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Posts Tagged ‘ hutt ’

Locals win battle to save Hutt valley park

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Fears of flooding and community submissions have stopped a proposed housing development in its tracks.

Mayor gives Hutt school kids top tsunami marks

Nov 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Mayor,Ray Wallace evacuated with kids from Wilford school petone, and says they did extremely well.

Eastern Hutt School readies for 100th birthday

Sep 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Top Picture

Eastern Hutt School prepares to celebrate 100 years of educating generations of students in Hutt Valley.

Compulsory savings scheme gets mixed reception

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

Railway union decries sale of railway workshop

Nov 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A RAILWAY union spokesperson says the Government’s decision to sell Hillside Rail workshop shows it doesn’t care about the manufacturing workforce. Organiser John Kerr says the recent decision to sell the Dunedin rail vehicle manufacturer shows the Government cares more about its place on the global market than it does about local workers.

Guerillas turn to flower power

Nov 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Uncategorized

GUERILLA TACTICS are being employed by greenies in the Upper Hutt and Wairarapa, in order to spread a cheerful message this spring. Flower seeds rolled in organic compost and clay make up little “Happy bombs”, which volunteers throw into ugly vacant lots to create an explosion of bright wildflowers within a fortnight.

Road works start soon on Petone’s esplanade

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CONGESTION ON the Petone foreshore could be a thing of the past, if new roading improvements are successful. The Hutt City Council is planning to take out parking, and add another lane to parts of the Esplanade, to help with peak traffic flow.

Hutt’s property market follows sluggish trend

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

HUTT VALLEY’S property market is following the sluggish trend of the rest of the Wellington region. Property values across the wider Wellington area are down five-point-one percent from their peak five years ago. That compares to Auckland and Christchurch, where property values have risen for the same period.

NZ’s largest pet expo rolls into town

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THOUSANDS OF animals will be invading Upper Hutt this weekend, when New Zealand’s largest pet show rolls into town. The Royal Canin expo is the most popular pet show in the country, with hundreds of different breeds of animals on display.

Hutt – a perfect place to grow veges

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

HUTT VALLEY is a great area to start a vege patch because of its good soil. The City Council wants to encourage locals to put in vegetable gardens this spring and spokesperson Jeremy Partridge says there are many good reasons to develop a “green thumb” in the valley.

Quake issues not helping dribbling fountain’s doubtful future

Oct 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Lack of $125,000 looks to be only part of historical Civic Square fountain’s problems.

Painting the town red – and green, and blue

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Naenae locals give shopping centre second annual touch up.

Festival renewed after decade of bad weather

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hutt’s Belmont Spring Festival finally overcomes rain woes.

Crucial city report on recycling postponed

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Future of recycle bins is on hold until February.

Cyclists ‘lose every time’ on Hutt’s horror roads

Jul 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Multimedia

SLIDESHOW Up to eight cyclists per week are being knocked off their bikes in Hutt City, Sandra Dickson reports.