A 27-year-old man rang police after he allegedly beat a man so badly his spleen ruptured.
A construction worker who died in at a building site this week has been named.
A man who filmed up the skirts of women shopping in Napier is facing a possible prison sentence.
A construction worker has died after being hit by a steel beam.
A man who lured a teenager into his house for a photo shoot has been found guilty.
A judge has ruled the Hastings District Council acted lawfully by imposing a targeted rate to help pay for its $1.17 million purchase of Waimarama Domain.
Hastings District councillor Henare O'Keefe has put his hand up to stand for Labour in next month's Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election.
A former mayor who deceived a client to get $62,000 to pay his own debts has been struck off.
Hawke's Bay Regional councillor Eileen von Dadelszen is stepping down after being appointed as an Environment Court Commissioner.
When he ran down to the crumpled truck, Kingi Wilson was expecting the worst.
The man who has had arguably the greatest involvement in the health of the Tukituki River sees a proposal for a large irrigation scheme as a case of "having your cake and eating it".
Monsignor Timothy Hannigan married couples, baptised their children and farewelled their grandparents.
A man is alleged to have sexually violated a teen after luring him to his home for a model shoot.
A DHB has denied paedophile Aaron Ellmers sought its help before committing child sex abuse.
Police should have abandoned a high-speed car chase which preceded a crash killing three people, according to an independent report.
A violent inmate was able to step out of a prison van because the back door was not locked.
A man has moderate injuries after his car collided with a truck this afternoon.
A judge has condemned a serial paedophile's offending as horrific and utterly depraved.
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Paedophile Aaron Ellmers has been jailed for at least 20 years.
The Environmental Protection Authority has 20 days to make a recommendation to the environment minister on the significance of a proposed $250m Hawke's Bay dam.
A well-used Napier building will remain closed for months after it was found to be well below quake planning requirements.
An anti Hawke's Bay amalgamation group says Napier should take over half of Hastings.
A proposal to create a regional council covering Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay will go to the Local Government Commission.
Napier ratepayers may have to fork out $460,000 for a new bus terminal.
A proposal to create a regional council covering Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay will go to the Local Government Commission.
A Mongrel Mob leader with violence convictions has been freed on parole after vowing to change.
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Labour, Greens and Maori Party would all repeal or alter the three-strikes legislation after a Hastings' man's second strike.
Violent and psychotic teens high on synthetic cannabis are filling police cells and emergency departments.
A 'disturbance' between two groups of prisoners at Hawke's Bay Regional Prison resulted in some minor injuries.
Hawke's Bay is to at last replace its "outdated and poorly designed" old mental health unit.
A man who allegedly used a baby as a shield from police pepper spray has denied all charges.
A winery has lost thousands of litres of merlot after vandals drained one of its tanks.
Hundreds of parishioners watched in shock as a Catholic priest died at the altar during mass.
A 62-year-old woman was stabbed in the hip during a robbery in Napier today.
Peter Foley was an old-school GP, who always had an eye on the bigger picture.
While Vicky Kyle secretly siphoned $600,000 from her workplace, her boss and friend tried to prevent the company's collapse.
A jail sentence for a woman who bit and stabbed her partner after an alcohol and meth binge would send her back to ground zero, a judge says.
A woman who redirected money from her workplace for her own use has been jailed.
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With a worldwide audience of more than 7 million people a week, Jamie Curry may be the most famous teenager in New Zealand.
A winning $14.1 million Lotto ticket was bought from a Dannevirke store - but no-one has come forward yet.
Skeptics have hit out at a proposed mega-council stretching from Cape Palliser to north of Wairoa.
A huge regional council running from Cape Palliser to north of Wairoa is to be proposed.
Mayor Barbara Arnott will not seek re- election in this year's local government elections, after serving nearly 20 years on council.
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Napier Mayor Barbara Arnott will step down at this year's election.
An iwi says it has not been properly consulted over a proposed $230m water scheme and the council's assuming it has its support.
A man who allegedly used his one-year-old son as a shield against pepper spray will face further charges.
Tag Oil has begun drilling at an oil and gas exploration well 20km east of Dannevirke.
Napier ratepayers may face a $500,000 bill after the High Court upheld a ruling against the city council.
A baby died overnight after suffering serious injuries at a Wairoa house a week ago.
An inmate who escaped from a parked prison van has been caught by police.