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New lights are coming to a street near you

Council has commenced upgrading its street lights to new LED lanterns. This means that the older orange coloured lanterns will gradually disappear and be replaced with the new LED lanterns which issue a white light. This is being done as a cost saving measure as the new lanterns have a wattage of 27 watts as… Read more »

Rimutaka Hill Road closed

Updated at 4.46pm, Friday 18 March 2016 Rimutaka Hill Road has been reopened but is reduced to one lane after a traffic accident closed the road this afternoon. Delays can be expected up until aproximately 11.00 pm tonight while the road is cleared. Updated at 3.00 pm, Friday 18 March 2016 NZ Police advise that… Read more »

Valley News available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view March Valley news, click here (PDF 4.19 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »

March Madness hits Upper Hutt

This fair is as much about street theatre and live music as it is stalls and clearance bargains! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 MAR 2015—The streets of Upper Hutt will come alive on Saturday 19 March as the March Madness Fair returns for its fourth year. From 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Main Street will… Read more »

Land use strategy—have your say!

Upper Hutt’s original Urban Growth Strategy was adopted in 2007.  It was written to help manage urban growth and set the foundations for future development within the city. Recently we have been reviewing this document to ensure that planning for the future is still going to guide the best outcomes for Upper Hutt. The review… Read more »

Total fire ban

A ban on all outdoor fires is now in place as of 8.00 am Friday, 4 March 2016 due to the extreme fire hazard in the Upper Hutt City and Lower Hutt City region. The ban covers all territory (rural and urban) in the Upper Hutt City and the Hutt City Council areas. It includes… Read more »

Melrose Street Wastewater Renewal Project

From Wednesday 3 March 2016 we will start renewing the old wastewater main at Melrose Street Works start at 6 Bentinck Street up to the corner with Melrose Street on the road corridor. From that point works are under private properties at the following locations: No. 1-9 Bentinck Street; No. 11-27 Melrose Street; No. 26a-e… Read more »