Hawke's Bay

Abduction attempt

Police would like to speak to this man after an incident in Hastings.

A man reportedly tried to abduct a child outside a school in Hastings on Tuesday.

How was boy hurt?

Police outside Taradale School in Napier, on Monday, May 25, 2015.

Parents demand answers from school about critical injuries suffered in "window jump".

Napier centre quake-prone but open

Napier's War Memorial Conference Centre is earthquake-prone.

War Memorial Conference Centre under 34 per cent of code, council to keep doors open.

Boy in critical condition

Police outside Taradale School in Napier, on Monday, May 25, 2015.

Young boy remains in critical condition in hospital after accident at school.

Rubbish dumper lands in tip

A man escaped serious injuries when he fell 1.5m into the dumping area at the Hastings Refuse Transfer Station on Sunday.

A trip to the tip ended up with a Hastings man joining his rubbish in the dumping area.  

Police hunt tyre-slasher

Hawke's Bay police are searching for the person responsible for a series of car-tyre slashings.

Hawke's Bay tyre repair shops have been busy following a spate of slashings.

Man killed after rolling vehicle in Hawke's Bay

150714 News Photo: Stuart Short. 
Gun incident: Fire, ambulance police and armed defenders converged on Grace Crescent on Monday night for a 6-hour stand off with an armed, wanted man.

A man has been found dead in rural Hawke's Bay after he rolled an all terrain vehicle near his home. 

How healthy is your community?

Where are nation's most dangerous drinkers?

Hawke's Bay has NZ's most dangerous drinkers - but nobody is sure why.

Play nice or pay up

Wakefield's Dylyn Pellowe looked askance at the ref when shown a red card during their division one football match in Southland.

Footballers put on $1k good behaviour bond after referee abuse rises.

Teacher aide guilty on sex charges

John Kirk-Anderson

Hawke's Bay man pleads guilty to two charges of unlawful sexual connection

Meat shop claim dismissed

A judge has rejected any suggestion that Hastings business Dynamic Meats, and its sole director Gary Ashley were not informed of an employment hearing.

Dynamic Meats' claim it was unaware of an Employment Authority hearing is dismissed.

Final view before wreckers move in video

The old Napier hospital building, which was closed in 1998 and has dominated the city skyline since it went up in 1968, is coming down to be replaced by two eight-storey apartment towers.

Demolition of the old Napier Hospital, a fixture of the city skyline for 47 years, begins this month.

Hastings crash victim named

Emergency services were called to a fatal car crash in Hastings.

Hastings crash victim named as 52-year-old man John Gilbert MacDonald.

Bay kayaker dreams of Olympics -

Hawke's Bay kayaker Elise Legarth, 17, from Havelock North, is off to the 2015 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Portugal.

Developer puts application on hold

Developer has put resource consent application on hold while it considers its options including direct referral to the Environment Court.

Row over kura kaupapa plan

The former Arataki Holiday Park in Havelock North, which is to become home to a kura kaupapa.

A former holiday park in Havelock North will become a kura kaupapa.

Region cut off at knees

Well known cartoonist Jim Hubbard is one of many Hawke's Bay people trying to get a knee operation.

Hawke's Bay is the worst in the country for elective knee replacements per head of population.

From motor camp to kura kaupapa

Hekia Parata, Minister of Education announced a new kura kaupapa is to be built in Havelock North.

Immersion school gets Budget funding to open on old holiday park site in Havelock North.

Ratepayers stump up for boat club

A fisherman casts his rod in the hope of catching a blue cod in the Marlborough
Sounds. Regulations covering cod fishing are being discussed at consultation
meetings in Nelson tonight and Picton tomorrow.

Napier ratepayers are bailing out the Hawke's Bay Sports Fishing Club to the tune of $271,000.

Police hunt serial burglars

One of the offenders responsible for burglaries of Hawke's Bay commercial premises.

Hawke's Bay police are appealing for help to catch a pair of serial burglars.

Motorcyclist breaks leg in fence crash

A motorcyclist was lifted to hospital by helicopter after crashing his bike in Maraekakaho.

A 55-year-old motorcyclist crashed through a fence in Hawke's Bay and broke his leg.

Harley rider's 'miracle' recovery

Howie Te Are woke up from a coma after a horrific motorcycle accident.

 Doctors told Howie Te Are's family they didn't think he'd make it.

Skipper fined over fish catch

Fishing skipper was "foot soldier" in catch misreporting operation.

A fishing boat skipper under-reported his bluenose catch by nearly 10 tonnes.

Cellphone data collected to reveal visitor numbers

Visitors to Hawke's Bay will have their cellphone data collected.

Visitors to Hawke's Bay will have their cellphone data collected so Hawke's Bay Tourism can see where they have come from, where they have been and how long they have stayed in the region.

Drag race death appeal dismissed

Court of Appeal dismisses drag racer's appeal

Remorse for the death of a teenager in a drag racing crash was "too little, too late".

$25,000 ruling in horse case

101012 News. Photo: Yvette Batten. North Taranaki Midweek. Caption: Porse In-Home childcare founding director Jenny Yule.

Porse in-home childcare founder Jenny Yule tried unsuccessfully to argue she never bought a $25,000 horse.

Serious injuries as ute rolls

The Palmerston North rescue helicopter was called to a ute accident Saturday.

Six people on a duck hunting trip were injured in the accident

Ruataniwha draft backs environmentalists

A computer generated image of the Ruataniwha Dam in central Hawke's Bay.

Draft final decision on proposed $275m Ruataniwha irrigation scheme appears to be bad news for proponents.

$100k for mower death

Uetaha Wanoa, 4,  who was killed when he was run over by a lawnmower at Camberley Park.

Council fined, ordered to pay reparation after death of toddler under a lawnmower.

Council misses abatement notice timeframe

Hawke's Bay's Tukituki River still has poorly treated sewerage running into it.

Central Hawke's Bay District Council has failed to meet a requirement spelled out in an abatement notice that ordered it to stop dumping poorly treated sewerage into the Tukituki and Waipawa Rivers.

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