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The North Island is facing heavy downpours and thunderstorms into the late morning.

Flooded Auckland roads reopened

Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.

Holly Lauren dress

From curtains to couture: The Hawke's Bay teen taking on Fashion Week

Holly Lauren's one of a kind designs come from the linen cupboard.

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Aziz Al-Sa'afin swims with Sarah the shark in Napier

The AM Show sent him around Hawke's Bay.

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Four earthquakes rock Hawke's Bay

The largest was a magnitude 4.8 earthquake.

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Revealed: The most expensive place to rent in New Zealand

It costs an eye-watering $790 a week.

His flatwarming went horribly wrong after an intruder sunk an axe into his chest.

Police officer 'held man's chest together' after Hastings axe attack

His flatwarming went horribly wrong after an intruder sunk an axe into his chest.

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Hawke's Bay helicopter crash victim dies

"He was a hugely loved husband, father and brother."

Flooding at a Gisborne farm on Tuesday.

Fruit washed away from orchards following Hawke's Bay flooding

Growers have said it will be bad for business.

Last week Gisborne was hit by another devastating storm.

North Island preps for 48 hours of 'severe weather'

Hawke's Bay residents told to prepare for flooding and power outages.

Cropped Image Of Mother Hand Holding Newborn Baby Girl At Hospital

Baby hospitalised after medication mistake at Hawke's Bay pharmacy

The one-month-old is in a serious but stable condition.

Ngāti Kahungunu members says they've been the targets of racial abuse.

Te Mata debate exposes racial undertones

Mihingarangi Forbes reports on the frictions exposed in the debate over the Te Mata Peak track.

A McDonald's franchise in Hastings, Hawke's Bay, is the first to offer a bilingual menu in both English and Te Reo.

McDonald's unveils first Te Reo menu

Would you like some taewa parai with that?

Headstones were destroyed at a family urupā in Hawke's Bay.

Headstones destroyed in sick attack at Hawke's Bay cemetery

"To the crazy lowlife who done this... may all your dreams be filled with the voices of my tipuna."

Kura Precious Ones is a support group set-up by Wairoa mum-of-six Susan Tipuna.

The struggles of raising autistic kids in the provinces

A new support group Kura Precious Ones has been set up to help parents struggling with the stress.

Richie McCaw was interviewed by a passionate young fan, Blaze Waerea.

Richie McCaw meets his biggest fan

The former All Black visited a Hawke's Bay school to deliver milk.

Ahuriri Estuary.

Alleged estuary polluters face massive fine

A company faces a fine of up to $600,000 for discharging waste into Ahuriri Estuary.

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.