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Emergency services respond to fire at Napier service station

Emergency services are responding to a fire at a service station on Main North Road in Bay View, Napier. As of 11pm, the fire was under control. Anyone evacuat...

Missing eight-year-old boy found "safe and well"

A missing eight-year-old boy from Napier has been found "safe and well". Noel went missing from Wyatt Avenue, Napier at approximately 3pm today. Just before 6...

Police search for missing eight-year-old boy from Napier

Police are searching for an eight-year-old boy who went missing from Wyatt Avenue, Napier at approximately 3pm today. Noel is autistic. He has bushy hair and w...

Police seek woman believed to be travelling through Hastings in relation to Karori homicide investigation

A woman believed to be travelling between the Wellington, Whanganui and Hastings areas is wanted by police in relation to a homicide investigation. Police woul...

New General Manager for the Food and Fibre CoVE

The Food and Fibre CoVE Board has appointed Paul Hollings as its inaugural General Manager Paul has a 20-year experience in the education and training sectors,...

Five Central Hawke's Bay marae secure close to $900,000 in funding for restoration

A partnership approach between Te Taiwhenua o Tamatea and Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has seen five marae in Tamatea, Central Hawke's Bay secure...

Eighteen new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are 18 new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand since Wednesday. Two of these cases are classified as historical and deemed not...

Hawke's Bay's mental health system boosted

Those facing mental health and wellness challenges in Hawke’s Bay will have more people to turn to with a new team of health workers about to start work i...

Work to start on Waimarama Road cycle trail

A new section of off-road cycle trail is to be built on Waimārama Road between Te Mata Road and Craggy Range winery to improve safety for both cyclists and moto...

Health Hawke’s Bay CEO resigns

The Chief Executive of Health Hawke’s Bay, Wayne Woolrich has resigned.Mr Woolrich joined the region’s Primary Health Organisation in 2016 as Busine...

Have you seen Lars Peka? Police appeal for sightings of Napier man missing since October

Police and the family of a Napier man missing since October last year have "increasing concerns for his welfare".  Lars Peka, 47, was reported missing fro...

Pets fly high with Air Napier

When Covid-19 shut down normal airline movements last year, it left many of man’s best friend – both of the canine and feline variety - stranded acr...

Thieves target Hastings Intermediate School, at least eight bikes stolen

Hastings Intermediate School has had an unfortunate start to the school year with at least eight children's bikes stolen. Hawke's Bay police said a shipping co...

Napier Aquatic Centre brings in security following torrent of abuse

Incidents of verbal abuse leaving both staff and visitors feeling "unsafe" has forced the Napier Aquatic Centre to introduce extra security guards to help contr...

Seven new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are seven new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand since Monday.There are no new cases in the community.Of the new border cases...

Hawke's Bay firefighters extinguish vegetation fire, Clive

Hawke's Bay firefighters spent more than an hour battling a sizeable vegetation fire on State Highway 51, near Clive this morning. Fire and Emergency New Zeala...

Tamatea house fire ruled accidental, cause likely electrical fault

Firefighters investigating a large house fire that broke out in Tamatea this morning have found it was caused by an electrical fault.   Emergency ser...

Power outage for parts of Napier after truck collides with power poles

Power is out in parts of Napier after a truck collided with two power poles this afternoon.  A police spokeswoman said they were notified of the incident...

Teenager named as victim of Christmas Day diving incident, Pourerere Beach

A teenager who died while diving at Pourerere Beach in Central Hawke's Bay on Christmas Day has been named as Jade Gray. The 17-year-old was from Ōtāne. ...

Four new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are four new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand since Sunday. There are no new cases in the community. Of the new border ca...