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Free screening of Hurricanes vs Chiefs at Upper Hutt’s Harcourt Park

Support the Hurricanes’ away game with a free live screening at Upper Hutt’s Harcourt Park as part of Parks Week 2017. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 MAR 2017—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is excited to be hosting a free live screening of the Hurricanes’ away game against the Waikato Chiefs on Friday 10 March… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s 2017 Young Achievers Awards—nominations now open

Wayne Guppy and Brianna Ralston

Inspiring young people of Upper Hutt will be celebrated at the annual Upper Hutt City Young Achievers Awards.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 MAR 2017—Each year, Upper Hutt City Council hosts the annual Upper Hutt City Young Achievers Awards to recognise the accomplishments of local young people. Past nominees for the awards include young… Read more »

Registrations open for the 8th Bike the Trail event

The successful Bike the Trail event is on again this year, with registrations now open online. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 JAN 2017— Upper Hutt City Council, Hutt City Council, and Greater Wellington Regional Council invite the community to Bike the Trail on Sunday, 5 March 2017. For the eighth year running, participants can enjoy… Read more »

Inaugural Tunnel Gully Relay to be held in Upper Hutt in February

A brand new mountain bike relay through the Rimutaka Cycle Trail and Tunnel Gully is aiming to become an annual event and kicks-off for the first time on 25 February 2017. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JAN 2017— Upper Hutt is all set to host a brand new mountain bike relay event in late February.… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places returns to Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is hosting active recreation opportunities for the Upper Hutt Community from January to March.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JAN 2017—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is again partnering with The Gas Hub to deliver the very popular Parks and Places recreation programme in Upper Hutt. The Gas Hub’s… Read more »

Free Youth in Parks events to be held in Upper Hutt in January

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is once again running the successful Youth in Parks programme these school holidays  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 DEC 2016—Youth in Parks is a programme of free events for 9 to 14 year-olds run by Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation Team. The initiative started last year when over 150… Read more »

Valley News December edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. This edition also includes our Christmas season hours. To view the December Valley News, click here (PDF 2.2 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publication. Read more »

Akatarawa Road now open

UPDATE 14 November 2016, 9am: Akatarawa Road is now open 11 November 2016 09.35pm: Akatarawa Road closed due to slip, expected to open 6 pm Akatarawa Road is closed 2.6 km from the summit on the Upper Hutt side due to a slip. Crews are currently working to clear the road. UPDATE 2.20 pm: Clearing… Read more »