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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.

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Beached sperm whale dies in Hawke's Bay

Dozens have gone to see the massive carcass.

Police car.

Police name Hawke's Bay road fatality

The Waipukurau man was a passenger in a car that rolled.


Missing woman found

A Hawke's Bay woman who went missing right before Christmas has been found.

The winery will restore the land and return it to the previous owner.

Controversial walking track to be removed

A walking track on the side of Te Mata Peak built by a winery is to be removed after public outrage.


How bad is Hawke's Bay's erosion problem?

New dust monitors are going up to see how much soil is being lost through wind.

Video: A teenage boy appeared in court earlier this week.

Second teen charged with murder of Hawke's Bay man

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested and charged.

Fire engine

Fire near Mahia Peninsula

Hawke's Bay firefighters are keeping tabs on a blaze that broke out late Wednesday night in scrub.

A teenager has been charged with the murder of a man found on the side of a road in Tutira.

Teen in court after body found in Hawke's Bay

The 17-year-old is charged with murder.

Police  car.

Body found near Hawke's Bay highway

Police are treating his death as unexplained.

Rocket Lab is waiting until conditions are just right.

Rocket Lab launch attempt: Rain forecast for Mahia

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab's Electron rocket will attempt another lift-off - if the weather holds.

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.