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Missing walker near Shine Falls found "safe and well"

The man missing in the Boundary Stream/Shine Falls area overnight has been located safe and well. Police were appealing for sightings of the walker, a man in h...

Search underway for walker overdue in the Shine Falls area

Hawke’s Bay Police are appealing for sightings of a walker overdue in the Boundary Stream/Shine Falls area. The walker, a man in his 40s, failed to retur...

Ngāi Tahu Holdings takes stake in Rockit Global Limited

Ngāi Tahu Holdings has taken a 6 per cent stake of Hawke's Bay miniature apple specialist and exporter Rockit Global Limited in a recent capital raise of undisc...

Confirmed Covid-19 case at the border

A border-related case of COVID-19 has been identified today as part of routine surveillance testing. The case is an airline crew member who returned to New Zea...

Three people taken to hospital after car struck a power pole

Three people have been taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital this evening after the car they were travelling in struck a power pole. The road was closed for a time on...

No new Covid-19 community cases; 1 case in managed isolation

There is one new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation, and no new cases in the community to report today. The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 7...

Napier MyLotto player bags $500,000 first division prize

One lucky Napier Lotto player will be celebrating in style after winning $500,000 in tonight's Lotto draw. The winning ticket was purchased on MyLotto. ...

Hawke’s Bay DHB relaxes visitor policy under Alert Level 1

Hawke’s Bay DHB will relax its visitor policy when the region moves to Alert Level 1 at 6am tomorrow with fewer restrictions in place at its facilities.Ch...

Missing 11-year-old girl found

An eleven-year-old girl who had been missing from her home in Hastings since yesterday has since been found. Ariella was last seen about 3pm yesterday wearing...

Have you seen Ariella? Hastings school girl missing since yesterday

UPDATE: She has been found. An eleven-year-old girl has been missing from her home in Hastings since yesterday. Ariella was last seen about 3pm yesterday wear...

No new COVID-19 community cases; 9 cases in managed isolation

There are 9 new COVID-19 cases to report in managed isolation, and no new cases in the community.  The Ministry of Health says today’s managed isola...

Hawke's Bay Expressway closed following crash, no one injured

Motorists are advised to avoid the Hawke’s Bay Express Way between Omahu Road and Evenden Road SH2. A police spokesman said a vehicle crashed on the expr...

Series of smaller earthquakes likely

GNS scientists predict further earthquakes of a smaller magnitude will occur but will decrease in frequency over the next 30 days, following a morning of large...

Watch: PM Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield live update.

Watch: PM Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield live COVID-19 update.

Civil Defence says marine and beach threat for Hawke's Bay lifted

Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management says the marine and beach threat for Hawke's Bay has been cancelled by the National Emergency Management Agency.B...

No new COVID-19 cases, 68 active cases in nationwide.

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today. There are no new cases to report in managed isolation. The total number of active cases i...

Watch Live: Govt to give live tsunami press update at 11.30am.

Watch Live: Emergency Management Minister Kiri Allan and National Emergency Management Agency controller Roger Ball give live press update.

Hawke's Bay residents in red zone areas urged to evacuate

People living in the red evacuation zone in Hawke’s Bay are being advised to evacuate due to a tsunami threat.The National Emergency Management Agency, th...

Magnitude 7.4 quake near the Kermadec Islands prompts fresh warnings

A tsunami warning has been issued after two earthquakes near the Kermadec Islands this morning.  A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck at 6.41am, and an 8.0&n...

'Severe' 7.2 magnitude earthquake wakes New Zealand.

3.39am Update: A Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas has been issued following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake this morning. AREAS UNDER LAND AND MARIN...