Hawke's Bay

Fears for kiwi as dogs on loose in Kaweka Forest - DOC

Two dogs on the loose in Hawke's Bay's largest kiwi habitat could be killing the country's iconic birds. The Department of Conservation is extremely concerned for the welfare of the birds after the dogs escaped from a carpark and entered...... Read More

Teen arrested after Napier service station robbery

    One person has been arrested following a service station robbery in Napier early this morning. A number of offenders entered the premises on Taradale Road around 2am, assaulting the attendant before running off with cigarettes and cash,...... Read More

Appeal for witnesses following dangerous driving

Hawke’s Bay Police are seeking public help following a dangerous driving incident in Napier. At around 8.30am on Thursday, a dark blue old model Honda Torneo was seen swerving and speeding on The Esplanade, says Constable Victoria Turner. The...... Read More

Hawke’s Bay DHB preparing for strike

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have voted to strike, significantly impacting services at Hawke’s Bay and Wairoa hospitals and Napier and Central Hawke’s Bay’s medical centres. Hawke’s...... Read More

$120,000 contribution to Waipawa Pool

NZCT recently awarded Central Hawke's Bay District Council a grant of $120,000. This generous contribution to the Waipawa and District Centennial Memorial Pool Redevelopment gives a massive boost in these very early stages of fundraising for the...... Read More

Weather conditions to close Waioeka Gorge

The NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to stay up to date with road conditions between Opotiki and Gisborne on State Highway 2 as heavy rain in the forecast hits the area. The forecast will likely require the closure of the road through the Waioeka...... Read More

Hawke’s Bay Hospital busy

Hawke’s Bay Hospital is busy and people with less serious health concerns are asked to think twice before going to the Emergency Department. Chief Medical and Dental Officer Dr John Gommans said the hospital was experiencing high demand, and...... Read More

Hawke’s Bay community panel launched

Hawke's Bay police are the latest to come onboard and work with local iwi to create change in the community. The region has launched Ngāti Kahungunu Te Pae Oranga Iwi/Community Panel in partnership with Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga. This...... Read More

Two men critically injured in Hastings crash

Two men have been critically injured in a crash on Ormond Road in Hastings this morning. The single-vehicle crash was reported to Police at 7.20am, but is believed to have occurred earlier, at around 3.40am, says a police media spokesperson. "The...... Read More