Hawke's Bay

WWII vet didn't want Bitcoins

Ray Toler, who is accused of obtaining by deception $22,000 from a 95-year-old war veteran.

Lancaster bomber veteran thought he was getting war pension transferred, not invested in Bitcoins.

Villa fire suspicious

Police are treating an early morning villa fire in Hastings as suspicious.

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a Hastings villa.

Velodrome cost up 52 per cent

An artist's impression of the multi-use sports facility, including a velodrome, being proposed by Napier City Council.

A sports facility planned for Napier now has a $22.9m price tag.

I would walk 2650 miles

Tim Tracy and Corinne Phillips who are walking the Pacific Crest trail this year.

How does six months of walking the length of America sound?

Last stroke in epic swim

Craig McKibbin in the water at Lake Waikaremoana.

A 85 kilometre lap of Lake Waikaremoana - check.

Singing in the rain

Zack, 10, and Jayde White, 8, with the Gemco car Zach raced on Sunday morning.

No amount of rain could stop the music and dance and art deco.

E.coli found in Hawke's Bay water

Residents of the seaside town of Waimarama have been advised to boil their drinking water until further notice.

Residents in the Hawke's Bay town of Waimarama have been told to boil their water, after low levels of E.coli were detected.

Photos: The fires NZ forgot

Hawke's Bay aerial photographer Peter Scott captured the extent of the wildfire's damage.

Wildfires have also swept through the Hastings District. Here's the damage.

Baby waited 12 hours for surgery video

Bennett believes the tip of her daughter's finger could have been saved if Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital had acted faster.

A mum whose baby's hand was caught in a door says the hospital wait cost her child her fingertip.

Accused cannot explain injuries

Tamehana Huata, accused of killing two-year-old Matiu Wereta, appearing in the High Court at Napier.

The dead two-year-old had bite marks on him. Aggressive cats came into the house sometimes, his mother's partner told police.

Beer, bikes, bays and art deco

Thousands typically flock to the Island Bay Festival in Wellington.

From the Rounds the Bays to Napier's art deco festival, we're spoiled for choice this weekend.

Caution needed on Napier roads

Road works on SH5 and SH2 near Napier may cause delays

Motorists en route to Napier's art deco festival will need to beware

Man arrested over stabbing

Police have made an arrest in relation to an assault in Hastings last year.

Wellington man arrested five months after an assault at a Hastings camp ground.

Man taking photos of kids

250613 NEWS Andy Jackson / Taranaki Daily News.  FILE PIC, Generic photo, Police.

Pupils warned after man seen taking photos of school children in Havelock North.

'I was the sucker who fell for it'

Sonja Christensen feels like she has been let down by the Make Space initiative supported by Napier City Council.

Hawke's Bay woman left deflated after council initiative to help her business failed to deliver.

Nearing the final countdown video

Rocket lab's first test rocket, called It's a Test, will undergo commissioning and testing at the company's launch site ...

Mahia, we have a rocket, but not a launch date.

'Marks were made by biting'

Tamehana Huata, accused of killing two-year-old Matiu Wereta, appearing in the High Court at Napier.

Jury shown replicas of accused's teeth and how they matched marks on boy's body

Thieves target Harleys

Two Harley Davidsons were taken from outside seperate motels in Napier on Wednesday night.

Two hogs have been taken during a spate of motorbike thefts in Hawke's Bay.

Te Mata track closed after death

The Lowe Corporation rescue helicopter airlifting John Warren following his fall on Te Mata Peak.

Part of a Hawke's Bay track where a cyclist fell to his death last week is closed for safety reasons.

State of emergency lifted video

One house and about 165ha of vegetation were destroyed in the fire south-east of Havelock North.

Civil defence emergency status lifted, out-of-town fire crews leaving Hawke's Bay.

The burning questions video

The fire started near power lines, fire fighters say.

Hawke's Bay fire could cost upwards of $1m, but who will pay the bill?

Pollution charges dropped

The Waihi Stream on the right is laden with silt as it merges with the clean Waiau River on the left last year.

Deal with council sees charges over pollution of Hawke's Bay rivers dropped.

Fire not expected to spread video

A grass fire on the way to Waimarama Beach, Hawke's Bay.

Fire crews battling a major Hawke's Bay blaze say they're confident it will be contained.

The last man out

Martin Kennedy and his miraculously saved house. "It's absolutely amazing work by the guys. I was lucky. They just ...

Hawke's Bay fire survivor Martin Kennedy desperately tried to open a padlocked gate as fire raged around him.

Flames centimetres from home

Warren and Brooke Grady were lucky the house they share survived the fire as firefighters battle wild fires in Hawke's Bay

Warren Grady saw smoke drifting through pines and knew he had to get out quick.

How to live to 100 video

100-year-old Ethel Robinson believes in keeping busy and living a full life.

Centenarians spill their secrets to a long and healthy life.

Fires '50 per cent under control' video

Thick smoke and furious flames at the fire in Wamarama.

State of emergency remains in Hastings District, but choppers start to win battle against fires.

Live: Hawke's Bay fire

The fire in the Tuki Tuki Valley, Hawke's Bay.

State of emergency remains in Hastings district, with 37 evacuated from Craggy Range.

Gallery: Hawke's Bay fires gallery

Helicopters with monsoon buckets were called to the blaze on Waimarama Rd on Monday afternoon.

Gallery: Hastings in a state of emergency as large fires burn

Capital's bummer summer rolls on

A worker helps restore power to about 1600 homes in Newlands on February 13.

Power has been restored and ferries are sailing again after strong winds affected the Wellington region.

Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback