A man has been arrested following a spate of green-thumbed burglaries in Lower Hutt.
US entrepreneurs who moved to a quiet rural valley outside Upper Hutt now own another 4 square kilometres of it.
The closure of Unilever's laundry powder plant is proposed, with the possible loss of 58 jobs.
Plans to increase water storage or manage demand are on hold because use of drinking water has eased.
Wellington Racing Club will welcome thousands when the festive season kicks off with Trentham Christmas at the Races.
KAROLINE TUCKEY - Upper Hutt Leader
A new report shows 11 people suffered further harm or died following mistakes in their care by the Hutt Valley District Health Board last year.
Too many Hutt babies die in their sleep, and extended families must be part of the solution, a medical campaigner says.
NICHOLAS BOYACK - Hutt News
One of New Zealand's leading experts on Modern Movement architecture is calling on Hutt City Council to reconsider its decision to demolish the town and horticultural halls.
Four Hutt council reserves, including the site of Naenae Bowling Club, could be up for sale.
The value of homes in Alicetown and Moera gained the most in a flat local market, 2013 revaluations show.
Police are talking to two teenagers as firefighters battle a deliberately-lit blaze in Lower Hutt.
Two men charged with killing Alonsio Iafeta Matalasi in Petone have pleaded not guilty.
Hopes are fading for a man who went missing from his Naenae home eight days ago.
Petone continues its rise as the Hutt Valley's most fashionable, hip suburb.
A man convicted of manslaughter who became eligible for release from prison the day he was sentenced has been denied parole.
The man charged over the burglary of a Lower Hutt motel who was allegedly caught on CCTV has been remanded in custody.
A man who used a Facebook to convince girls to send him naked photos had an online "fantasy world".
An autistic man missing since Sunday was paranoid police were after him.
A teenager accused of shooting a cat through the head with a crossbow has appeared in court.
Plans for an off-licence liquor store in central Upper Hutt looks set to be challenged.
Three teens accused of kidnap have been had their cases put off until mid-December.
Police are concerned for the safety of an autistic man who has been missing since Sunday.
After nearly 33 years as a history and social studies teacher at Upper Hutt College, Philip Stopforth is leaving.
Strong opposition to any reorganisation of Upper Hutt dominated two Local Government Commission meetings.
Phil Sprey is using video technology to support rule changes allowing dogs on part of Days Bay beach.
The doors will close for the last time at the Petone Methodist Church more than 130 years after they first opened.
Lower Hutt may have its sights set on becoming a "Gigatown" but a Petone couple say it proved anything but easy to get ultra-fast broadband.
Concern for an autistic man missing for two day is growing as the weather threatens to pack in.
Three teenagers were threatened and assaulted in a kidnapping ordeal that lasted five hours.
A grinning burglar who crept around inside a Hutt motel has been identified and possibly linked to other crimes.
A woman who spent the night lost in the bush was rescued by a newly-trained police dog.
Drivers with worn tyres are being pinged in Lower Hutt, even if they have valid warrant of fitness stickers.
Police have released photos of the two getaway cars used in the armed robbery of a security van in Upper Hutt.
'Ratbags' dump van, damage Rona wharf
Police were called in to haul a stolen van from the sea near Eastbourne, Wellington this morning.
Lakes and rivers around Wellington are some of the most polluted, and the dairy boom will only increase problem.
A woman is distraught after being sexually assaulted during a home invasion in Upper Hutt yesterday.
Police are piecing together how a woman ended up in hospital after a knife blade was embedded in her stomach.
A truck driver who had a 'World War III' shouting match with his boss has been awarded $8700.
The city council has taken the first step towards controlling the sale of legal highs but lacks the power to ban their sale outright.
Technology used to record a bird's eye view of cattle is being trialled as a way to monitor toxic algae in the Hutt River.
Police abandoned a chase late last night, but later found the driver on a side road.
A symbolic relic with a past surrounded by death-defying adventure has been unveiled in the Hutt Valley.
A Trentham home has survived being yanked by trucks to test its strength - but it is still doomed.
AgResearch has begun to sell off some of its facilities, with its Upper Hutt property the first to go on the market.
A party of students celebrating the end of their exams spent a freezing night in the Kaitoke Gorge and had to be rescued by helicopter.
Two men have been charged with murdering Petone man Sio Matalasi, almost three months after he was shot dead.
For most of his life, Charlie Bailey has been unable to eat, and he has spent a third of his short life in hospital.
Teenage sisters Danni and Asleigh Halcrow have had a life long fascination with speedway racing.
A Hutt Valley website for kids has proven to be so popular that a version for grown-ups is about to be rolled out, with the possibility of the concept going nationwide.
Upper Hutt Leader
The shape and make up of the new Upper Hutt City Council will become known today.
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