Hutt City Council

Eastern Ward

The Hutt City Council provides local services and facilities, such as public transport, rubbish and recycling, libraries, parks, and recreation facilities. It also makes decisions about building and planning, local regulations, and infrastructure, such as water supply and sewerage. The council is made up of 12 councillors and the mayor. One councillor will be elected from the Eastern ward. The other councillors will be elected from other wards or by all voters in the city. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Hutt City Council election.

Climate change and resilience

Climate change poses a huge challenge for communities as more frequent extreme weather events require us to rethink how we live and where. Local authorities are at the forefront of efforts to respond, with responsibilities for environmental planning and regulation, as well as civil defence. Many councils have plans to reduce emissions in their area and are working to help their communities adapt to a warming world.

Climate change and resilience

Climate change poses a huge challenge for communities as more frequent extreme weather events require us to rethink how we live and where. Local authorities are at the forefront of efforts to respond, with responsibilities for environmental planning and regulation, as well as civil defence. Many councils have plans to reduce emissions in their area and are working to help their communities adapt to a warming world.

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  • Commit to policies which support the need to limit temperature rise globally, to no more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

    Ensure the Council's Climate and Sustainability Committee recommendations will produce the highest possible rate of de-carbonisation.

    Support the Melling River Link to provide additional flood bank protection for the city and protect Eastern Bays from rising sea levels.

  • Ensure our carbon emissions reduction plan and targets are met, including by engaging businesses and residents to reduce their own emissions.

    Demonstrate strong, informed climate leadership and a commitment to reconfiguring our city for a zero carbon future.

    Evaluate priority resilience projects and fund them, to mitigate natural disasters and the inevitable impacts of climate change.

  • No policies provided

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  • Commit to policies which support the need to limit temperature rise globally, to no more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

    Ensure the Council's Climate and Sustainability Committee recommendations will produce the highest possible rate of de-carbonisation.

    Support the Melling River Link to provide additional flood bank protection for the city and protect Eastern Bays from rising sea levels.

  • Ensure our carbon emissions reduction plan and targets are met, including by engaging businesses and residents to reduce their own emissions.

    Demonstrate strong, informed climate leadership and a commitment to reconfiguring our city for a zero carbon future.

    Evaluate priority resilience projects and fund them, to mitigate natural disasters and the inevitable impacts of climate change.

  • No policies provided