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Video: Get set for the World Triathlon Cup Napier

Video from Napier City Council Napier will be a hive of activity as an elite group of athletes take part in the World Triathlon Cup and Age Group World Champs...

Video: Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce had much more work it could have done, says Bayden Barber

The Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce, which was wound up by the National Government this week, had so much more work to do, says Bayden Barber. Barber, who...

Video: Government declines Hastings Mayor's request for funding for Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three demolition costs

The new Government has rejected a request by the Mayor of Hastings for funding for the demolition costs of the homes of Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three propert...

Video: Retiring Hastings District Councillor says it has been an absolute privilege and honour to serve

Hastings District Councillor Ann Redstone, who has stepped down from her role after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, says it has been an absolute privilege a...

Video: Big relief for Cyclone category three property owners as Hastings District Council decides not to make them pay demolition costs

There is relief among Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three property owners today after the Hastings District Council narrowly decided they were not liable for the c...

Video: Was this the best Art Deco Weekend ever?

  A successful Art Deco Weekend is set to have not only boosted the local economy, but also given Hawke’s Bay something to cheer about after the lo...

Video: Roads, roads, roads – Finance Minister hears what is needed in Hawke’s Bay’s recovery

Finance Minister Nicola Willis says the message she has taken out of a quick visit to Hawke’s Bay today is that a priority “roads, roads, roads&rdqu...

Video: Hastings Mayor asks Prime Minister for government help in paying for demolition costs of Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three properties

The Hastings Mayor has asked both the Prime Minister and Finance Minister for government help in paying for demolition costs of Cyclone Gabrielle Category Three...

Video: Another Hastings District Councillor resigns

A second Hastings District Councillor has resigned, meaning that two by-elections will be held. A statement from the Council this afternoon said that Takitimu...

Video: A day of remembrance in Hastings

An incredibly moving commemoration in Hastings Civic Square today [February 14] marked a year since Cyclone Gabrielle tore through the region. More than 500...

Video: Esk Valley community gathers to remember the day their lives forever

One year on from Cyclone Gabrielle, the Esk Valley community gathered together at a local church that has come to be a place of piece in the midst of chaos....

Video: Iwi leader says Cyclone Gabrielle's devastation has been sunk into his memory forever

  The extent of the destruction of Cyclone Gabrielle has been sunk into his memory forever, says Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated Executive Chair Bayden...

Video: Call was for 100 volunteers and 400 came - Michael Ngahuka remembers Cyclone Gabrielle

Destiny Church Pastor Michael Ngahuka called for 100 volunteers to help in the aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle – 400 turned up. This soon rose to 1200....

Video: Soldier swam across river to join his unit's Cyclone Gabrielle rescue effort

Lance Corporal Aaron Marinus from the NZ Army’s 5/7 Infantry Battalion in Hawke's Bay was asleep in his Rissington home when Cyclone Gabrielle hit and h...

Video: Cyclone rescue effort brought out the best in humanity, says helicopter pilot

The mobilisation of the Cyclone Gabrielle effort brought out the best in humanity, says helicopter pilot Charlie Beetham. A year on from the Cyclone, Beetham...

Video: Police officers were responsible for incredible acts of bravery, says Eastern District Commander

The Police Eastern District Commander has praised her staff for the bravery they showed during Cyclone Gabrielle a year ago. Superintendent Jeanette Park tol...

Video: After a bad year since Cyclone Gabrielle devastated Esk Valley, luxury lodge wants visitors to return now

It has been a bad year since Cyclone Gabrielle devastated Esk Valley, but now Kiwiesque luxury accommodation wants visitors to return to Hawke’s Bay. K...

Video: Volume of water in Cyclone Gabrielle was mind-boggling, says local cameraman

The volume of water in areas of Hawke’s Bay during Cyclone Gabrielle last year was “just mind-boggling", says local cameraman and Hastings Distric...

Video: Cyclone Gabrielle community advocate still has guilt for not helping enough

Louise Parsons has spent the last year tirelessly advocating for a community devastated by Cyclone Gabrielle, but she still feels guilty that she did not imme...

Video: After a tough year following Cyclone Gabrielle, Twyford grower still has the strength to continue

After the “toughest year” in his working life following Cyclone Gabrielle, Twyford fruit grower Jerf van Beek says he still has the strength to co...