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Debt to fund Hutt growth

Hutt City is to use debt to fund growth.

Hutt City plans to use debt to rejuvenate city,

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.

Toy library president calls for toy recycling

Nathan Hayward and Sophia Austin-Lincoln try out some of the toys at the Upper Hutt Toy Library.

The Upper Hutt Toy Library is gearing up for its big fundraiser, despite being down on volunteers

Martin qualifies for worlds

Nathan Martin runs a personal training business, competes in ironman and later this year will represent New Zealand in ...

Nathan Martin aims for top 10 in world triathlon.

Hurricane dreams of Stokes Valley

Hurricanes prop Mike Kainga is hoping for a big season in 2017.

Mike Kainga wants to make his mark in 2017.

Armed police training in Lower Hutt

Police are warning Lower Hutt residents not to be alarmed by armed officers at 115 Oxford Tce this week.

Don't be alarmed at armed police at Lower Hutt apartments - it's a training exercise.

Review could bin recycling crates

Jez Partridge believes that recycling encourages people to take an interest in environmental issues including the amount ...

Lower Hutt's rubbish review could lead to changes in recycling.

Zero to 100 in under 3secs

Model S luxury sedan is the car that has established Tesla as the world's most desirable plug-in brand.

The Tesla Model S is an impressive car, especially up close.

No rest for Britannia supporters

Daph Turner and Karen Waterreus have collected 1000 signatures to keep Britannia House open.

Rest home supporters launch late bid to stop Britannia House auction.

Cafe reveals secrets of success

Owner Cheryl McIvor (back left) credits her staff with Sweet Vanilla Kitchen's success at the New Zealand Cafe of the ...

Lower Hutt's Sweet Vanilla Kitchen took out two top prizes at the NZ Cafe of the Year Awards

Thumbs Up for Outward Bound

Seth Vermey is part of a group of 23 physically and intellectually disabled from Thumbs Up going to  Outward Bound. ...

A first for a disabled group attending Outward Bound.

Tough time for hotel owner

The view from the main entrance to Lower Hutt's Angus Inn. Owner Peter Norrie says being next to a section of the ...

Earthquake a big shock for Angus Inn owner..

Meet me before you judge me

Ahmadiyya imam Mustenser Qamar is open to a chat with anyone about his beliefs.

Lower Hutt Muslim scholar invites all his neighbours for a cuppa and a chat.

'We'll make them, you ride them'

Ntrailz volunteers at work in Tunnel Gully.

Come and try some new mountain bike trails at the Tunnel Gully

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