Hawke's Bay Sun

Ministry fish data weak

Recreational fishers say snapper numbers off Hawke's Bay are dwindling.

Ministry's own research shows there is "a high level of uncertainty" around snapper numbers off Hawke's Bay.

Brothers ready to toss in the tea towel.

Alex and Bill Paxie who are selling the National Cafe in Napier. It has been in the family for 80 years.

Napier's longest running restaurant, The National Cafe, is closing down after almost 80 years in business.

MTG visitor numbers up

Napier's MTG museum and gallery gains traction.

International marathon proposed for Hawke's Bay

The company behind the Queenstown International marathon is considering staging an event in Hawke's Bay

Police accused of excessive force

Gregory McPeake, who died while being arrested in Napier on March 13.

The daughter of a man who died while being arrested says police used an unnecessary level of force.

Family 'heartbroken'

Hamish Duncan, 20, disappeared while kayaking on Canterbury's Lake Coleridge on April 4.

Search fails to find a trainee soldier who went missing while kayaking on a Canterbury lake.

Arrests over Splash Planet arson

The burnt out pirate ship at Splash Planet.

Three teens charged in relation to arson of water park's pirate ship.

Wrestling legend laid to rest

Funeral program for  wrestling great Steve Rickard was held in Napier and was attended by about 160 people.

Steve Rickard, the godfather of Kiwi wrestling, is farewelled at a packed funeral in Napier.

Motorcyclist critical after collision

When ambulance services arrived at the scene on Broadway in Kaikohe the boy was dead.

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a collision with a utility vehicle in Hastings.

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