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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 »

Upper Hutt city centre pipe renewals and roading upgrade enters next stage

This week sees the completion of the pipe renewals and transition to the next stage of roading works in Upper Hutt’s city centre. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 SEP 2017—The water and roading work in Upper Hutt’s Main Street and Wakefield Street is entering its next stage. The water and wastewater pipe renewals undertaken by… Read more »

NZTA: SH2 – Busy month for roadworks through Hutt Valley in October

Whakatiki St intersection traffic lights New traffic lights on the State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street intersection on the River Road in Upper Hutt are set to start operating in the first week of October. The Transport Agency’s Transport System Manager for Wellington Mark Owen says the traffic lights have been installed to improve safety… Read more »

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 »

Easter Sunday Trading – consultation now open

Should all shops in Upper Hutt have the option to trade on Easter Sunday? Currently, most shops cannot trade on Easter Sunday under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990. However, the Act now allows Council to introduce a policy giving all shops the option to trade on Easter Sunday, either throughout, or in parts of… Read more »

Karapoti Road closed due to slip

A drop accompanied by a slip from the slope above the road has caused significant damage to Karapoti Road narrowing it to the point where we have had to close the road for safety reasons. To protect the safety of road users, the road will be closed with concrete blocks to prevent any vehicle from… Read more »