Upper Hutt Leader

Teen's composition on song

Stokes Valley 18-year-old Liam Furey has won a nationwide prize for an original chamber music composition.

Liam Furey prefers not to talk about his earliest pieces of musical composition.

Akatarawa bridge busts budget

The Birchville bridge in the floodwaters on October 29 last year.

A new bridge to cutoff Upper Hutt community will cost $1m more than first thought.

Help Sam see Europe

Sam Porta needs help from his Hutt community to afford to be part of an UN educational tour of Europe.

Help set Sam Porta on the path to achieve his big dreams.

MP demands answers after black spot crash

Debris from the Saturday afternoon crash was spread over the road.

Calls for action after another crash at highway black spot.

Crash at highway 'death trap'

Debris from the Saturday afternoon crash was spread over the road.

Calls for action after another crash at highway black spot.

$4m Macca's to rise from ashes

How the new McDonald's will look from Fergusson Drive.

New Silverstream restaurant will feature Wellington's first interactive "Sparkle" table.

Removal of names challenged

The Upper Hutt  Granddad war memorial statue at the city's civic chambers.

Historian challenges RSA's updating of Upper Hutt's Military Roll of Honour.

School fraudster sorry

Donald John Hancox appears for sentencing at the Hutt Valley District Court over defrauding his former employer Upper ...

School had to say no to sports gear and library books after staffer's $375,000 deception.

$1.75m rebuild under way

On site ahead of a construction start this week are The Mall manager Grant Burns, Upper Hutt mayor Wayne Guppy, Ganson ...

A rebuild of burnt out and long derelict prime shopping space on Upper Hutt's Main St Upper Hutt has begun.

Soccer great Kevin Keegan impressed Woolf

Sir Robert Jones, Kevin Keegan, Paul Lambert and John Adshead at a 1985 fundraising dinner in Lower Hutt. Photographer ...

 Old picture brings backs memories of meeting Kevin Keegan for Simon Woolf.

Local pairings top performers at international dog agility

New Zealand's dog agility team of Ali and Peter de Wit at the Australian nationals.

Dog and man pairind delivers

BMX teenager happy with worlds' results

Caitlin Georgantas has a moment for the camera on a trainng day ahead of the 2016 BMX World Championships.

BMX teenager Caitlin Georgantas was left more than happy with her results on world competition.

Frosty park hosts fast rugby game

Zachary Stemp shows his true colours.


Rates on the rise

More than $1 million will be spent improving the pedestrian access between the railway station and the Upper Hutt CBD in ...

Upper Hutt rates up by more than four per cent

Addictive photo proves a winner

The Addicts Breakfast: a national award winning image  from  photographer Mandi Lynn which was shot at the Expressions ...

Photographer Mandi Lynn is a national success keeping it local.

From France to Silverstream - how to eat well

Lauren Parsons book, Real Food Less Fuss, explains how people can eat guilt-free and look and feel great.

Silverstream resident Lauren Parsons is releasing a nuitrition book with a difference.

HIBS say YES to Ronald

Granville Street is selling t-shirts which feature artwork designed by Ronald McDonald House patients.

Their t-shirts might be pricier than what you'd find at downtown stores, but the guys at Granville Street are pretty happy about that.

Cyclocross nationals come to Upper Hutt

Cyclocross action from Upper Hutt. The sport's nationals will be held at Moonshine Park on August 6.

The cyclocross nationals are comng to Upper Hutt

More free parks for commuters

Green field. The area on Goodshed Rd where 94 railway car parks are to be developed.

More than 130 free car parks are being built at the Upper Hutt and Trentham railway stations.

Health centres come together out of hours

The Upper Hutt Health Centre.

Upper Hutt doctore combien after hours

Prisoners doing lengthy stretches

Yoga instructor Christine Langdon volunteers her time teaching inmates at Arohata Prison.

It's all about long lines and deep breaths for some of New Zealand's toughest women.

Residents join national voice calling for Justice for Moko

Mongrel Mobster Fats Moke holds up Mason Evans, 5, to address a crowd of about 200 outside Hutt Valley District Court.

About 200 protesters gathered to take a stand against child abuse.

Wainui monster Upper Hutt

Wainuiomata winger Micheal Lealava'a spins in the tackle before scoring a try as his team beat Upper Hutt 51-20.


Upper Hutt singer's personal revelation

Former Upper Hutt singer Maaka Fiso has just released a new single, When I Leave.

Former Upper Hutt man Maaka Fiso draws on personal experience of separation for his latest single.

New honour for city's fallen soldiers

Syd Giles, left, and Wayne Myers from the Upper Hutt Returned and   Services Association.

Upper Hutt's fallen soldiers are to be honoured with a permanent Fields of Remembrance display

Drink up for a good cause

Queen of Jackson bartender Jade Williams pours a Karma Keg pint. There have been 43 Hutt Valley charities and community ...

Fancy paying $30 for a pint of beer? Some Petone punters are more than happy to do so.

Chicken-joint standoff

A man spent more than two hours on the roof of an Upper Hutt chicken restaurant.

A man has been arrested after a rooftop standoff at a chicken restaurant.

Valley skaters step it up for UNICEF

Valley Inline speed skaters in action for UNICEF to The Professionals Recreation Hall on Sunday are Georgia Hurley, ...

Young athletes take part in a global challenge for UNICEF.

Busy footballing life paying off

St Pat's Silverstream football goalkeeper Connor Maxwell has been selected for a national under-17 training squad.

Connor Maxwell is a busy young footballer.

A lifetime of cricket remembered

Keith Smith.

Long time cricket player and official Keith Smith died at Te Omanga Hospice on June 6 after a lengthy illness.

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