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Collaboration creates a masterpiece in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council yesterday celebrated the official opening of a vibrant outdoor art space at Upper Hutt Station. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 MAR 2018—Upper Hutt Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Greater Wellington Regional Councillor—Paul Swain, and Hutt Valley artist—Chimp have together officially opened the colossal mural which runs throughout the pedestrian… Read more »

Akatarawa Road to re-open from 6pm Wednesday 28 February 2018

Akatarawa Road will be opened from 6pm tonight (Wednesday 28 February), although repairs will continue for some time in this area. Traffic will experience delays of up to 10 minutes while reparation work is carried out. Signage will be erected on the road advising of the work and to expect delays. 26 February 2018 –… Read more »

All geared up for Bike the Trail 2018

The Hutt Valley’s annual Bike the Trail is on this Sunday 4 March and is free to participate. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 27 Feb 2018— Bike the Trail is geared up for Sunday 4 March 2018 starting from 9.50 am! Enjoy an awesome day out cycling along the Hutt River Trail, part of the New… Read more »

Ward Street Wastewater pipe renewal Stage 2 underway

Wellington Water is carrying out work to renew the aging wastewater system at the southern end of Ward Street. Work began on 4 December 2017 and is expected to be completed in April 2018. This stage is from the Maclean Street intersection to the Wilford Street intersection. Ward Street is a busy commuter road and… Read more »

Upper Hutt city centre pipe renewals and roading upgrade enters next stage

This week sees the completion of the pipe renewals and transition to the next stage of roading works in Upper Hutt’s city centre. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 SEP 2017—The water and roading work in Upper Hutt’s Main Street and Wakefield Street is entering its next stage. The water and wastewater pipe renewals undertaken by… Read more »

NZTA: SH2 – Busy month for roadworks through Hutt Valley in October

Whakatiki St intersection traffic lights New traffic lights on the State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street intersection on the River Road in Upper Hutt are set to start operating in the first week of October. The Transport Agency’s Transport System Manager for Wellington Mark Owen says the traffic lights have been installed to improve safety… Read more »

Karapoti Road closed due to slip

A drop accompanied by a slip from the slope above the road has caused significant damage to Karapoti Road narrowing it to the point where we have had to close the road for safety reasons. To protect the safety of road users, the road will be closed with concrete blocks to prevent any vehicle from… Read more »

Upper Hutt weather update: Tuesday 26 September, 10.15 am

Council has received reports of slips in the Moonshine, Akatarawa, and Mangaroa valleys. We are investigating and will update as we get more detail. Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution being especially mindful of speed, following distances, and surface water and debris. Please keep an eye on your street stormwater drains and clear them… Read more »