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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.

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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.

Havelock North

Councils set up gastro fund in Havelock North

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Hawke's Bay couple gives homeless a place to sleep

The couple knows all too well how hard it is to find a place to rent in the region.

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Police search for stolen placentas in Hawke's Bay

The burglars may not want to eat everything they stole from family's freezer.

kaweka forest park

Hiker rescued by helicopter in Hawke's Bay

The 25-year-old was lost in the Kaweka Forest Park before calling for help.

Lotto is celebrating its 30th birthday today.

On Lotto's 30th birthday, find out where you'll have the best luck

Here are New Zealand's luckiest stores.

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Alleged sexual assault in Mahia

The young woman was assaulted by a fat man with facial hair as she exercised on the beach.

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Hawke's Bay Hospital urges people away as it hits capacity

Some minor elective surgeries have been postponed until further notice.

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Ruataniwha dam land swap denied

All conservation land except national parks could become available to private interests, Forest and Bird says.