Hawke's Bay

Fatal truck crash in Hawke's Bay

The cause of the crash was not yet known.

At least one person is dead and State Highway 2 is blocked after a truck left the road.

Strong winds fan several fires video

A neighbour with garden hose in hand rushed to help put out a scrub fire that was threatening a Havelock North home.

Multiple scrub fires across the central North Island have stretched fire crews to their limit.

Truck rolls north of Napier

Police say a truck rolled near Te Pohue, on the Napier-Taupo highway, about 11.30am on Sunday.

Napier-Taupo road all clear again after truck crash held up traffic.

Wanted man arrested

Hawke's Bay police arrested Tamati on charges relating to an unlawful sexual connection.

The man wanted on unlawful sexual connection charges has been found in Hastings.

Flashback: The Ormondville massacre

The grave of the Edwards family at the Ormondville cemetery.

Love, lunacy and liquor lead to one of New Zealand's most horrific mass murders.

This Kiwi dream is being washed away

A seawall built of concrete blocks in an effort to protect properties in Haumoana, Hawke's Bay.

Councils' plans to fight rising sea levels threaten coastal property ownership.

Wanted man arrested

Jamie Lesley Jones was wanted by police following a December 30 hit-and-run.

A man wanted after a cyclist was hit in Napier is now in custody.

Napier pound found non-compliant

An MPI report has found failings at the Napier dog pound

Ministry for Primary Industries launches probe after reports of alleged welfare complaints at dog pound.

'For us it was too late'

Jesse Bucknell with his partner, Ashleigh, and their son, Carter, who was 10 weeks old when this photo was taken, just ...

Jesse Bucknell was a new dad when his truck left the road and hit a tree, killing him. A barrier could have saved his life.

Minivan crash in Napier

The minivan crashed on Marine Parade, Napier.

Vehicle was carrying 11 people - including seven children - when it hit a tree.

Zeelandt beer grows

Andre Santos, John Bradbury and Chris Barber from Zeelandt Brewery.

Zeelandt's focus is "true to style" beer people keep coming back to.

Police hunt violent road rager

Police are seeking 40-year-old Shawn Nicholas Harding who has a warrant for arrest for driving related offences.

Shawn Harding stabbed his partner in front of his children and attacked a TV3 reporter on the road.

Life saving family

Allan Thompson, Cushla McLaren, Kate McLaren, 9, Anna McLaren, 9, Charlotte McLaren, 6, are three generations involved ...

Three generations of surf life saving members in one family.

Witnesses sought to rubbish fire

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Arguing was heard before a suspicious fire began.

Weekend after the weather bomb

Wild weather tips over a traffic light in Dixon St, Wellington.

The weather will offer a few lollies this weekend, especially on Anniversary Day.

Minivan crash near Gisborne

Occupants of a van that crashed near Gisborne on Thursday morning are in a stable condition.

Van carrying eight-strong shearing gang hit tree near Gisborne

What's baking at EIT?

Korey Field and Stefan Schmith will teach EIT's new bakery programme.

"Germans take their baking seriously"

Napier-Taupo Road going electric

The Napier-Taupo Road is to become electric car-friendly

Drivers of electric cars will not have to worry about running out of steam on isolated highway

85km super swim for Glenn

Craig McKibbin preparing to swim the edge of Lake Waikaremoana.

Craig McKibbin plans to swim over 12 kilometers a day around the edge of Lake Waikaremoana.

Killed cyclist named

Jason Houia has died following a crash in Gisborne.

Death of Jason Houia has been referred to the coroner

The art we own is gathering dust

Wellington City Council has moved its most expensive piece, Charles Barraud's portrait of Te Puni, to the council’s ...

NZ ratepayers own half a billion dollars of art - but 93 per cent of it isn't on display.

Elderly fainting in Hawke's Bay heat

Elderly in Hawke's Bay are being advised to look after themselves in the hot temperatures.

While the rest of the country wonders when summer is coming, Hawke's Bay elderly are fainting in heat

Algal blooms hit swim spots

Cyanobacteria mats (also known as blue-green algae) have been found in the Tukituki River.

Dogs and swimmers advised to stay away from spots on the Tukituki River

Charges in McDonald's fight

The Napier McDonald's window Zachan Bennett was thrown through.

Man thrown through a McDonald's restaurant window charged with assault

Bay wine festival grows

Katie Sharplin and Donna Fountaine at Sileni Estates during a past Bridge Pa Wine Festival.

The annual Hawke's Bay wine festival returns for 2017.

Cyclist killed in Gisborne

One person has died following a crash in Gisborne.

Cyclist dies after morning collision with truck near Gisborne Airport.

Is Bard's Globe coming here? video

151010, news, photo: Supplied, Dargaville & Districts News, Shakespeare - who's playing company erected the first Globe ...

All the world's a stage - and Wellington could soon be a major player.

Fishing ban for poachers

Hune Tapiata and Levi Kenrick were caught with 223 paua on Waimarama Road.

Poacher said his car was 'in the bush in pieces' but fishery officers weren't fooled

Man lay dead for weeks

Michael Laughton, who did not show up for a family Christmas dinner, lay undiscovered in his Haumoana flat for weeks.

Family are now urging others to make sure they check on their loved ones.

Man jumps from truck

Truck crash near Kuripapango, on Napier-Taihape Road.

A driver is hurt, but alive, after jumping from a truck before it flew off the road.

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