Upper Hutt Leader

Hutt's first co-ed roller derby game a smashing success

Otautahi Roller Derby League members try to block  Hutt Valley Vanguard Roller Derby League's Scott Illeman, who would ...

Hutt roller derby team rolled - and smashed - their way to success.

Planning for the long haul

"It is about thinking differently" - Upper Hutt mayor Wayne Guppy.

Though challenged by some residents' opposition, Upper Hutt's Land Use Strategy planning document is now city council policy

Council united as one on hills development

Upper Hutt mayoral candidate Alan Jefferies is opposed to the city's proposed land swap.

Land swap opponents put in their place as council moves on

Students' WOW outfits on fire

The event was a great way to push students to problem-solve and think outside the box, said Annette McRae, Maidstone ...

They came, they conquered, they WOWed at this year's wearable arts design competition.

Soldiers still taste NZ

Gaye Grosett, a Countdown Store manager, and Land Component Commander Brigadier Mike Shapland packing goods into the boxes.

New Zealand soldiers deployed overseas will still get to savour the taste of a kiwi Christmas.

Exploiting store in liquidation

Sun 2 Moon in Johnsonville was put into liquidation on Monday.

Wellington grocery store recently ordered to pay $53,000 for worker exploitation will be liquidated.

Silverstream packs them in

A large crowd attended  the Silverstream Spur mayoral debate.

land deal spurs on a big crowd

New life for old bank

Cameron Macneil, owner of the old ANZ building on Upper Hutt's Main St.

Change for the better coming for a former bank on Upper Hutt's Main St.

United we stand but is anyone listening?

Paul Lambert had a swipe at the former management of the CIT.

Upper Hutt's city council hopefuls a proud and unified bunch,

Vet owes more than $250k

Hutt City Veterinary Care was trading until it was put into liquidation in July this year. The first liquidator's report ...

The liquidators of an Upper Hutt vet clinic say it failed to pay student loan and Kiwisaver deductions.

Upper Hutt teenager takes Main chance

Emma Main.

Upper Hutt teenage footballer Emma Main is World Cup bound.

A quacking big bash

Get quacking and get your plastic ducks from DucksRGo co-founder Mike Raynes, left, Ben Mexted, Connor Mexted or the ...

Duck racers and marchers will be involved in Little City Big Bash.

'I screamed and threw the phone'

09032016. JARED NICOLL. HUTT NEWS/FAIRFAX NZ. Hutt Valley District Court.

A mother recalls the night a car, being driven by a drunk driver, rolled on her daughter.

Rough Roller Derby in Hutt

The Hutt Valley Vanguard Roller Derby League, one of the few co-ed teams in the country, will be holding their first ...

Check out the first Roller Derby bout to be held in the Hutt, which is going to get rough.

Students cast winning spell

Isaiah Mansell from Upper Hutt College was one of the eight spellers to win a place in a spelling bee final which will ...

Trentham was represented twice in a national spelling bee final.

Phoenix captain plays coach

Wellington Phoenix player Michael McGlinchey, left, and captain Andrew Durante meet a group of young Upper Hutt players ...

Would you rather have a hearing test or take part in a training session with the Wellington Phoenix captain?

Teens slice up the competition

Grace DeJong and Holly Bowman impressed the judges to win a gold medal at a cooking competition.

Two cooking students have won gold.

Going down the garden path

Michaela Yates, with her fashion teacher Nan Walden-Moeung, is still working on her Zombie Bride creation.

Check out Hutt Valley High School students' wearable art.

Prosecutor still in hospital

Sabbath Mohi, 23, is wanted by police after fleeing from Hutt Valley District Court, and knocking out a police prosecutor.

Prosecutor who pursued court escaper suffered "significant blow to the head".

Syringe 'hidden in toilet paper'

The Upper Hutt public toilets where a syringe was discovered hidden in the paper dispenser.

Needle apparently found in Upper Hutt public toilet has raised safety fears.

Plug in at nature reserve

Staglands wildlife reserve launches a free electric car charging station on September 14.

An electric vehicle charging station is set to be unveiled at Staglands wildlife park in Upper Hutt.

Ukulele group hitting bum note

Pat Woolley, centre, and Upper Hutt City Library Ukulele Band members.

Earlier closing time at the Upper Hutt library threatens Ukulele Band's future

Wellington and Wairarapa region's top carpentry apprentice named

Wellington Wairarapa Apprentice of the Year Andrew Press, centre, with his employers Warren Robb and Regan Powell from ...

Andrew Press is a chippie on the up

'Code browns' the best praise video

Rory Foley has brought his own peculiar brand of fundraising to Wellington to raise money for Plunket.

Plunket's latest fundraiser is an R16 event featuring frights, horror and the odd clown.

$100K for food rescuers

KiwiHarvest operations and volunteer co-ordinator Julie Crocker. During its 18 months of  operating, the service has ...

Supermarket chain is launching a contestable fund for food rescue operators.

Hundreds of empty state homes

Porirua has 126 empty state houses.

Wellington region has 486 vacant state houses - and 523 people looking for a home.

Triathlon at Paralympics helped by local

Marguerite Christophers in classification judging at the world paratriathlon world champs in Rotterdam in July.

Silverstream's Marguerite Christophers is Rio bound to act as a chief classifier for paratriathletes.

NZ premiere in Upper Hutt

'I Love You Because' will be the first time Andrew Watson has directed  a musical.

Upper Hutt Musical Theatre has secured the rights to perform the New Zealand premiere of I Love You Because.

Banking on new arrivals

Mandy Handley releases new whio  from  Pukaha Mt Bruce into a stream  at Staglands, Upper Hutt.

New blue ducks carry the hope of Staglands.

Wendy calls time on trustee effort

Long time Fergusson Intermediate Board of Trustees chair and Upper Hutt cluster group organiser Wendy Eyles.

After 12 years Wendy Eyles has finished a Board of Trustees at Ferguson Intermediate.

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