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NZTA: Public invited to have their say on major SH58 safety overhaul

The public have been invited to have their say on what is proposed to be one of the largest safety upgrades to an existing highway ever undertaken in the lower North Island. Details for the Upper Hutt information day are: Where: Rotary Lounge, Upper Hutt Library, 844 Fergusson Dr, Upper Hutt When: Thursday 27 November… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer next week

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool will once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park next Wednesday. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 NOV 2014—Harcourt Park’s toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 26 November. The summer season will last until 18 March 2015 but may be extended if weather permits. Upper Hutt residents… Read more »

Buy local and be in to win this Christmas

An $8,000 prize pack is up for grabs in the Upper Hutt Christmas Shopping Passport promotion. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 NOV 2014—Three lucky shoppers will have even more reason to celebrate the festive season when the Christmas Shopping Passport promotion is drawn on 19 December. The promotion, run by the Upper Hutt City Council … Read more »

NZTA: $30m proposal to make SH58 safer

The NZ Transport Agency, Porirua City Council and Hutt City Council are jointly hosting an information day talk to and seek feedback from road users and other interested people about proposals to reduce deaths and serious injuries on State Highway 58 and some connecting local roads. This is a news release from NZTA. To read… Read more »

Upper Hutt to welcome with new iconic gateway sign

A new sculptural gateway sign is to be installed on State Highway 2, to welcome road users to the city of Upper Hutt. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 NOV 2014—Upper Hutt City Council is pleased to present the concept drawings for a new iconic welcome sign that will be erected on State Highway 2 (SH2)… Read more »

Upper Hutt even more attractive for relocating business

Upper Hutt City Council paves the way for business relocation through retrofit and relocation grants. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 NOV 2014—The Economic Development Stimulus Package, recently launched by Upper Hutt City Council, has piqued the interest of businesses throughout the region with several applications for grants already being received. The package offers a range… Read more »

Walking and cycle trails connect city to great outdoors

Upper Hutt City Council announces NZTA funding to improve walking and cycle trails. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 OCT 2014—Outdoor enthusiasts have even more reason to enjoy a walk or ride in Upper Hutt. Upper Hutt City Council have announced approval from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to fund the development of new and… Read more »

Safe Hutt Valley reminds residents to keep homes safe from burglary

Upper Hutt City Council and Hutt Valley Police would like to remind residents of what they can do to reduce their chances of being burgled. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 OCT 2014—Although burglaries and home invasions are rare, they can happen from time-to-time. Upper Hutt City Council, along with Hutt Valley Police, would like to… Read more »

Safe Hutt Valley promotes good car security practice

Upper Hutt City Council, as part of the Safe Hutt Valley group, is once again reminding car owners to make sensible choices around security for their vehicles. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 15 OCT 2014—Safe Hutt Valley is a group of organisations committed to promoting safety in the Hutt Valley. Group members, Upper Hutt City Council… Read more »

‘Green man’ to protect Akatarawa Road culvert from tagging

A mural painted on an Akatarawa culvert wall has recently been completed in an effort to curb tagging in the area. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 15 OCT 2014—Not quite a modern-day scarecrow, a ‘Green man’ mural was completed in late September on a culvert wall on Akatarawa Road. The spot had previously been a target… Read more »