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Maidstone Max slides reopen for public use

Regionally acclaimed, Maidstone Max adventure playground recently had its three large slides upgraded which are now open to the public. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 08 JUL 2014—Maidstone Max, Upper Hutt’s central city adventure playground recently had its slide mound upgraded. As part of the upgrade, the three large slides have been replaced and the surface… Read more »

H2O Xtream maintenance closure after July school holidays

H2O Xtream will be closed for six weeks from 21 July, but never fear, we will see you in the spring!   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 20 JUN 2014—H2O Xtream Aquatic Centre is due a maintenance closure from 21 July – 31 August, reopening 1 September 2014.  It is a long closure, but we hope that… Read more »

Award-winning WWI author to present at Upper Hutt Central Library

An event called ‘From ‘Our Boys’ to Tough Men’ will see award-winning World War I biography author Jane Tolerton present at the Upper Hutt Central Library on Saturday 21 June at 2.00 pm, as part of the WW100 Centenary Speaker Series. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 12 JUN 2014—Award winning author, Jane Tolerton will share some… Read more »

Youth expo aimed at changing teenage driver behaviour

Upper Hutt City Council and Hutt City Council have teamed up with the Police to educate Hutt Valley teens on changing their driving behaviours at a youth expo running from 9 – 13 June UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 04 JUN 2014—The X-ROADS ‘Good Mates, Good Choices’ is a five day expo event which will reach… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s annual poetry competition underway

The 14th annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition has begun—this year with two new categories specifically for children.. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 MAY 2014—The Upper Hutt Poetry Competition is underway for the fourteenth consecutive year. The introduction of two new categories, specifically for children, will ensure their eligibility to win prizes for first time. The… Read more »