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Upper Hutt Central Library to reopen 11 March

After significant ‘under the hood’ upgrades, the strengthened Upper Hutt Central Library will reopen to the public on Monday, 11 March 2019.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 JAN 2019—Upper Hutt’s much-loved Central Library is reopening its doors from  9.30 am on Monday 11 March. The opening will be preceded by a blessing. The Library building… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council is Keeping it REAL with second programme success

Upper Hutt City Council’s Keeping it REAL youth employment programme gives youth realistic, engaging, ambitious, and lifelong (REAL) opportunities. After a successful first employment programme, Upper Hutt City Council and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) were pleased to provide a second programme to get young job seekers involved in their community and into meaningful… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Central Library Building ready for reoccupation by early March 2019

At Wednesday night’s final meeting for the year, Upper Hutt City Council resolved to reoccupy the Central Library building once work is finished in late-February/early-March.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 20 DEC 2018—Upper Hutt’s much-loved Library service will be returning to its original location in late-February/early-March next year after seismic strengthening works are complete. The… Read more »

Valley News December 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 (5 December). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Summer events coming up Welcome to our new Chief Executive, Peter Kelly A word from Councillor Paul Lambert Our Annual… Read more »

Another masterpiece collaboration in Upper Hutt

A vibrant indoor public mural was officially unveiled today in the Upper Hutt Police Station. Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Inspector James McKay, Hutt Valley Area Prevention Manager, other representatives from Hutt Valley Police, local kaumātua Mohi Waihi, Fraser Crescent School staff and students, and Hutt Valley artist—Aidan Walbaekken, have come together to officially unveil a beautiful mural in… Read more »

Every Body is a Treasure wins for Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt’s body positive advocacy group wins the Health and Wellbeing category at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 NOV 2018—Every Body is a Treasure Charitable Trust has won the Health and Wellbeing Award at the recent Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. Based in Upper Hutt, the trust delivers a… Read more »

Fill up your water bottle in Upper Hutt cafés

Upper Hutt City Council is working with local cafés to make fresh water accessible to all.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 NOV 2018—Upper Hutt City Council is committed to ensuring the healthy choice is the easy choice in our community. With warmer seasons on the way, the importance of staying hydrated also increases. Water… Read more »

Spearhead Sportastic, an active event for youth, by youth

Sportastic — a free event designed for youth, by youth will be an afternoon full of fun, food and friendly competition for Upper Hutt’s young people. A group of 14 motivated young leaders from Upper Hutt have come together to plan and run an active event designed specifically for the City’s young people. The group… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Month of Wheels is back

If you’re a bike rider, buggy walker, secret roller skater or want to have a go on an E-bike, then Month of Wheels is for you! Council’s Activation team brings back the Month of Wheels, during the month of October. There will be free opportunities for people to try new activities, and get out and… Read more »

Suffrage 125: Upper Hutt community comes together to celebrate women

Multiple events and displays are on in Upper Hutt as the community comes together to commemorate Women’s Suffrage. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 SEP 2018—19 September 2018 commemorates the 125th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage and 28 November commemorates the first time New Zealand women voted in a general election. Upper Hutt begins ten weeks of… Read more »