Hutt Valley

Hutt Valley

Hutt hospice to rebuild

A concept plan of the entrance way to the rebuilt Te Omanga Hospice.

Te Omanga Hospice needs $10m to demolish its quake-prone building and build a new one.

Did a quake damage the aquifer?

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water tap, running water

We answer this, and other questions about the E-coli found in Lower Hutt's water.

From 'Fats' to fighting fit video

Fats Moke is a big man with a gang history who has worked with Dr Tom Mulholland to get his diabetes under control.

After a shock diabetes diagnosis, former mobster "Fats" Moke is fighting back against losing his legs.

Car upside down on railway tracks video

Car ends up on railway tracks after veering off road

A drunk driver veered off the road, ploughed through a fence and flipped, disrupting late-night trains.

A shade for every face

Once the shade is perfect, the formula is poured into the lipstick mold and left to set for about 15 minutes.

Custom cosmetics are a big deal in New York, and now they're available in Lower Hutt.

'We don't need 13 Reasons Why'

Aroha McKenzie lost her daughter, Jacinta, to suicide in 2015 and faces a real experience similar to the controversial ...

Mum reads a heartfelt open letter to teenage daughter who took her own life.

Blind athlete tackles Crazyman race

Blind athlete Neelu Jennings will take on the Crazyman multisport race with support from other participants.

Neelu Jennings won't let her disability bother her when she lines up for the Crazyman race.

Suspcious fire in Lower Hutt

Police and fire crews are at the scene of a shed fire in Lower Hutt this morning.

Police and fire officers are investigating a suspicious fire in the Lower Hutt suburb of Epuni.

Two battle for survival

Survivor NZ contestant Avi Duckor-Jones

Pair from Wellington beat out more than 8000 contestants to hit the jungle

Prayers on council agenda queried

Lower Hutt councillor Chris Milne took issue with Christian prayers being added to the committee meeting agenda, "in ...

Lower Hutt councillor criticises inclusion of "religious statement" at meeting.

Suspected brawl at Wainui shop

Reports of fighting in a shop on Wainuiomata's Queen St has prompted a police response. (FILE PHOTO)

Police respond to reports of a Wainuiomata shopkeeper being hit in the head.

Claims of violence at rugby match

A player was allegedly kicked in the head following a Stokes Valley v Johnsonville match on Saturday. (FILE)

It's alleged multiple king hit punches were thrown and a player was kicked in the head during a rugby game in Wellington.

Positive results aplenty

Head teacher Debbie Whitely is looking forward to catching up with past students at Titiro Whakamua's 20-year reunion.

The Titiro Whakamua Hutt Valley teen parent unit is turning 20.

A fresh face for Rimutaka

Carolyn O'Fallon, the National candidate for Rimutaka, out and about in Upper Hutt.

Carolyn O'Fallon has been announced as the National Party candidate for Rimutaka

War games, teddies and Tai Chi

The Women's Royal Naval Service (the Wrens)

Upper Hutt's Audrey Harper has an interesting naval history.

Fundraising for defence

Supporters of Susan Dale Austen outside Wellington District Court in February.

Right-to-die groups launch global backing for capital campaigner.

Shakespeare meets steampunk

Titania Queen of the Fairies summons her fairies, Cobweb, Mustard-seed, Moth and Pease-blossom in Hutt Repertory ...

A new take on A Midsummer Night's Dream opens it up to people of all ages.

Stepping up to the global plate

Upper Hutt city councillor Hellen Swales.

Upper Hutt city councillor earns international advocacy role in 'natural progression' of duties.

The ultimate challenge

Phil Thorn was hit with meningitis in 2008 and since then has been blind, deaf and partially paralysed. Next month he ...

Nearly 10 years ago Phil Thorn was left deaf, blind and partially paralysed. Now he'll be cycling through Arthur's Pass

Our Anzac Day services

The Anzac Day Dawn Service held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 2016.

Here's everything you need to know for services and events across Wellington, Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay.

Hutt water chlorination continues

Queues at the artesian aquifer at Buick St, Petone, in February after a reservoir in Naenae had tested positive for E-coli.

Artesian wells remain off limits after Hutt drinking water tested positive for E coli.

Work with residents recognised

Celebrating the Alzheimer's NZ Dementia-Friendly award. From left, MP Chris Hipkins, Catherine Hall from Alzheimers NZ, ...

Fergusson Retirement Village first retirement village to score Alzheimers NZ Dementia-Friendly Award.

Teens take game to Ireland

Upper Hutt City junior footballers Dan McKay and Josh McCarroll compete in the 'Super Cup' in Northern Ireland in July.

Upper Hutt junior footballers have been picked for youth team to compete in Northern Ireland.

Woman charged with aiding suicide

Supporters of Susan Dale Austen gathered for one of her court appearances. (File photo)

Susan Austen was already accused of importing a euthanasia drug after the death of Annemarie Treadwell​ in 2016.

Fire in Wainuiomata

Police and fire attended the incident on Thursday evening. (FILE PHOTO)

A fire that collapsed the roof of a house is to be investigated by specialists.

Terrified of pterodactyls

Comedian Patch Lambert will be performing at Bats Theatre from May 2 to 6.

Billy T nominee Patch Lambert has come a long way since he imagined pterodactyls flying around his childhood home

Singing the songs of the seas

NZ Music Hall of Fame member Moana Maniapoto stars in the show "My Name is Moana", featuring at Centre Stage on Friday ...

From pubs in the Arctic circle to Borneo rainforests, Moana Maniapoto has played it all.

Police called to capital train

The Petone train station, where police were called to on Thursday morning (File photo).

Hutt Valley commuters had to deal with a large and angry man on their train on Thursday morning.

Rates rises: who's up for what

Kapiti Coast Mayor K Gurunathan says some councils are eating their future.

Proposed rates hikes go out for consultation across the Wellington region.

Two prison guards injured

Two guards are in hospital after an incident at Rimutaka Prison. (File photo)

Assault by three inmates at Rimutaka Prison puts two guards in hospital.

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