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Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts Xtream Toddler Time

Join H²O Xtream at the Xtream Toddler Time event these school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 APR 2017— H²O Xtream is excited to be hosting Xtream Toddler Time on 22 April, during the school holidays. Xtream Toddler Time is a specialised event for toddlers and their parents, providing a fun, relaxed, and safe atmosphere… Read more »

Annual Plan meeting postponed to Wednesday 19 April

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) has advised Council and members of the community to prepare for high winds and heavy rainfall that are forecast for this evening. As a result, tonight’s public meeting for the Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 has been postponed to Wednesday 19 April. Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre maintains PoolSafe accreditation

H²O Xtream’s annual PoolSafe assessment reveals continued commitment to high standards of safety at the aquatic facility. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 12 APR 2017—H²O Xtream has again been recognised as a PoolSafe facility. Being PoolSafe means the complex has passed a series of tests and checks to ensure it is meeting industry standards for safety… Read more »

SH2/SH58 Haywards Interchange Roundabout opening over Easter weekend

We are approaching a major milestone in the SH2/ SH58 interchange project, with traffic to start flowing on the new roundabout over Easter weekend. If you’re travelling through this area, the road layout will be different to what you’re used to, so following is a quick guide on how to use the new interchange. If… Read more »

Rimutaka Cycle Trail—Rimutaka summit tunnel blocked due to slip

A large slip has formed in front of the summit tunnel (Upper Hutt side), preventing access to the tunnel. Signage advising of the tunnel closure is being erected at the Kaitoke entrance of the Rimutaka Rail Trail. DoC Wairarapa will be erecting signage at Cross Creek. Thoroughfare through the tunnel is blocked until further notice.… Read more »

Bridge Road update: Completion of bridge construction delayed

Council is receiving requests for confirmation of a completion date. Due to contractual issues and delays in completing connection of the services on the bridge to those in Bridge Road, we cannot advise an actual date. As soon as the information is available we will notify residents. Read more »

Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 consultation is now open

Consultation is now open  for the Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 This is year three of the Long Term Plan 2015 – 2025. We have produced a consultation document to describe the proposed changes to the Long Term Plan (outlining three new projects for 2017 – 2018 and a policy amendment). We are now seeking your feedback.… Read more »

Fergusson Drive streetlight repairs

A recent car collision with a pole at Fergusson Drive near Kashmir Avenue caused an 11KV power line to clash with the streetlight circuit. As a result of this there has been some damage to the streetlights along that section of Fergusson Drive. Affected streets and lighting include Fergusson Drive near Kashmir Avenue, the pedestrian… Read more »

Bridge Road update: (Birchville) Bridge construction nears completion

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 06 MARCH 2017—Construction of the bridge is approaching completion. The concrete deck has been poured and the contractor is waiting on the concrete to cure. Preparation for the settlement slabs on the east and west abutments is under way as is the fixing of brackets for utility services. Work to be… Read more »