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Hawke's Bay's councils embrace Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Hawke's Bay's councils have come together to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) with more flags featuring kiwaha, or key Māori phrases dotte...

Karamu High School’s student leaders uplift peers during lockdown

Karamu High School students haven’t let lockdown and not being able to go to school get in the way of connecting with their peers. What was meant to be...

Watch Live: Prime Minister and Director General of Health give Covid-19 update

There are 20 new community cases - all in Auckland. The total number of cases linked to the current outbreak is 922. Of these cases, 352 have recovered.

Covid-19: Three people who visited Middlemore Hospital test positive

Three people who presented to Middlemore Hospital in recent days have now tested positive for Covid-19, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.  There are t...

Hawkes Bay Lotto player wins $1 million

One lucky Lotto player from Hawkes Bay will be having a weekend to remember after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight’s Lotto draw. T...

Truck driver flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital in serious condition following crash

The driver of a logging truck has been flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital in a serious condition following a single-vehicle crash this afternoon. Emergency services...

EIT Candidate Teachers gain new skills in lockdown practicum

EIT Candidate Teachers on their practicum placements for the year have had a bonus learning added to their experiences – online teaching.  The 28 Ca...

Hastings keen to have say on three waters proposal, council says

Almost 400 Hastings ratepayers have completed a council survey on the Government's proposal to reform the delivery of 'three waters'. The proposal to reform th...

Watch Live: Deputy Prime Minister and Director General of Health give Covid-19 update

There are 11 new Covid-19 cases in the community - all of which are in Auckland, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has confirmed. Bloomfield ga...

Developers being considered to build more than 150 houses in Flaxmere

Preparing council-owned land for additional housing in Flaxmere has taken another step with potential developers now being considered to build more than 150 new...

Police seek help to identify man responsible for "frightening" attack on security guard

A security guard was hospitalised with serious injuries after being assaulted outside a new housing development in Flaxmere on Saturday morning.  Now poli...

Central Hawke's Bay wetland restoration project already showing improvements

A wetland restoration project in Central Hawke’s Bay is already showing improvements to the health of centuries-old kahikatea trees and endangered tadpole...

Three arrested following series of burglaries in Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay Police have arrested three people in relation to a series of burglaries in the region. Police carried out a search warrant on Tuesday at an a...

Central Hawke's Bay Regional Digital Hub renamed ahead of opening

The Central Hawke’s Bay Regional Digital Hub has a new name to reflect its local purpose, as the facility prepares to open its doors later this month. Si...

Watch Live: Prime Minister and Director General of Health give Covid-19 update

There are 13 new community cases of COVID-19 - all of which are in Auckland, the Ministry of Health has revealed.  The new cases bring the total number...

Thousands of natives to be planted on State Highway 35

Nearly 4000 native plants are being planted along State Highway 35’s roadside banks over the next four weeks to help strengthen and stabilise the road. T...

First stage of public consultation complete for Central Hawke's Bay's District Plan

The first stage of legal public consultation on Central Hawke’s Bay’s Proposed District Plan has been completed, with 130 submissions received. Cou...

Napier Māori wards consultation deadline extended

Consultation on whether to have Māori wards as part of Napier City Council from the 2025 local body elections has been extended by a week due to lockdown. Napi...

Watch Live: COVID-19 Response Minister and Director General of Health give update

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and director general of health Ashley Bloomfield will provide the latest update on case numbers at 1pm today. [[ Ad...

VIDEO: Magpies play host to drive-thru vaccine clinic

The Hawke's Bay Rugby Union changed gears over the weekend transforming into a drive-thru vaccine clinic. The site, near Park Island, aims to increase Hawke's...