NEWS

Deluge forces temporary closure of Waimārama Road cycle trail

Exactly a week after its grand opening, the Waimārama Road Cycleway has been closed due to "intense rainfall" over the past few days.  In a statement to H...

Suspected broken wastewater pipe under Kennedy Road

Napier City Council water teams are currently carrying out repairs on a suspected broken wastewater pipe under Kennedy Road. Households in Pirimai are being as...

Operation Atlas: Police target gang tensions in Wairoa

Ongoing violence and tension between Mongrel Mob and Black Power chapters in Wairoa saw the commencement of a special Police operation, codenamed ‘Atlas&r...

VIDEO: Competitive speedcubing came to Napier, with a record breaking time set.

Competitive speedcubing came to Napier, with a record breaking time set at Nimble Napier 2021.

VIDEO: Public Planting day Attracts Crowds to Help Clean Up the Karamū Stream

Crowds of enthusiastic planters, keen to help clean up the Karamu Stream, got digging at the joint Hawke's Bay Regional Council & Bostock New Zealand&rsqu...

'Valuable items in plain sight': Hawke's Bay police issue warning after recent vehicle break-ins

Hawke’s Bay Police are warning people after recent incidents of vehicles being broken into with valuables taken. A police spokeswoman said many of the ve...

Arrest made in relation to Napier assault

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the assault of two elderly people at a Kennedy Road, Napier property yesterday morning. Police confirmed thi...

St John Ambulance officers receive support after inadvertently walking into scene of serious assault

Ambulance officers who thought they were responding to a medical emergency but were instead confronted with an assault of an elderly mother and her son, are bei...

Hawke’s Bay intermediate students talk the talk as part of radio debating competition

They may still be in intermediate, but a group of young students from around the region have gotten behind the microphone and are talking the talk as part of a...

Trial traffic calming measures on Willowpark Road North

In order to address community safety concerns, work has commenced on the installation of trial traffic calming measures along Willowpark Road North, covering th...

Feedback wanted on Flaxmere skate park

A new skate park for Flaxmere is on the way and Hastings District Council is seeking feedback from the community on its proposed design and location in Flaxmere...

Almost $700,000 granted to Play, Active Recreation and Sport projects across Hawke’s Bay

Almost $700,000 has been granted to 95 projects over the past 12 months, in an attempt to get more young people in the region active. The funding has been gran...

Napier Police seek information following serious assault

Napier Police are investigating the serious assaults of an elderly woman and her son at the woman’s home in Napier and are seeking information from the pu...

Hawke's Bay motorists urged to take care as heavy rain hits the region

Hawke's Bay motorists are being urged to take care on the region's roads due to the ongoing severe weather.  A police spokesperson said rain and wind is a...

Younger boys experience St. John’s College

Young boys, on the cusp of High School, and looking for their home for the next five years, had a taste of what St. John’s College has to offer. Taste of...

Exhibition on Māori manuscripts to look at where local taonga belong

A rich trove of manuscripts charting important periods of Ngāti Kahungunu history goes on display next week in an exhibition called Mārama: Manuscripts with Mem...

Unique art goes on sale for worthy cause

More than 150 pieces by 60 artists will go on sale this weekend as part of the Harcourts Artex National Exhibition to raise funds for Surf Life Saving Hawke&r...

Failure of pallet tank unit revealed as cause of Napier Port chemical spill

A HAZMAT incident at the Port of Napier yesterday was caused by the failure of a pallet tank unit, which held the substance, located inside the container, it ha...

Man charged in relation to Te Awa Store robbery

An 18-year-old male has been charged in relation to the aggravated robbery of the Te Awa Store in Napier on June 15.He is scheduled to appear in Hastings Distri...

Working smoke alarms and escape plan sees family escape Hastings house fire without injury

Fire and Emergency New Zealand says working smoke alarms and an escape plan saw minimal damage done to a Hastings house and its occupants evacuate without injur...