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From heartache and despair to an EIT diploma and a successful career

A personal tragedy plunged Ginny Mary Ropiha into a depressed state, where she sought refuge in alcohol and drugs, but her pathway of healing began when she enr...

Pedestrian critically injured in Waipukurau crash

A significant stretch of road in Waipukurau is closed following a serious crash between a pedestrian and a truck this morning. Emergency services were alerted...

423 hectares of native bush in Hawke's Bay to be fenced and protected

Around 423 hectares of critically threatened native bush in Hawke’s Bay will be fenced and protected over the next three years, thanks to a $2 million fun...

Community views wanted on Council representation

Hastings district residents have the chance to inform how they are represented around the Council table, with a public meeting being held on August 2, and an on...

Community gathers to launch Hastings Multicultural Strategy

There was face painting, food, entertainment and more when a few hundred people gathered at Functions on Hastings on Saturday to celebrate the Hastings District...

Hawke’s Bay’s Boyd Gross at the top of his valuation game

Logan Stone director and specialist rural valuer Boyd Gross, well-known and highly respected in rural business circles across New Zealand has been awarded the p...

Visitors soon welcomed to redeveloped Hawke's Bay Airport

Travellers flying into or out of Hawke’s Bay will be soon be welcomed into the newly expanded Hawke’s Bay Airport, with construction of the new term...

Arrest following alleged Puketapu aggravated robbery

A swift response from Police after an aggravated robbery in Puketapu yesterday saw the alleged offender located and taken into custody soon after. Police were...

VIDEO: Napier Libraries foster love of reading through winter programme

The Napier Libraries have been a hive of activity over the school holidays and the love of reading is set to continue Winter Reading Programme. 

VIDEO: National Aquarium of New Zealand reaches for the stars

The National Aquarium of New Zealand has teamed up with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to encourage people to learn about the nine stars of Matariki.

Quick response prevents further damage to fire-gutted service station workshop, FENZ says

A fire at a workshop behind a Havelock North service station could have been a lot worse if it had not been for the quick response by firefighters and the mecha...

Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay brings New Zealand's top drivers to the region

New Zealand’s top rally drivers are revving their engines in anticipation of Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay set to begin this afternoon. ...

Actor encourages younger generation to study

A well-known young actor, who stars in EIT's latest promotional campaign, says the role has given him an opportunity to encourage younger generations to study f...

New coworking space opens in the heart of Napier

After experiencing a year like no other in 2020, and with a growing shift towards working from home, two Napier women have created a new coworking space in the...

What's the craic, Hastings? New Irish pub to open in former Public Trust building

A new Rosie O’Grady’s is set to launch in Hastings early next month, bringing an authentic and lively Irish pub experience to the expanding CBD. Lo...

VIDEO: Hastings District Libraries turn up the heat with reading challenge

Hastings District Libraries is adding incentive to picking up a book with the Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge.  For more information and to reg...

One seriously injured in two-vehicle crash near Ōtāne

One person has been seriously injured in a crash on State Highway 2 near Ōtāne.Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash at 3.50pm this afternoon....

Unison declares a $15.8 million dividend for 2021/21 financial year

Electricity distributor Unison Networks has delivered a strong performance for its customers declaring a $15.8 million final dividend for its shareholders, the...

Missing six-year-old found

More than five hours after he first went missing, a six-year-old boy has been found. Police said he was found at a residential address just after 9pm this even...

Have you seen Noah? Napier police issue urgent appeal for sightings of missing six-year-old

More than five hours since a six-year-old boy first went missing, Napier police are asking residents who live in the area around Gilray Ave to check their secti...