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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.
The Christchurch terror attacks highlight the pressing need for a new race relations commissioner to be appointed as soon as possible, some ethnic communities say.
The father of convicted teenage murderer Haami Hanara has pleaded not guilty to hiding his son for five weeks after his crime.
Ten East Coast forestry companies charged with causing flood-borne debris damage have all entered not-guilty pleas in the Gisborne District Court.
Over a dozen walks promoted under the Department for Conservation's Great Short and Day Walks banner are being reviewed to ensure risk assessments were properly done.
Rock falls and slips at Cape Kidnappers were identified by the Department of Conservation as a "significant" and "unacceptable risk" a decade ago, documents obtained by RNZ show.
A crucial vote on whether new environmental standards for the Tukituki River in Hawke's Bay should be delayed for a further two years has itself been delayed - after a Regional Councillor walked out…
The death of possibly hundreds of natives eels, dumped on a river bank by the Hawke's Bay Regional Council, is being investigated by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Video
A law designed to protect migrant workers from exploitation is actually punishing them, advocates for migrants say.
Facebook says the deletion of more than 100 events posted by a Wellington drag king and events organiser Hugo Grrrl was the result of "an error".
A teenager who murdered a homeless man has been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum non-parole period of 10 years.
Tender documents state a secondary listing of the Napier Port on the ASX is possible, although the council voted to list up to 45 percent on the NZX in December.
Two Hawke's Bay Regional Councillors are being accused of racism after raising concerns about a deal the council has done with local iwi, Ngāti Kahugnunu.