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Her husband went from building furniture to not being able to hold a screwdriver.
First time a Pacific Islander has been sworn in as a councillor in Hastings.
Hastings District councillors will be sworn in on Thursday.
Predators often get access to friends of victims, online expert says.
Joanne Wills had no idea just how far her decision to volunteer would take her.
Neighbours say the pop-up accommodation will devalue their homes and inspire crime.
Former councillor told police he thought "if he braked he would hit the other vehicle".
A gun was fired into the door of the officer's home about 11pm on Saturday night.
A decision on the future of a cellphone tower in Havelock North has not been made.
What really happens when someone dies? Undertakers answer the burning questions.
Two years ago he stopped a would-be robber in his pink outfit. No such dramas this time.
"Those who are hanging on by their fingernails for an offer will let go and leave."
The final election results for councils around the region are now in.
"You get to a point eventually where you ask the question 'what do councillors do?'."
Newcomer Peleti Oli has broken the tight twosome of Henare O'Keefe and Jacoby Poulain.
The election results for the Hawke's Bay District Health Board are now out.
Election results for the Central Hawke's Bay District Council have been released.
Woman jumped on to a nearby car roof to avoid the dog's attack.
Though some councillors reckon their own $100k "guesstimate" would be on low side.
A garage at a property in Foxton has unearthed astounding footage of NZ's deadliest quake.
Hastings District Council candidates spoke at a Grey Power run event.
"Unless we have an investigation ... that cloud will hang over all of us for all time."
Health Board chairman shocked at 'lack of concern' from region's officials.
Hastings District Councillors provided with declaration to sign.
New details of the proposal for Water Central can now be revealed.
The Independent police conduct authority has released findings into an incident in 2018.
Hastings District Council will hold an 'extraordinary' public meeting this week.
Sandra Hazlehurst is questioning councillors over the information leak to media.
Neighbour complained about the noise of dribbling teens. Council found an illegal hoop.
Hastings Council has proposed a million-dollar building for the story of water to be told.
Hawke's Bay Today held a debate between the two Hastings mayoral candidates.
Te Aute College faces scrutiny over its BOT performance.
First party-backed council candidate in Hawke's Bay slammed as "political tampering".
Jacoby Poulain has hit out at her organisation.
Damon Harvey says there are other priorities that need "greater investment".
A group of business owners will take over the Cranford Hospice Shop for a day.
The levels of E. coli in Lowes Lake was not tested for a year, despite consent conditions.
Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals will play at Napier's Church Road Winery.
Reihana Hohepa Kireka, 34, has been denied bail.
'I was quite surprised by how far I got thrown', says hospitalised crash victim.
Lowes Pit could be hiding more than first thought beneath the water.
A water body in an industrial part of Hastings has been identified as a "potential risk".
Spark has met with concerned Havelock North residents about a cell tower.
Spark has put a halt on the construction of a controversial cell tower in Havelock North.
Violence has erupted at the site of a controversial cell tower in Havelock North.
Havelock North residents are angry a cell tower is being put up on a residential street.
Aaron Trask's life has been transformed following revolutionary back surgery.
Hastings mayoral candidate wants to lead a "master plan" for Havelock North.
The "Remember Jooky Mile" on Saturday promises to be an emotional occasion.
Cyclist in his 50s is fighting for life after a collision that trapped him under a truck.
Timothy Langford died while fly fishing along the Tukituki River in Hawke's Bay.
"I was feeling worried ... I wouldn't have a mum."
Tensions are running high at after 33 jobs lost at the boutique Napier meatworks.
A 22-year-old woman has died following a serious assault in Hastings.
Ranapera Taumata is wanted in relation to a serious assault in Hastings on Thursday.
A cold and wet week is in store for Hawke's Bay, with a slight reprieve in the middle.
Seven deaths are possibly linked to the Havelock North gastroenteritis outbreak.
Police are continuing to search for answers for a serious assault on a young woman.
A young woman is in hospital following a serious assault in Camberley, Hastings.
Incumbent mayor Sandra Hazlehurst says the move's impractical and a potential health risk.
Lawrence Yule, a vocal critic of the merger, said EIT was "never likely to go broke".
"Probably enthusiasm got in the way of reality from my part. We leg-tripped ourselves."
Katherine Bertram has been announced as a finalist in this year's World of WearableArt.