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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 »

BurgerFuel incentivised by council cash injection

BurgerFuel opened in Upper Hutt last week, with the help of an incentive from Council’s Economic Development Stimulus Package. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 MAY 2015—The opening of BurgerFuel in Upper Hutt signals a major step forward and ratifies a scheme put forward by Council to encourage new business to the city. The Economic Development… Read more »

Remembrance in Upper Hutt on Anzac Day

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Upper Hutt’s Civic Centre will once again host the city’s dawn service of remembrance.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 APR 2015—Upper Hutt’s official Anzac commemorations will begin at 5.30 am on Saturday 25 April. The dawn parade will assemble at the Queen Street carpark and march on at 5.45. The parade will travel south… Read more »

Expressions: 2015 Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival

Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival:  6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year’s line-up is huge with the very best New Zealand acts, including two New Zealand icons; Michael Houston and Rodger Fox teaming up together for the first time, a tribute… Read more »

Expressions: 2015 Queen's Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival

Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival:  6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year’s line-up is huge with the very best New Zealand acts, including two New Zealand icons; Michael Houston and Rodger Fox teaming up together for the first time, a tribute… Read more »

Expressions: Expressions WWI Exhibition announced as Finalist in 2015 Museums Awards

Expressions is delighted to hear that they are a finalist in the Museums Aotearoa ServiceIQ Museum Award Finalists for not one… but two categories. Twenty-two finalists have been selected from a strong show of entries, says Museums Aotearoa Executive Director Phillipa Tocker, “The high calibre of creativity, imagination, and depth and range of entries demonstrates… Read more »

Crowds of people set to Bike the Trail on 1 March

Online registrations for this year’s Bike the Trail have been steady with more than 400 people pre-registered for the free family event. UPPER HUTT, Wellington, NZ, 20 FEB 2015—More than 400 people have already registered for this year’s family-friendly Bike the Trail event along the Hutt River Trail. The event is an easy ride and… Read more »

Council to ask residents for feedback in the 2015 Annual Community Survey

Upper Hutt City Council services to the community will be under the spotlight as it seeks feedback from residents.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 FEB 2015—This year’s Annual Community Survey will begin on Thursday, 19 February. The survey, which is initiated by Upper Hutt City Council, may take up to 3 weeks, concluding on Friday… Read more »