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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 »

Upper Hutt’s Month of Wheels is back

If you’re a bike rider, buggy walker, secret roller skater or want to have a go on an E-bike, then Month of Wheels is for you! Council’s Activation team brings back the Month of Wheels, during the month of October. There will be free opportunities for people to try new activities, and get out and… Read more »

GWRC: Upper Hutt’s Cannon Point walkway open to the public

People looking to walk Upper Hutt’s Cannon Point Walkway can now do so following the re-opening to the public of its zig zag access section following its closure in December last year. “We’re really glad it’s once again open the public, it gives yet another beautiful option for keen walkers, runners and cyclists and one more… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council confirms its plans for the next 10 years

The Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 was adopted by elected members on 27 June 2018 and sets the blueprint for exciting improvements to the city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 JUL 2018—Upper Hutt’s Mayor and councillors adopted the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 (LTP) on 27 June 2018. The LTP is a strategic… Read more »

Pakuratahi Forest Felling on Remutaka Cycle Trail

Map showing diversions in place during Pakuratahi Forest felllin

A section of Pakuratahi Forest between Maymorn gate and Tunnel Gully will be harvested this winter. The works will start from 25th June 2018 and continue for approximately six months. This will affect the Remutaka Cycle Trail. Click here to view a map showing the diversion that has been put in place [PDF 84 KB]… Read more »

Valley News June 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 (13 June). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Civic Award nominations open Pop-up Library in CBD Towers What’s happening with the Centtral Library Building Congratulations to Marion Read… Read more »

Hutt River Trail damaged

The Hutt River Trail has had a washout behind Gemstone Drive. Contractors are working to install safety barriers around the slip and open up a detour path. Please take extra care around this area as the detour path will be narrow and uneven until further assessment and remedial works can be undertaken. 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 »

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 »