Hawke's Bay

'Reckless' Jim Beam attack

An empty spirit bottle was thrown through a car windscreen, hitting the driver on a shoulder.

Caleb Olsen escaped serious injury after a bottle smashed his windscreen while on the open road.

Ruataniwha dam in doubt

A screenshot from an animated video of the Ruataniwha Dam.

A Court of Appeal decision has put the $300m Ruataniwha dam in jeopardy.

Gastro meeting draws 300

Havelock North man Kevin Wilkins asks a question at the gastro meeting.

They came in their droves to the Baptist church on the edge of town to find out how the evil got into their water.

Gas scare at Napier Port

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Logs at the Te Horo site where new health and safety rules are already ...

Two workers tested for exposure to methyl bromide after accidental release of log fumigant.

Dog rescued from 'scary' fire

Neighbours managed to haul a dog out of the yard of this house just minutes before the car in the picture exploded in ...

Neighbours rescue dog trapped metres from a blazing house just minutes before a car explodes.

Gastro outbreak: No plan

Campylobacter - Stock image

Havelock North water fiasco reveals that an emergency plan should have been completed eight months ago. It's still being written.

Bunnings revamp brings 25 jobs

Bunnings has announced plans to open a new, larger store in Hastings.

A new, larger, store for Hastings will double the number of Bunnings workers employed in the town.

Drilling firm backs school

ACT leader David Seymour announced the two new charter schools on Tuesday.

A boy's academy for high school students backed by a drilling firm is one of the country's latest charter schools.

Rugby teachers all class

Lillie Spencer, 12, Heretaunga Intermediate principal Michael Sisam, Brayden Munro, 13, Mayfair principal Ricardo Fox, ...

A rugby team of Hawke's Bay teachers beat a local side of police officers

Napier crash victim in ICU

The man who crashed into a building is in a serious condition in Wellington Hospital.

The man who crashed into a building on Sunday evening is a "serious condition".

Pitbull freed from death row

American pitbull cross Lennox was kept in the Hastings District Council dog pound over Christmas after his owner failed ...

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The 55kg dog spent nine months at the pound after ripping skin off woman's hand.

Winning garment inspired by Inuit

Year 13 Iona College student Sophie Parsons with department Head of Technology, Kirsten Le Bon, and Sophie's winning garment

Iona College student Sophie Parsons was inspired by the Inuit's no-waste natural existence

Guilty plea in injection case

Anti-vaccination campaigner Chris Savage says an assault charge he faces is the result of "helping a vaccine injured ...

Aussie "oxygen therapist" admits charge of injecting a Hawke's Bay diabetes patient with a magnesium "cure".

Person critical after crash

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A car has careered off the road and into a building in Napier.

Plan for stricken town

The higher levels of flavonoids in the chardonnay grape seeds could alter the work of genes related to fat metabolism.

A food crawl in post-campylobacter Havelock North hopes to revive some suffering businesses.

What happened to Trevor Schultz?

Trevor Schultz, who previously lived in Taranaki, prior to his disappearance in 1957.

The 25-year-old nurse went for a walk in February 1957 but has not been heard from since.

Aggravated robbery double arrest

Two people were arrested after an aggravated robbery in Hastings

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested over a Hawke's Bay aggravated robbery.

Yealand's winery for sale

The Crossroads sale includes the winery, the vineyards and the cellar door.

Yealands Estate Wines is selling its Crossroads winery and vineyards in Hawke's Bay.

Big search for missing Kiwi

Michael Junior Huria, who is thought to have ties to Wellington and Hawke's Bay, has been missing since Monday in ...

Massive search for Kiwi in Australia, after his disappearance in "highly unusual circumstances".

Thieves steal new kitchen

Stolen items worth more than $100,000, including a brand new kitchen, have been recovered by police at a property in ...

Police say Hawke's Bay thieves installed a stolen kitchen in their home

Bugs in water, $57 off rates

Traces of E.coli were found in one of several water tankers filled in Hastings, being used to supply residents in ...

Good news for Havelock North ratepayers; they won't be charged for the water that made them sick.

Stream may be gastro source

The Havelock North gastro outbreak made more than 4700 people ill

A stream just 50metres from the Havelock North bores has returned very high readings of e.coli

Pair flee after robbery attempt

CCTV images of the two people involved in Friday's attempted robbery of the Te Awa Dairy in Napier.

Early morning attempted raid at Napier dairy is the latest in a spate of Hawke's Bay robberies.

Dead woman had campylobacter

Jean Sparksman, who died after contracting campylobacter. Coroner Peter Ryan will determine what effect campylobacter ...

A woman in her nineties who died on Thursday night had campylobacter, but coroner says she died of unrelated condition

Flaxmere incident 'harmless'

The man was no threat to the 9-year-old, police have said.

Police say man in car trying to pick up 9-year-old was a miscommunication.

Councils clash on gastro inquiry

One of Havelock North's town water supply bores at the centre of the water contamination gastro crisis.

Regional council says bug outbreak may be linked to district council's water bores.

Dad hails deportation protest

Jieling Xiao left New Zealand for China on Wednesday night.

Motorcyclists stage protest at Auckland airport as killer driver is sent home to China.

Young designer people's choice

Marie Bailey with her poster design which won people's choice.

Marie Bailey, 17, was named people's choice at an international design competition

Herbert director faces legal action

At the time of Bridgecorp's collapse in 2007, Herbert Construction Company was in the midst of building Momi resort.

Court proceedings have been filed against Herbert Construction director Malcolm Herbert over unpaid debts.

Inmate's lightbulb idea

Dion King surrendered at Hastings police station on Thursday morning still wearing his prison-issue handcuffs.

Before turning himself in, fugitive boasts that escaping was easy after eating a lightbulb and being taken to hospital.

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