Hutt News

Events centre and hotel delayed

The construction of Lower Hutt's apartment hotel has been delayed.

From industrial to apartments

The former Burroughs building on Birch St has sold, but plans for the building are unclear.

An apartment block is planned for Oxford St in Lower Hutt.

Bianca back from London

Bianca Andrew of Lowry Bay, with pianist Dylan Perez, was recently awarded the Song Prize in the prestigious Kathleen ...

Watch a rising star, who is studying opera in London, in Days Bay.

Plunket's scary new fundraiser

Rory Foley enjoys dressing up  and scaring people.

Plunket wants to make you cry like a baby- for a good cause.

Meet the five contenders for the Hutt City mayoralty

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Meet the five contenders for the Hutt City mayoralty

Confusion over Hutt mayoral bids

Phil Stratford says he wants to withdraw from the mayoralty race, but the electoral officer says his name must remain on ...

One candidate wants to withdraw but can't; another has been told to but doesn't want to.

Mayor wants offender moved

The Lower Hutt suburb of Maungaraki is concerned about the presence of a child-sex offender in the community, living ...

"I realise offenders have to live somewhere," says Lower Hutt's mayor, "but this property is not suitable."

Beams laid for Haywards bridge

The interchange is expected to be completed in June 2017.

First concrete bridge beams laid for $43 million Haywards interchange in Hutt Valley.

A one in two chance for UH council hopefuls

Wayne Guppy

Upper Hutt will have a contested mayoralty.

Semi-final thriller goes Maidstone's way

Naenae Collegian's goal shoot Tiara Tane, left, and Upper Hutt Maidstone United's Louise Wharakura in a battle for ...

Upper Hutt Maidstone United have fast tracked to Hutt Valley netball's premier Grand Final.

Abigail gets the national nod

Abigail Evans, 16, has been selected for New Zealand at the World Rollersports Championships in Italy

Abigail Evans is Italy bound with the New Zealand Roller Sports team.

Sex offender a risk - residents

State Highway 2 at the Maungaraki interchange at Maungaraki in Lower Hutt.

Residents want high-risk offender sent back to prison grounds.

Bringing back the ukulele

Justin Reed, left, gives some ukulele tips to Michael Jones.

Ukulele evangelist Justin Reed is gaining converts.

Labour seeks Hutt South candidate

Chris Bishop is already in Parliament but has his sights squarely set on Hutt South.

Labour looks for next Hutt South candidate.

Riverside city of the future?

An impression of what a promenade could look like alongside the Hutt River once flood protection works are completed.

A promenade and terraces along the Lower Hutt riverbank could arise after flood protection

Sex offender still a risk

About 150 Maungaraki residents attended a community meeting this week to discuss a Corrections Department decision to ...

Lower Hutt residents told child-sex offender has had round-the-clock minders for a decade.

Still no sight of missing woman

Mary Berrington has been missing for almost a month.

Mary Berrington vanished a month ago. "We don't want my mum to be forgotten," says daughter.

An $80,000 local chopper

Paul Bassett spent hundreds of hours and tens of thousands of dollars finishing off his custom bike, based on a 1973 ...

Like motorbikes? Have a spare $80,000?

Licence forger avoids conviction

Hutt Valley District Court.

Young computer whiz who forged licences spared conviction.

Pop to this play

Brother and sister  Luke Hanna, left, and Fran Olds, from Petone are staging  The Fence.

Check out The Fence by Petone siblings.

Greyhounds make a new friend

Syrus will be one of the the greyhounds taking a stroll alongside the Hutt River.

Do you think of greyhounds as "cuddlemonsters"?

Curtain Bank to 'heat homes'

Wellington Curtain Bank machinist Gollett Daneil and co-ordinator Lynley Wilson are bringing their curtain bank to Taita.

A trust is offering free curtains to warm up Hutt Valley homes

Rugby World Cup comes to Kelson

Kelson School students,  back left, Sophie Dulver, 7, Maia Sherrard, 10, front left, Cooper Philpott, 7, Rachit Lolage, ...

Kelson School students got to see the Rugby World Cup up close.

Artists encouraged to attend workshop

Susie Hardie, musical director of the Hutt Valley Community Choir, is grateful to have received funding in the past.

Artists should get along to workshops aimed at perfecting their funding applications.

Clubhouses join forces for mural

Naenae Clubhouse members make drawings in Indian ink as part of exploring techniques and skills towards creating a mural.

Lower Hutt's clubhouses have banded together for the first time.

Gig to help musician

Ray Cox is organising a fundraising gig for Mike Donovan, who he has played with in various bands for 45 years.

A former band mate is fundraising to help a well known Wainuiomata musician and his partner. 

Challenger for Lower Hutt mayoralty

Hutt City mayoral candidate David Smith, 62, from Wainuiomata in Lower Hutt.

Cleaning company owner aiming to be next mayor of Lower Hutt.

Alleged tobacco thieves bailed

Constable Harley Jay Mounsey with some of the tobacco seized in Wellington.

'Large-scale' tobacco theft involved several players, police say.

Mud and glory for riders

Wainuiomata's Brendon Sharratt in off-bike action during the the cyclo-cross elite men's race at the nationals in Upper ...

Mud and maybe glory was the order of the day for cyclocross riders at the nationals on Saturday in Upper Hutt.

Alexis hangs up his boots

Time scores a try for HOBM against Tawa at the Hutt Rec in 2013.

No regrets for player after running out for HOBM for the last time.

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