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Roadworks notice—Main Street

Following up from last week’s news about pot holes in Main Street, the road in this area will be resurfaced which will also improve drainage and skid resistance. A pavement treatment has been chosen that involves removing the existing pavement then resurfacing to cater for future growth in traffic demand. Works will begin on Sunday… Read more »

Take your tamariki Beyond the Page these school holidays

Wellington’s local councils are once again hosting Beyond the Page, a literary festival for tamariki and their whānau. This year’s events expand to 25 libraries across the Wellington region. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2018—Hutt City Libraries, Upper Hutt City Libraries, Wellington City Libraries, and Kāpiti Coast District Libraries are collaborating to run an… Read more »

Valley News June 2018 edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website in our online publications. This issue was also included in this week’s Upper Hutt Leader (13 June). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Civic Award nominations open Pop-up Library in CBD Towers What’s happening with the Centtral Library Building Congratulations to Marion Read… Read more »

Pot holes in Main Street

Council roading staff are aware of public concerns over some recurring potholes in Main Street (north). This section of road was affected by underground pipe renewals and new kerb construction late last year. Due to the recent wet weather delaying work programmes we have been unable to get on with resurfacing this section of road… Read more »

Hutt River Trail damaged

The Hutt River Trail has had a washout behind Gemstone Drive. Contractors are working to install safety barriers around the slip and open up a detour path. Please take extra care around this area as the detour path will be narrow and uneven until further assessment and remedial works can be undertaken. Read more »

Representation Review now open for consultation

Have your say on our initial proposal for representation arrangements for the 2019 local elections. Council is consulting on whether or not we should continue with our current representation arrangements. The Representation Review gives our community the chance to have its say about how many councillors there are, how they are elected, and if Upper… Read more »

Review of signs requirements in Upper Hutt underway

Upper Hutt City Council is reviewing its requirements for signs under the District Plan and the Control of Advertising Signs Bylaw. As a result we are proposing to make several changes, resulting in Proposed Plan Change 45 – Signs and amending the Bylaw including its name to the Control of Temporary Signs Bylaw 2018. Our… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council supporting tomorrow’s leaders today

Over a hundred Upper Hutt Primary and Intermediate future leaders attend National Young Leaders Day at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 JUN 2018—This year, Upper Hutt City Council became an official supporter of the National Young Leaders Day in the Wellington Region. National Young Leaders Day is celebrated as an… Read more »

Upper Hutt event funding round opening soon

Upper Hutt City Council’s events funding round is set to open on Friday 1 June 2018. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 MAY 2018—Local event organisers are invited to apply for funding support through Council’s annual event funding round. Upper Hutt City Council has a contestable pool of event funding available for supporting a limited number… Read more »