Hawke's Bay

Napier's water stays chlorinated

Chlorination will continue for Napier's water supply until at least October.

Council says infrastructure is no longer “up to scratch” as it extends chlorination for three months.

Kiwi dies while walking in US

Hastings man Jonny Russell, 36, died unexpectedly in Colorado on Sunday.

The 36-year-old man was walking along a footpath when he collapsed in Colorado.

Warrant issued for Napier beggar

A warrant to arrest Frank Lovich was issued by Judge Geoff Rea on Wednesday.

Man with more than 300 convictions fails to show in court

'Local MP' not an MP, but is local

An election billboard for Labour's Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck. She is local, but she is not an MP.

Candidate says she will work with the ASA over billboard complaints.

Mother gave daughter meth

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Abrupt end to trial of woman accused of being a party to her daughter's rape.

Caught with 1188 Viagra tablets

Elijah Nuku was caught with 1188 Viagra tablets (File photo)

A Hastings man could face jail after being caught trying to sell Viagra pills on the black market.

Tackling study overnight

Former Manu Samoa and Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby player Tivaini Fomai with his wife, Moira, in Wellington where he ...

Rugby leader's passion sees him hitting the books while most of us sleep.

Power lines linked to Hastings fire

A report by Fire and Emergency NZ is understood to have found the Waimarama fire in February was probably caused by ...

Lines company says it has no knowledge of report into massive February blaze.

Woman suffers seizure after robbery

Police are seeking the witness to a robbery in Taradale.

Victim was assaulted and robbed near a bank in Taradale

Sun rises on new WWI sculpture

Sunrise through the sculpture 'Jacob's Ladder' by Helen Pollock, erected on the Hawke's Bay farm of Michael and Jane Hardy.

A plan to sculpt a head of ex-politician Sue Bradford became something more profound.

400 tonne of limestone

Pounding seas took out two 20 metre chunks of the coast.

The rock is an emergency measure to stall coastal erosion at a popular seaside settlement.

100 powerless on East Coast

Power has been lost to about 100 people on the North Island's East Coast. (File photo)

Storms cause several major faults as trees fall on to power lines.

Napier loses another ODI

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and coach Mike Hesson won't be gracing Napier's McLean Park again till February at ...

McLean Park won't be ready for the Pakistan ODI in January, but hopes remain high for England in February.

Murder-accused sues police

Zion King was discharged at the start of his second murder trial. He is suing police for the time he spent in jail.

Zion King wants damages for the 'negligent' police investigation that saw him jailed.

$37m pool planned for Napier

While the Aquatic Centre currently has a hydroslide, the council's preferred upgrade proposal would include a beach ...

City's aging aquatic centre is set to get a much needed upgrade.

Tongia signs for Stags

Ryan Tongia will play for Southland in this year's national provincial rugby championship.

Former Highlanders and Hawke's Bay back Ryan Tongia will play for the Southland Stags in the national provincial rugby competition.

Toddler drowns in Gisborne

Attempts to revive the girl were unsuccessful.

A 1-year-old girl was found in a backyard pool.

Proud day for teen flagbearer

Palmer says the games opening ceremony was a unique experience that showcased the distinctive culture of the Bahamas.

17-year-old gets opening ceremony honours at the Youth Commonwealth Games.

Eternal flame solution near

An artist's impression of one of three concept plans for a war memorial on Napier's Marine Parade. Under this proposal ...

Solution may be at hand for city's eternal flame debacle

Fishing director convicted

Antonino (Nino) D'Esposito has been fined $5000 in the Napier District Court.

Nino D'Esposito unsuccessfully applied for a discharge without conviction.

Council appeals fire ruling

Gisborne firefighters were called to the mill just after 6pm on January 7, 2010.

Gisborne District Council acknowledges impact of blaze on victims, but appeals finding that sees it liable for $875,000 in damages.

$12.5k a month for museum oversight

Napier's MTG (Museum, Theatre, Gallery) was opened in 2013. When finished it was found it could only hold 40 per cent of ...

Napier's museum is too small for its priceless contents and ratepayers have been funding off-site storage for years.

Woman died while walking dog

Emergency services at Perfume Point during the incident in 2014.

Woman, 73, slipped down bank and died after being pinned under a large rock.

Dannevirke residents losing out

The Saddle Rd, an alternative route to the Manawatu Gorge, needs fixing from dozens of pot holes created by increased ...

Higher bills are hitting Dannevirke residents hard as the Manawatu Gorge remains closed.

Help for Napier's homeless

Finding accommodation for Napier's rough sleepers won't necessarily solve the city's begging problem. (File photo)

Social agency says $325,000 funding boost should reduce city's beggar problem.

Negligence costs council $875,000

Gisborne firefighters were called to the mill just after 6pm on January 7, 2010. Seven pumping appliances, two water ...

Seven years after a devastating fire, a judge finds that Gisborne District Council was negligent.

Four days... and still no power

Rebecca Greaves of Pongaroa has been without power for four days - and counting.

The novelty of having no electricity has worn thin for Rebecca Greaves, but she still feels she is "lucky".

SH2 closed near Wairoa

The road between Queenstown and Glenorchy has been closed because of fallen trees.

Fallen trees at Mohaka have shut road, and there are no detours in place.

Sickies: good for office health

Workplaces that allow plenty of time for staff to stay home and get well have greater productivity, says a Massey ...

Soldiering on when you're ill can be sign of a bad workplace, psychologist says.

Missing motorist found alive

Police had been searching for a man believed to have entered the Wairoa River on Sunday.

Man thought to have gone missing in the Wairoa River on Sunday is alive, police say.

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