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Michael Spensley didn't die, but his wife of 23 years, Elaine Spensley, did.

'I don't think justice has been served' - daughter of suicide pact victim

Michael Spensley didn't die, but his wife of 23 years did.

Watch the launch.

Rocket Lab launches Electron rocket from Māhia Peninsula

It's the ninth New Zealand launch for the Kiwi-founded company.

Related video: An Auckland couple made it their mission to rescue and re-home bees across the city's rooftops.

Napier residents asked to bee on the lookout after 80 beehive boxes stolen

The theft has stung a local business.

Lightning strikes Hawke's Bay.

Stunning pictures show lightning, hail pummelling Hawke's Bay

The wild weather isn't over yet for the region.

Magpies first-five Lincoln McClutchie impressed in Hamilton.

Magpies seal statement win over Waikato

Hawke's Bay claimed a Mitre 10 premiership scalp in Hamilton.

If successful, the ship was likely to leave Napier early next week.

Concerns raised over arrival of 'high-risk' Chinese live export ship

Critics say it has a poor animal welfare record.

Watch: The dramatic incident unfolding.

Watch: Hawke's Bay man dramatically hit by van, flung through air

The force of the impact sends him flying.

Sally Jackson talks to Rural Exchange about learning to shear, and the fundraiser.

Townies learn to shear for rural mental health fundraiser

'When I first started, people laughed at me."

Glengarry Lifecare.

Hawke's Bay woman believed to be New Zealand's oldest dies

Martha Timoko was 107 years old.

A Hawke's Bay orchard recently became the first in the world to use a robotic harvester for a commercial apple harvest.

Rise in seasonal worker numbers in Hastings could lead to housing policy change

Numbers working in horticulture could double by 2022.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern on The AM Show.

Gang member's anguish at spate of suspected suicides

"Another fine young Māori man left us."

Rockit Global have outgrown their current Havelock North premises, as worldwide demand for the mini apples continues.

Hawke's Bay apple company unveils plans for new state-of-the-art facility

It's to cope with the global demand for its miniature apples.

Hawke's Bay Hospital.

Chemical spill at Hawke's Bay Hospital

Police are urging the public to stay away unless it's an emergency.

Tukituki River.

Elderly man missing after fishing trip

A search and rescue operation is underway in Hawke's Bay.

Watch: Desperate times, desperate tenants in Tauranga housing shortfall.

Property prices: Regions hit record highs, Auckland lifts again

That's pushed the national average asking price up.

Two armed men entered the restaurant on Sunday.

Hawke's Bay Subway robbed by armed masked men

"They were ready to kill anyone for $400."

Watch: The protesters have converged on Parliament.

Crowds converge on Parliament calling for change at Oranga Tamariki

A group is demanding an end to the uplift of Māori children.

A measles outbreak caused concern in Canterbury.

Baby diagnosed with measles after Auckland trip

It's too young to have been vaccinated.

They met at a hui on Saturday.

'State care isn't safe care': Māori leaders issue call to action over Oranga Tamariki uplifts

"You can't solve brown man's problems with white man's tools."

Sexually-transmitted diseases are on the rise in New Zealand.

Where are you most likely to catch an STD in NZ?

Parts of the North Island lead the pack for cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia.