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Covid-19: What life looks like under red

The entire country is set to move from the Orange traffic light setting to Red from 11.59pm this evening, meaning new restrictions will come into force. ...

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Firefighters contain Napier vegetation fire News

Firefighters contain Napier vegetation fire

A vegetation fire, which was threatening a nearby property, has been contained by firefighters. Fire and Emergency New Zealand Hawke's Bay District Manager Ken...

Watch Live: Prime Minister holds unscheduled press conference News

Watch Live: Prime Minister holds unscheduled press conference

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed New Zealand will move to the red traffic light setting at 11.59pm tonight. Ardern and Director-General of Health...

Video: 5 Napier attractions to entertain the kids for the rest of the holidays. News

Video: 5 Napier attractions to entertain the kids for the rest of the holidays.

Napier's Holiday Attractions Running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained in the last stretch of the school holidays? Here are our top picks for fun acti...

Hastings Covid-19 cluster increases to 13 cases, two new locations of interest News

Hastings Covid-19 cluster increases to 13 cases, two new locations of interest

Hawke’s Bay has four new cases to report today, all are close contacts of people from the Hastings cluster, taking the number of active cases in the regio...

Te Mata Four Square to remain closed for at least eight weeks following fire News

Te Mata Four Square to remain closed for at least eight weeks following fire

The doors of Te Mata Four Square in Havelock North will remain closed for at least another eight weeks following a fire at the store earlier this month. In a F...

Covid-19: Omicron case confirmed in Palmerston North News

Covid-19: Omicron case confirmed in Palmerston North

A case of Covid-19 detected in Palmerston North has been confirmed as the Omicron variant, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.  In a statement, the Mini...

Nine Covid-19 cases now in Hawke's Bay News

Nine Covid-19 cases now in Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay now has a total of nine Covid-19 cases in the region, following three more positive cases being notified. All three new cases are linked to the Has...

New shipping line brings direct Trans-Tasman service to Napier Port News

New shipping line brings direct Trans-Tasman service to Napier Port

Shipping options have expanded for Hawke’s Bay’s exporters and importers with the arrival of a new shipping line offering a direct service to Austra...

Competition: Win a double pass to F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Wine Car-Boot Party News

Competition: Win a double pass to F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Wine Car-Boot Party

Win a double pass to the F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Wine Car-Boot Party. This event is back for a second year and a highlight of F.A.W.C. More than 35 Hawke&rs...

Watch Live: Prime Minister announces changes to traffic light system News

Watch Live: Prime Minister announces changes to traffic light system

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced Northland will join the rest of the country in the orange setting from 11.59pm tonight.  "Vaccination rates...

Six Covid-19 cases now in Hawke’s Bay News

Six Covid-19 cases now in Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay now has a total of six Covid-19 cases in the region, including a further two cases to report today. The Ministry of Health will officially no...

Police name 66-year-old victim of fatal Waimarama Rd crash News

Police name 66-year-old victim of fatal Waimarama Rd crash

Police have released the name of the man who died in a crash on Waimarama Rd earlier this month. He was 66-year-old Anthony Wilkey of Havelock North. "Our tho...

Covid-19: 24 community cases News

Covid-19: 24 community cases

There are 24 new community cases of Covid-19, including one case of the Omicron variant which was announced yesterday but added to today's count. Today's commu...

Vaccine passes required at Hastings libraries and gallery News

Vaccine passes required at Hastings libraries and gallery

Hastings District Council says a decision to amend its Covid-19 vaccine pass requirements at some of its facilities is in the interest of "safety and wellbeing"...

Two further positive Covid-19 cases in Hastings News

Two further positive Covid-19 cases in Hastings

A further two Covid-19 positive tests have been returned for Hastings residents, taking the total number of active cases in the region to four. The Ministry of...

Seventh time's a charm for Hawkes Bay’s Enchanted Ball News

Seventh time's a charm for Hawkes Bay’s Enchanted Ball

Organisers of the Enchanted Ball hope seventh time's the charm when it comes to the long-awaited event due to be held at the end of the month. The event, hoste...

Video: Sitting down with National leader Christopher Luxon News

Video: Sitting down with National leader Christopher Luxon

Leader of the National Party Christopher Luxon.  National Party Leader Christopher Luxon sat down with Hawke's Bay App during his visit to Hawke's Bay - t...

Francois Sneedon captures over-55 surf title at NZ Nationals News

Francois Sneedon captures over-55 surf title at NZ Nationals

The New Zealand National Surfing Championships were staged in Westport, Jan 11-15 this year, the second time the event has been held on the West Coast of the So...