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Growth in million-dollar Hawke's Bays property market

This home in Endsleigh Drive, Havelock North sold in December, as demand for million-dollar properties in Hawke's Bay grows.

Million-dollar properties in Hawke's Bay are in hot demand, as interest from national and international buyers strengthens, a real estate agent says.

Things to do on Waitangi Day

The Black Caps will play Australia in Hamilton today.

Scratching around for ways to use up those last few hours of the public holiday? Here's five ideas.

One dead in Hawke's Bay crash

A serious crash in Hawke's Bay has closed a section of State Highway 5.

Foreign nationals were involved in two serious crashes over the weekend, with one crash claiming the life of a motorcylist.

Featherston family terrorised

Hoani Wiremu Korewha, 15, was killed in a crash in Masterton's main street last Sunday.

Youth mobs continue to torment the family of a girl they blame for the deaths of two teenage boys.

This is a view worth fighting for gallery video

The Aitchison's million-dollar Roseneath view returns to its former glory as the fence blocking it comes down following a court order.

Stressed, debilitated, and walled in, the Aitchisons went into exile. Now, their home is waiting for them.

Police pay informants how much?

Secretly trading inside information on the inner-workings of the criminal world is a dangerous job. Police pay cash for informants' tips.

Informant payments: the transactions so 'hush-hush' police don't want to talk about them.

Farm boys fly at rodeo video

A bull surveys the crowd at Martinborough's Pukemanu Bull Ride.

Martinborough farm boys and bullriders took their shot at eight seconds to glory.

Wellington woman takes out 100km run

Wellingtonian Fiona Hayvice 60km into the Tarawera UltraMarathon on Saturday.

A woman who won a a gruelling 100km race says her secret weapon was the thought of a cold beer at the finish line.

Wellington

Things to do on Waitangi Day

The Black Caps will play Australia in Hamilton today.

Scratching around for ways to use up those last few hours of the public holiday? Here's five ideas.

Featherston family terrorised

Hoani Wiremu Korewha, 15, was killed in a crash in Masterton's main street last Sunday.

Youth mobs continue to torment the family of a girl they blame for the deaths of two teenage boys.

Wairarapa

Featherston family terrorised

Hoani Wiremu Korewha, 15, was killed in a crash in Masterton's main street last Sunday.

Youth mobs continue to torment the family of a girl they blame for the deaths of two teenage boys.

Farm boys fly at rodeo video

A bull surveys the crowd at Martinborough's Pukemanu Bull Ride.

Martinborough farm boys and bullriders took their shot at eight seconds to glory.

Porirua

Capital Waitangi Day celebrates culture gallery video

The 'war/ceremony' waka is returned to the wharewaka at Whairepo Lagoon as part of Te Wharewaka o Poneke celebrations for Waitangi Day in Wellington.

Family and culture mark capital Waitangi Day celebrations.

Armed man on the run

Police say Califf Anthony Dickson is on the run.

Police are searching for Featherston man Califf Anthony Dickson, who is believed to be in the greater Wellington area.

Kapiti

'Ghost chips' apology from Eta

The offending packet of chips, as posted by Nathan Dickey, on the Eta Facebook page.

Eta has apologised after a 150g Kettle chips packet was found to contain only 40g.

American barbecue coming to Waikanae

Todd Cameron at Waikanae's North End Brewery, which he jointly runs. The brewery will be joined by a barbecue restaurant, Salt and Wood Collective, at the end of March.

A smoker oven imported from America will be one of the star attractions of a new barbecue restaurant under construction in Waikanae. 

Hutt Valley

Mallard supporting illegal racer's court case

Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard: "I think it is important to provide some support for [the man], who has entirely through his own poor judgement and panic, got himself into, what he knows, is a very serious situation".

MP Trevor Mallard asked court to allow a man caught at 210kmh to escape conviction for lying to police.

Armed man on the run

Police say Califf Anthony Dickson is on the run.

Police are searching for Featherston man Califf Anthony Dickson, who is believed to be in the greater Wellington area.

Hawke's Bay

Growth in million-dollar Hawke's Bays property market

This home in Endsleigh Drive, Havelock North sold in December, as demand for million-dollar properties in Hawke's Bay grows.

Million-dollar properties in Hawke's Bay are in hot demand, as interest from national and international buyers strengthens, a real estate agent says.

One dead in Hawke's Bay crash

A serious crash in Hawke's Bay has closed a section of State Highway 5.

Foreign nationals were involved in two serious crashes over the weekend, with one crash claiming the life of a motorcylist.

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