Brewery trials pay-what-you-want charity beer
Forget sausage sizzles - charities can raise by the pint at Queen of Jackson in Petone, Wellington.
It came as no surprise Friday night was a busy one for doctors and nurses at Hutt Hospital's emergency department.
A leaky Hutt Valley school is to get two new classrooms.
Seaview Marina in the Hutt Valley could go under the hammer.
Man's best friend is not welcome on Petone's main street.
Wellington and South Island trains have been disrupted after an IT upgrade struck delays.
Council addition blocks national cycleway
Regional council has added barriers to the Hutt River trail - now a part of the national cycleway network.
New Health Board rules have denied a woman post-cancer breast reconstruction due to her weight.
Hutt City Council may increase rates by 1.8 per cent and increase its debt projections to pay for planned projects.
Smartphones give voice to street info
WelTec students devise a smartphone app to help the visually impaired get information on their surroundings.
Wellingtonians are heading back to medieval times for some jousting and armoured combat.
Jeanne Sampson's code-breaking work at Bletchley Park during World War II was a secret for 30 years.
Holden an appropriate name for one's first-born? Or Falcon? What should be worn to set off ugg boots? Quirky chef Peta Mathis answers these and other important questions.
Watch out Casanova - you've got competition from the Hutt.
A new exhibition in Upper Hutt shows the history behind one of the country's premier mountain biking events.
Naenae in Wellington is to lose its only bank, and NZ Post wants to franchise out its services.
A shortage of plastic surgeons at Hutt Hospital has led to a stricter referral criteria being put in place.
Hutt Valley had the highest rate of family violence in the Wellington district in December.
The well-worn grooves of Hutt Valley hearts are being broadcast from a vinyl wonderland deep in Wainuiomata.
The love of the famous Morris Minor car is an enduring and lifelong thing.
A newly refitted movie theatre will open in Upper Hutt, more than a year after the Ascot Cinema closed.
A Wainuiomata dairy owner is in shock this week after being robbed at gunpoint.
Petone historian Warwick Johnston is unhappy with plans to build apartments in the historic Evening Post building in Jackson St.
Roz King and Marianne Mulholland's ''cow war'' stepped up a notch last week.
A Hutt mother has made her son return stolen heirlooms after news of the burglary hit Facebook.
An obsession with old British cars lead to an Upper Hutt man restoring two Daimler saloons.
The culprits behind a hit-and-run could walk away scot-free after leaving a fit middle-aged woman with serious injuries.
Two former prisoners have created a woodworking art studio to encourage troubled teenagers to cut crime.
A healthy change in lifestyle has seen Rawiri Nathan's shirt size shrink and his happiness soar.
A video showing three youths hanging out of the sunroof of a car on a dangerous Lower Hutt road has gone viral.
The relationship between the Hutt City Council and its regional counterpart has turned sour.
The cost of the proposed Lower Hutt events centre and town hall upgrade is rising fast.
Decomposing tree frog and parasitic wasps travelled to our supermarkets on bananas from Ecuador.
Pest control professionals predict a busy summer for white-tailed spiders and Asian paper wasps.
Planned review of Maori health providers has been labelled as racist and sparked calls for autonomy.
One under-privileged Hutt Valley primary school will gain $27,000 while another will lose $80,000 a year after changes to decile ratings.
Police were too busy to attend a burglary in the early hours of this morning. So a Petone business owner got on Facebook to track down the alleged offenders himself.
Brooke Fraser achieved her biggest international success with Flags in 2010, but it left her feeling creatively stale and "a little bit too comfortable".
A Hutt Valley medical centre is planning "walk in" clinics.
There are plans to replace Melling bridge within a decade.
Dressing in dresses on stage
Actor Gavin Rutherford began the year in a frock, ascended to the heights of tragic drama and slipped into yet another dress to see the year out.
An event built on the Kiwi traditions of DIY and drinking beer is finding plenty of takers.
Actor Gavin Rutherford began this year in a frock, ascended to the heights of tragic drama and slipped into yet another dress to see the year out.
Schoolyard accidents in the Hutt Valley cost ACC nearly $750,000 in payouts last year.
Hutt City Council is urging people to be safe with their fireworks celebrations tonight and to remember the liquor ban areas.
When ya gotta go, ya gotta go . . . but what happens if an earthquake has smashed the sewerage network?
Fewer Hutt Valley beneficiaries needed extra help to pay bills this winter but some went without hot water.
A large majority of residents across the Wellington region don't want any change to council boundaries, a new survey shows.
A local panelbeater has complained he is still out of pocket despite New Zealand's dominant insurance company increasing its payment rates.
Councils cooperating to manage water, regional transport and economic development have made any local authority amalgamations pointless, according to some politicians.