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Video: Get set for the World Triathlon Cup Napier

Video from Napier City Council Napier will be a hive of activity as an elite group of athletes take part in the World Triathlon Cup and Age Group World Champs...

Video: Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce had much more work it could have done, says Bayden Barber

The Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce, which was wound up by the National Government this week, had so much more work to do, says Bayden Barber. Barber, who...

Large scale development gets fast track consent approval

Wairatahi, a large scale residential development in Hastings owned by Heretaunga Tamatea Pou Tahua, has secured approval to go ahead via the Government’s...

Zeelandt Brewery to shut its doors after tough year post Cyclone Gabrielle

Twelve months after Cyclone Gabrielle destroyed  their home and businesses, Christopher and Luciana Barber have called ‘time’ on their craft br...

Video: Government declines Hastings Mayor's request for funding for Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three demolition costs

The new Government has rejected a request by the Mayor of Hastings for funding for the demolition costs of the homes of Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three propert...

Cyclone Gabrielle tips Hawke's Bay sharpshooter into reserve force

A Hawke’s Bay farmer came away with both the Top Shot and Top Recruit awards from his New Zealand Army training course. As a hunter, Private Ashton Philo...

Video: Retiring Hastings District Councillor says it has been an absolute privilege and honour to serve

Hastings District Councillor Ann Redstone, who has stepped down from her role after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, says it has been an absolute privilege a...

Play is for everyone at Anderson Park

Swings, slide or spinning disk? Non-verbal children and their caregivers can now express how they want to play with the introduction of communication boards at...

Cyclone Recovery Taskforce concludes

The Cyclone Recovery Taskforce has been wound down with responsibilities transferred to the Cyclone Recovery Unit, Emergency Management and Recovery Minister Ma...

Video: Big relief for Cyclone category three property owners as Hastings District Council decides not to make them pay demolition costs

There is relief among Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three property owners today after the Hastings District Council narrowly decided they were not liable for the c...

Vape-Free Kids rally in Hastings to call for urgent action

Locals in Hastings will gather on Saturday to call on Central Government to step up and prioritise childrens health over big tobacco profits. Rally organiser S...

Narrow vote sees Hastings District Council decide not to make Cyclone Category Three property owners liable for demolition costs

The Hastings District Council has decided by the narrowest of margins today to not make Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three property owners liable for demolition c...

Hawke’s Bay moves to restricted fire season

Hawke's Bay has moved into a restricted fire season, following high temperatures of late.  The restrictions, starting from 8am this morning, are for ...

Resource consent granted for Hawke’s Bay studio

Hawke’s Bay No8 Studios has received Resource Consent for a purpose built film facility in Te Awanga. Led by respected film industry member Tony Keddy,...

Pat Benson remembered – “his dedication to his community was unparalleled"

Hawke’s Bay stalwart Pat Benson, who passed away earlier this month, has been remembered a “legend’ and a “giant of a man”. Benso...

Hawke’s Bay Airport kicks off celebrations for 60th anniversary year

Hawke’s Bay Airport has commenced the celebrations of its official 60th anniversary year, and its much longer history dating back to the 1930s. Wendie Ha...

Car crash leaves 1000 homes briefly without power

Up to 1000 homes in Maraenui were without power after a car crashed into a power pole early this morning. Police were called to the crash on Percy Spiller Aven...

Video: Was this the best Art Deco Weekend ever?

  A successful Art Deco Weekend is set to have not only boosted the local economy, but also given Hawke’s Bay something to cheer about after the lo...

Sacred Heart College filled with aroha to mark cyclone anniversary

Sacred Heart College was filled with aroha as students came together to commemorate the first anniversary of Cyclone Gabrielle. The cyclone, on February 14, d...

EIT | Te Pūkenga Emeritus Professor presents important findings to equestrian sport forum in Mexico

EIT|Te Pūkenga Emeritus Professor Nat Waran has presented an Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission’s final report to a general assembly of equestrian spo...