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Walk in a Winter Wonderland at this year’s Upper Hutt Santa Parade

Santa and child at 2015 parade

Time to start brainstorming because the theme of Upper Hutt’s 2017 Santa Parade is ‘Winter Wonderland’ and now is the time to plan your wonderful float!   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 AUG 2017—The much-loved Upper Hutt Santa Parade is back for 2017! Mark your calendars and start planning your float, as this year we… Read more »

Upper Hutt Station pedestrian accessway mural coming

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council are collaborating to improve the commuter experience at Upper Hutt Station’s underground pedestrian accessway.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 AUG 2017—Greater Wellington Regional Council’s new 94-space, free commuter parking on Goodshed Rd has seen an increase in commuters using Upper Hutt Station’s underground accessway as… 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 »

Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 now available online

Cover page image from the Annual Plan 2017-2018

The Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 was adopted at the Extraordinary Council Meeting 28 June 2017 and became operative from 1 July 2017. During March and April we consulted with the community about three new, proposed projects and one new, proposed policy amendment—all of which received majority support for inclusion in this Annual Plan. This… Read more »

Go Beyond the Page with Wellington region libraries this school holidays

Get prepared for a festival of literary proportions for children and youth across the Wellington region this school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JUN 2017—Beyond the Page Children & Youth Literary Festival is bringing a packed programme of more than 100 free events to surprise, entertain, and inspire young people throughout the Wellington region… Read more »

Youth Hackathon Weekend is coming back to Upper Hutt

Lifehack-2016

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 »

Nominate an Upper Hutt group now for a Wellington Airport Community Award

Upper Hutt City Council is encouraging the community to get behind the Wellington Airport Community Awards and make nominations for our city’s hardworking community groups. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 24 MAY 2017—Help celebrate Upper Hutt’s community and volunteer groups. The 2017 Wellington Airport Community Awards nominations are now open, closing on 31 May. Do you… Read more »

Youth Fest spearheads opportunity for Upper Hutt City’s young people

Youth Fest—a free event designed by youth for youth—will be a day full of fun, food, music, giveaways, and opportunity for Upper Hutt’s young people. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 MAY 2017— A group of 14 motivated Upper Hutt youth have come together to plan and run an event designed specifically for the city’s youth.… Read more »