New Health Board rules have denied a woman post-cancer breast reconstruction due to her weight.
Move could be 'quite emotive'
Lower Hutt is looking at taking a leaf from Gareth Morgan's book. Will cat owners rise up?
Hutt City Council may increase rates by 1.8 per cent and increase its debt projections to pay for planned projects.
A 25-year-old woman is being rescued after she fell into a water reservoir in Upper Hutt.
A scrub fire is burning in Upper Hutt tonight, with a large number of firefighters at the blaze.
Smartphones give voice to street info
WelTec students devise a smartphone app to help the visually impaired get information on their surroundings.
A man flips his ute three times then smashes into an unoccupied former dairy in Stokes Valley.
A Lower Hutt circuit board manufacturer is to close, union says.
A family home has been destroyed by a fire in Lower Hutt.
Naenae in Wellington is to lose its only bank, and NZ Post wants to franchise out its services.
A shortage of plastic surgeons at Hutt Hospital has led to a stricter referral criteria being put in place.
Hutt Valley had the highest rate of family violence in the Wellington district in December.
The well-worn grooves of Hutt Valley hearts are being broadcast from a vinyl wonderland deep in Wainuiomata.
Historian Ben Schrader is convinced it is only a matter of time before people will come to recognise Naenae's unique heritage.
Residents of more than 400 Hutt Valley homes face longer walk to the bus, as service cuts recommended.
Neighbours report seeing a man dead in a driveway in Lower Hutt, as homicide inquiry gets underway.
Building activity has gone into overdrive in Lower Hutt.
A newly refitted movie theatre will open in Upper Hutt, more than a year after the Ascot Cinema closed.
A Wainuiomata driver is crying foul after being snapped by a speed camera seven times in less than a month.
Woman pleads not guilty to murder of Lower Hutt man Matthew Stevens, eliciting sobs in court.
A three-car nose to tail crash in Upper Hutt is slowing commuter traffic to Wellington this morning.
Toxic algae has spoiled the plans of those wanting to cool off with a dip in the Hutt River.
5-week-old cat passes out in carer's arms
People are calling this act of animal cruelty "shocking stuff", "gutless" and "pretty stupid".
Dog owners have been warned to keep their animals away from the Hutt River after toxic algae were found in it.
Work has started on replacement of the Upper Hutt railway station.
Hollywood has been in Upper Hutt for initial shooting for of Disney production Pete's Dragon.
Demand for more patrols on rural road after crash kills 19-year-old Antonio Puhia, injures three others.
When Ben Tumata set up a Facebook page to share a passion for hunting, he never expected almost 80,000 followers.
Knights and knaves, the time hath cometh for ye to assemble yonder at Harcourt Park, for 'tis the season for jousting.
A $65-million laboratory for the Ministry for Primary Industries is under construction in Upper Hutt.
Thousands of people thronged Petone’s foreshore to enjoy a little bit of history today.
Hutt Hospital staff have the dirtiest hands in the country, coming last again in a national hygiene audit.
Petone celebrates 175 years since ship landed
Petone's first settlers would recognise the hoop skirts and horse-drawn carts to be seen on the foreshore on Monday.
Night-time drama involved a screaming mum, sleepless neighbours and a mad dash by ambulance staff.
A battery explosion has left one person with burns at an auto shop in Lower Hutt.
The culprits behind a hit-and-run could walk away scot-free after leaving a fit middle-aged woman with serious injuries.
Two former prisoners have created a woodworking art studio to encourage troubled teenagers to cut crime.
Further disruption for Hutt Valley rail commuters as engineers work to repair bridge damage.
Police are warning drivers to take caution after oil spilled on a road in Lower Hutt.
Notorious den of teenage lust and milkshakes recreated as art performance in Lower Hutt this summer.
Police arrest man who had been on the run following a New Year's Eve bashing.
The relationship between the Hutt City Council and its regional counterpart has turned sour.
Prisoner escapes from custody of two Corrections officers while in hospital.
Another Petone industrial property seen as a potential big box retail development site changes hands.
The cost of the proposed Lower Hutt events centre and town hall upgrade is rising fast.
Wellington's two main train lines are out of action after two separate problems.
Decomposing tree frog and parasitic wasps travelled to our supermarkets on bananas from Ecuador.
Pest control professionals predict a busy summer for white-tailed spiders and Asian paper wasps.
Planned review of Maori health providers has been labelled as racist and sparked calls for autonomy.
One under-privileged Hutt Valley primary school will gain $27,000 while another will lose $80,000 a year after changes to decile ratings.
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