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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 »

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 »

Fill up your water bottle in Upper Hutt cafés

Upper Hutt City Council is working with local cafés to make fresh water accessible to all.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 NOV 2018—Upper Hutt City Council is committed to ensuring the healthy choice is the easy choice in our community. With warmer seasons on the way, the importance of staying hydrated also increases. Water… 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 »

Upper Hutt cafés are working together for the environment

Upper Hutt is the latest city to join the CupCycling™ movement—with support from Council. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ 19 SEP 2018—A busy café can easily get through more than a thousand disposable cups every week, something which many coffee drinkers and café owners would like to do something about. The cups can’t be recycled because… Read more »

New café opens at H2O Xtream aquatic centre in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council is partnering with Capital Training to offer Upper Hutt youth a chance to gain work experience at the new onsite café at H2O Xtream. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 SEP 2018—H2O Xtream reopen their doors today and, as well as an upgrade, a new café is on site. Deep Café is… Read more »

Suffrage 125: Upper Hutt community comes together to celebrate women

Multiple events and displays are on in Upper Hutt as the community comes together to commemorate Women’s Suffrage. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 SEP 2018—19 September 2018 commemorates the 125th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage and 28 November commemorates the first time New Zealand women voted in a general election. Upper Hutt begins ten weeks of… Read more »

Valley News September 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 (12 September). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Activation’s Month of Wheels coming Welcome Julia Fletcher and Stuart Grant A word from Councillor Hellen Swales Central Library Building… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—10 August update

Earthquake strengthening work started this week on Upper Hutt Central Library building. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2018—Work is now underway to strengthen the Upper Hutt Central Library building at 844 Fergusson Drive. Maycroft Construction was awarded the contract at last week’s Council meeting. This week’s preparatory work included replacement of the main glass… 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 »