NEWS

Seaweek shows kids they can make a difference

The story of a young kororā/little penguin’s rescue has provided great inspiration for this year’s Seaweek roadshow in Hawke’s Bay. Every yea...

Time to ‘face the facts’ as residents asked for views on Central Hawke’s Bay’s proposed Long Term Plan

The Mayor of Central Hawke’s Bay says it’s time to face the facts, as the council takes its proposed Long Term Plan 2021-2031 out for community cons...

Watch Live: Ashley Bloomfield give update on Covid-19 cases

  No new cases of Covid-19 have been found in the community today, while four have been found in managed isolation and quarantine facilities, Director-G...

One man charged in relation to West Quay shooting

One of the two men apprehended yesterday in relation to the discharge of a firearm at West Quay on Sunday has been charged. Acting Detective Inspector Brenton...

People urged to see GPs as first port of call at Alert Level 2

Hawke’s Bay general practice (GP) is urging people not to neglect their health, or avoid seeing the doctor during Alert Level 2, but to leave the Emergenc...

Fatal motorcycle crash victim named

A motorcyclist who died after a serious crash on State Highway 2 in Central Hawke's Bay has been named. He was Lance Raymond Perry, 60, of Waipukurau. Emergen...

"Another blow for Hawke’s Bay": Majority of expenses already incurred for cancelled Horse of the Year event

Last night, Land Rover Horse of the Year Board of Directors announced the show that costs over $2m to stage would not be going ahead for 2021. Land Rover Horse...

Mets upset below-strength Saints side

Former New Zealand under-19 baseball World Series player Horowai Puketapu was the hero as his Mets team won the clash of the unbeaten sides in Hawke's Bay's pre...

Horse of the Year cancelled due to "ever-changing" Covid-19 situation

Organisers of this year's Land Rover Horse of the Year have announced the event will not go ahead due to the country's "ever-changing Covid-19 situation". ...

Watch Live: PM Jacinda Ardern and Ashley Bloomfield to give COVID-19 update.

Watch Live: PM Jacinda Ardern and Ashley Bloomfield to give COVID-19 update.

Two men assisting police with investigations into Napier drive-by shooting, one arrested in Karamu Stream

A man who fled police and was later arrested in the Karamu Stream was one of two men apprehended in relation to the drive-by shooting in West Quay during the ea...

Victim of Napier assault dies a month later

The victim of a Napier assault has died a month later. The woman was critically injured at an address on Clark Ave, Pirimai, about 11.40am on February 1. She...

Public Health Nurse "privileged" to be first vaccinated against Covid-19 in Hawke's Bay

The first COVID-19 vaccinations were given in Hawke’s Bay last week to front line nurses so the vaccination to border workers can begin this week.Public H...

A motorcyclist has died following serious crash in CHB.

Police can confirm that one person has died following a serious crash in Central Hawkes Bay this morning. Emergency services were alerted at about 5:40am to th...

Police arrest man in Karamu Stream after attempting to flee

Police officers managed to retrieve a fleeing man from the Karamu Stream and arrest him during the early hours of this morning.  Police said officers atte...

Serious crash between car and motorcyclist near Takapau, State Highway 2

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway 2, Takapau, in Central Hawke's Bay. The crash occurred about 5:40am between a car and a motorc...

Missing Hastings woman found

A missing 82-year-old woman has been found. Resham Kaur went missing from her Twyford home yesterday, and police and her family had concerns for her welfare.&n...

Have you seen Resham Kaur? Welfare concerns for missing Hastings woman

UPDATE: The missing Hastings woman has been found "safe and well," police said in a statement.    Police and the family of a missing 82-year-old hav...

One further COVID-19 community case; already in quarantine and linked to Auckland cluster

A further person linked to the Auckland February cluster, who is already in the Auckland quarantine facility, has tested positive for COVID-19. This person is...

Napier drive-by shooting believed to have stemmed from earlier altercation between rival gangs

A drive-by shooting in Napier this morning is believed to have stemmed from an earlier altercation between rival gangs who were in the West Quay Area in Ahuriri...