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Hutt Valley Councils Unite For The Second Year To Ignite Summer Reading Excitement For Tamariki

Friday, 1 December 2023, 12:14 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Council collaborate for the second year to proudly launch their summer reading challenge: The Little Read, The Big Read and The Even Bigger Read for tamariki ages 0 to 18. This initiative encourages literacy ... More >>

Celebrating Tomorrow's Leaders Today

Monday, 25 September 2023, 7:12 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Council is excited to announce the results of the 2023 Young Achievers Awards held at Whirinaki Whare Taonga on Wednesday, 13 September. Mayor Wayne Guppy and representatives from Whirinaki Whare Taonga and Silverstream Lions presented awards in five categories ... More >>

Council Signs Welcoming Communities’ Statement Of Commitment

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 11:44 am | Upper Hutt City Council

A significant milestone in our dedication to inclusivity and harmony was reached in Upper Hutt as part of Te Wiki o Manaaki Welcoming Week 2023. Last Wednesday, Mayor Wayne Guppy, and Council’s Interim Chief Executive, Kate Thomson, signed the Welcoming ... More >>

Upper Hutt's Main Street Watermain Renewal More Than Completed

Friday, 1 September 2023, 6:48 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Contractors have brought Main Street watermain renewal project to a close, following several months of work alongside the southern footpath. The initial project involved replacing a 96-year-old water supply main from Pine Avenue to Wakefield Street, which ... More >>

Welcome To New Partners For Upper Hutt Bike Recycling Project

Thursday, 10 August 2023, 10:27 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Following six successful years in partnership with Rimutaka Prison, Upper Hutt City Council says farewell and thank you to one of the founding partners from the Upper Hutt Bike Recycling Project. Council now welcomes new partners Get Fixed Bicycle ... More >>

Upper Hutt Mayor Announces Upcoming Matariki Puanga Festival Event

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 2:39 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy, is looking forward to bringing a new event to the city, Matariki Puanga that brings together council, local schools, and the community. In its second year of celebration, Council is working together with its facilities, ... More >>

Upper Hutt Unites With Mesa To Successfully Revive Mesa Youth Ambassadors

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 1:22 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt and Mesa, Arizona proudly announce the successful completion of the Mesa Youth Ambassadors Exchange Programme today. The exchange programme was last offered in 2019 between the two cities. The programme spanned from April to June this year. ... More >>

Mana Whenua Trusts And Upper Hutt City Council Relationship Formalised

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 4:38 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

A memorandum of partnership (MOP) was signed last week on Wednesday by representative members of Hikoikoi Management Limited, Wellington Tenths Trust, and Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust; and Upper Hutt City Council’s Mayor and Chief Executive. ... More >>

Resignation Of Chief Executive

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 11:26 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy, has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive, Peter Kelly ONZM (Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Koata). “Presented with an opportunity he could not refuse Mr Kelly has accepted the role of Chief Executive of Central ... More >>

Upper Hutt Event Fund Open For Applications

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 9:26 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council is currently accepting applications from local event organisers in its efforts to support a range of diverse events that have a significant contribution to the city. Last year, over 20 events were funded, including some familiar titles ... More >>

Upper Hutt Mayor Calls For Greater Transparency And Partnership From Wellington Water

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 1:02 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Mayor Guppy is frustrated after receiving late funding advice from Wellington Water. Each year Wellington Water provides Councils in the Wellington region with advice on the funding required to manage our water assets. “We are annoyed with the delays ... More >>

Upper Hutt Mayor Supports Independent Review Into Sportsground Fees

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 1:31 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Today Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy has announced his Council’s full support for an independent review into regional sportsground fees. This follows the announcement this week that Wellington City Council will commence the independent review on 1 ... More >>

Council Shares Findings Report Commissioned For Farrah’s Noise Issue

Tuesday, 28 February 2023, 3:39 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council has received the findings report of a review commissioned to look at the handling of the Farrah’s noise issue, which involved a series of complaints from neighbouring residents of Farrah’s Breads Ltd. The review was initiated ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council “adopts” Napier City Council As Part Of LGNZ’s Adopt-a-Community Campaign

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 11:55 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council (UHCC) is proud to be one of 30 Councils joining Local Government New Zealand’s (LGNZ) “Adopt-a-Community” campaign and has been matched with Napier City Council. The campaign is a nationwide initiative which directly connects ... More >>

Upper Hutt Libraries Celebrates Record-breaking Summer Reading Challenge

Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 9:32 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Libraries celebrates a record-breaking 1,031 percent increase in participation rate and a 3,216 percent increase in completion rate for this year’s summer reading challenge, “The Little, Big and Even Bigger Read”, which ended on 31 January ... More >>

Innovative Sustainability Stimulus Grant Opens For A Second Round

Monday, 7 November 2022, 11:04 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council’s Sustainability Stimulus Grant has opened for a second round, after the grant proved to be a roaring success in its first year. Council introduced the Grant in 2021 following consultation with the community as part of ... More >>

Driver Licensing Services Return To Upper Hutt

Friday, 14 October 2022, 8:44 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt motorists can once again sit their drivers test and renew their license and registration in the city thanks to Upper Hutt City Council pushing for return of these services, resulting in a collaboration between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport ... More >>

Upper Hutt City Council’s Pre-election Report Now Available

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 10:59 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council Chief Executive, Peter Kelly released his Pre-election Report for the 2022 Local Government election season yesterday. The report provides information for discussion about the key issues facing Upper Hutt today and over the next three ... More >>

$10,000 Available For Upper Hutt Events

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 11:02 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council is calling for applications to its Event Fund in its efforts to support local event organisers and see exciting events held in the city. Last year more than 20 events were supported, including the popular Karapoti Classic mountain ... More >>

New Governance Model And Trustees Coming For Maidstone Park

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 12:07 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council has formally adopted a proposal that will see a new Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) created for Maidstone Park, following consultation with the community earlier this year. Several operating models were assessed to determine ... More >>





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