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Creative Communities Funding round two open for applications in Upper Hutt

The Hutt Valley Singers and Upper Hutt Brass Band are one example of a successful joint application to the Creative Communities Scheme.

Upper Hutt City Council opens round two of Creative New Zealand’s community funding scheme.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 04 AUG 2015——Round two of the Creative Communities Scheme funding is now open for applications for Upper Hutt residents and community groups. The fund aims to inspire communities to create great arts projects of all descriptions,… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Long Term Plan now available online

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Upper Hutt City Council has now published its recently-adopted Long Term Plan 2015 – 2025 online. The document is available as a publication on Upper Hutt City Council’s website www.upperhuttcity.com The Long Term Plan covers the 10 financial years from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2025. It also incorporates the Annual Plan for the… Read more »

Start thinking now about Upper Hutt’s Santa Parade

Santa rode a new sleigh at last year’s Upper Hutt Santa Parade—kindly crafted by the team at Mitre 10 MEGA.

Due to the popularity of last year’s Santa Parade and Expressions Christmas event, Upper Hutt City Council has announced the date for the 2015 parade to assist community groups and businesses with their planning.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 JUL 2015— An invitation is extended to all businesses and community groups operating in Upper… Read more »

Social media Community Networking Forum a collaborative success

Several Upper Hutt City Council teams collaborated together to deliver training on Facebook, social media, and marketing at a recent Community Networking Forum. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 JUL 2015— Upper Hutt City Council’s Library, Activation, and Community Development teams joined forces to offer free social media training on Wednesday 15 July for local community… Read more »

Free social media forum to be hosted at Upper Hutt Central Library

Upper Hutt City Library and Activation are teaming up to offer community groups and sporting organisations the chance to attend a free workshop on Facebook, social media, and marketing. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 7 JUL 2015—Upper Hutt City Library and Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are joining forces to offer two free social media… Read more »

Price increase for Women Only Swim Night at H2O Xtream

Women Only Swim Night at Upper Hutt’s H2O Xtream aquatic centre has had a price increase, but all the extra activities are still available at no extra charge. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 3 JUL 2015—The price of entry for Women Only Swim Night has now increased as of 1 July 2015. The single entry fee… Read more »

Don’t be bored these school holidays—H2O Xtream has you covered!

If you need to entertain the kids, don’t try doing it at home, don’t let them drive you crazy! H2O Xtream is all day fun, whatever the weather! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 JUN 2015—H2O Xtream has you covered these school holidays with plenty on offer to keep the kids entertained. The activities kick off… Read more »

Timberlea in ‘TOP’ shape after street clean-up

Residents and volunteers work together during the Timberlea street clean-up.

Streets in Timberlea were a hive of activity on Saturday June 20 as residents cleaned up, creating safer, healthier home environments while connecting with their community in the process.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 JUN 2015—Streets in Timberlea were a hive of activity on Saturday June 20 as residents cleaned up their neighbourhood. Tonnes… Read more »

Cycle highway projects accelerated in Upper Hutt

Today’s announcement of allocation from the Urban Cycleways Fund sees Upper Hutt’s development of two major cycleway projects accelerated. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 25 JUN 2015—Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy is both thankful and excited about a boost in funding for its urban cycleway projects, and what it means for the development of cycleways in… Read more »