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42 days ago

What's On: The Greatest Movie Show

Prudence from Wainuiomata

Hutt City Chorale and Hutt Valley Singers are presenting a concert featuring a selection of favourite songs from the movies. Tickets $20/$15 at eventbrite or rock on up, on Saturday.
The Greatest Movie Show
  • St James Anglican Church
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3 hours ago

Anzac Day Dawn Parade 2021

Upper Hutt City Council

Join us for the 2021 Anzac Day Dawn Service. Commemorate New Zealanders killed in war and honour returned and serving servicemen and women.

5.45am Dawn Parade Assembles at Queen Street
6.00am A Service of dedication at Upper Hutt Civic Centre
11.30am Memorial Service at St John's Church

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Anzac Day Dawn Parade 2021
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3 hours ago

Street Secrets

Upper Hutt City Council

There are secret spots to be found in every city and Upper Hutt is no exception. Follow along as we introduce you to some of the best and newest gems to be found on the streets of Upper Hutt.

1. Rich and Hot!
Six and a half years ago Hutt Valley local Amanda was a stay at home mum attending many play dates and drinking a lot of hot chocolate. Not pleased with the drink, Amanda thought she could improve on the recipe and started her own business! Amanda uses cocoa nibs, her secret ingredients and an interesting machine called a Melanger to create both milk and dark hot chocolate with Hazelnut, Mint and Coffee variations. Get 10% off any order over $40 until the end of April with voucher code 10%APRIL (excluding shipping) Delivery may take 1-3 business days. www.kokochaud.com

2. Mother & Daughter Team
Meet Agnas on the right, and her daughter Madhuni. Agnas originally trained as an electrician and worked for the railways in Sri Lanka but a move to New Zealand and two daughters later Agnas has branched out and started her own business Kalu’s Sewing Studio. Kalu’s is far more than alterations as Agnas also offers a made to measure sewing service. They offer a selection of fabric, clothing and haberdashery for sale in store. 67 Main Street www.kalussewingstudio.co.nz

3. Building Blocks
This interactive installation, created by Auckland artist Sara Hughes is based on the idea of the building block: it’s an artwork you can build with. Especially popular with families, visitors can build their own cityscape using hundreds of wooden blocks. On from the 17th April up untilthe 27th June at Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre. Whilst at Expressions, make sure to check out the delicious Dough Café, a modern take on a bakery serving ‘all things dough’. Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Centre, 836 Fergusson Drive www.expressions.org.nz

4. Free Bath Bomb Anyone?
Nothing like a scented candle, a bath bomb and a soak in the tub. Rachel makes her own products right here in her beautiful shop on Main Street. With a focus on recyclable and minimal packaging for all their natural skin and bodycare products the bath bomb, which comes in a range of colours and scents. Would you like a free bath bomb? Mention “Upper Hutt Leader bath bomb” when making your purchase at Botanical Beauty’s shop and you willreceive one free bath bomb, limited to the first 20 customers, one per customer/visit. Candle from Humble & Grand Homestore. 124 Main Street www.botanicalbeautyco.com

5. Fashion Up to 70% Of
Excellent news, the Pop Up Clearance Store is now permanent! Stocking new women’s fashion, up to 70% off the original price, you will find R E V I S I T upstairs in The Mall, Upper Hutt. R E V I S I T has switched premises with Wild Rose so you can check out the new look Wild Rose store while you are there. The Mall, 181 Main Street www.facebook.com/REVISITUH

6. China City
Meet Alex. Alex is frequently asked how far he walks in a week, he’s not sure “it has been suggested that I get a pedometer” says Alex. But if you see him at work you really would think he has wheels as he efficiently glides around an Upper Hutt classic, China City. What you may not know is that China City have a $13, 4 course lunch deal. There is a good selection to choose from with lunch sizes portions so you won’t want to sleep all afternoon! Available TuesdayFriday. China City, 11 Main Street.
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5 days ago

What's On: Voglemorn Pop-Up Hub for Seniors

Lorna from Petone

Join us for a cup of tea, light lunch and make new friends. Free social gathering for seniors. No need to register. Transport may be available if needed, call 044996645.
Voglemorn Pop-Up Hub for Seniors
  • Voglemorn Hall