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Annual Plan 2019-2020 consultation is open and we are seeking your feedback. If you did not receive a consultation document in the post and would like one, you can pick one up from Council reception or Upper Hutt Central Library. The consultation document outlines the draft annual plan, upcoming changes, current projects and projects set to commence… Read more »

Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund

The 2019 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Upper Hutt City Council’s Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund seeks to support practical sustainability initiatives related to waste minimisation, environmental protection, and community resilience. The 2019 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. For more information visit: https://upperhuttcity.com/waste-sustainability/zero-waste-community-environment-fund Read more »

Park Street recycling station upgrade starts next week

Upper Hutt’s Park Street recycling station is getting a makeover to expand and improve its operation. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 FEB 2019—Upper Hutt City Council will begin the upgrade of the recycling station in Park Street, next week. This project was included in the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 and completion will allow… Read more »

Tenth annual Bike The Trail set to ride on 3 March

Get family and friends on their bikes and enjoy a scenic ride along the Hutt River, for the tenth year running of Bike the Trail. Bike the Trail is a fun, family day out, and this year will be better than ever. There will be breakfasts at both start locations, with rides starting 9.30 am… Read more »

Wellington Water: Baking hot days prompt call for ‘mindful’ water use

Wellington Water is asking residents to be mindful with their water use as the hot weather baking the country enters a third day. While long term water storage levels are good, unprecedented daily demand has been putting the supply system under pressure, said Jeremy McKibbin, acting general manager of operations for Wellington Water. “The network… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council moved by colourful submission from preschool

Colourfully illustrated letters from the children of Premium Preschool in Heretaunga highlighted ways to care for local ducks and waterways. Late last year Council was privileged to receive a group ‘submission’ from the children of Premium Preschool, Heretaunga. Sending a collection of drawings and news articles, they asked Council to post signs encouraging the public… Read more »

Upper Hutt cafés are working together for the environment

Upper Hutt is the latest city to join the CupCycling™ movement—with support from Council. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ 19 SEP 2018—A busy café can easily get through more than a thousand disposable cups every week, something which many coffee drinkers and café owners would like to do something about. The cups can’t be recycled because… Read more »