Hutt Valley

Hutt Valley

Million-dollar manor on market gallery

Beechdale, in Pinehaven, Upper Hutt, is on the market for the first time in 15 years.

Elegant Upper Hutt home was built for a pair of pioneering plastic surgeons.

Guiding hand needed for Hutt

Petone Brownies members Isabella Drummond (left), Belinda Chapman and Megan Milikin at the Petone Christmas Parade last ...

Hutt Valley Girl Guides are on the lookout for new leaders

Be inspired at Expressions

Debbie Parlakchief, the founder and creator of Doll Face Mineral Makeup, will speak  at  Couch to Catwalk.

Expressions has events and workshops to inspire woman.

Car flips into harbour

Police say two men were injured after their car left the road and flipped into Wellington Harbour.

Police say car was submerged, while two male occupants had moderate injuries.

Still singing after five years

The Major Minors Children's Choir is preparing  for a new season of singing, with three concerts planned before April.

A choir that started out as a tester is still going strong in its fifth year

Lifelong love of fashion pays off with award

Ganga Patel (centre) alongside the models showing off her clothing line Subtle Variance at New Zealand Fashion Tech's ...

Fashion grad Ganga Patel scooped up a top award at NZ Fashion Tech's show

The art we own is gathering dust

Wellington City Council has moved its most expensive piece, Charles Barraud's portrait of Te Puni, to the council’s ...

NZ ratepayers own half a billion dollars of art - but 93 per cent of it isn't on display.

City planning brewing bonanza

Kerry Gray, left, and Karl Hayes, of Te Aro Brewing which will move to Upper Hutt in March.

How Upper Hutt is making moves to be the craft beer hub of the Wellington region.

Engineers say Queensgate is safe

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A section of Queensgate Mall comes down.

Engineers happy with Queensgate Mall.

Stolen trailer's long journey

The trailer and barbecue were partly concealed in bush behind the graveyard.

Stolen trailer, complete with BBQ, turns up in an Upper Hutt cemetery, 170km from its home.

Police increase city patrols

Constable Nat Cooper and the Mobile Police Base at Upper Hutt's Maidstone Park.

Upper Hutt residents are feeling "unsafe" after a holiday related crime spree.

Weather calls the tune for Kev

Kev the Kiwi makes friends with Upper Hutt 18-month old Mila Raynes and her own Pee Wee toy. David Williams, 9, and ...

Only the most hardy of Kev the Kiwi fans made it to Kaitoke.

Emergencies only during strike

News: Waikato District Health Board. Waikato Hospital. Pembroke Street. ...

From 7am on Tuesday, junior hospital doctors will walk out for 73 hours.

Blanket for charity

The girls from OSCAR House after school care show off the blanket they made for the Lower Hutt Women's Refuge.

A three-month-long knitting project turned into an act of charity for a group of Lower Hutt girls

Starting off with gold

Eleven-year-old Daniel Williams took home two of LHAAC's gold medals at his first Colgate Games.

At his first ever Colgate Games 11-year-old Daniel Williams took home gold

More speed cameras coming

The Wellington region is home to one of the country's most snap-happy speed cameras at Whitford Brown Ave in Porirua.

Motorists face a crackdown as police plan a rollout of new cameras in speeding hotspots.

Four seasons to continue in capital

More wind and rain is forecast to hit the capital this week.

Summer remains disappointing as rain is expected throughout Wellington Anniversary Weekend.

Studying a family affair for Patels

Hansa Patel (middle) with two of her five children Jiten (left) and Jaini (right) at their Victoria University graduation.

She needed help with technology and fonts, then her kids joined her at graduation.

Murder motives a mystery

Lois Tolley was killed in a targeted home invasion two weeks before Christmas. Her attackers remain at large.

More than 30 people on murder case more than one month on.

Chips lure dance star home video

West End dancer Leslie Bowman grew up in Lower Hutt and is back in town for a visit from London.

Leslie Bowman's conquered the London stage, but the Hutt will always be home.

The year that was ...

Alex Bengree, centre, says she was completely surprised to be awarded a 2016 Kiwibank Local Hero award.

Hutt City Youth Council volunteer Alex Bengree reflects on 2016.

Wainui's Lion Red victory

Johnny Lomax puts in a high tackle for Wainuiomata in the 1990 Lion Red Cup.

A grainy photo revives memories of big rugby league win for the Lower Hutt club.

$224,000 a bridge too far

Alan Loan is refusing to pay his share of the cost of a new bridge over the Wainuiomata River. Without the bridge he ...

Land owner still rejects need to contribute to a new bridge in rural Lower Hutt.

National title for Hutt

Denva Shaw-Tait and Wanaka Noanoa celebrate winning the national title.

Young team takes out top under-19 honours over Wellington.

'Bright, happy music' coming to Petone

Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman will be performing in Petone this Saturday as guests of the Wellington Bluegrass ...

A legendary UK folk duo are heading to the Lower Hutt suburb for a one show only.

Performing arts taking off

Chilton St James School in Lower Hutt is about to launch drama courses for all ages that will provide students with an ...

No more waiting in the wings for Lower Hutt kids and residents wanting to get on stage.

Crash closes SH58

State Highway 58 over Haywards Hill is closed after the crash.

A two-car crash has been cleared after it closed Haywards Hill Rd.

Shots fired in Lower Hutt

Wainuiomata's Coast Rd, where some of the shots were fired.

Up to four men were seen shooting a rifle from a moving car in Lower Hutt.

Tostee's ex apologises

Photos from Facebook user Lizzi Evans who is claiming online to be Gable Tostee's girlfriend.

"I let someone down when I didn't know her story," writes Liz Evans.

Magic hand from Taylor

Upper Hutt's Matt Taylor in action for the champion Wellington Firebirds Twenty20 side.

The Upper Hutt batter's 48-run blitz got the Firebirds back on course for victory.

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