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EXERCISE TANGAROA: Upper Hutt Emergency Operations Centre activated

Today we’re continuing to take part in Exercise Tangaroa, a national exercise to test how ready NZ is for a tsunami event. You may see content posted here or on our Facebook page that relates to this exercise. Please be advised you DO NOT need to take any action. Any questions can be directed to our Facebook… Read more »

EXERCISE TANGAROA: Upper Hutt Emergency Operations Centre activated

Today we’re taking part in Exercise Tangaroa, a national exercise to test how ready NZ is for a tsunami event. You may see content posted here or on our Facebook page that relates to this exercise. Please be advised you DO NOT need to take any action. Any questions can be directed to our Facebook page.… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! It’s a Merry Movie Christmas in Upper Hutt

Santa and child at 2015 parade

Get your thinking caps on and let your creative juices flow, because the theme for the ever-popular Upper Hutt 2016 Santa Parade is ‘A Merry Movie Christmas’ and it’s time to start planning your float! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 AUG 2016—Crowds of over 5,000 flocked to Main Street last year to enjoy the much-loved… Read more »

Council’s submission on airport runway extension now available online

Upper Hutt City Council’s submission on the resource consent application to extend the Wellington Airport runway is now available on our website for viewing or download. The document can be found on Council’s website through the publications hub. To download/view the document directly please click here (PDF 47 KB). For more information about the resource… Read more »

Collaborative clean-up results in enhanced outdoor experience in Ebdentown

A Council-initiated community clean-up and mural installation provides a platform for Upper Hutt’s young people to connect with their community and contribute toward an enhanced environment. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2016—Upper Hutt City Council, in collaboration with Oxford Crescent School senior students, has installed a mural and facilitated a clean-up in the road… Read more »

Sustainable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt

A re-usable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt will encourage shoppers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags in an effort to reduce quantities going to landfill. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 AUG 2016— Retailers and shoppers in Upper Hutt are being encouraged to say “No thanks” to plastic bags as Council embarks on… Read more »

Pre-election report 2016 now available online

pre-election report

The Pre-election report is prepared by the Chief Executive and is designed to promote discussion in the lead up to local body elections. It highlights the key issues faced by Upper Hutt City Council and provides a snapshot of the council’s financial stewardship. The Pre-election report 2016 can be viewed at: http://upperhuttcity.com/publication/pre-election-report-2016 Read more »