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$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 >>

HO Xtream Introduces Sensory Sessions For Families With Extra Needs

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 9:35 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt’s HO Xtream Aquatic Centre will begin sensory sessions for young people with extra and special needs and their families, so they can enjoy water play in an environment better suited to their needs. Run in partnership with Āhuru Mōwai ... More >>

Changes Coming For Council’s Key Projects Through Annual Plan Consultation

Monday, 4 April 2022, 10:45 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council has begun consultation on its Annual Plan 2022-2023. Typically, the council wouldn’t consult on its Annual Plan as it doesn’t usually change from the Long Term Plan the previous year, however it is facing mounting budget pressure ... More >>

Maidstone Community Sports Hub Breaks New Ground

Friday, 18 February 2022, 1:28 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Sport and Recreation, Grant Robertson, joined Mayor Guppy, Minister Hipkins, and other community representatives at Maidstone Park on Friday to mark the official ground-breaking of the Maidstone Community Sport Hub ... More >>

No Vaccine Passes Required For Most Public Facilities In Upper Hutt

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 12:33 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council will not require vaccine passes to be shown at most of its public facilities when the city moves to the traffic light system on 3 December. The public facilities include Upper Hutt Libraries, Council’s Civic Centre and ... More >>

Prison’s Bike Recycling Initiative Donates 30 Bikes To Local School

Monday, 15 November 2021, 5:16 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Students enjoying the new bikes delivered on Monday. Students at Fergusson Intermediate are the latest recipients of Rimutaka Prison’s community bike recycling partnership with Upper Hutt City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, and the Cycle ... More >>

The Hunt Continues For Great Hutt Trees

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 11:02 am | Upper Hutt City Council

The great Lower Hutt tree hunt is on. Council is inviting residents to nominate their favourite tree as part of its work on updating the District Plan. Simon Edwards, chair of Council's District Plan Review subcommittee says "We want residents ... More >>

Groundbreaking Sustainability Stimulus Grant Opens

Friday, 29 October 2021, 9:41 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council’s groundbreaking Sustainability Stimulus Grant opens today. Through the Long Term Plan process, Council committed to introducing a Council-funded Sustainability Stimulus Grant. It is intended that Council will take a partnership ... More >>

Ōrongomai Marae Supreme Winner At Upper Hutt’s Wellington Airport Community Awards

Friday, 23 July 2021, 2:54 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Ōrongomai Marae received a standing ovation when they were announced as supreme winner for Upper Hutt at last night’s Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards for 2021. Every year, Wellington International Airport, Wellington Community Trust, ... More >>

New Zealand’s First EV Mobile Library Service To Start In Upper Hutt

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 11:18 am | Upper Hutt City Council

New Zealand’s first electric vehicle mobile library service, Mangaroa, is coming to Upper Hutt Libraries. Blessed this morning, Thursday 22 July, by Matua Kura Moeahu of Te Āti Awa, this service will be in addition to the existing mobile library bus ... More >>

Big Changes Proposed For Residential And Rural Development

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 10:05 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council will begin city-wide engagement this week to seek feedback from residents on proposed changes to its District Plan - Plan Change 50. Over the last two and a half years, Council has been working through a review of the residential ... More >>

Council Locks In Whirinaki Whare Taonga For Another Three Years

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 12:19 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Mayor Guppy met with the Expressions Arts and Entertainment Charitable Trust Chair, Peter Richardson, today to sign the Declaration of Trust (lease) for the next three years. Council owns the land and the building that houses Whirinaki Whare Taonga, ... More >>

Council Says Cheers To Its Volunteers

Monday, 5 July 2021, 7:08 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Mayor Guppy with local netball team at Heretaunga College on Saturday morning On Saturday, Mayor Guppy and a team of Council officers surprised some of the city’s local sports volunteers with random acts of thanks, as part of National Volunteer ... More >>

Ten-year Plan Adopted In Upper Hutt

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 4:31 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council held its meeting on Tuesday afternoon to adopt the Long Term Plan 2021 – 2031. The plan was adopted without changes to Council’s deliberations that were held on 26 May and follows a community-wide consultation during March and ... More >>

H2O Xtream Swimming Facility Closed

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 4:18 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre has closed early today. This closure is due to an air quality issue. A small number of children suffering discomfort have been taken to hospital for observation. Council is investigating the issue and will ... More >>

Upper Hutt Starts With U: Consultation For Long Term Plan 2021 – 2031 Underway

Friday, 26 March 2021, 7:10 am | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council begins consultation for its Long Term Plan 2021 – 2031 today, seeking the community’s feedback on its plans and proposals for the next 10 years. The plan details how the Council will manage and maintain its facilities, ... More >>

Enhancing The Service Of Upper Hutt Libraries In The Community

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 12:21 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt Libraries has been allocated $335,000 over the next 18 months for three community-focused roles that will enhance the service it provides to the Upper Hutt community. The finance is being provided by the New Zealand Libraries Partnership ... More >>

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 >>