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Opinion: A London experience of Covid-19

Natalie Cooper was born and raised in Napier and currently living in London. She is double-jabbed. Her family back home have either had both doses or at least o...

Many options available at EIT Info Day

EIT held an Info Day yesterday to showcase the wide variety of programmes it has available on its Hawke’s Bay campus in Taradale.  Scores of prospec...

Hawke's Bay Police seize drugs, firearms and ammunition

Hawke’s Bay Police have removed drugs, firearms and ammunition from the community following a search warrant today. Officers conducted the pre-planned se...

Wine Auction cancellation puts Cranford Hospice services "at risk"

Cranford Hospice says the cancellation of its biggest annual fundraiser puts "serious financial pressure on their services". The Hawke's Bay Wine Auction organ...

Covid-19: 65 new community cases

There are 65 new Covid-19 cases in the community on Friday, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. The total number of cases in this Delta outbreak is now 1855....

Worker's death prompts suicide prevention programme for Hawke's Bay businesses

The loss of a work mate at local business Tumu Timbers a few years ago has led to the development of a local-led workplace suicide prevention programme.&nb...

Hastings District Council adopts proposal to increase number of councillors

After considering submissions, Hastings district councillors today confirmed a proposal for council’s representation arrangements ahead of the 2022 local...

Public warned after man traps set on Tūtaekurī Rver

All Cyclocross Hawke's Bay events at Lennox park beside the Tūtaekurī Rver have been cancelled with immediate effect and the setting of illegal man traps has be...

Hawke’s Bay encouraged to sign up for ShakeOut

With two weeks to go, more than 17,000 people in Hawke's Bay have registered ahead of this year's national ShakeOut earthquake drill. ShakeOut is held across t...

Trailer loads of fun with new free sports initiative for Central Hawke's Bay

Central Hawke's Bay's tamariki will have trailer loads of fun with a free community resource that educates and promotes opportunities for free, creative play....

Watch Live: Update on Covid-19 community cases

There are 71 new Covid-19 community cases, the Ministry of Health has announced this afternoon.

Bag of "tightly packed paper towels" at centre of Hawke's Bay DHB evacuation

A suspicious package that forced the evacuation of the Hawke's Bay District Health Board's Corporate Office in Hastings this afternoon has been found to contain...

Hawke's Bay firefighter wins Australasian award for app used during Napier floods

A Hawke's Bay firefighter has taken top honours at this year's virtual AFAC conference for his work in developing an app that provides real-time data for emerge...

Central Hawke's Bay Sports Awards moved online due to Covid-19

The 2021 CHB Mail Central Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards has been moved to an online celebration due to Covid-19 restrictions on large gatherings.  Sport...

Watch live: Update on Covid-19 community cases

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will provide an update on community cases at 1pm.

Fee increases at Aquatics Hastings pools to cover operational costs

Aquatics Hastings will be introducing small price increases ranging from 50c to $1 at all four Hastings pools to help cover increased operational costs. The in...

Hawke's Bay DHB hopes to vaccinate "as many people as possible" this Super Saturday

The Hawke's Bay District Health Board along with regional leaders is calling on the community to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as part of Super Saturday on Oc...

Would you like a hangi with that vaccination?

That was the question for those attending a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga in Hastings last Friday, with the Taiwhenua offe...

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction falls victim to Covid-19

The Hawke's Bay Wine Auction is the latest event to fall victim to Covid-19 restrictions.  Organisers announced this afternoon the 30th annual Hawke&rsquo...