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Video - Stainless steel engineer turned wine company owner standing in Hasting by-election because she understands the rates demand

Hana Montaperto-Hendry is standing in the Hastings District Council Heretaunga Ward by-election to represent ratepayers because she says she understands the &ld...

Video: Another major review into Cyclone Gabrielle response due out this month

A major review of the response to Cyclone Gabrielle, and other North Island weather events last year, is expected to be released this month. Former Governor-Ge...

Video: “Assault on whakapapa” by coalition government spurred IronMāori founder to stand for Hastings District Council

Veteran political campaigner Heather Te Au-Skipworth says an “assault on our whakapapa” by the National-led coalition government has spurred her on...

Video: New Zealand swimming champs heats up ahead of Paris Olympics

The 2024 Apollo Projects New Zealand Swimming Championships come to a close tomorrow afternoon after an exciting week of action in the pool, gearing up some c...

Hawke's Bay Regional Council Chair defends proposed 19.6 percent rates rise, saying council focus is building flood protection resilience

Hawke's Bay Regional Council’s Chair Hinewai Ormsby has defended a proposed 19.6 percent rates rise, saying the Council’s focus is building flood pr...

Video: Hawke's Bay Regional Councillors express reservations as they adopt draft consultation document proposing rates rise of 19.6 percent

Hawke’s Bay Regional Councillors today expressed mixed feelings in agreeing to adopt a consultation document on a draft Three-Year Plan, that includes a p...

Video: A passion for governance has led Havelock North local to stand in Hastings District Council by-election

Brendan Grant, an asset manager, says that a passion for governance has led him to stand in a Hastings District Council by-election. A wide variety of candidat...

Video: Controversial local Destiny Church pastor to stand in Hastings District Council by-election

Outspoken local Destiny Church Pastor Michael Ngahuka, who was at the forefront of recent protests against a Drag Queen story time event, has formally put in hi...

Video: Hastings District Council salary costs are just under $40m, with 110 staff earning more than $100,000 per year

The Hastings District Council’s salary costs are just under $40m per annum, with 110 staff earning between $100,000 and $200,000 per year and a further se...

Video: Free Speech Union asks Hastings District Council why it cancelled Drag Queen event, warns that legal action could follow

The Hastings District Council has been asked by the Free Speech Union to explain why it cancelled a controversial Drag Queen rainbow story time event at the loc...

Candidates line up to contest two Hastings District Council by-elections

Updated A wide variety of candidates have stepped forward to contest two by-elections for vacant seats on the Hastings District Council. The by-elections, exp...

Video: Resource Management Act reform is critical for Hawke's Bay and nationally, says David Seymour

Resource Management Act reform is “absolutely critical” for Hawke's Bay and nationally, says Minister of Regulation David Seymour. Seymour told Haw...

Video: Changes need to be made at a local, regional and national level, says head of review into Cyclone Gabrielle response

Changes need to be made at a local, regional and national level when it comes to handling natural disasters, says the head of an independent review panel into t...

“Peaceful” protest planned for Drag Queen Rainbow storytime at Hastings Library

“Peaceful” protests are planned by local Destiny Church members at the Hastings Library tomorrow where Drag Queen Rainbow storytime sessions will be...

Video: Councils need to apologise after Independent Review finds Cyclone Gabrielle response failings

Hawke’s Bay’s local councils need to apologise to the victims of Cyclone Gabrielle, says Dan Gale, whose Eskdale Holiday Park was destroyed by the C...

Video: All the colours, All the light - the new exhibit at MTG Hawke's Bay

A dramatic new exhibit has transformed MTG Hawke’s Bay’s foyer into an immersive kaleidoscope. All the Colours, All the Light has been created by a...

Video: Takitimu Seafoods building to get new tenants

The Napier building that used to house the ill-fated Takitimu Seafoods Limited could soon be buzzing with life again. Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated (NKII) c...

Video: Hawke’s Bay business singled out by Prime Minister for work done in EV charging sector

A Hawke’s Bay business has been singled out by Prime Minister Christopher Luxon for the work it is doing in the EV charging sector. In a recent visit to...

Video: Young Hawke's Bay swimmer gets chance of a lifetime with scholarship to US university

A young Hawke’s Bay swimmer, who achieved success at the Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games, has been rewarded with a change of a lifetime – a s...

Video: Napier City Council proposes setting up a trade organisation to manage city assets

The Napier City Council is proposing setting up a Council Controlled Trade Organisation (CCTO) to manage the city’s assets in a bid to find ways of reduci...