News

Greg Hutching and Eeva's coronial case moved to Sydney

FAREWELLED: Eeva Dorendahl-Hutchings and father Greg Hutchings.
FAREWELLED: Eeva Dorendahl-Hutchings and father Greg Hutchings.

TWEED police are finalising a report for the coroner on the tragic death of four-year-old Eeva Dorendahl-Hutchings and her father Greg Hutchings, whose bodies were found in sand dunes at Pottsville in January.

Greg's mother Diana Hutchings, from Pottsville, said she had been advised that due to the case's high profile, the report would go to Sydney to be handled by the NSW State Coroner, Michael Barnes.

She said she had been told the toxicology and final post-mortem results were still months away. She was yet to receive word on when Greg's body would be released for burial.

The Hutchings family recently staged a private memorial service for Greg and Eeva at Byron Bay.

Ms Hutchings said family and friends from as far as Darwin and Melbourne attended.

She said there was "lots of tears, and laughs" as the pair's lives were celebrated.

She and her daughter Sheri were now trying to "find a way to move on from losing half our family".

"All we have is memories and photos and some writing and drawings."

Ms Hutchings said one day she hoped that the truth about what happened to the pair and why would surface.

Police suspect a murder-suicide in the case that generated headlines around the country.

Topics:  coronial inquest editors picks greg hutchings



Triathlete program developing future elite

Kensho Endurance creator Brendan Murray training at the team's Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, Murwillumbah base with Lomani Newman,8, and Xane Bowen, 11.

"I want them to understand triathlon as a sport”

Aussie titles on home turf

HOME BOY: Matt Hurworth of   Cabarita Boardriders will compete in this weekend's Australian Surf Festival on his home break.

Top surfing showdown at Cabarita

Fan's dream becomes reality with secret Potty gig

RIGHT TO THE FRONT DOOR: Singer/songwriter Mark Wilkinson will play a gig at a Pottsville fan's home in August.

Singer-songwriter Mark Wilkinson to play secret Pottsville gig

Local Partners

Jonathan LaPaglia takes you inside Australian Survivor s2

Strategy plays key role as castaways seek to make savvy moves and alliances.

Bachelor Recap: Matty’s stunning public rejection

Chic.

Last night we saw humiliation at its best

NZ anchor drops F-bomb live on air

Veteran news anchor Eric Young has been caught uttering an expletive.

Veteran NZ newsreader swears on live television

The Block's family home rescue mission

Scott Cam hosts the TV series The Block.

Reno show's new concept proves its biggest challenge to date.

Angelina Jolie 4.0: Is anyone buying this?

Angelina Jolie, master media manipulator, is back.

Love The Bachelor and a feminist? Sorry, you can't be both

These 22 women trying to win Matty's heart... but at what cost? (Pic: Channel 10)

Tans will be sprayed. Roses will be distributed. Tears will be shed.

New indie folk fest launching social awareness

The Heart Collectors, Reuben Loire, Kymrie Henge, Mobius Barnaby and Tristan DaFoe

New folk music and wellness festival for Tyalgum

Hearty food for cold nights

Boneless lamb shoulder roast with crushed kipflers.

RECIPES: Two tasty lamb dishes to try this winter

How one man made more than $20m in a land deal

Varsity Lakes

Sale, with GST added, shows as a $26.4 million transaction

Oasis in Oxley Cove estate

14 Midship Court, Banora Point

Check out this week's feature property.

Tenant: Let me rent, I'll fix your property and pay for it

Noosaville tenant Tony Conyers thought his tenancy was guaranteed until 2035, so he spent his own money on the property. Now he's been told he may not be able to stay for even one more year.

Renter spent $30k on maintaining, improving property over 17 years