community

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: New bike track for Wainuiomata community The 300m track is part of a ‘Bikes in Schools’ project, to enable all 240 pupils of the school to ride a bike regularly to and from or at school. “This track has opened up new opportunities for our children to learn […]

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Catchment artwork formally opens 18 May

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Catchment artwork formally opens 18 May

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Catchment artwork formally opens 18 May Titled Catchment, the artwork is on the south side of the building at 4-12 Laings Road and replaces the Raine and Horne sign that was there for nearly three decades. Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace says, “Finally we have an artwork that […]

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Lighting towers at Hutt Rec to be removed

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lighting towers at Hutt Rec to be removed

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Lighting towers at Hutt Rec to be removed The towers, standing 24m high were installed in 1940 and an engineer’s report commissioned by Hutt City Council has found they needed to be refurbished and this would require a significant amount of work. The last time they were turned on […]

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New traffic signals at Hutt Rd/Petone Ave intersection

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New traffic signals at Hutt Rd/Petone Ave intersection

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: New traffic signals at Hutt Rd/Petone Ave intersection Initially only the Hutt Road and Petone Ave signals will be operational with access to Kmart closed to the public until the store opens in June. Hutt City Council’s Traffic Assets Manager, Damon Simmons says, “This upgrade will allow safe […]

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Lower Hutt leading the way as a smokefree city

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lower Hutt leading the way as a smokefree city

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Lower Hutt leading the way as a smokefree city This is because we need more than just one day to celebrate the great progress being made towards a Smokefree Lower Hutt. The theme for World Smokefree Day 2017 is “It’s about whānau”, which means encouraging and supporting friends, […]

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