Arohaina Gilbert was young, fit, a hard worker and a good saver. And had the Hawke's Bay DHB not failed her, she would probably be travelling overseas.
Thrill-seekers have been warned to stop jumping off a bridge four people were injured in a vehicle crash.
One person is in a critical condition and six others suffered injuries in two separate Hawke's Bay crashes.
A popular swimming pool was evacuated in the middle of the afternoon after a chlorine spill.
A possibly suspicious house fire in Napier on Wednesday afternoon has police calling for sightings.
Hastings man Scott Faulkner, 36, died when his car ran into a truck near Napier
He played a major role in a famous WW1 battle but his name has never featured on a memorial. That's set to change.
Matiu Heremia was horrified to discover them among mud dumped by the regional council.
People weighing over 150kg would need to pay $200 more than others being cremated.
Napier's new war memorial will now incorporate elements of three proposed designs.
Bans on outdoor water use have finally been lifted after last week's water crisis.
Failure that saw patients exposed to potentially unsterilised instruments may lead to change.
Some councils have tried - and failed - to tackle sea level rise. One seems to have got it right.
Getting caught selling meth out a Warehouse saw a recidivist dealer jailed for 11 years.
All things art deco were celebrated by the prime minister and thousands more in Napier.
A school uniform policy banning Afros and braids has been slammed as "racist" and "discriminatory".
Not enough water to put out a major fire if one breaks out in the district.
Police say a driver has fled the scene after crashing into a power pole early Saturday morning.
As health ministry assembles conference with top health bosses about the issue, DHB advertises for staffer.
It appears tickets for the concert all sold out by 1.08pm, leaving many disappointed once again.
Days before violently assaulting his partner, Agatupu Samu threatened to murder his Down Syndrome neighbour.
Leaking pipe that threatened Gisborne's entire water supply has now been welded .
People on visitor visas can now apply to work on orchards and vineyards in Hawke's Bay.
'There was nothing anyone could do to help the driver of the car
There's just 24 hours left of water reservoir storage before it runs out completely.
Numerous errors had to have been made before inadequately sterilised surgical equipment was used on patients.
Up to 55 patients in Hawke's Bay will face HIV and hepatitis tests after being operated on with inadequately sterilised equipment.
Driver died at the scene after a car went over a bank near the small Hawke's Bay town.
Hawke's Bay resident thought a bomb had gone off after a person suffered burns in a van explosion.
Fire crews fighting 100 metre grass fire in Hawke's Bay