Why I love Upper Hutt
Upper Hutt Star
In March 1966 Vivienne and I moved into our first house in Heretaunga Park, thanks to State Advances mortgage rates and a family top up. As 23 and 22-year-olds, it was all we could afford – that we liked. We never regretted our choice.
The family, now with three sons moved to Trentham, just off Trentham Memorial Park in 1980, a bigger house with space and a wonderful section that used to have a concrete swimming pool fed by icy artesian water in the Mawaihakona stream that ran off into the park. But the ‘council’ had diverted it the other way. More »