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Harcourt Park paddling pool opens this week

Summer is on the horizon and Upper Hutt City’s Harcourt Park paddling pool is ready. Upper Hutt’s favourite toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 21 November. The summer season will last until mid-March 2019 but may be extended if weather permits. The paddling pool features shade sails for sun safety, and spray features which… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council Annual Report 2017 – 2018

Council has released its Annual Report for 2017 – 2018 celebrating another eventful year working towards Upper Hutt’s ‘Life. Leisure. Live it!’ vision. Upper Hutt City Council formally adopted the report on 31 October and it is now available online at upperhuttcity.com The Annual Report is a document Council puts out each year outlining achievements… Read more »

Fill up your water bottle in Upper Hutt cafés

Upper Hutt City Council is working with local cafés to make fresh water accessible to all.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 02 NOV 2018—Upper Hutt City Council is committed to ensuring the healthy choice is the easy choice in our community. With warmer seasons on the way, the importance of staying hydrated also increases. Water… Read more »

Upper Hutt thanks Chris Upton for 13 years’ service

As Upper Hutt City Council welcomes a new Chief Executive, we recognise and thank our outgoing Chief Executive Chris Upton for his dedication and service to Upper Hutt. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ 31 OCT 2018—After 13 years’ service at Upper Hutt City Council, Chief Executive Chris Upton has made the difficult decision to pursue new… Read more »

Resurfacing work on State Highway 2 between Whakatiki and Moonshine

Resurfacing works are scheduled for State Highway 2 between Whakatiki St and Moonshine Road intersections. The work is weather dependent and is scheduled to take place after 9.00 pm on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 October. A detour will be in place for southbound traffic and northbound traffic will have stop/go traffic control. Read more »

Road repairs coming for southern Blue Mountains Road

Road repairs will begin on southern Blue Mountains Road on 5 November. The existing culvert under the road at number 1189 will be replaced. The work will take considerable time but is expected to be complete in late November. The road will remain open throughout the period of work, but at times reduced to one… Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council appoints new Chief Executive

Peter Kelly will begin his role as Upper Hutt City Council Chief Executive from November 2018.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 OCT 2018— Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy has today announced the appointment of Peter Kelly as Chief Executive of Upper Hutt City Council. “I am really looking forward to supporting the Mayor and… Read more »

Akatarawa Road to reopen at approximately 6pm

4.20 pm Akatarawa Road is expected to be reopened at around 6.00 pm. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 8.55 am Akatarawa Road is now closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately 2 km past Staglands Wildlife Reserve and Café. Staglands remains open and can be accessed… Read more »

Spearhead Sportastic, an active event for youth, by youth

Sportastic — a free event designed for youth, by youth will be an afternoon full of fun, food and friendly competition for Upper Hutt’s young people. A group of 14 motivated young leaders from Upper Hutt have come together to plan and run an active event designed specifically for the City’s young people. The group… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Month of Wheels is back

If you’re a bike rider, buggy walker, secret roller skater or want to have a go on an E-bike, then Month of Wheels is for you! Council’s Activation team brings back the Month of Wheels, during the month of October. There will be free opportunities for people to try new activities, and get out and… Read more »