Hutt News

Do Summer in Dowse Square

Former head of music at Taita College, Jhan Lindsay, will perform soulful songs on February 18

Musical events are happening in Dowse Square again this summer.

Sri Lankan dance to celebrate Waitangi Day

From left: Seyara Surendra, 11, Nethlni Parangama, 9, and Nethara Lamahewa, 10 get ready for dance practice at the Sri ...

Sri Lankan and Kiwi culture will blend together in a Waitangi performance

The Wellingtonian

A ride inclined to be interesting

Overseas visitors David Duncan and Rebecca Colvin, from America and England respectively, at the start of their Rimutaka ...

The Rimutaka Incline is easy going in the saddle and, with its history, something different.

Wellington women join global march

To prepare for the march, participants have been working together on placards explaining why they are protesting.

Hundreds expected to join solidarity march as Donald Trump is inaugurated.

Wairarapa News

Classic a chance to learn for Bond

Former Olympic rower Hamish Bond on his bike at the Tour of Southland.

Double Olympic gold medalist rower Hamish Bond is taking another big leap in the cycling world by riding at the NZ Cyclic Classic.

Lower limit, higher road toll

Gladstone Inn co-owners Ray Wolff and Lisa Burch. Wolff said the law changes had led to a drop in local patronage.

Two years on since the drink-driving limit was cut, stats suggest roads are no safer.

Kapi-Mana News

Porirua considers begging ban video

Porirua mayor Mike Tana says council is looking at how to keep beggars away from city businesses.

Concerns about the aggressiveness of Porirua's beggars has prompted the mayor to look at a ban.

Polytech library still closed

Whitireia's library was a mess after the November 14 earthquake.

The building was one of the only ones in Porirua to be damaged in the earthquake.

Upper Hutt Leader

A ride inclined to be interesting

Overseas visitors David Duncan and Rebecca Colvin, from America and England respectively, at the start of their Rimutaka ...

The Rimutaka Incline is easy going in the saddle and, with its history, something different.

HUHA finds sanctuary in Hutt

Carolyn Press-McKenzie set up HUHA, Helping You Helping Animals. The organisation is moving to a new property at ...

"We were trying to fit our dreams into 18 acres"

Kapiti Observer

Will the car park ever open?

Signs up at the Waikanae Park-and-Ride site early this year.

A beleaguered Kapiti car park could be delayed again if more archaeological material is dug up.

Memorial service for war vet

US Navy veteran Frank Zalot gets a hongi from Waikaharu Cooke on his New Zealand visit in 2012.

American navy veteran who survived fatal WWII training exercise in Kapiti is remembered.

Horowhenua Mail

Manawatu brews up awards

The Celtic Inn and Liquorland Albert St, won best bar and best off-licence respectively at the Society of Beer Advocates ...

Manawatu businesses can pour a round in celebration after being recognised at the national beer awards.

Summer snow on Tararuas

Snow on the Tararua range, seen from Ohau, just south of Levin, on Friday morning.

"It makes a nice change from the rain," says Levin resident of the surprise view.

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