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H2O Xtream to resume ‘normal’ hours ahead of schedule

The partial closure at H2O Xtream is to be cut short after progress is seeing re-roofing project at the aquatic centre finish ahead of schedule. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 OCT 2016—H2O Xtream aquatic centre will resume its full operating hours earlier than schedule due to the progress of work completed in replacing a section… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Positive Ageing Week is back

A week of activities to celebrate Upper Hutt’s mature residents has been organised by Upper Hutt City Council for Positive Ageing Week 2016. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 OCT 2016—Each year, Upper Hutt City Council supports Positive Ageing Week, a week dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of mature residents in the Upper Hutt… Read more »

H2O Xtream partially closed for four weeks from 10 October

H2O Xtream is undergoing maintenance for the next four weeks with reduced opening hours and features. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 04 OCT 2016—H2O Xtream will be closed to the public between the hours of 7.30 am and 3.00 pm on weekdays, starting Monday 10 October over a four-week period for scheduled maintenance. This maintenance is… Read more »

Social media and press workshop well attended in Upper Hutt

A recent workshop on working with Social Media and the Press was well received by local sporting and community organisations wanting to learn more.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 27 SEP 2016—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team and Colin Williams from the Upper Hutt Leader jointly hosted a free workshop on working with Social Media and… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s 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, 19 SEP 2016—The programme for Breakaway Festival of Cycling has been announced, offering something for everyone in Upper Hutt during the month of October. The Breakaway Festival of Cycling is in its fourth year… Read more »

H2O Xtream aquatic centre changes hours to accommodate roof upgrade

H2O Xtream is changing hours and trialing an earlier opening time as part of a roof upgrade after the September/October school holidays. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 SEP 2016—Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre is replacing the part of the multi-level roof which lifted off during a storm in November 2015. In order to carry out… Read more »

Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 now available online

Family riding bicycles

The Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 was adopted at the Extraordinary Council Meeting 29 June 2016 and became operative from 1 July 2016. Included within the Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 are the two new projects Council consulted on between 23 March and 28 April 2016. Recycling drop-off point: Council will be installing a rates-funded… Read more »

Activation offers free workshop on volunteer engagement for community groups

engaging volunteers workshop poster

Learning how to engage volunteers is the focus of a free workshop that Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are hosting for community groups and sports clubs.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JUN 2016—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team has acquired the services of Sport Wellington’s Volunteer Strategy Senior Advisor, Ken Allen, to run a… Read more »

Free swimming for parents with toddlers at H²O Xtream

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream aquatic centre continues to offer supervising adults free entry when bringing their under-5s to the pool. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 09 JUN 2016—H²O Xtream is committed to providing a cheap entry price to parents and caregivers with toddlers. The price of entry for children under 1 year old is $2.00, and… Read more »