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Seven Directors appointed to Food and Fibre CoVE Board

The Food and Fibre Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) has appointed seven Directors to its board. Announced today, Prue Younger, Turi Ngatai, Wiremu McMill...

Seven cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are seven cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since Monday. There are no new cases in the community. One case arrived on Dece...

Unusual smell in cabin forces evacuation of Air New Zealand plane

An "unusual smell" in the cabin of an Air New Zealand plane sparked the evacuation of passengers at Hawke's Bay Airport late last night.  The plane, Air N...

Seven arrested, hauls of firearms, cash and methamphetamine seized in Hawke's Bay search warrants

Police have arrested seven people and seized firearms, methamphetamine, cannabis and cash in search warrants executed across the Hawke's Bay, Raupunga and Gisbo...

Hastings' Quest Hotel one step closer to reality with start of site works

A longstanding aspiration to have hotel accommodation available in the heart of Hastings has become a reality, with work beginning on the new Quest Apartment.&n...

Hawke's Bay Cycle Trail most popular nationwide

In a year where more people have taken to the country's cycle trails than ever before, the Hawke's Bay Cycle Trail has proven the most popular. According to tr...

Hawke's Bay DHB chair condemns abuse of hospital staff

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board's chief executive Keriana Brooking says staff who work for the DHB, or in any other healthcare setting in Hawke’s...

Low levels for Mangateretere Stream triggers water restrictions across Hastings District

The Mangateretere Stream has dropped to near its minimum level, triggering the first stage of water restrictions imposed by the Hastings District Council. ...

Two new trucks for Haumoana fire brigade a rare event

In what has been labeled a "rare event", the Haumoana Volunteer Fire Brigade has taken delivery of not one but two brand new trucks - a fire appliance and a tan...

Two women in stable condition following serious crash on the Napier-Taupō Rd

Two women in their 20s are in a stable condition following a serious single-vehicle crash on the Napier-Taupō Rd last night. Emergency services were called to...

Hawke's Bay District Health Board urges people to choose well this holiday period

Hawke’s Bay health officials are asking locals to Choose Well for health care this festive season, plan ahead to ensure regular medications are not runnin...

Napier to bring in New Year with array of local acts

Napier's Sound Shell will be the place to be on New Year's Eve, with an array of local acts set to bring in 2021.  The city's annual New Year's Eve party...

Festive spirit alive in Central Hawke's Bay

Waipukurau's Ruataniwha and Northumberland Streets were abuzz with activity on Friday for the annual Central Hawke's Bay Christmas Celebration.  Hosted by...

Five new cases of Covid-19

There are five new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand. There are no new cases in the community. Two seperate cases arrived on December 10 from the Unit...

Motorcyclist remains in serious condition following crash near Poukawa, Hastings

A motorcyclist who sustained injuries in a crash in Poukawa, Hastings yesterday remains in a serious condition at Wellington Regional Hospital.  Emergency...

Motorcyclist in serious condition following crash near Poukawa

Emergency services are responding to a serious motorcycle crash on Middle Road, Poukawa, south of Pakipaki. The crash occurred around 1:55pm. Police have stat...

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

There are six new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand since Friday. There are no new cases in the community. Two people that arrive...

Coastal hazards project re-engages ahead of consultation

The Hawke’s Bay coastal hazards project is re-engaging with the community to build solutions for the coast between Clifton and Tangoio. The Joint Committ...

Youth grant allows recipients to reach their goals

Hastings District Council's youth grants have given a helping hand to ten young people to reach their goals. Established in 2017, the grants seek to recognise...

Napier City Council purchases multi-million dollar site for drinking water reservoir

A multi-million dollar purchase by Napier City Council will see Napier Hill's old hospital site used for a new drinking water supply reservoir. The three hecta...