Hutt News

Seal 'on the loose' in Lower Hutt

A seal relaxes along the Waiwhetu Stream in Lower Hutt.

Lower Hutt's young seal pup is better behaved than one causing commotion up north.

Big scrum sets up HOBM win

HOBM fullback Blake McGregor evades a Tawa defender. HOBM won the match 28-22.

A big scrummaging effort gave Hutt Old Boys Marist the momentum to beat Tawa 28-22 on Saturday.

The Wellingtonian

Toxic spills affecting stream

Karori West Normal School pupils Thomas Newman, left, and Henry Fricke, stand on the bridge of Waipahihi stream feeding the eels.

Pollution at a Karori stream is so bad teachers at a nearby school can smell diesel in their staffroom.

Life after a brain tumour

Wellington student Tommie Maharaj carried a rock with the word hope throughout his ordeal.

Tommie Maharaj was at university alone one night in February 2014 when the right side of his body collapsed.

Wairarapa News

Chatroom sex assailant sentenced

Kayne Storm McIntyre in Masterton District Court last year.

Man who indecently assaulted a girl he met online gets community detention.

Volunteer fireman's attacker jailed

Milton Haira at his sentencing in the Wellington District Court for wounding firefighter Peter Fisher.

Family tells court how Peter Fisher was left unrecognisable by the attack.

Kapi-Mana News

Power out on cold, snowy morn gallery video

Freezing conditions on the Rimutaka Hill Road north of Wellington.

Power was cut to 34,000 northern Wellington homes on Monday morning as snow fell around the region.

School moves on from floods video

Flooding at Tawa School.

Flood-hit classrooms at a Wellington school should be moved, says principal.

Upper Hutt Leader

Jason makes the Junior Black Sox

Upper Hutt's Jason Tanirau, broken arm and all, is Australain bound with the Junior Black Sox softball team. Photo: COLIN WILLIAMS

Jason Tanirau’s softball career is on a roll — broken arm and all.

Rockers fight way to regional final

18052015. BRUCE POOL. UPPER HUTT LEADER/FAIRFAX NZ. Upper Hutt College student Lochie Noble performs solo at the Smokefree Rockquest 2015 local heat held at Sacred Heart College, Lower Hutt, on May 16.

Upper Hutt College student Lochie Noble performs solo. Noble made headlines as a thirteen-year-old in July last year after he hit the streets busking to raise money for Bob Dylan concert tickets.

Kapiti Observer

Historic mall announces expansion

Concept design for an expanded  food court at Coastlands Shopping Centre.

Mall uses vacant space

Long road to recovery for flood family

Anja Ferguson, right, with Charlotte and Hannah Maguire, front and middle, in their now-drained lounge. With them is friend Jazmin Doughty, whose family put the Ferguson/Maguire clan up for the night after the flood.

A week on from widespread flooding in Kapiti, the Fergusons are living in hotel while cleaning up their home.

Horowhenua Mail

Historic mall announces expansion

Concept design for an expanded  food court at Coastlands Shopping Centre.

Mall uses vacant space

RSA seeks way out of debt

The RSA has received requests to use the poppy three or four times a day for the last four weeks, more than any other year in recent memory.

Levin RSA properties are being put on the market to help stem the club's rising debt levels.

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