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It was a horror night on the job for fire crews.

Two killed in house fires overnight

It was a horror night on the job for fire crews.

David Clark says the world has "moved on" from water tanks and untreated water supplies.

Tank water no longer good enough - Health Minister

The Health Minister is expecting councils to "step up" and fix their water supplies.

Prices in Auckland have stabilised, but are growing in most regions still.

Auckland values flat as regions play catch-up

Property values in the city have fallen in the past year, while they're skyrocketing elsewhere.

Left: Andrew Biggs, owner of Felicity, with an intensive care patient. Andrew she’s thrilled to be part of the team. 

Right: Felicity rests her head on one of her favourite patients, Frank Dooney’s, lap.

Greyhound recruited to visit patients at Hawke's Bay hospital

"A cuddle and a pat never goes astray."

Water

Napier's water chlorinated to kill E. coli

It was found in the Otatara reservoir on Friday.

Police are still hunting for some of those involved.

Man dies after house robbery fight

Police are still hunting for some of those involved following Hawkes Bay robbery.

Police car

Sexual violence sparks march in Napier

Hundreds of people and their families are expected to turn out.

The serious crash unit is investigating the cause of the crash.

Fatal crash at Fernhill in Hawke's Bay

The driver and sole occupant of a car that crashed at Fernhill has died.

Do you recognise this man?

Napier police release CCTV of indecent assault person of interest

They're urging the public to help them identify the man.

Royal Gala apples.

185 hectares of apples damaged by crop spray

Royal Gala apples have been affected across the country.

Police car on the street at night

'Vicious' assault on teen in playground

A 14-year-old was "viciously" beaten up after walking home from a party in Hawke's Bay.

Fur seals are fully protected in New Zealand.

Dogs maul seal pups on Hawke's Bay beaches

One dog owner caught in the act faces a $3000 fine for the killing.

Hawkes Bay

Decades-old photographs could unlock Hawkes Bay's past

One million photos, taken 70 years ago, are finally being developed.

Hundreds are protesting against proposed water restrictions on rivers.

Hawke's Bay locals rally against water conservation

Hundreds are protesting against proposed water restrictions on rivers.

Three kilos of P and 2,200 tabs of LSD were seized.

Police arrest Mongrel Mobsters in Hawke's Bay's largest ever meth bust

Three kilos of P and 2,200 tabs of LSD were seized.

The 7.9-magnitude tremor in Kaikoura last year caused serious damage to the road network.

Kaikoura quake triggered Hawke's Bay slow slips - study

The discovery could help with forecasting.

It follows steady rain and occasional downpours overnight.

More rain expected in North Island

Heavy rain is predicted to batter parts of Gisborne and the Hawke's Bay before easing on Sunday afternoon.

Beekeepers blame an "underground element" for the stinging loss.

500,000 bees stolen from Hawke's Bay honey company

Beekeepers blame an "underground element" for the stinging loss.

The crash happened shortly after 9am on Monday.

Students hospitalised after minivan crash in Hawke's Bay

The students have injuries ranging from moderate to serious.

Water

Vigil to remember Havelock North water crisis

The aim is to send a message that communities and the environment need clean water.