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Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 consultation is now closed

The consultation period for the 2016 – 2017 Annual Plan is now closed. Thank you to everyone for taking the time to submit your feedback, and to those who attended the public meeting. Your views are very important to us as we continue to develop our city and community. Hearings will be held on Monday 23… Read more »

Young ideas help shape the future of Upper Hutt

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Students from Upper Hutt’s local schools recently took part in a workshop on Upper Hutt’s Land Use Strategy. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 APR 2016—Upper Hutt City Council is currently consulting on the draft Land Use Strategy 2016 – 2043. As part of this, Council decided to seek input from the city’s young residents in… Read more »

Contractor for construction of new bridge (Birchville) announced

Three tenders were received for the construction of the new bridge. The successful contractor was Brian Perry Civil Ltd with a price of about $2.1M. Initial planning was for the existing bridge to be demolished before the fish spawning season ie before 31 May. The Brian Perry methodology delays demolition till around beginning of September… Read more »

Calling for nominations of Upper Hutt Community Groups

Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards are now open for nominations. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 APR 2016—Nominations are now open for the 2016 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. The awards recognise the work of community groups in the Wellington region by rewarding the valuable contribution made by volunteers. “Each year we are blown away by… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool season ends

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As of Wednesday 6 April, Harcourt Park paddling pool will be closed for the season. The summer season saw an extension past the originally planned closure in mid-March due to the warmer weather. Council plans to reopen the paddling pool in November. Read more »

Total fire ban lifted – Restricted Fire Season in place

Total Fire Ban lifted – Restricted Fire Season in place The total fire ban in Upper Hutt City and Lower Hutt City regions will be lifted at 6.00 am, Thursday 31 March 2016 and a Restricted Fire Season will be in place. Pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977, notice… Read more »

Bridge Road temporary services bridge to be lifted into position

It is proposed to lift the 50m temporary services bridge into position at about 1:00pm today. If you intend watching please keep out of the construction area for safety reasons and clear of workmen. Once the bridge is in place new services will be laid on it so that those on the existing bridge can… Read more »