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Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream aquatic centre continues to be recognised for safety

H²O Xtream has once again been awarded the PoolSafe accreditation from New Zealand Recreation Association and Water Safety New Zealand. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 03 MAY 2018—H²O Xtream aquatic centre is committed to providing a high standard of safety. The facility has maintained its PoolSafe accreditation, ensuring that systems and procedures meet industry standards. All… Read more »

Package of safety improvements proposed for SH58 Haywards

NZTA News Release | 18 July 2017 From now until 21 August, the NZ Transport Agency will engage with the community who use State Highway 58 on a proposed package of safety improvements. The Transport Agency proposes to: separate opposing traffic using a median safety barrier improve intersections install two new roundabouts at Moonshine Road… 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 »

NZTA: Public invited to have their say on major SH58 safety overhaul

The public have been invited to have their say on what is proposed to be one of the largest safety upgrades to an existing highway ever undertaken in the lower North Island. Details for the Upper Hutt information day are: Where: Rotary Lounge, Upper Hutt Library, 844 Fergusson Dr, Upper Hutt When: Thursday 27 November… Read more »

Road Safety

The Upper Hutt City Council’s Roading division is responsible for the land transport activity and covers management of all land transport matters, including the city’s network of local roads.  Part of Council’s function is to ensure that the residents and visitors to Upper Hutt can move freely, efficiently and safely throughout the city. Safety of… Read more »

Appointment to Council Standing Committee | Independent Member

Our city is one of a kind. Upper Hutt is recognised as a great place for families and for people who enjoy the best of the outdoors.  The team at Upper Hutt City Council work together to enhance the quality of life in Upper Hutt by providing leadership, support and services to our community. Upper… Read more »

Hutt River Trail section closed at Maoribank

A section of the Hutt River Trail has been closed temporally due to an unstable bank underfoot. At present, the closure is temporary until the area can undergo an engineering assessment. Hutt River Trail users are advised to avoid this section of the path for their own safety. A detour is in place as per… Read more »