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Nominate an Upper Hutt group now for a Wellington Airport Community Award

Upper Hutt City Council is encouraging the community to get behind the Wellington Airport Community Awards and make nominations for our city’s hardworking community groups. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 24 MAY 2017—Help celebrate Upper Hutt’s community and volunteer groups. The 2017 Wellington Airport Community Awards nominations are now open, closing on 31 May. Do you… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts its very popular Aqua Beatz

H²O Xtream aquatic centre is hosting their very popular Friday night Aqua Beatz event for Ara Taiohi Youth Week 2017.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 MAY 2017— H²O Xtream is the place to go this youth week as they are hosting the famous Aqua Beatz on Friday 26 May. The Aqua Beatz DJs will provide… Read more »

Youth Fest spearheads opportunity for Upper Hutt City’s young people

Youth Fest—a free event designed by youth for youth—will be a day full of fun, food, music, giveaways, and opportunity for Upper Hutt’s young people. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 MAY 2017— A group of 14 motivated Upper Hutt youth have come together to plan and run an event designed specifically for the city’s youth.… Read more »

Upper Hutt School students inspired by LUX Light Festival

A class of 15 Upper Hutt School students have created a light installation inspired by the Circus. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 08 MAY 2017—Upper Hutt will be lighting up for LUX Light Festival from 12 – 21 May with the help of a group of creative Upper Hutt School students. LUX is a celebration of… Read more »

New Birchville Bridge reopens at 5 pm today

Following a final safety inspection at 2.00 pm this afternoon, the engineer and the contractors have confirmed that the bridge will be open for public use at 5.00 pm today. Over the next few weeks there may be times when traffic is delayed by stop/go signs as the contractors finalise changes to the services on… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream offers Adult Squad swimming sessions

H²O Xtream aquatic centre’s Wavebreakers Swim School is trialling Adult Squad sessions for anyone who wants to improve their swimming technique and fitness. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 20 APR 2017—H²O Xtream’s Wavebreakers Swim School will be trialling Adult Squad swimming sessions during School Term 2. The classes will run for 8 weeks on Wednesdays (beginning… Read more »

First public charger in Upper Hutt the next step in support for electric vehicles

Upper Hutt City Council is backing electric vehicle projects, building on the city’s sustainability initiatives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 APR 2017—Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy has today opened the first public electric vehicle charging station in the city. The new fast-charging station, located at Lion Court, is in the heart of Upper Hutt’s city… Read more »