Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt

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67 days ago

STOLEN - Low Cost Wheelie Bin stolen

Christene from Waiwhetu

HI I live in Awamutu Grove, just got my wheelie bin, put it out for rubbish collection last night (sunday 3rd May), this morning went out to add something to the bin and found someone had stolen it. They have wheeled it over to Moera thrown the rubbish over the foot bridge. I have reported it … View moreHI I live in Awamutu Grove, just got my wheelie bin, put it out for rubbish collection last night (sunday 3rd May), this morning went out to add something to the bin and found someone had stolen it. They have wheeled it over to Moera thrown the rubbish over the foot bridge. I have reported it to the police and Low Cost Bins. If you find a Red 120L bin abandoned please let me know. But there is people out there doing this. Please be aware

62 days ago

Reduce your isolation energy bills

ECCA

With so many of us spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people’s energy bills are skyrocketing. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Here are 5 simple, easy to implement ideas and tips for cutting down your domestic power bills to save yourself some cash.
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62 days ago

Surgery patient 'turned away'

Matt Tso Reporter from The Hutt News

Security guards stationed at Hutt Hospital accused again of denying a patient access to care.
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62 days ago

SOS Business

David Downs from SOS Business

Missing your haircut, your morning coffee or dinner out? We've set up a site where you can support your local small business by buying a voucher now for a service you will get in the future - give these small businesses the money they need now to keep the lights on while they have the doors … View moreMissing your haircut, your morning coffee or dinner out? We've set up a site where you can support your local small business by buying a voucher now for a service you will get in the future - give these small businesses the money they need now to keep the lights on while they have the doors shut. Lots of great places to support across the Hutt here... sosbusiness.nz...

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74 days ago

Poll: Should councillors and executive officials be dipping into their pockets for the community during the coronavirus emergency?

Matt Tso Reporter from The Hutt News

Councils around the region have taken different approaches during the coronavirus emergency with some elected officials and chief executives donating pay to community organisations.
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Should councillors and executive officials be dipping into their pockets for the community during the coronavirus emergency?
  • 26.7% Yes
    26.7% Complete
  • 7.4% No
    7.4% Complete
  • 65.9% It's up to them what they do with their pay
    65.9% Complete
135 votes
63 days ago

Time to decorate?

Resene

You can purchase everything you need for your decorating projects from your local Resene ColorShop – simply shop online, or call or email your local Resene ColorShop. Click and collect or we can arrange contactless delivery direct to you.

And if you need any advice for your project use our … View more
You can purchase everything you need for your decorating projects from your local Resene ColorShop – simply shop online, or call or email your local Resene ColorShop. Click and collect or we can arrange contactless delivery direct to you.

And if you need any advice for your project use our free online help service, Ask a Technical Expert, or Ask a Colour Expert or call 0800 RESENE 737 363.
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63 days ago

Enjoy Europe Day with a hamper of European goodies!

Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

9 May is Europe Day, a day that celebrates peace and unity in Europe. This new form of political cooperation made war unthinkable in Europe and became the European Union.

Across Europe and worldwide, Europe Day showcases what the European Union does.

This year, since we can't do … View more
9 May is Europe Day, a day that celebrates peace and unity in Europe. This new form of political cooperation made war unthinkable in Europe and became the European Union.

Across Europe and worldwide, Europe Day showcases what the European Union does.

This year, since we can't do anything in person, we wanted to bring Europe to you. Answer our quiz and be in to win a $75 hamper from our friends at Le Marche Francais.

To find out more about the European Union (and maybe even the answers!) find us on @EUinNZ.
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64 days ago

Rubbish and recycling collection

Mike Barton from Citizens Advice Bureau - Petone

Rubbish and recycling collection

Status: Rubbish collection is running as normal. We are only accepting glass in kerbside recycling crates during Alert Levels 3 and 4.

65 days ago

How has driving changed under lockdown?

Ben Heather Reporter from Dominion Post

More and more cars are back on the road under alert level three, but not everyone is observing the rules. One motorist was even caught driving on the wrong side of the road down State Highway One. Have you noticed a change in driving habits under level 4 or 3? Are more people not indicating or … View moreMore and more cars are back on the road under alert level three, but not everyone is observing the rules. One motorist was even caught driving on the wrong side of the road down State Highway One. Have you noticed a change in driving habits under level 4 or 3? Are more people not indicating or pushing the speed limit?

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63 days ago

Nominate your Kind Neighbour and win!

AMI Insurance

Do you know a kind neighbour? A caring person that goes out of their way to spread a little kindness in their community, or has shown kindness during lockdown? Head over to the AMI Kind Neighbour page to nominate them now and you could both receive a $50 Prezzy® card! Nominate now

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63 days ago

Paint a school desk

The Team from Resene ColorShop Naenae

Turn an old school desk into a stylish side table or hallway feature with a touch of Resene colour and Resene Aquaclear.

Upcycled industrial items like this work really well alongside modern furnishings to give your home an eclectic style. A piece like this is also a … View more
Turn an old school desk into a stylish side table or hallway feature with a touch of Resene colour and Resene Aquaclear.

Upcycled industrial items like this work really well alongside modern furnishings to give your home an eclectic style. A piece like this is also a great way to introduce pops of colour that you might not be brave enough to attempt on a larger scale.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create your own.

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63 days ago

Draft Annual Plan 2020-2021

Grace from Hutt City Council

Like the rest of the world, we’ve had to push pause due to Covid-19 and evaluate our activity for next year. We want to make sure our approach supports a recovering economy.
So we’ve cut the proposed rates increase and prepared an emergency one-year budget that is focused on getting us through … View more
Like the rest of the world, we’ve had to push pause due to Covid-19 and evaluate our activity for next year. We want to make sure our approach supports a recovering economy.
So we’ve cut the proposed rates increase and prepared an emergency one-year budget that is focused on getting us through and we’d like to know what you think.
Click the link below to find out more.

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