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Akatarawa Road now open

2.20 pm Akatarawa Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 10.20 am Akatarawa Road is now closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately 2 km past Staglands Wildlife Reserve. Staglands remains open and can be accessed from Upper Hutt. Contractors are being sent to… Read more »

Mangaroa Valley Road closed due to a slip

3.00 pm Mangaroa Valley Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 2.00 pm A large slip has come down on Mangaroa Valley Road. The trees at the top of the hill could pose further danger. The slip on road is very wet and contractors are working to clear it.… Read more »

Akatarawa Road closed due to slip

3:00 pm update Contractors are allowing vehicles through the site on a sporadic basis while clearing continues. There are more slips beyond the initial site but the road is currently passable through to Waikanae. Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution. We’re expecting to have the slip cleared  completely by 6.00 pm. 2:00 pm update… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council confirms its plans for the next 10 years

The Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 was adopted by elected members on 27 June 2018 and sets the blueprint for exciting improvements to the city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 JUL 2018—Upper Hutt’s Mayor and councillors adopted the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 (LTP) on 27 June 2018. The LTP is a strategic… Read more »

Upper Hutt completes LED street lighting upgrade

Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy installs one of the last remaining LED fittings for Upper Hutt City Council to complete its street lighting upgrade.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 JUN 2018—The LED street light upgrade programme has reached completion in Upper Hutt as Mayor Wayne Guppy ceremoniously installed one of the final LED fittings… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Mangaroa Hill Road closed—accident

Mangaroa Hills

12.00 PM: Mangaroa Hill Road is closed due to an accident involving a truck. There is a diesel spill and appropriate service personnel have been called to the scene. The driver is unhurt. Mangaroa Valley is still accessible via Maymorn, Wallaceville Hill Road, and Whitemans Valley. We will advise once the road is reopened. Read more »