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Upper Hutt Central Library building closure—FAQ

The below information is based on comments we are monitoring relating to the closure of Upper Hutt’s Central Library building. This FAQ may be edited or updated from time-to-time as new information comes to light. Why are we only finding out about this now? It’s been ages since the Kaikoura earthquake. Over the last seven… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library building closed

Upper Hutt City Council has taken the precautionary measure of closing the Upper Hutt Central Library after new information has revealed it is earthquake prone.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 07 FEB 2018—Upper Hutt Central Library is closed until further notice. Recent engineering reports have identified parts of the structure as earthquake prone. Being a public… Read more »

Bike to breakfast at Upper Hutt Station on Go By Bike Day

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation Team will be serving breakfast to cyclists at Upper Hutt Station as part of Go By Bike Day. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 FEB 2018— Members of the public who cycle in Upper Hutt will be treated to a fresh breakfast as part of Go By Bike Day on Tuesday… Read more »

PopUp Business School to pop up in Upper Hutt

PopUp Business School presenters Tony Henderson-Newport and Anna Watson in action at PopUp Porirua

Budding entrepreneurs living or working in Upper Hutt will have the opportunity to attend a free ten day business course from 12 – 23 March. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 JAN 2018—Upper Hutt City Council has partnered with the business community to bring the PopUp Business School Aotearoa to the city as part of its… Read more »

Join the Bike the Trail event for a fun, family-friendly ride

Photo of a family wearing helmets bike riding

Registrations are now open for this year’s free family-friendly Bike the Trail event on Sunday 4 March 2018. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 Jan 2018—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team, along with Hutt City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council, are again bringing this popular free cycling event, now in its ninth year, to… Read more »

Spearhead Leaders returns to Upper Hutt in 2018

Upper Hutt’s Spearhead Leaders in 2017

Applications are now open for a brand new group of young people to join the Spearhead Leaders crew for 2018. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 JAN 2018—Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust have once again joined forces to facilitate Spearhead Leaders, a programme designed to develop the leadership skills and potential… Read more »

GWRC: Care urged for swimmers and dog walkers as toxic algae returns

Greater Wellington is urging swimmers and dog walkers to avoid the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi between Moonshine Park and Pomare Bridge following the reoccurrence of toxic algae in the area. “High levels of toxic algae were recorded at Silverstream and we advise against swimming or taking dogs to this stretch of the river,” says Greater Wellington… Read more »

GWRC: Rain washes toxic algae from Hutt River

Good news for swimmers. Recent rain has flushed toxic algae from the Hutt River/Te Awakairangi and Greater Wellington has given the all-clear for people to use it for recreation following an assessment undertaken earlier today. “The heavy rainfall over the weekend resulted in seven times the median flow, enough to flush the river, and our… Read more »