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Hawke's Bay police arrest prolific burglar

Hawke's Bay Police have arrested a prolific burglar thanks to the help of members of the public reporting real-time information. Inspector Marty James said pol...

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DoC warns ongoing anti-social behaviour could close Mangatutu Hot Springs News

DoC warns ongoing anti-social behaviour could close Mangatutu Hot Springs

Ongoing anti-social behaviour at Hawke’s Bay’s Mangatutu Hot Springs Campsite could see it close, the Department of Conservation says.  Hawke&...

EIT student wins scholarship at Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards News

EIT student wins scholarship at Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards

EIT student Anna Kelland, who is in her final year of the concurrent Bachelor of Viticulture and Wine Science degrees, has been awarded a prestigious scholarshi...

Awards recognise Hawke's Bay's primary sector champions News

Awards recognise Hawke's Bay's primary sector champions

The champions of the Hawke’s Bay primary sector were announced and celebrated for their outstanding success at a sell-out awards function for almost 500 p...

What's on this weekend News

What's on this weekend

Your favourite event round-up! Check out our highlights for the weekend - and get in touch if you would like to appear in next week’s list.   ...

Covid-19: NZ to stay at orange traffic light setting, reinfection rules change News

Covid-19: NZ to stay at orange traffic light setting, reinfection rules change

A recent surge in Covid cases will see the country remain at traffic light level Orange, and a range of additional measures put in place to help manage a recent...

Cranford Hospice CEO steps down News

Cranford Hospice CEO steps down

Cranford Hospice Chief Executive Officer Janice Byford-Jones has announced she is stepping down after seven years at the helm.  Joining Cranford Hospice a...

Truck carrying mulch blocks Meeanee Rd near Napier News

Truck carrying mulch blocks Meeanee Rd near Napier

Motorists are advised to avoid Meanee Road in the vicinity of the Expressway after a truck has rolled this afternoon. Police were called to the crash just afte...

Free parking in Hastings CBD for July News

Free parking in Hastings CBD for July

Parking fees will be waived in the central retail area for the month of July to help stimulate activity in the Hastings City Centre. The move was requested by...

Covid-19: 251 new Hawke's Bay cases News

Covid-19: 251 new Hawke's Bay cases

Hawke's Bay has 251 new community cases, and 12 people in hospital, the Ministry of Health has reported.  The region's cases are among 7829 new community...

Limited tickets remain for UK comedian Jimmy Carr's two Toitoi shows News

Limited tickets remain for UK comedian Jimmy Carr's two Toitoi shows

Just 200 tickets remain to British comedian Jimmy Carr's two Hastings shows next year.  Carr had already announced one show at Toitoi – Hawke’...

Hawke's Bay records two further Covid-related deaths News

Hawke's Bay records two further Covid-related deaths

Hawke's Bay has recorded two further Covid-related deaths.  The region's deaths, which occurred within the past seven days, are among 16 around the countr...

Police recruitment community event in Eastern District follows Puhikura launch News

Police recruitment community event in Eastern District follows Puhikura launch

Two events will be held in Hawke's Bay in a bid to attract more wahine Māori to join Police. It comes off the back of the launch of Puhikura earlier this month...

iHemp presentation aims to sow seed for growth in Hawke's Bay News

iHemp presentation aims to sow seed for growth in Hawke's Bay

A presentation aimed at growing the iHemp industry in Hawke's Bay will be held tomorrow.  Hawke's Bay is the fourth stop on the nationwide NZHIA iHemp Dis...

Hawke’s Bay A&P Society members ratify Tomoana Showgrounds sale to council News

Hawke’s Bay A&P Society members ratify Tomoana Showgrounds sale to council

The A&P Society and Hastings District Council have this afternoon confirmed the sale of 40ha of the Tomoana Showgrounds site for $7.5m. The Council approve...

Legacy of Tama Huata lives on in new arts and performance space News

Legacy of Tama Huata lives on in new arts and performance space

The legacy of Tama Huata, a leading figure in Māori performing arts and cultural development, has been celebrated and recognised with one of the public spaces i...

Kirsten Wise faces mayoral challenger in upcoming local body elections News

Kirsten Wise faces mayoral challenger in upcoming local body elections

First-term councillor Nigel Simpson has announced his bid for Napier's Mayoralty, challenging incumbent Kirsten Wise in October’s local body elections.&nb...

Covid-19: 190 new Hawke's Bay cases News

Covid-19: 190 new Hawke's Bay cases

There are 190 new Hawke's Bay Covid-19 cases, and eight people in the region's hospital. In a statement, the Ministry of Health said the region's cases were am...

Napier Assist Āwhina Tāngata to provide a helping hand News

Napier Assist Āwhina Tāngata to provide a helping hand

From Monday, a group of dedicated kaitiaki will keep a watchful eye over Napier city, ensuring locals and visitors have safe and enjoyable experiences. Napier...