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Take your tamariki Beyond the Page these school holidays

Wellington’s local councils are once again hosting Beyond the Page, a literary festival for tamariki and their whānau. This year’s events expand to 25 libraries across the Wellington region. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2018—Hutt City Libraries, Upper Hutt City Libraries, Wellington City Libraries, and Kāpiti Coast District Libraries are collaborating to run an… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council supporting tomorrow’s leaders today

Over a hundred Upper Hutt Primary and Intermediate future leaders attend National Young Leaders Day at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 JUN 2018—This year, Upper Hutt City Council became an official supporter of the National Young Leaders Day in the Wellington Region. National Young Leaders Day is celebrated as an… Read more »

Upper Hutt event funding round opening soon

Upper Hutt City Council’s events funding round is set to open on Friday 1 June 2018. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 MAY 2018—Local event organisers are invited to apply for funding support through Council’s annual event funding round. Upper Hutt City Council has a contestable pool of event funding available for supporting a limited number… Read more »

Spearhead Leaders hit the ground running in Upper Hutt

With an ambitious vision, ‘To empower youth voice and leadership in Upper Hutt’ the newly appointed Spearhead Leaders are off to a strong start. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 APRIL 2018— Spearhead Leaders is a collaborative initiative between Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust. It aims to develop the leadership skills,… Read more »

Pop-up library to open in Upper Hutt city centre

After the Upper Hutt Central Library building was closed in February, due to earthquake risk, Upper Hutt City Council has now been able to organise a new pop-up library in the city centre, which will open on 26 April. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 MARCH 2018—Upper Hutt City Libraries will be opening their new temporary… Read more »

Collaboration creates a masterpiece in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council yesterday celebrated the official opening of a vibrant outdoor art space at Upper Hutt Station. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 MAR 2018—Upper Hutt Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Greater Wellington Regional Councillor—Paul Swain, and Hutt Valley artist—Chimp have together officially opened the colossal mural which runs throughout the pedestrian… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—9 March update

It’s now just over a month since the closure of the Upper Hutt Central Library building. We’re proud to say that most of our services have been up and running during that time, thanks to our adaptable staff and the great support from all of our customers. After establishing alternate service locations and schedules, we have kept… Read more »

Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund

The 2018 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Upper Hutt City Council’s Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund seeks to support practical sustainability initiatives related to waste minimisation, environmental protection, and community resilience. The 2018 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Click here to download an application form for… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—2 March update

Upper Hutt City Council is still able to provide some library services to the community whilst working to establish remedial works required to strengthen the Upper Hutt Central Library building.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 MAR 2018— Upper Hutt Central Library has now been closed for just over three weeks, and in this time Library… Read more »