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Sickness hurts teenager's Commonwealth ambitions

Chelsey Edwards pool side at Stokes Valley earlier this year. The Upper Hutt teenager returns  a Youth Commonwealth ...

A relay gold aside, swimmer Chelsey Edwards's had the toughest of times at the Commonwealth Youth Games

Public meeting plays out to the faithful

Chris Hipkins and Andrew Little at Labour's launch of its education policy manifesto at the UH Cosmopolitan Club.

Flight delays for the Labour leader Andrew Little meant Jacinda Ardern had to step up at a recent Upper Hutt public meeting

Eastbourne artist nationally recognised

Artist Billy Wilson stands in front of one of his short-listed works, Bomb Site.

Billy Wilson entered a national art competition for the first time - and had two pieces chosen as finalists

Huia Pool extension opens

Kerrie Ritchie, Lynda Feehan and Michael Walburton try out the new hydrotherapy pool at Huia Pool. They were part of a ...

New $9.3 million hydrotherapy pool gets a workout.

Corgis worth a queen's ransom video

Jack and Joyce Luo spent more than $20,000 to bring their beloved welsh corgis Amy and Lucky from Beijing when they ...

Couple shell out $20,000 to bring their beloved dogs to join them in NZ.

Black Sox dad misses out

Trevor Evans missed out on watching son Joel's gold medal winning performance in Canada, after being hit in the head by ...

Hit to the head leaves softball stalwart concussed.

Opera sings for charity

Te Omanga Hospice fund raiser Kirsty Stratford, centre,  with opera singers Emily Mwila and Pasquale Orchard, who play ...

Te Omanga Hospice needs to raise $10 million.

Sorenson likely for another award

Black Sox head coach Mark Sorenson now has five world softball championships gold medals - four as a player and one as a ...

Hutt Valley adds to its softball legacy.

Fighting to save water in winter

Garden sprinklers can only be used three days a week all year round in Upper Hutt.

By sticking to year round, three day a week garden water restrictions Upper Hutt will remain at odds with the rest of the region and with what wellington water wants.

Hayes delivers for Black Sox

Pitcher Nik Hayes came of age  as a closer in the Black Sox's world championship win. When not playing softball, he ...

How does softball capitalise on the success of the Black Sox.

Birthing centre boost for region

Chloe and Wayne Wright of the Wright Foundation.

New, privately-funded $15 million birthing centre a first for the region.

Wrapping comes off Queensgate

The damaged section of Queensgate Mall is getting a "rigid air barrier", overlaid with steel cladding.

Rebuild plans for mall are still unclear, as damaged section gets a face change.

Selfie with a star a highlight of 48 Hour Film Festival

Members of the Taita Clubhouse get to grips with their camera equipment ahead of the 48 Hour Film Festival set to take ...

It'll be an intense 48 hours for the film crew from Taita Clubhouse but they're up for the challenge

Safety plans for SH58

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Accident blackspot,SH2 and Haywards Hill.
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Median barrier, roundabouts and an 80kmh limit among NZTA proposals.

Photos and flax weaving in new Dowse exhibition

Visitors look at Fiona Clark's original photos at the opening of her exhibit, Te Iwi o Te Wahi Kore, at the Dowse Art Museum.

Faded photographs and strands of flax are used to celebrate taonga in two new art exhibitions

Winning home run 'a mis-hit' video

Joel Evans says the winning home run was unintentional.

Black Sox grand slam slugging hero chuckles after unintentionally sending ball sailing over fence.

Emotional Sorenson's win for dad

Black Sox head coach Mark Sorenson now has five world softball championships gold medals - four as a player and one as a ...

"He would have wanted me to stay," Mark Sorenson says as he honours ailing father with world title.

Building a path for women

Queensgate Mall rebuild site foreman Cara Daggar is relishing the challenge of her role in a male-dominated field.

"I'd be lying if I said there weren't challenges," says Queensgate site foreman.

New pool for Hutt

Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace, left, and Deputy Mayor David Bassett, at a ceremony to break ground and start construction ...

Learning to swim to become easier in Lower Hutt.

Hutt's happy hooker

Hurricanes debutant James O'Reilly and TJ Perenara shake hands after beating the Crusaders on Saturday.

Top day for Hutt Old Boys Marist.

Hodge to sell business park

Shayne Hodge, who bought the Te Puni Mail Centre, is now eyeing up Bunnings Warehouse as a new tenant, once NZ Post ...

Major property developer puts Seaview business park on the market.

Rainbow reading teaches kids diversity

010317. Capital Day. KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Laquisha St Redfern will be reading stories at Wellington Central Library ...

LaQuisha St Redfern glams up reading time with a pink beehive and striking beard

Totara for Robin Maud

Carol Maud (left in brown) was clearly delighted to see the work of her late husband honoured as part of the Hutt River ...

Robin Maud remembered as a true visionary.

Ballerinas and pinball machines at charity ball

Corry Brown, 9,left and Hayley Jeffrey right stand in front of the limo that will be used for the Greenstone Doors ...

The first ever Charity Children's Ball for Greenstone Doors promises to bring the fun

Reports of woman kicked

Police were called out to a property in Naenae.

A man kicked a woman in Naenae, according to witnesses.

Artist Guy Ngan OBE dies

A portrait of Guy Ngan taken by his daughter, Liz, on his 80th birthday.

Artist Guy Ngan OBE helped changed the face of New Zealand's towns and cities.

'Cozy' night in car for trampers

Micah Wratt, 13, Denise Clements and Pippa Wratt, 8, keep warm by the wood burner at the Catchpool education centre ...

A mum and her two daughters waited out stormy night in car after being trapped by floodwaters.

US adventure for footy player

Jacinta Bowden is off in August to play college football in the United States.

A young football player who never thought she'd go to university is off to play US college football.

A Doll's House comes to life at Circa Theatre

Lower Hutt actress Kali Kopae will take to the stage at Circa Theatre for the upcoming production of A Doll's House.

Seasoned actress Kali Kopae has been in the industry for over a decade but even she gets a case of the nerves

Educating kids with world travel

Kersti Taylor, middle back row, with her children; from left, Maisie, 11, Elsie, 8, and Geordie Taylor, 10, who are ...

A Kiwi is family setting off on a year-long adventure to world school their children.

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