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Moonshine Hill Road expected to open at 3.00 pm

Moonshine Hill Road is due to be reopened by 3.00 pm today after contractors have cleared debris from yesterday’s weather event. Moonshine Hill Road remained closed overnight and contractors have been working on the site since this morning. Debris were also being cleared in other areas but all other roads in Upper Hutt have remained… Read more »

Moonshine Hill Rd closed

5:50 PM Moonshine Hill Road has been closed overnight for safety reasons at the culvert at the bottom of the hill. The closure is 2 kilometres from State Highway 2. Contractors will return to the site first thing in the morning. The Upper Hutt side of Moonshine Hill Road currently has a lot of debris… Read more »

Upper Hutt nominations open for 2015 Wellington Airport Community Awards

Upper Hutt City Council would like to encourage the community to get behind the Wellington Airport Community Awards and make nominations for our city’s hardworking community groups.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 MAY 2015—It’s time, once again, to celebrate Upper Hutt’s community groups. The Wellington Airport Upper Hutt Community Awards are now open for nominations.… Read more »

Debris on Moonshine Hill Road

3:46 PM The Upper Hutt side of Moonshine Hill Road currently has a lot of debris and is only passable by 4WD vehicles. Contractors are expecting to have it clear in the next 2 hours. Read more »

Upper Hutt City Library to host funding expo for community groups

Presentations from the Department of Internal Affairs, Upper Hutt Cossie Club, Pelorus Trust, and Upper Hutt City Council will feature at this year’s Upper Hutt funding expo. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 14 MAY 2015—An increase in awareness of funding opportunities is the driving force behind Upper Hutt’s funding expo to be hosted by Upper Hutt… Read more »

Rain event: 14 May 2015

2:55 PM Upper Hutt currently has no reported events or road closures due to the current weather system. The adverse weather has affected other areas around the region along with transport routes and public transport services. For updates around the region, please check the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) facebook page and website. https://www.facebook.com/WREMOnz… Read more »

Statistics NZ: Have your say on the 2018 Census

Statistics NZ wants to hear your views about the next census and is inviting you to take part in an online discussion forum now open until 10 June 2015. This is the first time Statistics NZ has engaged online with the public about the content of census, and it is an important step in ensuring… Read more »

Four New Zealand Music Month events at Upper Hutt Central Library

Upper Hutt City Library is once again celebrating NZ Music Month with a variety of free music events. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 MAY 2015—To celebrate this year’s New Zealand Music Month, Upper Hutt City Council has scheduled four events at Upper Hutt Central Library. The first event was held in the Library’s Rotary Lounge… Read more »

Remembrance in Upper Hutt on Anzac Day


Upper Hutt’s Civic Centre will once again host the city’s dawn service of remembrance.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 APR 2015—Upper Hutt’s official Anzac commemorations will begin at 5.30 am on Saturday 25 April. The dawn parade will assemble at the Queen Street carpark and march on at 5.45. The parade will travel south… Read more »

Expressions: 2015 Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival

Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queen’s Birthday Jazz and Blues Festival:  6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year’s line-up is huge with the very best New Zealand acts, including two New Zealand icons; Michael Houston and Rodger Fox teaming up together for the first time, a tribute… Read more »