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Upper Hutt’s 2017 Young Achievers Awards—nominations now open

Wayne Guppy and Brianna Ralston

Inspiring young people of Upper Hutt will be celebrated at the annual Upper Hutt City Young Achievers Awards.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 MAR 2017—Each year, Upper Hutt City Council hosts the annual Upper Hutt City Young Achievers Awards to recognise the accomplishments of local young people. Past nominees for the awards include young… Read more »

Valley News December edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. This edition also includes our Christmas season hours. To view the December Valley News, click here (PDF 2.2 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publication. Read more »

Bold new layout planned for Upper Hutt Central Library

Upper Hutt Central Library’s interior layout will be reconfigured early in the new year.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 NOV 2016—Upper Hutt City Library Manager, Marion Read has announced a redesign of the Central Library’s interior layout. The aim is to create an even more welcoming, comfortable, and easy-to-use space for Library customers. A… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Library 2017 Heritage Calendar on sale now!

Upper Hutt City Library 2017 Heritage Calendar on sale now! People have often asked us why we don’t collect some of the amazing photographs in our archives together and make them available as a calendar – well, now we have! This is the first of what is planned to be an annual Heritage Collections calendar,… Read more »

The sixties return to Upper Hutt’s Main Street

Two sixties-themed exhibitions will be running from late October to early November in commemorating Upper Hutt’s 50 years as a city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 OCT 2016—The 1960s are coming back to Upper Hutt’s city centre. As part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Upper Hutt becoming a city, the City Council and… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Positive Ageing Week is back

A week of activities to celebrate Upper Hutt’s mature residents has been organised by Upper Hutt City Council for Positive Ageing Week 2016. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 OCT 2016—Each year, Upper Hutt City Council supports Positive Ageing Week, a week dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of mature residents in the Upper Hutt… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! It’s a Merry Movie Christmas in Upper Hutt

Santa and child at 2015 parade

Get your thinking caps on and let your creative juices flow, because the theme for the ever-popular Upper Hutt 2016 Santa Parade is ‘A Merry Movie Christmas’ and it’s time to start planning your float! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 AUG 2016—Crowds of over 5,000 flocked to Main Street last year to enjoy the much-loved… Read more »

Collaborative clean-up results in enhanced outdoor experience in Ebdentown

A Council-initiated community clean-up and mural installation provides a platform for Upper Hutt’s young people to connect with their community and contribute toward an enhanced environment. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2016—Upper Hutt City Council, in collaboration with Oxford Crescent School senior students, has installed a mural and facilitated a clean-up in the road… Read more »