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Annual Breakaway Festival of Cycling programme announced

Upper Hutt’s annual cycle festival is about to kick off with events and fun for all ages. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 AUG 2015—The 2015 Breakaway Festival of Cycling programme for has been released, offering a range of cycling events for ages and abilities during the month of September. Upper Hutt’s Breakaway Festival of Cycling… Read more »

Start thinking now about Upper Hutt’s Santa Parade

Due to the popularity of last year’s Santa Parade and Expressions Christmas event, Upper Hutt City Council has announced the date for the 2015 parade to assist community groups and businesses with their planning.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 JUL 2015— An invitation is extended to all businesses and community groups operating in Upper… Read more »

Price increase for Women Only Swim Night at H2O Xtream

Women Only Swim Night at Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre has had a price increase, but all the extra activities are still available at no extra charge. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 3 JUL 2015—The price of entry for Women Only Swim Night has now increased as of 1 July 2015. The single entry fee… Read more »

Don’t be bored these school holidays—H2O Xtream has you covered!

If you need to entertain the kids, don’t try doing it at home, don’t let them drive you crazy! H2O Xtream is all day fun, whatever the weather! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 JUN 2015—H2O Xtream has you covered these school holidays with plenty on offer to keep the kids entertained. The activities kick off… Read more »

15th Annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition underway

Upper Hutt City Library is once again hosting the Upper Hutt Poetry Competition. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2015—The Upper Hutt Poetry Competition is underway for its fifteenth consecutive year. The competition will again award entries in three age groups: Adults, Young Adults (12 – 18), and Children (6 – 11). Previous years have… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Expressions contract renewed

Mayor Wayne Guppy and Expressions Trust Chair Peter Richardson sign to renew the contract between Upper Hutt City Council and the trust for another three years. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JUN 2015—Mayor of Upper Hutt, Wayne Guppy and Chair of Expressions Arts and Entertainment Charitable Trust, Peter Richardson, recently signed to renew the agreement… Read more »

Aqua Beatz a huge hit at H2O Xtream

H2O Xtream’s first Aqua Beatz for 2015 was held on Friday night during Ara Taiohi Youth Week. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 4 JUN 2015—H2O Xtream hosted its first Aqua Beatz for 2015 on Friday 29 May, during Youth Week. It was an epic night of spot prizes, cool competitions, and all the up-to-date music played… Read more »

BurgerFuel incentivised by council cash injection

BurgerFuel opened in Upper Hutt last week, with the help of an incentive from Council’s Economic Development Stimulus Package. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 MAY 2015—The opening of BurgerFuel in Upper Hutt signals a major step forward and ratifies a scheme put forward by Council to encourage new business to the city. The Economic Development… Read more »

Remembrance in Upper Hutt on Anzac Day

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Upper Hutt’s Civic Centre will once again host the city’s dawn service of remembrance.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 APR 2015—Upper Hutt’s official Anzac commemorations will begin at 5.30 am on Saturday 25 April. The dawn parade will assemble at the Queen Street carpark and march on at 5.45. The parade will travel south… Read more »

Expressions: 2015 Queen's Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival

Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival:  6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year’s line-up is huge with the very best New Zealand acts, including two New Zealand icons; Michael Houston and Rodger Fox teaming up together for the first time, a tribute… Read more »