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Upper Hutt Libraries Run Wool Donations Appeal For Local Red Cross Branch

Friday, 12 February 2021, 3:20 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

With the winter months approaching, the Upper Hutt Red Cross is in urgent need of wool for their knitting group who create warm clothing for newborn babies. Upper Hutt Libraries have teamed up with them for a community wool donations appeal, starting ... More >>

Council Continues To Develop People’s Skills Through Free Youth Employment Programme

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 9:26 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council continues to partner with the Ministry of Social Development to empower young job-seekers to be involved in their community through meaningful employment and further study. A recent intake into its Youth Employment Programme ... More >>

Celebrating Local Stories: Upper Hutt Libraries To Host Author Angela Robertson

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 10:38 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Libraries is starting its 2021 programme of speakers with an author talk, hosting Angela Robertson on Saturday, 30 January, 2.00 pm at its Central branch. The afternoon event marks the launch of a series of events focussed on celebrating ... More >>

Upper Hutt Libraries Address Community’s Digital Literacy Needs

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 10:31 am | Upper Hutt City Council

‘Talk Digital’, a new daily drop-in service at Upper Hutt’s Central Library, opens the conversation about the growing digital divide in New Zealand. With an increasing number of services moving to online-only availability, people are finding it harder ... More >>

Council Shows Support For White Ribbon Day

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 11:43 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council is getting behind the annual White Ribbon Campaign this month with a number of activities and events happening across the city to raise awareness. White Ribbon Day, 25 November, is the international day when people wear a white ... More >>

Upper Hutt Libraries Introduce Zero Fines Initiative

Monday, 16 November 2020, 8:32 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Libraries Manager, Marion Read, looks forward to welcoming old customers back. Upper Hutt Libraries have become the fourth library in New Zealand to remove overdue fees, meaning that customers will no longer be fined for overdue items they ... More >>

Upper Hutt Libraries Help Give Secondhand Eyeglasses New Life

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 9:25 am | Upper Hutt City Council

The Recycle for Sight initiative returns to Upper Hutt Libraries during October. Run by Lions Clubs throughout New Zealand, the initiative calls for donations of old or unwanted eyeglasses and sunglasses, which will be checked and refurbished ... More >>

Council Adopts Smokefree Upper Hutt Policy

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 10:47 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Raising a smokefree generation by denormalising smoking in public spaces moved a step closer last week, with Upper Hutt City Council backing making more of the city smokefree. Council voted in favour of expanding its Smokefree Parks and Open Spaces ... More >>

Council Supporting Business Recovery In Upper Hutt

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 10:34 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Supporting business recovery from COVID-19 is a top priority for Upper Hutt City Council. The Council, in conjunction with Wellington NZ, the Ministry of Social Development and Hutt City Council is helping to connect established and budding businesspeople ... More >>

Play Park Upgrade Will Be “worth The Wait”

Monday, 3 August 2020, 1:18 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Work to deliver a top class community recreation attraction of regional significance looks set to swing into action later this year. A full-scale redevelopment of Upper Hutt’s Maidstone Max play area is slated to get underway in August, with the park ... More >>

Upper Hutt Libraries’ New Mobile And Outreach Service Pūrehurehu Blessed

Friday, 17 July 2020, 2:22 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Pūrehurehu, Upper Hutt Libraries’ new mobile and outreach bus was blessed at a dawn ceremony this morning. The event inducts the vehicle into service which will begin on Monday 20 July. Pūrehurehu goes into service visiting 8 schools and 28 ... More >>

Wellington’s Councils Collaborate To For Plastic Free July

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:13 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Councils from across the region have joined forces to take a combined approach to reducing plastic waste this July. Plastic Free July is an annual campaign to reduce the amount of plastic waste we produce by encouraging people and business to use ... More >>

Community Support For More Smokefree Spaces In Upper Hutt

Monday, 6 July 2020, 10:50 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Widespread public support for making even more public spaces across Upper Hutt smokefree has encouraged Council to look at extending its smokefree policy. In 2006, Upper Hutt City Council was one of the first Councils to introduce smokefree outdoor areas ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council Backs Strengthening Of Community Assets

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 10:27 am | Upper Hutt City Council

A programme of work to future-proof two popular community facilities in Upper Hutt has been given the go-ahead by Upper Hutt City Council. At its meeting on Wednesday 10 June, Council backed the seismic strengthening of the HAPAI Building and the Professionals ... More >>

Public Spaces Support More People To Be Smokefree In Lower Hutt

Friday, 29 May 2020, 9:16 am | Upper Hutt City Council

In the lead up to World Smokefree Day the number of people who do not smoke is at an all-time high. Smokefree public places make it easier for smokers to quit and stay smokefree while reducing the visibility of smoking to young people, making it ... More >>

Upper Hutt Event Funding Round Open From Queen’s Birthday

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 5:08 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Local event organisers are invited to apply for funding support through Council’s annual event funding round from next week. Applications will be open throughout the month from Monday 1 until Tuesday 30 June 2020. An event fund pool is available to ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council Formally Adopts Measures To Ease COVID-19 Impact

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 8:36 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

On 9 April, Upper Hutt City Council discussed multiple measures aimed at bringing relief to residents and businesses in light of the COVID-19 lockdown and its financial impacts and provided direction on 12 measures. Some of these required further work ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council Agrees To Additional COVID-19 Relief Measures

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 6:45 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

At a workshop today elected members of Upper Hutt City Council discussed multiple measures aimed at bringing relief to residents and businesses in light of the COVID-19 lockdown and its financial impacts. A total of 12 measures have been agreed to by ... More >>

Skinny Jump Now Available Through Upper Hutt Libraries

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 1:08 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Libraries is teaming up with Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa to offer Skinny Jump. Skinny Jump (previously Spark Jump ) is designed for households at risk of digital exclusion and who don’t have a broadband connection, participants receive ... More >>

H2O Xtream temporarily closes leisure and lane pools, slides

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 5:37 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council staff have taken the precautionary measure of closing H2O Xtream aquatic centre’s main pools and slides following the breakage of a glass vessel at poolside. Glass vessels are not permitted inside the facility. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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