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Call for Free Pool Entry for Under 5’s in Lower Hutt

PRESS RELEASE FRIDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2017 Hutt City Councillor Campbell Barry is calling on the Council to introduce free entry for ...
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Campaign promises already broken on Living Wage

PRESS RELEASE THURSDAY 2 MARCH 2017 Campaign promises already broken on Living Wage Last night the Finance and Performance Committee of Council ...
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Council contracts Chamber for $200k a year – Good investment or corporate welfare?

Currently the Hutt City Council contracts the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce at a cost of $200k. Is this a good ...
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Council budget needs more transparency

Transparency in business, is the availability of all information, without hidden agendas, to make good and sound decisions. This is ...
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The Mall is not a Wainuiomata problem; it’s a Mall problem

The state of the Wainuiomata Mall is not a Wainuiomata problem; it’s a Mall problem that has existed for 10 ...
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Congratulations to Tama for winning Harcourts Wainuiomata Welcome to Wainuiomata sign competition

“Welcome to Wainuiomata” Sign Competition

I would like to say a special thank you to Harcourts Wainuiomata for there work on this. Also a special ...
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Welcome to Wainuiomata – Vote now!

Now is your chance to have a say in how we welcome people to Wainuiomata! After receiving submissions from the ...
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Council Representatives should have KPI’s

When it comes to an election, voters should have a clear measure of their elected representatives’ performance over the tenure ...
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Selling off our City’s reserves in the name of growth is an irreversible mistake

Council is currently going through the process of reviewing all of its reserves across the Valley floor. A significant part ...
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Closed Wainuiomata Landfill

From Rubbish Dump to Regional Rifle Hub

Last month the Wainuiomata Community Board approved a licence ‘in principal’ for a regional Rifle Range to be established at ...
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Hutt CBD – Stop flogging a dead horse and move forward

Lower Hutt’s CBD – Where to from here? With more businesses closing down or moving elsewhere from our CBD, we really ...
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Let’s do something that will make a difference…

What is Council’s role for empowering and supporting young people in our city? This is a question I’ve struggled with for ...
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Wainuiomata in the 2014/15 HCC Annual Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In June the Hutt City Council approved its annual plan which included a number of new projects designed ...
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Campbell to continue face to face approach

Wainuiomata Ward candidate Campbell Barry will continue his face-to-face approach while campaigning by knocking on 1,000 doors over the next ...
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How Do I Vote In The Local Body Elections?

STEP 1: Make sure you are enrolled to vote i) You have to be 18 to be able to enrol to ...
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Campbell announces his candidacy for council

Community board member Campbell Barry last night announced that he will be standing for Council in the Wainuiomata Ward at ...
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