Hawke's Bay

Family's double cancer blow

Jesse Warena and his mum Pearl McRae, Jesse is fighting terminal cancer.

A Hawke's Bay father and his teenage son were given a terminal cancer diagnosis just months apart.

Rising from the ashes video

Jasper Betty, nine, at the back of the Keirunga theatre following  an arson attack.

Havelock North 9-year-old fundraising quest for beloved theatre.

Peace enables Japan trip

Singer-songwriter Iris Dunn from Napier.

A story about peace has won a Napier girl a trip to Japan

Volleying to success

Laina Samia, 17, is a second generation volleyball player and third generation Napier Girls' High School student.

Volleyball is in the blood of one NapierĀ family, with the oldest daughter representing New Zealand this month.

Council boss's $29k pay rise

Napier City Council chief executive Wayne Jack has been given a substantial pay rise.

Napier City Council hikes its CEO's pay 11Ā per cent to $290,000 because he was "seriously under-paid".

Guillain Barre link confirmed

A man in his 60s is in Wellington Hospital's intensive care unit with an autoimmune condition linked to drinking ...

Investigation confirms a patient in Wellington Hospital contracted the syndrome from contaminated Hawke's Bay water.

Sprinting drives success

Off the track Logan Carroll also plays for two rugby union and one rugby league team.

Athletics took one Napier teen from unmotivated about school to head boy

Science in the water

Ben Plesner, 13, Lulu Fuller, 11, Luke Bradbury, 11, Maite Dechering, 12, (front) Rebecca Keen, 12, Kate Alexander, 13 ...

Puketapu School consistently performs well at Hawke's Bay's science fair

Assault accused wanted

Police are looking for Mark Cameron Armishaw, 55, who has a warrant to arrest for a serious assault.

Police have a warrant to arrest Hawke's Bay man Mark Cameron Armishaw following a serious assault.

Bay bodybuilder to Vegas

Nicola Woods ready for a bodybuilding competition.

In three months one Kiwi woman has gone from her first bodybuilding competition to representing New Zealand.

'I'm not missing this' video

Daniel Haddock, a semi-retired english teacher of Havelock North, is going to California to see the three-day Desert ...

Semi-retired english teacher Daniel Haddock saw Hendrix, Joplin and The Doors live, but never the Stones or Dylan. He's about to.

Paul Holmes' home on the market video

Mana Lodge, in rural Hawke's Bay.

The million-dollar house where Paul Holmes lived and died remains for sale.

New Guillain Barre case

A patient is being treated in Wellington Hospital for Guillain Barre Syndrome.

It is unclear whether a Wellington patient with Guillain Barre Syndrome is linked to Havelock North's water crisis.

Firefighter turns fire bug

Hawke's Bay volunteer fireman Bradley Hansen turned to arson "for the Adrenalin rush and because he was frustrated at ...

Frustrated by the lack of fires in his district, a teenage volunteer fireman decided to set his own.

Driving to success

Ebony Arthur, 16, Summer Pettitt, 16, (front) Blessed Haziel Cruzat, 17 and Lorraine Collins, 17, with their licences ...

One Napier school is busting barriers by teaching students to drive

Claim dogs ill treated

Napier City Council animal shelter

Call for independent investigation after allegations an animal control boss has been too quick to put down dogs.

Privacy breaches 'fully investigated'

Hirron Fernando deceived the Hawke's Bay and Capital Coast district health boards into supplying patient details without ...

A doctor's actions in duping two DHBs into revealing patient information was fully investigated, DHBs say.

Tomahawk robbery arrests

The Portside Mobil on Wainui Rd, Gisborne.

Police dog helped track down tomahawk-wielding man who had robbed a service station.

Footballer dies on pitch

Jeff Partington died while playing in a tournament for his Hastings Hibernian football team.

The Hastings man will be remembered fondly by his teammates following his death at a Saturday tournament

DHBs 'duped' for patient info

Hirron Fernando deceived the Hawke's Bay and Capital Coast district health boards into supplying patient details without ...

Former Hawke's Bay trainee doctor struck off after tricking two DHBs into releasing patient details without their consent.

Reliving the fear video

Hetal Shastri, right, and Neha Chaudhary who were held up at gun point on Friday evening at the League Park Superette in ...

Dairy worker terrified as woman who held her up at gun point apparently returns to buy milk.

Explosion and fire caused injury

A Hastings man is in a critical condition after a fire last night

An explosion preceded the fire that caused critical injuries to a man in Hastings

Footballer dies at Napier game

Players at a New Zealand Marist football tournament held a minute's silence in honour of Jeff Partington.

Footballer collapses and dies after New Zealand Marist tournament match in Napier.

Hawke's Bay Hospital 'at capacity'

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Patients presenting with a wide variety of illnesses and injuries are putting a strain on resources.

'Unknown but not forgotten' gallery video

Private Charles Thomas (Tom) Fox of the Wellington Infantry Regiment was killed at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette on 16 ...

Centenary of our war in France remembered in moving ceremony.

Test of bores fails to find leak

Independent inspections of bores in May failed to find that one of them had a leak that could potentially allow storm water in

Mushrooms too stinky for school

A mushroom farm in Havelock North has caused the proposed school site to move.

A mushroom farm that's previously sparked complaints is deemed too smelly for kids to learn nearby.

'Only bottled water from now on' video

April Singh: "I've gone from being a real strong person to being a weakling."

Mum of eight, suffering from a serious neurological disorder, after gastro outbreak says she'll never drink tap water again.

Council apoligises, settles

Central Hawke's Bay councillor Andy Watts has been offered an apology after he was wrongly accused of breaking building ...

Councillor wrongly accused of breaking building code laws settles with his own council.

Top SPCA volunteer

Finalist for volunteer of the year Grant McLeod and pup Vanilla at the Hastings SPCA.

The satisfaction of a job well done has kept one SPCA volunteer coming back for 12 years.

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