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Local volunteers celebrated in Upper Hutt

Local volunteers in Upper Hutt were treated to an entertaining evening in recognition and thanks for their investment into the community.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 24 JUN 2015—In the spirit of National Volunteer Week (21 – 27 June) and the upcoming Wellington Airport Community Awards, Upper Hutt City Council hosted a celebratory evening for… Read more »

15th Annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition underway

Upper Hutt City Library is once again hosting the Upper Hutt Poetry Competition. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2015—The Upper Hutt Poetry Competition is underway for its fifteenth consecutive year. The competition will again award entries in three age groups: Adults, Young Adults (12 – 18), and Children (6 – 11). Previous years have… Read more »

Valley News available

Valley News poster

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view June Valley news, click here (PDF 1.53 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »

A time to thrive, not just survive

Upper Hutt City Council, along with Umbrella Health is to host another opportunity for residents to discover more about cognitive health and wellbeing and the importance it plays in their lives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 12 JUN 2015—Upper Hutt residents are invited to gather for soup and hearty discussions at a wellbeing and resilience workshop.… Read more »

Young people of Upper Hutt celebrated

Upper Hutt’s Young Achievers were celebrated at the 2015 awards ceremony held at Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 3 June. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JUN 2015—Young people of Upper Hutt were celebrated at the annual Young  Achievers and Youth Civic Awards last week. The event was held on Wednesday 3 June at… Read more »

Aqua Beatz a huge hit at H2O Xtream

H2O Xtream’s first Aqua Beatz for 2015 was held on Friday night during Ara Taiohi Youth Week. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 4 JUN 2015—H2O Xtream hosted its first Aqua Beatz for 2015 on Friday 29 May, during Youth Week. It was an epic night of spot prizes, cool competitions, and all the up-to-date music played… Read more »

Upper Hutt to celebrate local volunteers

Local volunteers are invited to a night of fun, food, drinks, music, and thanks as Upper Hutt says “Cheers!” to our volunteers. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 MAY 2015—In the spirit of National Volunteer Week (June 21 – 27) and the upcoming Wellington Airport Community Awards, Upper Hutt City Council is hosting a celebratory evening… Read more »

Upper Hutt nominations open for 2015 Wellington Airport Community Awards

Upper Hutt City Council would like to encourage the community to get behind the Wellington Airport Community Awards and make nominations for our city’s hardworking community groups.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 MAY 2015—It’s time, once again, to celebrate Upper Hutt’s community groups. The Wellington Airport Upper Hutt Community Awards are now open for nominations.… Read more »

Four New Zealand Music Month events at Upper Hutt Central Library

Upper Hutt City Library is once again celebrating NZ Music Month with a variety of free music events. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 MAY 2015—To celebrate this year’s New Zealand Music Month, Upper Hutt City Council has scheduled four events at Upper Hutt Central Library. The first event was held in the Library’s Rotary Lounge… Read more »

Remembrance in Upper Hutt on Anzac Day


Upper Hutt’s Civic Centre will once again host the city’s dawn service of remembrance.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 APR 2015—Upper Hutt’s official Anzac commemorations will begin at 5.30 am on Saturday 25 April. The dawn parade will assemble at the Queen Street carpark and march on at 5.45. The parade will travel south… Read more »