The relationship between the Hutt City Council and its regional counterpart has turned sour.
Prisoner escapes from custody of two Corrections officers while in hospital.
Another Petone industrial property seen as a potential big box retail development site changes hands.
The cost of the proposed Lower Hutt events centre and town hall upgrade is rising fast.
Wellington's two main train lines are out of action after two separate problems.
Decomposing tree frog and parasitic wasps travelled to our supermarkets on bananas from Ecuador.
Pest control professionals predict a busy summer for white-tailed spiders and Asian paper wasps.
Planned review of Maori health providers has been labelled as racist and sparked calls for autonomy.
One under-privileged Hutt Valley primary school will gain $27,000 while another will lose $80,000 a year after changes to decile ratings.
Salvation Army says more single men are going without power and hot water to make ends meet.
A Hutt Valley medical centre is planning "walk in" clinics.
Drivers are being warned to expect delays after a crash on State Highway 2 into Wellington this morning.
There are plans to replace Melling bridge within a decade.
An event built on the Kiwi traditions of DIY and drinking beer is finding plenty of takers.
There has been a crash on SH2 near the BP between Petone and Ngauranga Gorge.
An eight-year process to define river flood hazard areas in Upper Hutt will start again.
Schoolyard accidents in the Hutt Valley cost ACC nearly $750,000 in payouts last year.
A man is jailed for murdering a young hairdresser while he was paranoid after synthetic cannabis use.
Plans for a Lower Hutt retirement village are on hold until the developer has fully consulted with residents.
Fewer Hutt Valley beneficiaries needed extra help to pay bills this winter but some went without hot water.
Lack of proper care by senior doctors led to permanent disability of recently born baby.
Hutt Valley's new top policeman plans to target burglaries and car thefts in the valley.
More than $4.2 million will be spent on cycle and walking paths in Upper Hutt.
Hutt City Council is taking legal advice as the Wellington region braces for an amalgamation.
Kiwi families deprived of opportunities to own homes, says Labour MP Trevor Mallard.
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Work on adding 56 berths to Seaview Marina is about to get under way as part of a major development of the area.
Wellington regional council has released plans for a $10m flood protection project for Upper Hutt.
One of Wellington's oldest schools is celebrating 150 years of educating young minds.
Rumour became reality for 40 workers at the Wellpack packaging company in Wallaceville last week.
Back in the day, the Wellington Wildcats dominated stockcar racing nationally - and they may do so again.
Kickstarter for "Refold" cardboard desks has earned $43,490 in backing, with 20 days still to go.
Gillinghams lift the lid off century-old house to build a replica ground-floor for foster children.
The Hutt Valley continues to outshine the rest of the Wellington region, with its median house prices continuing to rise.
The gloss is coming off Lower Hutt's Dowse Art Museum for its main funder.
More than 20 Hutt eateries have been labelled "not up to standard", but none have been forced to close.
Mexican corn chips made in New Zealand are spicing up the market in Japan.
A former convent in Taita will be moved to make way for low-cost housing.
The Hutt River stopbank design has been queried by a NIWA scientist who says it could mean more floods.
Loans of more than $10 million have been approved for Upper Hutt City Council this financial year.
Petone photographer uses drone to capture birds' eye view videos of the Hutt Valley.
Man chased up a tree while fleeing a police dog will appear in court on cannabis charges.
Morphine overdose that killed a Lower Hutt man last year was not deliberate, a coroner has found.
Wellington's only drive-in cinema is gearing up for a busy summer ahead.
WelTec plans to demolish the old quake prone Petone courthouse and turn it into a park.
Two Mongrel Mob members are found guilty of murder after brutal attack between rival factions.
Risk of serious floods along the Hutt River is much greater than disaster planners calculated.
The Heart of the Hutt group is calling for action to change plans for the city centre's revamp.
Nineteen staff will be made redundant when production of the Trackside television channels shifts from Avalon.
Police have explained the reason for Wainuiomata Hill speed camera, after the Hutt City mayor labelled it ''a bit extreme''.
Hutt City Council should refund more than $1 million from unlawful parking tickets, says a man whose $12 fine exposed a giant legal loophole.
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