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Pop-up library to open in Upper Hutt city centre

After the Upper Hutt Central Library building was closed in February, due to earthquake risk, Upper Hutt City Council has now been able to organise a new pop-up library in the city centre, which will open on 26 April. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 MARCH 2018—Upper Hutt City Libraries will be opening their new temporary… Read more »

Collaboration creates a masterpiece in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council yesterday celebrated the official opening of a vibrant outdoor art space at Upper Hutt Station. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 16 MAR 2018—Upper Hutt Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Greater Wellington Regional Councillor—Paul Swain, and Hutt Valley artist—Chimp have together officially opened the colossal mural which runs throughout the pedestrian… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—9 March update

It’s now just over a month since the closure of the Upper Hutt Central Library building. We’re proud to say that most of our services have been up and running during that time, thanks to our adaptable staff and the great support from all of our customers. After establishing alternate service locations and schedules, we have kept… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—2 March update

Upper Hutt City Council is still able to provide some library services to the community whilst working to establish remedial works required to strengthen the Upper Hutt Central Library building.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 MAR 2018— Upper Hutt Central Library has now been closed for just over three weeks, and in this time Library… 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 »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—16 February update

A little over a week after the temporary closure of the Upper Hutt Central Library building most of our key services are back up and running, meaning we can expect a welcome return to a stability for both public and staff. After receiving feedback about our temporary opening hours not being suitable for customers who… Read more »

Most Upper Hutt library services restored during building closure

Upper Hutt City Libraries staff have been busy creating alternative means to deliver services to customers while the Central Library building remains closed.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 FEB 2018—Since the closure of Upper Hutt Central Library building on 7 February, the libraries management team have been putting into place immediate access to vital… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—9 February update

We’ve been organising alternate access to our services while Upper Hutt Central Library is closed. The following schedules will take effect on Monday 12 February. Pinehaven Library hours extended Monday – Friday: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm Saturday: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Mobile Library bus The Mobile Library bus will be open for business… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—FAQ

The below information is based on comments we are monitoring relating to the closure of Upper Hutt’s Central Library building. This FAQ may be edited or updated from time-to-time as new information comes to light. Why are we only finding out about this now? It’s been ages since the Kaikoura earthquake. Over the last seven… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closed

Upper Hutt City Council has taken the precautionary measure of closing the Upper Hutt Central Library after new information has revealed it is earthquake prone.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 07 FEB 2018—Upper Hutt Central Library is closed until further notice. Recent engineering reports have identified parts of the structure as earthquake prone. Being a public… Read more »