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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 »

Register now for the 2017 Upper Hutt Santa Parade

Registrations are now open for Upper Hutt community groups and businesses for this year’s Upper Hutt Santa Parade, taking place on Sunday 3 December 2017. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 SEP 2017—The time has come to register for the 2017 Upper Hutt Santa Parade. This year’s theme is a ‘Winter Wonderland’ and we look set… Read more »

Easter Sunday Trading – consultation now open

Should all shops in Upper Hutt have the option to trade on Easter Sunday? Currently, most shops cannot trade on Easter Sunday under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990. However, the Act now allows Council to introduce a policy giving all shops the option to trade on Easter Sunday, either throughout, or in parts of… 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 »

Valley News September 2017 edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website in our online publications. This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Breakaway Month of Wheels Welcome to Royce Williams our new Recreation Services Manager A word from Councillor Glenn McArthur Asia Pacific Amateur Championship golf tournament coming Business Movements Business Profile—Boneface Brewing Co. Introducing… Read more »

Draft Open Space Strategy 2017-2027 – consultation now open

Council is inviting submissions on its draft Open Space Strategy (2017-2027). The Council wants to know how you think Upper Hutt’s open space network can be improved to create better opportunities for recreation, our environment, and our economy. Open spaces are places for public recreation and include parks, sports fields, reserves, civic spaces, and the… Read more »