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Origin players favoured over import

Matt Dalley, playing here for Feilding Old Boys in the Manawatu, is an ‘‘origin’’ player for Wairarapa-Bush.

Wairarapa-Bush coach Josh Syms is putting "origin" ahead of "import" in his efforts to cast the net wide for top rugby talent.

Vigilance urged to fight crime

A thief will break into a car for the price of a burger.

Police and neighbourhoods are joining forces to combat the ongoing scourge of burglary, thefts and vehicle crimes around Wairarapa.

Move from Auckland to Upper Hutt and bank half a million

A house in the market in Sandringham, Auckland, for over $700,000.

Can't afford to buy in Auckland? Struggling to gather a big enough deposit to live in Wellington or Christchurch?

Hutt News

Shared care records can enhance patient safety

The shared care record system launched in the Hutt Valley means clinicians at Hutt Hospital and the After Hours clinic will be able to call up medication and diagnoses data records from a patient's GP.

An electronic patient shared care record system has been picked up by 19 of the Hutt Valley's 24 general practices.

Works starts on Wainui bridge

Artist's impression of the proposed $820,000 foot and cycle bridge to be constructed at the summit of Wainuiomata hill road.

Construction of the long-awaited cycle and pedestrian bridge at the Wainuiomata hill road summit starts this week.

The Wellingtonian

Shelter hours limited

Wellington Night Shelter.

Wellington City Council increases its annual grant to the Night Shelter, but not as much as was hoped.

Container cafe gets people talking

Baristas Georgia Hudson and Kirk Hodgson say Stories Coffee has intrigued pedestrians in lower Cuba St.

Wellington's first container cafe is serving up jobs for young baristas.

Wairarapa News

Origin players favoured over import

Matt Dalley, playing here for Feilding Old Boys in the Manawatu, is an ‘‘origin’’ player for Wairarapa-Bush.

Wairarapa-Bush coach Josh Syms is putting "origin" ahead of "import" in his efforts to cast the net wide for top rugby talent.

Vigilance urged to fight crime

A thief will break into a car for the price of a burger.

Police and neighbourhoods are joining forces to combat the ongoing scourge of burglary, thefts and vehicle crimes around Wairarapa.

Kapi-Mana News

Real estate agent fined $10k

Wellington real estate agent Chris Gollins has been fined $10,000 for disgraceful conduct.

The Porirua real estate agent found guilty of disgraceful conduct has been fined $10,000, but says the leniency of the fine clears him of suspicion.

Doco embraces Samoan language

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A new Samoan language documentary highlights the issues facing Porirua Harbour.

Upper Hutt Leader

Move from Auckland to Upper Hutt and bank half a million

A house in the market in Sandringham, Auckland, for over $700,000.

Can't afford to buy in Auckland? Struggling to gather a big enough deposit to live in Wellington or Christchurch?

Drawing his way to Hollywood

An illustration by Upper Hutt artist Amit Dutta.

It's not every day a Hutt Valley artist is flown to Hollywood to receive an award named after the founder of Scientology.

Kapiti Observer

Rallying to help Nepal

Earthquake damage in Tripureshwor, Kathmandu.

With two Paekakariki residents in Nepal, the community is rallying to help the quake relief effort there.

Want 70-year marriage? Break a leg

Molly and Harrie Keene set to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

"We've had no extreme world events to live through. That molds people's characters."

Horowhenua Mail

Pfeiler leads Kiwis to clean sweep

Jordyn Pfeiler, with ball, in action at last year's world championships in France.

A Kapiti canoe polo player has led New Zealand to victory in the Oceania championships.

Buried treasure found

The anchor, thought to date from as far back as the 1850s, which was unearthed from a Foxton riverbank.

A group of Foxton friends have literally stumbled onto buried treasure, uncovering an anchor that could date back to the mid 1800s.

Hawkes Bay Sun

Ministry fish data weak

Recreational fishers say snapper numbers off Hawke's Bay are dwindling.

Ministry's own research shows there is "a high level of uncertainty" around snapper numbers off Hawke's Bay.

Brothers ready to toss in the tea towel.

Alex and Bill Paxie who are selling the National Cafe in Napier. It has been in the family for 80 years.

Napier's longest running restaurant, The National Cafe, is closing down after almost 80 years in business.

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