Hawke's Bay Sun
The Napier birthing unit will close later this month, four years ahead of schedule.
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is patting the backs of staff and volunteers who dug in 38,000 native and exotic plants.
On the lookout now for "Christmassy treats" the Napier Community Foodbank is thankful to locals for their overwhelming generosity during the year, manager Maggie Ronchi says.
Hastings will get a brand new birthing unit on the hospital grounds if a Hawke's Bay District Health Board ticks off the business case for it today.
One council for the whole of Hawke's Bay with its headquarters in Napier is proposed by the Local Government Commission.
As airline passenger numbers grow, so do multi-million dollar plans to improve Hawke's Bay Airport.
A licensed retailer is crying foul over Hastings council's plan to further restrict the sale of legal highs.
Would-be thieves intending to take, rather than give, this Christmas at Bay Plaza shopping centre are being warned to think again.
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Three teens involved in a fatal boy racer crash in February have been sent to prison for two years and three months.
Winning the Gigatown competition would make Hawke's Bay "a beacon for global talent".
New Napier mayor Bill Dalton might be top dog across most of the city - but there is one little corner where he will not be: His house.
Turks Bar owner Alex Kersjes knows a trip for two to Las Vegas to attend the Beer Pong World Series is a very generous prize for a pub promotion.
Former Christchurch couple Mike Ball and Sara Clegg describe themselves as "one of those weird couples" who love working together.
Health board members are about to embark on the technological age - being issued with computer tablets on which to receive their board papers.
Hastings has voted to keep fluoride in its drinking water.
The Clifton No 1 motor camp is again open for business.
Hastings Hospital plans to turn away patients who are not sick enough in a bid to unclog its emergency department.
Wellington chef Rex Morgan showcases the highlights of his 25-plus year cooking career this weekend, writes Sarah Catherall.
Smoking in Hastings cbd could be banned if one district councillor had her way.
Organisers behind Sunday's Phoenix football game at McLean Park got the crowd they wanted but perhaps not the result.
More money per person is spent on law and order in Hawke's Bay than any other area in New Zealand.
Wines from boutique Hawke's Bay winery Moana Park are being sold in a new luxury wine store in south-eastern China.
Napier Mayor Bill Dalton has announced that his deputy would be Faye White.
In 1966, when John Lennon said the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus", he was probably right, according Napier Cathedral's dean.
Residents of a Napier retirement village are calling for a zebra crossing to painted outside their home.
Napier City Council is refusing to give permits to "monster trucks", saying they cannot navigate the city's narrow streets.
Hawke's Bay's premier men's cricket team retained the Chapple Cup on Sunday, beating Manawatu by nine runs in a high-scoring final at Nelson Park in Napier.
Organisers of the Phoenix's match against Newcastle in Napier are hoping ''yellow fever'' is contagious.
The race is on to build Hawke's Bay's third international standard hockey turf at the Regional Sports Park in Hastings.
The vastly changed lineup on the Hawke's Bay Regional Council is made up of "very intelligent people", says last term's chairman Fenton Wilson.
Napier's new mayor is off to "mayors' school" in Wellington today, after a whirlwind start to his week.
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He's a father of four, and can dangle two of them at a time from his ham-sized arms.
Ambulances are responding immediately to emergencies in cities, but are taking longer than necessary to reach rural areas.
Hastings' new William Nelson Park and its modern skate plaza aim tol help curb anti-social behaviour.
Murders, sexual assaults and assaults are up in Hawke's Bay, while robbery, car thefts and burglaries are down.
A row between a landlord and contractors is affecting the separate business running from within a local hotel.
With a smile as wide as the hugs he gives, Hawke's Bay three-year- old Fynn Botherway is an extra special toddler.
Seven new energy-efficient homes are to be built in Maraenui next month by Housing New Zealand.
Napier has been voted first equal destination, alongside Fiordland, by cruise ship passengers.
A consent for seven houses for the mentally ill on Napier Hill has been canned by the High Court.
Hastings tourist attraction Amaze 'N Fun will not reopen this summer, nearly 10 years to the day it opened.
Hawke's Bay regional council's water plan has been harshly criticised by some in the agricultural industry
Some coastal areas, such as parts of the Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay, are more tsunami-prone than previously thought, a new hazard report has found.
Jenny Ericksen's home is sinking and she has been told that watering her vegetables is to blame.
Hawke's Bay Magpies coach Craig Philpott has declared this Sunday's home match against North Harbour a "must-win" encounter with just thee rounds remaining before the ITM Cup semifinals
The Hibernian Club in Hastings is the latest to fall victim to changing times and financial challenges, but a positive solution appears to have been found.
Napier's $30 million wastewater treatment plant is starting to take shape at Awatoto.
Nearly 500 motorbike will roar through the region when the Hawke's Bay Harley Motorcycle Club hosts its annual Poker Run.
The eight seals and sea lions that have called Marineland home for up to 15 years will leave without fanfare to make way for a skate park.
A group of candidates in the upcoming elections want the rail line between Napier and Gisborne turned into a bike trail.
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