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Proud of her queen

Louisa Paterson's colourful creations.

Louisa Paterson   A Queen and Her Two Ladies, has helped her reach the finals of Wellington's World of WearableArt.

Charlotte plans to box on

Charlotte Goodall is taking part in a charity boxing event to raise cancer awareness.

Charity boxer plans to box on despite death in ring.

Serious assaults in Lower Hutt

Police cordoned off the scene of an alleged assault at Delaney Dr in Stokes Valley overnight on August 26.

Police investigating two serious but unrelated assaults in the past week.

Halestorm to hit the Hutt

Devilskin are "freaking excited" about their fans not only getting to hear their songs from their second album, but also ...

American band Halestorm will open for Devilskin on a summer tour.

Randwick youngsters show promise

Randwick have made a big contribution to the Orcas Under 15 team. From left Heilyn Nonu Tuia,  Nathan Stirling, Caleb ...

Randwick rugby league juniors show promise.

House hunting is so much harder than Tinder

With most houses up for auction or tender, it's almost impossible to know how much a house will go for when you're browsing.

I wish matching with my first house was as easy as just swiping right.

What businesses think this election

A new Cross Valley Link road would reduce the number of trucks from the Seaview/Gracefield industrial hub using Petone ...

The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce wanted to know what its members were interested in ahead of this year's council elections.

Selfies and carols for Christmas

The Petone Baptist Church choir of Angels singing Christmas carols last year. This year there will be carol services ...

 Lower Hutt the place to be this Christmas, with events planned throughout December..

From Syria with green fingers

Khaled Al Jouja, who resettled in Lower Hutt as a refugee from Syria, has been working in the Common Unity Project's ...

How different is growing food for a community in Lower Hutt to running a Syrian market garden?

Fencing looks to hit the target

International under-20 fencing action comes to Lower Hutt this week

Under-20 fencers from Oceania will meet in competition in Lower Hutt from Friday.

Summerset wins zone change

An artist's impression of a proposed retirement village in Boulcott.

Summerset wins first round of scrap over a proposed $100 million retirement village in Boulcott.

Hutt voter turnout plummets

Electoral officer Bruce Hodgins says it's important that people in Lower Hutt cast a vote in this year's council elections.

Voter turnout is in the doldrums in the Hutt Valley.

Winners receive an extra special prize

The eight 2016 Hutt City Youth Awards winners, with art winner, Julian Dennison, represented by his cousin Gabriel ...

A MP has used his connections to swing the winners an extra special prize.

Midnight call changes career

Ryan Sandford has found the media attention in Bangladesh overwhelming.

It is a long way from Fraser Park to the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka but that is the unlikely football path travelled by Ryan Sandford.

Hutt's first co-ed roller derby game a smashing success

Otautahi Roller Derby League members try to block  Hutt Valley Vanguard Roller Derby League's Scott Illeman, who would ...

Hutt roller derby team rolled - and smashed - their way to success.

Young people beat the odds

Finn Fairbrother is sports mad and wants to be a sports coordinator or Physical Education teacher at a low decile high ...

Check out who was nominated for Hutt City Youth Awards.

Going, going ... sold! video

New owners of a Pringle St home in Taita are Neeraj Narwal and his wife Bharti Sirohi, who is holding their ...

Wellington's hot property market fuelled by drastic rise in numbers of people turning to auctions.

Butts choke Wgtn Harbour

Jemma Allwood, 12, Ethan Neru, 11 and Harvey Butler,11, have been studying how rubbish enters Wellington Harbour via ...

Wilford School students predict grim future for our harbour.

Hospital's friendly bear unveiled

Hutt Valley District Health Board chairwoman Dr Virginia Hope,  artist Lucy Bucknall and chairman of the  E Tu ...

E Tu Awakairangi Hutt Public Art Trust unveiled the Big Man sculpture.

Playwright wins international leadership award

Charlizza Harris visited yet another country after winning yet another award for her drama company.

Charlizza Harris was one of ten people to be awarded an International Leadership Award.

Soldiers still taste NZ

Gaye Grosett, a Countdown Store manager, and Land Component Commander Brigadier Mike Shapland packing goods into the boxes.

New Zealand soldiers deployed overseas will still get to savour the taste of a kiwi Christmas.

Exploiting store in liquidation

Sun 2 Moon in Johnsonville was put into liquidation on Monday.

Wellington grocery store recently ordered to pay $53,000 for worker exploitation will be liquidated.

Making the Hutt River some weir to kayak

Stuart Reid would like to see the Hutt River able to be kayaked and punted along, like the Avon River can be in ...

Can you imagine it being possible to row, punt or even sail along an extended stretch of the Hutt River?

Rating their rates pledge

Hutt City Council Harbour Ward candidate Mike Fisher talks at Grey Power's meet the candidates meeting.


From drag queens to her own queen

Louisa Paterson has made three outfits inspired by the Baroque/Rococo theme.

Stokes Valley resident Louisa Paterson will wow again at World of Wearable Arts.

Memories stolen from newlyweds

Josie Askin and Kelvin Payne on their wedding day in Te Horo. Payne's custom suit from the special day was among items ...

Missing bag brings sour note to couple's perfect wedding and honeymoon

Vet owes more than $250k

Hutt City Veterinary Care was trading until it was put into liquidation in July this year. The first liquidator's report ...

The liquidators of an Upper Hutt vet clinic say it failed to pay student loan and Kiwisaver deductions.

Northern Ward candidates

Your vote will help determine your council members.

The Northern Ward is arguably the most even contest in the city.

Western Ward candidates

Your vote will help determine your council members.

The Western Ward has thrown up what looks to be the most intriguing contest in the city.

Wainuiomata Ward candidates

Your vote will help determine your council members.

A stagnating population and a mall urgently requiring upgrading are just two of the many problems facing Wainuiomata.

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