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    Upper Hutt turns 50!

    Two 1960s-themed exhibitions in the Upper Hutt Main St shopping area begin this weekend in a further build up to the "Little City Big Bash" street festival on Saturday, October 29.The "Back in the Day" pop-up museum and a "Walk Down Memory Lane" retail trial will both continue into November.The Pop Up museum at the Arkwright's Empire store on Main St features historic photographs and publications representative of the decade during which, in 1966, Upper Hutt ea...  Read More...

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    Crikey! Rateable values for Upper Hutt show an average 19 per cent increase!

    The ratings measure used by Upper Hutt City Council takes into account both the value of the land and the value of improvements (such as houses and garages) but does not include removable fixtures and chattels, such as curtains or appliances.Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council will start using the new values for its rates determinations from July 1 next year.Home owners will be sent a letter notifying them of the new rating value of their property from October 17.Cong...  Read More...

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    Get Ready week: What can you do?

    What can you do?Use Get Ready Week to make sure your staff are prepared for emergencies, at work and at home.www.happens.nz has tips for families to be prepared, including talking to kids about emergencies, getting basic supplies together, and preparing a personal workplace emergency plan.Our friends at Resilient Organisations say when planning for a crisis, many businesses miss thinking about staff and the non-work related demands on their time.  Even the most dedicated staff member will p...  Read More...

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    Get Ready Week

    Get Ready Week is now underway. It's held every year to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction (13 October).It’s an opportunity for the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM), Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Groups, partner agencies and other organisations, to focus on public education and preparedness activities.Bunnings and Sticky TV are promote Get Ready Week to the public and focusing our social media activity for the week on ensuring Kiwi kids are ...  Read More...

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    Room to move for Hutt Valley and Kapiti rail commuters

    With 1000 more seats at rush hours, and construction of more car parking spaces under way, rail commuters in the Hutt Valley and Kapiti are on a roll.Train regulars were taking advantage on Tuesday of the last of the 83 Matangi units coming into service, making their trip home, especially, less about trying to find a seat and more about enjoying the ride.In the morning peak, there are seven Hutt Valley services that will have increased capacity, along with eight Kapiti services.In the afternoon ...  Read More...

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    Community-led waterway clean up coming to Wellington and Hutt Valley

    A community-led project to clean up rivers and waterways will start in the Wellington and the Hutt Valley early next year.Greater Wellington Regional Council chairman Chris Laidlaw said the project, which is already running in Porirua and Ruamahanga, is the first of its kind in New Zealand.Whaituas are based around the five catchment areas of the Wairarapa, Rumahanga, Kapiti Coast, Te Awarua o Porirua, and the Wellington Harbour and Hutt Valley.  A whaitua means designated space in te reo a...  Read More...

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