Councils say they are being forced to do more police work, and ratepayers are picking up the tab.
Terence Daly must complete 100 hours community work after he was nabbed by undercover agent
Over five week, Jacob Roberts bashed his girlfriend's 17-month-old baby daughter - and lied to her family about it.
The third iteration of Hastings' pirate ship is about to open following three arson attacks
Police say two men threatened staff and make off with two bottles of spirits from a Hastings liquor store.
An eight-tonne horse truck stolen in Hawke's Bay is being forensically testing to discover the culprit.
Tragic teacher-student case raises concerns about policeman's undue influence, says MP.
Young American's dreams of helping others cut shot by Hawke's Bay crash.
Police called to house in suburb of Maraenui after six-month-old dies.
Millie Ormond set a goal of feeding her family of six for a week on $150. Here's how she succeeded.
Officer back on frontline after acquittal and employment investigation.
Wanted man after a brief foot chase by police.
Havelock North's PostShop and a neighbouring pharmacy evacuated after mail worker finds suspicious powder.
Courtenay Fraser was "10 out of 10 on the drunk scale" when she lunged at her victim with a broken bottle.
An American volunteer killed in a car crash near Napier was on her way to teach intellectually disabled children.
$100m deal covering iwi and hapu in northern Hawke's Bay moves a step closer.
Police abandon a car chase through suburban Napier after alleged dangerous driving by a wanted man.
A man charged following a boat burglary will spend the next six weeks at sea.
Locals in Hawke's Bay got an early wake up rattle when a tremor hit at 3.30am.
"She was lunging at me with a stabbing motion towards my face," claims officer.
Policeman finds car key at crime scene, and the culprit fast asleep in the vehicle.
A woman is in a critical condition in Hawke's Bay hospital following a serious crash in Napier.
Napier finance company faces 32 charges laid by Commerce Commission
Man due in court on firearms charge after death of 23-year-old soldier Danny Jordan in hunting accident in March.
Deportee was charged with historic sex offences once he arrived back in New Zealand.
Travellers warned that potentially deadly viruses are spreading at an unprecedented rate.
His wife tried to save them, but the vehicle involved in a crash that killed former All Black Ian Uttley has never been found.
The girl was walking home from a friend's house when the man attacked her.
After armed robbery, a devastating diagnosis and a car crash, couple finally get good news.
One of New Zealand's largest listed companies is selling its Hawke's Bay warehouse.