The Health Minister is expecting councils to "step up" and fix their water supplies.
Property values in the city have fallen in the past year, while they're skyrocketing elsewhere.
"A cuddle and a pat never goes astray."
Police are still hunting for some of those involved following Hawkes Bay robbery.
Hundreds of people and their families are expected to turn out.
The driver and sole occupant of a car that crashed at Fernhill has died.
They're urging the public to help them identify the man.
Royal Gala apples have been affected across the country.
A 14-year-old was "viciously" beaten up after walking home from a party in Hawke's Bay.
One dog owner caught in the act faces a $3000 fine for the killing.
One million photos, taken 70 years ago, are finally being developed.
Hundreds are protesting against proposed water restrictions on rivers.
Three kilos of P and 2,200 tabs of LSD were seized.
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.
The students have injuries ranging from moderate to serious.