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Alexander Road remains zoned as Business Industrial

Environment Court gives favourable decision to Upper Hutt City Council to keep Alexander Road’s Business Industrial zoning designation. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 05 MAR 2015—Upper Hutt City Council has just received a favourable decision from the Environment Court relating to land at 166 Alexander Road in Trentham. The land was subject to a private plan… Read more »

Second round of Sporting Chance now open for applications

After a successful first round, applications are now open for the second round of Activation’s Sporting Chance scholarships. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 FEB 2015—Sporting Chance has been established to assist children and youth (ages 8 – 18) attending primary, intermediate or college in Upper Hutt to participate in sport or physical activity. It is… Read more »

Crowds of people set to Bike the Trail on 1 March

Online registrations for this year’s Bike the Trail have been steady with more than 400 people pre-registered for the free family event. UPPER HUTT, Wellington, NZ, 20 FEB 2015—More than 400 people have already registered for this year’s family-friendly Bike the Trail event along the Hutt River Trail. The event is an easy ride and… Read more »

Urzila to connect Upper Hutt community groups

Urzila Carlson

Well-known comedian, Urzila Carlson, is coming to Upper Hutt to facilitate an evening for community groups to share, learn, and connect with each other. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 19 FEB 2015—Upper Hutt’s Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre will host Urzila Carlson and an assembly of community groups at a networking event on 4 March. Urzila… Read more »

Council to ask residents for feedback in the 2015 Annual Community Survey

Upper Hutt City Council services to the community will be under the spotlight as it seeks feedback from residents.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 18 FEB 2015—This year’s Annual Community Survey will begin on Thursday, 19 February. The survey, which is initiated by Upper Hutt City Council, may take up to 3 weeks, concluding on Friday… Read more »

LGC assumptions raise credibility issue over amalgamation proposal

Figures used by the Local Government Commission in its amalgamation proposal to justify change have been slammed by Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy as grossly inaccurate. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 04 FEB 2015—As Upper Hutt City Council prepares its submission to the Local Government Commission (LGC) regarding the proposal to merge the Wellington region’s nine… Read more »

March Madness returns to Main Street

This fair is as much about street theatre and live music as it is stalls and clearance bargains! UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 04 FEB 2015—The March Madness Fair is set to rock the streets of Upper Hutt again on Saturday 21 March. With free street theatre, live music, busker’s circles and a full stage this… Read more »

Registrations now open for Bike the Trail 2015

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Register online for Bike the Trail 2015 at www.bikethetrail.co.nz   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 23 JAN 2015—The successful Bike the Trail event is on again this year with registrations now open online. The event is a family friendly cycling event starting in Upper Hutt and follows the Hutt River Trail downstream to Petone. The annual… Read more »