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.

  • 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 […]

  • IYM young women visit Callaghan Innovation

    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 fifth in their series: I was part of a group of young women from years 11 and 12 who attended the Innovative Young Minds (IYM) programme over […]

  • IYM young women visit Fraser Engineering

    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 fourth in their series: Cutting edge technology, detailed designs, international scale, next level engineering and so much more – Fraser […]

  • IYM young women visit Resene

    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 third in their series: As a girl, lucky enough to be a part of the 2019 IYM program, fortune favoured me twice over when we visited Resene on […]

  • IYM young women visit Victoria University Wellington

    During IYM 2019 chosen, participating students will be writing articles on their time with some of the awesome companies they are visiting. Here is the second in their series: On Wednesday 10 July our IYM group had the pleasure of being taken on a tour of the Science Department and Labs of Victory […]

  • IYM young women visit Capital E in Wellington

    2019 marks the third year of the Innovative Young Minds (IYM) programme. IYM is designed to encourage young women to explore science, technology, engineering, mathematics and high-tech manufacturing. The week-long residential programme is open to female Year 11 and Year 12 students, and runs during […]

  • Business start-ups to get help through incubator initiative

    A business incubator programme that will provide entrepreneurs with a step up to make it in the business world is seeking applications for the inaugural intake. The Settlement Startup Incubator, supported by Hutt City Council as part of its economic development strategy, will provide wrap-around […]

  • Hutt City Council Declares Climate Emergency

    Hutt City Council has joined other cities in declaring a climate emergency at a council meeting this evening citing the need to raise awareness on climate change and to prioritise reducing council and city-wide emissions to net zero carbon. The post Hutt City Council Declares Climate Emergency […]

  • 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 […]

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