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Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt Valley. The e-scooters are the first of their kind in the Wellington region and will operate in most parts of Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Council have been… Read more »

The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places returning to Upper Hutt in 2019

Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is bringing back The Gas Hub’s Parks and Places in the new year. Make 2019 the year you try something new, take up a new sport or come back to an event you love. Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team is partnering with The Gas Hub for a 4th… Read more »

Valley News December 2018 edition now available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website in our online publications. This issue was also included in this week’s Upper Hutt Leader (5 December). This issue includes: A message from the Mayor Summer events coming up Welcome to our new Chief Executive, Peter Kelly A word from Councillor Paul Lambert Our Annual… Read more »

Another masterpiece collaboration in Upper Hutt

A vibrant indoor public mural was officially unveiled today in the Upper Hutt Police Station. Mayor—Wayne Guppy, Inspector James McKay, Hutt Valley Area Prevention Manager, other representatives from Hutt Valley Police, local kaumātua Mohi Waihi, Fraser Crescent School staff and students, and Hutt Valley artist—Aidan Walbaekken, have come together to officially unveil a beautiful mural in… Read more »

Every Body is a Treasure wins for Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt’s body positive advocacy group wins the Health and Wellbeing category at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 NOV 2018—Every Body is a Treasure Charitable Trust has won the Health and Wellbeing Award at the recent Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. Based in Upper Hutt, the trust delivers a… Read more »

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 »