Hawke's Bay

Speedway victim in legal limbo video

Bryan Forbes, of Hastings, who was injured in an accident at Meeanee Speedway.

A speedway volunteer who had both legs broken in an accident has no legal protection.

Teen stabbed in Napier

A teenager was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Napier on Saturday night.

Teenager in stable condition after Napier stabbing, police appeal for information.

Shotgun, cash and meth arrest

Police have recovered half a kilogram of  methamphetamine from a vehicle in the car park of the Napier Warehouse.

Police grab 45-year-old man with 500g of meth in Warehouse car park.

Gang cut from NZ GTA gallery

100% Pure New Zealand, Hell Pizza and 'Te Warewhare' in a Dre Hema-Kani's GTA V modification.

More classic Kiwi icons have been added to Grand Theft Auto, but the Mongrel Mob is out.

Family 'abandoned' child sex victim

Judge Tony Adeane said a Gisborne family's intimidation of a victim of sexual offending "made a mockery of notions of whanau".

Mother and daughter jailed for trying to pervert the course of justice in child sex case.

Jetstar checks into Hawke's Bay

180615 News. Illustration: Jetstar/supplied. 
A mock-up image of a 50-seat Bombardier Q300 turbo-prop aircraft in Jetstar livery.

Jetstar executives head to Hawke's Bay to assess whether the airline might serve the region.

Half-a-million dollar meth bust

Just over half a kilo of methamphetamine, recovered by police from a vehicle in Hawke's Bay

Half-a-million dollars of methamphetamine seized and two men arrested in drugs bust.

Kiwi 'thrillseeker' killed in France

Aaron Cooke reportedly tried to take off between two hanging glaciers before his fatal fall.

Paraglider Aaron Cooke touched the lives of many his family says.

Girls start petition to bring back old Milo video

13072015. Nestle had the audacity to change its Milo drink recipe last month. It was a PR disaster but how does it look to a nutritionist.

Unhappy their favourite chocolate drink has changed, two students are doing something about it.

Yours for $235,000 and TLC gallery

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The former Waipukurau Hospital is back on the market after the owner, who bought it sight unseen in 2011, has decided its not for him.

A bargain has hit the market, but any buyer will need some decent DIY skills.

Blind taste test for best pie video

New World Greenmeadows (in Napier) baker Shane Forster with his potato top pie, judged the country's best pie at the 19th annual Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards.

We put New Zealand supreme pie to the taste test ... will the punters agree?

Green loses Hummer grope appeal

Rodney Green has appealed against two convictions for indecent assault.

Napier businessman's appeal against indecent assault conviction is dismissed.

Guildford enjoys the quiet life

Zac Guildford in action during his first game for Hawke's Bay this year, their first successful Ranfurly Shield defence against Wairarapa-Bush on July 9.

Back from France and he couldn't be happier, playing Ranfurly Shield rugby for the Bay.

Cigarettes sold to kids

25032015 NEWS Photo: Charlotte Curd / Fairfax NZ. Generic file. Cigarettes. Smoking. Smokes. Tobacco. Cancer. Quitting. Dunhill. Putting out a smoke.

Two Napier shops fined $500 each for cigarette sales during school holidays.

Girl plays piano while sleeping video

A still image from the video of a 12-year-old from Hawke's Bay who plays piano while sleepwalking

A 12-year-old girl from Hawke's Bay is a singing, piano-playing, sleepwalking sensation.

Drunk passenger delays flight

A drunk passenger on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Napier abused the crew, made obnoxious gestures at fellow passengers and spat at a police officer.

Drunk woman abuses crew, makes obnoxious gestures at passengers, spits at police officer.

Drunk mum's scary school run

A drunk mother with kids in her car sped past other cars, mounted a traffic island and bumped into a parked car before walking her kids into school.

Beverly Hale sped past other cars, mounted a traffic island and bumped into parked car before walking kids into school.

Saintly nun's farewell brings city to standstill

Suzanne Aubert in 1910.

The frugal and selfless Suzanne Aubert could yet become New Zealand's first saint.

Boy, 11, arrested

Police caught an 11-year-old boy allegedly committing burglary on Sunday night.

He was among a group caught after a Hastings break-in, police say.

Boss fined for chemicals in water

Recreational water users at Pandora Pond in Napier, near the slipway where chemicals were discharged.

Director fined for discharging contaminants into Napier's inner harbour.

Serious questions over listeria case

Two people died in 2012 after a listeria outbreak.

OPINION: The Hawke's Bay listeria case is tragic and shocking.

Grave re-marking for WWI hero

The new plaque and headstone marking the grave of Distinguished Conduct Medal winner William George Brown, in Waipukurau Cemetery. Pictured are Brown's great-niece Yvonne Jones, left, and Napier woman Rachael Rogge, who tracked down Brown's unmarked grave after finding his DCM among her grandmother's possessions.

The grave of a WWI soldier has been named, but the search for his descendants continues.

Hawke's Bay down plucky Horowhenua-Kapiti

Hawke's Bay No 8 Joseph Penitito was impressive during his side's Ranfurly Shield defence against Horowhenua-Kapiti.

Horowhenua-Kapiti push Hawke's Bay all the way in Ranfurly Shield challenge.

MPI knew meat was contaminated

Bay Cuisine in Napier.The Ministry of Primary Industries knew the company had sold listeria contaminated meat, but did not know Hawke's Bay Hospital was a customer.

Ministry knew Bay Cuisine had sold listeria-contaminated meats halfway through the outbreak that claimed two lives.

Legionnaires in hot water

Two people have recently been hospitalised in Hawke's Bay after contracting Legionnaires disease from water in their houses.

Warning not to lower the temperature on your hot water cylinder after woman loses her feet to disease.

Listeria meat costs $192k

Bay Cuisine Production manager Christopher Mackie arrives at Napier District Court for sentencing after selling listeria-contaminated meat and omitting to disclose test results showing the meat was contaminated.

Company and employees fined for supplying contaminated meat linked to woman's death.

Looking to avoid Ranfurly robbing

Jared Tanira is hoping his Horowhenua-Kapiti team aren't robbed during their Ranfurly Shield challenge in Napier on Thursday night.

Horowhenua-Kapiti were robbed during their last Ranfurly Shield challenge. It's a fact sitting in a police file.

Old police stations coming down

Napier Police Station will be demolished and replaced with a one-storey building

The police stations in Napier and Hastings are to be demolished and replaced with new ones.

Priest guilty of indecent assault

Anglican priest John Tovey pleaded guilty to charges of indecent assault.

An Anglican priest has pleaded guilty to two charges of indecent assault.

Cop guilty of driving charge

290910:HastingsMail:News: New `Kops'' (front) Gabby Palmer (Heretaunga Intermediate), Lauren Hartridge (Havelock North), and Bradley Mosen (Hastings) with their new holiday gear provided courtesy of Linda Anderson, from Road Safe Hawke's Bay. Pictured are holiday programme leaders, Constables Shane Greville (back left) and Phil Wong

Police officer smashed into the back of another car while driving at 91kmh in a 50kmh zone.

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