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Harcourt Park paddling pool season ends

As of Wednesday 6 April, Harcourt Park paddling pool will be closed for the season. The summer season saw an extension past the originally planned closure in mid-March due to the warmer weather. Council plans to reopen the paddling pool in November. Read more »

Total fire ban lifted – Restricted Fire Season in place

Total Fire Ban lifted – Restricted Fire Season in place The total fire ban in Upper Hutt City and Lower Hutt City regions will be lifted at 6.00 am, Thursday 31 March 2016 and a Restricted Fire Season will be in place. Pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977, notice… Read more »

New lights are coming to a street near you

Council has commenced upgrading its street lights to new LED lanterns. This means that the older orange coloured lanterns will gradually disappear and be replaced with the new LED lanterns which issue a white light. This is being done as a cost saving measure as the new lanterns have a wattage of 27 watts as… Read more »

Rimutaka Hill Road closed

Updated at 4.46pm, Friday 18 March 2016 Rimutaka Hill Road has been reopened but is reduced to one lane after a traffic accident closed the road this afternoon. Delays can be expected up until aproximately 11.00 pm tonight while the road is cleared. Updated at 3.00 pm, Friday 18 March 2016 NZ Police advise that… 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 »

March Madness hits Upper Hutt

This fair is as much about street theatre and live music as it is stalls and clearance bargains! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 MAR 2015—The streets of Upper Hutt will come alive on Saturday 19 March as the March Madness Fair returns for its fourth year. From 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Main Street will… Read more »