Upper Hutt Leader

Barbed wire, weapons and propaganda

Flight Lieutenant Rob Bexley at the entrance of the transportation corridor in the southern fence line of the ...

A former Hobsonville resident talks about life at the border of North and South Korea.

Sorenson likely for another award

Black Sox head coach Mark Sorenson now has five world softball championships gold medals - four as a player and one as a ...

Hutt Valley adds to its softball legacy.

Fighting to save water in winter

Garden sprinklers can only be used three days a week all year round in Upper Hutt.

By sticking to year round, three day a week garden water restrictions Upper Hutt will remain at odds with the rest of the region and with what wellington water wants.

Bright future as LED street lamps light the way

Ratepayers could be saved more than $700,000 if a street light replacement goes ahead this financial year.

Work has begun on the next phase of Upper Hutt's street lamp replacement.

Youth arrests at Upper Hutt party

Five people were arrested and released with warnings as a large teenager party in Upper Hutt got out of control.

Whatever happened to Mary?

Mary Berrington was reported missing from her Upper Hutt home on July 19, 2016.

It's a year to the day since Upper Hutt grandmother Mary Berrington vanished.

Former boxer gets ambo officer fighting fit

Dave ''Brown Buttabean'' Letele gives Phil Padman some exercise pointers.

Ambulance officer starts a healthy lifestyle with help from the "Brown Buttabean".

Safety plans for SH58

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Accident blackspot,SH2 and Haywards Hill.

Median barrier, roundabouts and an 80kmh limit among NZTA proposals.

Residents left to foot it

Maymorn residents take in the scale of the storm damage to their private driveway. "A big pot hole appeared and then ...

The washing away of a culvert on a private driveway has left residents isolated.

Ditch plastic bags this August

Last year's "Bagless August" proved so popular, the council decided to bring it back this year.

Free reusable cloth bags are up for grabs in a bid to reduce plastic waste

New pool for Hutt

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace, left, and Deputy Mayor David Bassett, at a ceremony to break ground and start construction ...

Learning to swim to become easier in Lower Hutt.

Hutt's happy hooker

Hurricanes debutant James O'Reilly and TJ Perenara shake hands after beating the Crusaders on Saturday.

Top day for Hutt Old Boys Marist.

Rainbow reading teaches kids diversity

010317. Capital Day. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Laquisha St Redfern will be reading stories at Wellington Central Library ...

LaQuisha St Redfern glams up reading time with a pink beehive and striking beard

Totara for Robin Maud

Carol Maud (left in brown) was clearly delighted to see the work of her late husband honoured as part of the Hutt River ...

Robin Maud remembered as a true visionary.

Gamble in human life remembered

Etanah Lalau with one of the GIFs she produced for the Luck of the Draw project.

World War I centenary artworks aim to get people talking about thousands of conscripted Kiwis.

Teen writers tackle school play

Original play Missing Time will be running at Sacred Heart College, Lower Hutt,  from July 27 to 29.

Two Sacred Heart College students are keeping their fingers crossed they can pull off their new play

Exploring the corporate jungle

The cast of George's Corporate Jungle are, from left,  Andrew Tait, Dave Spence, Charles Wells, Ian Gladding, Heather ...

"Absurd" methods to improve office efficiency are parodied in the Heretaunga Player's latest show

New business group the 'right fit'

The logo for the new Upper Hutt business group.

A new Upper Hutt group for business owners is aiming to go about its work in a laid back but relevant way.

Three-week bush course inspires young leaders

Matthew Gordon, 16, from Heretaunga College spent three weeks in Queen Charlotte Sound building his leadership skills ...

A challenging leadership course in the outdoors is helping develop emerging leaders.

Hapkido makes for a busy life

Upper Hutt Hapkido's Dominic Chan is announced winner of the heavyweight division Middle School Boys free-sparring ...

Upper Hutt Hapkido's Dominic Chan has earned a youth gold in free-sparring at recent World Champs in Korea.

The journey of a music director

Musical director Clinton Zerf  with Destination Beehive:2017 stars Pinky Agnew and Lorae Parry

South African Clinton Zerf came to New Zealand with his family a year ago and is 'loving every minute of it'

Housing plan 'ignores' Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt housing advocate Teresa Homan at Flora McCurdy Walk. "Upper Hutt will get no extra housing ... at a time when ...

Government's $67m housing upgrade plan is blind to Upper Hutt's needs, MP says.

Cat shooting shocks owner

Bracken, in recovery mode with his Victorian collar, after being shot and wounded by a firearm in Heretaunga, Upper Hutt.

'What kind of person shoots an animal that is clearly someone's pet?'

Dead rugby player named

Sione "Bah" Tuiano was killed in a car crash on Sunday morning. He his pictured here with his daughter, Anne, 5.

Sione Tuiano, 24, died in a crash on Sunday morning in Upper Hutt.

St Oran's pair get the call

Indoor netballers Sarah Calvert and Emily Potts are off to South Africa. The St Oran's College pair have been been ...

Indoor netballers Sarah Calvert and Emily Potts are off to South Africa. The St Oran's pair have been been selected in the New Zealand 16-and-under side for the Junior World Series in Johannesburg.

Could kiwi return to Eastbourne? video

Sally Bain is part of a bold plan to eradicate pests like stoats from Eastbourne. She hopes that kiwi might one day ...

The smell of bird poo gives Sally Bain hope that pest control is working in Eastbourne.

Popular annual events at risk

The future of Upper Hutt Rotary's Fireworks Fantastic is looking anything but bright.

City money is needed to guarantee the future of Upper Hutt's long established Fireworks Fantastic and Summer Carnival events.

Life's a cabaret for singer

Upper Hutt singer Jason Henderson will be flying over to the States to take part in the country's largest cabaret ...

Upper Hutt singer Jason Henderson is the first Kiwi to make a prestigious US cabaret programme.

Royal honour for Upper Hutt resident

Ashley Griffiths with her husband, Kynan. Griffiths has received a royal honour for her years of work with youth through ...

Ashley Griffiths has turned the Wairarapa district around in her work with St John.

City sticks with rates plan

Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy: "We are entering a phase of progression and activity."

Upper Hutt's council has delivered an average 2.83 per cent rates hike for 2017-18.

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