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Ngāti Kahungunu slams disestablishment of Te Aka Whaiora, The Māori Health Authority

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated (NKII) Chair Bayden Barber has slammed the Coalition Government's moves to disestablish Te Aka Whaiora, The Māori Health Author...

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Farndon Road reopens after truck goes into ditch News

Farndon Road reopens after truck goes into ditch

Farndon Road, Clive, which was closed when a truck went into a ditch, has reopened. Police said in a statement that the crash was reported at around 3:30pm. &...

Video: Regional Council to decide on changing rating system from land value to capital value News

Video: Regional Council to decide on changing rating system from land value to capital value

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is set to decide on changing its rating system from land value to capital value at a meeting tomorrow. This comes after...

Farndon Road closed after truck goes into ditch News

Farndon Road closed after truck goes into ditch

Farndon Road, Clive is closed after a truck went into a ditch. Police said in a statement that the crash was reported at around 3:30pm. “It appears one...

Stuart Nash applauds police action against gangs, says Labour Government did not support his tough stance on gang assets. News

Stuart Nash applauds police action against gangs, says Labour Government did not support his tough stance on gang assets.

Updated Former Labour Minister Stuart Nash has applauded police crushing gang Harley Davidsons and says the previous Labour Government did not support his toug...

Napier World Triathlon Cup a success! Sport

Napier World Triathlon Cup a success!

The Napier World Triathlon Cup, held in Napier this weekend, has been deemed a success, with Triathlon New Zealand thanking the city for hosting the event. Nap...

Video: Construction of New Awatoto roundabout is ahead of schedule News

Video: Construction of New Awatoto roundabout is ahead of schedule

Construction of the new Awatoto roundabout on State Highway 51 is about four to five weeks ahead of schedule despite some delays to the project. This week&rsqu...

Napier Port marks 1000th cruise ship visit to Napier as current summer season on track to be busiest ever News

Napier Port marks 1000th cruise ship visit to Napier as current summer season on track to be busiest ever

Napier Port welcomed the Silver Muse today and marked the 1000th cruise ship visit to Napier since they began calling 30 years ago.  After the vessel was...

Gemco celebrates 20 years with concert for 500 guests Business

Gemco celebrates 20 years with concert for 500 guests

Hawke’s Bay’s leading construction company Gemco celebrated 20 years in style with 500 guests rocking to top New Zealand band The Blackseeds at Chur...

East Coast Farming Expo a “fantastic success”, says organiser News

East Coast Farming Expo a “fantastic success”, says organiser

The East Coast Farming Expo, held in Wairoa last week, was a “fantastic success”, says event organiser Sue Wilson. Nearly 900 people came through t...

Video: Vape-Free Kids rally in Hastings urges government to do more to protect children News

Video: Vape-Free Kids rally in Hastings urges government to do more to protect children

A Vape-Free Kids rally held in Hastings has urged the government to do more "to protect our children from vapes".  Vape-Free NZ co-founders Marnie Wilton...

Video: Sustained effort over four years has seen dramatic drop in emergency housing in Hastings News

Video: Sustained effort over four years has seen dramatic drop in emergency housing in Hastings

A sustained effort by central and local government, iwi and other partners has seen a dramatic drop in emergency housing in the Hastings District, Council CEO N...

Video: Get set for the World Triathlon Cup Napier News

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 News

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...

Large scale development gets fast track consent approval News

Large scale development gets fast track consent approval

Wairatahi, a large scale residential development in Hastings owned by Heretaunga Tamatea Pou Tahua, has secured approval to go ahead via the Government’s...

Zeelandt Brewery to shut its doors after tough year post Cyclone Gabrielle News

Zeelandt Brewery to shut its doors after tough year post Cyclone Gabrielle

Twelve months after Cyclone Gabrielle destroyed  their home and businesses, Christopher and Luciana Barber have called ‘time’ on their craft br...

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

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...

Cyclone Gabrielle tips Hawke's Bay sharpshooter into reserve force News

Cyclone Gabrielle tips Hawke's Bay sharpshooter into reserve force

A Hawke’s Bay farmer came away with both the Top Shot and Top Recruit awards from his New Zealand Army training course. As a hunter, Private Ashton Philo...

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

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...