Hutt Valley

Hutt Valley

The Hutt's quiet achiever

Upper Hutt has plenty of space to grow into.

Upper Hutt's mayor and council one year on from the local government election.

Deer problems in Eastbourne

Red deer have become the targets of a culling operation in the hills behind Eastbourne.

A population of deer in Eastbourne are under fire from the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

It's a 'bumper breeding season'

Alastair Judkins and his penguin detector dog  Mena have been searching for little blue penguins in Eastbourne.

Nests, eggs and chicks discovered in survey of little blue penguins along Eastbourne's Eastern Bays.

Living life for the better

Sacred Heart College student  Sorcha Stempa, 16, received a Project K Excellence Award from the Graeme Dingle ...

For Upper Hutt teenager Sorcha Stempa, the Project K experience has been a life changer

Masseur 'emphatically denies' allegations

Keith Dobson, 53, faces 11 charges of indecent assault on six female former clients.

"I would never do that," he told the court.

End of the line for Aussie muscle

Matthew Foot with his 1969 HT Monaro. "If you ask most people about what their father  or grandfather  drove, I think ...

He's sold Holdens for 24 years and is sad to see the Aussie factory shut up shop.

Alcohol, speed in crash death

Koro Peachey, 37, of Wainuiomata,  died in a motorcycle crash in Upper Hutt.

Koro Peachey was speeding, he'd been drinking, and the motorbike's front wheel was on backwards.

New weapon to track pests

Used from a helicopter, Jordan Munn said the Thermal Animal Detection Systems (TADS) could make wildlife management much ...

An innovative company using thermal imaging to detect New Zealand's mammalian pests is up for a conservation award.

Earthquake jolts central NZ

The quake struck at 5.17pm at a depth of 18km, according to Geonet.

Short and sharp 3.8 magnitude earthquake near Lower Hutt rattled Wellington.

$4 million already raised for hospice

Te Omanga Hospice boss Biddy Harford is delighted with their temporary home in Petone.

Lower Hutt's Te Omanga Hospice has a temporary new home.

Just So Festival on the march

Wellington's Dancing and Drinking Society will be a headlining act at the Just So Festival in Kaitoke in February.

Wellington's Dancing and Drinking Society will be a headlining act at the Just So Festival in Kaitoke in February.

Rams draw first blood

Daniel Schrivers was a standout sevens' player for the Upper Hutt Rams  in the first leg of the American Ambassador's ...

Defending Wellington sevens' rugby champs got their new campaign off in style.

Wheelbarrow access only

The gate closure, about a 100 metres past the first bridge at Karapoti Rd.

For three weeks, rural Upper Hutt residents have had no car access to their homes.

Dog used to track penguins

A detector dog will be used to survey Eastbourne's penguin population.

Specially trained dog deployed to sniff out Little Blue Penguins ahead of new Eastbourne pathway.

Bikers go pink for cancer ride video

Kāpiti Coast cancer survivor Lea Lavery rides pillion with partner Chris Riddel. "I'm quite happy being on the back," ...

About 250 "pinked out" bikes took part in Sunday's Wellington Pink Ribbon Ride.

Light to shine on Lower Hutt

People interact with the Affinity light installation that will feature at the HighLight Carnival of Lights over Labour ...

Four-day interactive light festival set to stun visitors from across the Wellington region.

Travel time alert for SH58 at Haywards

Resurfacing of the southbound on and off ramp at the Haywards Interchange will take place overnight from 10pm, Tuesday, ...

Motorists using State Highway 58 are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys on Saturday as work continues on the Haywards Interchange.

Top-class acts for Expressions

Michael Houstoun, one of New Zealand's greatest pianists, will  be playing Bach's Well Tempered Clavier on October 23.

Michael Houstoun and NZ School of Dance set to wow at Labour Weekend.

Councils to package up trails

The Colonial Knob Walk looking to Mana and Kapiti Islands.

A new framework promises a co-ordinated approach to planning, developing and managing the region's off-road trails.

Hutt stores on a winning streak

Sam Branje-Moreland and Lorien Ridley from Paper Plus Upper Hutt were excited to learn they might have sold the $1 ...

$1 million and $500,000 winning Lotto tickets sold in Hutt Valley in just one week.

Library switch upsets readers

"This is not about providing an inclusive, accessible service it is about cost effectiveness and popularising."  Jan ...

Genre or A-Z? A library revamp doesn't have a happy ending for Upper Hutt readers.

Home truths from the Hutt

Lower Hutt residents opposing infill housing used this house, being built in the central city suburb of Boulcott, as ...

Lower Hutt is a case study in how hard it is to solve the national housing shortage.

$1m Lotto win in Upper Hutt

A single player in Upper Hutt will be popping the champagne after winning $1 million in Wednesday night's Lotto first ...

One player is $1m richer from Wednesday night's Lotto first division draw.

$11m Hutt pipeline confirmed

Queues at the artesian aquifer at Buick St, Petone, in February after a reservoir in Naenae tested positive for E-coli ...

But Greater Wellington councillors critical of water treatment cost blowout.

Queensgate retail revamp video

H&M opens its store, which is spread over two floors, on October 26.

Make-up giant, fashion retailer and outdoor store to set up shop as mall gets up to speed after quake.

Generations at war on housing

New houses in Wainuiomata hit the $500,000 mark earlier this year. The city council has responded to a lack of ...

Old and young clash as Hutt City Council discusses plans for intensive housing.

Rarely seen artworks on tour

Nigel Brown's paintings often examine New Zealnd's political and social life. They incorporate text with imagery of ...

Travelling exhibition containing never before seen works by pre-eminent figurative painter Nigel Brown on show in Upper Hutt

Residents left to foot it

It's access for residents only on Karapoti Rd  as Upper Hutt City Council contractors repair a slip.

It's access for residents only on Karapoti Rd as contractors repair a slip which closed the valley road.

Be calm and collected - like the bees

The arrival of a bee swarm is no reason to panic.

With the bee swarm season upon us, beekeeper Ivan Pedersen will be kept busy collecting travelling bees.

Wet grounds make for heavy going

Capital Football awards went to Upper Hutt City's Emma Main, left, Wendi Henderson and Sarah Gregorius after the women ...

Wet grounds played havoc with Upper Hutt City's annual under-19 football where the local side made the final.

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