Upper Hutt Leader

Cooling off home for men planned

The idea is that men can be more effective at helping other men change their behaviour, co-ordinator Deb Robinson says.

Lower Hutt home planned for men ordered out by police.

Amputations can't stop sporty schoolboy

Joshua Tia competing in the Halberg Disability Games.

Upper Hutt schoolboy Joshua Tia competed in the Halberg Junior Disability Games.

Police find wanted men

Police wanted to speak to Tyrone Woodcock, 28, for breaching court bail conditions.

The two men were involved in separate dishonesty crimes, Hutt Valley police say.

Putting the kaibosh on food waste

Kaibosh Food Rescue Lower Hutt operation manager Jen Gibson, left, and driver/food collector Tamsyn Harker in the ...

Kaibosh food rescue is a bonus for hungry families, and the environment.

Madeline, 109, taking the years in her stride

Upper Hutt's Madeline Anderson celebrated her 109th birthday on Wednesday, May 4. Photo: COLIN WILLIAMS

109-year-old recommends being nice to one another.

Hutt Valley police seek men

Police want to speak to Tyrone Woodcock, 28, for breaching court bail conditions.

Hutt Valley police are seeking two men with links to the area.

Leicester fan out in fox onesie

Life-long Leicester City supporter Brian Wood was a happy man. in a fox onesie and team jersey, on the day his beloved ...

Leicester fan enjoys Main St walk of triumph.

Mystery of the 'secret' family gallery

What appears to be a photo of Edward Swain with an unidentified woman at a wedding in New Zealand some time between 1949 ...

British daughter suspects her dad kept a lifelong secret about his time in Upper Hutt.

Spawning fish delay bridge start

The temporary  bridge which carries  essential services over the Akatarawa River at Birchville is lifted into place in April.

A new vehicle bridge over the Akatarawa River won't be ready until January 2017.

'Judge's Packs' will inform bail decisions

Justice Minister Amy Adams launches a pilot scheme in 2015, promoting greater information-sharing in domestic abuse ...

Judges getting greater access to defendants' family violence histories before bail decisions.

All sorted for another chapter of Bookfest

10062015  News,Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  Heretaunga Rotary Club Book Fair.

70,000+ items in Upper Hutt giant charity book fair this weekend.

They cycled home from London

04052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax  Baden and Shelley Campbell ride down the Hutt River Trail, the last leg of a ...

When they finished their Europe OE, the Campbells did not want to come home on a plane.

Charges laid over etched windows

Hutt Valley CCTV volunteer co-ordinator Doug Bent by the screens inside Lower Hutt Police Station last year.  CCTV ...

CCTV footage was a key to the arrest of alleged etching vandals in Upper Hutt.

Quiz master in TV's hot seat

Cary Elwes as Westley, and Robin Wright as Buttercup, Princess of Florin in the 1987 classic The Princess Bride.

Pub quiz compiler picks The Princess Bride as his Mastermind specialist subject.

Burglaries on the rise

A police district scene of crime officer dusting for prints as part of a forensic examination of a car.

Police urging Hutt Valley residents to protect their property against a rise in burglaries.

Teen bailed on hit and run charge

The car from a suspected hit and run in Stokes Valley.

Strict monitoring ordered for 14-year-old accused of crashing into road worker.

New sports awards for Hutt

Upper Hutt mountain biker Kim Hurst is a finalist in the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Finalists found for Inaugural Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Manslaughter and mayhem

Te Awhiahua Toko who was stabbed in a Naenae home last weekend.

Is a recent spate of serious crimes in Lower Hutt a blip on the radar or a sign of something more serious?

Wellington home gone in flames

Firefighters could not save an Upper Hutt home from fire.

An Akatarawa Rd, Upper Hutt home, near Staglands, was completely ablaze when firefighters arrived early on Thursday.

NZSO remembers fallen composers

Hawkes Bay soprano Madeleine Pierard will sing in a concert with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this Thursday.
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A New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concert this week will commemorate World War I.

Mental health-cancer survival link studied

Dr Ruth Cunningham of Otago University.

Otago University researchers are looking for breast cancer patients who have experienced mental illness.

Nicky going further on old-school bike

Up and away . . . Nicky Armstrong and her penny-farthing in Upper Hutt's Whitemans Valley. Photo: COLIN WILLIAMS

Penny-farthing rider attracting attention in Upper Hutt's Whitemans Valley.

Costly anti-TPPA policy reviewed

Costs involved in reviewing the Trans-Pacific Agreement against policy points made by a group of local authorities has ...

Upper Hutt's controversial TPPA-free policy has come at a cost and, consequently, is set to be reviewed.

Bridleway opponents predict rough ride

This section of Flux Rd, the route of stage 1 of a proposed fenced bridleway,  is not untypical of the narrow road and ...

Mangaroa property owners along the route of a proposed bridleway for horses claim a grossly over-optimistic report on the idea will mislead fellow ratepayers.

Hutt obesity stocktake

Wellington region health boards are gearing up for a new health target focusing on child obesity.

The Hutt Valley's population is growing - at the waist. What programmes are in place to mitigate that?

Cushla Lichtwark steps up against men

Cushla Lichtwark in goal mouth action for the Upper Hutt City men's Capital 1 team against Naenae at Fraser Park. Photo: ...

Olympic Games hopeful Cushla Lichtwark is sharpening her football skills by playing against men.

Wind sucker horse put at risk

Bobby, the windsucking ex-galloper, and her owner Angi Bunn at the Easter Hutt Rd paddock at Silversteam. Bobby's ...

Special horse collar is not cruel, says wind sucker's owner.

Giant transport plan strains resources

A grade separate interchange being built at the Haywards lights is part of a massive $6.62b transport programme for the ...

There are workforce problems with the $7 billion Wellington transport programme.

Kiwi rock luminaries' Stardust memories

Jordan Luck, Alastair Riddell, Eddie Rayner and Zaine Griff.

Kiwi rockers join up for tribute to David Bowie.

Corrections safety measures tested

Duress alarm activated just before Corrections Minister's arrival.

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