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Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream offers Adult Squad swimming sessions

H²O Xtream aquatic centre’s Wavebreakers Swim School is trialling Adult Squad sessions for anyone who wants to improve their swimming technique and fitness. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 20 APR 2017—H²O Xtream’s Wavebreakers Swim School will be trialling Adult Squad swimming sessions during School Term 2. The classes will run for 8 weeks on Wednesdays (beginning… Read more »

First public charger in Upper Hutt the next step in support for electric vehicles

Upper Hutt City Council is backing electric vehicle projects, building on the city’s sustainability initiatives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 APR 2017—Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy has today opened the first public electric vehicle charging station in the city. The new fast-charging station, located at Lion Court, is in the heart of Upper Hutt’s city… Read more »

Repair works taking place on Moonshine Hill Road: 9am to 5pm

For approximately four weeks Council will be repairing a road edge slip (drop out) on Moonshine Hill Road at the location marked on the map below. During this time there will be delays. A stop/go will be in place during work hours of 8am to 5pm. Outside these hours the road will be open. Road… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H²O Xtream hosts Xtream Toddler Time

Join H²O Xtream at the Xtream Toddler Time event these school holidays.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 APR 2017— H²O Xtream is excited to be hosting Xtream Toddler Time on 22 April, during the school holidays. Xtream Toddler Time is a specialised event for toddlers and their parents, providing a fun, relaxed, and safe atmosphere… Read more »

Annual Plan meeting postponed to Wednesday 19 April

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) has advised Council and members of the community to prepare for high winds and heavy rainfall that are forecast for this evening. As a result, tonight’s public meeting for the Annual Plan 2017 – 2018 has been postponed to Wednesday 19 April. Read more »

Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre maintains PoolSafe accreditation

kids playing under water

H²O Xtream’s annual PoolSafe assessment reveals continued commitment to high standards of safety at the aquatic facility. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 12 APR 2017—H²O Xtream has again been recognised as a PoolSafe facility. Being PoolSafe means the complex has passed a series of tests and checks to ensure it is meeting industry standards for safety… Read more »

SH2/SH58 Haywards Interchange Roundabout opening over Easter weekend

We are approaching a major milestone in the SH2/ SH58 interchange project, with traffic to start flowing on the new roundabout over Easter weekend. If you’re travelling through this area, the road layout will be different to what you’re used to, so following is a quick guide on how to use the new interchange. If… Read more »

Rimutaka Cycle Trail—Rimutaka summit tunnel blocked due to slip

A large slip has formed in front of the summit tunnel (Upper Hutt side), preventing access to the tunnel. Signage advising of the tunnel closure is being erected at the Kaitoke entrance of the Rimutaka Rail Trail. DoC Wairarapa will be erecting signage at Cross Creek. Thoroughfare through the tunnel is blocked until further notice.… Read more »

Bridge Road update: Completion of bridge construction delayed

Council is receiving requests for confirmation of a completion date. Due to contractual issues and delays in completing connection of the services on the bridge to those in Bridge Road, we cannot advise an actual date. As soon as the information is available we will notify residents. Read more »