Roads in three key areas are set to benefit from the installation of rumble strips, roadside safety barriers, shoulder widening and new signs.
The canteen at Napier Boys' High School has been broken into twice, while smashed beer bottles were found at Te Awa School.
Residents have increasingly reported brown or black discoloured water coming out of their taps over the past year or so.
A Coroner's report into Matthew Kyte's death shows he refused repeatedly when people tried to stop him driving.
GNS Science said about $60m of international funding has been secured to study the subduction zone just off New Zealand's east coast.
Haami Hanara is accused of killing Kelly Donner earlier this year.