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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 »

Local volunteers celebrated in Upper Hutt

Local volunteers enjoy an evening of thanks and celebration at Upper Hutt’s Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre.

Local volunteers in Upper Hutt were treated to an entertaining evening in recognition and thanks for their investment into the community.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 24 JUN 2015—In the spirit of National Volunteer Week (21 – 27 June) and the upcoming Wellington Airport Community Awards, Upper Hutt City Council hosted a celebratory evening for… Read more »

15th Annual Upper Hutt Poetry Competition underway

Upper Hutt City Library is once again hosting the Upper Hutt Poetry Competition. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 JUN 2015—The Upper Hutt Poetry Competition is underway for its fifteenth consecutive year. The competition will again award entries in three age groups: Adults, Young Adults (12 – 18), and Children (6 – 11). Previous years have… Read more »

Valley News available

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The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view June Valley news, click here (PDF 1.53 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »

A time to thrive, not just survive

Upper Hutt City Council, along with Umbrella Health is to host another opportunity for residents to discover more about cognitive health and wellbeing and the importance it plays in their lives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 12 JUN 2015—Upper Hutt residents are invited to gather for soup and hearty discussions at a wellbeing and resilience workshop.… Read more »

Young people of Upper Hutt celebrated

Pre-ceremony conversation at Upper Hutt’s 2015 Young Achiever Awards.

Upper Hutt’s Young Achievers were celebrated at the 2015 awards ceremony held at Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 3 June. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JUN 2015—Young people of Upper Hutt were celebrated at the annual Young  Achievers and Youth Civic Awards last week. The event was held on Wednesday 3 June at… Read more »

Upper Hutt’s Expressions contract renewed

Expressions Trust Chair, Peter Richardson and Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy renew the Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre contract for another three years.

Mayor Wayne Guppy and Expressions Trust Chair Peter Richardson sign to renew the contract between Upper Hutt City Council and the trust for another three years. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 10 JUN 2015—Mayor of Upper Hutt, Wayne Guppy and Chair of Expressions Arts and Entertainment Charitable Trust, Peter Richardson, recently signed to renew the agreement… Read more »