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Tenth annual Bike The Trail set to ride on 3 March

Get family and friends on their bikes and enjoy a scenic ride along the Hutt River, for the tenth year running of Bike the Trail. Bike the Trail is a fun, family day out, and this year will be better than ever. There will be breakfasts at both start locations, with rides starting 9.30 am… Read more »

February fun with The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places in Upper Hutt

Enjoy your summer with free, family events in Upper Hutt parks. Upper Hutt is celebrating summer with free, family events run by Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team, and sponsored by The Gas Hub. Make one of our beautiful parks your backyard for the day, gather the family and check out the hottest happenings in… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council moved by colourful submission from preschool

Colourfully illustrated letters from the children of Premium Preschool in Heretaunga highlighted ways to care for local ducks and waterways. Late last year Council was privileged to receive a group ‘submission’ from the children of Premium Preschool, Heretaunga. Sending a collection of drawings and news articles, they asked Council to post signs encouraging the public… Read more »

Hutt River Trail section closed at Maoribank

A section of the Hutt River Trail has been closed temporarily due to an unstable bank underfoot. At present, the closure is temporary until the area can undergo an engineering assessment. Hutt River Trail users are advised to avoid this section of the path for their own safety. A detour is in place as per… Read more »

GWRC: Pakuratahi Forest Felling on Remutaka Cycle Trail to continue

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) would like the public to be aware that the harvesting in Pakuratahi Forest between Maymorn and Tunnel Gully in Upper Hutt will continue until the end of January 2019. Works in this 48 hectare area have been held up by the wet weather over winter and issues at the port… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places returning to Upper Hutt in 2019

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is bringing back The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places in the new year. Make 2019 the year you try something new, take up a new sport or come back to an event you love. Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is partnering with The Gas Hub for a 4th… Read more »

Valley News December 2018 edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website in our online publications. This issue was also included in this week’s Upper Hutt Leader (5 December). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Summer events coming up Welcome to our new Chief Executive, Peter Kelly A word from Councillor Paul Lambert Our Annual… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens this week

Summer is on the horizon and Upper Hutt City’s Harcourt Park paddling pool is ready. Upper Hutt’s favourite toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 21 November. The summer season will last until mid-March 2019 but may be extended if weather permits. The paddling pool features shade sails for sun safety, and spray features which… Read more »

Spearhead Sportastic, an active event for youth, by youth

Sportastic — a free event designed for youth, by youth will be an afternoon full of fun, food and friendly competition for Upper Hutt’s young people. A group of 14 motivated young leaders from Upper Hutt have come together to plan and run an active event designed specifically for the City’s young people. The group… Read more »