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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 »

Council’s submission on airport runway extension now available online

Upper Hutt City Council’s submission on the resource consent application to extend the Wellington Airport runway is now available on our website for viewing or download. The document can be found on Council’s website through the publications hub. To download/view the document directly please click here (PDF 47 KB). For more information about the resource… Read more »

Sustainable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt

A re-usable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt will encourage shoppers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags in an effort to reduce quantities going to landfill. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 AUG 2016— Retailers and shoppers in Upper Hutt are being encouraged to say “No thanks” to plastic bags as Council embarks on… Read more »

Valley News available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view March Valley news, click here (PDF 4.19 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »

Land use strategy—have your say!

Upper Hutt’s original Urban Growth Strategy was adopted in 2007.  It was written to help manage urban growth and set the foundations for future development within the city. Recently we have been reviewing this document to ensure that planning for the future is still going to guide the best outcomes for Upper Hutt. The review… Read more »

Ashes to Ashen—Aurora 44 brings new life to Upper Hutt’s former CIT complex

Game developer Aurora 44 has taken up residence in Upper Hutt’s former CIT complex as they continue development of their flagship game, Ashen. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 JAN 2016—Upper Hutt’s former CIT campus has a new tenant, Aurora 44, who are developing their first official game—Ashen. According to Aurora 44’s web presence, “Ashen is… Read more »

Upper Hutt bucks the trend

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 January 2016 — While retail precincts around the Wellington region lament stagnating retail occupancy rates, Upper Hutt is bucking the trend as the only area outside of Wellington’s city centre to see a steady increase. Residents of Upper Hutt and visitors to the area enjoyed an expanding retail offering this… Read more »

Urban Growth Strategy review—now open for feedback

Upper Hutt City Council’s Urban Growth Strategy (UGS) is undergoing a review. We would appreciate your thoughts and feedback around 8 major issues we have raised. Other feedback and ideas are also welcome. There will be a 12-page supplement in the Upper Hutt Leader on 26 August. You can use the supplement to formulate your… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Long Term Plan now available online

Upper Hutt City Council has now published its recently-adopted Long Term Plan 2015 – 2025 online. The document is available as a publication on Upper Hutt City Council’s website upperhuttcity.com The Long Term Plan covers the 10 financial years from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2025. It also incorporates the Annual Plan for the… Read more »