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Six "renegade" Napier councillors who oppose a new pool complex had their Facebook pages monitored by senior council staff looking for code of conduct breaches.
Police are appealing for the public's help after an elderly man was pulled from his car and assaulted in Hastings.
A Napier couple's plans for their newly-purchased lifestyle block are in tatters after learning, just days before taking ownership, a large shopping complex could be built directly opposite them.
A company has been fined more than $200,000 after a worker had their hand trapped in a sausage casing machine for more than 20 minutes.
A councillor is ramping up a fight against a bottle store in Flaxmere by taking it to the High Court. Audio
A Hawke's Bay gang is using the ancient Māori tradition of massage and healing to help recover from a spate of suicides and prevent further deaths.
Ongoing problems with rubbish dumping, vandalism, stock theft and burnt-out cars have prompted Hawke's Bay Regional Council to close a popular river access point to vehicles.
The Hawke's Bay apple industry says investing tens of millions of dollars in housing for staff will also help the hundreds of people in the region needing emergency accommodation.
Extra post boxes could soon be installed in Hawke's Bay to encourage voting in the upcoming local body elections.
Hawke's Bay could become the new Canterbury if it continues down the path of large-scale irrigation and water storage projects, freshwater ecologist Mike Joy says.
A stoush between elderly walkers and mountain bikers over who uses which trails is intensifying. Audio
Two pedestrians have been injured by a driver in a stolen vehicle in Hastings.
Jacoby Poulain criticised the health board she's a member of, and now she's in a stand-off with it and won't formally resign.
Some Havelock North residents say radical proposals to improve the safety of the country's drinking water will do little to restore their trust. Audio
People are being warned not to collect or eat shellfish harvested from the Hawke's Bay Coast from Mahanga Beach south to Porangahau Beach.
The government is creating a national regulator, which will cover all water suppliers, apart from individual households who supply their own, set standards, and have monitoring and enforcement powers.
Two teenagers who used a knife and hammer to rob a Subway restaurant in Waipukurau have been arrested.
Both the Napier City Council and opponents of its controversial $41 million pool development are claiming victory after a High Court ruling stopping the award of a contract to build the centre.
A former cabinet minister running for Napier's mayoralty is pledging to clean up the city's stormwater to prevent sewage overflows into Ahuriri estuary.
The High Court in Wellington has ordered Napier City Council to immediately stop work on a controversial new $41 million pool complex.