Upper Hutt Leader
Armed offenders allegedly threatened night staff and stole drugs at a care home for people living with disabilities.
Phillip Freeman's question for sharp-eyed locals is: ''Have you seen my home? It was stolen on Monday.''
Salvation Army says more single men are going without power and hot water to make ends meet.
A Hutt Valley medical centre is planning "walk in" clinics.
An eight-year process to define river flood hazard areas in Upper Hutt will start again.
Biking to the top of Blue Mountains Rd in Upper Hutt was an overwhelming experience for Rawiri Nathan.
A giant fantail sculpture will be placed on State Highway 2 as a welcome sign to Upper Hutt.
Ivan Pedersen steals for a living.
A process to define Mangaroa River flood hazard areas on Upper Hutt's District Plan that has already taken eight years will start again.
Hutt Valley's new top policeman plans to target burglaries and car thefts in the valley.
More than $4.2 million will be spent on cycle and walking paths in Upper Hutt.
Wellington regional council has released plans for a $10m flood protection project for Upper Hutt.
One of Wellington's oldest schools is celebrating 150 years of educating young minds.
Forestry company IFS Growth has chosen Upper Hutt at its North Island base.
Rumour became reality for 40 workers at the Wellpack packaging company in Wallaceville last week.
Back in the day, the Wellington Wildcats dominated stockcar racing nationally - and they may do so again.
Classroom crashes down for new rec area
Upper Hutt College's original two-storey Nelson Block classroom buildings come crashing down.
Upper Hutt workers are among the lowest paid in the country, according to a quarterly survey by TradeMe Jobs.
The Hutt River stopbank design has been queried by a NIWA scientist who says it could mean more floods.
Loans of more than $10 million have been approved for Upper Hutt City Council this financial year.
Foodstuffs has backtracked on a decision to move from it's Silverstream headquarters in mid-2015.
Wellington's only drive-in cinema is gearing up for a busy summer ahead.
A breach of privacy by a patient in Hutt Hospital's emergency department has been referred to police.
Wallet thefts anger Upper Hutt supermarket bosses, shoppers
An Upper Hutt businessman is calling for a community meeting on petty crime after two purses and a handbag were stolen at Pak 'n Save Upper Hutt in the space of a week.
Abortion, the minimum wage, state housing and even a line from House of Cards got an airing at Rimutaka's final candidates' meeting.
Heretaunga students will be offered themed courses, like "Maths in Hospitality" from next year.
A new Upper Hutt railway station will open early in 2016 and cost $3.5 million.
Two Upper Hutt council-owned community buildings serving as the homes of the Citizens Advice Bureau and Read Write Plus are earthquake risks.
A holiday park has become the last port of call for families trying to avoid homelessness in Upper Hutt.
An online petition calling for improvements to the run down and outdated Maidstone Max Skatepark has attracted more than 100 supporters.
Who needs ''middle men'' dictating how a project runs? If you have the idea, the gumption and the friends to help, just get on with it.
New army trucks costing a combined $135 million are too heavy for New Zealand roads when bearing a full load.
The sale of bushland near the entrance to Upper Hutt should not go ahead, residents have told the city council.
Upper Hutt residents will face a rates rise of about 3.15 per cent for the coming financial year.
A Silverstream resident fighting to stop the sale of Duncraig St parkland said the city council had been poor in its communication on the proposal.
It's back to the future at Pinehaven School this Friday, with a 1950s theme as pupils and teachers mark the school's 60th birthday.
Upper Hutt council has threatened to withdraw $1 million in funding for the upgrade of the city's main train station.
If water meters are ever introduced to Upper Hutt, resident will only have themselves to blame, says a council officer.
One Wellington library is lending out not just books, magazines, dvds and cds, but ukuleles.
Asbestos was removed from one of two buildings set for demolition outside Rimutaka Prison last week.
Contractors have started work demolishing 28 state homes in Trentham.
Protest helmet's journey to Canada and back
A helmet lost while policing the Springbok tour protest wound up in Canada, but is now back in Wellington.
One in ten calls to the Housing New Zealand 0800 number are going unanswered.
Former workers at the Ascot Cinema have received some of the wages they are owed.
An Upper Hutt man who says synthetic cannabis made his housemates act like "zombies" has welcomed a government crackdown on the drugs.
An economic "game-changer" is needed for Upper Hutt and the city council's planned $4 million development package is about encouraging this, mayor Wayne Guppy says.
Long lost letters from an uncle who flew with Bomber Command are the inspiration behind a book for young adults.
Len Cook has one of the more unusual Anzac Day stories.
The ducks are all in a row for Upper Hutt's inaugural duck race for charity.
The $4 million city spend on economic development is supported by the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, chief executive Mark Futter said.