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Paddison ready for success

Gareth Paddison recently teamed up with European Tour coach Ian Godleman. Paddison has been a pro since 2001 and hopes ...

Gareth Paddison still looking to improve.

HVHS reunion canned

Not too much love for the Hutt Valley High School's 90th reunion  - it's been cancelled  due to a lack of interest.

 Lack of interest behind Hutt Valley High School calling of reunion.

Drink up for a good cause

Queen of Jackson bartender Jade Williams pours a Karma Keg pint. There have been 43 Hutt Valley charities and community ...

Fancy paying $30 for a pint of beer? Some Petone punters are more than happy to do so.

Kitten explosion follows warm autumn

Susan McNair  pictured in 2014 with Faith who required vet treatment costing $1300.

Kitten explosion blamed on global warming.

Hutt track finally nearing completion

Craig Cottrill takes in the sweeping views from the Te Whiti Riser track. .

Hutt walking track to open after long delays.

Ingham twin remanded on bail

Sarah Alice Ingham.

Ingham twin remanded on bail in Lower Hutt for another week.

Legal threat over nikau palms

Robert Ashe with Green Party Green MP Eugenie Sage in October 2015. Behind them are two of the nikau palms in Woburn  ...

East Harbour Environmental Association threaten legal action to protect trees in Hutt City.

Wallace a shoo-in for mayor?

The Lower Hutt mayoralty also comes with use of a a plug-in electric SUV. Are you sure you don't want to go for it?

No-one has yet stepped forward to challenge for Lower Hutt's mayoral chains.

Wanted man arrested in hotel

Dean Kahukiwa was arrested on Thursday afternoon after police executed a warrant.

Dean Kahukiwa tried to run from police, but was quickly caught.

Valley skaters step it up for UNICEF

Valley Inline speed skaters in action for UNICEF to The Professionals Recreation Hall on Sunday are Georgia Hurley, ...

Young athletes take part in a global challenge for UNICEF.

Busy footballing life paying off

St Pat's Silverstream football goalkeeper Connor Maxwell has been selected for a national under-17 training squad.

Connor Maxwell is a busy young footballer.

Warning on wanted man

Wiremu Workman is wanted by Lower Hutt police.

Police say Wiremu Workman should not be approached.

A lifetime of cricket remembered

Keith Smith.

Long time cricket player and official Keith Smith died at Te Omanga Hospice on June 6 after a lengthy illness.

Upper Hutt looks to keep up its standards

Wayne Guppy: ‘‘I’m supportive of it and can really see its worth.’’

Upper Hutt will apply to be one of the city councils included in the first year of a national independent standards system.

Sold: New builds snapped up

Jamie Gillies, left, and Phil Savage at the former CIT site, where 27 houses will be built late this year. All have been ...

Demand for housing in the Wellington region is creating a building boom for Upper Hutt.

Depth gives Wainui coach confidence

Frae Wilson looks to offload in the tackle of Jack Cooke. Wainuiomata scored 31 second half points but still lost to Old ...

 Wainuiomata building to Jubilee Cup success.

The legacy of Rangi and Erenora

(The late) Erenora Puketapu-Hetet, a nationally renowned weaver, and Rangi Hetet, master carver.  Work by the Waiwhetu ...

New Dowse exhibition celebrates the work of two Hutt pioneers of Maori art.

Come and talk to us, Mr English

Taita College students Teagan Tautala-Hanita and Kaisa Fa'atui think Bill English should pay another visit to their ...

Bill English suggested it, so we spoke to high achieving 16 year olds from Pomare

Ingham twin back in court

Sarah Ingham, left, with her twin sister Joanne at Auckland Airport in 1998.

One of the notorious ship-jumpers has resurfaced in a Lower Hutt courtroom.

Ashe says "no" paying Hutt City

Robert Ashe is refusing to pay the Hutt City Council for official information he has requested.

Council asks Eastbourne Community Board member to pay $722 for information.

Waterloo block could suit apartments

The former Burroughs Building in Waterloo is for sale with apartments being suggested as a potential use.

Old Burroughs Building for sale.

Two people you never want to meet

You don't want to end up on mortuary technician Simone Hall's slab. She tells of the grisly reality of working with ...

One cleans up crashes, the other cleans up bodies - and neither wants to see you in their place of work.

Man in intensive care after fire video

Senior Station Officer Rob Sullivan inspects the damage following the blaze.

An early morning fire in Lower Hutt has left two people injured, one seriously.

Skeleton helps golfers

Former pro Lynnette Godleman (nee Brooky) tries out the 3D Bull system that her husband believes will revolutionise golf.

Manor Park gold pro using the latest 3D technology.

Old Burroughs building for sale

An 830 square metre building on Birch St is up for sale.

The former Burroughs building in Lower Hutt needs a new owner.

Filling the flat-pack gap

Anna Goihooly and Rips Cassels of Plyhome, a Hutt-based furniture start-up. Their bassinet can be transformed into a ...

With no Ikea in sight for NZ, Wellington firm steps into the breach with high quality flat-pack kids' furniture.

Netballer now making mark in sevens

Kaden,11,Gerrard,3, Falaniko,5, Gene Solia-Gibb and Luke Gibb, holding one year-old Isaia. Saturday is always a big day ...

Gene Solia-Gibb makes remarkable transition to sevens.

Shutting out winter cold in Wainui

Pull together: This 2014 photo shows Sustainability Trust Curtain Bank workers Erika Grant, left, and Shelali Shetty.  ...

Free, lined curtains for living rooms are being offered to low-income families in Wainuiomata.

Teaching poi to the world

Tectonic Timepiece, a work by Lower Hutt's Carrie Burke that won the jewellery award at the World Art Games in Montenegro.

 Two Hutt Valley artists return from World Art Games with top prizes.

Reliving 1945 rugby clash

Roy Sinclair, 89, was a special guest at Silvertream St Patrick?s College for their annual encounter with rugby rivals ...

Rugby rivals relive 1945 match.

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