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Get active on your way to work on Go By Bike Day

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are encouraging residents to embrace Go By Bike day on Wednesday 10 February, enticing them with a free breakfast to fuel their efforts. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 JAN 2016—This year’s nation-wide Go By Bike Day is on Wednesday 10 February. Supported by Bikewise, the Go By Bike Day… Read more »

Activity resource for over-60s re-released in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt activities for people aged 60+ is a helpful resource provided by the Upper Hutt City Council listing activities for those who are local or new to the area. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 JAN 2016—An updated older adults resource was launched by Upper Hutt City Council’s Community Development team this week. The Upper… Read more »

GWRC: Toxic algae in Hutt River

Toxic algae has again been found in parts of the Hutt River. Monitoring of the Hutt River at Silverstream shows the amount of toxic algae mats growing on the river bed has returned to moderate levels. This is a media release from Greater Wellington Regional Council. To read the full release, go to www.gw.govt.nz/toxic-algae-in-hutt-river-2/ Results… Read more »

Bridge Road and Larchmont Grove update

Since the temporary access into Bridge Road has been open, Council has been fielding complaints in relation to people using the access road not coming to a complete stop as they enter Larchmont Grove. This has been causing concerns as it lowers the level of safety for all road users and could cause an accident.… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places lands in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is hosting active recreation opportunities for the Upper Hutt Community in January and February. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 JAN 2016—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are pleased to be partnering with The Gas Hub to bring back the very popular Parks and Places programme to Upper Hutt. The… Read more »

Registrations now open for Bike the Trail 2016

The successful Bike the Trail event is on again this year, with registrations now open online. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 07 JAN 2016—Join us for the family friendly Bike the Trail on Sunday 28 February 2016. For the seventh year running, Upper Hutt and Hutt City Councils bring you this ever popular FREE family-friendly event.… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s latest picturesque pedestrian accessway

Upper Hutt City Council, Fraser Crescent School, and local artist Daniel Mills work collaboratively to showcase Upper Hutt’s natural beauty in a suburban pedestrian accessway. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 07 JAN 2016—Upper Hutt City Council, local artist Daniel Mills, and students from Fraser Crescent School have transformed the Fraser Crescent to Bonnie Glen Crescent pedestrian… Read more »

Toxic algae warning removed at Hutt River at Silverstream

Following the heavy rain in recent days toxic algae has been flushed from the Hutt River and cover at Silverstream Bridge is now back below the ‘green’ surveillance threshold.  The warning has been removed from www.gw.govt.nz/summer-check.  Toxic algae information signs will stay in place in this area as growth will increase again with stable weather. Read more »

GWRC: Medium risk toxic algae warning for Hutt River at Silverstream

There is currently a medium risk toxic algae warning in place for the Hutt River at Silverstream. Moderate growth of toxic algae was observed earlier today and river users, particularly those with dogs, should avoid contact with algal mats in this part of the river. Warning signs will be displayed at key access points at… Read more »

Bridge Road update: Thursday 24 December 2015

From the day that the bridge collapsed we have been working on options for replacement including initiating resource consents, determining funding sources, options for maintaining water /sewer etc services during construction of the new bridge, a site topographical survey, preparing a geotechnical investigation drilling contract to determine the presence of rock for foundation design and… Read more »