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United Nations World Water Day to be celebrated with a forum in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council is hosting a forum on UN World Water Day—22 March to explore environmental issues and solutions around water, globally and locally. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 15 Mar 2018—Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre is the venue for the World Water Day Forum in Upper Hutt. The forum is a platform for… Read more »

Collaboration creates a masterpiece in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council yesterday celebrated the official opening of a vibrant outdoor art space at Upper Hutt Station. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 MAR 2018—Upper Hutt Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Greater Wellington Regional Councillor—Paul Swain, and Hutt Valley artist—Chimp have together officially opened the colossal mural which runs throughout the pedestrian… Read more »

Plateau School crowned Top School in Upper Hutt

Plateau School win Top School event with 10 children, teachers, and adults competing in fun games and activities. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 15 mar 2018—Plateau School is now also ‘Top School’ after winning last night’s event at Harcourt Park. Ten Upper Hutt primary schools took part in The Gas Hub’s Top School at Harcourt Park… Read more »

Extraordinary Council Meeting—Correction

An Extraordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 27 March 2018 at 4.30pm to consider and make a final decision on the Independent Commissioner’s recommendation regarding Plan Change 42 – Mangaroa and Pinehaven Flood Hazard Extents. An earlier advertisement incorrectly advised the meeting would be held on Wednesday 27 March 2018. The meeting will… 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 »

Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund

The 2018 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Upper Hutt City Council’s Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund seeks to support practical sustainability initiatives related to waste minimisation, environmental protection, and community resilience. The 2018 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Click here to download an application form for… 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 »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places brings Picnic and Play to Upper Hutt

Celebrate the end of summer in Upper Hutt with an evening picnic and free activities for the whole family. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 MAR 2018—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team invite everyone to join them for Picnic and Play at Awakairangi Park on the evening of Tuesday 13 March. This is a perfect opportunity… Read more »

Akatarawa Road to re-open from 6pm Wednesday 28 February 2018

Akatarawa Road will be opened from 6pm tonight (Wednesday 28 February), although repairs will continue for some time in this area. Traffic will experience delays of up to 10 minutes while reparation work is carried out. Signage will be erected on the road advising of the work and to expect delays. 26 February 2018 –… Read more »