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Toxic algae warning removed at Hutt River at Silverstream

Following the heavy rain in recent days toxic algae has been flushed from the Hutt River and cover at Silverstream Bridge is now back below the ‘green’ surveillance threshold.  The warning has been removed from www.gw.govt.nz/summer-check.  Toxic algae information signs will stay in place in this area as growth will increase again with stable weather. Read more »

GWRC: Medium risk toxic algae warning for Hutt River at Silverstream

There is currently a medium risk toxic algae warning in place for the Hutt River at Silverstream. Moderate growth of toxic algae was observed earlier today and river users, particularly those with dogs, should avoid contact with algal mats in this part of the river. Warning signs will be displayed at key access points at… Read more »

Bridge Road update: Thursday 24 December 2015

From the day that the bridge collapsed we have been working on options for replacement including initiating resource consents, determining funding sources, options for maintaining water /sewer etc services during construction of the new bridge, a site topographical survey, preparing a geotechnical investigation drilling contract to determine the presence of rock for foundation design and… Read more »

Chris Upton reappointed Chief Executive of Upper Hutt City Council

Incumbent Chief Executive, Chris Upton has his appointment at Upper Hutt City Council extended for another three years.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 DEC 2015—Upper Hutt City Council announced today the reappointment of Chris Upton to the role of Chief Executive, extending his term in this position by another three years. Under the Local… Read more »

Moonshine accessway makeover in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council, Fergusson Intermediate, and a Hutt Valley artist transform Moonshine Bridge pedestrian accessway into a polished and professional painted environment. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 DEC 2015—A space once described by users as dark, creepy and scary is now being described as “awesome,” “colourful,” and “really cool” after receiving an injection of… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Library’s Summer Reading Challenge

Keep your child reading and entertained this summer.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 DEC 2015—The Upper Hutt City Library has 6 weeks of reading adventures and challenges for children of all ages over the summer break. This year’s theme is Around the World. Children will receive a passport with reading challenges and puzzles for… Read more »

Bridge Road update: Access road closed for urgent repairs

Please be advised that the Bridge Road access road will be closed on Wednesday 16 December from 10am–2pm for urgent road repairs. During this time Fulton Hogan will be carrying out hydroseeding work on the banks of the access road over the next two days – Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 December. The contractor will… Read more »

Upper Hutt train station opening

Time to celebrate the new Upper Hutt Station It’s time to celebrate your wonderful, brand new railway station and gateway to the city! Mark the morning of Saturday 12 December in your diaries now. From 11am kids can take part in a range of fun activities – face painting, a bouncy castle, Lofty the Train,… Read more »

Akatarawa Cemetery roadworks/closure

Important Notice: Akatarawa Cemetery roadworks/closure from 2nd – 4th December 2015 Akatarawa Cemetery main access road will be closed from the morning of Wednesday the 2nd until end of day Friday the 4 December for storm water drainage installation. Alternative access will be via the southern one way exit road of the cemetery managed by temporary… Read more »