Hawke's Bay

The softest biker in town video

Baxter and owners Jason and Bee Wawatai out for a ride on their Harley-Davidson.

The fluffy maltese-bichon wears a harness and a pair of custom-made "doggles".

Car thief's unimaginable violence

Dwayne Robert Manuera Nathan, jailed on Friday for beating three people with a baseball bat.

"Without a surgeon's skill, this would have been a homicide," prosecution says.

In hospital after 'therapist' treatment

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A DHB warning about anti-vaxxer Chris Savage was sparked by a man being hospitalised.

Scooter rider pinned under car

A scooter rider was trapped under an SUV in a crash at Greenmeadows in Napier.

The 20-year-old is in hospital after Napier crash left him trapped under an SUV.

Hammer burglar looking for someone

A Rav4 similar to the vehicle which left a Napier address on April 24.

He entered the couple's bedroom yelling about a person he was looking for.

Teen mum shook baby to death

Myra Paea, 19, sentenced to two years' jail in the High Court at Gisborne on Thursday for manslaughter of her baby.

Myra Paea's son wouldn't stop crying, so she shook him and shouted at him. The next day, he was dead.

Warning over anti-vaxxer

The Hawke's Bay DHB says Christopher Savage is not registered with the Medical Council, and it has informed police and ...

Hawke's Bay DHB tells people not to take medical advice from Aussie campaigner.

Dizzy spells point to tumour

Mikes Hooker, 12, with mother Kylie Ashdown at their Napier home after his emergency surgery at the start of April.

A 12-year-old boy is recovering well after nine hours of emergency surgery.

'Lay charges or leave us alone'

Raynar-Lee Thompson-Hatley was four months old when he died from head injuries on April 19, 2013. Police began an ...

Three years after a baby's death, police are still investigating, but won't say why.

Ruataniwha dam backed

An artist's impression of the Ruataniwha dam, proposed for Central Hawke's Bay.

Major Hawke's Bay irrigation scheme passes a significant milestone with farmer backing.

Hammer-wielding burglar wakes couple

A two tone Rav4, similar to the vehicle seen leaving a Napier address where a couple were woken by a burglar brandishing ...

A masked man walked into their bedroom, brandishing a hammer.

Water to be shipped offshore

The One Pure water bottling plant on Napier's coast.

Four billion litres of water could be taken from Hawke's Bay aquifers and sold overseas each year.

Crash victim suffers head injuries

A woman received serious facial and head injuries following a car crash in Porangahau early Tuesday morning.

A woman is in a stable condition after her car rolled at Porangahau on Tuesday morning.

Man injured in forestry accident

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter picked up the injured man.

Worker flown to hospital with leg and back injuries after a piece of heavy machinery tipped over.

'We love you Balla'

Hastings boy James Crous, 8, died in a crash in Napier on Thursday morning.

Eight-year-old James Crous was killed in a nose-to-tail crash when the car he was travelling in failed to stop for a line of traffic.

Baby-killer finally confesses

Mikara Reti, who was five months old when Trent Hapuku took his life in January 2011.

He put Mikara Reti's family through two trials. Now Trent Hapuku has admitted to killing his partner's baby.

Napier crash victim named

A child died in a car crash in Napier after the car they were in collided with a car in front.

The 8-year-old boy killed in a car crash on Thursday in Napier was James Crous from Hastings.

Crash survivors released

A child died in a car crash in Napier after the car they were in crashed into a stationary vehicle.

The remaining two people have been released from hospital following a fatal crash in Napier.

This could take some work video

The sprawling property in Milton Rd, Napier, has three-bedrooms and a self-contained flat - but it needs a bit of work.

There's a reason a hillside Napier home sold for $240,000 - and the mower in the bathroom is a hint.

Quick action in crash

A child died in a car crash in Napier after the car they were in collided with a car in front.

A motorist's quick thinking prevented a fatal Napier crash from being much worse, police say.

Sacking costs school $182,000

A former teacher at Hereworth school in Havelock North has been awarded nearly $100,000 in costs after winning a case ...

Hawke's Bay school faces huge cost for long-running employment dispute.

Sunday morning shooting shocked a nation

Police constable Glenn McKibbin was killed while on duty in Flaxmere, Hastings, on April 21, 1996.

Twenty years on, Flaxmere will pay its respects to slain policeman Glenn McKibbin.

Stink forces kura rethink

The Arataki Holiday Park in Havelock North, site of a proposed kura kaupapa.

Education Ministry is having a rethink about the location of a kura kaupapa due to odour problems from mushroom farm

'We had no idea'

Napier mother Arahia Rarere-Mischefski died after inhaling butane.

Arahia Rarere-Mischefski was found dead with her two children asleep nearby. Her family never suspected suicide. They were right.

Peter Beckett: I was set up

Former Napier councillor Peter Beckett.

Ex-Napier councillor speculates that a juror was planted to ensure he wasn't acquitted of murder.

How cooking help feed love and memories

Perfect panna cotta from Alexandra Tylee's new book, Pipi at home.

"I've had times that have been really difficult. Through my son dying, I've been able to create something out of the grief."

Fungus the bogeyman

Te Mata Mushroom Company mushrooms. Odour generated by the making of compost has led to the company being prosecuted by ...

Neighbours built homes near a mushroom farm, then complained about the stink. Who's to blame?

Woman assaulted in Havelock North

Police are looking for witnesses who saw a woman with long blonde hair walking around Havelock North late on Saturday night.

Police say two men took a woman from Havelock North to a river and assaulted her

Containers may house ex-prisoners

A housing complex made from shipping containers for former prisoners on Faraday Street, Napier

Residents say they won't feel safe if former prisoners are housed in shipping containers on their street.

Trump, the haka and the man mountain

Former Napier councillor Peter Beckett.

Just who is Peter Beckett, the ex-Napier councillor accused of murdering his wife in Canada?

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