Hawke's Bay

Search continues today for missing French tourist in Hawke's Bay

32-year-old Pierre Paludet was last seen in the Huamoana reserve area on Friday.

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Cash-strapped residents of the Hawke's Bay town are keen to take up the volunteer dentists' services.

Hawke's Bay iwi hoping to expand its two weeks of free dental care initiative

Ngati Pahauwera have partnered with Lumino The Dentists to give free dental care to cash-strapped residents of Wairoa.

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Cash-strapped residents of the Hawke's Bay town are keen to take up the volunteer dentists' services.

Two weeks free dental care for Wairoa sees town 'inundated' with those struggling, get a checkup

Cash-strapped residents of the Hawke's Bay town were keen to take up the volunteer dentists' services.

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Teens and boy, 12, wanted after pizza delivery man attacked and robbed in Napier

The youths called in a pizza order and waited for the 22-year-old male victim to arrive late last night.

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Man dead after 'flash rips' plague Hawke's Bay beach

CPR was performed but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police confirmed that they found a body while searching for the woman at Haumoana, who was trying to help two kids who were in trouble.

Body found in search for woman missing at Hawke's Bay river mouth

A woman got into trouble while trying to help two children last night.

Search underway for woman missing in water off Hawke's Bay

Two children made it out of the water at Haumaona.

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Police hunt Hastings arsonists

Fires have been lit in hedges, trees and a tractor in the suburb of Frimley in recent weeks.

Hawke's Bay Hospital cancelling some elective surgeries due to 'unprecedented demand'

A large number of patients with minor injuries and illnesses have led to the cancellations.

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.

House prices at an all-time high, listings at a record low

Statistics suggest most regions' number of house listings for December have dropped compared to 2016.

Trail of blood left at suspicious Hastings fire that guts house

A man, who police say may have wounds to his arms, is wanted over the blaze.

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The 18-metre whale stranded at Mahia after a stormy night and died.

Onlookers hoping to peek at dead whale on Hawke's Bay beach asked to show restraint

The large sperm whale washed up on Mahia beach last night and died this morning.

Gas leak at Napier's Briscoes contained

It's thought a car struck the gas pipe.

Festival-goers heading to Rhythm and Vines should brace for heavy rain

MetService issued a severe weather watch for Gisborne and a warning for heavy rain in the Hawke's Bay.

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Missing Hawke's Bay woman found safe and well

Natalie Gray, 28, left her home address in Takapau sometime after 10.30am yesterday.

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The land is sacred to Maori with the peak believed to be the face of an ancestral chief.

Hawke's Bay winery to remove Te Mata Peak track built on land sacred to Maori after iwi outcry

"We never intended to alienate or divide any part of our community by developing the public track" - Craggy Range CEO Michael Wilding.

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Hawke's Bay's Heretaunga Plains set to get soil erosion monitors

Dust monitors will see how much soil is being lost through wind erosion.

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Teenager charged with murder after man's body found on Hawke's Bay roadside

Police say a 17-year-old male is due to appear in Hastings District Court today.

Body found in Hawke's Bay in 'unexplained' circumstances

Police are carrying out a scene examination in the Tutira area.

'Three, two, ignition, abort' - watch as Rocket Lab's highly-anticipated east coast launch aborted 0.02 sec before lift off

It was a case of so close yet so far for the historic launch attempt, which is now set for Thursday.

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Rocket Lab successfully launched the rocket into space today after a long period of waiting.

Rocket Lab to re-attempt launch today after space traffic halted attempt

If the Electron successfully makes it to orbit, it will release three small satellites into orbit.

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Water restrictions are in place in the Hawke's Bay city today.

Water situation in Napier improves with restrictions eased

The water alert level has been lowered from level four to level two.

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Man involved in group altercation dies from his injuries in Hawke's Bay hospital

On Wednesday a 46-year-old man was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery over the incident.

MetService warns North Island residents of 'severe' thunderstorms

Locals are being advised to look out for flash flooding and slips.

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