August 19, 2020

What do you want for your city?

Development of the area we now call Lower Hutt began around 600 years ago when Tangata Whenua first settled in the region. By the time Pākehā started arriving in numbers in 1840, there were a number of Te Ātiawa settlements, mainly along the Pito-One/Petone foreshore and Te Awa Kairangi/Hutt River, which were part of a […]

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August 18, 2020

Proposed Hutt City Council Solid Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw

We’re joining other councils around the Wellington region to consult on a new bylaw which will see stricter controls in place for the management and reduction of waste and litter. Feedback is open and runs through to 25 September. In 2017, all eight territorial authorities in the Wellington Region adopted the Wellington Region Waste Management […]

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August 10, 2020

Hutt City Libraries bring conversations about death to life

Trying Chatham Island oysters, seeing the back of COVID-19, and going to the moon are some of the aspirations Hutt Valley residents have chalked up on a wall inside Petone Library this week as part of a global art project aiming to bring to life conversations and community action around death, dying and grief. Te […]

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August 3, 2020

TMD Crew & local rangatahi create vibrant new mural

“I think street art is important, as it beautifies a place. There’s a generosity in it because it’s something for everyone. It’s for the people,” – Zayna, Year 11, Naenae. Last month, a group of Te Awakairangi rangatahi worked with Charles & Janine Williams from TMD Crew to create their first mural on the side […]

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