Upper Hutt Leader

City planning brewing bonanza

Kerry Gray, left, and Karl Hayes, of Te Aro Brewing which will move to Upper Hutt in March.

How Upper Hutt is making moves to be the craft beer hub of the Wellington region.

Actress ready for war

Noel Hayvice, Charlotte Lennon and Cayden Howes perform.

An Upper Hutt actress is telling the history of New Zealand.

Police increase city patrols

Constable Nat Cooper and the Mobile Police Base at Upper Hutt's Maidstone Park.

Upper Hutt residents are feeling "unsafe" after a holiday related crime spree.

Weather calls the tune for Kev

Kev the Kiwi makes friends with Upper Hutt 18-month old Mila Raynes and her own Pee Wee toy. David Williams, 9, and ...

Only the most hardy of Kev the Kiwi fans made it to Kaitoke.

Gregorius retires from pro football

Sarah Gregorius celebrates after scoring against Cameroon at the City of Coventry Stadium during the 2012 London Olympics.

Footbal Ferns lose a real character

Water art firing up students

Artist Gabby O'Connor has made artwork inspired by trips to Antarctica but is now working with school children about the ...

Festival celebrating water has started its first workshop.

Four seasons to continue in capital

More wind and rain is forecast to hit the capital this week.

Summer remains disappointing as rain is expected throughout Wellington Anniversary Weekend.

No horsing around for Gill

Olympic shot putter Jacko Gill to compete at a Moera horse paddock.

The top shot putter is looking to qualify for World Athletics Championship.

Cars could be key

Lois Tolley was murdered before Christmas in what police have described as "execution-style killing".

Police seeking Lois Tolley's killers release pictures of suspect cars captured on CCTV.

'Help me find my mystery man'

Tiffany Beese does not know the name of her mystery man, but hopes she has enough clues that someone can help them reconnect.

Tiffany Beese's heartfelt plea to reconnect with Upper Hutt man she met on plane.

Missing mum's request played on radio

Mary Berrington, 62, has not been seen since July 2016.

Station apologises over clip of Upper Hutt woman requesting a favourite song.

From Heretaunga to India

Tyler Langerveld,19, a rising chef star is off to India for a culinary competition.

Tyler Langerveld will be only chef representing New Zealand at the culinary Olympics in India.

Border tax for tourists

Wellington Top 10 Holiday Park Operations Manager Janna Kahui in the women's bathroom facility. Freedom campers sneaking ...

Should we be charging a freedom camping levy to fund facilities?

Magic hand from Taylor

Upper Hutt's Matt Taylor in action for the champion Wellington Firebirds Twenty20 side.

The Upper Hutt batter's 48-run blitz got the Firebirds back on course for victory.

Women involved in murder video

Lois Tolley, 30, was turning her life around when her life was cruelly cut short, friends say.

Police believe at least one woman was involved in the execution-style killing of Upper Hutt woman Lois Tolley.

Christmas spike in family violence

Police say family members and neighbours should intervene to prevent family violence.

Wellington police get 200 reported incidents in holiday week.

Teenagers to face charges

Police are warning holiday-makers to be safety conscious about their homes.

Warning to residents after a spate of burglaries and car thefts in Upper Hutt.

NZ's cheapest mayoral campaign?

Upper Hutt mayor Wayne Guppy has further cemented himself as someone economically prudent.

Upper Hutt mayor spends $750 on his campaign, while failed Wellington candidate received $125,000 in donations.

Beer festival brewing in Upper Hutt

Greater Wellington Brewday will be moved from Martinborough to Upper Hutt for the February 18 event.

The Greater Wellington Brewday is back and bigger than ever

Waterfall stopped after inspection

The waterfall at Birchville Dam in Upper Hutt is no longing running, after the water level was lowered as part of a ...

Popular waterfall in Upper Hutt shut off by engineers concerned about aftershocks.

Million-dollar school donations

Parents have donated millions of dollars to New Zealand schools this year, but is it going to the schools that need it most?

More than $129m was donated in 2015 - but is it just making rich schools richer?

Traffic lights for 'death trap'

The intersection of State HIghway 2 and  Whakatiki St will hopefully be safer once traffic lights are installed.

A "death trap" of an intersection will have further safety improvements.

Team seeks to squish birthmarks

Dr Swee Tan.

New technology for treating birthmarks could be adapted to conquer cancer.

So long to shop

J and N Gifts and Hobbies shop assistant Judith Tester and owner Lynda Bee with some of the model aeroplanes Bee's ...

One of the longest running stores in the area is closing so the owner can retire.

Bike elves to the rescue

Days after her bike was stolen Jorja-Bailee, 4, is happy on     a two-wheeler she received through Upper Hutt's ...

Days after her bike was stolen Jorja-Bailee, 4, is the happy owner of a two-wheeler received through a Rimutaka Prison and Upper Hutt City Council recycling partnership.

Forest & Bird stepping up for Katy

Upper Hutt Forest and Bird branch chair Graham Bellamy wants to organise a memorial walkway for Katy Austin.

Forest & Bird is planning a memorial bush walkway for Katy Austin, the Upper Hutt community contributor who recently died after a short illness.

River art out again

Kathy Kemp was running along the Hutt River Trail when she saw, and just had to get close up to the river rock display.

The banks of the Hutt River are again home of the cairn, rock monuments which seemingly pop up every few years.

Last day full of surprises

Travelling in style: A police escort and vintage car comfort as the Silverstream School teachers arrived.

Silverstream primary school fare-welled two long tiem staffers on Friday with Marilyn McGrath and Adrianne Chandler arrivng to their workplace in unusual style.

Kindy kids learn healthy living

Eastyn Bulloch-Morris, 3, Cottle Kindergarten head teacher Julie Crawley and Ivy Cottier,3, celebrate getting a gold ...

Cottle Kindergarten gets gold for teaching kids how to live healthy

Free parking a $600,000 failure

Free parking in Lower Hutt has cost ratepayers $600,000 and done little to boost retailing. Councillors agreed to end ...

Hutt City to review parking across the city, including charging in Petone.

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