KAROLINE TUCKEY - Upper Hutt Leader
A new report shows 11 people suffered further harm or died following mistakes in their care by the Hutt Valley District Health Board last year.
Too many Hutt babies die in their sleep, and extended families must be part of the solution, a medical campaigner says.
NICHOLAS BOYACK - Hutt News
One of New Zealand's leading experts on Modern Movement architecture is calling on Hutt City Council to reconsider its decision to demolish the town and horticultural halls.
Four Hutt council reserves, including the site of Naenae Bowling Club, could be up for sale.
The value of homes in Alicetown and Moera gained the most in a flat local market, 2013 revaluations show.
The panelbeating business faces lean times while insurance companies cream off record profits, says the Motor Trade Association.
Dion Howard is back in the photography business after his van and equipment were taken over the weekend.
Phil Sprey is using video technology to support rule changes allowing dogs on part of Days Bay beach.
The doors will close for the last time at the Petone Methodist Church more than 130 years after they first opened.
Lower Hutt may have its sights set on becoming a "Gigatown" but a Petone couple say it proved anything but easy to get ultra-fast broadband.
Moo Moo the Wainuiomata cat who was shot to international fame in a remarkable survival story has made a full recovery, his owner says.
A bright new star is on the rise over Wellington.
The city council has taken the first step towards controlling the sale of legal highs but lacks the power to ban their sale outright.
The city is set to get a new conference centre but it will come at a high price. As well as requiring the demolition of the historic horticultural and town halls, it will cost $10.5 million to build.
Technology used to record a bird's eye view of cattle is being trialled as a way to monitor toxic algae in the Hutt River.
A symbolic relic with a past surrounded by death-defying adventure has been unveiled in the Hutt Valley.
A Hutt Valley website for kids has proven to be so popular that a version for grown-ups is about to be rolled out, with the possibility of the concept going nationwide.
A 650-seat conference centre is planned for Lower Hutt, but it could mean the demolition of the town and horticultural halls.
Mayor Ray Wallace backs demoliting the Lower Hutt Town and Horticultural Halls to make way for a conference centre.
Lower Hutt residents are likely to be hearing more about a project called Gigatown, especially on social media, in a bid for the city to get the fastest internet in the Southern Hemisphere.
A rundown wharf popular with recreational fishermen is receiving an overdue spruce-up costing $450,000.
Close call for family at home
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A family testing their new 3-D TV came closer to the action than they wanted when a car ploughed into the side of their house, narrowly missing their 8-year-old son.
Taita College beat Aotea College 11-3 in the mixed final of the ki o rahi secondary school regionals at Elsdon Park last Wednesday.
A a magical forest of friends that has been brightening the lives of children in hospital has gained a new addition.
Work has started on a new million dollar laboratory in Wellington that will boost cutting edge research into cancer.
The first sods are soon to be turned on a controversial Housing New Zealand development in Pomare.
Taita College is 27 computers richer thanks to a generous donation last week by Variety the Childrens Charity.
One of the people involved with the operation of the popular Riverbank Market is a convicted tax cheat with a record going back more than 40 years.
Mark Tanu returned has returned from the World Combat Games in Russia with a bronze medal.
The Rimutaka Forest Park Charitable Trust recently celebrated 25 years of success.
All seven elected positions on the incoming Hutt Valley District Health Board have been filled with returning members.
Police are investigating after the body of a 24-year-old man was found yesterday afternoon.
Fans of a much-loved minor Hutt City celebrity, Pickles the parrot, are all aflutter about his upcoming 30th birthday.
As a child, Kerryn Palmer was fascinated by the poignant story behind an old family photograph.
A short stretch of Pencarrow shoreline has been declared a sacred place to protect shorebirds.
It could be our biggest tourist attraction, but the preferred route for the Rimutaka Cycle Trail has been blocked by a small parcel of Maori land.
A cat that survived being shot in the head with a crossbow is "incredibly lucky" and should make a full recovery.
Some Hutt Valley state schools are receiving less funding per pupil than private and integrated schools in the area.
Wellington will join New Zealand's great cycle trail this week, when the Rimutaka Cycle Trail opens.
A Naenae store selling legal highs near a playground, library and school route has caught the attention of Member of Parliament for Hutt South Trevor Mallard who has started a petition to shut down the store.
It is as Kiwi as hokey pokey ice-cream, and from tomorrow Wellingtonians can once again enjoy Georgie Pie
Hutt Hospital maternity ward patients will be offered earplugs and the number of beds will be reduced for up to six months while new flooring is installed.
One man is thought to be responsible for at least 61 of 90 garden shed and garage burglaries in Epuni since February.
Neighbours targeted in a spate of burglaries say they have been left deeply shaken and outraged.
A Wainuiomata man's self-published first novel has been picked up by a major bookseller for their Christmas promotions.
The Tour de France is not for the weak-hearted says Jonathan Paape, who recently took a group of 17 Kiwis on the ride of their lives.
The promise of a skifield in Wainuiomata and an international rowing course off Petone Beach, failed to sway voters in the Hutt City mayoralty.
An Indian cricket club has come to New Zealand looking for good practice facilities.
An iconic central Hutt building has been put on the market.
An innovative outdoor classroom is to be built at a Hutt Valley primary school.
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