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No new cases of Covid-19

There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today – that is no new cases in managed isolation facilities and no new cases in the community...

Teenager in critical condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital following workplace accident

A teenage roofing contractor is in a critical condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital following a workplace incident in Napier this morning.  Emergency services...

Police appeal for witnesses to Napier fire at fertiliser factory

Police investigating a fire at the Ravensdown shed on Waitangi Road, Napier are appealing for witnesses. Firefighters spent almost four hours battling the larg...

Three new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases. Of the three cases, case one arrive...

Napier Lotto player wins share of $1 million

A lucky Lotto player from Napier has won a share of one million dollars in last night's Lotto First Division live Lotto draw.  Greenmeadows New World sold...

Air New Zealand air crew member tests positive for Covid-19 at the border

There is one new case of COVID-19 at the border to report in New Zealand today. Today’s case is an Air New Zealand air crew member. They arrived in New Z...

Discharge warning lifted: Initial test results rule out contamination of Napier's inner harbour

Interim test results conducted by Napier City Council suggest Pandora Pond and the inner harbour are clear of contaminants after a discharge from some manholes...

Hawke’s Bay Police provide reassurance patrols following recent gang activity

Hawke’s Bay Police are continuing to provide reassurance patrols following several public incidents of gang activity last week across the region. As a re...

Six new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are six new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since the Ministry’s last update on Wednesday. There are no new community cases. Of th...

EIT student captures aspects of Biodiversity on video

A personal interest and investment in environmental issues and sustainability has motivated an EIT student to produce a series of videos highlighting biodiversi...

Two-year-old boy rescued after near-drowning in Napier dies in Hospital

A two-year-old boy who was rescued after a near-drowning at the Napier Aquatic Centre has died. Police confirmed this morning that the young child died of thei...

Calendar to raise much-needed funds for Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay

Marie Taylor’s calendars have become a staple for the Hawke’s Bay plant community, and this year is no different, with her 2021 Calendar featuring n...

Up to 23 jobs on the line in potential restructure at Heinz-Wattie’s

A potential restructure at Heinz-Wattie’s Hastings’ operations could see up to 23 middle management jobs disestablished. The restructure, which is...

Video: Dairy owner resists armed robber with baseball bat

A shopkeeper in her 60s brandished a baseball bat to fight off a would-be robber who threatened her with what appeared to be a rifle. Daksha Patel was behind t...

Hospital and schools put in lockdown after attempted armed theft in Hastings

Police are still searching for an offender after an armed theft sent several Hastings schools and Hawke's Bay Hospital into lockdown earlier today. Police were...

Hawke's Bay woman reported missing since September found

A Hawke's Bay woman who had been missing since last September has been found "safe and well". Rose Pawson, 32, was last seen by her family in Hastings in late...

Two Hawke's Bay companies fined thousands for illegal discharge

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says the court decision to fine two local companies a total of $37,000 for an illegal discharge sends a strong signal to...

Council investigation finds six historical landfills in Havelock North

Six small sites used to dispose of household refuse in the 1960s have been found in Havelock North, in the first stage of painstaking work to locate historical...

Three new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases and no active community cases of Co...

Concept plans underway for Cornwall Park aviary upgrade

An upgrade of the Cornwall Park aviary will see it have enhanced enclosures three times its current size, a draft concept plan has revealed. Hastings District...