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Homelessness – what’s council doing about it?

In March, Hutt City Councillors will consider what actions Council will take towards ending homelessness in the city, as part of a wider homelessness strategy being developed together with groups and agencies working in...

Emotional start to homelessness debate

Homelessness lies below the radar in Lower Hutt with women and their children paying a particularly grim price, Hutt City Council’s Policy and Regulatory Committee meeting heard recently. Social service agencies, a...

Homelessness on the rise

The number of homeless families and individuals in Lower Hutt has increased significantly over the past 12 years, according to Hutt City Council research.

Homelessness can happen to anyone

In the mid-winter chill, a homeless family uses the Buick Street fountain in Petone to wash each morning and evening. Then there’s Nance and Tamati and their children whose landlord sold their rented home. The family...

Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan 2019/20

Council’s Annual Plan sets the budget for the year ahead and aligns closely with the key priorities and projects developed with our community and published in our 3-yearly Long Term Plan.

The forgotten

They arrive one-by-one. Traumatised, impoverished, discriminated against, alone and unwanted.

No place to call home

Nicole Gray’s seven-year-old son wasn’t his usual self. He had become sullen and angry. For the first time, he was getting into fights with other kids.

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