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A "life-changing" programme helping struggling women get into meaningful work is hoping to expand its reach with a funding boost from the Provincial Growth Fund.
Consumers are being warned some exotic mushrooms being sold as 'New Zealand grown' are actually being imported from China, a local grower says.
A Napier City Councillor has been subpoenaed to give evidence in High Court proceedings about a decision to build a $41m pool complex.
A decision to renew a Flaxmere bottle store's liquor licence for another two years is "deeply disappointing," Hastings District councillor Henare O'Keefe says.
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is the latest local body to consider declaring a climate change emergency.
A dam, a lime juicing plant and a Māori tourism venture are among 19 Hawke's Bay projects to receive $68 million dollars in cash from the Provincial Growth Fund.
Fifty senior doctors at Hawke's Bay District Health Board have warned board members that chronic shortages of beds, staff and delays in elective surgeries are putting patients' safety at risk.
Napier Councillors were warned by the chief executive not to attend a public meeting on a pool development, saying they could be disqualified from participating in decision-making if they did.
A group of Napier residents have filed High Court proceedings against the city council over a controversial decision to build a new $41 million pool complex.
Twelve Papua New Guinean workers who spent about $1000 each to get jobs in New Zealand were unpaid for four weeks' work at Te Mata Estate after three people pocketed more than $25,000 from the winery.
Hawke's Bay mayors have called for the extended ban following a "proliferation" in gang membership, violence and crime in the region over the past 12 months.
Mothers hope this week's budget will have funding to help parents get better qualifications.
Synthetic cannabis users in Napier's most vulnerable suburbs are facing long delays in accessing help.
The sale of what's estimated to be thousands of hectares of prime farmland for forestry has raised concerns of the impact on a Hawke's Bay town.
An attempt to remove a baby from a teenage mother at Hawke's Bay Hospital last week needs to be investigated independently, a health board member says.
Plans to build 10 affordable homes in Napier's poorest suburb where state homes once stood have been revealed by Housing New Zealand.
A wood processing plant near Napier that's been illegally leaking waste into the sea for months hopes a broken pipe will finally be fixed next week.
Several factors contributed to a 68-year-old woman's death in 2017 but Hawke's Bay District Health board is ultimately responsible for overall deficiencies, the Health and Disability Commissioner…
Flaxmere community leaders fighting the renewal of a bottle store's liquor licence are hoping to set legal precedence by arguing that the Treaty of Waitangi principles should apply to liquor laws.
A bilingual safety programme developed by a Hawke's Bay firefighter hopes to reduce the high number of avoidable accidents and hospitalisations among Māori children.
A proposal to charge larger people more for cremations in Hastings has been ditched in favour of an 'across the board' increase for all adults, regardless of size.
Some Muslim women are still too scared to wear a hijab in public, a migrant woman's organisation says.
There will tight security and a big police presence at today's national remembrance service for the victims of the mosque terror attacks at North Hagley Park in Christchurch. Audio
Tourists are being urged not to put off visiting Fox Glacier despite limited road access and a communications black out.
At least seven women left widowed by the terror attack at Al Noor mosque are being given intensive help by the Pakistani community in Christchurch.