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Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream celebrates its 20th birthday

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H2O Xtream is celebrating its 20th birthday for the month of December with events for all ages. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 06 DEC 2016—H2O Xtream is 20 on 12 December 2016 and we are celebrating the milestone for the month of December, with a range of events to cater for all of our pool users.… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Lucky Christmas Shopper is back and bigger than ever!

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Local retailers team up with Upper Hutt City Council and the Upper Hutt Leader to give away $10,000 worth of prizes to people who shop locally this Christmas.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 24 NOV 2016—Customers who do their Christmas shopping in Upper Hutt between Thursday 1 December and Sunday 18 December, could be in… Read more »

Upper Hutt's recycling drop-off station set to open in January 2017

Council is pleased to advise that the contract for building and servicing the recycling drop off station has been awarded to Waste Management. Waste Management is currently constructing the drop-off unit and Council is preparing the site for installation. We anticipate the station being open to the public for use in January. Read more »

Walkway tracks closed in Upper Hutt

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Update: 1 December 2016 The Hutt River Trail / Rimutaka Cycle Trail remains closed from just north of Gemstone Drive/Topaz through to Beechwood Lane but a bypass track has been constructed around the ‘wash out’. The bypass track is sign posted and extra care is required in this area. The following tracks/trails are still closed:… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council ‘drives’ White Ribbon awareness campaign

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Ahead of White Ribbon Day on 25 November, Upper Hutt City Council staff are quite literally driving awareness of the campaign message throughout the City in a bid to promote respectful relationships and eliminate men’s violence towards women.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 NOV 2016—White Ribbon Day is held annually on 25 November. Events… Read more »

Bold new layout planned for Upper Hutt Central Library

UH Cnetral Library layout changes

Upper Hutt Central Library’s interior layout will be reconfigured early in the new year.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 NOV 2016—Upper Hutt City Library Manager, Marion Read has announced a redesign of the Central Library’s interior layout. The aim is to create an even more welcoming, comfortable, and easy-to-use space for Library customers. A… Read more »

Silverstream Landfill closed

Access to Silverstream landfill is currently blocked

From Hutt City Council’s Facebook page Silverstream Landfill will not open until this Saturday November 19, following the removal of approximately 70 trees blocking access to the site. Kerbside rubbish and recycling collection will continue as per usual this week. Read more »

Being prepared in an emergency

Events this week have highlighted the importance of being prepared Upper Hutt City Council urges residents to visit the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) website at www.getprepared.org.nz where you will find useful information and checklists to prepare your household or business for an emergency. No significant damage reported The roading network assessment was completed… Read more »

Upper Hutt Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) closed 6:15 PM

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Upper Hutt’s Emergency Operations Centre closed at 6:15 PM Roading Heavy rain has resulted in significant surface flooding in some areas of the city. We urge motorists to exercise caution and to drive to the conditions. Road closures For up-to-date information on the NZTA network, please refer to NZTA communications channels: twitter.com/NZTAWgtn www.nzta.govt.nz/ www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/ facebook.com/transportagency… Read more »