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Teen's need for speed

Nathan Hartley has cleaned up racing junior dragsters. His father recently purchased a Mustang chasis for the 15 ...

 Nathan Hartley wins junior dragster title.

Wainui Hill takes on Mt Vic

The view from the top of Wainuiomata Hill on a good day.

It has a view to be proud of - but first it needs to sort out parking, say residents.

HIBS say YES to Ronald

Granville Street is selling t-shirts which feature artwork designed by Ronald McDonald House patients.

Their t-shirts might be pricier than what you'd find at downtown stores, but the guys at Granville Street are pretty happy about that.

Cyclocross nationals come to Upper Hutt

Cyclocross action from Upper Hutt. The sport's nationals will be held at Moonshine Park on August 6.

The cyclocross nationals are comng to Upper Hutt

Hospice thinks big

Te Omanga Hospice will move into its new Fitzherbert St warehouse in Petone in August.

Te Omanga Hospice is moving from Jackson St, Petone to Fitzherbert St, Petone.

Pretoria House up for grabs

Lower Hutt's three-storey Pretoria House is on the market.

A Lower Hutt office building - dubbed Pretoria House - is up for sale and is expected to fetch up to $1.7 million.

Residents join national voice calling for Justice for Moko

Mongrel Mobster Fats Moke holds up Mason Evans, 5, to address a crowd of about 200 outside Hutt Valley District Court.

About 200 protesters gathered to take a stand against child abuse.

Hutt Valley rockers the talk of the city

Lower Hutt band City Talk on stage at the 2016 Wellington and Hutt Rockquest finals. The band features Harrison Pratt ...

They might not have won the regional final, but a Hutt Valley band could still make it on to the national stage in the Smokefree Rockquest.

Wainui monster Upper Hutt

Wainuiomata winger Micheal Lealava'a spins in the tackle before scoring a try as his team beat Upper Hutt 51-20.


Leicester wants Central Ward seat

Mark Leicester has entered the race to be a Hutt City councillor.

Mark Leicester seeking a seat at the Hutt City Council table.

Coffee and a Wainui view

Cr Campbell Barry hopes a viewing platform on top of the Wainuiomata Hill will become a major attraction.

 Wainui viewing platform set to become a major attraction.

Drink up for a good cause

Queen of Jackson bartender Jade Williams pours a Karma Keg pint. There have been 43 Hutt Valley charities and community ...

Fancy paying $30 for a pint of beer? Some Petone punters are more than happy to do so.

Ingham twin remanded on bail

Sarah Alice Ingham.

Ingham twin remanded on bail in Lower Hutt for another week.

Wallace a shoo-in for mayor?

The Lower Hutt mayoralty also comes with use of a a plug-in electric SUV. Are you sure you don't want to go for it?

No-one has yet stepped forward to challenge for Lower Hutt's mayoral chains.

Valley skaters step it up for UNICEF

Valley Inline speed skaters in action for UNICEF to The Professionals Recreation Hall on Sunday are Georgia Hurley, ...

Young athletes take part in a global challenge for UNICEF.

A lifetime of cricket remembered

Keith Smith.

Long time cricket player and official Keith Smith died at Te Omanga Hospice on June 6 after a lengthy illness.

Sold: New builds snapped up

Jamie Gillies, left, and Phil Savage at the former CIT site, where 27 houses will be built late this year. All have been ...

Demand for housing in the Wellington region is creating a building boom for Upper Hutt.

Depth gives Wainui coach confidence

Frae Wilson looks to offload in the tackle of Jack Cooke. Wainuiomata scored 31 second half points but still lost to Old ...

 Wainuiomata building to Jubilee Cup success.

Swimming helps twins thrive

Taylor and Lincoln Rigby have thrived in the pool after being given swimming lessons paid for by Halberg Disability ...

 Learning to swim with help from Halberg Foundation.

The legacy of Rangi and Erenora

(The late) Erenora Puketapu-Hetet, a nationally renowned weaver, and Rangi Hetet, master carver.  Work by the Waiwhetu ...

New Dowse exhibition celebrates the work of two Hutt pioneers of Maori art.

Come and talk to us, Mr English

Taita College students Teagan Tautala-Hanita and Kaisa Fa'atui think Bill English should pay another visit to their ...

Bill English suggested it, so we spoke to high achieving 16 year olds from Pomare

Ingham twin back in court

Sarah Ingham, left, with her twin sister Joanne at Auckland Airport in 1998.

One of the notorious ship-jumpers has resurfaced in a Lower Hutt courtroom.

Filling the flat-pack gap

Anna Goihooly and Rips Cassels of Plyhome, a Hutt-based furniture start-up. Their bassinet can be transformed into a ...

With no Ikea in sight for NZ, Wellington firm steps into the breach with high quality flat-pack kids' furniture.

Our stories through Lost Graves

Documentary filmmaker Marguerite Renaud and historian Warwick Johnston in the Wesleyan cemetery near Ewen Bridge, Lower ...

An 8-episode TV series will trace the lost graves of NZ's first settlers.

Shutting out winter cold in Wainui

Pull together: This 2014 photo shows Sustainability Trust Curtain Bank workers Erika Grant, left, and Shelali Shetty.  ...

Free, lined curtains for living rooms are being offered to low-income families in Wainuiomata.

Teaching poi to the world

Tectonic Timepiece, a work by Lower Hutt's Carrie Burke that won the jewellery award at the World Art Games in Montenegro.

 Two Hutt Valley artists return from World Art Games with top prizes.

Heart drug shortage frustrates pharmacists

Pharmac is unable to say how long a shortage of vital heart medication metoprolol will last for.

A shortage of common heart drug metoprolol looks set to continue, leaving pharmacists worried.

Science leader facing redundancies

AsureQuality declined to confirm potential redundancies at its Wellington Laboratory while consulting with staff.

Some scientists could be facing redundancy at AsureQuality in Lower Hutt.

Champion Cooley picked for academy

Brock Cooley enjoyed a top season saw him crowned the New Zealand Touring Car Champion in class two.

Brock Cooley stepping up to the top division in touring car racing.

Colombia refugee off to Geneva

Daniel Gamboa will speak to government officials and NGOs about the importance of empowering young refugees in Geneva.

A Lower Hutt university student is off to a UN conference in Geneva to talk about empowering young refugees.

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