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.

  • Towards Zero Carbon

    Last year Hutt City Council made a decision to set itself a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. We aim to reduce our carbon footprint by being energy efficient, making it easier to walk, cycle and use public transport, managing landfills well, and ensuring Lower Hutt […]

  • Funding for World Class Innovation Hub Welcomed

    Hutt City Council has welcomed the government’s $75M commitment to Callaghan Innovation that Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon. Dr. Megan Woods presented this morning at the Gracefield Innovation Quarter site in Lower Hutt. The post Funding for World Class Innovation Hub Welcomed […]

  • #siliconvalleyiym2019

    The IYM (Innovative Young Minds) programme encourages young women to explore science, technology, engineering, mathematics and high-tech manufacturing. The post #siliconvalleyiym2019 appeared first on Hutt at Heart. […]

  • What’s your favourite way to get around Lower Hutt?

    What’s your favourite way to get around Lower Hutt? And which journeys do you find the least enjoyable? As our city grows we want to make sure it’s an easy and seamless place to get around. To help us make future transport decisions, Hutt City Council is doing a survey to collect […]

  • There’s a paint revolution going on in our town

    Did you know that you can turn your lounge walls into a light switch just by touching them?  Resene’s Research and Development team has created touch screen technology in a can. If you don’t like light switches or if installing a light switch is inconvenient or presents […]

  • Ford Exhibition and Speaker Series

    Ford in Lower Hutt Hutt City Council announces pop-up exhibition on Assembling the Ford Story and Te Wā Heke speaker series The Ford factory in Seaview is an iconic symbol of the history of motor vehicle production in Lower Hutt. This month we are celebrating Ford’s contribution to our […]

  • Mobility Parking app comes to Lower Hutt

    The free CCS Disability Action Access Aware mobility parking app is about to go live in Lower Hutt. “Disabled people and those with limited mobility will find this new app of enormous benefit when driving around Lower Hutt,” says Mayor Ray Wallace. “Mobility parking permit holders […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

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