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Hutt Valley

'Coarse play' parodies Shakespeare

The cast of All's Well That Ends As You Like It from Upper Hutt's Heretaunga Players.

One group of actors is taking on Shakespeare and his plays.

'Make learning fun'

Koraunui School science curriculum leader Dianne Christenson celebrates winning the 2016 Prime Minister's Science ...

Balloons and streamers greeted teacher Dianne Christenson as she stepped back into her classroom

Heading out for a run

Hutt City councillor Simon Edwards crosses the finish line at his latest parkrun.

A busted knee didn't stop a Hutt City councillor from picking up parkrunning as a hobby

Petone resident crosses finish line after 35 hours

Petone resident and Black Seeds musician Barrett Hocking finished the Northburn 100 in about 35 hours.

Thirty-five hours on his feet and Barret Hocking was still smiling

The political side of science

James Nokise will be performing with the Cosmic Shambles LIVE crew on April 8 at Wellington's Opera House.

Science, comedy and music are combing into one all-out show in Wellington later this month.

Youth crime meeting seeks solutions

Upper Hutt city councillor and BPW member Angela McLeod will chair the public meeting on youth crime.

"There is a small percentage causing a lot of havoc for people."

Man dies in Lower Hutt

Police are investigating a death in Naenae, Lower Hutt.

A man who collapsed after an apparent punch-up in a second hand shop could not be revived.

Euthanasia drug court appearance

Supporters of Susan Austen outside the Wellington District Court at an earlier court appearance.

Further charge coming for woman accused of importing euthanasia drugs.

Quake rattles capital


A moderate 4.8-magnitude earthquake has struck north of Wellington and was widely felt.

HNZ pretty vacant

A Housing New Zealand property at Cambridge Terrace, Epuni, is demolished in 2015.

Hutt Mayor wants answers on 17,000sqm of vacant land in Lower Hutt.

A flavour and spice fiesta

Children from the Indian Cultural Society after a performance of traditional dance. The Society is hosting a food fiesta ...

The Indian Food and Spice Fiesta will serve up the kind of fare you won't get in restaurants.

Hutt hotel still happening

120313 news Photo Hutt News: 12HUT-RayHouse Mayoral chat: Mayor Ray Wallace wants feedback on a proposal to use rural ...

No truth to Hutt hotel rumours.

One year sports pilot success

Prime Minister Bill English speaks at the Play.Sport event in Upper Hutt. Fergusson Intermediate student leader Maia ...

Coleman would like to see Govt sports programme in Hutt and Auckland schools extended through the country.

Filling a housing need in Hutt Valley

Associate Social Housing Minister Alfred Ngaro (left) with Koraunui Marae manager Henrietta Gemmell and marae ...

New emergency transition house in Naenae will provide support for women and children.

What's been washing up on Petone Beach?

A strange sawdust-like substance washed up on Petone Beach is a mix of seaweed, grass and other organic material. ...

It looked like wet sawdust had washed up on the beach at Petone, but what exactly was it?

Thanks, I'll have a tea with that

Kevin Bold, owner of the 1865 Stonestead property.

Stonestead one of the oldest houses in the Upper Hutt area is for sale

The secret lives of masks

West and Central African spiritual beliefs will form the basis of an exhibition in Expressions Whirinaki in Upper Hutt. ...

A rare collection of African masks and statues has visitors spellbound.

Delays for capital commuters

Police are at the scene of the crash.

A crash, in almost the exact spot one caused three-hour delays on Monday, caused traffic woes in to Wellington on Tuesday.

Wickets aplenty at TMP

Upper Hutt players on a celebration high after taking another wicket in Pearce Cup cricket at Trentham Memorial Park on ...

With 15 wickets in 40 overs Upper Hutt cricket has their fancied Taita opponents in a Pearce Cup tangle.

Upper Hutt's Queens Birthday musical offerings

The Queen's Birthday Music Festival n Upper Hutt features Don McGlashan and Shayne Carter together.

Impressive offerings for Upper Hutt festival

Club tries a different tack

The view from Lowry Bay Yacht Club. The club is holding a 24-hour endurance race, the first of its kind in Wellington.

A one-of-a-kind sailing race is coming to Wellington and skippers are on the lookout for crew if you're game

Wellington in watercolour

The wild Wellington weather, captured by Pearson's brush.

Everyone has their favourite spots in Wellignton to visit and one artist has recreated hers in watercolour for her first solo show.

HOBM lose to Upper Hutt

HOBM's George Amosa finds himself some space against Upper Hutt. Upper Hutt won the encounter 33-23.

 Poor start by Hutt clubs to rugby season.

The bookshop with no name video

Wainuiomata bookshop owner Edwin MacKay has collected books for 30 years.

He has more than 40,000 books, runs at a loss and can't read any more. So, how does Edwin MacKay keep his shop open?

Cinderella gets a makeover in new musical

Shayna Tattersfield, left,  plays Cindy Rella in the upcoming Be-Bop-A-Lula musical by Hutt City Musical Theatre along ...

The swinging sixties are coming to town with a new musical from the Hutt City Musical Theatre

Sixty years of biscuits

Sam Gibson and Cordy Banks from the Waiwhetu Pippins set up their stall to sell Girl Guide biscuits.

The biscuit recipe remains the same - as does the popularity

Union roadshow makes its point

PSA delegate and Hutt Valley physiotherapist Camille McWhirter.

The Hutt Valley's ageing population has become a health risk to industry workers, says PSA.

'Disciplined' rates rise on the way

Upper Hutt homeowners can plan for an average 2.83 per cent rates hike in 2017/18.

Weed busters do the hard yards

Volunteers are working hard to keep the Old Man's Beard weed under control on Upper Hutt's hills.

RDA contributor hits the road

Shona Belcher ad Skuggi, a recent arrival to the Hutt Valley Riding for the Disabled stable at Silverstream.

Hutt Valley Riding for the Disabled's long-time president Shona Belcher is saying a sad goodbye.

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