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Walkway tracks closed in Upper Hutt

Birchville Dam

Update: 17 August 2017 Moonshine Road The trail from Moonshine Road through to the Whakatiki stream remains closed due to washouts and the track being undermined by the stream. Hoggard Park to Norbert Street carpark path The path between Hoggard Park and Norbert Street carpark is currently closed. Detours are in place so please follow… Read more »

Upper Hutt City: 10:30 am post earthquake update—no significant damage reported

After the large earthquake overnight, Upper Hutt City Council staff have been out assessing core infrastructure and facilities with no significant damage to report so far. The Upper Hutt Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has not been activated. For all regional messaging, please refer to the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) website and facebook page:… Read more »

Council’s submission on airport runway extension now available online

Upper Hutt City Council’s submission on the resource consent application to extend the Wellington Airport runway is now available on our website for viewing or download. The document can be found on Council’s website through the publications hub. To download/view the document directly please click here (PDF 47 KB). For more information about the resource… Read more »

Collaborative clean-up results in enhanced outdoor experience in Ebdentown

A Council-initiated community clean-up and mural installation provides a platform for Upper Hutt’s young people to connect with their community and contribute toward an enhanced environment. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2016—Upper Hutt City Council, in collaboration with Oxford Crescent School senior students, has installed a mural and facilitated a clean-up in the road… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Closure of Corrections land between Wi Tako Reserve and Rimutaka Prison

The Corrections land between Rimutaka Prison and Wi Tako reserve has been closed until further notice. This includes the informal track next to Wi Tako Reserve. The track (shown in blue on the plan above) is on land which belongs to Corrections as part of Rimutaka Prison. Corrections is concerned about the risk that dead… Read more »