Hawke's Bay

Sacked store workers win $134k

Napier dairy and takeaway bar manager Devender Singh was sacked after shutting his shop to seek treatment for a hot oil ...

One manager was dismissed after shutting up shop to seek treatment for a hot oil splash to the eye.

Councils 'picking up police bill'

Hastings District Council is looking to expand its City Assist community patrol initiative, at further cost to local ...

Councils say they are being forced to do more police work, and ratepayers are picking up the tab.

Meat sales land retiree in court

Terence Daly pleaded guilty to Animal Product Act charges after selling venison to an undercover officer.

Terence Daly must complete 100 hours community work after he was nabbed by undercover agent

Jailed for attacking a baby

Jacob Roberts outside Napier District Court before he was jailed for assaulting a 17-month-old baby girl.

Over five week, Jacob Roberts bashed his girlfriend's 17-month-old baby daughter - and lied to her family about it.

Rising from the ashes

The orginal burnt out pirate ship at Splash Planet.

The third iteration of Hastings' pirate ship is about to open following three arson attacks

Liquor thief arrested

The 34-year-old has been arrested for the aggravated robbery of a Hastings liquor store and will appear in court on Monday.

Police say two men threatened staff and make off with two bottles of spirits from a Hastings liquor store.

Police find stolen horse float

The horse float that Hawke's Bay Police were searching for on Sunday.

An eight-tonne horse truck stolen in Hawke's Bay is being forensically testing to discover the culprit.

Officer 'was too close'

Samuel Back was deregistered and censured for having an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old student.

Tragic teacher-student case raises concerns about policeman's undue influence, says MP.

'She'd just found her purpose'

Thea Anderson, third left, with father Thor, sister Madeleine and mother Consuelo.

Young American's dreams of helping others cut shot by Hawke's Bay crash.

Sudden baby death in Napier

Police have attended the sudden death of a baby in Napier

Police called to house in suburb of Maraenui after six-month-old dies.

We didn't eat well, but we ate video

The Tafai family, left to right: Noah, 9, Tafai, Rudy, 11, Mika, 6, Millie, and Tali, 11. Millie's idea of feeding the ...

Millie Ormond set a goal of feeding her family of six for a week on $150. Here's how she succeeded.

Police shooting suppression bid

A Hawke's Bay police officer involved in an accidental shooting wants to be anonymous, and police supported his bid for ...

Officer back on frontline after acquittal and employment investigation.

Wanted man nabbed by police

Hastings man Taurus Christy was wanted by Hawke's Bay police.

Wanted man after a brief foot chase by police.

Herb sparks evacuation

Parts of central Havelock North were cordoned off after a white powder scare at the town's PostShop.

Havelock North's PostShop and a neighbouring pharmacy evacuated after mail worker finds suspicious powder.

Guilty of attacking dog control officer

Courtenay Fraser was found guilty of assaulting an animal control officer.

Courtenay Fraser was "10 out of 10 on the drunk scale" when she lunged at her victim with a broken bottle.

'She was a ray of sunshine'

One of the cars involved in a crash on Prebensen Drive.

An American volunteer killed in a car crash near Napier was on her way to teach intellectually disabled children.

Wairoa Treaty settlement milestone

Pauline Tangiora, a Te Tira Whakaemi o Te Wairoa mandated representative, initials the group's deed of settlement at ...

$100m deal covering iwi and hapu in northern Hawke's Bay moves a step closer.

Wanted man flees police

Hastings man Taurus Christy is wanted by Hawke's Bay police.

Police abandon a car chase through suburban Napier after alleged dangerous driving by a wanted man.

Napping burglar remanded

Senior Constable Bruce Ford found a set of keys that led to a sleeping man later charged in relation to a burglary.

A man charged following a boat burglary will spend the next six weeks at sea.

4.2 quake rocks Napier

A magnitude-4.2 quake shook Napier at 3.38am on Wednesday.

Locals in Hawke's Bay got an early wake up rattle when a tremor hit at 3.30am.

Woman 'attacked dog officer'

Courtenay Fraser is on trial for assaulting an animal control officer.

"She was lunging at me with a stabbing motion towards my face," claims officer.

Boat burglar caught napping

Senior Constable Bruce Ford found a set of keys that led to a sleeping burglar.

Policeman finds car key at crime scene, and the culprit fast asleep in the vehicle.

Woman critical following serious crash

One of the cars involved in a crash on Prebensen Drive, Napier.

A woman is in a critical condition in Hawke's Bay hospital following a serious crash in Napier.

Napier finance company charged

Napier finance company Cash to You Loans is facing 32 charges laid by the Commerce Commission

Napier finance company faces 32 charges laid by Commerce Commission

Charge over hunter's death

Danny Jordan, the soldier killed in a hunting accident in the Ruahines earlier this week.

Man due in court on firearms charge after death of 23-year-old soldier Danny Jordan in hunting accident in March.

Aussie deportee charged

Tawhi was charged with four historic sex offences after he touched down in Auckland.

Deportee was charged with historic sex offences once he arrived back in New Zealand.

Brush with Bali health scare

Napier sisters Jessie (left) and Vicki Hanan with their aunt, Sherilee Reese, who have recovered from the dengue fever ...

Travellers warned that potentially deadly viruses are spreading at an unprecedented rate.

Mystery car killed All Black

Tink and Ian Uttley.

His wife tried to save them, but the vehicle involved in a crash that killed former All Black Ian Uttley has never been found.

Seven years for rape of teen

The 14-year-old girl was walking home through a park when Nicholls attacked her.

The girl was walking home from a friend's house when the man attacked her.

Fishing for Me-Time

Ryan Seator hauling in a big one.

After armed robbery, a devastating diagnosis and a car crash, couple finally get good news.

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