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Pedestrian pushed and wallet stolen

Police are still trying to find the offender, who struck in Lower Hutt.

Man had wallet stolen after being pushed to the ground in Lower Hutt, Wellington.

Let flowers speak to you

The Wellington Chapter of Ikebana International's exhibition had some more modern art with the theme of using recycled ...

The intricate art of Japanese flower arranging is being demonstrated at the Dowse Art Gallery.

Gold stars for floodway consultation

Oscar Truong, 5, knows what sorts of features he'd like to see on the Hutt River - more places to go on his bike!

It wasn't a kids' holiday programme, but there were plenty of stickers.

Laser pointed at plane

A laser pointer being aimed at a plane cockpit.

Police investigate after green laser was pointed at cockpit of plane headed for Wellington.

Hunt for man after bashing

David Haddon, 36, from Wainuiomata is being sought by police after a serious assault in Stokes Valley on September 26.

Police seek David Haddon, 36, after Lower Hutt attack leaves victim critically ill.

Unearthing softball history

Documentary makers Paul Davidson and Barbara Gibb interviewed Daryl Marino, who played alongside Mark Sorenson. The ...

Documentary makers interview softball greats.

Lower Hutt's next deputy mayor

Ballot box.

Who will be the next deputy mayor in Lower Hutt?

Students inspired by WOW

Chief hair designer Cherie McIntyre checks in on WelTec hairdressing student Casper-Rose Marama backstage at WOW.

Sixty WelTec hairdressing and makeup artistry students are working backstage at WOW.

Walking home after the Big One

Kapiti Lions are organising a Long Walk Home event to get people prepared for a disaster in Wellington.

Could you walk home from Wellington to Porirua or Kapiti if rail and roads were destroyed?

Kirks chair tied to receivership sale

An empty lot at 7a Waiu St, Wainuiomata has been used as a landfill site.

Abandoned 2.2 hectare site partly owned by former Kirkcaldie's chairman up for sale.

New $3.7m playground opens Sunday

It has been all hands to the pump for workers finishing the new Avalon Park playground.

The new $3.7 million Avalon Park playground will be unveiled this Sunday.

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.

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