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Registrations now open for Bike the Trail 2015

Register online for Bike the Trail 2015 at www.bikethetrail.co.nz   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 JAN 2015—The successful Bike the Trail event is on again this year with registrations now open online. The event is a family friendly cycling event starting in Upper Hutt and follows the Hutt River Trail downstream to Petone. The annual… Read more »

Free Fun for our Youth in our Parks

Activation has coordinated a whole series of activities for our youth to take part in during their January School Holidays. Students at our Colleges and Intermediates have indicated activities they would like to do in our parks during their holidays.  Activation’s Recreation Advisor – Clubs and Schools, David King has put together a programme for… Read more »

Upper Hutt shoppers’ ‘passports’ win them a wonderful Christmas

Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy and 100% Newbolds Upper Hutt Director, Darren Gittins have drawn three winners for the Upper Hutt Lucky Shopper passport promotion. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 DEC 2014— Christmas came early last Friday for three lucky shoppers after receiving calls to say they were winners in the Upper Hutt retailers’ Christmas… Read more »

GOLD and white water rafting

Activation’s first GOLD programme for the season headed to the Otaki Gorge for a white water adventure. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 DEC 2014—On Thursday 11 December, Activation’s ‘GOLD’ (Growing Old Living Dangerously) programme  introduced an adventurous group of Upper Hutt residents, to the swift white water in the Otaki Gorge. Heavy rainfall the day… Read more »

Catch The Trickster with Upper Hutt’s Super Summer Reading Challenge

Keep your child reading and entertained this summer with Upper Hutt City Library’s Summer Reading Challenge. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 DEC 2014—Upper Hutt City Library has six weeks of action packed FREE events and challenges for children aged between 5 and12. The programme, designed especially for the Library by Massey University students, has an… Read more »

Santa and the Fairy Tale Christmas—join the fun this Sunday!

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 this Sunday. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 03 DEC 2014—Join Upper Hutt’s businesses, community groups, sports clubs, schools, and pre-schools in celebrating a ‘Fairy Tale Christmas’… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer next week

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool will once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park next Wednesday. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 NOV 2014—Harcourt Park’s toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 26 November. The summer season will last until 18 March 2015 but may be extended if weather permits. Upper Hutt residents… Read more »

Buy local and be in to win this Christmas

An $8,000 prize pack is up for grabs in the Upper Hutt Christmas Shopping Passport promotion. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 NOV 2014—Three lucky shoppers will have even more reason to celebrate the festive season when the Christmas Shopping Passport promotion is drawn on 19 December. The promotion, run by the Upper Hutt City Council … Read more »

Walking and cycle trails connect city to great outdoors

Upper Hutt City Council announces NZTA funding to improve walking and cycle trails. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 OCT 2014—Outdoor enthusiasts have even more reason to enjoy a walk or ride in Upper Hutt. Upper Hutt City Council have announced approval from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to fund the development of new and… Read more »

ALIVE and kicking

Two new programmes are about to begin under Activation’s ALIVE programme, designed to increase participation in sport and active recreation. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 09 OCT 2014—Activation’s ALIVE programme is ready to have two new programmes kick off in mid-October. Following on from the ‘Have-A-Go’ programme held earlier in the year, these programmes are directed… Read more »