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Hawke's Bay Expressway closed following crash, no one injured

Motorists are advised to avoid the Hawke’s Bay Express Way between Omahu Road and Evenden Road SH2. A police spokesman said a vehicle crashed on the expr...

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Series of smaller earthquakes likely News

Series of smaller earthquakes likely

GNS scientists predict further earthquakes of a smaller magnitude will occur but will decrease in frequency over the next 30 days, following a morning of large...

Watch: PM Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield live update. News

Watch: PM Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield live update.

Watch: PM Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield live COVID-19 update.

Civil Defence says marine and beach threat for Hawke's Bay lifted News

Civil Defence says marine and beach threat for Hawke's Bay lifted

Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management says the marine and beach threat for Hawke's Bay has been cancelled by the National Emergency Management Agency.B...

No new COVID-19 cases, 68 active cases in nationwide. News

No new COVID-19 cases, 68 active cases in nationwide.

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today. There are no new cases to report in managed isolation. The total number of active cases i...

Watch Live: Govt to give live tsunami press update at 11.30am. News

Watch Live: Govt to give live tsunami press update at 11.30am.

Watch Live: Emergency Management Minister Kiri Allan and National Emergency Management Agency controller Roger Ball give live press update.

Hawke's Bay residents in red zone areas urged to evacuate News

Hawke's Bay residents in red zone areas urged to evacuate

People living in the red evacuation zone in Hawke’s Bay are being advised to evacuate due to a tsunami threat.The National Emergency Management Agency, th...

Magnitude 7.4 quake near the Kermadec Islands prompts fresh warnings News

Magnitude 7.4 quake near the Kermadec Islands prompts fresh warnings

A tsunami warning has been issued after two earthquakes near the Kermadec Islands this morning.  A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck at 6.41am, and an 8.0&n...

'Severe' 7.2 magnitude earthquake wakes New Zealand. News

'Severe' 7.2 magnitude earthquake wakes New Zealand.

3.39am Update: A Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas has been issued following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake this morning. AREAS UNDER LAND AND MARIN...

Bay paraglider wins national championship Sport

Bay paraglider wins national championship

Meet Bex Rae ... Hawke's Bay's latest national champion. Havelock North's Rae (pictured above, photo Ryan Larraman) won the New Zealand Paragliding women's cha...

Sister-Cities for 40 years: Hastings and Guilin mayors sign reaffirmation document News

Sister-Cities for 40 years: Hastings and Guilin mayors sign reaffirmation document

The 40th anniversary of the Hastings-Guilin Sister City relationship has been formally marked, with the mayors of both cities signing a reaffirmation document....

Watch Live: Dr Ashley Bloomfield gives update on Covid-19 cases News

Watch Live: Dr Ashley Bloomfield gives update on Covid-19 cases

There are no new COVID-19 cases to report in the community, but six new cases in managed isolation. No previously reported cases have recovered. The total numb...

Day of biodiversity education planned for Little Bush News

Day of biodiversity education planned for Little Bush

A guided bushwalk and a pest control presentation will be two highlights of an event organised by Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay at Little Bush reserve near Nap...

Sacred Heart College student’s artwork featured in national exhibition News

Sacred Heart College student’s artwork featured in national exhibition

Seeing the very work she pored over for hours last year highlighted at a national level was “surreal” for former Sacred Heart College student Kya Jo...

Napier War Memorial concept drawings to be presented at community meeting News

Napier War Memorial concept drawings to be presented at community meeting

The concept drawings for the restoration of the Napier War Memorial will be unveiled to the community at a meeting to be held at the Napier War Memorial Centre...

“Simple messages, with long-lasting impressions”: Three Hawke’s Bay women launch mental health initiative News

“Simple messages, with long-lasting impressions”: Three Hawke’s Bay women launch mental health initiative

Three young Hawke’s Bay women – united by their personal struggles with mental health – have launched a non-profit initiative that aims to hel...

Pick the Bay expo leads to career opportunity, and a car News

Pick the Bay expo leads to career opportunity, and a car

The two Pick the Bay employment expos held over the past six months attracted hundreds of job seekers, one of whom has gained a new and exciting career opportun...

Watch Live: Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield give update on Covid-19 cases News

Watch Live: Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield give update on Covid-19 cases

There are no new Covid-19 cases to report in the community, and two new cases in managed isolation.  One of these cases is historical and deemed not infec...

Penn captures first East Coast Stockcar Championship title Sport

Penn captures first East Coast Stockcar Championship title

Hawke's Bay stockcar driver Regan Penn labelled his first East Coast championship title as an ideal form of consolation for the Meeanee Maulers winless nation...