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Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts Xtream Toddler Time

Join H²O Xtream at the Xtream Toddler Time event these school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 APR 2017— H²O Xtream is excited to be hosting Xtream Toddler Time on 22 April, during the school holidays. Xtream Toddler Time is a specialised event for toddlers and their parents, providing a fun, relaxed, and safe atmosphere… Read more »

Annual Plan meeting postponed to Wednesday 19 April

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) has advised Council and members of the community to prepare for high winds and heavy rainfall that are forecast for this evening. As a result, tonight’s public meeting for the Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 has been postponed to Wednesday 19 April. Read more »

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 »

Youth leadership spearheaded in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust have joined forces to facilitate ‘Spearhead Leaders,’ a youth leadership programme. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 FEB 2017—Spearhead Leaders is a collaborative initiative between Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust. It aims to develop the leadership skills and potential of the… Read more »

Intergenerational initiatives springboard from Positive Ageing Week pilot

Building intergenerational relationships and understanding was the focus of an event held at Summerset Retirement Village on 7 December UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 DEC 2016—An event hosted at Summerset Retirement Village saw 30 students from Trentham Primary School and 20 residents from Summerset get together on 7 December to forge new relationships and understanding… Read more »

Bylaws review opens for consultation

Council is consulting on the review of five of Upper Hutt’s bylaws. The bylaws relate to the Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees; Prevention of Vegetation Fires; Traffic; Community Facilities and Solid Waste. Our bylaws are important as they help to keep our community safe and protect us from nuisance. As a member of our… Read more »

Oro—Upper Hutt produces three initiatives for Upper Hutt youth

Upper Hutt City Council Officers recently teamed up with the crew from Lifehack to boost youth wellbeing and leadership in the Upper Hutt community. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 DEC 2016—Lifehack is an initiative funded through the Social Media Innovation Fund, which is part of the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project. The fund was… 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 »

Upper Hutt City Council ‘drives’ White Ribbon awareness campaign

Ahead of White Ribbon Day on 25 November, Upper Hutt City Council staff are quite literally driving awareness of the campaign message throughout the City in a bid to promote respectful relationships and eliminate men’s violence towards women.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 NOV 2016—White Ribbon Day is held annually on 25 November. Events… 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 »