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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 »

Moonshine accessway makeover in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council, Fergusson Intermediate, and a Hutt Valley artist transform Moonshine Bridge pedestrian accessway into a polished and professional painted environment. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 DEC 2015—A space once described by users as dark, creepy and scary is now being described as “awesome,” “colourful,” and “really cool” after receiving an injection of… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool is once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park from Wednesday 25 November The pool will be open until late March but this may be extended if weather permits. Upper Hutt residents and visitors are invited to enjoy the facility’s atmosphere alongside Harcourt Park’s other great amenities, which… Read more »

Pinehaven Stream Floodplain Management Plan public consultation

The proposed Pinehaven Stream Floodplain Management Plan is open for public consultation. Copies of the plan are available for viewing at the Upper Hutt City Council offices and at the Pinehaven Library. The plan is also available to download via the following link: Pinehaven Stream Floodplain Management Plan [PDF 6.33 MB] The Pinehaven Stream is… Read more »

Pinehaven Stream Floodplain Management Plan Open Day 2015

Flood management, Urban Growth Strategy review, and protected trees ‘drop-in’ session You’re invited to join us to share information about: Flood hazards in the community. Council’s response to your feedback from the last flood management open day in 2014. Our approach to reducing flood risk through structural works and a future plan change. Comprehensive information… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council supports Bee Aware Month

The month of September is the National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand’s Bee Aware Month and Upper Hutt City Council is supporting this initiative by promoting bee-friendly planting. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 SEP 2015—Upper Hutt City Council is supporting ‘Bee Aware Month’ during September. The initiative has been set up by the National Beekeepers’… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Long Term Plan now available online

Upper Hutt City Council has now published its recently-adopted Long Term Plan 2015 – 2025 online. The document is available as a publication on Upper Hutt City Council’s website upperhuttcity.com The Long Term Plan covers the 10 financial years from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2025. It also incorporates the Annual Plan for the… Read more »

Cycle highway projects accelerated in Upper Hutt

Today’s announcement of allocation from the Urban Cycleways Fund sees Upper Hutt’s development of two major cycleway projects accelerated. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 JUN 2015—Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy is both thankful and excited about a boost in funding for its urban cycleway projects, and what it means for the development of cycleways in… Read more »

Crowds of people set to Bike the Trail on 1 March

Online registrations for this year’s Bike the Trail have been steady with more than 400 people pre-registered for the free family event. UPPER HUTT, Wellington, NZ, 20 FEB 2015—More than 400 people have already registered for this year’s family-friendly Bike the Trail event along the Hutt River Trail. The event is an easy ride and… Read more »