Hawke's Bay

Truck driver injured in Ongaonga crash

A truck driver has moderate to minor injuries after becoming involved in a crash near SH50 in Ongaonga. A police media spokesperson says the crash happened just after 1pm. "Emergency services are in attendance at a single truck crash which occurred...... Read More

Napier crash victim named

The pedestrian who died after being involved in a collision with a vehicle on Maadi Road in Napier is now able to be named. Napier man, Brian Pritchard, 72, was killed in the crash which happened June 14 at about 4pm. Police extend their sympathies...... Read More

Survivors from fatal helicopter crash still in recovery

Two people involved in a helicopter crash that killed one man in the Kaweka Ranges are still recovering in hospital. The helicopter, with five people on board, went down during a commercial survey operation on Thursday. Three people were taken to...... Read More

Man critically injured in helicopter crash dies

A man who was critically injured in a helicopter crash in the Hawke's Bay has died. A Hawke's Bay District Health Board communications spokesperson confirmed in a statement this afternoon, the man died "as a result of injuries sustained...... Read More

One still critical following helicopter crash

One person remains in a critical condition following a helicopter crash in the Hawke's Bay. A man in his 40s is in critical condition in the intensive care unit, while another man in his 40s is in a serious but stable condition. A hospital spokesperson...... Read More

Fatal crash in Napier

A male pedestrian has died following a collision with a vehicle in Napier this afternoon. The incident occurred on Maadi Road shortly before 4pm. The Serious Crash Unit is investigating. ... Read More

One person arrested in relation to robbery

Police have arrested one person in relation to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Winchester Store on Manawatu Street, Palmerston North. Three males allegedly entered the store around 3:20pm on Saturday, June 9 with a weapon and made off with...... Read More

Five people on helicopter that crashed

Rescue Coordination Centre NZ coordinated the response to a commercial helicopter that crashed with five people on board 35 kilometres North-East of Waiouru this morning. The helicopter was undertaking a commercial survey operation in the area. At...... Read More

Helicopter crash in the Hawke’s Bay

Three people have been hospitilised following a helicopter crash in the Hawke's Bay. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board can confirm three people from a helicopter accident in the Hawke’s Bay ranges today have been airlifted by rescue...... Read More

Woman killed in Havelock North crash named

Police have identified the person involved in a fatal crash in Hawke's Bay on Monday. The crash, which occurred on Tauroa Road in Havelock North, claimed the life of 43-year-old local woman, Megan Nation, says police. "Police wish to extend...... Read More