The nominations have closed and the candidates for the various roles are available on the Hutt City Council website. Locally we have 9 candidates for the Eastbourne Community Board (5 positions)- congraulations to all who have put their names forward, it’s great to see democracy in action. There are also 2 candidates for the Harbour Ward (1 position),  23 for the Councillors at Large and 7 for the Hutt Mana Charitable Trust (Lower Hutt).  Candidates unknown for Greater Wellington Regional Council at this time. There is usually a Meet the Candidates meeting in Eastbourne before the election.  Read More →

This fund supports local activities and events that directly benefit the communities concerned. Funding details on Hutt City website. Community boards and funding panels receive a set amount of funding to give out to applicants each financial year. Applications must support the Local Community Plan (if there is one) and also core Council business identified in our Long Term Plan. Eligibility criteria You must: have legal status as charitable trusts or incorporated societies that have the right to receive or administer charitable funding be based in Hutt City be planning an event/activity in Hutt City. Available funding for Eastbourne $2,366 What we fund Purchase of officeRead More →

Eastbourne has a number of community specific funding opportunities including Hutt City Council categories, Trusts and Service Organisations.Read More →