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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 »

Bridge Road update—Sunday 1/11: Birchville bridge collapse

Birchville bridge collapse information – Sunday 12:00 Update Contractors continue to make excellent progress on the alternative access track and it is on target for completion on time. Until this track is complete, rubbish cannot be collected and residents are advised to hold their rubbish at their properties until we can arrange a contractor to… 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 »

Urban Growth Strategy review—now open for feedback

Upper Hutt City Council’s Urban Growth Strategy (UGS) is undergoing a review. We would appreciate your thoughts and feedback around 8 major issues we have raised. Other feedback and ideas are also welcome. There will be a 12-page supplement in the Upper Hutt Leader on 26 August. You can use the supplement to formulate your… 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 »

Timberlea in ‘TOP’ shape after street clean-up

Streets in Timberlea were a hive of activity on Saturday June 20 as residents cleaned up, creating safer, healthier home environments while connecting with their community in the process.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 JUN 2015—Streets in Timberlea were a hive of activity on Saturday June 20 as residents cleaned up their neighbourhood. Tonnes… Read more »