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Upper Hutt Station pedestrian accessway mural coming

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council are collaborating to improve the commuter experience at Upper Hutt Station’s underground pedestrian accessway.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 AUG 2017—Greater Wellington Regional Council’s new 94-space, free commuter parking on Goodshed Rd has seen an increase in commuters using Upper Hutt Station’s underground accessway as… Read more »

NZTA: Snow expected on Rimutaka Hill Road

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists who intend to use the Rimutaka Hill Road this evening that snow is expected to fall on the road, and there is a possibility it may close. NZTA Wellington Transport Systems Manager Mark Owen says the MetService is predicting that there could be snow in the region down… Read more »

Nominate an Upper Hutt environmental hero for the 2017 Beautiful Awards

Upper Hutt City Council is encouraging locals to celebrate environmental excellence by nominating themselves and/or their peers for the 2017 Beautiful Awards.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 Jul 2017—The Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB), Beautiful Awards acknowledge kiwis who are leading the way with outstanding environmental and beautification work in their local communities. In… Read more »

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 »