Recent Submissions

The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce meets regularly with local councils and key government officials to raise awareness of issues that are important to our local business community.

Upper Hutt City Council Draft Annual Plan

On behalf of local business, we sent a submission to the Upper Hutt City Council with recommendations for the 2020-2021 Draft Annual Plan. Read our submission from 7 June 2020.

Hutt City Council Draft Annual Plan

On behalf of local business, we sent a submission to the Hutt City Council with recommendations for the 2020-2021 Draft Annual Plan. Read our submission from 22 May 2020.

Shovel Ready Projects

Our recent submission to government urges central government to consider shovel ready projects across the Valley in support of our business community. Read our submission from 12 May 2020.

Vocational Education Reform

The HVCCI considers the reform of vocational education to be a highly significant proposal that is fundamentally important to the success of the business sector and New Zealand’s long term economic performance. Read the full submission here from 8 April 2019.

Central City Transformation Plan

The HVCCI has long been involved in the development and promotion of our central city area. In this submission we outlined many recommendations for the Hutt CBD to not only meet the needs of the business community, but also to ensure that all those who engage with our central city have an enjoyable and memorable experience. Read our submission from 4 March 2019.

HCC proposed Long Term Plan 2015-2025

The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce believes the evolution as proposed under the Long Term Plan is a positive step. We see a growing preference for staff and business owners to stay local for lifestyle and community activities. The existence, retention and attraction of locally-based facilities are the key to fulfilling those expectations. Read our submission from April 2015.

Wellington City Council Urban Development Strategic Plan 2014 - 2023

Our submission covers freight transport, roading infrastructure proposals and general transport networks including public transport, cycling and walking. Read the full submission here from April 2015.

Upper Hutt City Council Long Term Plan 2015-2025

We believe the combination of lifting awareness of what is on offer in Upper Hutt and upgrading areas like the walkway/cycleway network, Harcourt Park, community space and facilities enhancements, will build the city’s profile as a destination city for the Greater Wellington Region. Read our submission from April 2015.

Draft Proposal for Local Government