A scrap yard employee was left bloody and bruised but sent the thief packing empty-handed.
Woman says she has been deprived of time with her mother, which she can never get back.
Young man weeps at sentencing for mowing down cycling Wellington businessman while doing 100kmh.
It's suspected that 23-year-old woman Manpreet Kaur died after being entangled in machinery in Hastings.
Work on buildings which will make up the first stage of a new community health and sports centre at the region's sport park will begin in October.
Growing native plants and life skills in one go.
Lawrence Yule looks back after chairing last council meeting as Hastings mayor.
Lost police bullets and magazine found several kilometres away on Napier's Marine Parade.
Council boss heading south after leading district's bid to become a rocket hub.
An officer left the gun magazine on the roof of a patrol car in Napier before driving off.
Napier City Council and IRD are moving out of two council-owned buildings.
After the 5-year-old misbehaved, dad got a hammer and told siblings to "look away so you don't see all the blood".
"Why give us a chance? I'm living proof the programme works."
Cop-stabber John Gillies will soon be back in the community after completing his 12th stint in jail.
Blaze destroys property that recently changed hands after a forced sale.
As a fire was being put out in Taranaki, another flared up in Hawke's Bay.
The pedestrian hit by a car on Friday night was Kimberly Chaval Phillips.
Four-storey building finished in 2007 got its certificate of compliance last week.
It's been a year since Rennie Cunningham entered a bar holding a large knife and threatening to kill
Three girls, aged 13 to 17, alleged robbed a Gisborne dairy by knife-point.
A local woman has died after being hit by a car in Gisborne.
The local bailiff is too intimidated to arrest short, 70-year-old and ailing car dealer Keith Turner.
Years of leading an orchestra are all worth it for the students
Healthy eating has come full circle for long-time Woodford House food technology teacher Margie Ellis.
Man arrested after suspected hit-and-run death, police believe victim Nigel Sammons was hit by two cars.
The Pasifika group is more than just the performances seen from the stage
Mayor says principal was 'a dream' but Ministry 'put roadblocks in'
Behaviour outside bar was bad but 'only slightly worse than previous times'
Young mother's killer told cops: "I'm not going to jail. This ends tonight."
Woman found dead at industrial site in Hastings was "entangled in machinery", initial investigation suggests.