Wellington

Elderly woman assaulted in Porirua home

An elderly woman has been assaulted in her Porirua home. The assault was allegedly by a woman and came after a family custody-related incident at the house on Warspite Avenue on Friday night. A woman had left the house after the original incident, but...... Read More

Construction begins on Fraser Park facility

The green light has been given to the construction of a $12 million sport and community facility at Lower Hutt’s Fraser Park. Hutt City Council has endorsed a recommendation by the Hutt City Community Facilities Trust (CFT) to begin construction...... Read More

Balanced approach to living wage

Hutt City Council has adopted a new Remuneration and Employment Policy reflecting its commitment to paying the living wage while meeting its legal obligations under the Local Government Act 2002 (the Act). At a full meeting last night, it was agreed...... Read More

Bravery and great work from police recognised

It was duty with a difference when seven police officers reported to Government House.  They were there to be invested by the Governor General, Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy for their heroic actions in saving lives or for their initiatives...... Read More

A sword experience like no other

Film, television and martial arts star Adrian Paul has announced he is bringing a touch of Hollywood to New Zealand. 'The Sword Experience,' a unique training program featuring actual film choreography, will appear for the first time in New...... Read More

Empowering the youth voice in Upper Hutt

A group of 14 motivated Upper Hutt youth have come together to plan and run an event designed specifically for the city’s youth. The group is part of the Spearhead Leaders programme, a leadership initiative developed and supported by Upper Hutt...... Read More

Five awards in 5 days for council buildings

Hutt City Council building projects have won five prestigious awards for commercial and architecture projects in five days. Naylor Love received a gold award at the New Zealand Commercial Projects Award ceremony on May 12 for the council’s revamped...... Read More

Tolley murder to feature on TV

The killing of Upper Hutt woman Lois Tolley is to feature on an episode of Police Ten 7 this week.  The unsolved murder will go under the microscope on Thursday night's programme, with fresh CCTV footage showing four men arriving...... Read More

Police warning ahead of winter sports’ season

A Hutt Valley Police Sergeant is urging the public to remain cautious of thefts from vehicles over the coming months - especially when attending winter sports games. Alan Cappleman, the Sergeant in charge of Community Policing in Hutt Valley...... Read More

Police seeking info after gang-related stabbing

Masterton Police are currently seeking information from the public after a man arrived at Wairarapa Hospital in the early hours of this morning suffering from stab wounds. The authorities believe the 20-year-old man in question was stabbed...... Read More