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Sustainable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt

A re-usable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt will encourage shoppers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags in an effort to reduce quantities going to landfill. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 AUG 2016— Retailers and shoppers in Upper Hutt are being encouraged to say “No thanks” to plastic bags as Council embarks on… Read more »

Pre-election report 2016 now available online

pre-election report

The Pre-election report is prepared by the Chief Executive and is designed to promote discussion in the lead up to local body elections. It highlights the key issues faced by Upper Hutt City Council and provides a snapshot of the council’s financial stewardship. The Pre-election report 2016 can be viewed at: http://upperhuttcity.com/publication/pre-election-report-2016 Read more »

Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 now available online

Family riding bicycles

The Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 was adopted at the Extraordinary Council Meeting 29 June 2016 and became operative from 1 July 2016. Included within the Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 are the two new projects Council consulted on between 23 March and 28 April 2016. Recycling drop-off point: Council will be installing a rates-funded… Read more »

Activation offers free workshop on volunteer engagement for community groups

engaging volunteers workshop poster

Learning how to engage volunteers is the focus of a free workshop that Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are hosting for community groups and sports clubs.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JUN 2016—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team has acquired the services of Sport Wellington’s Volunteer Strategy Senior Advisor, Ken Allen, to run a… Read more »

GWRC invites Upper Hutt residents to Hutt River workshops

Hutt River at Moonshine

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) is inviting Upper Hutt residents to attend one of two community workshops to hear your views on the Hutt River Environmental Strategy review. Last year the Hutt Valley Floodplain Management Subcommittee approved a review of the Hutt River Environment Strategy to address recreational and environmental challenges developing in the river… Read more »

Upper Hutt says “Cheers to our Volunteers”

Community signboard

Upper Hutt City Council will be acknowledging and thanking the city’s many volunteers with a print and digital media campaign during National Volunteer Week 19 – 26 June.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 JUN 2016—This year’s National Volunteer Week runs from 19 – 25 June. It is New Zealand’s largest celebration of volunteering and… Read more »