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An online petition calling for improvements to the run down and outdated Maidstone Max Skatepark has attracted more than 100 supporters.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.
Peter Taueki is wanted by Hutt Valley police for breaching his post-release conditions.
Book, film and music lovers owe Hutt City Libraries a collective total of almost $68,000 in overdue fines.
Hutt City Council is moving to tighten rules around cars for sale being parked on local roads.
The woman who died after being swept away by flood waters in Northland was a mother from Upper Hutt.
Re-development of Wainuiomata mall has got the nod, but locals are saving their enthusiasm until builders are on site.
New army trucks costing a combined $135 million are too heavy for New Zealand roads when bearing a full load.
Four fire crews are at the scene of a house fire in Wainiomata this morning.
Hutt athletes and spectators may be stuck with a minimally safe Petone Rec grandstand.
A parking warden attacked outside court turned the tables on his assailant, who was taken to hospital.
Hutt City Council has agreed on two areas where legal synthetic drugs can be sold.
Hutt City has declined to work with other councils in the region on a system to share information and technology.
Hutt City Council has confirmed a $5 million revamp of Avalon Park.
Brewers, publicans and restaurateurs are raising a glass to the establishment of the Petone ale trail.
Raw sewage is causing a stink for Petone business owners, the body corporate and the council.
A visit to the Unilever soap factory has revolutionised patient care at Hutt Hospital.
A homeschooled Hutt teen's anti-bullying video has got the attention of Google bosses.
Some of the most deprived areas of Lower Hutt are to get a $43 million boost.
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Fraser Park was the big winner in Hutt City Council's annual plan, with $6m set aside for developing the ground.
The man was flown to Wellington Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries after 2m fall.
Prison staff led on a chase in "no man's land" by the furry little creature they were trying to save.
Bus drivers have overwhelmingly thrown their support behind keeping the city's trolley buses.
Lower Hutt is amassing a multimillion-dollar "war chest" by vastly overtaxing residents, a councillor claims.
Bus services in Wellington and the Hutt Valley will be "severely affected" on Wednesday.
A Chinese tourist who went missing yesterday evening was found in Trentham last night.
A motorcyclist suffered a suspected broken ankle and back injury after a collision with a car in Lower Hutt this afternoon.
It had the whole sea to swim in, but this little blue penguin ended up stuck in an empty bath.
A cyclist has an injured hip and traffic into Wellington is delayed after an accident in Petone.
Bus passengers have revealed the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to bus services.
A man who successfully challenged a $12 parking fine says council should refund over $1m to others.
With a huge explosion and a ball of fire, a man's home went up in flames with him inside.
Lovers of Lower Hutt's 1950s town hall have rescued the modernist jewel from the wrecking ball.
A family got to spend seven bonus years with their eldest daughter after she was given up for dead.
Hutt Valley ratepayers may not get a better deal if they end up joining a Wellington super-city.
The Petone Arena appears to be on its deathbed, because of overwhelming public opposition.
'Appalling campaign of misinformation'
Most Lower Hutt residents want to demolish their city's historic halls, a council survey has revealed, but annual plan submissions tell a different story.
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