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Upper Hutt cafés are working together for the environment

Upper Hutt is the latest city to join the CupCycling™ movement—with support from Council. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ 19 SEP 2018—A busy café can easily get through more than a thousand disposable cups every week, something which many coffee drinkers and café owners would like to do something about. The cups can’t be recycled because… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council confirms its plans for the next 10 years

The Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 was adopted by elected members on 27 June 2018 and sets the blueprint for exciting improvements to the city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 JUL 2018—Upper Hutt’s Mayor and councillors adopted the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 (LTP) on 27 June 2018. The LTP is a strategic… Read more »

Roadworks notice—Main Street

Following up from last week’s news about pot holes in Main Street, the road in this area will be resurfaced which will also improve drainage and skid resistance. A pavement treatment has been chosen that involves removing the existing pavement then resurfacing to cater for future growth in traffic demand. Works will begin on Sunday… Read more »

Valley News June 2018 edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website in our online publications. This issue was also included in this week’s Upper Hutt Leader (13 June). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Civic Award nominations open Pop-up Library in CBD Towers What’s happening with the Centtral Library Building Congratulations to Marion Read… Read more »

Pot holes in Main Street

Council roading staff are aware of public concerns over some recurring potholes in Main Street (north). This section of road was affected by underground pipe renewals and new kerb construction late last year. Due to the recent wet weather delaying work programmes we have been unable to get on with resurfacing this section of road… Read more »

Review of signs requirements in Upper Hutt underway

Upper Hutt City Council is reviewing its requirements for signs under the District Plan and the Control of Advertising Signs Bylaw. As a result we are proposing to make several changes, resulting in Proposed Plan Change 45 – Signs and amending the Bylaw including its name to the Control of Temporary Signs Bylaw 2018. Our… Read more »

PopUp Business School finds early success in Upper Hutt

Budding Upper Hutt entrepreneurs achieve early success.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 7 MAY 2018—Upper Hutt City Council recently facilitated the PopUp Business School programme at the New Zealand Campus for Innovation and Sport (NZCIS). Grants and sponsorship from local businesses enabled the PopUp Business School to deliver its programme free-of-charge to members of the… Read more »

PopUp Business School to pop up in Upper Hutt

PopUp Business School presenters Tony Henderson-Newport and Anna Watson in action at PopUp Porirua

Budding entrepreneurs living or working in Upper Hutt will have the opportunity to attend a free ten day business course from 12 – 23 March. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 JAN 2018—Upper Hutt City Council has partnered with the business community to bring the PopUp Business School Aotearoa to the city as part of its… Read more »

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 »