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Thirty-one new cases of Covid-19 in three days

There has been an average of 10 new and historical cases of Covid-19 at the border, per day, since Thursday.  There are no new cases in the community.Duri...

Pōrangahau Catchment Group on track to secure $2.1m of the Freshwater Improvement Fund

Central Hawke’s Bay’s Pōrangahau Catchment Group is working towards securing $2.1 million of the Ministry for the Environment’s freshwater imp...

One dead following farm vehicle crash, Waipukurau

One person has died following a single-vehicle crash on a rural property in Waipukurau this morning.Emergency services responded to a report of a person being i...

Armed Offenders Squad swarms Waimarama

Hawke's Bay police and the Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) descended on Waimarama this morning following a report of a robbery. Two people have been charged in rel...

January at The Globe Theatrette

After a pretty light-hearted December line-up, we’re starting off the New Year much darker – and we're excited about it! A well-crafted, atmospheric...

Undersized pāua seized in Mahia

A joint operation by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and police has seen more than 150 undersized pāua returned to the sea in northern Hawke's Bay.&nb...

Speedy recovery for rehabilitated Little Penguin

Five months has made the world of difference for one young kororā (little penguin) who is now full of life and on the way to being released into the wild. ...

Four new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation in two days

There are 4 cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since January 5.There are no new cases in the community.Of the new border cases:&mid...

A Covid year in Hawke's Bay for new UK family

The Hafiji family could not have known it at the time, but their move to Hawke’s Bay from the United Kingdom on January 4 last year was perfectly timed gi...

Potentially harmful algal bloom found at Anderson Park

Dog owners are warned to keep their pets away from the Anderson Park ponds and all other waterways in Napier until further notice. Napier City Council said in...

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay launches contestable fund

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay has launched its first contestable fund for biodiversity-focused projects in the region. The fund will give between $1,000 and $...

Is a skidpad the answer to Flaxmere's illegal street racing activity?

In a bid to combat burnouts and street racing in Flaxmere, a Hastings District Councillor has proposed building a skidpad to deter unlawful behavior on the subu...

Hawke's Bay Hospital's Emergency Department "very busy": People urged to seek medical help elsewhere

Hawke's Bay District Health Board is urging people to seek medical help elsewhere unless it is an emergency, as an influx of holiday-goers to the region and a n...

Six new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are six new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation since January 3. Of the new cases, two arrived from the United Kingdom, one from the United...

Firefighters extinguish large house fire near Tangoio

Firefighters have managed to quell a large house fire that spread to more than 100 square metres of woodland near Tangoio. Emergency services were called to th...

Hawke's Bay Regional Council issues plea for clean hulls

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has issued a plea for people to keep their boat hulls clean as a way to protect the region's waters from unwanted pests. HBRC...

Funding to grow and preserve region’s future

Hawke's Bay's culture, rangatahi and critically endangered species will be the beneficiaries of four projects funded through a new environmental Trust.  T...

Hawke's Bay fire call-outs shaped by an unprecedented year

Covid-19 has had a profound effect on the number of call-outs Fire and Emergency attend, statistics show.  In total, Napier and Hastings Fire Brigades att...

Nineteen new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation in three days

There are 19 cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since December 31, 2020.There are no new cases in the community. Of the new border...

Relatively well-behaved New Year's for Hawke's Bay, despite drink-driving and beach fires

Hawke's Bay police, out in force over New Year's, have processed four people for drink driving - something they say is "really disappointing".  The driver...