Hawke's Bay

Police call off search

Police are yet to confirm reports of a body in the water off Napier. (File photo)

Police were unable to confirm claims of a body seen in the sea off Napier's Marine Parade.

Bus crash driver in court

Talakai Aholelei appears at the Manukau District Court on Wednesday.

Talakai Aholelei, charged with causing deaths of three people in Christmas Eve bus crash, has appeared in court.

Hunter missing overnight is found

Search and rescue operation on Mt Taranaki.

A search team airlifted the 62-year-old man unharmed from the Kaweka Ranges.

Family away when home gutted

The cause of a fire that destroyed this Hastings flat is still being investigated.

Sports car and flat destroyed in fire, but family were out when the blaze took hold.

Best bricks on show

Angus and Henry Wall, 13, with their landscapes created using Lego.

Lego users show off what they can build this May

Dead cyclist named

Napier cyclist Benjamin Den Ouden, 30, died on Friday night.

Napier man was killed in a collision with a truck in Napier on Friday.

Our Anzac Day services

The Anzac Day Dawn Service held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 2016.

Here's everything you need to know for services and events across Wellington, Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay.

Cyclist killed in Napier crash

The Serious Crash Unit are investigating the death of a cyclist in Napier.

A cyclist has been killed after he collided with a truck on Georges Drive in Napier.

Charges over fatal bus crash

11-year-old Sione Taumalolo died in the crash.

Bus driver charged over deaths and injuries from Christmas Eve crash.

ANZAC Day in Hawke's Bay

A number of services will be held around Hawke's Bay across ANZAC Day morning.

Which Hawke's Bay service will you attend this Tuesday?

Dog bike donations

Nicky Martin with her dogs Pypa and Lacee who raised $1640 for the Napier SPCA.

A Saturday cycle with a pair of jack russells has raised over $1600 for the Napier SPCA

Boy, 9, found

Crabtree was last seen wearing a grey shark onesie.

Blair Crabtree, missing since early on Thursday morning, has been found safe.

Hunt for damaged vehicle

Police are continuing their investigations into the death of Nelson Hari, near Ruatoria. (File photo)

Police investigating a death on a rural road are looking for a second vehicle.

Clive clothes swap

Michelle Duncan with items of clothing ready to be swapped.

What happens to old clothes? That's a 450 tonne question for Hastings District Council.

Quake near Gisborne

A screengrab from GeoNet shows where the quake hit.

GeoNet is reporting a 5.1 quake northwest of Gisborne, near inland township of Matawai.

High-risk offender to be freed

Napier man Richard Miller, found guilty of sexual offences against four girls, is to be freed later this year. He ...

The sex offender has never accepted that he committed crimes against girls.

Road death inquiry continues

Police are continuing their investigations into the weekend death of Nelson Hari, near Ruatoria. (File photo)

Police have seized a car linked to a weekend fatality near Ruatoria.

McLean Park fix tops $2m

Umpires Kumar Dharmasena and Chris Brown check the playing surface ahead of the ill-fated ODI at McLean Park on February 2.

Napier's embattled sports venue needs $2m to get up to scratch - and there's not much time to do it.

Quake shakes Hawke's Bay

Moderate shaking was recorded in Hastings after a 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck on Monday afternoon.

A 4.6 magnitude quake has rattled Hastings and Napier

Power due back today

Cyclone Cook initially knocked out power to about 15,000 homes in Hawke's Bay. All are expected to be reconnected by ...

All 80 homes in Hawke's Bay without power since Thursday to be reconnected by tonight.

Pond fall boy recovering

St John Ambulance paramedics were called to the scene soon after the accident on Sunday afternoon.

One-year-old remains in hospital after being pulled unresponsive from water.

Dozens still without power

Cyclone Cook initially knocked out power to about 15,000 homes in Hawke's Bay - by Sunday 80 were still waiting for ...

Eighty people in Hawke's Bay face a fourth night without power in wake of storm.

Toddler saved from pond

The 1-year-old boy fell into a pond at the showgrounds in Hastings. (File photo)

Bystander pulls 1-year-old unresponsive from water at Hawke's Bay A&P showgrounds.

Rolling seas rescue

Life Flight's Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Crewman with suspected cardiac arrest rescued from sea off Hawke's Bay.

After Cook comes the clean-up

Cyclone Cook flooded streets in the north Canterbury town of Kaiapoi.

Storm-hit towns are spending Easter weekend cleaning up debris and flooding, as thousands remain without power.

Whooping cough in Hawke's Bay

Whooping cough vaccinations are free for babies and pregnant women.

Seven cases of whooping cough in Hawke's Bay so far this year

Vehicle roll over on Mohaka Hill

Napier crash on Mohaka hill.

One person sustained minor injuries after their ute crashed on Mohaka Hill.

Motorists' miraculous escape video

Cyclone Cook brought trees down on cars in Lucknow Rd, Havelock North on Thursday night.

Two cars slowed to avoid a fallen tree in Havelock North - then another came down on top of them.

Trinity brews a different vintage

Sebastian Hanse and Roy Kamphuis with their Trinity Hill IPA in the winery's barrel room.

Well known Hawke's Bay winery Trinity Hill has moved into the craft beer business.

Cyclone: What you need to know video

Wellington awaits gale force gusts and heavy rain around midnight on Thursday as Cyclone Cook tracks south. (File photo)

Wellington on alert, but Civil Defence planners are not expecting serious disruptions.

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