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Fighting for a paradise: The couple with the last home in cyclone 'limbo land'
'We fought because we love it. It’s a beautiful spot.'
‘They even took the fly spray’: Youth initiative undeterred after theft of equipment
Project Patu’s new building was stripped of nearly everything.
Landlord who ran unlawful property slams tenant who filmed leaks
Water drips onto sockets, seeps through floor. Scott Healey decides enough's enough.
Frustrations over lack of Marewa pedestrian crossing lead to protest
Advocates say Napier's council has waited too long to improve safety for pedestrians.
'The language is in a much stronger position': Jeremy Tātere Macleod wants new direction for Māori language revitalisation
After 13 years, the director of Te Reo, Tikanga and Mātauranga is moving on.
Hawke’s Bay rugby manager fined by council noise control after party
House owner that hosted Ranfurly Shield party not 'getting the message', neighbour says.
'Huge chunks of track coming our way': Clay projectiles injure speedway spectators
'Instead of watching the race all I was watching was turn one.'
Splash Planet advertisement casting call asked for ‘athletic-looking’ models
The 'distasteful' casting call for a new TV theme park ad was revised due to backlash.
Inside the newly repaired Splash Planet, where everything is on the up, even the prices
Adult entry is now $40 at the gate, and a swim for seniors has gone from $7 to $32.
East Coast young farmers donate $5000 won from helping communities
Young farmers on the East Coast won $5000 to donate for helping their communities.
All Blacks v Springboks: Fans mobilise in Hawke’s Bay for Rugby World Cup final
One of the biggest rugby rivalries will be bringing Hawke's Bay fans together this weekend
Pet Day tradition carries on strong for school community at cyclone-hit Patoka
Patoka School students celebrated a return to normal life with their Pet Day on Thursday.
Students seeking successors to run youth-led Pūkare initiative
The Pūkare Initiative has drawn interest from government departments.
New owner plans to convert historic Meeanee church building into home
Heritage New Zealand has given its blessing for the church to be converted into a house.
Tūhoe claim Genesis management ‘far more destructive than Gabrielle’
Genesis Energy denies causing damage to the lake environment.
New car for community patrol after old one lost in cyclone
Cape Coast Community patrol tried to hit the road after Gabrielle, only to lose their car.
‘Going to be dogs everywhere’: Furore over 1.2m fence height proposal in Napier
There’s no one picketing in the streets, but sentiment suggests not many are on the fence.
Napier flight delayed and cancelled after two separate engineering issues
Aircraft circled multiple times off the coast of Napier before returning 40 minutes later.
Fire bans could end cyclone waste burning provisions early
Fenz is allowed to overrule any council ban.
Lives on the line: Copper thefts soar across region's electrical network
35 crucial power pole safety features found missing by lines company Unison.
Dispute over placement of baker's chairs in new development leads to court action
A baker says his chairs were moved out as a dispute spiralled into court action.
Chef Neela Neela will take a holiday, but doesn't plan to stop helping others
Neela Neela will take a well-earned holiday, but doesn't plan to stop helping others.
Marine Parade viewing platform surveillance a possibility after vandalism
The glass of the oceanside viewing platform has been broken after suspected vandalism.
Godwits return from 12,000km trip to Hawke's Bay for summer
Would you travel 12,000km to spend your summer in Napier every year?
'Getting worse and worse': Sporty teen's bruises were blood cancer
Jhalena Lafaiki has powered through her first round of chemo with support from family.
Shield shenanigans: Woodworker says Log o' Wood should have been reinforced
Craftsman claims Ranfurly Shield should be designed to be carried around.
'One hell of a drop': Ranfurly Shield restorer claims new Log o' Wood stronger than original
'They’ve lost the respect for what the Shield was or should be.'
Sir Ashley Bloomfield opens final stage of addiction treatment centre redevelopment
A crucial service for treating addiction has been future-proofed.
Specialised taskforce potential option to tackle heightened wildfire risk
Those who lived through the 2017 Waimārama wildfires have advice for the dry summer.
Hastings dog attack victim wants dog owners to do more to decrease risk
However, dog attacks are decreasing overall in Hawke's Bay.
Workers uncover history during Napier Sound Shell's most extensive renovation
Renovations at the Sound Shell have uncovered parts thought to be up to a century old.
Group of teens allegedly involved in Clive dairy ram raid
It is the second day of the school holiday and a dairy in Clive is ram-raided.
Hawke's Bay to endure one more wet day of thorough soaking
The region is drenched under a heavy rain watch and we can expect one more wet day.
Anti-vape store hīkoi in Hastings as dairy owner ultimatum hits deadline
About 50 people came together to protest against vape stores being opened near schools.
'They can only bulldoze it': Police investigating after Wairoa home gutted by fire
A Wairoa whānau has "lost everything" in a fire that nearly gutted a home on Thursday.