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Upper Hutt city centre pipe renewals and roading upgrade enters next stage

This week sees the completion of the pipe renewals and transition to the next stage of roading works in Upper Hutt’s city centre. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 SEP 2017—The water and roading work in Upper Hutt’s Main Street and Wakefield Street is entering its next stage. The water and wastewater pipe renewals undertaken by… Read more »

Easter Sunday Trading – consultation now open

Should all shops in Upper Hutt have the option to trade on Easter Sunday? Currently, most shops cannot trade on Easter Sunday under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990. However, the Act now allows Council to introduce a policy giving all shops the option to trade on Easter Sunday, either throughout, or in parts of… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council relaunches resource for building inclusive communities

On Thursday 22 August Upper Hutt City Council hosted the Enhancing Accessibility launch to introduce a newly updated customer service resource and training guide. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 AUG 2017— Inclusiveness and diversity were celebrated at the launch of Enhancing Accessibility, a resource for frontline staff. Enhancing Accessibility is a newly updated resource in… Read more »

Reusable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt back by popular demand

The Upper Hutt community is being encouraged to “refuse plastic and reuse the bag” this August by avoiding single-use plastic bags and choosing more sustainable alternatives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 JUL 2017—A reusable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt during August will encourage shoppers and retailers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags… Read more »

Youth Hackathon Weekend is coming back to Upper Hutt

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Upper Hutt City Council is pleased to support another Hackathon Weekend in Upper Hutt to help boost youth wellbeing and leadership in the Upper Hutt community. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 JUN 2017—Do you have a great idea or project that will help youth wellbeing in Upper Hutt? Do you think you need help to… Read more »

First public charger in Upper Hutt the next step in support for electric vehicles

Upper Hutt City Council is backing electric vehicle projects, building on the city’s sustainability initiatives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 APR 2017—Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy has today opened the first public electric vehicle charging station in the city. The new fast-charging station, located at Lion Court, is in the heart of Upper Hutt’s city… Read more »

Valley News December edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. This edition also includes our Christmas season hours. To view the December Valley News, click here (PDF 2.2 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publication. Read more »

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

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 »

The sixties return to Upper Hutt’s Main Street

Two sixties-themed exhibitions will be running from late October to early November in commemorating Upper Hutt’s 50 years as a city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 OCT 2016—The 1960s are coming back to Upper Hutt’s city centre. As part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Upper Hutt becoming a city, the City Council and… Read more »