NEWS

Video: Sitting down with National leader Christopher Luxon

Leader of the National Party Christopher Luxon.  National Party Leader Christopher Luxon sat down with Hawke's Bay App during his visit to Hawke's Bay - t...

Francois Sneedon captures over-55 surf title at NZ Nationals

The New Zealand National Surfing Championships were staged in Westport, Jan 11-15 this year, the second time the event has been held on the West Coast of the So...

Video: Christopher Luxon hits HB to rally National Party's prospects for next election

National Party Leader Christopher Luxon pounded the pavement and spoke with regional leaders in an attempt to improve the party’s vote.  The flyin...

Demolition underway on Frimley Park maintenance sheds

The removal of the maintenance area on Frimley Park is underway, with the services provided from the site moving to Recreational Services’ depot in Whakat...

Remaining drought relief funds to help farmers "build resilience"

The Hawke’s Bay Disaster Relief Trust has given the remaining $12,291 of the regional drought relief fund to the East Coast Rural Support Trust. Hawke&rs...

Household contact of Hastings Covid-19 case tests positive

A close contact of the positive Covid-19 case notified in Hastings yesterday has returned a positive result. The first case is included in the Ministry of Heal...

Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence advises region to stay out of the water

Due to the approach of Cyclone Cody and the large volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga, Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management G...

Ultra-marathoner runs 50km per day for 40 days for Cerebral Palsy kids

Ultra-marathoner Andrew McCrory achieved his goal of running 50km per day for 40 days when he reached Stirling Point in Bluff on Thursday.  In the process...

'Rally for a Cause' raises more than $5000 for Cranford Hospice

A tennis exhibition tournament held to raise much-needed funds for Cranford Hospice has added more than $5000 into the charity's coffers.  'Rally for a Ca...

Hastings resident tests positive for Covid-19

A positive Covid-19 result has been returned for a Hastings resident.  Medical Officer of Health Dr Rachel Eyre said the case was safely isolating with ap...

Mt Roskill homicide: Man arrested in Napier and charged with murder

A man has been arrested in Napier and charged with the murder of Brian James, who was shot dead in a house in Auckland’s Mt Roskill two days before Christ...

Central Hawke’s Bay reaches 90 per cent fully vaccinated milestone

Ninety per cent of the eligible population in Central Hawke's Bay have now been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Hawke’s Bay DHB Covid-19 Vaccination S...

Covid-19: 18 new community cases

There are 18 new community cases of Covid-19 - 11 in Auckland, four in Waikato, two in Canterbury and one in Bay of Plenty.  In a statement, the Health Mi...

Swimmer rescued by member of the public at Waipatiki Beach

A swimmer at Waipatiki Beach has been rescued by a member of the public after being pulled out to sea by a rip. Police, Hawke's Bay Coastguard and a rescue hel...

Sir Rod Stewart "absolutely gutted" to cancel Hawke's Bay concerts

Ongoing travel restrictions and international border closures into New Zealand have forced Sir Rod Stewart to cancel his upcoming concerts at Napier's Mission E...

VIDEO: Loud bang and screams of distress alerted onlookers to Napier boat fire

A loud bang followed by screams of distress and the glow from the initial flames of an explosion alerted those nearby to a boat fire in Napier's Inner Harbour....

Holiday drivers praised for "good behaviour" in Hawke's Bay

Eastern District Police are pleased with the behaviour of drivers in Tairāwhiti and Hawke's Bay over the holiday period, following a road policing operation fro...

Covid-19: 28 new community cases and two further deaths

Two people with Covid-19 have died within a week of each other, The Ministry of Health has revealed. A man in his 30s, who died at home on January 5, was teste...

Firefighters extinguish blaze on drifting boat

Onlookers watched as two people jumped into Napier's inner harbour this evening when the boat they were on caught fire. Emergency services, including a St John...

Botanic Beats returns

Napier's annual Botanic Beats is set to return for a community "starved of opportunities to get together". This year's event, to be held on Thursday (January 1...