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Sport to engage our youth

Activation is using sport, music, and food to engage the youth of Upper Hutt that are hanging around after school. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 09 OCT 2014—Activation is going to trial using sport and physical activity, a barbecue, some sounds, and comfy beanbags to engage with those youth that are just hanging around after school… Read more »

Giving our kids a Sporting Chance

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team launches Sporting Chance funding to increase access to sport participation for children and teenagers. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 OCT 2014—Activation is excited to launch a new and exciting opportunity to Upper Hutt children. The Sporting Chance fund will contribute to breaking down the financial barrier for families to… Read more »

Lifeguard of the year is right here at H2O Xtream

H2O Xtream is proud to boast having the new 2014 Lifeguard of the Year. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 SEP 2014—Upper Hutt’s Council-run aquatic centre, H2O Xtream had its long-standing employee Kristin Raynes awarded the 2014 National Lifeguard of the Year last night at the NZ Recreation Association aquatics awards. Recreation Services Manager, Rachel Jury… Read more »

H2O Xtream opens Monday—come and see the results

The maintenance at Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre will be complete next week and celebrated with an all-day carnival on Saturday 6 September. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 27 AUG 2014—H2O Xtream is set to reopen on Monday 1 September, with some amazing results including a renovated spa with new seating and UV water treatment,… Read more »

Events announced for Breakaway Festival of Cycling in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt’s annual cycle festival is about to kick off with events and fun for all ages. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 20 AUG 2014—The programme for Breakaway Festival of Cycling 2014 has been announced and it offers something for everyone in Upper Hutt this September. In its second year the Breakaway Festival of Cycling gives… 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 »

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 »

Trentham Station bridge to remain closed until further notices

The Trentham Station overbridge will remain closed until further notice due to an accident involving the span structure of the bridge while it was being repaired to make it safer. Paul Swain, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s public transport portfolio leader, says the bridge was due to reopen next week after being closed for three months… 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 »