Hawke's Bay

Hastings robbery airs on TV

Hastings police are urging people to come forward with information about an aggravated robbery at the Gull Service Station on Omahu Road which features on Police Ten 7. On Friday, May 12 at 1.30am, a man armed with a firearm entered the service station...... Read More

Student returns to scene of summit fall

German student Keno Schnibben returned to Treble Cone Ski Resort on Tuesday September 12, three years after falling from the summit. On that day, Keno had climbed to the summit of Treble Cone (TC) to take some photos with friends and fell 150 metres...... Read More

Suppliers warned of contaminated water risks

Drinking water suppliers have been told they are taking a big risk with the health of their communities if they do not treat drinking water for possible contamination. Visiting water contamination expert, Dr Steve Hrudey from the University of Alberta,...... Read More

Guitars stolen in Music Machine burglary

Police are investigating a burglary at The Music Machine in Hastings Street, Napier in the early hours of Sunday 17 September 2017.   Four guitars were stolen in the burglary, including an orange Gretsch Chet Atkins and a blue D’angelico...... Read More

Napier fatal crash victim named

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died following a single car crash on Lamason Street, Napier yesterday morning. He was 36-year-old Matthew Kyte of Napier. Police extends their sympathies to Mr Kyte’s family at this...... Read More

Police name man killed in Wairoa crash

Police can now release the name of the man killed in a crash in Wairoa over the weekend. He was 22-year-old Gisborne man Ryan Glen Crisp. The incident happened shortly after 7:30pm in Frasertown on Sunday (10th September). A spokesperson...... Read More

Fleeing driver killed in Wairoa crash

Police have released further details concerning the crash which claimed the life of one man and left another in a critical condition in Frasertown last night. The authorities have confirmed a 22-year-old Gisborne man was killed in the Wairoa crash...... Read More

Civil Defence issues tsunami warning

NZ Civil Defence has issued a tsunami warning. A beach and marine tsunami threat warning is in effect for Chatham Islands, Pegasus Bay, Northern Coasts of Hawke’s Bay and East Cape following the 8.2M earthquake near Chiapas Mexico. Whilst initial...... Read More

Chlorine free water supply in Hastings

A shift towards the car parks and the addition of more taps will make the Hastings chlorine-removed water supply in Civic Square more accessible. The tap was originally sited to be close to the car parks on Eastbourne St. However, the moving of the...... Read More

Napier Lotto winner takes home $1 million

A Lotto ticket holder from Napier is celebrating this evening after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division. Wednesday night's winning ticket was sold at Greenmeadows New World in Napier. Powerball, however, was not struck and...... Read More