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Kelly Donner.

Four teenagers arrested in relation to Hawke's Bay death

One is 14 years old.

A lone police car stands guard as aerial and ground firemen battle a building fire in light snow.

Napier car sale dispute ends in 'reckless' chase

Police say at one point the vehicles went on to the footpath, endangering pedestrians.

Sarah Glass saved partner Isak Bester's life.

Midwife cuts open choking boyfriend's throat, saves his life

"He was dying in front of us… I asked, 'Has anybody got a sharp knife?'"

Kelly Alex Donner

Police ask for help solving Flaxmere homicide

A photo has now been released of victim Kelly Alex Donner.

Photos show the extent of the damage.

As it happened: 'Contact your loved ones' - Hawke's Bay Civil Defence's evac warning

But for some families it's already too late to escape.

Kelly Alex Donner, 40, died outside the Flax Bar and Eatery on Sunday night.

Flaxmere homicide victim named

Kelly Alex Donner died outside a restaurant on Sunday night.

The Flaxmere Tavern, where the man was found with serious injuries.

Flaxmere death: 'Matter of time' before person responsible is caught - police

"It would be in your best interests to come to us before we come to you."

A man died outside Flax Bar and Eatery in Hawke's Bay on Sunday.

Flaxmere homicide victim known in the area

Police are following a number of leads including CCTV footage.

Did you feel it?

'Strong' earthquake rattles central North Island

The 5.2-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 22km.

Police released CCTV footage of a person of interest in the case of the two attacked women in November last year.

More sex charges laid against NZ cricketer

Jason Trembath is currently on bail as he awaits a court appearance.

The road is closed and diversions are in place and the serious crash unit is investigating.

Motorcyclist dies after crash near Otane

One person is dead and another is seriously injured after a motorcycle and truck collided in Hawke's Bay.

It hunted him down, gored him into the ground - then circled for the kill.

Hawke's Bay farmer escapes death after mad bull attack

It hunted him down, gored him into the ground - then circled for the kill.

Hawkes Bay

Motorcyclist killed in Hawke's Bay crash

The bike collided with a truck, killing one and hospitalising another.

What not to do at the work Christmas party.

Where in NZ you're most likely to hook up with a co-worker

Pack your bags and brush off the CV.

Pierre Paludet and his car.

French tourist missing in Hawke's Bay

Thirty-two-year-old Pierre Paludet hasn't been seen since Friday morning.

Haumoana Beach, Hawke's Bay.

Body found in search for missing woman

Divers located a body at Haumoana early this morning.

A search is underway at Haumoana.

Swimmer missing off Haumoana, trying to save child

Two children have been recovered, but a search continues for the woman.

Hawke's Bay Hospital

Record demand sees surgeries postponed

New Year's Day was Hawke's Bay Hospital's busiest on record, and demand has barely lessened.

The hospital is expected to remain at capacity next week.

Hawke's Bay Hospital reaches capacity

Hawke's Bay Hospital is asking people with minor injuries and illnesses to stay away from its emergency department, which is operating at capacity.

An elderly sperm whale died after becoming stranded at Mahia Beach on Friday.

Stranded sperm whale buried in Hawke's Bay

The elderly ocean giant became stranded on Friday night and died shortly after.