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Posts Tagged ‘ Petone ’

Cats and coffee purrfect combination

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Hutt public has say on big repair bill for quake-hit Petone wharf

Dec 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Over a million dollars is needed for Petone wharf repair, and consultation will take place early in 2017 after blow-out in maintenance costs.
MARGOT NEAS reports.



WATCH: Inside the Hills Hats factory

May 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story, Uncategorized

Simon Smuts-Kennedy, Hills Hats General Manger, talks about the company and its history.



Hills Hats anything but old hat as popularity inspires factory shop

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Headgear’s popularity is on the rise. Matt Tso talks to Hills Hatman Simon Smuts-Kennedy.



Education a priority for local league team

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Petone twinkles in twilight Christmas parade

Dec 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The first twilight Christmas parade to be held in Petone attracted big crowds. SUE TEODORO filmed the event.



Chris Bishop reckons he has youth and a positive message on his side

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National candidate upbeat despite facing practiced campaigner Trevor Mallard.



Petone will be an art gallery for the work of Thumbs Up artists.

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young artists with disabilities are creating pieces which will be displayed around cafes and shops.



Toilet upgrade just the start of an image upgrade for Petone

May 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The local community is to play a major role in the transformation of Petone’s Jackson Street toilets.



On the hunt for the Purrfect feline

Apr 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, News, Picture story, Top Picture

Some cats such as this one were shy, but AMANDA HERRERA found plenty to purr about in an afternoon with some of the country’s top felines.



New generation eyeing up Maori Party leadership

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

There are questions about his mana, but Te Ururoa Flavell tells SAM DUFF it is better to be on the field scoring goals.



Campaign begins to win public support for $25m stadium spend

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

An open letter to residents this week kicks off a drive to win the hearts and minds of Lower Hutt ratepayers.



New Harbour Ward councillor wants more communication

Nov 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

After her recent induction onto council, new Harbour Ward Councillor Tui Lewis is ready for the challenge.



Future looks less damp for leaky Petone Library

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Petone Library will be brought into the 21st century with a community hub.



Councillors tell community board to have another look at Seaview speed

Sep 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hutt City backs business asking Petone Community Board for reconsider and low speed limit.



Petone residents fighting to keep their medical centre score a win

Sep 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Poor people will suffer, a meeting about the possible closure of a health centre was told.



Petone locals pitch in to replant sand dunes

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Hutt City Council provided the plants and shovels, and residents provided the muscle to repair storm damage to Petone beach. HOANI HOTENE reports.



Petone patients rally against loss of their clinic

Sep 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

A medical centre in Petone has found strong local opposition to the idea of merging with another centre in Pomare. HOANI HOTENE reports.



New Petone restaurant jumps straight into the frying pan

Aug 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Taylor’s on Jackson has just opened its doors and been part of big foodie events with the same month.



Hutt shoppers happy to be paying less for their parking

Aug 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Council hopes to win shoppers from “ridiculously expensive” Wellington parking.



Young talent to shine at Petone’s Midwinter Carnival

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Lower Hutt musicians will get to show their talents in dedicated space at Mid-winter Carnival.



Public parks and halls the new gym for group fitness training

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Early morning exercisers have been joining together for ‘boot-camp’s around the Hutt region



Petone school begins programme to help pupils learning in te reo

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A Petone school has high hopes for its new system for pupils learning in te reo, reports HOANI HOTENE.



Petone’s miniature railway back on track

Mar 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Petone’s miniature railway track is open for train rides again. EMILY LIPSYS attended the re-opening.



Hutt community boards uncertain about their future

Mar 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Petone, Wainuiomata and Eastbourne boards have different views on their relationship with their council.



Sport of waka ama sprints ahead in high school

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, News, Sport, Top Picture

High school waka ama students had a great day at the recent championships in Petone. EMILY LIPSYS reports on a fast-growing sport.



Road works start soon on Petone’s esplanade

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CONGESTION ON the Petone foreshore could be a thing of the past, if new roading improvements are successful. The Hutt City Council is planning to take out parking, and add another lane to parts of the Esplanade, to help with peak traffic flow.



Petone family business cuts it fine in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SMALL family business in Petone is making costumes for one of the biggest movies this year – the Hobbit. Stansborough Textiles is building on its success from the Lord of the Rings, to produce some prominent costume pieces, including a major part of Gandalf’s outfit.



Get your Obama Burger here and look forward to four more years

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Uncategorized

Kiwis happy with the US election result can enjoy an Obama Burger from Uncle Mike’s Kansas City BBQ.



Farsite Gallery heading for closure after council decisions

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hutt arts supporters left disappointed after their appeal at finance and audit meeting.



Wellington festival inspired by a passion for chocolate

Aug 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article

Hutt Chocoholics unite! Local companies at festival totally dedicated to everything that is chocolate, reports EMILY LIPSYS.



Artificial turf turnover puts ‘after match’ at risk

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

But outweighed by ground availability in wet weather.



Parking woes frustrate Petone commuters

May 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

People parking at Petone station are making their own space.



Start soon on Wellington’s fourth Greek chapel

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Makara site is near original and new Greek cemeteries.



Hutt candidates face off over train bike ban

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.



How’s this for real Kiwi passion, says Leo

Sep 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chance French remark leads to big RWC display.



Sacred Heart takes pride in locally crafted wares

Dec 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School fund-raiser presents a taste of Petone.



Heroic Hutt cop makes news back home

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Scottish press feature Lower Hutt constable’s harbour rescue.



More Hutt cyclists in accidents despite their safe riding

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Hutt cyclists get a tick for their safe behaviour – but the number in accidents has risen over time, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Petone police seeking volunteers for community patrols

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Similar voluntary groups have helped cut crime rates elsewhere in New Zealand, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Petone hot place to be on a cold winter’s day

Aug 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More than 20,000 revelled in Petone, despite the cold.



Spending argument lurks beneath surface of watery promises

Jul 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Thrifty Mayor Ogden appears cautious while challenger Wallace wants a Hutt City spend-up. NICOLE BENNIK reports.



DIY checkouts a no-brainer – for the young

Jul 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But older shoppers prefer personal service over machines.



Well-travelled Eagle lands back in the Nest

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dan Snee back with favourite Kiwi club – Hutt Old Boys Marist



Growing league sitting pretty at Sportshouse

Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Professional premises boost for Wellington Rugby League



Out of the picture after a century of framing

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hutt picture frame shop closing after three moves in two years.



Much-maligned refurb begins on bus barn

Feb 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Eastbourne building work to start after years of controversy.



New maps show city’s biggest tsunami risks

Nov 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Once in 500 years, a 3m wall of water will flood business district.



Aboriginal director tells the hard stories about his community

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

Director Warwick Thornton visits Wellington to promote his first feature length film, Samson and Delilah. He speaks to KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON about community and telling the truth.



Student’s uni dream one step closer to reality

May 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

University study made easier with Whitireia preparation.



Petone people say rubbish service non-existent

Feb 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Uncollected trash creates nuisance for 25 homes.



Rimutaka Marks future of NZ First

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Ron Mark says Labour has neglected Rimutaka electorate.



Kapiti takes to recycling, but there’s still a bit to learn

Sep 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Kapiti Coast’s new kerb-side recycling scheme is making a solid contribution to Wellington region’s exports of recycled rubbish, reports ANNE CORNISH.



This US intern knows her capital Ps and Qs

Aug 13th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Placenames can be a problem for interns – but not Krista.