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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 »

NZTA: Traffic lights to improve safety at Whakatiki Street intersection

Traffic lights will be installed to improve safety at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street in Upper Hutt. Following the announcement of the Safer Roads and Roadsides Programme in June this year, the Whakatiki Street intersection was identified as an area for further improvement. As part of a robust investigation several options… Read more »

New playground opens at Trentham Memorial Park

Trentham-Memorial-Park-Playground

The new playground at Trentham Memorial Park (TMP) has officially opened today, just in time for school holidays. The new playground installed by Playco Playgrounds features a range of components catering to all age groups from traditional to adventure items including two large forts, a 4.5 metre-high mega swing, double-basket swing, skysurf, and rodeo board.… 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’s H2O Xtream celebrates its 20th birthday

H2O Xtream is celebrating its 20th birthday for the month of December with events for all ages. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 06 DEC 2016—H2O Xtream is 20 on 12 December 2016 and we are celebrating the milestone for the month of December, with a range of events to cater for all of our pool users.… 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 »

Upper Hutt's recycling drop-off station set to open in January 2017

Council is pleased to advise that the contract for building and servicing the recycling drop off station has been awarded to Waste Management. Waste Management is currently constructing the drop-off unit and Council is preparing the site for installation. We anticipate the station being open to the public for use in January. Read more »

Walkway tracks closed in Upper Hutt

Birchville Dam

Update: 23 December 2016 All tracks in Maidstone Park are now open. The Hutt River Trail / Rimutaka Cycle Trail and the trail from Moonshine Road through to the Whakatiki stream remain closed. Access to the Hutt River Trail / Rimutaka Cycle Trail at Gemstone Drive/Topaz is via the signposted bypass route. Update: 1 December… Read more »