Local Government Commission The Local Government Commission has received an application to reorganise the three Wairarapa local authorities into a single council.
A Samoan national accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in a Flaxmere park has been banned from returning to Hawke's Bay unless he is due to appear in court.
Interior demolition and strengthening refurbishment work has resumed on the old Farmers building site in Napier.
The best of Hawke's Bay's sporting talent was honoured at a glittering awards ceremony at the Pettigrew-Green Arena on Saturday night.
Chairman John Buck has confirmed the appointment of Michael Bain as a director on the board of the Opera House for a period of 3 years from July 1st 2013.
The public is being invited to attend a ceremony where community volunteers will be presented with their 2013 Civic Honours awards.
Hawke's Bay on the North Island excels with Bordeaux varieties, such as merlot and cabernet sauvignon, and there's a strong likeness in this savoury red to those of the French region.
Hawke's Bay Tourism looks set to be part of a project aimed at raising the profile of the country's golf tourism industry.
A barman was robbed at gunpoint and assaulted while four patrons were attacked outside another pub in two violent episodes at the weekend.
Hastings teenager Romy Goodfellow was billed nearly $1400 for a near-fatal crash in which she crashed into a ditch near Taradale last year.
Henare O'Keefe is "quietly optimistic" Te Aranga marae's Homes for Families project will find traction thanks to the Budget.
Labour's Napier spokesman Stuart Nash has hit back at a claim the party is withdrawing support for the Ruataniwha water storage scheme and that it was a "slap in the face for farmers in Hawke's Bay". Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy made the comment this week, saying the proposed Ruataniwha scheme had the potential to irrigate an extra ... (more)
Stephanie Milligan poses with Whizzarita after a training session in the build-up to the September Trans-Tasman Western Riding Challenge in Melbourne.
If you're serious about collecting wines of rarity and significance, then you could do worse than cast your eye over the offerings at the 22nd Hawke's Bay Winegrowers' Charity Fine Wine Auction this Queen's Birthday weekend.