Hawke's Bay

Arrest made after man injured in Hawke’s Bay

Police this morning arrested a 40-year-old man after another man presented to Hawke’s Bay Hospital yesterday with critical injuries. Inquiries are continuing but police are confident there is no ongoing risk to public safety. The 40-year-old...... Read More

Treasures from the Opera House walls

Little treasures have been turning up in the walls and under the floors of the 100-year-old Opera House in Hawke's Bay, as it undergoes earthquake strengthening. So far a boxing bout card number, coming attraction signs, old fuses, a cigarette...... Read More

Striving for a predator free Hawke’s Bay

Driving towards a predator free Hawke’s Bay is a huge positive step in allowing native species to thrive where we live, work and play. In a bid to achieve this goal Cape to City and Poutiri Ao ō Tāne will bring together some of the best brains...... Read More

Napier man arrested on indecent assault charge

Hawke's Bay Police have arrested a 29-year-old Napier man in relation to the indecent assault of a woman last weekend.  The incident happened on Burns Road, Napier on Sunday morning, and the authorities have admitted they are continuing...... Read More

Special stop-off in Napier for White Ribbon riders

White Ribbon riders are making a special stopover in Napier on Tuesday 21 November. The motorcyclists taking part in the Hauraki Ride form one of three groups travelling the country spreading the word about White Ribbon, the global campaign led by...... Read More

Women indecently assaulted in public

Police are seeking the assistance of the public to identify the man in the CCTV video footage posted to the Eastern District Facebook page. The man is described as a person of interest in the investigation into an indecent assault on a woman on Burns...... Read More

Iron Māori inspires ’I can do it’ attitude

About 2000 people, including a mother of three with a newborn, are competing in the Iron Māori event today in Napier at Pandoro Pond. Kiri Evans said she was just one of the many success stories of Iron Māori. She decided one year she would do a quarter...... Read More

Spark outage affects North Island

A Spark NZ outage is affecting an unknown number of customers in the central North Island. Cell phones, land lines and 0800 numbers are being affected in some areas. "We are aware of a problem affecting some customers not being able to make or...... Read More

Number of suspicious incidents in Hawke’s Bay

Police are urging people to report any incidents of suspicious behaviour after a number of incidents within the Hawke’s Bay area where females have been indecently assaulted. These incidents have occurred in public places in the vicinity of Napier...... Read More

Field trips bring natural hazards into classroom

Over a thousand school children from across New Zealand have been taking part in a virtual field trip to Hawke's Bay this week. The field trip, called Life at the Boundary, focuses on the Hikurangi plate boundary situated off the coast of Hawke's...... Read More