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Blue Mountains Road closure update

During today’s road closure, contractors managed to get the stock trailer in an upright position but were unsuccessful at removing it today from down the bank where it rolled last week. Contractors will continue with the removal, so Blue Mountains Road will again be closed from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm on Thursday 26 May.… Read more »

Closure of Corrections land between Wi Tako Reserve and Rimutaka Prison

Wi Tako Reserve

The Corrections land between Rimutaka Prison and Wi Tako reserve has been closed until further notice. This includes the informal track next to Wi Tako Reserve. The track (shown in blue on the plan above) is on land which belongs to Corrections as part of Rimutaka Prison. Corrections is concerned about the risk that dead… Read more »

Upper Hutt youth add two more murals to city’s growing collection

Tawai Street mural

A collaboration between Upper Hutt City Council and two youth agencies has seen the addition of more murals to the city and more skills to the participating volunteers. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 20 MAY 2016—Young people from across Upper Hutt have worked together to successfully install two vibrant murals that depict the special character of… Read more »

Wellington Electricity working hard to get streetlights working

Recent bad weather has resulted in a high number of reports of street light faults around the city. North Power, the contractor for Wellington Electricity, is working as quickly as possible to repair the faults as soon as possible. Due to the high volume of faults across the region there may be a delay in… Read more »

Blue Mountains Road closure to salvage rolled stock trailer

Blue Mountains Road will be closed on Monday 23 May from 9.00 am to salvage the stock trailer that rolled off the side of the road on Tuesday 10 May 2016. The road is expected to reopen by 3.00 pm. In the case of bad weather, the closure will be postponed until the next fine… Read more »

Moonshine Hill Road reopened after tree cleared from power lines

Moonshine Hill Road is now open. The tree that had fallen onto power lines has been cleared. 11 May 2016, 4.23pm Moonshine Hill Road has been closed at number 677, just past Bulls Run Road coming from SH58. Residents at properties beyond 677 will need to use SH2. Click on the image below to view… Read more »

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 »