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Powerlines down after truck crashes into power poles, Central Hawke's Bay

Just over an hour after a truck crashed into two powerpoles in Central Hawke's Bay, its driver remains in the cab, unable to move until the downed powerlines ca...

Six cases of Covid-19 in two days in managed isolation

There are 6 cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since Monday. One of these cases is classified as historical and deemed not infecti...

Truck driver in stable condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital

A truck driver is in a stable condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital after his vehicle rolled down a bank on State Highway 2 near Tangoio Falls last night. Emergenc...

Hawke's Bay firefighters save properties in path of large vegetation fire

Firefighters remain at the scene of a large vegetation fire that broke out in Fernhill last night, extinguishing hotspots. Emergency services were alerted to t...

Modern technology aids response times for Hawke's Bay firefighters

The time it takes for volunteer fire brigades in Hawke's Bay to respond to an emergency has decreased thanks to the use of modern technology.  Historicall...

Large fire in Fernhill threatens nearby houses

Firefighters have managed to contain a large fire that broke out in Fernhill, Hastings, and was threatening multiple properties. Emergency services were called...

Container truck rolls down bank near Tangoio, emergency services working to free driver

Update: As of 9pm, the driver had been transported to Hawke's Bay Hospital.  A container truck has rolled about 20 metres down a bank on State Highway 2 n...

Napier Port ship fire ruled accidental, cause revealed

A fire that ravaged through a ship at Napier Port last year has been ruled accidental and is believed to have been caused during operations to remove cargo, an...

End of an era for Flaxmere Heroes Calendar

The Flaxmere Heroes Calendar may be a casualty of Covid-19, but founder Henare O’Keefe is determined to fill the void with something else. For ten years,...

Study while you earn: Part-time cookery certificate addresses labour shortage

In response to the shortage of skilled hospitality workers in Hawke’s Bay, EIT is launching a new apprenticeship-like offering of the NZ Certificate in Co...

Victim of Central Hawke's Bay quad bike incident named

The man killed in a quad bike accident on Saturday was 89-year-old David Frederick Daunton. Mr Daunton, of Havelock North, went out on his quad bike on a farm...

Opportunity awaits for Napier's youth to sit at council table

The young people of Napier have been given a chance to have their voices heard with spots up for grabs on the youth council.  The Napier Youth Council is...

One arrested following fight at Tamatea supermarket

One person has been arrested following a large fight in the carpark of PAK'nSAVE Tamatea this afternoon.  Police were called to the incident on the corner...

Covid-19: Ten new cases at border in two days

There are 10 cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand since Friday. In an update shortly after 1pm on Sunday, the Ministry of Healt...

Fatal quad bike crash, Central Hawke’s Bay

A man has died after a quad bike crash on a farm in Omakere, Central Hawke’s Bay. The man went out on the bike yesterday morning and failed to return. H...

Three Bay drivers book crack at national title

"Not bad for a bloke in a borrowed car."   These were the words of proud Dad and former 3NZ Regan O'Brien after watching his son Kairyn qualify for the t...

Bay View service station fire cause revealed: Petrol container accidentally ignited by cigarette lighter

The fire which destroyed the entire forecourt of the Main North Road BP petrol station in Bay View last night is believed to have been an accident, police say....

Police investigate suspicious fire at gang pad

More than six hours after a fire ravaged a service station in Bay View, a Mongrel Mob gang pad burned down in what police are describing as a "suspicious fire"....

Daylight reveals devastation caused by fire at Bay View service station

The cold light of day has revealed the devastation caused by a fire that ravaged a Bay View service station last night. Emergency services were called to the B...

Three charged following burglaries of building materials in Napier

Three local men have been arrested following a series of burglaries in November and December targeting building materials in Napier. On Thursday police execute...