Hawke's Bay

Feeding time at the Aquarium video

Keeper Sonja Murray feeds Tux, one of the National Aquarium's 17 resident little penguins.

CuriousCity: How do you do meal time for more than 100 different species?

Community Christmas lunch appeal

Stu Wilkins will cook the community lunch on Christmas day at the Havelock North Function centre.

"Not a single pea goes to waste"

Raped naval officer speaks out

The woman pictured was raped and sexually harassed while serving in the New Zealand Navy. She is now speaking up in the ...

She was raped, harassed and bullied. And now she is fighting for her day in court.

Christmas burglary's 'happy ending'

Christmas presents stolen in a Napier burglary were recovered  by police within hours of the break-in.

Napier man grateful police were quick to make an arrest after gifts were snatched from his home.

Books for PNG

Thousands of books leave New Zealand and Australia for Papua New Guinea each year as part of the project.

A small project to get books into Papua New Guinea has grown to 100,000 of reading material a year

New station for modern policing

The front of Napier's new police station which opened on Friday.

Take a look at the new Napier police station fit for the 21st century

Council denies gastro charges

Havelock North gastro outbreak: Charges laid against Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council pleads not guilty in Havelock North water case after thousands had gastro.

Cleared cops named

Gregory McPeake, who died while being arrested in Napier on March 13, 2015

Name suppression lifted on three of four acquitted Hawke's Bay officers.

Officers are 'people, not robots'

Crown prosecutor Ben Vanderkolk closed the case against four unnamed officers.

'They thought a dangerous man was about to escape. It was their duty to prevent that'

House fire in Hastings

The Miller St home in Hastings was extensively damaged by the fire.

The cause of the blaze that extensively damaged a Hastings home is yet to be established.  

Port company's winning attitude

Billy Bishop has worked for Genera's Napier Port branch for two years.

One recent employee knew he could do the work, he just needed a chance.

Friends grow from perms

EIT client, 101-year-old Valda Colwill.

The clients of Salon Elite don't just visit for their weekly perm and set.

Attack on woman outside school

Police have charged a person with indecently assaulting a teacher outside Flaxmere Primary School on Wednesday.

Children were arriving at school when the attack happened at the Hawke's Bay primary school, said police.

Very Merry Hastings Christmas

Hastings Santa fans can visit the red and white suited fellow Monday to Saturday in the city centre.

Santa's Wonderland delights the kids in Hastings with record visitors.

Bay police warn against burglaries

Police in Hawke's Bay are asking people to make sure their properties are secure to stop burglaries from occurring.

Locking up your house properly is the best way to stop burglaries, police say.

Officers 'should have waited'

Gregory McPeake was shot twice with an X2 Taser.

'Time is your friend. You can negotiate with this person as long as it takes'

Arrest for Hastings arsons

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A teenager has been charged after a series of fires in the city last month.

Police dog use 'wrong'

Gregory McPeake was shot twice with an X2 Taser.

Officers on trial for using dogs and Tasers on man who died during arrest.

Glass used in attack

Police have arrested a woman after an alleged assault at a Napier pub.

Woman arrested over an assault at a Napier pub.

New range for revamped brewery

Tui Brewery head brewer Tupu Gregory is excited about the newly built brewery.

Tui brewery gets a makeover in the hope of attracting more visitors and tourists.

Keeping the Bay healthy

Caroline McElnay speaking in 2012 following a listeria outbreak in Hawke's Bay.

"There's always something we can do to keep people from getting sick, that's what keeps me going."

Hockey star heading south

Olivia McLeod playing for Iona College this year.

During the peak of hockey season Olivia McLeod plays for three teams and coaches a fourth.

Traffic chaos after sulphur blaze

Firefighters are at a 100-tonne sulphur fire in Hawke's Bay.

Two firefighters treated after a blaze in a shed storing 800 tonnes of sulphur, but residents are allowed home.

Police tactics scrutinised

Gregory McPeake was shot twice with an X2 Taser.

Lawyer questions police planning prior to arrest of Gregory McPeake

Weaving supports safe sleeping

Two Hawke's Bay women weave wahakura or woven bassinets which will create safe sleeping areas for Hawke's Bay babies.

Woven flax bassinets help young babies sleep

Two-car crash near Hastings

Police attended a car crash near Hastings this morning.

Two cars collided on the Hastings side of the Fernhill Bridge near the turn-off to SH50 about 8.15am today.

Cop-stabber not keen on rehab

John Gillies in Wellington District Court in 2013.

Fears that notorious criminal John Gillies will be released from jail without rehabilitation.

Free GP visits for under-18s

Free GP visits for some under the age of 18 in Hawke's Bay will be rolled out early next year.

"Yahoo moment" for Hawke's Bay DHB is it agrees to historic decision.

Council charged over wastewater

A court date for Hawke's Bay Regional Council's prosecution of Central Hawke's Bay District Council has yet to be set.

Central Hawke's Bay District Council is being prosecuted over its waste discharges.

Taser footage shown to court

Gregory McPeake was shot twice with an X2 Taser.

Footage of chaotic scene before man's death shown to jurors.

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