NEWS

Four new cases of COVID-19. Three community cases, one from overseas.

There are 4 new cases of COVID-19. One of these cases is in managed isolation, the other three are community cases. The three cases detected in the community...

Watch Live: Chris Hipkins and Ashley Bloomfield give live COVID-19 update.

Chris Hipkins and Ashley Bloomfield give live COVID-19 update.

Fedoras and feathers flying in Albert Park Hastings for Art Deco Festival

With the annual Art Deco Festival days away from commencing, a number of new events at a new venue have been added to the calendar in Hastings, complementing th...

Long Term Plan proposals focus on a sustainable future

Hastings District Council has signed off on a working draft of the 2021-2031 draft Long Term Plan that will be adopted on March 18, before going out for communi...

Lindisfarne College capture HB Sevens colts title

Workaholic forward Lanson Randell scored two tries as Lindisfarne College beat Clive 22-0 in the colts grade final of the Hawke's Bay Sevens tournament in Waipu...

A patient with COVID-19 has died after being admitted to hospital for another serious illness. Two new cases.

There are 2 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. New border case details The two new cases have travelled fro...

Expect big Bay forward to rattle Phoenix

Check out the above photo of Hawke's Bay United footballer Cameron Emerson. Yes you could be forgiven if you thought he was a rugby player rather than a regula...

Two cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are two new Covid cases today, both travellers from Britain who are in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community, the Ministry of Health...

Warning signs removed from Pandora Pond

Warning signs advising people to stay out of the water at Pandora Pond have been removed. Hawke’s Bay DHB has reviewed the interim results from sampling...

New X-ray unit ready to receive patients

A new fluoroscopy machine at Hawke’s Bay Hospital, which offers a reduced radiation dose and clearer images than the previous fluoroscopy machine, will be...

Villagers Sevens pivot optimistic

Havelock North co-captain Trinity Spooner-Neera has been checking the weather forecast regularly in the countdown to Saturday's Hawke's Bay Sevens tournament in...

"He will be sorely missed": Hastings District Councillor pays tribute to younger brother killed in car crash

Peleti Oli's family has already suffered more than most over the years, having lost two members to tragic circumstances. Now, they are preparing to bury his you...

Takapau vegetation fire: 20-hectare blaze engulfs paddocks and hay bales

UPDATE: Firefighters have managed to contain a large grass fire that engulfed farm paddocks and hay bales this afternoon.  Emergency services were called...

Councillors agree it’s time to ‘face the facts’ and seek community input on Long Term Plan proposals

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has given the go-ahead to seek community input on the development of the district’s Long Term Plan 2021-2031 (L...

Applications sought for Creative Communities funding

Applications for the first of this year’s Creative Communities Scheme funding rounds are now open. Provided by Creative New Zealand, the aim of the fund...

One historical case of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There is one historical case of Covid-19 in managed isolation today, the Ministry of Health has revealed. Historical cases are not considered to be currently i...

One person transported to hospital after two-car crash in Napier

One person has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a two-car crash in Napier this afternoon.  Emergency services were called to the in...

Proposal to replant Tūtira Regional Park with mix of natives and pine

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is considering a plan for Tūtira Regional Park to be re-planted with a mix of natives and pine across 114 hectares, after upc...

UK comedian Bill Bailey adds second Toitoi show

British comedian Bill Bailey has landed in Aotearoa-New Zealand and his first order of business was to add a second Hastings show to his tour schedule. Bailey...

Heretaunga Women’s Centre Launches SuperGrans Programme

A free programme which supports women to develop life skills through one-on-one mentoring and workshops is now being offered by Heretaunga Women's Centre. ...