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Serious assault in Hawke's Bay

A person is in a critical condition at Hawke's Bay Hospital.

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Māori-focused prison initiative to target high security inmates

It's part of a plan to reduce the prison population by 30 percent in 15 years.

Watch: Justice Minister Andrew Little was called out for not setting a specific target to reduce the Māori prison population.

Budget 2019: $98m for Māori-focused prison initiative

Māori in high security settings will have better access to rehab services.

WeatherWatch forecaster Philip Duncan gives a weather update.

'Exceptionally warm' weather forecast before Mother's Day rain

Some areas could be hitting more than 20C.

Watch: The developers of the Mongrel Mob Defence app have been threatened.

Mongrel Mob 'intimidates' tourists in Te Mata Peak ceremony

Witnesses claim the gang members stopped anyone accessing the peak.

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PM Ardern spills details on 'very romantic' proposal

It was just Jacinda, Clarke, a bodyguard and a very hungry dog.

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Missing young woman last seen in Waipukurau found dead

Her death isn't being treated as suspicious.

Charlie has been swinging for more than 32 hours.

He's done it! Hawke's Bay teen breaks record for longest time on swing

"I feel like I've got knots in my legs and I probably look like a ghost."

Charlie O'Brien.

Hawke's Bay teen attempts to break world record on swing

Forty hours is a long time on a swing, but Charlie is up for it.

Watch: Inadequately sterilised surgical tools used at Hawke's Bay Hospital, admits DHB

'Many errors' in Hawkes Bay Hospital sterilisation failure

55 patients face HIV testing because the equipment was never switched on.

WATCH: The wine industry is planning to future-proof the sector for climate change.

'Sublime': Hawke's Bay winegrowers celebrate outstanding vintage

It could be their greatest ever season, thanks to exceptional grape-growing conditions.

Bill Dalton was looking forward to putting his feet up after his final term.

Napier Mayor Bill Dalton in critical condition

He suffered a stroke.

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Weather: Central regions in for a downpour

It's going to be a damp end to the week.

The new technology is being hailed as a game changer for the apple industry.

Watch: World's first commercial robotic apple harvest underway

A Hawke's Bay orchard is making history using the new technology.

How did one Lotto draw end up split 40 ways?

Hawke's Bay player wins Lotto

They've won $11 million.

Watch Kanoa Lloyd's guide to Māori pronunciation.

Māori man told to 'speak English' during public meeting

The man was shouted at by the audience during a mihi.

Hawke's Bay apple growers were already facing worker shortages.

Influenza hits Hawke's Bay fruit pickers

Close to 80 seasonal workers from the Pacific have been affected.

Joe and Nino D'espositos have previous convictions for misreporting catch.

Hawke's Bay fishing family fined nearly $1.5m for misreporting catch

Joe and Nino D'espositos have previous convictions for misreporting catch.

The wine industry is planning to future-proof the sector for climate change.

Hawke's Bay wine industry hosts international experts

The group is spending two days in the region as part of a tour of New Zealand.

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'Drain maintenance' leads to dead eels

"Sometimes, not all of the eels manage to escape."