Hutt News

Quake coats for Kaikoura dogs

Coco shows off one of the coats made by Wellington fashion designer Louise Stichbury for anxiety-stricken dogs after the ...

A group of Lower Hutt fashion students have done their bit for earthquake relief by making comfort clothes for our furry friends.

Enviroschool goes for gold

The Envirogroup plant a Totara with Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy.

An Upper Hutt School had gained Green Gold and now is mentoring other schools.

The Wellingtonian

BNZ closes Newtown branch

Newtown shopkeeper Nelish Vallabh is planning on changing banks following the closure.

The closure of BNZ's Newtown branch is causing a stir in the suburb with residents irked at the lack of information they received from the bank.

Giving students a career 'leg-up'

According to a 2016 MYOB survey, 44 per cent of employers don't think the tertiary education system gives students the ...

A new Wellington business is establishing itself on the principle of providing work experience to marketing students.

Wairarapa News

Jungle war vet honoured

Malaysia and Borneo war veteran Cyril Matiaha with his Certificate of Appreciate he received from the Minister of ...

His time in the sweltering heat and dense jungles of South East Asia half a century ago changed him forever.

Meth network uncovered

Police have made three arrests for methamphetamine.

A methamphetamine network linked to the Head Hunters gang in Wairarapa has been uncovered.

Kapi-Mana News

New emergency base in Porirua

Porirua City Council has purchased a new building to house their Emergency Operations Centre.

The council has purchased a $1.5 million property to house its emergency operations site.

Souness moves past major injury

Netballer Whitney Souness in action for Wellington last year, just days before her bad knee injury.

Porirua's Whitney Souness is ready to hit the ground running for the Pulse in next year's ANZ Netball Elite League.

Upper Hutt Leader

Bollards unwanted and ugly

Carolanne Anderton-Smith, a volunteer at the Upper Hutt Hospice  Shop, is unhappy with the new concrete bollards at the ...

Concrete bollards at a Main St pedestrian crossing are a necessary safety measure, the Upper Hutt council says.

Library hours change for the better

Mike Ryan, UH city council community services director

There will be anything but uniform opening times at the Upper Hutt library from early next year.

Kapiti Observer

Recycling confusion in Kapiti

Otaki resident Ann Chapman, who was surprised when her recycling bin was removed by her rubbish collector.

The first stage of recycling rage was confusion, then came mistrust and then anger.

Kapiti's karate kid video

Karate kid Jacob Waugh.

Young karate champ inspired by Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and, of course, his mum.

Horowhenua Mail

Skelton farewelled in Levin

Bill Skelton photographed after his last raceday ride during the 1983-84 season.

'Bustling Bill', the first kiwi jockey to ride 2000 winners, was farewelled in Levin.

Police actions chilling

Horowhenua deputy mayor Ross Campbell is about to be rolled.

OPINION: Police explanation for call to protester inadequate.

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