Hutt News

Lasers aimed at planes

A green laser beam similar to the ones aimed at planes flying over the Hutt Valley.

Green laser beams are being aimed at planes passing over the Hutt Valley.

Playhouse delivered on teens' path to work

Excited Petone Kindergarten kids explore the new playhouse built for them by WelTec?s Trades Academy carpentry students including, from left, Jesse Tooala, Teufolau Feki and David Thompson.

A tiny house for pint-sized clients but teenagers from WelTec’s Trades Academy walked tall on Wednesday.

The Wellingtonian

Mayor cuts down on travel costs

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown.

Celia Wade-Brown's international travel is in line to cost less than half the previous mayor's.

Black Dog cabaret no downer

The late Robbie Tripe.

Wellington's theatrical community will gather on Sunday to remember and celebrate to life of actor Robbie Tripe.

Wairarapa News

Town hall project in doubt

A funding shortfall could put a halt to the proposed Waihinga Centre in Martinborough.

A $1 million shortfall could mean Martinborough's planned new community centre is scrapped.

From waste land to wetland

Hamiora Robinson, Shiloh Cayless, Charli Capper, Cyrus Karaitiana, Andy Duncan, Mariyah Namana and Addison Burland at Carterton District COuncil planting south of the waste water plant.

Planting of 2000 plants is the first step in turning Wairarapa waste land into a wetland area.

Kapi-Mana News

Aged care facility for Whitby

An artist's impression of the proposed aged care facility at Whitby Lakes Retirement Village.

Whitby is to get a new 60-bed aged care facility.

Black Dog cabaret no downer

The late Robbie Tripe.

Wellington's theatrical community will gather on Sunday to remember and celebrate to life of actor Robbie Tripe.

Upper Hutt Leader

Lasers aimed at planes

A green laser beam similar to the ones aimed at planes flying over the Hutt Valley.

Green laser beams are being aimed at planes passing over the Hutt Valley.

Infant deaths prompt hui

Caregivers' smoking and bed sharing are two risk factors for Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI).

Caregivers must keep vigilant to curb the growing number of infants suffering sudden deaths.

Kapiti Observer

Artists in the dark over trail

Otaki carver Malcolm McCrea with his artwork which was deemed unworthy for this year's Kapiti Arts Trail.

Two community artists are questioning the council's approach to this year's Kapiti Arts Trail.  

X-rated messages and images cover Otaki playground

Otaki's Matta Products staff member Debbie Howell, with some of the offensive graffiti that now covers their publicly-open children's play area.

X-rated vandals have forced the closure of an Otaki playground, and the owners want those responsible to front up, and clean it up.

Horowhenua Mail

Artists in the dark over trail

Otaki carver Malcolm McCrea with his artwork which was deemed unworthy for this year's Kapiti Arts Trail.

Two community artists are questioning the council's approach to this year's Kapiti Arts Trail.  

Graduate a world first

Levin woman Joyce Onland is about to graduate as a chiropractic radiologist, in a world first.

A Horowhenua woman is about to graduate as the world's first chiropractic radiologist trained outside America.

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