Hawke's Bay

Fraudulent beggar is back

Hawke's Bay beggar Frank Lovich was on Napier's Emerson Street this week.

A beggar sent to jail because he was asking for money is back on the streets with the same sign and has no plans to stop.

Come guide with us

Taradale Girl Guides are looking for more leaders.

Hawke's Bay's Girl Guides are on the look out for new leaders, what about you?

40 years a nurse

Heather Cormack clinical nurse specialist for colorectal cancer with Pat Hildred and Carol McCallum who will take over ...

For the last few years she has been the go-to person for breast cancer patients

Crash victim named

Glennard Hirini Gotty died in Hawke's Bay Hospital after Sunday evening's crash in Waipawa. (File photo)

Hastings man Glennard Hirini Gotty's car crashed into a fence in Waipawa.

Death after Hawke's Bay crash

A man has died in Hawke's Bay Hospital after a Sunday evening crash in Waipawa. (File photo)

Driver dies after car crashes into fence on Waipawa road.

Hastings bar's licence threatened

The Cru bar, Hastings.

Owner of The Cru bar in Hastings says recent bad behaviour is 'an aberration'

Euthanasia expert tours NZ

Professor Jan Bernheim was invited from Belgium to New Zealand by the Voluntary Euthanasia Society.

Professor Jan Bernheim believes we should allow people to end their own lives, like his home country Belgium.

Man jailed for 'sadistic' abuse

Napier man Timothy Hebberley was found guilty of a raft of offences against his former girlfriend.

Serious offending included dislocating his girlfriend's limbs.

Teen keeps old Bedfords trucking

Sophie Hammond is enjoying her restoration project, a 1950s Bedford K truck called Alice.

Sophie Hammond thinks her after school hobby is a "bit weird for a girl", especially a 16-year-old.

Knife-toting teens rob store

Four bandana-wearing teens robbed Havelock North's Big Barrel liquor store at knife-point on Sunday.

Police hunting four teens after Havelock North liquor store robbed at knife-point.

Doug Bracewell sentenced

Black Cap Doug Bracewell with his lawyer Ron Mansfield outside Hastings District Court after the cricketer was sentenced ...

Black Caps player's third drink-driving offence a "hiccup" triggered by panicked call from his partner.

New chief for HB Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council's new ceo James Palmer

Bay man James Palmer to take role held by Andrew Newman.

Regions with slowest cancer treatment

Hawke's Bay does rank in the top tier of results for immunisation rate.

Hawke's Bay is home to some of the country's slowest cancer treatment

Modest WWII hero dies

Flying officer Noel Sutherland. Sutherland died this week at the age of 96.

Noel Sutherland flew 'special ops' to the French resistance by night. He died on Tuesday aged 96.

E.coli found in Napier's water

45934271 - glass of fresh water

Another positive test has the city council urgently chlorinating its water.

Killed on way to daughter's birthday

Ross Hallgarth of Hastings died after swerving his car to avoid an oncoming car in the wrong lane.

Ross Hallgarth died after swerving his car to avoid an oncoming car in the wrong lane.

'Everyone trusts a doctor'

Former Hastings doctor David Lim faces charges of stupefaction and performing indecent acts on patients.

Tearful patient alleges doctor put his hands down his pants while he was under sedation.

Memorial flame seeks home

Napier's War Memorial Centre in 2015 before a major refurbishment that removed its memorial features.

Napier residents promised a say on the city's new war memorial location.

Doctor 'stupefied' men

Former Hastings doctor David Lim faces charges of stupefaction and performing indecent acts on patients.

Hastings doctor gave patients sedatives for minor injuries so he could sexually assault them, court hears.

Bitterly-cold capital start

Wellingtons South Coast,including Island Bay, was hammered by large waves at high tide early Sunday afternoon.

Wellington's coldest night of 2017 saw temperatures below freezing.

Teen denies murder

Mark Beale, who was found unconscious at Haumoana, Hawke's Bay on the morning of February 6, 2017.

Teen denies murder of man found critically injured near river mouth, but admits taking his cellphone.

Naholo 'Jr' chases ABs dream video

With 19 tries to his name after seven first XV matches this year, Kini Naholo's dream of following his brother Waisake ...

Kini Naholo stars in school rugby with 22 tries in 8 matches - now he wants a black jersey like his brother's.

Snow in the hills, more chills

Snow on the Orongorongos, with an Air New Zealand plane flying in over Wellington's Evan's Bay on Saturday.

You guessed it Wellington: those white tops in the background mean more cold weather.

'You can't legislate away poverty'

Using council bylaws against soliciting to crack down on beggars could be inconsistent with the Bill of Rights Act, ...

Lawyer casts doubt on councils' efforts to tackle beggars by taking them to court.

Finance company fined $28,000

Napier finance company Cash to You Loans is facing 32 charges laid by the Commerce Commission

Small Napier lending firm was "negligent" in the way it operated.

Car hits girl frightened by dog

A girl has been injured after running onto a road when she was frightened by an "excited" dog. (File photo)

Scared child ran onto road after a dog became "excited" to see her.

Struck-off doctor loses appeal

Hirron Fernando deceived the Hawke's Bay and Capital & Coast district health boards into supplying patient details ...

Doctor who lied to obtain patient information will remain deregistered.

'As good an excuse as I've heard'

Lawyer Philip Ross had a good excuse for turning up late to Napier District Court.

Judge was annoyed at lawyer who was late - until he heard the explanation.

'Unsung' WWI hero video

Francis Meredith Evans, known as 'Dith', was born in Napier in 1894. He died in the successful assault on the French ...

Forgotten WWI soldier may finally claim his place in history.

Lindisfarne hosts US band

Dr Flemming Kristensen, director of music and performing arts at Lindisfarne College, Hastings, with some of the ...

Hastings students given a rare opportunity to perform with major concert band.

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