Sean Hogan

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Houses built decades ago are still plagued with waterproofing issues.

Leaky homeowners take action against cladding company with lawsuit

A Supreme Court decision has allowed a group of home owners to fight their case against cladding company James Hardie in court.

01:54
Numbers of the bird have dropped by 80 per cent in the past three decades.

Discovery of Black-billed gulls breeding colony good news for the endangered birds

Numbers of the bird have dropped by 80 per cent in the past three decades.

00:24
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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An environmental group is considering legal action over the construction consent as well.

Legal action looms over Te Mata Peak walking track as angry iwi say sacred hillside 'scribbled on'

Hawke's Bay iwi say they weren't consulted over a 2.4km walking track carved into a sacred peak.

Some South Canterbury farmers are calling for the drastic action.

More than 200 people turn up for cattle disease meeting in Napier

Mycoplasma bovis has now been found on 12 farms.

00:37
Rocket Lab today launched NZ’s most significant foray into space.

Small East Coast town lifting off with Rocket Lab but local iwi feel locked out

A lack of initial consultation has upset locals over an exclusion zone during lift off attempts.

02:08
Fourteen hundred people have signed up to climb Titirangi hill in Gisborne to fight the city's worrying health stats.

Gisborne residents' health challenge to climb local maunga 68 times

Fourteen hundred people have signed up to climb Titirangi hill in Gisborne to fight the city's worrying health stats.

02:04
The danger posed by a huge fault line that runs through NZ is being discussed at a summit.

'I can't emphasise how serious they must take it' - warning over the risk from a megathrust quake striking NZ

The danger posed by a huge fault line that runs through NZ is being discussed at a summit.

02:09
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".

01:58
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.

02:07
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.

01:30
Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says the commitment is to make rivers swimmable and Dairy NZ chair Michael Spaans explains what needs to be done.

Farming leaders group sign pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers

The group says urban areas also have a role to play if the goal is to be achieved.

00:24
Vincent Taurima and Hakopo Ngaronoa have been missing since Saturday after entering the bush after fleeing car.

Family of two men missing in Tongariro National Park have agreed to leave the search to search and rescue crews

Police have said it will be a miracle if the men who fled police on Sunday are found alive.

02:04
The pair are ill-equipped for being in the bush and their phones appear flat.

Men missing in Tongariro National Park unlikely to be alive, police say

A number of items, including clothing, have been found.

02:07
Councils across the country will be keeping a close eye on what could be a landmark court decision.

Bylaw breach charges dropped against beggars in Napier

The council had charged three people with breaching a council bylaw that forbids soliciting for money without permission.

Could Naholo 2.0 be the next sibling success in the black jersey?

Kini Naholo, younger brother of Waisake, is proving every bit as destructive as his older sibling.

00:37
The over 175m long and 30m wide Ocean Drover arrived in Napier this morning.

Watch: Mammoth 175m-long livestock carrier docks in Napier

Thee Ocean Drover is the world's largest stock carrier.

Effort underway to reunite 14 owners with cars stranded on snowy Napier-Taupo highway

Civil Defence's Jim Tetlow told 1 News the situation is "dynamic" with snow flurries.

01:53
Eva the Persian from Napier has been stuck up a palm tree for 11 days, much to the distress of Mary Kupa.

'I can hear her at night' – owner upset at pet cat facing 11th night stuck up tree

Eva from Napier has been stuck up a palm tree for 11 days, much to the distress of Mary Kupa.

Arborists try to reach Eva the cat.

Firefighters, arborists and owner fail to rescue Napier cat, Eva, stuck up tree for 10 days

Eva's owner has tried to lure the cat down with biscuits and a homemade slice but to no avail.

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1758 people from the region, young and old, as well as some Lions fans took part in the record breaking attempt.

Scores of rugby-mad people take on world's largest scrum challenge in Palmerston North

1,758 people from the region, young and old, took part in the record attempt.

Kapiti Coast councillor charged with indecent assault

David Scott will appear in court tomorrow.

Wellington train services back to normal after breakdown

A train is blocking one of the three main lines out of Wellington.

00:35
Wayne Boss's pupil is in three parts after the incident at the city council-run fireworks display.

'I'm just worried that I won't see' - Dunedin man's eye hit by debris at public fireworks display

Wayne Boss was enjoying the fireworks at the Dunedin council Octagon building when his eye was hit hard by a falling object.

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