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Lights, Camera, Action! It’s a Merry Movie Christmas in Upper Hutt

Santa and child at 2015 parade

Get your thinking caps on and let your creative juices flow, because the theme for the ever-popular Upper Hutt 2016 Santa Parade is ‘A Merry Movie Christmas’ and it’s time to start planning your float! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 AUG 2016—Crowds of over 5,000 flocked to Main Street last year to enjoy the much-loved… Read more »

Council’s submission on airport runway extension now available online

Airport-Runway

Upper Hutt City Council’s submission on the resource consent application to extend the Wellington Airport runway is now available on our website for viewing or download. The document can be found on Council’s website through the publications hub. To download/view the document directly please click here (PDF 47 KB). For more information about the resource… Read more »

Collaborative clean-up results in enhanced outdoor experience in Ebdentown

Ebdentown painted environment

A Council-initiated community clean-up and mural installation provides a platform for Upper Hutt’s young people to connect with their community and contribute toward an enhanced environment. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 AUG 2016—Upper Hutt City Council, in collaboration with Oxford Crescent School senior students, has installed a mural and facilitated a clean-up in the road… Read more »

Sustainable cloth bag giveaway in Upper Hutt

UHCC CS Bags

A re-usable bag giveaway in Upper Hutt will encourage shoppers to use an alternative to regular plastic shopping bags in an effort to reduce quantities going to landfill. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 01 AUG 2016— Retailers and shoppers in Upper Hutt are being encouraged to say “No thanks” to plastic bags as Council embarks on… Read more »

Pre-election report 2016 now available online

pre-election report

The Pre-election report is prepared by the Chief Executive and is designed to promote discussion in the lead up to local body elections. It highlights the key issues faced by Upper Hutt City Council and provides a snapshot of the council’s financial stewardship. The Pre-election report 2016 can be viewed at: http://www.upperhuttcity.com/publication/pre-election-report-2016 Read more »

Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 now available online

Family riding bicycles

The Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 was adopted at the Extraordinary Council Meeting 29 June 2016 and became operative from 1 July 2016. Included within the Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 are the two new projects Council consulted on between 23 March and 28 April 2016. Recycling drop-off point: Council will be installing a rates-funded… Read more »

Activation offers free workshop on volunteer engagement for community groups

engaging volunteers workshop poster

Learning how to engage volunteers is the focus of a free workshop that Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are hosting for community groups and sports clubs.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 30 JUN 2016—Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team has acquired the services of Sport Wellington’s Volunteer Strategy Senior Advisor, Ken Allen, to run a… Read more »

GWRC invites Upper Hutt residents to Hutt River workshops

Hutt River at Moonshine

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) is inviting Upper Hutt residents to attend one of two community workshops to hear your views on the Hutt River Environmental Strategy review. Last year the Hutt Valley Floodplain Management Subcommittee approved a review of the Hutt River Environment Strategy to address recreational and environmental challenges developing in the river… Read more »