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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 »

Upper Hutt’s Lucky Christmas Shopper is back and bigger than ever!

Local retailers team up with Upper Hutt City Council and the Upper Hutt Leader to give away $10,000 worth of prizes to people who shop locally this Christmas.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 24 NOV 2016—Customers who do their Christmas shopping in Upper Hutt between Thursday 1 December and Sunday 18 December, could be in… 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 »

Council’s submission on airport runway extension now available online

Upper Hutt City Council’s submission on the resource consent application to extend the Wellington Airport runway is now available on our website for viewing or download. The document can be found on Council’s website through the publications hub. To download/view the document directly please click here (PDF 47 KB). For more information about the resource… Read more »

Sustainable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt

A re-usable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt will encourage shoppers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags in an effort to reduce quantities going to landfill. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 AUG 2016— Retailers and shoppers in Upper Hutt are being encouraged to say “No thanks” to plastic bags as Council embarks on… Read more »

Valley News available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view March Valley news, click here (PDF 4.19 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »

Land use strategy—have your say!

Upper Hutt’s original Urban Growth Strategy was adopted in 2007.  It was written to help manage urban growth and set the foundations for future development within the city. Recently we have been reviewing this document to ensure that planning for the future is still going to guide the best outcomes for Upper Hutt. The review… Read more »

Ashes to Ashen—Aurora 44 brings new life to Upper Hutt’s former CIT complex

Game developer Aurora 44 has taken up residence in Upper Hutt’s former CIT complex as they continue development of their flagship game, Ashen. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 JAN 2016—Upper Hutt’s former CIT campus has a new tenant, Aurora 44, who are developing their first official game—Ashen. According to Aurora 44’s web presence, “Ashen is… Read more »

Upper Hutt bucks the trend

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 January 2016 — While retail precincts around the Wellington region lament stagnating retail occupancy rates, Upper Hutt is bucking the trend as the only area outside of Wellington’s city centre to see a steady increase. Residents of Upper Hutt and visitors to the area enjoyed an expanding retail offering this… Read more »