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Te Mata Peak could show track scars for years - Hastings council report

The controversial walking track could be visible for up to five years after it's filled in.

02:05
Rumble strips, roadside safety barriers, shoulder widening and new signs part of improvements.

High-risk rural highways set to receive $20 million cash injection for safety upgrades

Roads in three key areas are set to benefit from the installation of rumble strips, roadside safety barriers, shoulder widening and new signs.

Police urge public to keep an eye out for suspicious activity after spate of robberies at Hawke's Bay schools

The canteen at Napier Boys' High School has been broken into twice, while smashed beer bottles were found at Te Awa School.

Equipment stolen from Napier church during Christmas holiday

An Allen&Heath sound desk, a lighting controller and microphone leads were stolen from Napier Baptist Church.

Woman punched after disturbing robber on her Hastings property

A man is still at large after the early morning incident on Friday.

Passenger seriously injured as car crashes in Wairoa

The crash occurred on State Highway 38 shortly before 2pm.

Worrying new homicide figures highlight the prominence of domestic violence in NZ.

Hawke's Bay family violence call-outs could double over holidays

Police are attending up to 120 domestic violence incidents a day over the Christmas break.

Three people escape without injury after vehicle plunges into Hawke's Bay river

Emergency services were called to the scene in the Tukituki River shortly after 1.30pm.

Person missing after diving off waterfall in Hastings

The search for the swimmer has been suspended for the evening and will resume tomorrow morning.

01:34
Dr Belinda Cridge, Programme Director of University of Otago's Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, talks about drinking manganese-rich water.

Exclusive: Warning for kids and mums after lab test of Napier's discoloured water shows extremely high manganese level

Residents have increasingly reported brown or black discoloured water coming out of their taps over the past year or so.

One taken to hospital following aggravated burglary in Napier

One of the offenders involved is believed to have injured themselves during the incident.

North Island brown kiwi.

More kiwi chicks dead at Hawke's Bay sanctuary

A report has brought to light the deaths of a further 21 birds at Cape Sanctuary.

Police recover body from Hawke's Bay river where missing fisherman was last seen

The body was found about 2:15pm this afternoon, formal identification is yet to take place.

01:46
Social housing is becoming increasingly difficult to provide, forcing some back on the streets.

Emergency housing options in Hawke's Bay being squeezed by swelling summer population

"Finding even temporary accommodation is nigh on impossible now."

Man charged with human trafficking and slavery in Hawke's Bay is named

Immigration New Zealand says the arrests come after two years of detailed investigation work.

00:16
Thirteen small satellites were launched from the Māhia peninsula last night.

We have lift off! Rocket Lab launch first mission for NASA

Thirteen small satellites were launched from the Māhia Peninsula last night.

Fears for man on Hawke's Bay fly-fishing trip not seen since Sunday

Police need the public's help to find Peter Koziol, 55.

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No was inside when the incident occurred.

Storage building in Hastings partially collapses

No one was injured when the roof collapsed shortly before 11.30am.

02:03
Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest forecast

Thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain could hit much of the country today

Storms could become severe with downpours over 25mm per hour and also large hail.

Matthew Kyte

Napier father of six was 'grossly intoxicated' before fatal crash that's shocked Coroner of 30 years

A Coroner's report into Matthew Kyte's death shows he refused repeatedly when people tried to stop him driving.

Ten metre tsunami could hit Hawke's Bay with 'no warning' after Hikurangi quake

GNS Science said about $60m of international funding has been secured to study the subduction zone just off New Zealand's east coast.

Woman attacked in her Hawke's Bay home after catching intruder in the act

The man attempted to flee the address and a short scuffle ensued.

Police name man who died with unexplained injuries in Hawke's Bay

Edward Anthony Peters known as Eddie died from his injuries in Wellington Hospital yesterday morning.

02:01
Haami Hanara fatally stabbed Kelly Donner, 40, during a fight involving a group of youths in March.

Haami Hanara, 14, found guilty of murder of Hawke's Bay man

Today the jury took three and a half hours to reach a verdict over Kelly Donner's death, outside a Flaxmere pub in March.

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