Hawke's Bay

Spring storm hits North Island lamb numbers with more than 100,000 thought to have died

Heavy rainfall and strong south-easterly gales blasted Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay unrelentingly in the first week of September.

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Man seriously injured in Napier stabbing

Police are investigating the incident last night.

Auckland, New Zealand - January 11, 2014: New Homes on January 11, 2014. House prices are booming around New Zealand - with the average price of an Auckland city home rocketing to $735,692.

Auckland’s median house price increases for the first time in six months

Excluding Auckland, the media house price went up 6.2 per cent annually with three regions breaking records.

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Former Hastings Pizza Hut owner fined for illegally employing work

A judge rejected Mahipal Reddy Kolan's request that he be discharged without conviction.

The homes on Clifton Road in Haumoana near Napier are constantly battling the elements, as they are just metres from the sea.

Most watched: Drone video shows huge waves coming metres from Hawke's Bay homes due to storm surge

The region was pummelled by wet weather in the previous days, with flooding reported widely across the Bay.

'This is next level': Cars wrecked as floodwaters hit marae & kohanga in small Hawke's Bay township

A Raukawa resident said he had "never, ever seen it this bad before".

Police went to an Onekawa property, after it was been reported there is a firearm at a private address.

Cordon lifted, gun not found following reports firearm pulled out at Napier home

A kindergarten was placed on lockdown in Onekawa as police swarmed the area.

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Slip blocks Taupo to Napier highway

NZTA warns of delays and urges motorists to avoid the area if possible.

A man died this morning, after being found at a Bridge Pa home with critical injuries last night.

Men granted bail after appearing in Hastings court in connection to homicide investigation

A man died yesterday, after being found with critical injuries on Sunday.

A man died this morning, after being found at a Bridge Pa home with critical injuries last night.

Second person charged over death of Hastings man

The victim was found with critical injuries at a private address in Bridge Pa on Sunday.

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One person dead after car and truck crash in Napier

A second person was critically injured in the crash, on State Highway 2 shortly after 11pm.

Hastings liquor store worker seriously injured during aggravated robbery

Police say initial reports are that three people were involved in the robbery.

A man died this morning, after being found at a Bridge Pa home with critical injuries last night.

Neighbour says death of man at Hastings property 'scary' and 'weird'

A man who lives at the address says a fight between two men occurred on the street last night.

Man charged over death of man found with critical injuries in Hastings

The man charged is one of two people homicide detectives are speaking to.

Seven Sharp’s Tamati Rimene-Sproat took a look at the ASB building.

One of Napier's most recognisable art deco buildings up for sale

Seven Sharp's Tamati Rimene-Sproat checked out the ASB building.

Phil Collins to play two New Zealand shows

The former Genesis star will bring his Not Dead Yet: Live! to two NZ cities.

It comes as the Government debates how to tackle the growing problem.

Sudden death of Napier man possibly linked to synthetics - police

Three men were charged with synthetic substance offences after raids were carried out.

Learner driver licence programme helps Hawke's Bay school students get motivated to drive

The programme is believed to be the first of its kind in the country.

Man dies in Hawke's Bay quad bike accident

WorkSafe confirmed the death to 1 NEWS and are looking into the incident.

One person dead after motorcycle crash in Hawke's Bay

The accident happened on State Highway 2 around 2:30pm.

Woman, 35, charged after elderly man kidnapped from Hastings car park

The 87-year-old victim was driven off in his own car, and had money withdrawn from his account.

Year five and six students at Maraekakaho School in the Hawkes Bay region, have been using the online video game, Minecraft and LEGO bricks to map their community.

In case of emergency: Children map community using Lego and Minecraft

Researcher Nickola Loodin said she has been investigating how to include children in disaster planning.

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