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  •   Home > News > Local Politics

    Even the mayor was caught by surprise by the arrival of Lime scooters in Upper Hutt

    Even the mayor was caught by surprise by the arrival of Lime scooters in Upper Hutt


    The e-scooters were launched in the Hutt Valley on Friday.

    Mayor Wayne Guppy says he knew they were coming in December, but not what day.

    He says he found out driving to work on Friday morning, when he saw people riding up and down Fergusson Drive.

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