Hutt News

Tower demolished for apartments

The tower behind the station was demolished this week.

Developer plans apartments for Lower Hutt fire station.

Get into gear and bike the trail

The popular Bike the Trail family event takes place on Sunday, March 5.

Bike the Trail gets into gear.

Seven games at once in club rugby opener

Upper Hutt Rams' fullback Tafa Tafa battles against Wellington last season. These teams will meet in the second round of ...

Upper Hutt's large open parks will be the perfect location for Wellington club rugby's Gala Day.

Lifetime of dancing behind show

Mariano Tsiari (left) and Juliet Shelley rehearse ahead of their show Blue Eye Green Eye for the Fringe Festival.

Dance show raw and physical.

PM stops in for a beer

Joan Egan and Jennifer Mettrick with the Prime Minister.

Bill English visits Ryman home.

Big game for Petone

The club that launched the career of Puma legend Felipe Contepomi is playing Petone this Saturday, as part its ...

Star studded Argentinian side to play Petone.

200 not out for Houghton

Taita captain Mark Houghton in action for the Firebirds.

Cap in hand for Mark Houghton.

Green thumbs at Wainuiomata school

Charles Watkins (left) and Margaret Angelo help teacher Mary Atua in the gardens at St Claudine Thevenet School.

Green-fingered students in Wainuiomata hope to put in an orchard at their school

Bad back stumps Cr

Campbell Barry is best known as a Hutt City councilor but he dreams of umpiring at Lords.

Uber driving politician enjoys cricket umpiring.

Paekakariki Hill Rd reopens after crash

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Generic pic: emergency services, police, police car, ambulance, Wellington Free ...

A man is in hospital after his car flipped north of Wellington. 

Hospice surprise $1.35m buyer

Britannia House trust chair Stephen Fitzjohn is delighted that it as been purchased by Te Omanga Hospice for $1.35 ...

Te Omanga Hospice purchases former Petone rest home.

Police call for fast reporting of crimes

Upper Hutt police are stressing the importance of reporting any suspicious activity as soon as possible.

Police emphasis importance of reporting suspected crime straight away.

Big rates hike planned for Hutt

Mayor Ray Wallace says Lower Hutt residents will tell the council whether or not they support the new financial strategy.

Poorer areas where property prices have boomed could face rates hike in excess of 5.1 per cent.

Donated bikes stolen from school

The shed at Pomare Primary School in Taita, Lower Hutt, was broken into early this year. The barred door was pulled on ...

A locked door and a padlocked gate didn't stop thieves from taking ten bikes from a Lower Hutt school

Should kids ride on footpaths? video

NZTA has recommended a law change to allow children under 12 to cycle on footpaths - but that's not pleasing everyone.

Major backing for a mum's petition to allow kids and parents to cycle on the footpath.

More than your average concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a one-night concert

Ukulele trio The Nukes will be coming to Upper Hutt for a show full of music, fun and stand-up comedy

Stockcar crashes in Wainui

Tire markes show where the group were doing burnouts.

A quiet suburb is worried about a local group racing in the streets and crashing a stockcar through a fence.

Try hand at eel puppets

Puppeteer Anna Bailey is bringing her skills to Lower Hutt for 2017's Common Ground festival.

Puppeteer Anna Bailey is educating others about eels through her puppets

A lighthouse keeper's daughter

Gwen McDonald had an idyllic childhood with her parents Bill and Kitty Kemp  who were lighthouse keepers.

 Gwen McDonald loves the wind at Baring Head.

Running a 100km relay for charity

Hutt City mayor Ray Wallace with Zoe Hailwood-Maddock holding her daugher Juniper in the Hutt Hospital Special Care Baby ...

A 100km charity relay will raise money for four charities, including the Neonatal Trust

Post uniforms become bags

Habiba Orabi proudly shows off a bag she made.

A practical way to reduce plastic bag use.

Multi cultural version of Treaty

Ian Cormack, Cecilia Titulaer and Shirley Cormack helped translate the Treaty of Waitangi into 30 different languages.

Treaty of Waitangi in 30 languages.

Beer, bikes, bays and art deco

Thousands typically flock to the Island Bay Festival in Wellington.

From the Rounds the Bays to Napier's art deco festival, we're spoiled for choice this weekend.

Beauty seen from a bird's eye view

Video artist Murray Hewitt offers a new perspective of the Hutt River as part of the Common Ground festival in Lower Hutt.

Artist Murray Hewitt will take viewers on a bird's eye tour of Hutt River

Thirty years later band gets back for reunion

Wainuiomata band Vietnam back in the day. The group is back in Wellington for a gig at the Fringe Festival on February 18.

It's been 30 years in the making but this Wainuiomata band is getting together

Mary Brito joins MCC elite

Mary Brito has only missed one women's cricket World Cup since it started in 1973. She is holding a picture of  the ...

Lower Hutt's Mary Brito honoured by MCC

'Night of the Museum' style exhibition opening

Georgia Morgan (left) holds an updated version of the Huttette doll and Jen Boland with the original version to be used ...

"It's like a cooler version of Night at the Museum."

Greens Hutt Valley candidates

Susanne Ruthven.

Lawyer Susanne Ruthven to contest

Station Village upgrade finished

Vanessa and Brent Ayton celebrated Valentine's Day at the all-you-can-eat barbecue.

Lower Hutt's premier entertainment precinct gets a major upgrade.

Bikes welcome in Hutt

Jo Clendon and daughter Kiri,7, want more people to try cycling.

Push to get more people out cycling.

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