Sean Hogan

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Napier Mayor Bill Dalton and council chef executive Wayne Jack say the makeover will make it a multi-use venue.

International interest high as troubled Mclean Park turf begins makeover

Napier's venue is keen to put dire drainage in the past as it begins a nearly $5m turf replacement.

Kelly Alex Donner.

Four teens, 14 to 16, appear in court in connection with man's death outside Flaxmere pub

Kelly Donner was found with serious injuries and died at the scene.

02:02
The line will mainly be used to transport timber but other industries want to get on board.

Forestry, tourism sectors looking to cash in on Napier to Wairoa railway restoration

The government is investing $5 million in the project which will take about 5000 trucks off the road.

Retirement home residents shaken after man found dead in nearby pub carpark

A man was found with serious injuries outside a Flaxmere eatery at 10.45pm last night.

02:08
There a plenty of theories around, but no-one seems quite sure why so many more people have found work.

Almost 3000 more people employed in Hawke's Bay – but why?

There a plenty of theories around, but no-one seems quite sure why so many more people have found work.

01:51
The soap box derby is an event that's been dominated by one local family for nearly 20 years.

Thousands celebrate 30 years of the Hawke's Bay art deco festival

The soap box derby is an event that's been dominated by one local family for nearly 20 years.

01:52
A US research ship spend five weeks carrying out scientific research.

Disaster planners set to benefit from research ship's seismic survey off New Zealand's East Coast

It's hoped the mapping will help understand the phenomenon of "slow slip" earthquakes.

01:51
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.

01:52
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.

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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.

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