Remorse for the death of a teenager in a drag racing crash was "too little, too late".
Porse in-home childcare founder Jenny Yule tried unsuccessfully to argue she never bought a $25,000 horse.
Six people on a duck hunting trip were injured in the accident
Draft final decision on proposed $275m Ruataniwha irrigation scheme appears to be bad news for proponents.
Council fined, ordered to pay reparation after death of toddler under a lawnmower.
A refugee father of 24 killed fighting Islamic State did not respect the Kiwi "way of life" after settling in New Zealand, NZ First leader Winston Peters says.
A Hastings developer is accused of dumping relocated houses without resource consent.
Heavy downpours overwhelm some homes and infrastructure in the capital.
Matt Shannon, who poured petrol on a teen and set him alight at a party, on the run after breaching parole conditions.
Ministry's own research shows there is "a high level of uncertainty" around snapper numbers off Hawke's Bay.
Napier's longest running restaurant, The National Cafe, is closing down after almost 80 years in business.
'Facebook party' leads to eviction from Housing New Zealand property
Napier's MTG museum and gallery gains traction.
The company behind the Queenstown International marathon is considering staging an event in Hawke's Bay
Hawke's Bay police are appealing for the return of 14 stolen taonga items.
He left NZ to care for a sick son in Iraq, but was so appalled by IS that he took up arms.
Unions say the loss is more evidence the high Kiwi dollar is hitting NZ-made goods hard.
A man missing from his crashed car has been discovered in nearby blackberry bushes.
The nation's only surviving Great War veteran will miss Saturday's centenary. She'll be asleep in an apple box.
A drunk man found unconscious in the middle of a Napier street was lucky to wake up at all.
In an "extraordinarily unusual" case, a teen who raped a 5-year-old has had his sentence reduced substantially.
The daughter of a man who died while being arrested says police used an unnecessary level of force.
Napier rock band Jakob takes out the sixth annual Taite Music Prize for its “thought provoking” album Sines.
A Napier teen is learning to walk and talk again after a mountainbiking accident.
Kiwis can't get enough of cabernets, merlots and malbecs from Hawke's Bay - here's some top picks.
Public donations ensured 3-year-old Byson Bennett got to his aunt Renee's wedding.
Steve Rickard, the godfather of Kiwi wrestling, is farewelled at a packed funeral in Napier.
Four arrested after an investigation into $280,000 worth of imported methamphetamine.
Manawatu Cycle Challenge organiser Ross Castle vows the event will be back next year.
Graeme Kalff won praise for his outstanding leadership during the 2009 Napier siege.