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Playground upgrades on the horizon as Harcourt Park pool season ends

On Wednesday 13 March, Harcourt Park paddling pool will be closed for the season. Get along today and tomorrow for the last days of paddling enjoyment. Council plans to reopen the paddling pool in November. Harcourt Park playground will be closed for construction from 27 March until late April. We will be replacing old equipment and adding new… Read more »

Gibbons Street/SH2 roundabout partial closure from 11 March

Wellington Water has begun the replacement of the wastewater pipe in Gibbons Street. The new wastewater pipe will provide a higher level of resilience for seismic events and accommodate future developments in the area. From 11 March 2019, the Gibbons Street/SH2 roundabout will be partially closed. This means that traffic heading to SH2 will be… Read more »

Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund

The 2019 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Upper Hutt City Council’s Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund seeks to support practical sustainability initiatives related to waste minimisation, environmental protection, and community resilience. The 2019 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. For more information visit: https://upperhuttcity.com/waste-sustainability/zero-waste-community-environment-fund Read more »

Maidstone Park sports fields upgrade underway

Ground will be broken on Monday 4 March as work gets underway to upgrade Upper Hutt’s Maidstone Park sports fields.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 MAR 2019— As part of Upper Hutt City Council’s Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028, the Maidstone Park sports fields are being upgraded to a ‘sand carpet’ facility. The… Read more »

NZTA: Upcoming Remutaka Hill (SH2) road closures

State Highway 2 (SH2) over the Remutaka Hill will be closed for two blocks of five consecutive nights during March 2019 to enable essential maintenance work to be safely carried out. The Remutaka Hill road will be closed from 9pm to 4am, for five consecutive nights on: Sunday 3 March to Friday morning 8 March… Read more »

Park Street recycling station upgrade starts next week

Upper Hutt’s Park Street recycling station is getting a makeover to expand and improve its operation. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 FEB 2019—Upper Hutt City Council will begin the upgrade of the recycling station in Park Street, next week. This project was included in the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 and completion will allow… Read more »

Tenth annual Bike The Trail set to ride on 3 March

Get family and friends on their bikes and enjoy a scenic ride along the Hutt River, for the tenth year running of Bike the Trail. Bike the Trail is a fun, family day out, and this year will be better than ever. There will be breakfasts at both start locations, with rides starting 9.30 am… Read more »

Upper Hutt Central Library to reopen 11 March

After significant ‘under the hood’ upgrades, the strengthened Upper Hutt Central Library will reopen to the public on Monday, 11 March 2019.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 JAN 2019—Upper Hutt’s much-loved Central Library is reopening its doors from  9.30 am on Monday 11 March. The opening will be preceded by a blessing. The Library building… Read more »