Upper Hutt Leader

Police call for fast reporting of crimes

Upper Hutt police are stressing the importance of reporting any suspicious activity as soon as possible.

Police emphasis importance of reporting suspected crime straight away.

More than your average concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a one-night concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a show full of music, fun and stand-up comedy

Busy as normal time for Lambert

Local as. City councillor Paul Lambert, a big volunteer and supporter of all things Upper Hutt.

Upper Hutt City Councillor is a prolific volunteer.

Telling the story in te reo

Author Trish Gray with her new children's book.

A children's picture book with a difference is published by Upper Hutt author Trish Gray.

All the fun of the fair

Here's hoping for a blue sky day on February 25.

A blue sky day is wanted for the Upper Hutt Summer Carnival on February 25.

Sheppard wins Karapoti

Eventual winner Samara Sheppard and Kim Hurst battle across a river during Saturday's Karapoti Classic.

Defiending champs pipped in Karapoti Classic.

Beer, bikes, bays and art deco

Thousands typically flock to the Island Bay Festival in Wellington.

From the Rounds the Bays to Napier's art deco festival, we're spoiled for choice this weekend.

Build it and they might come

Upper Hutt regional councillor Paul Swain says  unexpected excavation delayed the opening.

Free all-day railway parking at Upper Hutt is failing to find its audience.

Brewing success

Panhead founder Mike Neilson with the Supercharger APA at Panhead Brewery in Upper Hutt.

Panhead proves popular with the public and gears up for Brewday

Giving young people a voice

'Spearhead Leaders ' is an Upper Hutt council and community trust programme aimed at developing the leadership skills and potential of young people.

Singing up a storm

Concept director Jacqui Watson is getting ready to put on the Musical of Musicals at the Upper Hutt Musical Theatre.

A musical theatre parody is coming to Upper Hutt

Toy library president calls for toy recycling

Nathan Hayward and Sophia Austin-Lincoln try out some of the toys at the Upper Hutt Toy Library.

The Upper Hutt Toy Library is gearing up for its big fundraiser, despite being down on volunteers

Exhibition looks at the miniscule marks people make

The Healing Pools exhibition will open at Expressions on February 18.

A new exhibition at Expressions explores the marks we leave on the world

Final flag for speedway combo

Tight team: Long time mini-sprint driver Shane Simpson, left, stepmum Dale, father Robin and pit crew veteran Chris Benton.

It's all over. The Upper Hutt father and son team of Robin and Shane Simpson said farewell to Wellington speedway racing on Saturday night.

'Black hole' for disabled kids

Elaine Gousmett and her daughter Chardonnay Kyle, 16 have found how difficult it is for kids with special needs to ...

Parents cry out for help as children have nowhere to turn after school.

First-time riders find their way

Tunnel Gully mountain biking action with NtrailZ guide Ian Maclachlan leading the way on one of several new trials.

An unveiling of several purpose-built mountain bike tracks at Upper Hutt's Tunnel Gully attracted more than 100 riders.

New look not an early bestseller

St Joseph's primary students enjoy the new children's area at the Upper Hutt City Library.

While a revamp of the Upper Hutt library has left some customers unimpressed, it's all for the greater good, facility manager Marion Read says.

It's all black and white for Gwilliam

Piano man: Upper Hutt deputy mayor John Gwilliam at home on his grand piano.

Today, the Upper Hutt Leader begins a series highlighting the hidden talents and interests of our city councillors. Colin Williams talks to John Gwilliam, our piano playing deputy mayor.

Te Marua club rocks on

The Marua Golf Club headquarters, north of Upper Hutt.

A $90,000 flood protection project at the Te Marua Golf Club is nearing completion.

Upper Hutt's royal beauty video

Dave Wilkens with the 1931 Hispano Suiza he restored.

Vintage car once owned by the Shah of Persia makes an appearance in Wellington.

'We'll make them, you ride them'

Ntrailz volunteers at work in Tunnel Gully.

Come and try some new mountain bike trails at the Tunnel Gully

Birchville by car - coming soon

The October 2015 flood waters which damaged the 1950s single pier bridge.

A new road bridge at Birchville is just a few weeks from completion.

Hot day for hot rods

Cormac and Myar Sanson, and Aden and Meg Young in their Dad's 1958 Chev Belair

The American Vehicle Day at Trentham racecourse was one hot place to be on Sunday.

Mixed results as dumping continues

Josh Drake: "I was amazed to find there had no bins available."

Whole fence dumped at new recycling station

Auckland's Eden take out club title

Upper Hutt's Selesi Rayasi grabbles with 
Melville's Luke Masirewa in quarter-final action  from the national club ...

The Upper Hutt Rams had to settle for finishing as beaten semi-finalists

Five killed in 1942 grenade explosion

Todays commemorative sign at Davis Field.

Major Richard "Dickie" Davis, along with four soldiers, died when a grenade detonated during an army training session.at the Trentham Army Camp.

Volunteers deliver the goods

Chris Burr, left, and Brenda Clapp from Nelson and Nicola Johnson from Petone  came to the Wainuiomata Trail Project via ...

The community-built Wainuiomata Trail Project is great for riders of all abilities, including beginners.

'We're wasting energy on our lumpy butts' gallery

Kerie Sutherland of Upper Hutt and her baby, Zoe, are photographed by Mandi Lynn for Lynn's exhibition, #everybodyisatreasure

Women moved to tears posing bare-chested for body positivity movement.

ANZ make the play

Living the dream. Ben Stevens and his new cricket gear.

Ben Stevens, 8, is super geared up for his crick after winning the ANZ Dream Delivery campaign.

Upper Hutt man found

Dahm was last seen on Martin St in Upper Hutt, carrying three bags.

Police had concerns for David Dahm till they tracked him down to a friend's house

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