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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 »

Valley News September 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 (12 September). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Activation’s Month of Wheels coming Welcome Julia Fletcher and Stuart Grant A word from Councillor Hellen Swales Central Library Building… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—10 August update

Earthquake strengthening work started this week on Upper Hutt Central Library building. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2018—Work is now underway to strengthen the Upper Hutt Central Library building at 844 Fergusson Drive. Maycroft Construction was awarded the contract at last week’s Council meeting. This week’s preparatory work included replacement of the main glass… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—17 July update

Building consents for the strengthening of the Upper Hutt Central Library building have been lodged. There has been extensive input into the proposed remedial works by structural and mechanical engineers, fire consultants, architects, contractors, and Council staff. Work is expected to commence on the building in August 2018, after Council approval, with an anticipated completion… Read more »

Take your tamariki Beyond the Page these school holidays

Wellington’s local councils are once again hosting Beyond the Page, a literary festival for tamariki and their whānau. This year’s events expand to 25 libraries across the Wellington region. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2018—Hutt City Libraries, Upper Hutt City Libraries, Wellington City Libraries, and Kāpiti Coast District Libraries are collaborating to run an… 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 »

Pop-up library to open in Upper Hutt city centre

After the Upper Hutt Central Library building was closed in February, due to earthquake risk, Upper Hutt City Council has now been able to organise a new pop-up library in the city centre, which will open on 26 April. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 MARCH 2018—Upper Hutt City Libraries will be opening their new temporary… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—9 March update

It’s now just over a month since the closure of the Upper Hutt Central Library building. We’re proud to say that most of our services have been up and running during that time, thanks to our adaptable staff and the great support from all of our customers. After establishing alternate service locations and schedules, we have kept… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—2 March update

Upper Hutt City Council is still able to provide some library services to the community whilst working to establish remedial works required to strengthen the Upper Hutt Central Library building.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 MAR 2018— Upper Hutt Central Library has now been closed for just over three weeks, and in this time Library… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—16 February update

A little over a week after the temporary closure of the Upper Hutt Central Library building most of our key services are back up and running, meaning we can expect a welcome return to a stability for both public and staff. After receiving feedback about our temporary opening hours not being suitable for customers who… Read more »