Bankcards and smartphones will soon be the way to pay across all forms of NZ public transport.
Paka Leota wanted a release date he could work toward. Judges were not prepared to take that risk.
Emergency services were called to the second crash near a Napier street in five days.
One person has been hurt by an exploding gas bottle.
Firefighters manage to contain blaze to three rooms, which suffered "quite extensive" damage.
People living in Dannevirke still have to boil their drinking water, with several schools closed in the area.
Big difference between projected visitor numbers to upgraded aquarium
Flat exploded into flames after man poured petrol throughout it.
Chopper crash victim was well-known Hawke's Bay businessman Renata 'Ren' Apatu.
Thieving council manager 'ran a personal fiefdom'.
Witnesses describe "shock and screaming" after man was killed crossing the road.
Wairoa RSA member who wore a medal incorrectly draws ire from online vigilante group.
A brutal, gang-related axe attack in Hastings left two victims in hospital with injuries.
A large, obstructive shipping container blew off a stack at Napier Port, never to be seen again.
Megan Nation, 43, died when her car plunged into a ditch off Tauroa Rd in Hawke's Bay.
A deluge lashed the East Coast on Tuesday, cutting power to thousands and causing travel chaos.
Farmers says land claims were trumped by the bible. A judge disagreed.
Police arrest and charge second man in connection with the armed robbery of a Hastings bar.
A death in a Hawke's Bay crash, and another near Timaru, add to the steadily growing road toll.
The men were charged with kidnap and causing grievous bodily harm.
Incident happened on corner of Wilson and Omahu roads.
The heritage-registered building sits in the heart of Napier's art deco precinct.
Rivers and springs are already running dry, says central Hawke's Bay farmer.
One-month-old baby stopped breathing after pharmacy put wrong medication in container.
Police have released dramatic images of an armed robbery of a Hawke's Bay service station.
Residents in rural and hard-to-reach areas of Tolaga Bay will today be getting air assistance from Civil Defence.
A small community left devastated because of decision to plant forests in "less enlightened times". But who will pay?
The train carried a load of crushed rocks as Shane Jones fired the Napier to Wairoa link back to life.
A gravely-ill woman charged $98 for a 400-metre ambulance trip was sent the bill after she died.
There's no let up in Tolaga Bay, an East Coast area already battered by floodwaters, with more rain on the way.