Hutt Valley

Hutt Valley

Serious assaults in Lower Hutt

Police cordoned off the scene of an alleged assault at Delaney Dr in Stokes Valley overnight on August 26.

Police investigating two serious but unrelated assaults in the past week.

Rescue group always there in a crisis

Upper Hutt Community Rescue's Murray Grocott and Nigel Seebeck.

Upper Hutt Community Rescue always there in a crrisis

Stabbing in Lower Hutt

Police have confirmed the stabbing happened at a Housing New Zealand complex.

A man has serious injuries after an attack at a Housing New Zealand complex north of Wellington.

Randwick youngsters show promise

Randwick have made a big contribution to the Orcas Under 15 team. From left Heilyn Nonu Tuia,  Nathan Stirling, Caleb ...

Randwick rugby league juniors show promise.

House hunting is so much harder than Tinder

With most houses up for auction or tender, it's almost impossible to know how much a house will go for when you're browsing.

I wish matching with my first house was as easy as just swiping right.

What businesses think this election

A new Cross Valley Link road would reduce the number of trucks from the Seaview/Gracefield industrial hub using Petone ...

The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce wanted to know what its members were interested in ahead of this year's council elections.

Selfies and carols for Christmas

The Petone Baptist Church choir of Angels singing Christmas carols last year. This year there will be carol services ...

 Lower Hutt the place to be this Christmas, with events planned throughout December..

HV Chamber President moves on

Out-going Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce President Helen Down.

Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce President Helen Down is stepping down

Fencing looks to hit the target

International under-20 fencing action comes to Lower Hutt this week

Under-20 fencers from Oceania will meet in competition in Lower Hutt from Friday.

Summerset wins zone change

An artist's impression of a proposed retirement village in Boulcott.

Summerset wins first round of scrap over a proposed $100 million retirement village in Boulcott.

Hutt voter turnout plummets

Electoral officer Bruce Hodgins says it's important that people in Lower Hutt cast a vote in this year's council elections.

Voter turnout is in the doldrums in the Hutt Valley.

Midnight call changes career

Ryan Sandford has found the media attention in Bangladesh overwhelming.

It is a long way from Fraser Park to the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka but that is the unlikely football path travelled by Ryan Sandford.

Two hurt in house fire video

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in Bulls Ave, Wainuiomata, where two of their colleagues received minor injuries ...

Pair taken to hospital after Wainuiomata house fire.

Planning for the long haul

"It is about thinking differently" - Upper Hutt mayor Wayne Guppy.

Though challenged by some residents' opposition, Upper Hutt's Land Use Strategy planning document is now city council policy

Council united as one on hills development

Upper Hutt mayoral candidate Alan Jefferies is opposed to the city's proposed land swap.

Land swap opponents put in their place as council moves on

Going, going ... sold! video

New owners of a Pringle St home in Taita are Neeraj Narwal and his wife Bharti Sirohi, who is holding their ...

Wellington's hot property market fuelled by drastic rise in numbers of people turning to auctions.

Cops hit city-wide crime ring

Detective Sergeant Steve Wescott with some of the seized goods.

Methampetamine, cannabis plants and ornamental eagle recovered in Wellington-wide searches.

Butts choke Wgtn Harbour

Jemma Allwood, 12, Ethan Neru, 11 and Harvey Butler,11, have been studying how rubbish enters Wellington Harbour via ...

Wilford School students predict grim future for our harbour.

Bongo laps up the hugs

Ben Weaver, 12, gets a lick from Bongo.
The popular companion dog returned to Wa Ora Montessori School after ...

Missing companion dog returns mysteriously.

Fastest growing companies revealed

New Zealand chef Michael Meredith, left, has teamed up with Auckland woman Lisa King to help feed hungry kids by ...

The regional winners and rising stars of this year's Deloitte Fast 50 have been announced.

How do you spell Wainuiomata?

A picture of Mike Grigg posted on Facebook wearing a shirt with an alternative spelling for Wainuiomata, has sparked debate.

Name change suggested for Wainuiomata.

Exploiting store in liquidation

Sun 2 Moon in Johnsonville was put into liquidation on Monday.

Wellington grocery store recently ordered to pay $53,000 for worker exploitation will be liquidated.

Witchdoctors travelled widely

Well-travelled witchdoctors snuck past gatekeepers to set up shop in NZ.

Immigration Minister says more resources allocated to busy Mumbai office, as quack doctors exposed.

Lower Hutt election turns sour

A brochure promoted by Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace supporting some independent candidates has caused a heated debate on ...

Hutt City election takes a sour turn with Mayor Ray Wallace promoting independents.

Silverstream packs them in

A large crowd attended  the Silverstream Spur mayoral debate.

land deal spurs on a big crowd

New life for old bank

Cameron Macneil, owner of the old ANZ building on Upper Hutt's Main St.

Change for the better coming for a former bank on Upper Hutt's Main St.

15-year old missing since June

Police are seeking assistance from the public to locate Sunshyne McLean, 15, who is missing from Porirua.

Sunshyne McLean, 15, has not been seen since June.

Dementia sufferer found

Missing woman Aileen Sue, 76, has been found on a  Fergusson Dr, Upper Hutt property.

Aileen Sue, who went missing in Hutt Valley overnight, has been found.

Signals fault 'extremely rare'

Train services in Wellington have been delayed by a signal fault.

KiwiRail to investigate cause of a signal fault which delayed commuters.

Hutt woman missing

Police are urging residents of Silverstream, Upper Hutt, to check their backyards for missing woman Aileen Sue, 76.

Aileen Sue, 67, who has dementia, has gone missing from Silverstream.

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