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Akatarawa Cemetery Roadworks/closure

Important Notice: Akatarawa Cemetery Roadworks/closure from 9 – 16 September 2015 Akatarawa Cemetery main access road will be closed from the morning of Wednesday the 9th until end of day Wednesday the 16th of September for storm water drainage installation. Alternative access will be via the southern one way exit road of the cemetery managed by… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Library’s Poetry Evening concludes annual competition

Two celebrations were held on Friday 28 August at Upper Hutt City Library to conclude the 15th Annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 03 SEP 2015—On Friday 28 August, Upper Hutt City Library held its 15th Annual Poetry evening. As part of National Poetry Day celebrations, the evening was an opportunity to… Read more »

Bookings now open for H2O Xtream school holiday programme

The next school holidays are just around the corner. The exciting holiday programme at H2O Xtream Aquatic Centre has lots of awesome activities to keep children entertained. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 AUG 2015— Bookings are now open for H2O Xtream’s school holiday programme. This term we have lots on offer, day trips as well… Read more »

Annual Breakaway Festival of Cycling programme announced

Upper Hutt’s annual cycle festival is about to kick off with events and fun for all ages. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 31 AUG 2015—The 2015 Breakaway Festival of Cycling programme for has been released, offering a range of cycling events for ages and abilities during the month of September. Upper Hutt’s Breakaway Festival of Cycling… Read more »

Upper Hutt community groups recognised at Wellington Airport Community Awards

An increase in nominations this year brought an unprecedented number of community groups together for the Wellington Airport Community Awards ceremony for Upper Hutt on 26 August. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 AUG 2015— The Upper Hutt awards ceremony for the Wellington Airport Community Awards was held on Wednesday 26 August. 59 nominations saw members… Read more »

Urban Growth Strategy review—now open for feedback

Upper Hutt City Council’s Urban Growth Strategy (UGS) is undergoing a review. We would appreciate your thoughts and feedback around 8 major issues we have raised. Other feedback and ideas are also welcome. There will be a 12-page supplement in the Upper Hutt Leader on 26 August. You can use the supplement to formulate your… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Long Term Plan now available online

Upper Hutt City Council has now published its recently-adopted Long Term Plan 2015 – 2025 online. The document is available as a publication on Upper Hutt City Council’s website upperhuttcity.com The Long Term Plan covers the 10 financial years from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2025. It also incorporates the Annual Plan for the… Read more »

Start thinking now about Upper Hutt’s Santa Parade

Due to the popularity of last year’s Santa Parade and Expressions Christmas event, Upper Hutt City Council has announced the date for the 2015 parade to assist community groups and businesses with their planning.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 JUL 2015— An invitation is extended to all businesses and community groups operating in Upper… Read more »

Social media Community Networking Forum a collaborative success

Several Upper Hutt City Council teams collaborated together to deliver training on Facebook, social media, and marketing at a recent Community Networking Forum. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 JUL 2015— Upper Hutt City Council’s Library, Activation, and Community Development teams joined forces to offer free social media training on Wednesday 15 July for local community… Read more »