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Upper Hutt Central Library building closed

Upper Hutt City Council has taken the precautionary measure of closing the Upper Hutt Central Library after new information has revealed it is earthquake prone.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 07 FEB 2018—Upper Hutt Central Library is closed until further notice. Recent engineering reports have identified parts of the structure as earthquake prone. Being a public… Read more »

Bike to breakfast at Upper Hutt Station on Go By Bike Day

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation Team will be serving breakfast to cyclists at Upper Hutt Station as part of Go By Bike Day. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 FEB 2018— Members of the public who cycle in Upper Hutt will be treated to a fresh breakfast as part of Go By Bike Day on Tuesday… Read more »

Join the Bike the Trail event for a fun, family-friendly ride

Photo of a family wearing helmets bike riding

Registrations are now open for this year’s free family-friendly Bike the Trail event on Sunday 4 March 2018. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 Jan 2018—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team, along with Hutt City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council, are again bringing this popular free cycling event, now in its ninth year, to… Read more »

GWRC: Care urged for swimmers and dog walkers as toxic algae returns

Greater Wellington is urging swimmers and dog walkers to avoid the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi between Moonshine Park and Pomare Bridge following the reoccurrence of toxic algae in the area. “High levels of toxic algae were recorded at Silverstream and we advise against swimming or taking dogs to this stretch of the river,” says Greater Wellington… Read more »

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 »