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GWRC: Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River

Good news for swimmers. Recent rain has flushed toxic algae from the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi and Greater Wellington has given the all-clear for people to use it for recreation following an assessment undertaken earlier today. “The heavy rainfall over the weekend resulted in seven times the median flow, enough to flush the river, and our… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places returns to Upper Hutt this summer

Upper Hutt’s summer activities programme is set to be the biggest yet, running over a longer period, and with new activities included.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, DD DEC 2017— Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are excited to partner with The Gas Hub for a third year to bring you the popular Parks and… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer on 22 November

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool will once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park next Wednesday.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 NOV 2017—Harcourt Park’s toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 22 November. The summer season will last until mid-March 2018 but may be extended if weather permits. The paddling pool… Read more »

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship to Reach 160 Countries via Television Broadcast

Picture of Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship Media and Partner Golf Day

For residents of Upper Hutt, the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship provides a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with world-class golfers. Entry for spectators is free to the Royal Wellington Golf Club in Trentham for the duration of the Championship. The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), the region’s premier amateur golf tournament, will be televised… Read more »

Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 now available online

Cover page image from the Annual Plan 2017-2018

The Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 was adopted at the Extraordinary Council Meeting 28 June 2017 and became operative from 1 July 2017. During March and April we consulted with the community about three new, proposed projects and one new, proposed policy amendment—all of which received majority support for inclusion in this Annual Plan. This… 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 »