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Plateau School wins Mayoral World Smokefree Day poster comp

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:40 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

What does your smokefree world look like? This was the challenge put out to all Upper Hutt primary schools last term in the Mayoral World Smokefree Day poster competition. More >>

Upper Hutt’s Expressions Whirinaki set to grow

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:40 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

The Expressions Whirinaki Trust has been granted up to $1.3 million, from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund by the Minister for Art, Culture and Heritage, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern. The grant will contribute toward the extension of Expressions Whirinaki Arts ... More >>

Upper Hutt is turning the page this Christmas

Friday, 9 August 2019, 3:30 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt’s much-loved Santa Parade is back for 2019 with a brand new theme of a ‘Storybook Christmas’, bringing a literary spectacular to Main Street on Sunday 1 December at 3:00 pm. More >>

Council and community celebrate enhanced open space

Friday, 2 August 2019, 1:21 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Oxford Crescent School students, staff, and families were accompanied by local residents and Council representatives to celebrate the official opening of the Oxford Park sealed pathway today. More >>

Upper Hutt City Council Pre-election Report 2019

Friday, 2 August 2019, 10:09 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council has released its Pre-election Report for 2019, inviting the community to engage in the upcoming election. It is available at Upper Hutt City Council reception or online at www.upperhuttcity.com/2019-Elections . More >>

Upper Hutt’s great paper bag giveaway

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 11:35 am | Upper Hutt City Council

An offer too good to refuse! Upper Hutt City Council recently received a call asking if they would like some free paper bags. Coming on the eve of recent legislation banning some single use plastic bags, the affirmative response was a no-brainer. ... More >>

HUHA ‘Supreme’ winner for Upper Hutt

Friday, 12 July 2019, 3:35 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Congratulations to Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) who were announced as Supreme winner for Upper Hutt in the 2019 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. More >>

Water extraction in Refreshment Place

Friday, 28 June 2019, 5:09 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Information is circulating in the community regarding a resource consent to extract aquifer water from a bore in Refreshment Place Upper Hutt. A Change.org petition is now underway requesting that the consent be revoked. More >>

Upper Hutt youth are #AWESOME!

Friday, 21 June 2019, 1:49 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City hosted another successful Young Achievers Awards to highlight the achievements of local youth. The young people of Upper Hutt were celebrated at the 13th Young Achievers Youth Civic Awards on Wednesday 5 June. The event, hosted at ... More >>

Council moves to mitigate risk from aging elms

Friday, 14 June 2019, 1:11 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

For many years, residents and users of McLeod Street in Upper Hutt have enjoyed the sight of a street lined with giant Siberian elm trees. The trees were planted in 1949 and some have grown up to 21 metres tall with shade footprints rivalling most ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council’s event fund open from 1 June

Friday, 31 May 2019, 5:18 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Local event organisers are invited to apply for funding support through Council’s annual event funding round. Upper Hutt City Council has a contestable pool of event funding available for supporting a limited number of events in Upper Hutt City each ... More >>

Council appoints independent member to Risk Committee

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:04 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Sara Brownlie has been appointed to Upper Hutt City Council’s Risk and Assurance Committee as an independent member. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 MAY 2019—The extraordinary Council meeting on Thursday 18 April saw the appointment of the Risk ... More >>

Inclusive fun on the horizon

Friday, 3 May 2019, 12:47 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 03 May 2019—Starting Monday 6 May, Trentham Memorial Park playground will be closed to the public so the wood chip can be replaced with rubber safety surfacing. More >>

Acceptance of plastics set to change

Monday, 8 April 2019, 2:13 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Over the last year the global waste market has been undergoing significant changes, Upper Hutt City Council is making the change to collect only plastic types 1 and 2 at our Park Street Recycling Station. More >>

Maidstone Park sports fields upgrade underway

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:57 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

As part of Upper Hutt City Council’s Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028, the Maidstone Park sports fields are being upgraded to a ‘sand carpet’ facility. More >>

Park Street recycling station upgrade starts next week

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 4:44 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council will begin the upgrade of the recycling station in Park Street, next week. This project was included in the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 and completion will allow the station to be open to the community seven days a week, make it more ... More >>

Tenth annual Bike The Trail set to ride on 3 March

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:35 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Get family and friends on their bikes and enjoy a scenic ride along the Hutt River, for the tenth year running of Bike the Trail. More >>

Upper Hutt Central Library to reopen 11 March

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 4:50 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt’s much-loved Central Library is reopening its doors from 9.30 am on Monday 11 March. The opening will be preceded by a blessing. More >>

February fun with The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 11:40 am | Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JAN 2019—Upper Hutt is celebrating summer with free, family events run by Upper Hutt City Council's Activation team, and sponsored by The Gas Hub. Make one of our beautiful parks your backyard for the day, gather the ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council moved by colourful submission

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 11:12 am | Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 JANUARY 2019—Late last year Council was privileged to receive a group 'submission' from the children of Premium Preschool, Heretaunga. Sending a collection of drawings and news articles, they asked Council to post signs ... More >>



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