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Forty auction lots revealed ahead of Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

A featured artist and a travel package are among forty lots to be auctioned at this year's Hawke's Bay Wine Auction.  In its 30th year, the event raises m...

Crusaders halfback signs two-year deal with Magpies

Crusaders halfback Ere Enari will play for the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team for the next two seasons. The Hawke's Bay Rugby Union confirmed Enari's signing t...

Significant milestone for Central rugby loosie

Central Rugby and Sports loosie Tomo Fogarty will play his 100th premier match for the club tomorrow. Reaching 100 games is something I've always wanted to do...

MPI issues public health warning after high toxin levels found in Hawke's Bay shellfish

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a warning to the public against collecting shellfish in Hawke's Bay due to high toxin levels detected in sh...

Chemical used in the production of polystyrene at the centre of Napier Port HAZMAT incident, FENZ says

An industrial chemical used in the production of polystyrene is at the centre of a HAZMAT incident at the Port of Napier, Fire and Emergency New Zealand&nb...

Firefighters battle chemical spill at Napier Port

Firefighters are battling a chemical spill at the Port of Napier. Emergency services were called to the HAZMAT incident at 9.55am this morning. Currently, seve...

Covid-19: No new community cases; Two cases in managed isolation

There are two new cases of Covid-19 in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities and no new cases in the community since the Ministry’s last update...

Burning rubbish a big contributor to Wairoa’s poorer air quality, Regional Council says

Hawke's Bay Regional Council is concerned about Wairoa's declining air quality during winter and says burning rubbish is a big contributor. Air Quality Scienti...

Hastings Girls' students give MP positive feedback on free period products

Free period products are starting to be delivered across participating schools in Hawke’s Bay. Tukituki MP Anna Lorck, who met with Hastings Girls High S...

Regional Council seeks new councillor for Hastings seat

Following the resignation of councillor Rex Graham, Hawke's Bay Regional Council is holding a by-election to fill the vacancy created in its Hastings constituen...

Lauano will clock up 300 for Green Machine

Popular Napier Old Boys Marist club rugby player Migao Lauano will play his 300th premier match for the club on Saturday. Lauano, 40, who made his premier debu...

Central Hawke’s Bay Museum farewells longstanding chairman

The Central Hawke’s Bay Museum has farewelled its longstanding chairman, Hans Dresel. A Porangahau resident and owner of Waipukurau business Red Snap&rsq...

First F.A.W.C! Summer Series event announced

Plans for the 10th anniversary of Hawke’s Bay’s signature culinary festival F.A.W.C! are well underway with the announcement of the Summer Series&rs...

EIT Apprentice blazing a trail in horticulture

Saffron Wilson thought she wanted to be a hairdresser, but soon realised that working outdoors was her passion and now the 22-year-old is blazing a trail for wo...

Police appeal for information after aggravated robbery in Napier

Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery at Te Awa Store in Napier yesterday.  A man entered the Ellison Street store at aroun...

Second person charged in relation to death of Peter Lui

A second person has now been charged in relation to the death of Peter Lui in March. Today, a 22-year-old Hawke’s Bay man will appear (via AVL) in the Ha...

Rugby legend inspires St. John’s College boys

Seeing Sir Michael Jones in the flesh and having the opportunity to meet him will be something boys at St. John’s College will not forget anytime soon. T...

EIT graduates excel in Hawke’s Bay Young Fruit Grower of the Year

EIT’s strong horticulture programmes proved their worth again with two graduates finishing on the podium at this year’s highly acclaimed Hawke&rsquo...

Hawke's Bay Water Conservation Order hearing underway after Covid-19 delay

The Environment Court is sitting again this week to hear the appeals to the recommendations made by the Special Tribunal for a Water Conservation Order on the N...

Small distance goes a long way: Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail officially open

The Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail was officially opened today, with the region's leaders testing it out by bike and on foot. Construction of the 2.5km...