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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 »

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 »

All geared up for Bike the Trail 2018

The Hutt Valley’s annual Bike the Trail is on this Sunday 4 March and is free to participate. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 27 Feb 2018— Bike the Trail is geared up for Sunday 4 March 2018 starting from 9.50 am! Enjoy an awesome day out cycling along the Hutt River Trail, part of the New… Read more »

Mitre 10 MEGA Buggy Walk heads to Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt will be hosting the popular Mitre 10 MEGA Buggy Walk at Trentham Memorial Park in March. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 FEB 2018— Parents, caregivers, and grandparents with under 5s are invited to join the Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team at the next Mitre 10 MEGA Buggy Walk, at Trentham Memorial Park… Read more »

Join the Bike the Trail event for a fun, family-friendly ride

Photo of a family wearing helmets bike riding

Registrations are now open for this year’s free family-friendly Bike the Trail event on Sunday 4 March 2018. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 Jan 2018—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team, along with Hutt City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council, are again bringing this popular free cycling event, now in its ninth year, to… Read more »

GWRC: Care urged for swimmers and dog walkers as toxic algae returns

Greater Wellington is urging swimmers and dog walkers to avoid the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi between Moonshine Park and Pomare Bridge following the reoccurrence of toxic algae in the area. “High levels of toxic algae were recorded at Silverstream and we advise against swimming or taking dogs to this stretch of the river,” says Greater Wellington… Read more »

GWRC: Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River

Good news for swimmers. Recent rain has flushed toxic algae from the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi and Greater Wellington has given the all-clear for people to use it for recreation following an assessment undertaken earlier today. “The heavy rainfall over the weekend resulted in seven times the median flow, enough to flush the river, and our… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places returns to Upper Hutt this summer

Upper Hutt’s summer activities programme is set to be the biggest yet, running over a longer period, and with new activities included.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, DD DEC 2017— Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are excited to partner with The Gas Hub for a third year to bring you the popular Parks and… Read more »

Wellington Region preventing graffiti vandalism together

The Wellington Regional Graffiti Prevention Strategy 2018 – 2022 was today endorsed by the Wellington Regional Mayoral Forum at Upper Hutt City Council.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 DEC 2017— Hosted by Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy, the Wellington Regional Graffiti Prevention Strategy 2018 – 2022 was launched today at 2017’s final Wellington Regional Mayoral… Read more »