Some politicians say they’re too busy to disclose who’s bankrolling their campaigns; others plead memory fade like Lt Colonel Oliver North in the Iran-Contra scandal.
Gisborne's old jail could become a surfing museum as the city embraces its ongoing love of the sport.
Vehicle shipped from UK to car museum in Hawke's Bay to satisfy dying man's wish.
Hawke's Bay musician Mia Sohnge has come a long way since her first original song as an eight-year-old.
Napier council staff furious as boss gets 11 per cent rise, and they're offered just 1.7 per cent.
This weekend one Hawke's Bay girl will spend six hours cycling to raise money for the region's hospice.
Napier's new police station is on track for its official opening in December with Hawke's Bay police hosting a barbecue for contractors to show their appreciation.
The work of Hawke's Bay artist Morag Shaw goes on show October 14.
The controversial levelling of the Lake Waikaremoana visitor centre is nearly complete.
Sculptor Jeff Thomson's work is on show as part of the HB Arts Festival
The design of the new shade structure depicts Te Mata peak
Police say fake handymen have been looking for victims in Hawke's Bay.
Just 11 days from local elections, Wellington's voting figures are well down on 2013 levels.
Regional council says cost of investigation could be recovered if there is a successful prosecution
Many New Zealanders never knew how close WWII came to the country's shores.
The Government is appealing a decision blocking a land-swap deal linked to the Ruataniwha dam.
Liquidators of collapsed firm Mainzeal have rejected more than $36 million worth of claims made by out-of-pocket creditors.
Hanno Samper believed NZ would soon legalise cannabis, so he started an operation capable of earning $100,000 a year.
Statutory time limit forces officers to abandon inquiry into board that employed sex offender.
Police are appealing for witnesses of a smash which left three people with serious injuries.
It took almost 80 years for the circumstances surrounding Constable James Butler's death to be acknowledged.
German Roger Weiss established Elephant Hill after falling in love with Te Awanga.
Highway closed for more than two hours as three seriously injured.
A Hawke's Bay father and his teenage son were given a terminal cancer diagnosis just months apart.
Havelock North 9-year-old fundraising quest for beloved theatre.
A story about peace has won a Napier girl a trip to Japan
Volleyball is in the blood of one Napier family, with the oldest daughter representing New Zealand this month.
Napier City Council hikes its CEO's pay 11 per cent to $290,000 because he was "seriously under-paid".
Investigation confirms a patient in Wellington Hospital contracted the syndrome from contaminated Hawke's Bay water.
Athletics took one Napier teen from unmotivated about school to head boy