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Nursing Building named in honour of EIT stalwart

Despite having retired, EIT stalwart Dr Susan Jacobs' significant contribution to the polytech will forever be remembered with a building named in her honour.&n...

Hawke's Bay police "disappointed" with number of impaired drivers

A "disappointing" number of impaired drivers on the road has strengthened the resolve of Hawke Bay police to hold those who choose to get behind the wheel under...

Missing 21-year-old Napier man found

A 21-year-old Napier man has been found by police "safe and well".  Hamish had not been in contact with his family since Monday, December 14, and they had...

Former Flaxmere College student appointed to position of Deputy Principal

Cherie Heeney (nee Pohatu) never expected to become a teacher, let alone go into management. But given that two of her role models are the former principals of...

Big Bellies help fight litter

Solar-powered Big Belly Bins have arrived in Hawke’s Bay, ready to compact picnic rubbish in Hastings’ three busiest parks. Three of the litter bin...

Napier Port ship fire under control

A "significant" fire aboard a ship berthed at Napier Port is now under control, after firefighters spent more than three hours battling the blaze.  The in...

Ten new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are 10 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation in New Zealand since the Ministry of Health's (MoH) last media statement on Wednesday. There are no new...

Fire crews working to extinguish "significant" blaze on ship at Napier Port

Fire crews are working to extinguish a "significant" blaze that has broken out on a ship berthed at Napier Port. Fire and Emergency NZ Hawke's Bay Area Manager...

Police call for sightings of 21-year-old missing Napier man

Hawke’s Bay Police are asking for the public's help to locate a 21-year-old, who has been reported missing from Napier. In a statement, police said Hamis...

Napier City Council appoints new Chief Executive

The woman behind the State of Victoria's Covid-19 response has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Napier City Council. Dr Stephanie (Steph) Rotarangi...

Man arrested arrested after alleged rampage on police patrol car in Hastings

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly breaking the windows of a police patrol car in Hastings.  A police spokeswoman said they were called t...

$1.3million fitness research project to benefit Hawke's Bay school children

Hawke’s Bay schools are lining up to join in a $1.3million research project to assess the effectiveness of a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) progr...

Teenager in stable condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital following workplace incident

A 14-year-old boy who sustained serious injuries in a fall at a workplace in Napier on Monday is in a stable condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital. The teenager's...

Hastings orchard fined thousands for illegal agrichemical spray drift

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says a $14,000 fine for an orchard that allowed an illegal agrichemical spray drift sends a strong signal to the horticul...

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 Monday. There are no new cases in the community. Seventeen previously...

Sole occupant injured in helicopter crash on Mahia Peninsula

The sole occupant of a helicopter that crashed on Mahia Peninsula is being treated for moderate injuries.  Emergency services were alerted to the crash on...

Last week to have say on Draft Keirunga Gardens Management Plan

Submissions on the Draft Keirunga Gardens Reserve Management Plan close at the end of the week. The second phase of consultation on the Hastings reserve was no...

Dairy Compliance Awards recognise Hawke's Bay farmers achievements

The dairy industry and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council have adopted the shared goal to achieve 100 per cent compliance with all resource consents, and are 80...

Hukarere Girls’ College appoints new Principal

Long-serving Hawke’s Bay educator Shona “Pip” West has been appointed Principal of Hukarere Girls’ College. The school’s Board of...

Hastings Place Based housing plan delivering results one year on

This month marks a year since the Hastings Place Based Plan pilot to tackle the housing challenges in the district was launched, and significant progress has be...