Hawke's Bay

Yealand's winery for sale

The Crossroads sale includes the winery, the vineyards and the cellar door.

Yealands Estate Wines is selling its Crossroads winery and vineyards in Hawke's Bay.

Big search for missing Kiwi

Michael Junior Huria, who is thought to have ties to Wellington and Hawke's Bay, has been missing since Monday in ...

Massive search for Kiwi in Australia, after his disappearance in "highly unusual circumstances".

Thieves steal new kitchen

Stolen items worth more than $100,000, including a brand new kitchen, have been recovered by police at a property in ...

Police say Hawke's Bay thieves installed a stolen kitchen in their home

Bugs in water, $57 off rates

Traces of E.coli were found in one of several water tankers filled in Hastings, being used to supply residents in ...

Good news for Havelock North ratepayers; they won't be charged for the water that made them sick.

Stream may be gastro source

The Havelock North gastro outbreak made more than 4700 people ill

A stream just 50metres from the Havelock North bores has returned very high readings of e.coli

Pair flee after robbery attempt

CCTV images of the two people involved in Friday's attempted robbery of the Te Awa Dairy in Napier.

Early morning attempted raid at Napier dairy is the latest in a spate of Hawke's Bay robberies.

Dead woman had campylobacter

Jean Sparksman, who died after contracting campylobacter. Coroner Peter Ryan will determine what effect campylobacter ...

A woman in her nineties who died on Thursday night had campylobacter, but coroner says she died of unrelated condition

Flaxmere incident 'harmless'

The man was no threat to the 9-year-old, police have said.

Police say man in car trying to pick up 9-year-old was a miscommunication.

Councils clash on gastro inquiry

One of Havelock North's town water supply bores at the centre of the water contamination gastro crisis.

Regional council says bug outbreak may be linked to district council's water bores.

Dad hails deportation protest

Jieling Xiao left New Zealand for China on Wednesday night.

Motorcyclists stage protest at Auckland airport as killer driver is sent home to China.

Young designer people's choice

Marie Bailey with her poster design which won people's choice.

Marie Bailey, 17, was named people's choice at an international design competition

Herbert director faces legal action

At the time of Bridgecorp's collapse in 2007, Herbert Construction Company was in the midst of building Momi resort.

Court proceedings have been filed against Herbert Construction director Malcolm Herbert over unpaid debts.

Inmate's lightbulb idea

Dion King surrendered at Hastings police station on Thursday morning still wearing his prison-issue handcuffs.

Before turning himself in, fugitive boasts that escaping was easy after eating a lightbulb and being taken to hospital.

Seatbelt could've saved him video

Hawke's Bay man Samuel Gibson, 39, died after being thrown from his wheelchair while completing a half marathon.

Brittle-bone adventurer died after being flung from his wheelchair during a marathon.

Gisborne's $1m Lotto win

Someone will be celebrating a big Lotto win in Gisborne on Wednesday night.

Someone in Gisborne will be raising a glass this evening after big Lotto win.

Bug support not enough

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, with Tukituki MP Craig Foss, in Havelock North last week. The Government has announced ...

Hawke's Bay businesses say Government assistance package won't cover their losses.

Man tried to pick up schoolgirl

Police are asking for the man who offered a young girl a ride home on Wednesday afternoon to come forward.

Police seek driver who offered 9-year-old girl a ride home in Flaxmere.

'Very unlikely' bug came from river

Hawke's Bay regional councillor Tom Belford took this photo last summer of cows standing in the Tukituki River near ...

Number of residents affected by outbreak has been updated to 4700 following latest phone survey

Greenpeace 'spam attack' slammed

Thousands of templated emails intended for Hawke's Bay regional councillors have also swamped anaesthetist Roger Scott's ...

An anaesthetist fears patient data may have been lost in a torrent of emails sent to his councillor wife.

Her first kill with proud dad

Taking a bite out of a quivering deer heart.

Father unmoved by critics upset by his daughter taking a bite out of a deer's heart after her first hunt.

80-year-old sold home brew video

Harvey Whaitiri, 80, of Hastings fought of three would-be intruders in December. Eight months later he was caught ...

There's no money in cordial, says bootlegger as he leaves court.

Bug shuts two schools

Jean Sparksman, who died after contracting campylobacter. Coroner Peter Ryan will determine what effect campylobacter ...

Gastro bug's return forces more kids to stay home, and retirement unit to close.

'He was full of life'

Niko Brooking, centre, playing in a match for Hawke's Bay's Clive rugby team.

The victim of a Hawke's Bay forestry accident was a talented club rugby player.

Councillors slammed for outbreak claims

Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule.

Hastings mayor criticises councillors over gastro outbreak claims.

Machete robbery at petrol station

Police are appealing for sightings of this person who robbed a petrol station in Napier on Monday.

Police are trying identify offender who robbed a Mobil station in Napier on Monday.

Killer driver to head home

Jieling Xiao, 27, successfully appealed against her 17-month prison sentence, which was reduced to nine months' home ...

Chinese driver who killed motorcyclist could be deported on Wednesday.

Coleman opposed drinking water act

"I can tell members that water-borne diseases are not a major public health problem in this country", said Health ...

When in opposition, now health minister Jonathan Coleman said NZ was not at risk of epidemics in drinking water.

E.Coli detected, school closed

E.Coli has been detected at a Hawke's Bay school.

Hawke's Bay school shut down following detection of food poisoning bug E.coli.

Learner driver drunk and speeding

Police have reminded young drivers to adhere to their licence conditions.

The 19-year-old was also carrying passengers, and has been suspended.

Mayors reject chlorination call

Gastric illness sweeps through Havelock North

The Havelock North water bug can't survive chlorination, so should treatment be mandatory?

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