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Akatarawa Cemetery Roadworks/Closure

Important Notice: Akatarawa Cemetery roadworks/closure from 2nd – 4th December 2015 Akatarawa Cemetery main access road will be closed from the morning of Wednesday the 2nd until end of day Friday the 4 December for storm water drainage installation. Alternative access will be via the southern one way exit road of the cemetery managed by temporary… Read more »

Roof lifts off H2O Xtream aquatic facility

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 27 November 2015 — Swimmers and staff at Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream were stunned when the skylight within the roof lifted today in high winds. The skylight, part of a multi-level roofing structure, began lifting at 11.00am as a gale-force north westerly battered the Wellington region. Some of this skylight has… Read more »

Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer

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Upper Hutt’s popular toddlers’ paddling pool is once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park from Wednesday 25 November The pool will be open until late March but this may be extended if weather permits. Upper Hutt residents and visitors are invited to enjoy the facility’s atmosphere alongside Harcourt Park’s other great amenities, which… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Tuesday 24/11 update

Yesterday two 5000 litre water storage tanks were moved into Bridge Rd and we are also making arrangements for portaloos and managing the sewer pump station should the existing bridge pier collapse taking the services on the bridge with it. Telecommunications and gas have also been advised to consider alternate supply. The investigation into cause… Read more »

Annual Report: It’s been a great year for Upper Hutt

The Upper Hutt City Council 2014-15 Annual Report is now available – and the report not only shows our performance as a Council over the past year, but also tells a story of a city that is primed for growth and success for our people and our business community. After being formally approved in October,… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Thursday 1:30pm update 19/11

The temporary road was due to be sealed today. Unfortunately this has been delayed as the contractor has had to spend more time than anticipated preparing the road for sealing and completing the guardrail. Residents returning to Bridge Rd tonight should assemble at 5:30pm and be convoyed in by the contractor. Sealing will commence about… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Wednesday 4:45pm update 18/11

Good afternoon residents. We have a few updates today, as we have a bit more clarity around how the sealing of the road will impact on your access to the track/temporary road. Weather permitting; the temporary road should be sealed tomorrow (Thursday). During sealing on Thursday the midday convoy option for vehicle access will not… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Friday 4pm update 13/11

With vehicle access available for residents at 7.30am and 12pm, and access from Larchmont Grove now available at 12.15pm and 5.30pm, residents are now able to gather groceries and supplies for their households. Online shopping at Countdown is available, but will be for pick up only. Please visit the Countdown website for information on pick… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Friday 1.30pm update 13/11

Council has been working with refuse/recycling providers to organise collection and are pleased to say that as of Tuesday 17 November normal weekly collection will recommence using each residence’s contracted provider. Collection on Tuesday will begin around midday, so we are asking all residents to please have their refuse at kerbside by 11:00am to ensure… Read more »