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Register now for the 2017 Upper Hutt Santa Parade

Registrations are now open for Upper Hutt community groups and businesses for this year’s Upper Hutt Santa Parade, taking place on Sunday 3 December 2017. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 SEP 2017—The time has come to register for the 2017 Upper Hutt Santa Parade. This year’s theme is a ‘Winter Wonderland’ and we look set… Read more »

WCC: Councils support state of the arts in the region

The Wellington Regional Amenities Fund (WRAF) has allocated over $1 million to seven organisations – boosting the region’s reputation as the arts and cultural centre of New Zealand. WRAF was established in 2012 to demonstrate the region’s commitment to arts and cultural activity, ensuring a robust and thriving network of events and attractions for all… Read more »

Walk in a Winter Wonderland at this year’s Upper Hutt Santa Parade

Santa and child at 2015 parade

Time to start brainstorming because the theme of Upper Hutt’s 2017 Santa Parade is ‘Winter Wonderland’ and now is the time to plan your wonderful float!   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 AUG 2017—The much-loved Upper Hutt Santa Parade is back for 2017! Mark your calendars and start planning your float, as this year we… Read more »

Go Beyond the Page with Wellington region libraries this school holidays

Get prepared for a festival of literary proportions for children and youth across the Wellington region this school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JUN 2017—Beyond the Page Children & Youth Literary Festival is bringing a packed programme of more than 100 free events to surprise, entertain, and inspire young people throughout the Wellington region… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts its very popular Aqua Beatz

H²O Xtream aquatic centre is hosting their very popular Friday night Aqua Beatz event for Ara Taiohi Youth Week 2017.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 MAY 2017— H²O Xtream is the place to go this youth week as they are hosting the famous Aqua Beatz on Friday 26 May. The Aqua Beatz DJs will provide… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts Xtream Toddler Time

Join H²O Xtream at the Xtream Toddler Time event these school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 APR 2017— H²O Xtream is excited to be hosting Xtream Toddler Time on 22 April, during the school holidays. Xtream Toddler Time is a specialised event for toddlers and their parents, providing a fun, relaxed, and safe atmosphere… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre maintains PoolSafe accreditation

kids playing under water

H²O Xtream’s annual PoolSafe assessment reveals continued commitment to high standards of safety at the aquatic facility. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 12 APR 2017—H²O Xtream has again been recognised as a PoolSafe facility. Being PoolSafe means the complex has passed a series of tests and checks to ensure it is meeting industry standards for safety… Read more »