Hawke's Bay

Two fur seals fatally mauled by dogs in Hawke's Bay

NZ kekeno (fur seals) are fully protected.

Iconic Napier woman and her dog immortalised in new 'art deco' pedestrian light

She led a celebration of the town's recovery from the devastating 1931 earthquake.

Police are urging motorists to avoid the area in Saint Leonards as firefighters battle blaze at The Storty Bar.

Boy, 10, dies following suspicious Hastings fire

Another child hurt in the incident remains in a stable condition, while three adults were discharged yesterday.

Police are urging motorists to avoid the area in Saint Leonards as firefighters battle blaze at The Storty Bar.

Raw video: Two children taken to hospital, one in critical condition after 'suspicious' Hastings blaze

Two children and three adults have been taken to hospital after a fire in Hastings earlier this afternoon.

Eight Prima Volta students will be displaying their operatic talent in the upcoming Hawke's Bay Arts Festival.

Young homeless man given the chance to strive through opera

The 19-year-old from Hawke's Bay will take to the stage in the region's art festival.

Hastings house fire leaves female with life threatening injuries

Police are investigating the blaze that engulfed the home between 3.30am and 6am today.

Police are appealing for information over the theft of 20 brand new Acer Chromebook laptops from Frimley School.

Theft of 20 new laptops hits Hastings primary school hard

Police believe the laptops are likely to be offered for sale, possibly on social media.

Four cases of paratyphoid have been confirmed and four more are suspected.

Six cases of paratyphoid fever confirmed in Hawke's Bay

At least three of the cases were known to have eaten mussels from Napier’s Ahuriri area.

Four cases of paratyphoid have been confirmed and four more are suspected.

Four cases of Paratyphoid now confirmed

Hawke's Bay Hospital is currently treating four cases and another three cases are under investigation.

This time last year Hawke's Bay was still reeling from a deadly campylobacter outbreak in Havelock North.

Hawke's Bay hoping water issues are under the bridge post-election

One resident said, "We should be able to turn on the tap and know that we aren't going to get poisoned".

The impressive display is aimed against a controversial Water Conservation Order for two of Hawke's Bay's major waterways.

Watch: Army of tractors roll into Hawke's Bay for protest over river conservation orders

The impressive display is aimed against a Water Conservation Order for two of Hawke's Bay's waterways.

The Labour leader says they will build 240 homes in the regions, for families in need.

Labour promises to build 240 new homes in Napier and Hastings if elected

The homes would be a mix of KiwiBuild and state homes.

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One dead and two injured after car rolls in Hawke's Bay

Emergency services are at the scene on Awamate Rd, near Wairoa.

Tsunami threat has now passed say the Ministry for Civil Defence

People are advised to stay out of the water and away from coastal areas.

Rebekah O'Keefe was the victim of the horrifying attack in 2008, prompting thousands to march in Hastings to support her.

Victim of horrifying Flaxmere attack now helping others by getting in the boxing ring

"I just see the person that I am in boxing and I just shine," said Rebekah O'Keefe.

Man wanted over 'brazen' indecent filming of teenage girls on Napier street

Police are investigating claims a man has filmed up the skirts of teenage girls.

Female teen left shaken after fighting off attacker in Napier

The Thursday morning attack happened in Tamatea.

The Supreme Court has upheld a decision stopping a land swap making way for the dam.

Hawke's Bay Regional Council pulls support for Ruataniwha Dam

Around $14m already spent on planning and consents will be written off.

Female league player dies after collapsing during match in Hawke's Bay

The woman, in her 20s, died in hospital this morning.

The rise in beehive thefts and diseases isn’t helping bee populations in rural New Zealand.

Man arrested over $40,000 worth of stolen honey

Police say the 41-year-old man was arrested after the search of a Hastings address uncovered honey, beeswax and a shotgun.

Hunt on for culprit who illegally dumped waste diesel into Hawke's Bay dam

The regional council says it could kill aquatic life.

Seven Sharp joined a police checkpoint today as more and more Kiwis appear to be flaunting the seatbelt law.

Toddler seen standing over gear stick leaves Hastings police 'alarmed'

Police say they cannot keep New Zealand roads safe on their own.

The aquarium is looking to attract significantly more visitors per year with the re-design of its Marine Parade location.

Watch: Virtual flyover gives stunning sneak peek of Napier's epic proposed National Aquarium expansion

Weta Workshop will be brought in to help with the redesign of one of Hawke's Bay's premier attractions.

Placentas stolen from Hawke's Bay house found and returned to grateful whanau

The placentas were taken from a freezer at a Tamatea home.

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