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April airport case: Sixteen close contacts identified

The person who has tested positive for Covid-19 works as a cleaner at Auckland International Airport, cleaning planes that have flown internationally from count...

No new community cases; 1 border case; 1 new historical case of COVID-19

A border worker, who works at Auckland Airport, has returned a positive test result for Covid-19 . The Ministry of Health says the usual protocol of isolating...

Ready, Set, Plant: Eight-year-old runs 22km for biodiversity

Sheer determination and a passion for biodiversity has seen an eight-year-old tackle the tough terrain of Te Mata Park and raise more than a thousand dollars fo...

Community biodiversity projects doing well in Hawke’s Bay

Community groups at grassroots level in Hawke’s Bay are playing their part in preserving and building our biodiversity, says Biodiversity Hawke’s Ba...

Work starts on multi-million dollar water treatment, storage and education facility 'Waiaroha'

Waiaroha, a key project in Hastings Drinking Water Strategy, has received Resource Consent and construction work will start immediately. The water treatment, s...

Watch Live: Napier City Council Long Term Plan consultation

Napier City Council Mayor Kirsten Wise and council staff will be available to answer constituents' Long Term Plan 2021-31 questions in a live chat session.&nb...

Huge year for Chinese lantern festival

This year’s Lighting of the Osmanthus Gardens has been a roaring success, with an estimated 15,000 taking in the spectacular lantern festival over seven e...

Māori standing committee to make recommendation to Council on Māori wards this week

Hastings District Council’s Heretaunga Takoto Noa Māori standing committee will this week make a recommendation to Council on whether or not it should int...

No new community cases; two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are two new positive cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community since yesterday. Both new cases arrived from India via the...

Four new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation in two days

There are four new positive cases of Covid-19 and one historical case to report in managed isolation since Friday. Of the new cases, two arrived from Kenya via...

Napier Community Senior Constable retires after 43-year career

When Napier Community Senior Constable Shane Gibson (Gibbo) hangs up his Police uniform for the last time this month, he takes with him lifelong friendships dev...

Hello Cup hits the shelves at Countdown

It’s made a huge splash globally since launching three years ago, but now Kiwi menstrual cup brand The Hello Cup is taking its biggest stride forward yet,...

Council Arts & Culture Manager appointed to national advisory board

Local arts manager and advocate Megan Peacock-Coyle has had a busy start to the year. Not only has she been appointed to a new role as Hastings District Counci...

Six community projects to receive Biodiversity HB grants

Six community groups have received funding from Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay for projects ranging from riparian planting to pest and possum control. Biodiver...

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

There is one new positive case of Covid-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community since yesterday. The new case is a contact of a previous...

App technology sets new benchmark for commercial cleaning standards

The increased spotlight on hygiene and cleaning standards has led to a Hawke’s Bay-based commercial cleaning business launching a world-first cleaning app...

VIDEO: Hastings lantern festival celebrates Guilin Sister City relationship

Kevin Watkins - Hastings City Councillor Hundreds of lanterns have been strung up across the Osmanthus Gardens in Cornwall Park, Hastings, for the annual Lig...

'Simply breathtaking': Orca seen on "surf patrol" along Napier coast

A pod of orca spotted in Hawke Bay yesterday is most likely a mother orca, with her adult male offspring and a calf, Orca Research Trust founder and Principal S...

Takitimu Seafoods opens again after completing necessary paperwork

The doors are once again open for both Takitimu Seafood shops in Hawke's Bay, just over 24 hours after Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated announced an 'administra...

CHB MPs call for Kiwibank to help save Waipukurau banking services

Central Hawke’s Bay’s local MPs Kieran McAnulty and Anna Lorck are calling on Kiwibank to keep its Waipukurau branch open, following its announcemen...