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Santa and the Fairy Tale Christmas—join the fun!

Santa is coming to town! Elves, fairies, princesses, and knights will be among the fairy tale characters taking to the Main Street of Upper Hutt for the much-loved Santa Parade. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 SEP 2014—An invitation is extended to all businesses operating in Upper Hutt, community groups, sports clubs, schools, and pre-schools to… Read more »

Memories of Main Street coming to Upper Hutt’s Mall

A pop-up museum devoted to Main Street and the many changes it has undergone since the late 19th century will be open to the public during Positive Aging Week from 24 – 27 September. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 SEP 2014—Do you remember when part of Main Street used to be closed off as a… Read more »

H2O Xtream closing for maintenance next week

A reminder that H2O Xtream will be closed for six weeks from 21 July – 31 August, reopening 1 September 2014.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUL 2014—Upper Hutt’s Council-run aquatic centre, H2O Xtream is to temporarily close for maintenance from 21July. The maintenance programme is expected to last for six weeks, with the pool… Read more »

Enter now—Upper Hutt’s annual Poetry Competition in full swing

There’s only three and a half weeks to go for Upper Hutt’s 14th annual Poetry Competition. Join us as we celebrate with the winners on National Poetry Day, 22 August 2014.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 JUL 2014—Have you entered your ‘Remembrance’ poem in the 14th annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition yet? Do you have… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Library to host acclaimed author Jenny Pattrick

Jenny Pattrick, author of acclaimed historical novels The Denniston Rose, Landings, and now Heartland, will present her new book at Upper Hutt’s Central Library on 23 July.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 JUL 2014—Have you read The Denniston Rose, Landings or Heart of Coal? Jenny Pattrick, author of these acclaimed historical novels is speaking at… Read more »

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 »