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Hutt River Trail section at Maoribank reopened.

The section of the Hutt River Trail that was previously closed due to an unstable bank has undergone repairs and is now open. Some issues remain with the bank but contractors have erected fencing to enable users to navigate the path safely. Extreme caution still advised The fencing does make the path narrower so pedestrians… Read more »

Playground upgrades on the horizon as Harcourt Park pool season ends

On Wednesday 13 March, Harcourt Park paddling pool will be closed for the season. Get along today and tomorrow for the last days of paddling enjoyment. Council plans to reopen the paddling pool in November. Harcourt Park playground will be closed for construction from 27 March until late April. We will be replacing old equipment and adding new… Read more »

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 »

Upper Hutt Central Library to reopen 11 March

After significant ‘under the hood’ upgrades, the strengthened Upper Hutt Central Library will reopen to the public on Monday, 11 March 2019.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 JAN 2019—Upper Hutt’s much-loved Central Library is reopening its doors from  9.30 am on Monday 11 March. The opening will be preceded by a blessing. The Library building… 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 »

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 »

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 »