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Upper Hutt cafés are working together for the environment

Upper Hutt is the latest city to join the CupCycling™ movement—with support from Council. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ 19 SEP 2018—A busy café can easily get through more than a thousand disposable cups every week, something which many coffee drinkers and café owners would like to do something about. The cups can’t be recycled because… Read more »

New café opens at H2O Xtream aquatic centre in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Council is partnering with Capital Training to offer Upper Hutt youth a chance to gain work experience at the new onsite café at H2O Xtream. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 SEP 2018—H2O Xtream reopen their doors today and, as well as an upgrade, a new café is on site. Deep Café is… Read more »

Suffrage 125: Upper Hutt community comes together to celebrate women

Multiple events and displays are on in Upper Hutt as the community comes together to commemorate Women’s Suffrage. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 SEP 2018—19 September 2018 commemorates the 125th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage and 28 November commemorates the first time New Zealand women voted in a general election. Upper Hutt begins ten weeks of… Read more »

Keeping it REAL puts wellbeing at the centre of Upper Hutt City Council’s youth employment programme

Upper Hutt City Council’s Keeping it REAL youth employment programme gives youth realistic, engaging, ambitious, and lifelong (REAL) opportunities. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 SEP 2018—Upper Hutt City Council has partnered with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) to provide a programme to get young job seekers into meaningful employment. The programme was co-designed with… Read more »

Akatarawa Road now open

2.20 pm Akatarawa Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 10.20 am Akatarawa Road is now closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately 2 km past Staglands Wildlife Reserve. Staglands remains open and can be accessed from Upper Hutt. Contractors are being sent to… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council receives BB CouncilMARK™ rating

A report completed by the local government excellence programme shows the Upper Hutt Community is being served well by its Council. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 AUG 2018—Upper Hutt City Council received a BB rating in its CouncilMARK™ report released today, highlighting a good standard of performance. CouncilMARK reports are designed to give councils and… Read more »

Hitting the right notes this Christmas

Get the vocal chords ready, and start planning your float as the theme of the Upper Hutt 2018 Santa Parade is ‘Christmas Carols’ and now is the time to plan your wonderful float! The much-loved Santa Parade is back for 2018 with a brand new theme of ‘Christmas Carols’, bringing sweet sounds to Main Street… Read more »

Upper Hutt groups celebrated for their contribution to the community

Upper Hutt community groups were honoured at Wednesday night’s Wellington International Airport Community Awards Ceremony. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2018—The Upper Hutt awards ceremony for the Wellington International Airport Community Awards was held at Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 8 August. His Worship the Mayor, Wayne Guppy hosted representatives from… Read more »