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Posts Tagged ‘ Upper Hutt ’

Upper Hutt summer soccer champions get to meet the pros

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Phoenix players encourage young soccer stars of the future



Ngāti Katoa, iwi all, gathers at Orongomai Marae in Upper Hutt

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

How does a Pākeha become a respected kaumātua? LAURA WILTSHIRE visits the marae her great grandfather helped create.



Water quality concerns aired on World Water Day

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Kiwis recognise World Water Day but is our water worth celebrating? BRONTE WILSON reports.



Speed, crank, ice, uppers, meth – Salvos issue warning

Feb 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

In their 10th annual report on social and economic issues that need addressing, the Salvation Army fears the rise of meth. SARAH McMULLAN reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Growing craft beer culture in Upper Hutt

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Picture story

A set of photos showcasing Upper Hutt’s developing culture around craft beers and their breweries



WATCH: Craft beer brewery using Upper Hutt to create special brews

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Upper Hutt is growing a strong craft beer scene. YANNI CAMPBELL reports on why Kereru loves Upper Hutt.



New league a boost for girls cricket

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Foreign players adding flavour to capital club rugby competition

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

The regular imports to Wellington this year include 20 from Japanese rugby competitions.



Upper Hutt’s gone to the dogs for its 50th birthday celebration

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Parading dogs were among the drawcards to the city’s weekend celebrations



Celebrating 100 years of summer in the Hutt

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]



Residents in ‘best place to live’ happy with branding change

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News

A street poll finds the majority of Upper Hutt residents like the city’s new slogan.



Cossie Club still thriving after 10 years in new building

Jun 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News

Upper Hutt’s popular Cossie Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday June 13.



Upper Hutt locals use library to post memories online

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News

The Upper Hutt library is using an internet programme to update the city’s history.



International exhibition attracts thousands

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Top Picture

National Geographic’s 50 greatest photos are drawing large crowds to an Upper Hutt gallery.



Community support key to brewing success story

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

The Upper Hutt community bands together to help a small business find success.



Kiwi wins sci-fi trip to US for L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of Future

May 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Three years of self taught illustration work has paid off for Amit Dutta after winning a dream prize for amateur artists in the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of The Future competition. He talks with COLIN ENGELBRECHT after returning from Los Angeles.



Next stop Samoa for Upper Hutt student traveller

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After visiting 10 countries, Jess Thompson is looking forward to making Samoa her eleventh.



Fifty shades of grey turn up in Upper Hutt for NZ First leader

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The threat of super city amalgamation was the meeting issue, but it became all about Winston Peters.



Young Achievers to be recognised

May 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Upper Hutt recognises its young achievers at the annual Civic Awards.



Riders saddle up for Special Olympics competition

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Riding for the Disabled prepare to host event in Upper Hutt for first time.



PHOTO ESSAY: A day at the Trentham races in photos

Jan 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Horses, hats and heels at Wellington Cup day are captured through photos.



Growing Upper Hutt community encouraged to have their say

Dec 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Upper Hutt City Council is consulting the community on where to house an increasing population.



INFOGRAPHICS: A look at Wellington in the 2013 Census

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The NewsWire team looked at the latest census results and examined the population growth of the capital’s ethnicity, gender and housing make-up.



Trentham Racecourse site for region’s first drive-in cinema

Oct 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Pre-sale tickets are moving fast for Wellington region’s first drive-in movie cinema – and they only went on sale yesterday.

LAUREN MANN talks to one of the entrepreneurs behind the summer idea.



Familiar faces celebrate decade of Expressions arts centre

Oct 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Public art gallery, theatre, and civic hall complex attracts 72,000 visitors a year.



Guppy celebrating with quiet night at home watching the rugby

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Fifth-term Upper Hutt City Mayor Wayne Guppy is pleased with his mandate, he tells JANELLE CHEESMAN.



NewsWire’s coverage of council elections

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Labour MP Kris Faafoi congratulates Nick Leggett, right, on his re-election as Porirua’s mayor on Saturday. Click on the headline for NewsWire’s coverage of national media.



Mayoral candidates share their visions for Upper Hutt City

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections, News

Economic growth is at the top of the wishlists for Upper Hutt City mayoralty contenders, reports JANELLE CHEESMAN.



Water shortages forecast after Upper Hutt usage spikes

Sep 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A recent bout of good weather caused Te Marua reservoir to take an early spring hit.



Soroptimist quiz night offering big prizes for the right answers

Sep 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young women of Upper Hutt will be the beneficiaries of funds raised by the Soroptimists’ quiz evening.



Playcentre celebrates 60 years of early childhood education

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wallaceville Playcentre believes in the old saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’.



Social Rugby Club take a punch for a trip to Argentina

Aug 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport, Uncategorized

Social rugby club the 69ers are fighting to fund a trip to follow the All Blacks to Argentina.



Grass is greener for members at Royal Wellington Golf Club

Jul 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Renovations are complete after 22 months construction, including the removal of 4500 pines.



Quakes scare needed, says Civil Defence head

Jul 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

WELLINGTON needs this quake swarm shake-up to wake up, says Dave Butcher, the Upper Hutt Civil Defence team leader.

Mr Butcher says having an earthquake kit is essential and Wellington should be learning from the Christchurch disaster. JANELLE CHEESMAN reports.



