The Mayor officially launched the Naenae anti-graffiti programme at the Hilary Court in Naenae on 26 February.

The Naenae Board, Naenae Community Policing Team and the Hutt City Council anti-graffiti programme, have come together to reduce the amount of graffiti in the area, and engage the community in preventing it.

Early stages of the intiative involves the placement of 12 new signs in Hillary Court and Seddon Street, areas that are subjected to large amount of graffiti vandalism.

The signs outline the various ways people can report graffiti for removal, as well as providing advice about not approaching graffiti vandals;  instead reporing them to Police.