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.
Hutt Science empowers young people in STEM
Since the programme started in 2015, Hutt Science has been committed to engaging young people in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects. This means opening their eyes to exciting career opportunities and encouraging curiosity. With up to 80% of children finishing primary […]
From First Assembly to Young Engineer of The Year
7 November 2019 saw the winners of the Engineering New Zealand ENVI Awards announced, and the winner of the ‘Young Engineer of The Year’ award was Lower Hutt’s very own Terry Miller. The post From First Assembly to Young Engineer of The Year appeared first on Hutt at Heart.
Digital Wellbeing: keeping our whānau safe online
Hutt City Libraries have teamed up with Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa (DIAA) to develop a Digital Wellbeing programme to help parents keep their whānau safe online The post Digital Wellbeing: keeping our whānau safe online appeared first on Hutt at Heart.
Applications for the Innovative Young Minds and Silicon Valley 2020 programmes are now open!
Innovative Young Minds Charitable Trust is excited to announce that applications are now open for the Innovative Young Minds (IYM) and the Silicon Valley 2020 programmes. IYM is a pioneering initiative by Hutt City Council and Rotary Hutt City, which is changing the way young women view careers in […]
Creating digital-savvy seniors
Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa and Hutt City Libraries are trialling Appy Seniors – a new project to help seniors engage in the digital world. The post Creating digital-savvy seniors appeared first on Hutt at Heart.
Vehicle fleet on the road to zero emissions
Hutt City Council has voted to fast track the electrification of its vehicle fleet which will see it head one step closer to achieving its net zero carbon target. The post Vehicle fleet on the road to zero emissions appeared first on Hutt at Heart.
Electrifying talk on EVs coming up in Hutt City
Hutt City Libraries is hosting a panel discussion on the positives and negatives of electric vehicles. The post Electrifying talk on EVs coming up in Hutt City appeared first on Hutt at Heart.
The Stacker Brewer
The Settlement Startup Incubator, supported by Hutt City Council as part of its economic development strategy, provides wrap-around support to new businesses from premises on Jackson Street Petone. Doug and Jonny of Front Office, developing their Stacker Brewer, are one of five companies accepted […]
Insights from a day out in the world of waste
When thirty-one Year 5 and 6 students from Normandale School spent a day out in Lower Hutt on a Enviroschools/Hutt City Council World Of Waste tour, they were amazed by the affect the waste in a landfill has on our environment, and inspired by how creativity can reduce that impact. The post […]
IYM young women visit WSP Opus
During IYM 2019 (7 – 19 July) chosen, participating students wrote articles on their time with some of the awesome companies they visited. Here is the sixth in their series: On the 15th of June, 40 young women visited WSP Opus’ research centre in Petone as part of the second, 6-day […]