Have Your Say: Hutt City Council Heritage Policy Review

Hutt City Council wants to know what you think about heritage in the Hutt.

start of erection of sea-wall (south end) 1956

The Hutt City Council (HCC) is reviewing the current heritage policy to make sure that we fulfil our role of kaitiaki for our cultural and built heritage. This review will include the city’s management of buildings, areas, identities and stories.

Your feedback will help HCC prepare a new Heritage Policy which will guide how we care for our shared heritage resources.

We know that our special city has important stories across a broad range of communities from tanagata and mana whenua to the first settlers ships, industrialization and today’s innovators and industry leaders. This review invites you to share your thoughts on heritage in Lower Hutt.

The Council is hosting Open Days at city libraries throughout January where they will welcome your feedback kanohi ki te kanohi. The dates and locations of Open Days are:

  • Friday 18 January, Eastbourne Library, 28 Rimu Street, 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday 23 January, Petone Library, 7 Britannia Street, 10am-2pm
  • Thursday 24 January, Wainuiomata Library, Queen Street, 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday 30 January, Naenae Library, Hillary Court, 10am-2pm
  • Thursday 31 January. Taita Library, Walter Nash Centre, Taine Street, 10am-2pm

The Council is also organising meetings with interested community groups and individuals who cannot attend the Open Days. If you have any questions, would like to email feedback or would like to speak to someone about the Heritage Policy Review, please contact wendy.moore@huttcity.govt.nz.

Further information about the review of the Heritage Policy can be found on the Hutt City Council’s website here.

The current Heritage Policy can be found here.

The Heritage Policy review presents a great opportunity for everyone to be involved in setting a path for the city’s cultural and built heritage that meets the needs of present and future generations so please do get involved.

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