Hutt City Council is seeking community feedback until 5pm, 1 March 2024, on proposed changes to dog access in parts of the Eastern Bays to safeguard seabirds from potential harm. Four new Bird Protection Areas (BPAs) in the Eastern Bays are required under consent conditions for Tupua Horo Nuku (Eastern Bays Shared Path), to protect native seabirds that may be displaced during and following construction of the seawall and shared path. To protect the birds effectively, changes are being proposed within Hutt City Council’s Dog Control Bylaw to restrict dog access in and around these areas. As part of the consent conditions of the project,Read More →

Are you ready? Do you have a plan? What will you do in an emergency? Will you be safe? Who will you contact and how? This expo is intended to activate and support our community to become safer and more resilient at a family / whanau and community / kāinga level. Register now  Exhibitor info and registration Resilience includes day to day safety, having plans and resources in place for more significant emergencies, and acting to prevent or minimise future incidents where possible. The scope is as broad as you can imagine, from ways to stay safe around your home, dealing with family or communityRead More →

Open Day We were thankful the rain held off for the recent open day in Mā-koromiko which gave people the opportunity to see the completed seawall sections in this bay. Following a walkthrough with the Mayor, local councillors and invited media, the community were able to get a close-up look at the pre-cast seawall blocks which our team has been working hard to install. “I’m really excited about the progress we’ve been able to make on this project,” Mayor Campbell Barry said. “Many in the local community have been advocating for this for a very long time and to be down here seeing the seawallRead More →

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Greater Wellington Regional Council contracted, professional deer cullers will be hunting in East Harbour Regional, Northern Forest between 1st May and 26th May. Hunters will be only hunting when weather conditions are conducive to hunting. There will be 13 days of actual deer hunting in the period. No hunting will be undertaken on weekends, public holidays or school holidays. Hunting will on occasion be occurring at night. The East Harbour Regional Park website notices will be updated daily as the hunter communicates his plans to Jo at GWRC. Please feel free to text Jo 0274673076 if you are unsure. Ospri Arial possum control – OSPRI undertook an aerial operation to target possums on 15 November 2022 see attached map.  CerealRead More →