NEWS

Covid-19: Three new locations of interest linked to Hawke's Bay community case

Three locations of interest linked to a community Covid-19 case have been revealed, as the Ministry of Health provides an update on today's cases nationwide.&nb...

Community case of Covid-19 in Hawke's Bay, DHB confirm

A person has tested positive for Covid-19 as part of routine surveillance swabbing when they visited Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department las...

Teenager who "found her place" in aged care work hopes to break the stigma

Central Hawke’s Bay Diversional Therapy Apprentice Nika Harley has "found her place" in aged residential care and wants other young people to consider the...

Watch: Straightforward tow turns into rescue of hypothermic fisherman

A standard call to tow a fishing boat quickly turned into a rescue of a hypothermic fisherman by Coastguard Hawke's Bay.   Coastguard Hawke's Bay ski...

Hawke’s Bay edges closer to 90 per cent first dose milestone

Hawke’s Bay DHB expects to hit the 90 per cent first dose milestone, this weekend with only 204 first dose vaccines remaining.Getting vaccinated this week...

Hawke’s Bay gardeners warned over risk of Legionnaires’ with two cases reported

Hawke’s Bay gardeners are urged to take care with potting mix and compost following two people in recent weeks reported with Legionnaires’ disease i...

Hastings woman found "safe and well"

A Hastings woman has been found in Dannevirke more than 14-hours after she was first reported missing. Fifty-year-old Brenda Harrington was found "safe and wel...

Wairoa local wins Volkswagen Campervan with Keno promotion

A Wairoa local is celebrating after discovering the ticket that was sitting next to their bed for two weeks had won a brand-new Volkswagen California Campervan...

First Year EIT student chosen as Young Vintner of the Year

Maddison Airey, a 23-year-old first-year Bachelor of Viticulture and Wine Science (BVWSci) student from EIT, has won the Hawke’s Bay A&P Society &...

Syrah takes top honours at Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

Syrah was declared the Champion Wine of the Show beating Chardonnay which had previously won for three consecutive years.  The Church Road McDonald Series...

Covid-19: 178 new community cases

There are 178 new community cases of Covid-19 in the country today.  In a statement, the Ministry of Health said there were 77 people in hospital, includi...

Tararua District concerned with low testing rates

The detection of a COVID-19 case in Pahiatua yesterday has Tararua’s Mayor concerned at low testing rates. Tracey Collis told Central FM testing had been...

Central Hawke's Bay police warn of scams on Facebook Marketplace

Central Hawke’s Bay Police are advising people buying items through the Facebook Marketplace to be cautious. Senior Constable Andy Walker says he has bee...

EIT offers scholarships for Year 13s wanting to study

Year 13 students wanting to win a scholarship to study at EIT have until the end of the month to get their applications in. This scholarship is open to student...

Central Hawke’s Bay rangatahi "have a go" with civil infrastructure

From operating a 3.5t excavator to mending a mock water leak alongside experienced operators, students from Central Hawke's Bay College got a first-hand experie...

Mediterranean marine pest found on boat hull in Westshore

Hawke's Bay Regional Council is concerned a Mediterranean marine pest has been found on a boat hull in Westshore and is warning boaties to keep their boat hulls...

Watch Live: 215 new community cases, changes to border

Major changes to the country's MIQ system have been revealed, the first of which will be implemented at the beginning of next year.  It comes as Covid-1...

Covid-19: 215 new community cases and one death

There are 215 new community cases of Covid-19 and one new death today.  In a statement, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said the patient, who was in their 50...

Hawke's Bay DHB apologises for providing incorrect location of interest details

Hawke's Bay DHB has apologised for providing incorrect information relating to the locations of interest in Hawke's Bay yesterday.  In a statement, the HB...