July 9, 2020

IYM 2020 kicks off virtually with talk from Eight360

Innovative Young Minds 2020 has truly lived up to its name this year, adapting to an online version of its STEM outreach programme, targeted towards young kiwi women. As a part of this year’s newly designed online programme, participants heard from Terry Miller, cofounder of Eight360 and 2019’s Young Engineer of the Year. Eight360 is …

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July 3, 2020

Affordable internet for all as Skinny Jump programme returns to Hutt City Libraries

The Skinny Jump programme, providing free modems and affordable internet access, is back at Hutt City Libraries this month following the Covid-19 lockdown Customers can visit any of the eight libraries and community hubs throughout the city to receive a free modem, plus advice on setting up their equipment and getting online. Skinny Jump modems …

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July 1, 2020

Community Arts and Culture Fund to contribute to a vibrant Lower Hutt

Community arts organisations throughout Lower Hutt can apply to a $40,000 fund for operational costs, to support them in delivering cultural events and activities. The Community Arts and Culture Fund is now open for not-for-profit arts organisations based in the city. The purpose of the fund is to contribute to the creative life of the …

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June 29, 2020

Lower Hutt hot choc challenge promises to be sweet as

Fancy a hot chocolate that tastes just like your Granny’s apple pie and custard? That’s just one of the deliciously decadent creations up for grabs during Lower Hutt’s much-anticipated hot chocolate challenge.  The “Sweet As” Hutt’s Hot Chocolate Challenge™ is back for it’s sixth year and the entrants are certainly stepping up to the challenge. …

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June 19, 2020

Mayor encourages Lower Hutt community to continue supporting each other

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Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has thanked the many groups and individuals who’ve supported our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is urging the wider community to get behind them, as the job’s not done yet. Hutt City Council’s Emergency Operation Centre has worked alongside more than a dozen local organisations during the pandemic to …

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