NEWS

CHB MPs call for Kiwibank to help save Waipukurau banking services

Central Hawke’s Bay’s local MPs Kieran McAnulty and Anna Lorck are calling on Kiwibank to keep its Waipukurau branch open, following its announcemen...

Holistic approach needed to improve streams’ aquatic biodiversity

A holistic approach is needed to improve the aquatic biodiversity in our streams, Biodiversity Guardians of Hawke's Bay treasurer Nathan Burkepile says. Speaki...

"Entirely preventable" administration oversight forces closure of Takitimu shops in Hawke's Bay

An 'administration oversight' has forced the closure of both Takitimu Seafood shops in Hawke's Bay, leaving 145 staff off work.  Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incor...

Unison kit bags kick off a sustainable journey

Electricity distributor, Unison Networks, has introduced a more sustainable approach to its Greatest Supporter kit to minimise impact on the environment, as par...

From Beijing and New York - to Hastings: International artist to play at Osmanthus Gardens

International artist Annie Gong – a one woman orchestra – is due to arrive in Hastings tomorrow, to play at the Lighting of the Osmanthus Gardens la...

No new community cases; 2 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are two new positive cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community since yesterday. Of the two cases, one arrived on April 8 f...

Levi Armstrong – from Mongrel Mob family to community leader and fitness guru

Levi Armstrong was born in a Mongrel Mob family, but he decided to change his life. Now he is an inspirational community leader, an academic scholar and a rese...

Water spout captivates locals in Hawke Bay near Napier

A well developed and unusual water spout, merely a few kilometres off the coast of Napier, has captivated the attention of people far and wide.  NIWA prin...

Napier port launches first marine cultural health programme of its kind in Aotearoa

Napier Port, in partnership with mana whenua hapū of Ahuriri, has launched the country's first Marine Cultural Health Programme to monitor and protect the healt...

Police investigate number of recent thefts in Havelock North

Hawke's Bay Police are investigating a number of recent thefts in Havelock North. Items that have been reported stolen include paint, lawnmowers, tools and wee...

Hawke's Bay Regional Council cautions against buying wet or green wood

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is warning people against buying wet or green wood as we come into the colder months. Regional Council Procurement Lead Mark...

Pedestrian hit by car in Taradale: Male in 70s in critical condition

A male in his 70s is said to be in a critical condition after he was struck by a car in Taradale this afternoon.  A Hawke's Bay District Health Board spok...

Pedestrian sustains serious injuries after being hit by vehicle in Taradale

A pedestrian has been taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle this afternoon.  Emergency services were called to...

No new community cases; 2 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are two new positive cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community since yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases...

Sacred Heart College student amplifies youth voice

A passion for advocating change and representing the voices of Napier’s youth has propelled a Sacred Heart College student into taking matters into her ow...

No new community cases; 4 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are four new positive cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community since yesterday. Of the cases, two arrived in the country...

St. John’s College student has rugby career firmly in sight

The highlight of Bradley Campbell’s rugby career was attending a New Zealand Barbarians Hurricanes Age Grade Camp and it has given him a taste for a futur...

Large wetland being constructed in Tukipo, Central Hawke's Bay

A large wetland is being constructed in Tukipo, Central Hawke’s Bay to investigate how wetlands can be used to remove nitrogen and other contaminants from...

EIT to offer Postgraduate suite in Wine Business and Innovation

From July 2021, EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science will offer a new suite of postgraduate qualifications in Wine Business and Innovation. Sue B...

Police target illegal hunting: firearms seized near Wairoa

Police are currently working with local groups targeting illegal hunting in the Wharerata Forest between Gisborne and Wairoa. On Friday night Police stopped a...