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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 »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer on 22 November

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool will once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park next Wednesday.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 NOV 2017—Harcourt Park’s toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 22 November. The summer season will last until mid-March 2018 but may be extended if weather permits. The paddling pool… Read more »

Draft Open Space Strategy 2017-2027 – consultation now open

Council is inviting submissions on its draft Open Space Strategy (2017-2027). The Council wants to know how you think Upper Hutt’s open space network can be improved to create better opportunities for recreation, our environment, and our economy. Open spaces are places for public recreation and include parks, sports fields, reserves, civic spaces, and the… Read more »