NEWS

Watch Live: Deputy Prime Minister and Director of Public Health give Covid-19 update

There are 11 new cases in the community - All in Auckland. The total number linked to the current outbreak is 1007. Of these, 549 have recovered.

Road open following serious crash at SH2 and SH5 intersection

State Highway 5 has reopened following a serious crash where one person was taken to hospital. Emergency services were called to the collision between a truck...

Ground-shaking seismic trial provides insight into magnitude 4.9 earthquake

Analysis into this month's widely-felt 4.9 magnitude earthquake near Waipukurau has found location, local soil variation and building classification is key when...

Heavy rain watch in place for Hawke's Bay

A heavy rain watch has been issued for the region and will continue for the remainder of the week.  Metservice Forecaster Sonja Farmer says there will be...

Community feedback rolls in for new relocated Flaxmere skate park

More than 200 skateboarders, scooterers, school students, parents and Flaxmere residents are having their say on the new Flaxmere skate plaza, and that input wi...

Police seek driver of mystery car following serious Hastings crash

Police are seeking the driver of a mystery car that left the scene of a serious crash in Hastings this morning. Emergency services were called to the single-ve...

Penguin of the Year voting opens, who will take out the title?

It's the question on the minds of staff and visitors alike at the National Aquarium of New Zealand - who will be voted 2021 Penguin of the Year? With voting op...

Eighty-year-old Napier Kindergarten teacher happiest when working with children

Her friends think she’s mad, but Steph McCallum says she’s happiest when she’s working, and that her life as a kindergarten teacher is an abso...

Two people in serious condition after car crashes into ditch in Hastings

Two people are in a serious condition after their car crashed into a ditch in Hastings this morning. Emergency services were called to the single-vehicle crash...

Wellbeing pivotal to Hukarere Girls’ College’s lockdown success

Educational needs as well as the mental and physical wellbeing of Hukarere Girls’ College students has been at the heart of a comprehensive Covid-19 alert...

Hastings' economic activity up seven per cent, report estimates

Latest Infometrics data on the health of the Hastings economy indicates the district has performed well in the year to June 2021, despite the impact of COVID-19...

Hawke's Bay drought indicator app breaks ground as first of its kind in New Zealand

A free-to-use drought indicator app aimed at building resilience within the region's rural community has become the first of its kind in the country. The app w...

Watch Live: Prime Minister and Director General of Health give Covid-19 update

There are 15 new community cases - all in Auckland. The total number of cases linked to the current outbreak is 970. Of which, 397 have recovered. 

EIT trailblazing in COVID-19 vaccination response

EIT’s School of Nursing is playing a role at the frontline of the COVID-19 response after becoming one of the first tertiary providers in the country to h...

Hawke's Bay's newest millionaire celebrates birthday of a lifetime

A Hawke’s Bay woman is celebrating the birthday of a lifetime after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division over the weekend – and as if that w...

Woman charged following alleged assault at Wycliffe shops

A 38-year-old woman is due to appear in court later this week following an alleged assault on awoman outside the Wycliffe shops on Oldham Ave, Onekawa yesterday...

Hawke's Bay's councils embrace Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Hawke's Bay's councils have come together to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) with more flags featuring kiwaha, or key Māori phrases dotte...