Hawke's Bay

Buttock injury from gunhot

Police are investigating after a man arrived at a doctors office with a bullet wound.

A Hawke's Bay man arrived at a GP clinic with an unusual pellet shot wound.

Chopper crash sparks pilot warning

Mark Didsbury was killed in a Robinson R66 helicopter crash near Turangi on March 9, 2013.

Turbulence "very likely" led to pilot Mark Didsbury's fatal helicopter crash in the Kaweka Range.

Killer driver's frightening cornering

Jieling Xiao leaves Napier District court after pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

A driver who caused a motorcyclist's death had not driven on the open road until she came to NZ.

Dirty tactics in protest video

Greenpeace protesters at ACC's head office in Wellington.

Greenpeace dumps dairy waste outside ACC's former HQ to make a point about a dam.

Doctor on sex charges named

Former Hastings doctor David Lim faces charges of stupefaction and performing indecent acts on patients.

Hastings man David Lim charged with stupefying and indecently assaulting four patients.

Boy talked down from school roof

Katrina Lee, principal at Riverslea School, said the six-year-old beat on her office window with a stick.

Six-year-old pupil was "running around" for 45 minutes before police stepped in.

'Naive' faith of suicidal man's fiance

Napier man David Bentin, who took his life on September 11, 2014.

When David Bentin was admitted to hospital, his fiancee was sure he'd finally get the care he needed. Within two weeks he was dead.

Fiji? Nope, home detention

Warren Hutchings and Katie Baker were among those caught as part of MPI's 'Operation River'

Couple who sold illegal paua thought they'd be going on holiday with the proceeds. But they'll be stuck at home instead.

Immunity claim in text dispute

Patience Komla, who was sacked by the South African high commissioner on March 3.

South African high commission refuses to engage with worker sacked over innocuous text message.

Burglar growled at victims

The jemmy marks on a door at a Hastings property targeted by a burglar on Sunday.

Elderly man was attacked on Sunday morning by a growling burglar with a screwdriver.

Pay rise for councillors

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, the highest-paid local government politician in the lower North Island, will get a ...

Local body politicians to pocket up to 3 per cent more from July, but some argue it's not enough.

Man attacked in home invasion

Police are searching for a teenage home invader in Hastings.

The man, in his 70s, was assaulted by a teenager in Sunday morning break-in.

4.4 quake in Hawke's Bay

A small quake has been recorded near  Porangahau beach.

Light tremor on Sunday centred 20km west of Porangahau beach.

The softest biker in town video

Baxter and owners Jason and Bee Wawatai out for a ride on their Harley-Davidson.

The fluffy maltese-bichon wears a harness and a pair of custom-made "doggles".

Car thief's unimaginable violence

Dwayne Robert Manuera Nathan, jailed on Friday for beating three people with a baseball bat.

"Without a surgeon's skill, this would have been a homicide," prosecution says.

In hospital after 'therapist' treatment

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A DHB warning about anti-vaxxer Chris Savage was sparked by a man being hospitalised.

Scooter rider pinned under car

A scooter rider was trapped under an SUV in a crash at Greenmeadows in Napier.

The 20-year-old is in hospital after Napier crash left him trapped under an SUV.

Hammer burglar looking for someone

A Rav4 similar to the vehicle which left a Napier address on April 24.

He entered the couple's bedroom yelling about a person he was looking for.

Teen mum shook baby to death

Myra Paea, 19, sentenced to two years' jail in the High Court at Gisborne on Thursday for manslaughter of her baby.

Myra Paea's son wouldn't stop crying, so she shook him and shouted at him. The next day, he was dead.

Warning over anti-vaxxer

The Hawke's Bay DHB says Christopher Savage is not registered with the Medical Council, and it has informed police and ...

Hawke's Bay DHB tells people not to take medical advice from Aussie campaigner.

Dizzy spells point to tumour

Mikes Hooker, 12, with mother Kylie Ashdown at their Napier home after his emergency surgery at the start of April.

A 12-year-old boy is recovering well after nine hours of emergency surgery.

'Lay charges or leave us alone'

Raynar-Lee Thompson-Hatley was four months old when he died from head injuries on April 19, 2013. Police began an ...

Three years after a baby's death, police are still investigating, but won't say why.

Ruataniwha dam backed

An artist's impression of the Ruataniwha dam, proposed for Central Hawke's Bay.

Major Hawke's Bay irrigation scheme passes a significant milestone with farmer backing.

Hammer-wielding burglar wakes couple

A two tone Rav4, similar to the vehicle seen leaving a Napier address where a couple were woken by a burglar brandishing ...

A masked man walked into their bedroom, brandishing a hammer.

Water to be shipped offshore

The One Pure water bottling plant on Napier's coast.

Four billion litres of water could be taken from Hawke's Bay aquifers and sold overseas each year.

Crash victim suffers head injuries

A woman received serious facial and head injuries following a car crash in Porangahau early Tuesday morning.

A woman is in a stable condition after her car rolled at Porangahau on Tuesday morning.

Man injured in forestry accident

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter picked up the injured man.

Worker flown to hospital with leg and back injuries after a piece of heavy machinery tipped over.

'We love you Balla'

Hastings boy James Crous, 8, died in a crash in Napier on Thursday morning.

Eight-year-old James Crous was killed in a nose-to-tail crash when the car he was travelling in failed to stop for a line of traffic.

Baby-killer finally confesses

Mikara Reti, who was five months old when Trent Hapuku took his life in January 2011.

He put Mikara Reti's family through two trials. Now Trent Hapuku has admitted to killing his partner's baby.

Napier crash victim named

A child died in a car crash in Napier after the car they were in collided with a car in front.

The 8-year-old boy killed in a car crash on Thursday in Napier was James Crous from Hastings.

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