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SeatSmart: Upper Hutt collection site opens

An Upper Hutt collection site has now opened at Wallaceville Playcentre at 52 Ward Street, Trentham. They will be accepting expired or damaged seats Monday to Thursday from 9:30 am to 12.00 pm. There is a $10 fee per seat to cover recycling costs. The Playcentre has a strong focus on the environment. Children are… Read more »

NZTA: Whakatiki Street intersection improvements start tonight

Work to improve safety at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street in Upper Hutt is set to get under way tonight. The project involves the installation of traffic lights and CCTV cameras, as well as improvements to the road surface. This is an excerpt from the media release from NZTA. To view… Read more »

Youth Hackathon Weekend is coming back to Upper Hutt

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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 »

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 »

New Birchville Bridge reopens at 5 pm today

Following a final safety inspection at 2.00 pm this afternoon, the engineer and the contractors have confirmed that the bridge will be open for public use at 5.00 pm today. Over the next few weeks there may be times when traffic is delayed by stop/go signs as the contractors finalise changes to the services on… Read more »