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GOLD and white water rafting

Activation’s first GOLD programme for the season headed to the Otaki Gorge for a white water adventure. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 17 DEC 2014—On Thursday 11 December, Activation’s ‘GOLD’ (Growing Old Living Dangerously) programme  introduced an adventurous group of Upper Hutt residents, to the swift white water in the Otaki Gorge. Heavy rainfall the day… Read more »

Catch The Trickster with Upper Hutt’s Super Summer Reading Challenge

Keep your child reading and entertained this summer with Upper Hutt City Library’s Summer Reading Challenge. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 DEC 2014—Upper Hutt City Library has six weeks of action packed FREE events and challenges for children aged between 5 and12. The programme, designed especially for the Library by Massey University students, has an… Read more »

Wayne Guppy appointed to chair WRS

The Wellington Regional Strategy is to be chaired by Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 DEC 2014—Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy has been appointed chair of the Wellington Regional Strategy under the new Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) arrangement. The appointment was made via vote at the WRS meeting… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Mayor responds to LGC proposal

Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy, insists the power belongs to the people in determining the future of local governance in the Wellington region. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 04 DEC 2014—Upper Hutt’s Mayor, Wayne Guppy is realistic in his response to the Local Government Commissions (LGC) proposal to amalgamate the nine council’s within the Wellington region… Read more »

Santa and the Fairy Tale Christmas—join the fun this Sunday!

Santa is coming to town! Elves, fairies, princesses, and knights will be among the fairy tale characters taking to the Main Street of Upper Hutt for the much-loved Santa Parade this Sunday. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 03 DEC 2014—Join Upper Hutt’s businesses, community groups, sports clubs, schools, and pre-schools in celebrating a ‘Fairy Tale Christmas’… Read more »

Public notice of proposed plan changes to the Upper Hutt District Plan (2004)

The Upper Hutt City Council has prepared the following proposed changes to the Upper Hutt City Council District Plan (2004): Proposed Plan Change 38 – Network utilities and renewable energy generation Proposed Plan Change 38 (Plan Change 38) reviews the current provisions relating to network utilities and introduces new provisions relating to renewable energy generation.… Read more »

NZTA: Public invited to have their say on major SH58 safety overhaul

The public have been invited to have their say on what is proposed to be one of the largest safety upgrades to an existing highway ever undertaken in the lower North Island. Details for the Upper Hutt information day are: Where: Rotary Lounge, Upper Hutt Library, 844 Fergusson Dr, Upper Hutt When: Thursday 27 November… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer next week

Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool will once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park next Wednesday. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 NOV 2014—Harcourt Park’s toddlers’ paddling pool will reopen on Wednesday 26 November. The summer season will last until 18 March 2015 but may be extended if weather permits. Upper Hutt residents… Read more »

Buy local and be in to win this Christmas

An $8,000 prize pack is up for grabs in the Upper Hutt Christmas Shopping Passport promotion. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 21 NOV 2014—Three lucky shoppers will have even more reason to celebrate the festive season when the Christmas Shopping Passport promotion is drawn on 19 December. The promotion, run by the Upper Hutt City Council … Read more »