September 18, 2020

Applications open for Creative Communities Scheme

Hutt City Council’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is now open for applications for its second round of 2020. The scheme provides support for artists and art groups that create opportunities to increase community participation in arts and culture in Te Awakairangi Lower Hutt. The scheme allocates $40,000 twice a year for eligible projects. Amba Holly […]

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September 8, 2020

Trade School Kitchen supports rangatahi in honing barista skills

Trade School Kitchen recently celebrated their very first barista graduate, who completed 100 hours of work experience as the final part of the YOUth INSPIRE Licence to Work programme. Supported by Hutt City Council, Trade School Kitchen offer training opportunities to those in the community who face barriers to entering the workforce – this gives […]

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August 29, 2020

Friendly face masks for kids

A local project in Lower Hutt is aiming to reduce stress and anxiety experienced by some children by sewing colourful and fun masks and giving them away. ‘Friendly Face’ re-useable face masks will be free to children in Lower Hutt through a new partnership between Common Unity Aotearoa and Hutt City Council. The masks will […]

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August 24, 2020

“Play in the Hutt” nominated as New Zealand Sport & Recreation Awards Finalist

Hutt City Council’s “Play in the Hutt” initiative has been nominated as a finalist in the 2020 New Zealand Sport & Recreation Awards. The movement to kick-start action on play has been nominated for the Community Impact Award, which identifies, celebrates and encourages collaborative projects which positively impact children, young people and their whānau. The […]

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