Still 'most relaxing day in six months' for MP
Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard could have victory snatched away by 3900 special votes yet to be counted from his electorate.
Wellington's political landscape will remain unchanged for another three years.
Victory by Labour candidates in the Wellington region offset a dismal party vote nationally.
Wellington region appears to be retaining its Labour MPs as vote counts near 100 per cent.
Peter Dunne has won his Ohariu seat with a majority of 940 over Labour's Virginia Andersen.
The Petone Countdown supermarket property has been sold to an Auckland-based group for $22.275 million.
Army bomb squad investigating what may be old mortar rounds at historic bunkers in Lower Hutt.
Abortion, the minimum wage, state housing and even a line from House of Cards got an airing at Rimutaka's final candidates' meeting.
Craft beer brewing has returned to the Hutt Valley, with Baylands ramping up production in Petone.
Terraced houses, similar to those in TV's Coronation St, could be a feature of Lower Hutt in the future.
A driver bounced off a median barrier and spun into the oncoming lane, but remained unscathed this afternoon.
Lulu 1 ready to go
Wellington's youngest paramedic is leading the charge for the Wellington Free Ambulance appeal this weekend.
Heretaunga students will be offered themed courses, like "Maths in Hospitality" from next year.
We asked two more election candidates what they thought were the issues facing Rimutaka people.
Hutt South candidates talks about the biggest issues facing locals, and what they would do about them. Here are their responses:
Nearly 400 cases of children in the Hutt Valley who have stopped attending school have been investigated.
Plenty of people can only dream of their first home, but 18-year-old Gabriella Williment has built hers, and it's on wheels.
Sio Matalasi stood with Mongrel Mob when two Rogues came to make trouble, prosecutor says.
A snapshot of the public's response to the Petone-Grenada road proposals.
Approval for a new $30m rest home in Wainuiomata could finally get the green light with cheaper land prices.
The Armed Offenders Squad repsonded to a report of a suspected kidnapping this afternoon.
A new Upper Hutt railway station will open early in 2016 and cost $3.5 million.
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Four-storey apartment buildings and densely packed infill housing could appear in Lower Hutt.
A claim by MP Trevor Mallard that 10,000 extra vehicles would travel daily along Petone Esplanade from a Grenada link road has been rejected as "scaremongering".
Decision to drop infanticide prosecution against mentally impaired woman was made for compassionate reasons.
Two Upper Hutt council-owned community buildings serving as the homes of the Citizens Advice Bureau and Read Write Plus are earthquake risks.
Infant who died in care on Christmas Day 2008 suffered a heart attack brought on by dehydration.
A Lower Hutt retirement village is facing closure due to dwindling resident numbers.
A toddler has been transferred to Wellington Hospital's intensive care unit after being hit by a car.
A ute that crashed on State Highway 2 in Lower Hutt has been cleared.
A holiday park has become the last port of call for families trying to avoid homelessness in Upper Hutt.
Lower Hutt Foodbank is calling for funds to help with rent.
A container truck smashing smashing a store canopy is the latest incident driving Jackson St retailers to demand actionl.
Part of Hutt's old civic administration building is being demolished to make way for a $35.7m upgrade.
High stakes game
They're not short of passion for their teams, but soon one of them will be short of their trousers.
Cost-cutting at Hutt Valley District Health Board has left staff stressed and confused.
How to fit a fridge into a boot
Customer elects not to pay delivery fee, so packs stand-up fridge into the boot of his small sedan.
An online petition calling for improvements to the run down and outdated Maidstone Max Skatepark has attracted more than 100 supporters.
Reminders help turn diabetic's life around
At the rugby, at church, or on Facebook Maori and Pacific Island patients cannot avoid reminders of their Hutt Hospital appointments.
A dog owner is angry with plans to triple dog registration fees if they are not paid by the end of the month.
Man who hosted a party where a woman drowned jailed for methamphetamine dealing.
There are plans to turn the former BNZ building in Lower Hutt's High St into a multi-story apartment block.
Rat numbers have exploded in Rimutaka Forest Park, threatening native wildlife, local conservationists say.
The man regarded as the “father of the air force” has died in Lower Hutt, at the age of 91.
Upper Hutt businesses fear a housing development bordering industrial land will jeopardise employment and industry.
The driver of a train that crashed in Lower Hutt two months ago tested positive for cannabis use.
Police are anxious to locate a sick elderly Petone man who has been missing for over a week.
The massive Countdown Petone building is being offered to investors as a syndication opportunity.
Lack of communication by medical staff about a baby's deteriorating condition led to her death.
Police say anyone who saw the two cars driving around the Upper Hutt CBD yesterday.
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