Read the latest news and updates on science, technology and innovation in Lower Hutt. These articles are sourced from Hutt at Heart – Hutt City Council’s news centre.

  • Resilience of Lower Hutt buildings to be monitored in new trial

    Lower Hutt will soon be able to electronically monitor ground shaking beneath some of its key buildings during an earthquake. Dr Laura Sessions, Hutt City Council’s Science and Technology Manager, says the seismic monitoring system called EQRNet is being trialled across Lower Hutt as part of council’s Smart Cities programme. “This seismic resilience service will […] The post Resilience of Lower Hutt buildings to be monitored in new trial appeared first on Hutt at Heart. […]

  • How will technology shape the future of Lower Hutt?

    Science, technology and innovation are having a profound impact on everything we do, and the pace of change is only increasing Take cellphones for example. 25 years ago, almost no one owned their own mobile. Today there are more mobile phones than people on the planet, and a digital native will send over 2,000 text messages a month […] The post How will technology shape the future of Lower Hutt? appeared first on Hutt at Heart. […]

  • Strong Support for Vocational Education Reform from Council and Chamber

    Hutt City Council and the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce have both made submissions in support of the proposed changes to vocational education. The post Strong Support for Vocational Education Reform from Council and Chamber appeared first on Hutt at Heart. […]

  • Join the conversation about climate change

    Join us for the panel discussion ‘Climate Change: Its Effects on Aotearoa and the South Pacific’ at the Lower Hutt War Memorial Library on Thursday 11 April, 6:30pm. The post Join the conversation about climate change appeared first on Hutt at Heart. […]

  • Tech Entrepreneur Finds his Niche

    Entrepreneur, electronics enthusiast and Eight360 co-founder Terry Miller has created the next big thing in entertainment experiences and turned a hobby project into reality, virtual reality (VR). The post Tech Entrepreneur Finds his Niche appeared first on Hutt at Heart. […]

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