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Valley News December 2018 edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website in our online publications. This issue was also included in this week’s Upper Hutt Leader (5 December). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Summer events coming up Welcome to our new Cief Executive, Peter Kelly A word from Councillor Paul Lambert Our Annual… Read more »

Another masterpiece collaboration in Upper Hutt

A vibrant indoor public mural was officially unveiled today in the Upper Hutt Police Station. Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Inspector James McKay, Hutt Valley Area Prevention Manager, other representatives from Hutt Valley Police, local kaumātua Mohi Waihi, Fraser Crescent School staff and students, and Hutt Valley artist—Aidan Walbaekken, have come together to officially unveil a beautiful mural in… Read more »

Every Body is a Treasure wins for Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt’s body positive advocacy group wins the Health and Wellbeing category at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 NOV 2018—Every Body is a Treasure Charitable Trust has won the Health and Wellbeing Award at the recent Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. Based in Upper Hutt, the trust delivers a… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens this week

Summer is on the horizon and Upper Hutt City’s Harcourt Park paddling pool is ready. Upper Hutt’s favourite toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 21 November. The summer season will last until mid-March 2019 but may be extended if weather permits. The paddling pool features shade sails for sun safety, and spray features which… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council Annual Report 2017 – 2018

Council has released its Annual Report for 2017 – 2018 celebrating another eventful year working towards Upper Hutt’s ‘Life. Leisure. Live it!’ vision. Upper Hutt City Council formally adopted the report on 31 October and it is now available online at upperhuttcity.com The Annual Report is a document Council puts out each year outlining achievements… Read more »

Fill up your water bottle in Upper Hutt cafés

Upper Hutt City Council is working with local cafés to make fresh water accessible to all.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 NOV 2018—Upper Hutt City Council is committed to ensuring the healthy choice is the easy choice in our community. With warmer seasons on the way, the importance of staying hydrated also increases. Water… Read more »

Upper Hutt thanks Chris Upton for 13 years’ service

As Upper Hutt City Council welcomes a new Chief Executive, we recognise and thank our outgoing Chief Executive Chris Upton for his dedication and service to Upper Hutt. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ 31 OCT 2018—After 13 years’ service at Upper Hutt City Council, Chief Executive Chris Upton has made the difficult decision to pursue new… Read more »

Resurfacing work on State Highway 2 between Whakatiki and Moonshine

Resurfacing works are scheduled for State Highway 2 between Whakatiki St and Moonshine Road intersections. The work is weather dependent and is scheduled to take place after 9.00 pm on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 October. A detour will be in place for southbound traffic and northbound traffic will have stop/go traffic control. Read more »

Road repairs coming for southern Blue Mountains Road

Road repairs will begin on southern Blue Mountains Road on 5 November. The existing culvert under the road at number 1189 will be replaced. The work will take considerable time but is expected to be complete in late November. The road will remain open throughout the period of work, but at times reduced to one… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council appoints new Chief Executive

Peter Kelly will begin his role as Upper Hutt City Council Chief Executive from November 2018.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 OCT 2018— Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy has today announced the appointment of Peter Kelly as Chief Executive of Upper Hutt City Council. “I am really looking forward to supporting the Mayor and… Read more »