Hawke's Bay

Flames shoot from plane video

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Passengers saw flames coming from the Air New Zealand plane's engine as it circled over the ocean.

Poacher becomes game

The distinctive 11-point stag was photographed while roaming across Ngamatea Station on April 23.

Photo of slain 'unbelievably unusual stag' led police to poacher.

Teacher assaulted stepson

A Napier teacher was convicted of assaulting his stepson twice.

Teacher had doctrine of 'ask, then tell, then make them perform'.

Napier's 'gravel pit' car park to go?

Artist's impressions of a proposed retail centre on Munroe Street, Napier.

Treaty claimant group applies to build large retail building on the site.

Aquatic centre plan criticised

The current, ageing Napier Aquatic Centre in Onekawa.

Councillors have unanswered questions about $40m pool development proposal.

Seafood companies convicted

Underreporting of caught fish was at the centre of a huge court case.

Years of investigation and months of trial end with Hawke's Bay company and directors convicted.

Train hits car in Napier

A train has hit a car in Napier. (File photo)

Driver has lucky escape after car hits railway crossing barrier arm before being hit by a train.

Jail for theft of dying man's wallet

180620 NEWS. Photo: John Cowpland / alphapix. Donald Bridge-Peacock outside Hastings District Court.

Donald Bridge-Peacock has a long criminal record, but one particular crime stands out.

Man charged over attack

A property on Riverslea Rd, Hastings, was the site of an alleged assault on the night of June 13.

One man in his thirties has appeared in court in relation to an assault which left two men in hospital.

Woman serious after crash

The woman's vehicle went off the Hawke's Bay Expressway on Tuesday night.

A woman's car flew off the Hawke's Bay Expressway on Tuesday night into bushes.

Logging truck crash victim named

The fatal crash occurred north of Gisborne on Saturday. (File photo)

Driver killed in crash was Col Smiler.

Truckie injured after tanker rolls

The scene of a milk tranker crash near Ongaonga, Hawke's Bay.

A milk tanker driver suffered injuries after his truck rolled off the road near Ongaonga.

One ticket to ride for everyone

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Shot of various types of transport tickets and money. There are plans to introduce ...

We'll be able to jump on any bus, train or ferry in the country and pay by phone or bank card.

Violent prisoner's appeal fails

Jason Poi suffered lifelong injuries in the assault.

Paka Leota wanted a release date he could work toward. Judges were not prepared to take that risk.

Scooter and car crash

The intersection of Maadi and Kennedy roads, in Napier. The intersection is now under the control of traffic lights.

Emergency services were called to the second crash near a Napier street in five days.

Explosion at marae

A gas bottle exploded at the Houngarea Marae hurting one person.

One person has been hurt by an exploding gas bottle.

House damaged in Napier fire

Smoke billows from a house fire in Napier.

Firefighters manage to contain blaze to three rooms, which suffered "quite extensive" damage.

Dannevirke still on boil water notice

A boil water notice is in place for Dannevirke residents. (File photo)

People living in Dannevirke still have to boil their drinking water, with several schools closed in the area.

Council rejects low visitor projection video

A further view of how the $51.3m expandand aquarium might look.

Big difference between projected visitor numbers to upgraded aquarium

Reason for arson still a mystery

Kalfau burned down this Hastings flat he was living in with his partner and child.

Flat exploded into flames after man poured petrol throughout it.

Helicopter crash victim dies

Renata Apatu was co-owner of Ngamatea Station.

Chopper crash victim was well-known Hawke's Bay businessman Renata 'Ren' Apatu.

Jailed for stealing $384,000 from council

Former manager of Hastings Sports Centre Opal Taylor defrauded Hastings District Council of $384,666.

Thieving council manager 'ran a personal fiefdom'.

Napier pedestrian killed by car

The car that hit the pedestrian had visible dents after the crash.

Witnesses describe "shock and screaming" after man was killed crossing the road.

Medal website 'vilifying' veterans

Former Wairoa district councilor Denys Caves has found himself at the centre of an online attack by the Australia and ...

Wairoa RSA member who wore a medal incorrectly draws ire from online vigilante group.

Axe attack in Hastings

A property on Riverslea Rd, Hastings, was the site of a brutal gang-related axe attack on Wednesday.

A brutal, gang-related axe attack in Hastings left two victims in hospital with injuries.

Missing, presumed sunk

A 40-foot container blown from Napier Port was found washed up between Westshore and Bay View. A second one is still missing.

A large, obstructive shipping container blew off a stack at Napier Port, never to be seen again.

Crash victim 'vivacious, kind'

Megan Nation was 43.

Megan Nation, 43, died when her car plunged into a ditch off Tauroa Rd in Hawke's Bay.

East Coast homes without power video

More severe weather has battered Gisborne and Hawke's Bay overnight.

A deluge lashed the East Coast on Tuesday, cutting power to thousands and causing travel chaos.

Māori lore 'contrary to the bible'

Tītī-a-Okura ('the mutton birds of Okura') saddle, near the settlement of Te Pohue, takes its name from the muttonbird, ...

Farmers says land claims were trumped by the bible. A judge disagreed.

Second arrest over armed robbery

Armed offenders squad members search an area of central Hastings on June 1 after a local bar was held up at gunpoint.

Police arrest and charge second man in connection with the armed robbery of a Hastings bar.

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