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MORE CLUBS CHOOSING WATER AND LOSING UNHEALTHY SPONSORSHIP

MORE CLUBS CHOOSING WATER AND LOSING UNHEALTHY SPONSORSHIP

More clubs across the wider Wellington Region are ditching their unhealthy sponsorship and promoting water instead as part of the ever expanding Go the H2O movement. What started with one local sports code and Hutt City Council has grown to include 69 clubs from 12...

WELLINGTON RUGBY UNION JOIN THE GO THE H2O MOVEMENT

WELLINGTON RUGBY UNION JOIN THE GO THE H2O MOVEMENT

The Go the H2O movement has a new champion with Wellington Rugby Union joining the growing list of sports clubs and regional codes to promote water as the drink of choice. Now more than 5,000 junior rugby players are encouraged to experience water only sidelines as...

GUIDING OUR CITY TO NURTURE HEALTH AND WELLBEING

GUIDING OUR CITY TO NURTURE HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Hutt City Council has recently published its Central City Transformation Plan outlining the vision of our city as a dynamic 24-hour city that has the awa as its centre piece. Healthy Families Lower Hutt’s Strategic Leadership Group took their opportunity to provide a...

WAINUIOMATA TOWN CENTRE DESIGNATED SMOKEFREE

WAINUIOMATA TOWN CENTRE DESIGNATED SMOKEFREE

Hutt City Council endorsed the recommendation from the Wainuiomata Community Board to designate Queen Street as smokefree. Exploring smokefree town centres is part of Hutt City Council’s Smokefree Outdoor Public Places Policy. Wainuiomata will be Lower Hutt’s second...

GANGSTA GARDENER HITS THE HUTT FOR VISA WELLINGTON ON A PLATE

GANGSTA GARDENER HITS THE HUTT FOR VISA WELLINGTON ON A PLATE

Ron Finley uses gardening as a tool and metaphor for community transformation. Healthy Families Lower Hutt, Te Awakairangi Health Network and Hutt City Council are proud to be supporting Ron to come to Lower Hutt in August in partnership with Visa Wellington on a...

PASIFIKA POWER ON DISPLAY AT POLY ODYSSEY

PASIFIKA POWER ON DISPLAY AT POLY ODYSSEY

Poly Odyssey was a rich Pasifika experience delivered alongside Polyfest Hutt Valley during the week of 2 July 2018. Poly Odyssey surpassed expectations for both the organisers and the 50 schools, early childhood centres and learning organisations that attended....

POLY ODYSSEY – AN UNFORGETTABLE PASIFIKA EXPERIENCE

POLY ODYSSEY – AN UNFORGETTABLE PASIFIKA EXPERIENCE

From 2-5 July 2018 Walter Nash Stadium will host Poly Odyssey for the first time. Poly Odyssey is a Pasifika health, education and arts day programme for school students that will run alongside Polyfestival Hutt Valley, the largest annual Pasifika event in the Hutt...

QUEENSGATE PROUD TO BE SMOKEFREE

QUEENSGATE PROUD TO BE SMOKEFREE

World Smokefree Day is 31 May and this year’s theme celebrates New Zealand’s smokefree achievements. Lower Hutt has a lot to celebrate with community leaders working alongside businesses and Council to create more smokefree places across our city. Queensgate Shopping...

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