Public parks and halls the new gym for group fitness training

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Early morning exercisers have been joining together for ‘boot-camp’s around the Hutt region



Student world cup still $2000 away for young league player

May 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

With work, study and training Bernard Gregorius has no time to set up big fundraising projects.



Councils cut down on their catering costs – no free lunch

Apr 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

In leaner times, councils in the Wellington region are looking to spend less on feeding their councillors.



Hutt views sought on alcohol consumption

Nov 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

HUTT VALLEY residents are being asked for their views on whether there should be fewer liquor stores in neighbourhoods and whether bars and clubs should close earlier. Lower and Upper Hutt Councils are currently running a valley wide survey that asks for people’s views on alcohol consumption and availability in their communities.



NZ’s largest pet expo rolls into town

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THOUSANDS OF animals will be invading Upper Hutt this weekend, when New Zealand’s largest pet show rolls into town. The Royal Canin expo is the most popular pet show in the country, with hundreds of different breeds of animals on display.



Pets invade Upper Hutt this weekend

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THOUSANDS OF animals will be invading Upper Hutt this weekend, when New Zealand’s largest pet show rolls into town. The Royal Canin expo is the most popular pet show in the country, with hundreds of different breeds of animals on display.



Government worker ready to jump in the ring

Sep 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Cossie Carnage in Upper Hutt the next event for ambitous wrestler



Hutt locals knit-work to warm up Kiwi kids and fight poverty

Aug 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

A Facebook group rounds up knitters across the globe to combat child poverty in New Zealand, reports ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL



A night out for locals, new books for pupils

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Pukerua Bay School annual community event boosts library.



Hutt band fundraises for record contract

Jul 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Velvet Regime setting their sights high to raise $2,000



Plimmerton plans more boat club jam nights

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Local musicians joined by others from as far afield as Upper Hutt



Spread of cultures in Wellington a cause for celebration

Mar 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Upper Hutt hosts a cultural festival to mark Race Relations Day as NZ’s diversity broadens, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



Wellington artists given a chance to shine

Mar 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Expressions to hold first Wellington Regional Arts Review



Upper Hutt income down in global recession

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fewer buildings, less rubbish, August snow hit council books.



Child’s play at Upper Hutt’s Spring Festival

Sep 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Organisers hoping $15,000 fundraising target will be reached.



Metal mad father and son to rock at New Year

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Beyond the Black brings 2000 fans, 12 bands to Trentham.



No way through State Highway 2 roadblocks

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Upper Hutt residents abandon cars and walk home in snow



Toy library on the move and needs money

Jun 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Film evening part of fundraising plan to give toys, kids more room.



Upper Hutt rail museum on track for big year

Jun 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Volunteers laying new line and refurbishing locomotive



Sculptor Brett Keno finds his Maori culture and sets it in stone

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Brett Tutauanui Keno discovers sculpting and his Maori heritage later in life and finds a blend between the two, writes ANITA DE MUTH.



Martial art clubs put a kick into Christmas

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kicks and punches were thrown at Upper Hutt Mall – all in good fun.



‘Bucket bikes’ prepped for Upper Hutt race

Nov 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

It’s competitive motorcycle racing – but not as we know it.



Healing hands give balance to kung fu master’s life

Nov 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Wellington nurse Meng Fanxiao is a kung fu exponent with 25 years’ training to call on. LYDIA CHEN asks him about the meaning behind the fists.



Travellers set to notice new squeeze on wallets

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington regional passengers must bite the bullet on prices.



More girls make tracks in Wellington kartsport

Aug 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Meet the youngsters of competitive go-karting at Kaitoke.



Upper Hutt contenders not backward in coming forward

Jul 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

JOSH SNEE overviews the battle taking place for the 10 positions on the Upper Hutt City Council.



‘Waste now, pay later’ a harsh lesson for Capital

Jul 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Daily water usage must reduce by 14 litres per person.



Fresh faces lining up for mayoralty race in Upper Hutt

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

After standing unchallenged last time, Wayne Guppy has a competition on his hands. ANITA DE MUTH reports.



PHOTO ESSAY: Young cyclist slays ’em first time

Jul 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Danyon wins novice cyclocross race at first attempt.



Wairarapa voters show most interest in local body elections

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Porirua and Wellington City voters are slowest to get their papers into the post, reports OWEN WINTER.



Off-road team goes bush to rescue vehicles

May 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Inland Hutt/Kapiti track claims cars, motorbikes, off-roaders.



Water supply upgrade may lead to restrictions

Sep 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Garden-watering bans likely if drought strikes during upgrade.



Upper Hutt bed shop says goodnight and goodbye

Aug 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Bed Stop will close soon because local support lacking, says manager.



Wellington shops close by the dozen

Aug 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Nearly 70 shops vacant in Wellington, Hutt and Upper Hutt cities.



Crucial city report on recycling postponed

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Future of recycle bins is on hold until February.



Rimutaka Marks future of NZ First

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Ron Mark says Labour has neglected Rimutaka electorate.



Abort Roger Douglas? ‘No, surely you mean euthanase him’

Oct 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Abortion one hot topic debated at Upper Hutt election meeting, reports CARL SUURMOND.