Te Marua, Upper Hutt

19 days ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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20 days ago

Challenge the unspoken rules

White Ribbon

A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their … View more
A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their individuality and define themselves as men who have respectful relationships with themselves and their partners – creating happier, healthier communities for us all.
Find out more

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20 days ago

Population growth means the Wellington region could be 21,000 homes short by 2047

Matt Tso Reporter from Upper Hutt Leader

Are council rules smothering the Upper Hutt's ability to keep up with growth?
* If you don't want your comments used in an article, just add NFP at the end of your post

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21 days ago

Christmas Pressure is coming ....

Sandra Alexander from Upper Hutt: Wider Community Connectivity

Somewhere recently, I noted a great suggestion ......
At this time of year .... Instead of filling our Noticeboards with "FREE STUFF" .....
Wrap, label (eg age / gender) and give to / place under the tree of your favourite charity for distribution to those who would appreciate / cherish
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Somewhere recently, I noted a great suggestion ......
At this time of year .... Instead of filling our Noticeboards with "FREE STUFF" .....
Wrap, label (eg age / gender) and give to / place under the tree of your favourite charity for distribution to those who would appreciate / cherish
such a gift.
I know I will definitely be taking this approach this year, so would like to know what agencies within our community would like some support.
Please can we gather information to enable satisfactory results for all
using this Community Connection page.
Charities: Let us know what would be useful and give a drop off point.
Neighbours: Let us know what you have available so it can be directed to the appropriate destination.
"Waste not; want not."
Sure hope others feel similarly to self.

21 days ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?

Resene

Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - … View more
Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is the paint for a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Apply now!

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21 days ago

iPhone 6S 64gb Space Grey with extras

Mark from Birchville

Unlocked iPhone 6S 64gb in space grey. In very good condition, no dents or scratches. Has always had a screen protector (pictured with one which has been on for a while) and housed in a case. Battery is at approx 85% of original capacity. Comes with original box, charger, cable, unused headphones, … View moreUnlocked iPhone 6S 64gb in space grey. In very good condition, no dents or scratches. Has always had a screen protector (pictured with one which has been on for a while) and housed in a case. Battery is at approx 85% of original capacity. Comes with original box, charger, cable, unused headphones, extra cases and a new screen protector.
$360 Ono
All genuine, not repaired. Only selling due to upgrade.

Pick up Birchville or I could drop off in the Hutt
Also listed elsewhere.

Negotiable

21 days ago

Writing group at shop Saturday 16 Nov

Writers Plot Bookshop

Our regular writing group (3rd Saturday of the month) will be at the Writers Plot Bookshop (opposite the Upper Hutt Railway station and next to Cake and Kitchen cafe) from 11am to 12.30pm this Saturday 16th Nov.
For further information you can phone us on 528 4549 or email us at … View more
Our regular writing group (3rd Saturday of the month) will be at the Writers Plot Bookshop (opposite the Upper Hutt Railway station and next to Cake and Kitchen cafe) from 11am to 12.30pm this Saturday 16th Nov.
For further information you can phone us on 528 4549 or email us at writersplotreadersread@outlook.com
All welcome.

21 days ago

Together we can change this. 🙌

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Reach out, look out, help out AND speak out!

#NSNZendviolence

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21 days ago

What was your experience at Hutt's maternity ward?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Mother are telling of chaos at Hutt Hospital as midwives are crying out for help. Today's Dominion Post looked at the issue of maternity care in the Hutt Valley, where frustrated midwives were reduced to tears as they painted a chaotic picture of the hospital's maternity service. What has… View moreMother are telling of chaos at Hutt Hospital as midwives are crying out for help. Today's Dominion Post looked at the issue of maternity care in the Hutt Valley, where frustrated midwives were reduced to tears as they painted a chaotic picture of the hospital's maternity service. What has your experience been? Please mark any comments not for publication NFP.

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22 days ago

Brand new tours for 2020 have just been launched!

The Team from Readers Tours

Want to explore New Zealand's beautiful backyard?!

Our Readers Tours offer adventurous seniors a perfect combination of sights and unique experiences. With two brand new tours launched for 2020, don't miss your chance to visit some of New Zealand’s hidden gems. From the beautiful … View more
Want to explore New Zealand's beautiful backyard?!

Our Readers Tours offer adventurous seniors a perfect combination of sights and unique experiences. With two brand new tours launched for 2020, don't miss your chance to visit some of New Zealand’s hidden gems. From the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and Aoraki, Mt Cook, to the home of Middle Earth and the geothermal sites of Rotorua

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22 days ago

Market Deals this weekend!

PAK’nSAVE Upper Hutt

Our Produce team have sourced these amazing fresh produce deals for you this weekend!

Plenty of Market Deals to choose from!

See you soon!

*** Pricing til Sunday 17th November ***

22 days ago

Congratulations to the Wellingtonians of the Year!

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

The Wellingtonian of the Year awards' supreme winner has been jointly awarded for the first time in 31 years, with climate change activist Sophie Handford and Muslim community leader Tahir Nawaz sharing the honour. Dominion Post editor Eric Janssen said the winners and their response were a … View moreThe Wellingtonian of the Year awards' supreme winner has been jointly awarded for the first time in 31 years, with climate change activist Sophie Handford and Muslim community leader Tahir Nawaz sharing the honour. Dominion Post editor Eric Janssen said the winners and their response were a clear reflection of events that dominated 2019. "Without Sophie and Tahir's leadership, respectively, we might fear even more for our future, and struggle even more to find peace after unprecedented pain." Follow the read more link to see all of last night's winners.

22 days ago

Household hazardous waste collections 23 & 24th Nov!

The team from Upper Hutt City Council

Hi neighbours, our Hutt Valley councils are joining together to run household hazardous waste collections on

● Saturday, 23 November in the carpark adjacent Upper Hutt Darts Association, Totara Park, and

● Sunday, 24 November in the Riverbank Carpark, entrance on Rutherford Street, Lower … View more
Hi neighbours, our Hutt Valley councils are joining together to run household hazardous waste collections on

● Saturday, 23 November in the carpark adjacent Upper Hutt Darts Association, Totara Park, and

● Sunday, 24 November in the Riverbank Carpark, entrance on Rutherford Street, Lower Hutt, 10 - 2pm
Find out more

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