Displaying items 1 - 25 of 144 in total
Convicting protestors for obstructing oil exploration will deter people from demonstrating against other issues, a lawyer for Greenpeace says.
Environmental groups fighting to protect the last two pristine rivers in Hawke's Bay say they're stemming the tide of "misinformation" about the proposed water conservation orders.
A Napier woman agreed to live in an unsuitable home in the middle of a construction zone after being turned down for more than 40 private rentals.
The government wipes the debts of superannuitants who have been accidentally overpaid three times as often as debts accrued by beneficiaries, figures reveal.
The long-running saga over Craggy Range Winery's controversial track on Te Mata Peak is heading to the High Court. Audio
Moves to resurrect the controversial Ruataniwha dam scheme has left the Central Hawke's Bay community divided with environmentalists.
A group of Central Hawke's Bay businessmen are hoping to revive the controversial Ruataniwha dam scheme, after buying the intellectual property from the council.
Residents of the small Hawke's Bay settlement of Rissington who have been flooded twice in three months say their lives are at risk unless a stopbank is built. Video
Rocket Lab has again been forced to cancel its first commercial launch after it identified an issue with the motor controller.
Hawke's Bay DHB may have to activate its emergency plan if a nurses' strike goes ahead while it deals with an increasing number of winter illnesses and influenza cases, it says.
Inadequate regulation means it will be left up to the courts to decide who is liable for damage caused by slash in Tolaga Bay, a lawyer says.
Three forestry companies appear to have had a change of heart over their attendance at a community meeting in Gisborne. Audio
The first train to travel on the Napier to Wairoa line in six years signals a "spring" for KiwiRail, says Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones.
There may have been smaller campylobacter outbreaks in Hawke's Bay that were never picked up by health officials, researchers studying the 2016 Havelock North outbreak say.
A proposed bed tax on Airbnb rentals is causing sleepless nights in Hawke's Bay as the local tourism industry tries to address a looming funding shortfall.
Police have developed a new iPhone app to help them respond to an increasing number of family violence call-outs.
Police figures reveal there is a domestic violence callout every four minutes.
Investors rushing to buy into what could be the country's first medicinal cannabis producer caused the crowd-funding site Pledge Me to crash for a two nights in a row. Audio
Havelock North residents living near a smelly mushroom farm say local councils have allowed the farm to get away with breaching its resource consent.
New Zealand is "awash" with imported methamphetamine, which is so cheap and easy to get it's now more available than cannabis, a drug researcher says.
Twenty-five homeless Hawke's Bay families were forced out of emergency accommodation to make way for Art Deco Festival tourists over the last two years.
Work to re-open the Wairoa-Napier rail line is starting in earnest as KiwiRail crews put new sleepers on the track.
An Indian woman refused residency after her husband drowned faces a life of persecution in her home country if she cannot stay in New Zealand, her brother says.
Decades of failed attempts to clean up two contaminated lakes in Hawke's Bay may be coming to an end as hapū and officials work together on a new $3.5 million project.
An Environment Court judge has slammed Federated Farmers' repeated attempts to block local authorities from banning GMOs in their regions.