July 7, 2020

Celebrating 12 years of walking school bus

For 12 years, students from Belmont School have started their school day the active way by joining the Belmont School walking school bus. Starting at the top of Belmont Hill, the walking school bus collects students at their gates as it meanders its way down the hill to school.

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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

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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June 19, 2020

A message from Mayor Campbell Barry

Six months ago, I don’t think anyone could imagine the situation we are in now. COVID-19 has changed a lot in our daily lives, but I’m pleased to see the way we have come out of the harsh stages of the pandemic. 

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