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'Fool's paradise': Why residents want vehicles off a famous Kiwi beach
'There’s a culture now ... the noise, the mess - awful, awful, awful.'
Havelock North flooding: $10m of Government funding to upgrade dams and streams sought
Work on the Mangarau Dam and stream would allow smashed properties to become Category 1.
‘The difference between living and dying’: Why Hawke’s Bay apple crop is rebounding
The 2024 season won’t be the absolute nightmare it could’ve been. Here's why.
Plan for SH2 to be raised at Whirinaki means journey home can begin for some residents
Residents who have fought for their future are now 'walking on air'.
Shellfish ban to last for weeks or months, flooding mooted as toxin cause
NZ Food Safety says flooding could have added nutrients that are causing the toxin.
'Hit the ground running': Nats' Hawke’s Bay winners working unpaid amid negotiations
Katie Nimon and Catherine Wedd aren't officially MPs until a Government is sworn in.
Triple hat-trick? Lightning strikes seven times for bowler in HB premier cricket
One hat-trick is freakish enough. But Caleb Gaylard wasn't done yet.
Rising son: Globetrotting life of Hawke's Bay's Japanese cricketer
Koji Hardgrave Abe captains Japan's under-19 team, which has qualified for the Asia Cup.
Power Consumers’ Trust admits breaching privacy of submitters to ownership review
Letters of apology will be sent to each of the 200 submitters.
Havelock North resort gets approval to serve alcohol despite ‘animosity’ from neighbours
Public objections were filed by 26 neighbours, including three who spoke at a hearing.
'We get put through hoop after hoop': The wait to return home in Whirinaki
Potential resilience plans include a stopbank and the raising of State Highway 2.
'It was luck, really': The emergency resilience pods that aided Wairoa in hour of need
Twenty one emergency resilience pods arrived in Wairoa just days before Cyclone Gabrielle.
Three-storey hotel to rise above Havelock North retail block
Joll Road will soon be home to a 40-room apartment hotel.
HBRC trying to find ways to reduce cost for landowners hydroseeding silt
Recent rain has settled much silt debris across Hawke’s Bay but it might not last.
‘It’s gone’: Forester paints grim picture of planting industry under new fees regime
The Ministry for Primary Industries will soon charge ETS participants a perpetual fee.
Cyclone Gabrielle: Hastings gets funding for community approach to emergencies
Up to 15 civil defence community hubs are to be established in the wake of the cyclone.
David Seymour on why he’s chosen Hawke’s Bay for the final weekend of the campaign
Seymour says the polling he's seen suggests Hawke's Bay is one of Act's best regions.
Decision time: Anna Lorck fears general election muddies Unison ownership review
Trustees’ term is up, but that election will now take place in 2024.
Have rod, will travel: Puketapu 20-year-old shines at world fly fishing champs
Hugo Pearce finished eighth at the world champs in Slovakia.
What are the public’s shares in Hawke’s Bay lines company Unison worth?
More discussion is needed about the benefits of a one-off payment, pressure group says.
Labour, National at odds over whether funding exists for Hawke’s Bay Hospital
National's health spokesperson needs business case before committing to hospital spend.
Labour promises up to $1.1b to build Hawke’s Bay Hospital
Funding relies on Labour being re-elected this election.
Stay indoors: Eskdale School’s plan to keep kids safe as silt dust threat emerges
'The cyclone is the gift that keeps on giving us new challenges'.
'Fear campaign': National and Act hit back over MP’s Hawke’s Bay 'mega-prison' claims
Anna Lorck claims Hawke's Bay Prison's extra land would make it a target for expansion.
‘One great mountain to climb’: Hawke’s Bay life coach Craig McDougall out to conquer cancer
The former Hawke's Bay Person of the Year needs treatment in Mexico.
$600 for Auckland trip: Labour's Napier candidate blasts Air NZ's regional fares
Labour candidate says Air NZ needs to have a 'rethink' of its airfares out of Napier.
Spring Racing Carnival comes complete with festival atmosphere
The annual Hawke's Bay Racing Club Spring Carnival kicks off with a family day.
The afternoon that Taradale High became NZ's best golfing school
Top young man, top young woman, and the overall title - the incredible rise of Taradale.
Bullet holes in Ukraine, thermals in Bulgaria: NZ's soaring model gliders win world title
Three pilots from Hawke's Bay have soared to an unlikely world championship win.
‘The ultimate dream’: Planning starts for test cricket oval in Hastings as new facility opens
The proposed cricket oval would sit adjacent to new training facilities at Mitre 10 Park.
Race for Napier: Poll suggests National's Katie Nimon has early lead
National has a slight lead over Labour in Napier, but many voters are still undecided.