July 30, 2020

HOW TO SOUP in The Hutt

With winter here, what better way to be comforted than with a bowl of soup? Lower Hutt has an abundance of food businesses, producers, sellers and of course hospitality. #HOWTOSOUP profiles how these ingredients come together to create the daily offerings of a ‘Soup of the Day’ found at local eateries. Finding local ingredients is […]

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July 29, 2020

Construction on the eagerly awaited Beltway Cycleway to begin

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry and Associate Minister of Transport Hon Julie Anne Genter turned the first sod today to mark the start of the much-anticipated Beltway Cycleway
Campbell Barry says the cycling ‘spine’, which will eventually extend between Seaview and Taita, is a watershed moment for the community.

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July 28, 2020

COVID-19 couldn’t stop IYM 2020

Innovative Young Minds, an initiative between Hutt City Council and The Rotary Club of Hutt City, delivered an enlightening and engaging online 2020 programme. Usually held in the July school holidays as a residential programme in Lower Hutt, IYM exposes 80 Year 11 and 12 young women to the myriad of research and career opportunities […]

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July 22, 2020

Hats off to Hills Hats

Lemon squeezers, cheesecutters, pancakes and trilbies – discover a world of wonderful hats and hat-makers in Petone Settlers Museum’s newest exhibition which celebrates 145 years of local company Hills Hats. Enter the Hatmosphere opens on Saturday 25 July, with a Hills Hats Tea Party from 2.30pm, where people can try on wacky headwear and raise […]

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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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