A nurse who used unreasonable force on a patient has been ordered to pay $27,350.
It cost $30,000 for Napier City Council to prove critics wrong about the state of its infrastructure.
A man scamming unemployed people is offering to find them a job if they pay him $50 a week.
Napier's new museum has hit another hurdle - sewage pipes make it unacceptable for storing taonga.
When a drunk, agitated man jumped a fence his mates thought he was going for some alone time, but he ended up face down in a creek.
Either Hastings or Napier would inevitably suffer if the region amalgamates, Napier City Council says.
Hawke's Bay's opera house has been deemed an earthquake risk despite a $13 million upgrade just seven years ago.
Regular parole hearings are traumatic - victim
Every time she attends a parole hearing, Sarah Nathan relives the time she almost died at the hands of her former partner.
A prisoner suspected of faking letters from CDC is charged with inventing letters from his family.
The driver who died in a Hawke's Bay two-vehicle crash has been named.
The curtain has suddenly come down on Hawke's Bay Opera House because it is an earthquake risk.
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Napier City Council sat on its hands for more than a year after being told its new museum would not be big enough.
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A mother has died tragically, drowning while trying to save her son from a nasty undercurrent in Blue Bay.
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One person died while two children escaped without injury in a two-vehicle smash in Hawke's Bay this afternoon.
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A woman drowned while trying to save her son at a beach near Mahia yesterday.
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Hawke's Bay shearers dominated the Golden Shears competition in Masterton last night.
A tourist was rescued from a Hawke's Bay forest this morning activated a personal locator beacon while fishing last night.
An $84,000 pay rise for the chief executive of a council company has been slammed as excessive.
He bought medals off Trade Me, pinned them to his chest - and made up elaborate tales about life as an SAS soldier.
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A war over a diabetes programme has collapsed into personal insults.
An 81-year-old deaf woman drove into the side of a house while trying to park outside the Hawke's Bay Deaf Club.
Police warn of 'dodgy painters' doing rounds in Hawke's Bay and Waikato.
Hawke's Bay boarding school staff could be in for a windfall after a victory in the Employment Court.
Closing bars earlier will encourage faster drinking and the return of the 6 o'clock swill drinking culture, a councillor says.
A young Ukrainian may be sent back to his strife-torn homeland after a judge weighed his offending.
A man has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving in relation to the death of a small dog on a beach.
Holidaymakers and shift workers will be inconvenienced by reduced alcohol sale hours, supermarket representatives say.
A man has gone on trial in Napier over accusations of impersonating a lawyer.
Hunting was the first love of Gavin Hall, who died near the headwaters of the Ngaruroro River in Hawke's Bay on Friday.
A Napier food co-op that was seen as something of a hippie oddity 30 years ago has grown into big business.
Spontaneous swing dancing in the streets summed up the spirit of Napier's Art Deco Weekend.
A 56-year-old Napier man has died while hunting near the headwaters of the Ngaruroro River in Hawke's Bay.
She lives in an art deco house, gets around in a 1937 Pontiac, greets cruise ship passengers in feather boas and furs, and thrives on Napier's annual celebration of the age of glamour.
Police have arrested two people alleged to have been involved in a drug-related assault at a motel.
Four people have been arrested following a street fight in central Hastings today.
The value of land bought by the regional council for a sewage treatment system has collapsed, valued last year at less than a third of what it cost.
Napier's mayor is at odds with the director of the city's new museum after making several incorrect claims about the collection.
A patched Mongrel Mob bounded out of the dock, over the press bench and almost out of a court room before being tackled by police.
A Hastings man has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting an 87-year-old woman.
A man held up a shop with a knife for legal highs before being chased through a park.
The children of a woman who died in her cell are filing a claim against Corrections.
The crowd kicked up their heels and even tried some Irish dancing during the ‘British and Irish Invasion' at the Mission Estate Winery Concert.
A microlight pilot has walked away from a crash at Hastings Aerodrome this afternoon.
Ronan Keating touched down in Hawke's Bay last night and made it clear he was a man on a mission.
Napier's new museum is costing more and earning less than expected.
A jury has been unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a woman accused of killing her boyfriend.
Successful diabetes service hires lawyers to fight Health Board decision to discontinue funding.
A woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend just needed to call out for help, the Crown says.
A 72-year-old charged over a mower accident in which a boy died appeared in court today.
A man charged with dangerous driving in relation to the death of a fox terrier on a Hawke's Bay beach is worried that he or his family will be confronted by "prejudiced members of the community" if his image is made public.
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