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Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool is once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park from Wednesday 25 November The pool will be open until late March but this may be extended if weather permits. Upper Hutt residents and visitors are invited to enjoy the facility’s atmosphere alongside Harcourt Park’s other great amenities, which… Read more »

New Zealand’s largest golf tournament to be hosted in Upper Hutt

The Royal Wellington Golf Club scores big as venue for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 OCT 2015—Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy says awarding one of the world’s leading amateur golf tournaments to the Royal Wellington Golf Club is exciting news for the club, the city, and the region. The… Read more »

Bookings now open for H2O Xtream school holiday programme

The next school holidays are just around the corner. The exciting holiday programme at H2O Xtream Aquatic Centre has lots of awesome activities to keep children entertained. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 AUG 2015— Bookings are now open for H2O Xtream’s school holiday programme. This term we have lots on offer, day trips as well… Read more »

Annual Breakaway Festival of Cycling programme announced

Upper Hutt’s annual cycle festival is about to kick off with events and fun for all ages. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 AUG 2015—The 2015 Breakaway Festival of Cycling programme for has been released, offering a range of cycling events for ages and abilities during the month of September. Upper Hutt’s Breakaway Festival of Cycling… Read more »

Start thinking now about Upper Hutt’s Santa Parade

Due to the popularity of last year’s Santa Parade and Expressions Christmas event, Upper Hutt City Council has announced the date for the 2015 parade to assist community groups and businesses with their planning.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 JUL 2015— An invitation is extended to all businesses and community groups operating in Upper… Read more »

Price increase for Women Only Swim Night at H2O Xtream

Women Only Swim Night at Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre has had a price increase, but all the extra activities are still available at no extra charge. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 3 JUL 2015—The price of entry for Women Only Swim Night has now increased as of 1 July 2015. The single entry fee… Read more »

Don’t be bored these school holidays—H2O Xtream has you covered!

If you need to entertain the kids, don’t try doing it at home, don’t let them drive you crazy! H2O Xtream is all day fun, whatever the weather! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 JUN 2015—H2O Xtream has you covered these school holidays with plenty on offer to keep the kids entertained. The activities kick off… Read more »

15th Annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition underway

Upper Hutt City Library is once again hosting the Upper Hutt Poetry Competition. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2015—The Upper Hutt Poetry Competition is underway for its fifteenth consecutive year. The competition will again award entries in three age groups: Adults, Young Adults (12 – 18), and Children (6 – 11). Previous years have… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Expressions contract renewed

Mayor Wayne Guppy and Expressions Trust Chair Peter Richardson sign to renew the contract between Upper Hutt City Council and the trust for another three years. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JUN 2015—Mayor of Upper Hutt, Wayne Guppy and Chair of Expressions Arts and Entertainment Charitable Trust, Peter Richardson, recently signed to renew the agreement… Read more »

Aqua Beatz a huge hit at H2O Xtream

H2O Xtream’s first Aqua Beatz for 2015 was held on Friday night during Ara Taiohi Youth Week. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 4 JUN 2015—H2O Xtream hosted its first Aqua Beatz for 2015 on Friday 29 May, during Youth Week. It was an epic night of spot prizes, cool competitions, and all the up-to-date music played… Read more »