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.
Salvation Army says more single men are going without power and hot water to make ends meet.
A Hutt Valley medical centre is planning "walk in" clinics.
Drivers are being warned to expect delays after a crash on State Highway 2 into Wellington this morning.
There are plans to replace Melling bridge within a decade.
An event built on the Kiwi traditions of DIY and drinking beer is finding plenty of takers.
There has been a crash on SH2 near the BP between Petone and Ngauranga Gorge.
An eight-year process to define river flood hazard areas in Upper Hutt will start again.
Schoolyard accidents in the Hutt Valley cost ACC nearly $750,000 in payouts last year.
A man is jailed for murdering a young hairdresser while he was paranoid after synthetic cannabis use.
Plans for a Lower Hutt retirement village are on hold until the developer has fully consulted with residents.
Fewer Hutt Valley beneficiaries needed extra help to pay bills this winter but some went without hot water.
Lack of proper care by senior doctors led to permanent disability of recently born baby.
Hutt Valley's new top policeman plans to target burglaries and car thefts in the valley.
More than $4.2 million will be spent on cycle and walking paths in Upper Hutt.
Hutt City Council is taking legal advice as the Wellington region braces for an amalgamation.
Kiwi families deprived of opportunities to own homes, says Labour MP Trevor Mallard.
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Work on adding 56 berths to Seaview Marina is about to get under way as part of a major development of the area.
Wellington regional council has released plans for a $10m flood protection project for Upper Hutt.
One of Wellington's oldest schools is celebrating 150 years of educating young minds.
Rumour became reality for 40 workers at the Wellpack packaging company in Wallaceville last week.
Back in the day, the Wellington Wildcats dominated stockcar racing nationally - and they may do so again.
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