Take a look at the Upper Hutt Newspaper Archive where you can access retrospective issues of Upper Hutt’s longest running community newspaper — The Leader.
The current digital collection covers the early years of the paper, 1939–1964. This collection contains 1,061 issues comprising 7,534 pages and 55,726 articles. The collection is incomplete with no issues for 1942, 1945 and 1948 and some issues missing from various years.
The Upper Hutt City Library Community Archive holds paper copies of the Leader from 1965 to the present day. Enquiries can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org