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Sean Hogan

01:54
McLean Park will host Wednesday ODI series opener, nearly two years after their last match.

'The guys said it's perfect' - Napier ready for international cricket return after two-year absence

The Black Caps' opening ODI with India on Wednesday will see cricket back at McLean Park.

01:39
It’s been bubbling away since early December and could provide clues about our biggest fault line.

'Mud volcano' near Gisborne generating huge interest among science community

The phenomenon is discharging cold sludge over around a hectare of farmland in the Waimata Valley.

01:45
The Regional Economic Development Minister says the industry needs to take more responsibility.

Shane Jones hits back at apple growers who say they can’t find enough workers

The Regional Economic Development Minister says horticulture investors need to plan for their "human capital".

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."

00:52
Today the jury took three and a half hours to reach a verdict over Kelly Donner's death, outside a Flaxmere pub in March.

Family of Haami Hanara react after 14-year-old found guilty of murdering Hawke’s Bay man - 'He's a sweet kid'

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

181119 NEWS. Photo: STUFF. Haami Hanara, 14, on trial for murder in the Napier High Court.

Murder accused, 14, tells court he can't remember how victim's blood got on knife

Haami Hanara is on trial in Napier charged with the murder of 40-year-old Kelly Donner.

181119 NEWS. Photo: STUFF. Haami Hanara, 14, on trial for murder in the Napier High Court.

'Who, me?' - Jury told 14-year-old murder suspect found in shed 300km from crime scene

The Crown has rested in Haami Hanara's trial for the stabbing death of Kelly Donner.

181119 NEWS. Photo: STUFF. Haami Hanara, 14, on trial for murder in the Napier High Court.

Two more teenagers say they saw 14-year-old Hastings murder accused with knife

Haami Hanara is on trial in the High Court in Napier, accused of stabbing 40-year-old Hawke's Bay man Kelly Donner in Hastings in March.

181119 NEWS. Photo: STUFF. Haami Hanara, 14, on trial for murder in the Napier High Court.

Napier court hears that rough-sleeper died after allegedly being stabbed four times by 14-year-old

Haami Hanara, 14, is on trial charged with the murder of 40-year-old Kelly Donner.

Alex Latimer.

Two men to appear in court on murder charges over death of Napier man Alex Latimer

The 30-year-old's body was found at a rural property on State Highway 5, Te Haroto, last month.

01:34
In the last year, Turners and Growers in Hawke’s Bay have employed 204 workers from the Ministry of Social Development’s books.

Hawke's Bay growing giant emphasising flexible schedules to increase Kiwi staff numbers

In the last year, Turners and Growers in Hawke's Bay have employed 204 workers from the Ministry of Social Development’s books.

Alex Latimer.

More than $3000 fundraised for family of 'gentle, compassionate' missing Napier man Alex Latimer

Police believe a body found on Saturday is that of Mr Latimer. Formal identification will be carried out today.

00:33
Alex Latimer hasn’t been seen since Sunday and his car was found burnt out on the side of the road in Napier the following day.

Hawke's Bay police search rural property as two men are charged with assaulting missing Napier man

Police have been searching the property for two days as they look for Alex Latimer.

00:40
Todd Moyle says geotechnical engineers are now assessing the track to work out the best way to fix it.

Washout 'could' delay Napier to Wairoa railway reopening, Kiwirail boss says

Todd Moyle says geotechnical engineers are now assessing the track to work out the best way to fix it.

00:31
A man died this morning, after being found at a Bridge Pa home with critical injuries last night.

Men granted bail after appearing in Hastings court in connection to homicide investigation

A man died yesterday, after being found with critical injuries on Sunday.

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A man died this morning, after being found at a Bridge Pa home with critical injuries last night.

Neighbour says death of man at Hastings property 'scary' and 'weird'

A man who lives at the address says a fight between two men occurred on the street last night.

01:34
Donations of property from the public are being used to stem the problem - but some are only a short term solution.

Government under pressure to find houses for Hawkes Bay’s growing homeless population

Donations of property from the public are being used to stem the problem - but some are only a short term solution.

01:40
All going to plan, bananas from the region could hit shelves in two years’ time.

Gisborne going bananas over new taxpayer-funded horticulture venture - 'Grow like topsy'

Locals have been growing bananas for decades, but now $100,000 in funding has been granted to turn it into big business.

There are claims forestry operations made the situation worse.

Tolaga Bay locals unhappy forestry industry not offering to help pay for flood clean up

Concerned locals turned out at a meeting last night after 36 homes were affected by flooding and slash.

00:20
Some were turned away by the new fencing, but many simply went around or over it.

Controversial Te Mata Peak track still being walked despite new, higher fences

Two large fences have been erected at the Craggy Range path, with signs reading, "enter at your own risk".

00:58
The track built by Craggy Range winery last year on land considered sacred to iwi sparked outrage.

Deal reached between iwi and winery in Te Mata Peak walking track saga

The two organisations have been at loggerheads after the winery built a walking track on the sacred peak.

Kiwi (file picture).

Ferrets kill eight kiwi over eight weeks in Tongariro Forest

DOC has launched a trapping response programme to contain the outbreak of the pests.

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