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H2O Xtream plans big weekend before maintenance closure

Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre has a weekend of big events lined up before closing for 8 weeks of maintenance.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 JUL 2018—This weekend is your last chance to swim at H2O Xtream before it closes for maintenance. Aqua Beatz— Friday 20 July, 7.00 – 10.00 pm A night of… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—17 July update

Building consents for the strengthening of the Upper Hutt Central Library building have been lodged. There has been extensive input into the proposed remedial works by structural and mechanical engineers, fire consultants, architects, contractors, and Council staff. Work is expected to commence on the building in August 2018, after Council approval, with an anticipated completion… Read more »

Bumper book sale on the way in Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt City Libraries’ regular bi-monthly book sales have been combined to create one huge sale, beginning 21 July. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 JUL 2018—Book lovers, DVD fanatics and CD enthusiasts will be thrilled to hear that Upper Hutt Libraries is having its biggest book sale yet. Space restrictions in Upper Hutt’s temporary Pop-up… Read more »

Recycling drop-off point hours remain unchanged—for now

In the recently adopted Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028, Council agreed to increase funding and reconsider the set-up of the current recycling drop-off point in Park Street. This will ultimately result in operational improvements and an increase to the service. We’re now in the process of looking at how best to expand on what… Read more »

H2O Xtream closed for maintenance after July school holidays

Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre will be closed for eight weeks from Monday 23 July until Sunday 16 September. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 09 JUL 2018—H2O Xtream will be closed for maintenance from 23 July, reopening on Monday, 17 September 2018. There is a large schedule of work to complete behind the scenes which… Read more »

Mangaroa Valley Road closed due to a slip

3.00 pm Mangaroa Valley Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 2.00 pm A large slip has come down on Mangaroa Valley Road. The trees at the top of the hill could pose further danger. The slip on road is very wet and contractors are working to clear it.… Read more »

Akatarawa Road closed due to slip

3:00 pm update Contractors are allowing vehicles through the site on a sporadic basis while clearing continues. There are more slips beyond the initial site but the road is currently passable through to Waikanae. Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution. We’re expecting to have the slip cleared  completely by 6.00 pm. 2:00 pm update… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council confirms its plans for the next 10 years

The Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 was adopted by elected members on 27 June 2018 and sets the blueprint for exciting improvements to the city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 JUL 2018—Upper Hutt’s Mayor and councillors adopted the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 (LTP) on 27 June 2018. The LTP is a strategic… Read more »

Upper Hutt completes LED street lighting upgrade

Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy installs one of the last remaining LED fittings for Upper Hutt City Council to complete its street lighting upgrade.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 JUN 2018—The LED street light upgrade programme has reached completion in Upper Hutt as Mayor Wayne Guppy ceremoniously installed one of the final LED fittings… Read more »

Pakuratahi Forest Felling on Remutaka Cycle Trail

Map showing diversions in place during Pakuratahi Forest felllin

A section of Pakuratahi Forest between Maymorn gate and Tunnel Gully will be harvested this winter. The works will start from 25th June 2018 and continue for approximately six months. This will affect the Remutaka Cycle Trail. Click here to view a map showing the diversion that has been put in place [PDF 84 KB]… Read more »