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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 »

Funding workshops coming to Hutt Valley

Upper Hutt City Council, Hutt City Council, and Volunteer Wellington have teamed up to offer low-cost workshops on sustainable funding.    UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 JUN 2016—Community groups, not-for-profit, and sporting organisations are invited to attend one of two sustainable funding workshops to be held at Upper Hutt Central Library and Walter Nash Centre… Read more »

Closure of Corrections land between Wi Tako Reserve and Rimutaka Prison

The Corrections land between Rimutaka Prison and Wi Tako reserve has been closed until further notice. This includes the informal track next to Wi Tako Reserve. The track (shown in blue on the plan above) is on land which belongs to Corrections as part of Rimutaka Prison. Corrections is concerned about the risk that dead… Read more »

Young ideas help shape the future of Upper Hutt

Students from Upper Hutt’s local schools recently took part in a workshop on Upper Hutt’s Land Use Strategy. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 APR 2016—Upper Hutt City Council is currently consulting on the draft Land Use Strategy 2016 – 2043. As part of this, Council decided to seek input from the city’s young residents in… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool season ends

As of Wednesday 6 April, Harcourt Park paddling pool will be closed for the season. The summer season saw an extension past the originally planned closure in mid-March due to the warmer weather. Council plans to reopen the paddling pool in November. Read more »