Hawke's Bay

Hawke’s Bay warned to prepare for heavy rain

More heavy rain is being forecast for Hawke's Bay today. The MetService has issued a severe weather warning for the area. "An area of low pressure to the northeast of New Zealand directs a moist south to southeasterly flow over the North...... Read More

Hikurangi fault : Emergency response project rolls out

Increased pressure building on New Zealand's largest fault has kicked into motion a project for an emergency response plan. Research in recent years shows there is a greater likelihood of a rupture than first thought on the Hikurangi fault line,...... Read More

Truck driver killed in SH35 crash

Police can now confirm that the driver of a truck that crashed on State Highway 35 near Tokomaru Bay this morning was killed in the crash. Emergency services were called to the crash at 6.40am. The driver was the sole occupant of the truck, says a...... Read More

Napier water restrictions in place from Monday

Napier residents will have to cut back on their sprinkler and hose use from Monday. The city council has moved to level two water restrictions, because demand has increased sharply over the past few days. Hoses and sprinklers can only be used between...... Read More

Three Lotto players share $1 million

Three lucky Lotto players will be shouting from the rooftops after each winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at Paper Plus Taradale, New World Onekawa and Ahuriri Four Square. All...... Read More

Wilful damage at Hawke’s Bay schools

Hawke’s Bay Police are urging the public to keep any eye out for suspicious activity following several incidents at local schools over the past week. The canteen at Napier Boys’ High School has been broken into twice — overnight on...... Read More

Man rescued from water in Clive

A man in Clive, Hawke’s Bay, had a lucky escape yesterday afternoon when he was rescued from the water by four onlookers. The man was believed to have been collecting mussels off the beach near Richmond Road when two men fishing in the area noticed...... Read More

Name released in Palmerston North fatal crash

Police can now release the name of the woman who died in a crash on Friday 28 December in Palmerston North. She was Kusum Sarin, aged 63, of Haryana, India. The crash occurred at the intersection of Railway Road and Roberts Line in Milson. Police...... Read More