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VIDEO: Flaxmere development provides opportunity for first home buyers.

  First-home buyers are taking up the opportunity to get on the property ladder, quickly buying sections at the new Tarbet St subdivision that’s b...

April airport case: Sixteen close contacts identified

The person who has tested positive for Covid-19 works as a cleaner at Auckland International Airport, cleaning planes that have flown internationally from count...

No new community cases; 1 border case; 1 new historical case of COVID-19

A border worker, who works at Auckland Airport, has returned a positive test result for Covid-19 . The Ministry of Health says the usual protocol of isolating...

Ready, Set, Plant: Eight-year-old runs 22km for biodiversity

Sheer determination and a passion for biodiversity has seen an eight-year-old tackle the tough terrain of Te Mata Park and raise more than a thousand dollars fo...

Community biodiversity projects doing well in Hawke’s Bay

Community groups at grassroots level in Hawke’s Bay are playing their part in preserving and building our biodiversity, says Biodiversity Hawke’s Ba...

Work starts on multi-million dollar water treatment, storage and education facility 'Waiaroha'

Waiaroha, a key project in Hastings Drinking Water Strategy, has received Resource Consent and construction work will start immediately. The water treatment, s...

Bay's Watts captures first national cross-country title

It was celebration time for Hawke's Bay's Tommy Watts at the weekend, with back-to-back wins in the South Island earning him his first national motorcycling cro...

New head coach for Central Stags

The Central Stags will take the field under new reins next summer with Rob Walter appointed as the team’s Head Coach. The highly regarded Walter (picture...

Hurricanes to play Force in Napier

The recent travel bubble announcement between New Zealand and Australia sees rugby in Hawke’s Bay as a beneficiary being able to secure a Super Rugby Tran...

Watch Live: Napier City Council Long Term Plan consultation

Napier City Council Mayor Kirsten Wise and council staff will be available to answer constituents' Long Term Plan 2021-31 questions in a live chat session.&nb...

Huge year for Chinese lantern festival

This year’s Lighting of the Osmanthus Gardens has been a roaring success, with an estimated 15,000 taking in the spectacular lantern festival over seven e...

Māori standing committee to make recommendation to Council on Māori wards this week

Hastings District Council’s Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori standing committee will this week make a recommendation to Council on whether or not it should int...

No new community cases; two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are two new positive cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community since yesterday. Both new cases arrived from India via the...

Taradale Women's Federation Cup footballers post victory

Taradale's Federation Cup Women's Football team had a 3-2 win today in their away game at Memorial Park Park in Palmerston North. The day didn’t go to pl...

Todd claims Hawke's Bay TQ championship title

Two weeks after winning the North Island TQ title Hawke's Bay's Duane Todd won the provincial championship at Meeanee last night. "I've been fast all year an...

Striker scores four as Rovers bounce back in style

One doesn't have to be a genius to work out Napier City Rovers football striker Kailan Gould was rapt with his four goals during today's 7-0 drubbing of Petone...

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

There are four new positive cases of Covid-19 and one historical case to report in managed isolation since Friday. Of the new cases, two arrived from Kenya via...

Napier Community Senior Constable retires after 43-year career

When Napier Community Senior Constable Shane Gibson (Gibbo) hangs up his Police uniform for the last time this month, he takes with him lifelong friendships dev...

Mother and daughter shine for Clive women's rugby side

Mother and daughter combo, Laurae and Raedeen Blake, helped Clive win their first round fixture in Hawke's Bay's women's club rugby competition yesterday. Laur...

Hello Cup hits the shelves at Countdown

It’s made a huge splash globally since launching three years ago, but now Kiwi menstrual cup brand The Hello Cup is taking its biggest stride forward yet,...