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Being prepared in an emergency

Events this week have highlighted the importance of being prepared Upper Hutt City Council urges residents to visit the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) website at www.getprepared.org.nz where you will find useful information and checklists to prepare your household or business for an emergency. No significant damage reported The roading network assessment was completed… Read more »

Upper Hutt Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) closed 6:15 PM

flooding under silverstream rail bridge

Upper Hutt’s Emergency Operations Centre closed at 6:15 PM Roading Heavy rain has resulted in significant surface flooding in some areas of the city. We urge motorists to exercise caution and to drive to the conditions. Road closures For up-to-date information on the NZTA network, please refer to NZTA communications channels: twitter.com/NZTAWgtn www.nzta.govt.nz/ www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/ facebook.com/transportagency… Read more »

Upper Hutt City: 10:30 am post earthquake update—no significant damage reported

After the large earthquake overnight, Upper Hutt City Council staff have been out assessing core infrastructure and facilities with no significant damage to report so far. The Upper Hutt Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has not been activated. For all regional messaging, please refer to the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) website and facebook page:… Read more »

Akatarawa Road now open

UPDATE 14 November 2016, 9am: Akatarawa Road is now open 11 November 2016 09.35pm: Akatarawa Road closed due to slip, expected to open 6 pm Akatarawa Road is closed 2.6 km from the summit on the Upper Hutt side due to a slip. Crews are currently working to clear the road. UPDATE 2.20 pm: Clearing… Read more »

Annual Report: It’s been another great year for Upper Hutt

The Annual Report was formally adopted by Council on 31 October 2016 is now available on our website in both full and summarised versions: We are pleased to present Upper Hutt City Council’s Annual Report for 2015 – 16. This document demonstrates Council’s commitment to our community, and the extent of our hard work to… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Library 2017 Heritage Calendar on sale now!

Upper Hutt City Library 2017 Heritage Calendar on sale now! People have often asked us why we don’t collect some of the amazing photographs in our archives together and make them available as a calendar – well, now we have! This is the first of what is planned to be an annual Heritage Collections calendar,… Read more »

H2O Xtream to resume ‘normal’ hours ahead of schedule

kids playing under water

The partial closure at H2O Xtream is to be cut short after progress is seeing re-roofing project at the aquatic centre finish ahead of schedule. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 OCT 2016—H2O Xtream aquatic centre will resume its full operating hours earlier than schedule due to the progress of work completed in replacing a section… Read more »

Paint and gas cylinders not accepted at this year’s haz waste collection

The Hutt Valley hazardous waste collection will not be accepting gas cylinders or paint this year. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 OCT 2016—Every year, Upper Hutt and Hutt City Councils provide a collection day for household hazardous waste. This is an opportunity for Hutt Valley residents to safely dispose of hazardous waste they may have… Read more »

The sixties return to Upper Hutt’s Main Street

Two sixties-themed exhibitions will be running from late October to early November in commemorating Upper Hutt’s 50 years as a city. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 OCT 2016—The 1960s are coming back to Upper Hutt’s city centre. As part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Upper Hutt becoming a city, the City Council and… Read more »