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Friendship cultivated through Master of Professional Practice at EIT

Lisa Harrington and Georgia Dick (Ngāti Kahungunu) have graduated with a Master of Professional Practice with Distinction at EIT, but their association will con...

Video: A moving Dawn Service at Napier's Soundshell for Anzac Day

It was a cold start for many down on Napier's Marine Parade for the Anzac Day Dawn Service, but the cold did not deter those who wished to come and pay their...

Video: No accountability in Government Inquiry report, says Cyclone Gabrielle community advocate

There is no accountability in the report by the Government Inquiry into Cyclone Gabrielle, says a Cyclone community advocate. Louise Parsons, who has been advo...

Video: Hawke's Bay Hospital a priority for Shane Reti and the Government

Dr Shane Reti announced today that the upgrade or replacement of Hawke's Bay Hospital is a priority for him and for this Government. "[The Government] is c...

Rural road blocked, cattle killed after stock truck rolls in Central Hawke's Bay

A rural road is blocked, and some cattle killed after a stock truck rolled in Central Hawke's Bay this morning.  A police spokesperson says they were advi...

Hawke’s Bay leaders welcome Government Inquiry findings, commit to continuing to work closely with central Government

Hawke’s Bay’s leaders and members of the region’s Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group Joint Committee have welcomed the findings o...

Three Strikes Law looks to returns but is it effective

The Government yesterday announced its commitment to bringing back the Three Strikes legislation, but some feel like it is a step backwards in the fight against...

Reserve force soldier follows in footsteps of Gallipoli General

Sergeant Caroline “Daisy” Williams once had the job of copying the private papers of one of New Zealand’s most prominent First World War gener...

Video: Anzac Day services around Hawke's Bay

This Thursday is Anzac Day and there are more than 30 public Anzac Day services being held throughout Hawke's Bay, starting early for dawn services and contin...

Lack of public warning systems had significant impact on Hawke’s Bay communities during Cyclone Gabrielle, says Government Inquiry

A lack of public warning systems and public notifications, including evacuation alerts, had a significant impact on Hawke’s Bay communities during Cyclone...

Police did not anticipate people taking advantage of situation caused by Cyclone Gabrielle, says Government Inquiry

Police did not anticipate people taking advantage of situation caused by Cyclone Gabrielle, a Government Inquiry has found. The Government Inquiry into the Res...

NZ Defence Force was reassuring presence in Cyclone Gabrielle, but was frustrated at lack of clarity of roles, says Government Inquiry

The NZ Defence Force (NZDF) was a reassuring presence for communities in Cyclone Gabrielle, but was frustrated at lack of clarity of its roles, says a Governmen...

National Emergency Management Agency lacked visible command, coordination and control during Cyclone Gabrielle, says Government Inquiry

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) lacked visible command, control, and coordination of the national response during Cyclone Gabrielle, the Governm...

Earthquake-prone buildings review being brought forward good news for Napier says Nimon

The Government bringing forward a review into the earthquake-prone building system will mean more certainty for Napier building owners and tenants, says Nationa...

Associate Agriculture Minister reopens world's largest wool scouring facility in Napier

Associate Agriculture Minister, Mark Patterson, formally reopened the world’s largest wool processing facility today in Awatoto, Napier, following a $50 m...

Weekend Wrap Up with Jack Riddell, 19 to 21 April 2024

Catch up with the biggest stories in the Hawke's Bay from this weekend with the Wrap Up, presented by Jack Riddell.

Video: Joe Walsh returns to his spiritual home at Ōtātara Pā

Although the rain came in strong this Sunday, spirits were high when legendary guitarist Joe Walsh was welcomed onto Ōtātara Pā, the place of his epiphany in...

Video: Call to politics leads former NZ Airforce member to stand again for Hastings District Council

When a car crashed into her Hastings’ property’s fence, Melanie Petrowski felt a calling to politics, which has led her to stand once again for the...

Sacred Heart College students awarded NZ Scholarship

Four Sacred Heart College students have gained five New Zealand Scholarship awards. The recipients include current year 13 students Cara Kuzman and Tamar Aike...

Video: Large rates rises intimidating for local government sector, says Central Hawke's Bay Mayor

The large rates rises facing councils are intimidating to the local government sector, says Central Hawke’s Bay Mayor Alex Walker. Walker was speaking af...