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Hutt Valley

Ex-doctor to pay for poisoning cat

Sophie Pugsley's cat Sonny, 2, before he was poisoned.

Dennis Wong enticed neighbour's cat to eat mince laced with antifreeze.

Students claim their history on stage

03052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  St Orans/St Bernard's Colleges production of Te Rakau's Dog & Bone. As audience ...

It's not in our history curriculum but Hutt pupils find another way to examine the NZ Wars.

Appeal withdrawal ends long battle

The tiny strip of land has been fought over since 2004.

 Long running Hutt property dispute finally resolved.

Burglaries on the rise

A police district scene of crime officer dusting for prints as part of a forensic examination of a car.

Police urging Hutt Valley residents to protect their property against a rise in burglaries.

Teen bailed on hit and run charge

The car from a suspected hit and run in Stokes Valley.

Strict monitoring ordered for 14-year-old accused of crashing into road worker.

Julian stars in hunt for the selfie

Julian Dennison and Sam Neill star in Taika Waititi's film Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Hutt fans celebrate one their own as Wilderpeople movie continues golden run.

Using strength as a tool

Rosalie Watson, 25, says strength training is a great way for women to build self-confidence. Photo: ROSS DE ROUFFIGNAC

  Reshaping the way women feel about body image.

First in penguin safety

Sally Bain is hoping that dogs Bell can be taught to leave Eastbourne's penguins alone.

A New Zealand first to protect penguins.

Alexis on time for 150 games

Alexis Time played his 150th game for HOBM in the McBain Shield clash with Petone. He was escorted by Oakley, 7, and ...

Alexis Time enjoying rugby despite broken neck.

New sports awards for Hutt

Upper Hutt mountain biker Kim Hurst is a finalist in the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Finalists found for Inaugural Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Long weekend traffic

Holiday traffic is expected to be heavy on SH1 at the Otaihanga roundabout on the Kapiti Coast this weekend and also on SH2.

Expect delays this weekend on SH1 and SH2 because of people heading away for Anzac weekend.

Manslaughter and mayhem

Te Awhiahua Toko who was stabbed in a Naenae home last weekend.

Is a recent spate of serious crimes in Lower Hutt a blip on the radar or a sign of something more serious?

Threat prompts Wainui mall action

The Warehouse has put plans to close its Wainuiomata store on hold after the owners of the suburb's mall promised a ...

Mall owners promise revamp next year after The Warehouse announces intention to move out.

Buddy, can you spare a job? video

Ian has resorted to direct marketing himself on Petone Esplanade, after encountering difficulty finding a job despite ...

Ian says his age is keeping him out of a job so he's taken his search to the streets.

Murder charge over stabbing

Te Awhiahua Toko died on Tuesday night as a result of stabs wounds she received at a Naenae house on Sunday.

Police upgrade charges against Lower Hutt man after 17-year-old died from her stabbing injuries.

Death follows her video

Kelly Kirk, mother of Daryl Kirk, who was found guilty of manslaughter for shooting Kelly's partner, Adam Watkins.

She dated the notorious Graeme Burton, a woman OD-ed in her living room, and last year her daughter killed her partner.

'It breaks my heart' video

Daryl Kirk enters court to hear the jury's verdict on the charge of murdering Adam Watkins.

Mum reacts as jury finds her daughter guilty of killing her partner.

Caught in turmoil of others' lives video

Daryl Kirk waits in the dock in the High Court at Wellington, shortly before the jury returned to find her guilty of the ...

How a shy teenager ended up killing her mother's violent partner with a rifle.

Hit and run victim out of hospital

The car which was involved in a suspected hit and run in Stokes Valley.

Food parcels and gifts have been collected for a man run over by a car fleeing police in Stokes Valley.

Stabbing victim dies

ESR forensic experts will continue to examine the scene until Thursday.

Police now looking at homicide investigation after 17-year-old girl succumbs to injuries.

Cleanup duty for fight club teens

Images taken from a video posted online showing an organised fight between teenagers in Wainuiomata.

Students caught cheering on fighters have been given holiday punishment.

Rail journey marks centenary

The Passchendaele Express will take memorial rides from Petone to Wellington on Anzac Day.

The historic locomotive AB608 Passchendaele will feature at Petone this Anzac Day.

'He looked remarkably calm' video

Forensic experts examine the scene in Sladden St, Naenae, on Monday.

Neighbours in Naenae saw a distressed woman in street and the teen lying wounded on her side.

Road worker hit in police chase

Police have launched an investigation into the incident and have a cordon in place between Stokes Valley Rd and Glen Rd..

A car fleeing from police hit a man controlling road works in Stokes Valley.

What berk left the 'e' out?

Hutt City Council says it knows the sign for Berkeley Rd was spelled wrongly, and is working to get it fixed.

Berkeley Rd sign replaced by council - with its name misspelled.

'It was either him or me'

Daryl Kirk's tears were not for her victim Adam Watkins, the Crown has said.

Defence: Shy teen had seconds to decide how to defend herself against a drugged Watkins raging with a cleaver,

Woman stabbed in Naenae

A woman was wounded in Lower Hutt stabbing on Sunday.

Woman wounded in Lower Hutt stabbing

Fresh look at cycleway plans video

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown riding the controversial cycleway in Island Bay.

Newly announced independent review described as "a major embarrassment for Wellington".

Granny's neck cut at Bunnings

Naenae grandmother Fiona Flood,44.

A grandmother's neck was cut by a knife thrown from a Lower Hutt hardware store.

Police seek armed robbers

CCTV pictures released by police show the two men who robbed a New World supermarket in Stokes Valley on Thursday morning.

Police seek armed thieves after New World supermarket robbery.

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