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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 »

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 »

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 »

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts its very popular Aqua Beatz

H²O Xtream aquatic centre is hosting their very popular Friday night Aqua Beatz event for Ara Taiohi Youth Week 2017.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 MAY 2017— H²O Xtream is the place to go this youth week as they are hosting the famous Aqua Beatz on Friday 26 May. The Aqua Beatz DJs will provide… 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 »

Upper Hutt School students inspired by LUX Light Festival

A class of 15 Upper Hutt School students have created a light installation inspired by the Circus. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 08 MAY 2017—Upper Hutt will be lighting up for LUX Light Festival from 12 – 21 May with the help of a group of creative Upper Hutt School students. LUX is a celebration of… Read more »

Annual Plan meeting postponed to Wednesday 19 April

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) has advised Council and members of the community to prepare for high winds and heavy rainfall that are forecast for this evening. As a result, tonight’s public meeting for the Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 has been postponed to Wednesday 19 April. Read more »