Hawke's Bay

Fatal Hawke's Bay crash

A man has died after a crash near Wairoa.

A 23-year-old man has been killed in an accident near Wairoa.

'I would like to tell him I forgive him'

Mark Beale, who died after a violent beating on Waitangi Day.

Jareb Beale says he was willing to forgive whoever killed his father.

Boss fans' airport stranding

A cancelled Jetstar flight left some Hawke's Bay concert goers worried they may not get to see him perform in Auckland.

Bruce Springsteen fans arrived at Napier and Palmerston North airports to find Jetstar flight was canned.

Fraudster's husband duped

Tania McCartney, left, pictured outside Hastings District Court last year before her sentencing on theft charges.

She stole from the school where she worked, and also took from her husband.

Teen charged with murder

Mark Beale, who was found unconscious at Haumoana, Hawke's Bay on the morning of February 6, 2017.

The body of Mark Beale, 45, was found at the fishing spot he loved most.

Step-dad guilty of killing toddler

Matiu Wereta, Hastings toddler who died on October 14

Tamehana Huata's inability to control his rage led to the death of toddler Matiu Wereta.

Car rolls on Napier-Taupo road

Police are heading to the scene of a reported car crash near Te Haroto, as are members of the Fire Service.

No-one was injured when the car rolled on SH5 near Te Haroto School.

Favourite nanny flies in

Yvonne Arrowsmith and Bev Carroll check the fit of a coat for Laura Jeffares who plays Mary Poppins.

It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's Mary Poppins!

Living out the bucket list

Maree Bailey has an inoperable brain tumour. The 17-year-old Hawke's Bay girl was told the tumour may have been in her ...

Maree Bailey never got to do everything she had planned, so her family are going to do it for her.

Council votes down gastro fund

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Generic photos of potable drinking water from the tap. This is water from ...

Hastings council says 'no' to $100k fund for people with health problems linked to gastro outbreak.

Accused child killer 'not a monster'

Matiu Wereta, Hastings toddler who died on October 14

Toddler Matiu Wereta died after a severe head injury. The jury have been told his step-father isn't to blame.

Rugby player admits rape attempt

Kolinio Yabia Tamanitoakula

Mid Canterbury rugby player Kolinio Tamanitoakula admits attempted rape after match in Gisborne.

Building only just upgraded

The Fire Service was called to a blaze at netball clubrooms in Wairoa, between Napier and Gisborne.

Fire at netball facility days after $24,000 upgrade completed.

Councillors at odds over velodrome

An artist's impression of the multi-use sports facility, including a velodrome, being proposed by Napier City Council.

The decision whether to build a controversial multimillion-dollar velodrome in Napier has stalled.

Kapa haka "Olympics" begins

Te Matatini in Hawke's Bay will run from February 22 to 26.

"When you walk out at Te Matatini it feels like a football field."

CEO's shock departure

Hawke's Bay Regional Council chief executive Andrew Newman.

On Friday his pending resignation was written off as 'malicious gossip'. Today he resigned.

De-finned shark washes up

A de-finned shark washed up on Onepoto Beach, Hicks Bay.

The body of a shark with its fin removed has washed up on an East Cape beach.

'Sexual deviant' grubs swarm

Local woman Rachael Campbell snapped this picture of the Tasmanian grass grubs swarming in Hastings.

Napier "a hub for Tasmanian grass grub Tinder" after hordes of the insects invade for mating season.

Home's suspicious gnomes video

The "gnominator" was among the recovered garden ornaments.

Huge haul of garden gnomes found in Hawke's Bay home has been linked to meth dealing.

Power lines' link to fire probed

The blackened remains of farm land and forestry devastated by the fire.

Specialist called in to see if power lines caused Hawke's Bay's big blaze by igniting grass.

Beggar on benefit jailed for fraud

Lovich is a often seen begging in the Hastings city centre

$380 a week from WINZ wasn't enough, says beggar convicted of fraud

For sale after 135 years video

Mount Vernon is on the market for the first time in its 135-year history.

The Central Hawke's Bay house comes with a grand foyer, a library, a museum and kauri staircase.

ACC declines gastro compo

Hastings District Council is considering forming a fund to provide financial assistance to those suffering health ...

Council considers fund to help those affected by gastro outbreak after ACC declines compo.

WWII vet didn't want Bitcoins

Ray Toler, who is accused of obtaining by deception $22,000 from a 95-year-old war veteran.

Lancaster bomber veteran thought he was getting war pension transferred, not invested in Bitcoins.

Villa fire suspicious

Police are treating an early morning villa fire in Hastings as suspicious.

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a Hastings villa.

Velodrome cost up 52 per cent

An artist's impression of the multi-use sports facility, including a velodrome, being proposed by Napier City Council.

A sports facility planned for Napier now has a $22.9m price tag.

I would walk 2650 miles

Tim Tracy and Corinne Phillips who are walking the Pacific Crest trail this year.

How does six months of walking the length of America sound?

Last stroke in epic swim

Craig McKibbin in the water at Lake Waikaremoana.

A 85 kilometre lap of Lake Waikaremoana - check.

Singing in the rain

Zack, 10, and Jayde White, 8, with the Gemco car Zach raced on Sunday morning.

No amount of rain could stop the music and dance and art deco.

E.coli found in Hawke's Bay water

Residents of the seaside town of Waimarama have been advised to boil their drinking water until further notice.

Residents in the Hawke's Bay town of Waimarama have been told to boil their water, after low levels of E.coli were detected.

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