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Health warning remains in place as Awatoto wastewater pipe leak persists

A public health warning remains in place as Napier City Council works to fix a leak in a pipe which takes treated wastewater from the Awatoto sewage plant out t...

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Pedestrian forces freight train to stop in central Hastings News

Pedestrian forces freight train to stop in central Hastings

A freight train had to come to an emergency stop in Hastings after a person was seen in the rail corridor.  Police were notified a train had stopped at 14...

NZ's first community case of Omicron subvariant detected in Hawke's Bay News

NZ's first community case of Omicron subvariant detected in Hawke's Bay

A Hawke's Bay resident has tested positive for the new Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 - the first case without a clear link to the border to be discovered in the...

Mobile trailer takes play to the people News

Mobile trailer takes play to the people

Hastings District Council has partnered with Sport Hawke’s Bay to launch Te Waka Tākaro, a free community resource to educate and promote play for our tam...

Covid-19: 268 new Hawke's Bay cases News

Covid-19: 268 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 268 new Covid-19 cases and 17 people in hospital.   Nationally, the Ministry of Health said 15 people have died with Covid-19 and ano...

Big smiles for workplace dental scheme News

Big smiles for workplace dental scheme

A workplace initiative investing in employees’ dental care has got a lot of people smiling.Aisake Nu’u’s teeth are healthier and brighter sinc...

Name has been released from the fatal crash in Longlands News

Name has been released from the fatal crash in Longlands

Police have named the woman who died following a crash on Railway Road South, Longlands on Saturday, May 14.  She was Myrah Bolten, 20, of Hastings. In...

Hawke's Bay Hospital's AT&R ward reopens News

Hawke's Bay Hospital's AT&R ward reopens

Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation (AT&R) Ward has been given the all clear to reopen following a Norovirus outbrea...

Covid-19: 163 new Hawke's Bay cases News

Covid-19: 163 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 163 new community Covid-19 cases.  The region's cases are among 6000 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today. The location o...

Completed Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk an answer to community calls for safety News

Completed Tauroa Reserve Boardwalk an answer to community calls for safety

A boardwalk commissioned in response to calls from community members to make the area safer for users has officially been completed.  A ribbon cutting and...

Technology Enabled Learning the focus of new Food and Fibre sector website News

Technology Enabled Learning the focus of new Food and Fibre sector website

A new website developed from the experiences of teaching staff and learners in the food and fibre sector in New Zealand is providing technology-enabled learning...

New website a one-stop-shop for Hawke's Bay funding information News

New website a one-stop-shop for Hawke's Bay funding information

Community groups seeking financial assistance now have a new one-stop-shop resource to find and access potential funding in the region. The brainchild of the H...

Covid-19: 166 new Hawke's Bay cases News

Covid-19: 166 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 166 new Covid-19 cases, and 19 people in hospital.  Nationally there are 4990 new community cases of Covid-19 and a further 10 Covid-relat...

Man dies in single-vehicle crash, Meeanee News

Man dies in single-vehicle crash, Meeanee

A man has died in a single-vehicle crash on Willowbank Road, Meeanee during the early hours of this morning.  In a statement, police said they received a...

HB skies host RNZAF training activity 'Wise Owl'. News

HB skies host RNZAF training activity 'Wise Owl'.

Hawke's Bay skies have hosted training activity for the RNZAF for the past two weeks.  Exercise 'Wise Owl' has allowed for the development of formation...

One further Covid-related death in Hawke's Bay, 270 cases News

One further Covid-related death in Hawke's Bay, 270 cases

Hawke's Bay has recorded a further Covid-related death and 270 new cases.  Nationally, the Ministry of Health reported 7800 new community cases of Covid-1...

Hawke's Bay health officials report further gastro-cases News

Hawke's Bay health officials report further gastro-cases

Hawke’s Bay health officials are asking people to practice good hand hygiene and stay home if feeling unwell after more reports of a vomiting and diarrhoe...

Opinion: Our front-line workers deserve better News

Opinion: Our front-line workers deserve better

It’s been a rough two years. With health, social, and financial uncertainty constantly surrounding us, the anxiety levels of our nation are at an all-time...

"Increased support for the here and now", "more needed to address living costs": Response to budget 2022 News

"Increased support for the here and now", "more needed to address living costs": Response to budget 2022

The cost-of-living crisis is front and centre in this year's budget, but Hawke's Bay-based financial experts say more could be done.  Low and middle-incom...