The news in pictures: November 22

02:14, Nov 22 2012
On the line: Sian Torrington, pictured at Petone’s Farsite Gallery, argues the city gaining a long overdue arts officer should not come at the expense of Hutt Valley Community Arts.
KINGMAKER Sir Geoffrey Palmer delivers the recommendations of the local governance review panel.
Highway hero: Truck driver Louis Maaka is given a Beaurepaires Highway Heroes Award by Beaurepaires Paraparaumu acting manager Paul Davidson.
Music workshop
Musical future: Singer/songwriter Ria Hall with students from Te Ara Whanui Kaupapa Maori school Sianne Dougherty, left, Kahurangi Rangiaho-Katipa and Michaela Biddle on guitar. On the piano is Jelisa Bowden of Makoura College, Masterton.
Fashion forward: Breast cancer survivor dragonboaters Marlene Solomon, left, and Carole Rudman model examples of the fashion wear a pop-up shop will be selling to help get 24 paddlers from this district to an international competition in the United States.
Record of achievement: Mike Stewart sorts through the 499 marathon certificates he has picked up over the last 42 years. On Sunday, he aims to gain his 500th.

It has been a busy time in Lower Hutt. Check out photos from the week's events.


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