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Youth Week 2017 poster

May 2017

  • Open Funding Rounds
  • Community Awards.
  • Civic Awards
  • Charity Services Free Webinars
  • Book a Librarian
  • New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters (NZSTI) book presentation – ‘Treaty Times Thirty’
  • Be Prepared
  • Local upcoming events: Youth Week 26 May – 4 June 2017

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March 2017

  • Open Funding Rounds
  • Training Opportunities
  • Young Achievers Awards
  • Youth
  • Upper Hutt Community Patrol
  • Useful Tools: NZ Navigator
  • Training Opportunities

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February 2017

  • Community Group Survey
  • Open Funding Rounds / Creative Communities
  • Youth and Young Achievers Awards
  • Foster Caregivers (can you help?)
  • Upper Hutt Toy Library  (committee and board members wanted)
  • Move up – Small Steps for Significant Change (presented by WomenofWorth)

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merry christmas message

December 2016

  • Intergenerational Connections
  • Community Bike Drive
  • Council Funding / Fundraising Opportunity
  • Hutt Valley Helping Agencies
  • How to Keep Safe this Xmas / Lucky Christmas Shopper Draw
  • Upper Hutt Mix Colouring Calendar

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November 2016

  • White Ribbon
  • Community profiles: Diabetes Wellington and The Road Forward Trust
  • Dress for Success
  • Graffiti
  • Local news
  • Community Finder Service Directory
  • Upper Hutt Women’s Centre annual street appeal

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WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - September 20: Wellington Airport Community Awards Dinner 2016 September 20, 2016 Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Mark Tantrum/

October 2016

  • Positive Ageing Week’s 4 wheel drive sunset tour – Mount Climie
  • Keep NZ Beautiful Awards
  • Community Rescue win award
  • Tawai Park Community Garden
  • Training Opportunities: Community Finder / MIX
  • Local events: ‘Homai Hoatu’ & ‘Highland Gathering’

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September 2016

  • Painted Environment project
  • Community Finder / Community Bike Drive
  • Reporting to Charities Workshops
  • Positive Ageing Week
  • Memories of Main Street / Upper Hutt Library’s Hot Seat
  • Toolbox parenting group courses

Read the September edition of Chatter

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Last updated on 15 May 2017