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Recycling station opening in Upper Hutt

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Upper Hutt’s new rates-funded recycling station is opening on Tuesday 24 January. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JAN 2016—In response to public demand, Council will begin a recycling station trial in Park Street, Upper Hutt from next Tuesday. Council provided the rates-funded facility as part of its Annual Plan for 2016 – 2017. The recycling… Read more »

Inaugural Tunnel Gully Relay to be held in Upper Hutt in February

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A brand new mountain bike relay through the Rimutaka Cycle Trail and Tunnel Gully is aiming to become an annual event and kicks-off for the first time on 25 February 2017. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JAN 2017— Upper Hutt is all set to host a brand new mountain bike relay event in late February.… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places returns to Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is hosting active recreation opportunities for the Upper Hutt Community from January to March.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JAN 2017—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is again partnering with The Gas Hub to deliver the very popular Parks and Places recreation programme in Upper Hutt. The Gas Hub’s… Read more »

Intergenerational initiatives springboard from Positive Ageing Week pilot

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Building intergenerational relationships and understanding was the focus of an event held at Summerset Retirement Village on 7 December UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 DEC 2016—An event hosted at Summerset Retirement Village saw 30 students from Trentham Primary School and 20 residents from Summerset get together on 7 December to forge new relationships and understanding… Read more »

Planned roadworks in Upper Hutt over the holiday season

Well-maintained roads are an important part of keeping people safe.  We work closely with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to ensure the roads that connect to our city are the best they can be, and that sometimes requires works, which we know can be inconvenient. Over the holiday period NZTA have several major works… Read more »

Free Youth in Parks events to be held in Upper Hutt in January

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Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is once again running the successful Youth in Parks programme these school holidays  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 DEC 2016—Youth in Parks is a programme of free events for 9 to 14 year-olds run by Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation Team. The initiative started last year when over 150… Read more »

Bylaws review opens for consultation

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Council is consulting on the review of five of Upper Hutt’s bylaws. The bylaws relate to the Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees; Prevention of Vegetation Fires; Traffic; Community Facilities and Solid Waste. Our bylaws are important as they help to keep our community safe and protect us from nuisance. As a member of our… Read more »

Oro—Upper Hutt produces three initiatives for Upper Hutt youth

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Upper Hutt City Council Officers recently teamed up with the crew from Lifehack to boost youth wellbeing and leadership in the Upper Hutt community. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 DEC 2016—Lifehack is an initiative funded through the Social Media Innovation Fund, which is part of the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project. The fund was… Read more »

NZTA: Traffic lights to improve safety at Whakatiki Street intersection

Traffic lights will be installed to improve safety at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street in Upper Hutt. Following the announcement of the Safer Roads and Roadsides Programme in June this year, the Whakatiki Street intersection was identified as an area for further improvement. As part of a robust investigation several options… Read more »