Despite awful tragedies and high farce, big fun park operators insist they can compete with Snapchat and Playstations to make children's dreams come true.
Tui brewery gets a makeover in the hope of attracting more visitors and tourists.
"There's always something we can do to keep people from getting sick, that's what keeps me going."
During the peak of hockey season Olivia McLeod plays for three teams and coaches a fourth.
Two firefighters treated after a blaze in a shed storing 800 tonnes of sulphur, but residents are allowed home.
Lawyer questions police planning prior to arrest of Gregory McPeake
Woven flax bassinets help young babies sleep
Two cars collided on the Hastings side of the Fernhill Bridge near the turn-off to SH50 about 8.15am today.
Fears that notorious criminal John Gillies will be released from jail without rehabilitation.
"Yahoo moment" for Hawke's Bay DHB is it agrees to historic decision.
Central Hawke's Bay District Council is being prosecuted over its waste discharges.
Footage of chaotic scene before man's death shown to jurors.
Drunk and drugged suspect died after officers used spray, dogs and Tasers on him.
Napier man admits making threats against seven well-known companies.
A lane of the city's popular tourist route will be closed to make it more "pedestrian friendly".
Secrecy surrounds the details of the sale of the late broadcaster's multimillion-dollar lodge.
A fire at the old Waipukurau hospital is still being extinguished.
Four police officers are charged with assaulting Gregory McPeake, who died while being arrested.
Court case related to Havelock North's water contamination has been put off for a week.
Almost 200 undersized and shucked paua have been found in a cave in Hawke's Bay.
The man acquitted of Kiwi's murder came to NZ on one-way ticket, but left soon after.
Something strange seems to have happened in the water beneath Hastings
"When I first started I was scared big waves, so I was what you would call a 'beachy'."
Investigations underway to determine if fire that killed dog was suspicious.
Emma believes anyone who tries clay target shooting would want to carry on with it
Music skipped a generation in Sophie Pilbrow's family and next year the Hastings teen will be testing her talent on Hamilton stages.
Tourist who jumped off wharf drowned because he was unable to get back to ladder
Despite resident opposition, limited numbers of campervans will still be allowed to at Westshore.
The water is there for Hastings, they just can't get it out of the ground quickly enough.
The chairman of the ratepayer-funded company promoting Hawke's Bay's Ruataniwha dam has quit.