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Calling for nominations of Upper Hutt Community Groups

Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards are now open for nominations. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 APR 2016—Nominations are now open for the 2016 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. The awards recognise the work of community groups in the Wellington region by rewarding the valuable contribution made by volunteers. “Each year we are blown away by… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool season ends

As of Wednesday 6 April, Harcourt Park paddling pool will be closed for the season. The summer season saw an extension past the originally planned closure in mid-March due to the warmer weather. Council plans to reopen the paddling pool in November. Read more »

Total fire ban lifted – Restricted Fire Season in place

Total Fire Ban lifted – Restricted Fire Season in place The total fire ban in Upper Hutt City and Lower Hutt City regions will be lifted at 6.00 am, Thursday 31 March 2016 and a Restricted Fire Season will be in place. Pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977, notice… Read more »

New lights are coming to a street near you

Council has commenced upgrading its street lights to new LED lanterns. This means that the older orange coloured lanterns will gradually disappear and be replaced with the new LED lanterns which issue a white light. This is being done as a cost saving measure as the new lanterns have a wattage of 27 watts as… Read more »

Rimutaka Hill Road closed

Updated at 4.46pm, Friday 18 March 2016 Rimutaka Hill Road has been reopened but is reduced to one lane after a traffic accident closed the road this afternoon. Delays can be expected up until aproximately 11.00 pm tonight while the road is cleared. Updated at 3.00 pm, Friday 18 March 2016 NZ Police advise that… Read more »

Valley News available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view March Valley news, click here (PDF 4.19 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »