Upper Hutt Leader
Classroom crashes down for new rec area
Upper Hutt College's original two-storey Nelson Block classroom buildings come crashing down.
Upper Hutt workers are among the lowest paid in the country, according to a quarterly survey by TradeMe Jobs.
The Hutt River stopbank design has been queried by a NIWA scientist who says it could mean more floods.
Loans of more than $10 million have been approved for Upper Hutt City Council this financial year.
Foodstuffs has backtracked on a decision to move from it's Silverstream headquarters in mid-2015.
Wellington's only drive-in cinema is gearing up for a busy summer ahead.
A breach of privacy by a patient in Hutt Hospital's emergency department has been referred to police.
Wallet thefts anger Upper Hutt supermarket bosses, shoppers
An Upper Hutt businessman is calling for a community meeting on petty crime after two purses and a handbag were stolen at Pak 'n Save Upper Hutt in the space of a week.
Abortion, the minimum wage, state housing and even a line from House of Cards got an airing at Rimutaka's final candidates' meeting.
Heretaunga students will be offered themed courses, like "Maths in Hospitality" from next year.
A new Upper Hutt railway station will open early in 2016 and cost $3.5 million.
Two Upper Hutt council-owned community buildings serving as the homes of the Citizens Advice Bureau and Read Write Plus are earthquake risks.
A holiday park has become the last port of call for families trying to avoid homelessness in Upper Hutt.
An online petition calling for improvements to the run down and outdated Maidstone Max Skatepark has attracted more than 100 supporters.
Who needs ''middle men'' dictating how a project runs? If you have the idea, the gumption and the friends to help, just get on with it.
New army trucks costing a combined $135 million are too heavy for New Zealand roads when bearing a full load.
The sale of bushland near the entrance to Upper Hutt should not go ahead, residents have told the city council.
Upper Hutt residents will face a rates rise of about 3.15 per cent for the coming financial year.
A Silverstream resident fighting to stop the sale of Duncraig St parkland said the city council had been poor in its communication on the proposal.
It's back to the future at Pinehaven School this Friday, with a 1950s theme as pupils and teachers mark the school's 60th birthday.
Upper Hutt council has threatened to withdraw $1 million in funding for the upgrade of the city's main train station.
If water meters are ever introduced to Upper Hutt, resident will only have themselves to blame, says a council officer.
One Wellington library is lending out not just books, magazines, dvds and cds, but ukuleles.
Asbestos was removed from one of two buildings set for demolition outside Rimutaka Prison last week.
Contractors have started work demolishing 28 state homes in Trentham.
Protest helmet's journey to Canada and back
A helmet lost while policing the Springbok tour protest wound up in Canada, but is now back in Wellington.
One in ten calls to the Housing New Zealand 0800 number are going unanswered.
Former workers at the Ascot Cinema have received some of the wages they are owed.
An Upper Hutt man who says synthetic cannabis made his housemates act like "zombies" has welcomed a government crackdown on the drugs.
An economic "game-changer" is needed for Upper Hutt and the city council's planned $4 million development package is about encouraging this, mayor Wayne Guppy says.
Long lost letters from an uncle who flew with Bomber Command are the inspiration behind a book for young adults.
Len Cook has one of the more unusual Anzac Day stories.
The ducks are all in a row for Upper Hutt's inaugural duck race for charity.
The $4 million city spend on economic development is supported by the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, chief executive Mark Futter said.
It's only one letter, but it's likely to inflame passions on both sides of the Remutaka hill.
Inside Rimutaka's care for elderly and disabled
A high dependency unit for the elderly and disabled at Rimutaka Prison is to expand at the end of this year. Selina Powell pays a visit.
A reporting glitch is to blame for a drop in the number of crimes solved at Upper Hutt Police Station, police say.
The proposed sale of 25 "parcels" of council-owned land has been questioned.
A total rates rise above five per cent is planned for Upper Hutt residents.
Tips from one of New Zealand's top BMX coaches will help the 29 riders from the Hutt Valley Thunderbolts heading to the 2014 BMX NZ Nationals in Tauranga over Easter.
Buying a coffee at Awaken Cafe will also give you a warm feeling that you're helping the community.
The heritage-listed Upper Hutt Blockhouse is to be earthquake strengthened.
Approval for new housing on industrial land in Silverstream is on hold until detail on how its contaminated soil will be removed is provided to the city council.
High profile car dealership King Toyota is in receivership, with creditors owed an estimated $5 million.
A focus on working with justice and community groups to prevent crime helped police lower the Hutt Valley's reported crime rate by more than 10 per cent last year.
The regional council is looking at cutting fares on off-peak bus and rail services by 25 per cent, and investigating building public transport costs into the ticket price for major sport and cultural events.
Regional Public Health has hailed rejection of a proposed new bottle store in central Upper Hutt as a win for the community.
The intersection between River Rd and Whakatiki St has been named the riskiest in the Wellington region.
There will be a touch of the old and the new at Upper Hutt Fire Brigade centenary celebrations this Saturday.
Ron Powell, the Age Concern co- ordinator for the Hutt Valley, has, arguably, the best of problems.