NEWS

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.

Napier leaders call for action on "reprehensible" shootings

Napier MP Stuart Nash has labelled the latest in a number of shootings to take place in the city as "reprehensible" and is urging members of the community not t...

HBDHB surgeries and outpatient appointments go head, alert level 2 visitor policy in place

Hawke’s Bay DHB is now operating under Alert Level 2 COVID-19 guidelines, which came into force at 6am this morning. Under Alert Level 2 surgery and...

Violent night in Hawke's Bay: Police officer struck by car at checkpoint, two injured in drive-by shooting

Two people were shot at in a drive-by shooting, and a police officer was struck in two separate incidents in Hawke's Bay overnight.  Emergency services we...

Watch Live: PM Jacinda Ardern to give COVID-19 update after new community case discovered.

Watch Live: PM Jacinda Ardern to give COVID-19 update after new community case discovered.

One new positive case of COVID-19 in the community

The Ministry of Health has this afternoon been notified of a positive case. The case, known as Case M, is an older sibling of a Papatoetoe High School student...

Work begins on new drinking water bore

Work on the second of four new drinking water bores in Frimley is about to get underway. The first bore, within the new water storage and treatment facility co...

State-of-the-art skin cancer treatment clinic launches in Hawke's Bay

Moving the family halfway across the world and setting up a new state-of-the-art dermatological practice in just one year has been no easy feat for specialist d...

Man dies in Maraenui, police not treating it as suspicious

A man has died in Maraenui this morning after suffering serious injuries.  Emergency services were called to the scene on Darwin Crescent at 10.15am. ...

One new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There is one new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community to report today. The new case travelled from Pakistan via the United A...

Greater access to quality healthcare, a driver for new role

Increased community access to surgery, enabling Hawke’s Bay residents to enjoy a better quality of life, is a key driver for the newly appointed Surgical...

Hawke's Bay Regional Council welcomes $38,500 fine for illegal odour discharge

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council says a court decision today to fine a Napier company $38,500 for five instances of discharging an objectionable odour sen...

Beer Appreciation Day Duart House returns for 2021

After a trying year of lockdowns and uncertainty, some welcome normality returns on Saturday, March 13 with one of Hawke’s Bay’s favourite days, Bee...

Hawke's Bay Regional Council investigates stopbanks as part of multi-million dollar funding

Hawke's Bay Regional Council is investigating several stopbanks on the Heretaunga Plains Flood Control Scheme (HPFCS), as part of funding by Central Government....

Shots fired at Napier house with occupants inside, police investigating

Police are investigating after shots were fired at a Napier house on Thursday night. Despite the fact that people were inside the house at the time, no one was...

Two border cases and one new community case already in quarantine

There are 2 new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and one new community case, a person linked to the Auckland February cases and who has been in quarantine...

Permanent swimming ban lifted for Lake Tūtira

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has lifted the permanent swimming ban for Lake Tūtira.Regional Council water quality scientist Andy Hicks says this is an exc...

What will Hastings look like in 2050? Project to plan for the future begins

What will Hastings look like in 2050? That’s the question that was asked at a special two-day workshop held by the Hastings District Council this week, as...

Hawke’s Bay economy regains lost ground, outpaces NZ economy

The Hawke’s Bay economy has regained all ground lost due to Covid-19, and returned to growth, according to Infometrics’ latest Quarterly Economic Mo...

Hawke's Bay cricketers eye Hawke Cup glory

Hawke's Bay cricket team's pace bowler Todd Watson is well qualified to comment on the side's chances of winning the Hawke Cup this weekend. Although just 22,...