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Community gathers to launch Hastings Multicultural Strategy

There was face painting, food, entertainment and more when a few hundred people gathered at Functions on Hastings on Saturday to celebrate the Hastings District...

Hawke’s Bay’s Boyd Gross at the top of his valuation game

Logan Stone director and specialist rural valuer Boyd Gross, well-known and highly respected in rural business circles across New Zealand has been awarded the p...

Visitors soon welcomed to redeveloped Hawke's Bay Airport

Travellers flying into or out of Hawke’s Bay will be soon be welcomed into the newly expanded Hawke’s Bay Airport, with construction of the new term...

Arrest following alleged Puketapu aggravated robbery

A swift response from Police after an aggravated robbery in Puketapu yesterday saw the alleged offender located and taken into custody soon after. Police were...

VIDEO: Napier Libraries foster love of reading through winter programme

The Napier Libraries have been a hive of activity over the school holidays and the love of reading is set to continue Winter Reading Programme. 

VIDEO: National Aquarium of New Zealand reaches for the stars

The National Aquarium of New Zealand has teamed up with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to encourage people to learn about the nine stars of Matariki.

Quick response prevents further damage to fire-gutted service station workshop, FENZ says

A fire at a workshop behind a Havelock North service station could have been a lot worse if it had not been for the quick response by firefighters and the mecha...

Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay brings New Zealand's top drivers to the region

New Zealand’s top rally drivers are revving their engines in anticipation of Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay set to begin this afternoon. ...

Actor encourages younger generation to study

A well-known young actor, who stars in EIT's latest promotional campaign, says the role has given him an opportunity to encourage younger generations to study f...

New coworking space opens in the heart of Napier

After experiencing a year like no other in 2020, and with a growing shift towards working from home, two Napier women have created a new coworking space in the...

What's the craic, Hastings? New Irish pub to open in former Public Trust building

A new Rosie O’Grady’s is set to launch in Hastings early next month, bringing an authentic and lively Irish pub experience to the expanding CBD. Lo...

VIDEO: Hastings District Libraries turn up the heat with reading challenge

Hastings District Libraries is adding incentive to picking up a book with the Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge.  For more information and to reg...

One seriously injured in two-vehicle crash near Ōtāne

One person has been seriously injured in a crash on State Highway 2 near Ōtāne.Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash at 3.50pm this afternoon....

Unison declares a $15.8 million dividend for 2021/21 financial year

Electricity distributor Unison Networks has delivered a strong performance for its customers declaring a $15.8 million final dividend for its shareholders, the...

Missing six-year-old found

More than five hours after he first went missing, a six-year-old boy has been found. Police said he was found at a residential address just after 9pm this even...

Have you seen Noah? Napier police issue urgent appeal for sightings of missing six-year-old

More than five hours since a six-year-old boy first went missing, Napier police are asking residents who live in the area around Gilray Ave to check their secti...

Two youths arrested for unlawfully taking "significant" number of Mazda motor vehicles

Hawke's Bay police have arrested two youths responsible for a "significant" number of unlawful takings of Mazda motor vehicles.  In a statement to Hawke's...

VIDEO: 'Help available' says primary health practitioners as cases of RSV rise

Health Hawke's Bay is urging people to seek support if they need as the flu-like Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) puts hospital wards and general practices t...

New ownership means Game On for “Golden Oldies”

This week, recreational sports players around the world have received the happy news they have been waiting for; “Golden Oldies” has been relaunched...

Sponsorship fuel for Bay trio's Olympic dreams

Hands up if you dreamed about competing at the Olympic Games when you were a youngster. Yes, there's plenty of us and numbers always grow during an Olympic Gam...