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Hawke’s Bay school nurse gains Nursing Council’s nod to prescribe

Helping ease the load off GPs and improving healthcare access are benefits of Hawke’s Bay’s registered nurse prescribing programme, says the first p...

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Increased dividend payment for Hawke’s Bay power consumers News

Increased dividend payment for Hawke’s Bay power consumers

Hawke's Bay power consumers will receive a dividend payment of $240 this year - the first increase in two years.   At its annual public meeting on Ju...

Student celebrates restricted license with spin behind wheel of Ferrari News

Student celebrates restricted license with spin behind wheel of Ferrari

A Tamatea High School student has celebrated his restricted licence in style behind the wheel of a Ferrari.  Jessie Maunder, in Year 13, was able to gain...

Video: Love Local - Harvest Deli News

Video: Love Local - Harvest Deli

In the coming weeks, Hawke's Bay App will shine a spotlight on some of the region's local businesses.     

Councils investigate inner harbour oil spill News

Councils investigate inner harbour oil spill

A small spill of oil from a stormwater pipe into Napier’s inner harbour is a good reminder to local industries to check their operations, the region;s cou...

Entries open for inaugural Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards News

Entries open for inaugural Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards

Today heralds the launch of the Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards – a significant new programme designed to recognise and celebrate those whose talents an...

Wine industry stalwart stands for Hawke's Bay Regional Council News

Wine industry stalwart stands for Hawke's Bay Regional Council

New limits dramatically restricting the amount of fresh water able to be drawn from the region’s water sources will be set in the Kotahi Plan by December...

Police attend disorder incident in Onekawa News

Police attend disorder incident in Onekawa

Police are yet to locate those behind a disorder incident in Maadi Road, Onekawa this afternoon.  A police spokesperson said they received reports of a di...

Vehicle flips at Waimarama beach News

Vehicle flips at Waimarama beach

One person has been taken to hospital via helicopter after their beach buggy flipped in Waimarama. Emergency services were called to the incident on Harper Roa...

Local historian Michael Fowler stands for Hastings District Council News

Local historian Michael Fowler stands for Hastings District Council

Local historian Michael Fowler says a changing local government environment, and his expertise as a chartered accountant are the reasons why he has decided to s...

Big weekend of Toitoi Municipal Building re-opening celebrations News

Big weekend of Toitoi Municipal Building re-opening celebrations

After eight years, the last piece of the Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre puzzle is in place and the entire Municipal Building is officia...

Teen arrested following ram raid of Frimley Four Square News

Teen arrested following ram raid of Frimley Four Square

An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged following a ram raid burglary in Frimley, Hastings last week.  The incident at Frimley Four Square occurred a...

Inmates relocated after rooftop standoff caused "considerable damage" News

Inmates relocated after rooftop standoff caused "considerable damage"

Inmates in the Youth Unit of Hawke's Bay Regional Prison have been relocated after a standoff earlier this week caused "considerable damage". Six teenagers, on...

Circumstances surrounding body of woman not suspicious, police say News

Circumstances surrounding body of woman not suspicious, police say

Police believe the circumstances surrounding the body of a woman found in the sea off Napier this morning are not suspicious. The woman's body was found in the...

Body recovered from sea in Napier News

Body recovered from sea in Napier

Police recovered a body from the sea in Napier early this morning. A police spokesperson confirmed the body was found in the water along Ahuriri Lane at about...

L.A.B to headline show at Tōmoana Showgrounds News

L.A.B to headline show at Tōmoana Showgrounds

After a massive few years which has seen them hit number one multiple times and sell out shows across Aotearoa and Australia, L.A.B is returning to Hastings thi...

Award-winning picture book translated to help keep communities safe News

Award-winning picture book translated to help keep communities safe

The Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (HBCDEM) says a local initiative to translate an award-winning picture book into five additional langua...

Mural celebrates the arts in time for Toitoi Municipal Building reopening News

Mural celebrates the arts in time for Toitoi Municipal Building reopening

Another artwork has popped up in Hastings, this time on the fencing around an empty site opposite Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre, in ti...

Top EIT Academic awarded Emerging Leadership in Teacher Education Award News

Top EIT Academic awarded Emerging Leadership in Teacher Education Award

A top EIT academic and researcher has been awarded the TEFANZ Emerging Leadership in Teacher Education Award for her excellence and leadership as a teacher educ...