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Remediation of historic dump site in Palmbrook Reserve

Work to remove rubbish from a historic dumpsite near the banks of the Karituwhenua Stream in Palmbrook Reserve will start on Wednesday.  The dump site, be...

Missing Hastings 15-year-old found "safe and well"

A missing 15-year-old from Hastings has been found "safe and well" this evening - hours after she was last seen yesterday afternoon.  Police had "concerns...

Have you seen Praise? 15-year-old Hastings girl missing since Saturday

Hawke's Bay police are appealing to the public to help locate 15-year-old Praise who has been reported missing from Hastings. In a statement, police say she wa...

Covid-19: 80 new community cases

The Ministry of Health has revealed 80 new community cases of Covid19 today - 77 in Auckland, two in Waikato and one in Northland. There are also five new case...

Covid-19: 104 new community cases including positive case in Blenheim

There are 104 new community cases of Covid-19 including one in Blenheim, the Ministry of Health has announced, As at 10am, 43 of these cases are linked - inclu...

EIT’s Joint International College in China welcomes 2021 cohort

A new intake of 222 students has been welcomed on to the campus of EIT Data Science and Communication College, a joint International College that is a partnersh...

World Champion holds special connection with Karamu High School

Former Karamu High School student, Aimee Fisher, was moved to tears when she saw the video her alma mater did for her. Aimee, who won the women's K1 500 at the...

Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck on SH2 near Otane

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck and trailer heading south on SH2 this afternoon, police say.  Emergency services were called to the sc...

Unattended cooking cause of early morning Hastings house fire

An early morning house fire that injured two people was caused by unattended cooking, Fire and Emergency New Zealand has determined.  Emergency services w...

First Originair flight lands in Napier with much fanfare

Originair's first commercial flight to the region from Nelson landed at Hawke’s Bay Airport with much fanfare. The flight, which touched down at 1pm, mar...

Serious crash on SH2 near Otane

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on SH2, near Ōtāne. A police spokesperson says indications are one person has been seriously injured. The...

Covid-19: 129 new community cases

There are 129 new community cases today; 120 are in Auckland and nine are in the Waikato. As at 9am today, 64 of these cases are linked, of whom 25 are househo...

EIT engages with release of new Operating Model

EIT staff and students across EIT campuses have had opportunity this week to engage with the release of the future operating model for Te Pūkenga, the new natio...

Did you feel it? Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks North Island

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake was felt across the North Island and upper South Island. The earthquake occurred at 10.58am, 210 kilometres below the King Country....

"Amen and Hallelujah": Flaxmere's wish for new supermarket granted

The answer to Flaxmere's long-held wish for a new supermarket and retail centre deserves, in the words of councillor Henare O'Keefe, an "Amen and Hallelujah"....

Kmart in Napier identified as a location of interest

Kmart in Napier has been identified as a location of interest after a traveller to Hawke's Bay from Waikato tested positive for Covid-19.  If you were at...

Two Hawke's Bay close contacts test negative, continue to isolate

Two close contacts of a positive COVID-19 that visited Hawke's Bay last week have both returned a negative day six test result and continue to isolate.  T...

Hastings District Council delays decision on opening Splash Planet

Hastings district councillors have delayed making a decision on whether or not to open Splash Planet until more information becomes available on the government&...

Watch Live: 102 new community Covid-19 cases

A Waikato Covid-19 case undertook permitted travel to Hawke's Bay last Friday prior to becoming a confirmed case, the Ministry of Health has revealed this aft...