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Package of safety improvements proposed for SH58 Haywards

NZTA News Release | 18 July 2017 From now until 21 August, the NZ Transport Agency will engage with the community who use State Highway 58 on a proposed package of safety improvements. The Transport Agency proposes to: separate opposing traffic using a median safety barrier improve intersections install two new roundabouts at Moonshine Road… Read more »

Upper Hutt weather update: Thursday 13 July, 5.15 pm

So far Upper Hutt is faring well under the current weather conditions. We have some surface flooding and usual wet weather hazards. Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution being especially mindful of speed, following distances, and surface water. Please keep an eye on your street stormwater drains and clear them if possible to avoid… Read more »

Reusable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt back by popular demand

The Upper Hutt community is being encouraged to “refuse plastic and reuse the bag” this August by avoiding single-use plastic bags and choosing more sustainable alternatives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 JUL 2017—A reusable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt during August will encourage shoppers and retailers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags… Read more »

Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 now available online

Cover page image from the Annual Plan 2017-2018

The Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 was adopted at the Extraordinary Council Meeting 28 June 2017 and became operative from 1 July 2017. During March and April we consulted with the community about three new, proposed projects and one new, proposed policy amendment—all of which received majority support for inclusion in this Annual Plan. This… Read more »

Go Beyond the Page with Wellington region libraries this school holidays

Get prepared for a festival of literary proportions for children and youth across the Wellington region this school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JUN 2017—Beyond the Page Children & Youth Literary Festival is bringing a packed programme of more than 100 free events to surprise, entertain, and inspire young people throughout the Wellington region… Read more »

SeatSmart: Upper Hutt collection site opens

An Upper Hutt collection site has now opened at Wallaceville Playcentre at 52 Ward Street, Trentham. They will be accepting expired or damaged seats Monday to Thursday from 9:30 am to 12.00 pm. There is a $10 fee per seat to cover recycling costs. The Playcentre has a strong focus on the environment. Children are… Read more »