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Putting the kaibosh on food waste

Kaibosh Food Rescue Lower Hutt operation manager Jen Gibson, left, and driver/food collector Tamsyn Harker in the ...

Kaibosh food rescue is a bonus for hungry families, and the environment.

Hutt Valley police seek men

Police want to speak to Tyrone Woodcock, 28, for breaching court bail conditions.

Hutt Valley police are seeking two men with links to the area.

Hutt moves to extend smokefree areas

Stokes Valley New World owner John Anderson with cigarette butts collected in two days from near his store.

Call to give councils more powers to stamp out smoking.

Leicester fan out in fox onesie

Life-long Leicester City supporter Brian Wood was a happy man. in a fox onesie and team jersey, on the day his beloved ...

Leicester fan enjoys Main St walk of triumph.

Spawning fish delay bridge start

The temporary  bridge which carries  essential services over the Akatarawa River at Birchville is lifted into place in April.

A new vehicle bridge over the Akatarawa River won't be ready until January 2017.

'Judge's Packs' will inform bail decisions

Justice Minister Amy Adams launches a pilot scheme in 2015, promoting greater information-sharing in domestic abuse ...

Judges getting greater access to defendants' family violence histories before bail decisions.

All sorted for another chapter of Bookfest

10062015  News,Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  Heretaunga Rotary Club Book Fair.

70,000+ items in Upper Hutt giant charity book fair this weekend.

Wainui cleanfill solution sought

 Receiver moves to clean up Wainuiomata cleanfill.

Hard work rewards body builder

Leigh-Ann Ung, 27, proudly poses with her Arnold Classic Australia medal.

 

Dedication needed for taekwondo

Max Watene (15), Honestly Morete Watene (16), Nipesh Parkash (14) and Cole Krech-Watene (16) have all been selected to ...

Four members of Capital City Taekwondo to attend world champs.

Mayor shuts down councillor's email

Max Shierlaw.

 Hutt City councillor's email closed by mayor.

Snow slopes offer escape from pain

NZ Special Olympics skier Rebecca Heath, 30.

Rebecca Heath says skiing allows her to take a mental break from constant pain.

Favourites Jones and Ussher win Crazyman

The start of the 2016 Crazyman at Days Bay beach.  Leading out the field is 17-year-old Ethan Moore of Lower Hutt.

The 2016 Hutt City Crazyman ran to script in near perfect conditions.

Quiz master in TV's hot seat

Cary Elwes as Westley, and Robin Wright as Buttercup, Princess of Florin in the 1987 classic The Princess Bride.

Pub quiz compiler picks The Princess Bride as his Mastermind specialist subject.

Back to the future for Settlers Museum

Restored plaster and new block panel features on previously blank walls on the Petone Settlers Museum will be welcomed ...

Features of Petone's most recognisable building that were thought destroyed have been uncovered again.

Ex-doctor to pay for poisoning cat

Sophie Pugsley's cat Sonny, 2, before he was poisoned.

Dennis Wong enticed neighbour's cat to eat mince laced with antifreeze.

Students claim their history on stage

03052016  News, Simon Edwards, Fairfax.  St Orans/St Bernard's Colleges production of Te Rakau's Dog & Bone. As audience ...

It's not in our history curriculum but Hutt pupils find another way to examine the NZ Wars.

Tiny townhouses okay

The tiny strip of land has been fought over since 2004.

 Long running Hutt property dispute finally resolved.

Burglaries on the rise

A police district scene of crime officer dusting for prints as part of a forensic examination of a car.

Police urging Hutt Valley residents to protect their property against a rise in burglaries.

Teen bailed on hit and run charge

The car from a suspected hit and run in Stokes Valley.

Strict monitoring ordered for 14-year-old accused of crashing into road worker.

Julian stars in hunt for the selfie

Julian Dennison and Sam Neill star in Taika Waititi's film Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Hutt fans celebrate one their own as Wilderpeople movie continues golden run.

Alexis on time for 150 games

Alexis Time played his 150th game for HOBM in the McBain Shield clash with Petone. He was escorted by Oakley, 7, and ...

Alexis Time enjoying rugby despite broken neck.

Manslaughter and mayhem

Te Awhiahua Toko who was stabbed in a Naenae home last weekend.

Is a recent spate of serious crimes in Lower Hutt a blip on the radar or a sign of something more serious?

Murder charge over stabbing

Te Awhiahua Toko died on Tuesday night as a result of stabs wounds she received at a Naenae house on Sunday.

Police upgrade charges against Lower Hutt man after 17-year-old died from her stabbing injuries.

Cleanup duty for fight club teens

Images taken from a video posted online showing an organised fight between teenagers in Wainuiomata.

Students caught cheering on fighters have been given holiday punishment.

Kitten killed during argument

Petera Mepham, 19, was charged with animal cruelty under the Animal Welfare Act after killing a kitten.

A teenager hurled his girlfriend's kitten so hard he killed it during an argument.

World first for bowls

The kids from Rata St School were part of the ceremony marking the start of construction on the $6.2 million bowling hub ...

New bowls centre in Naenae will feature a world first design.

Education the way forward for Nepal

Nepal has a large industry based around supposed orphanages but often they are just a scam to get western sponsorship.

Wellington woman Linda Stopforth runs a charity helping promising young Nepalese.

NZSO remembers fallen composers

Hawkes Bay soprano Madeleine Pierard will sing in a concert with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this Thursday.
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A New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concert this week will commemorate World War I.

Mental health-cancer survival link studied

Dr Ruth Cunningham of Otago University.

Otago University researchers are looking for breast cancer patients who have experienced mental illness.

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