Covid-19 Alert Level 4 compliance: Hawke’s Bay Police pleased with public following the rules

Covid-19 Alert Level 4 compliance: Hawke’s Bay Police pleased with public following the rules

Hawke's Bay Police are pleased with the public's response to complying with Covid-19 Alert Level 4 settings. So far there's been 2,248 pandemic-related activities across the area have been undertaken, with 1,076 reassurance patrols and 497 being at essential businesses such as supermarkets. Out of that, 294 checks have been...

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Road reopen following serious Bay of Plenty crash, two hospitalised

Road reopen following serious Bay of Plenty crash, two hospitalised

Police report Millers Road in Tauranga has been reopened following a serious crash, Bay of Plenty, Tuesday afternoon. Two people were taken to hospital following the crash. One is in a critical condition while the other is in a serious condition. Diversions were put in place between Millers Road and...

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Hawke’s Bay residents power cut off by Transpower

Hawke’s Bay residents power cut off by Transpower

Residents in Hawke's Bay have had their power cut off by Transpower with a second power outage following a previous one that left most of Waikato and surrounding regions temporarily without power. A Facebook post was made this morning at around 7.40am apologising to customers for the outage. “Our sincere...

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Bid to stop 1080 drop over Tataraakina land block heads to Māori Land Court

Bid to stop 1080 drop over Tataraakina land block heads to Māori Land Court

A bid has been put forward to stop an aerial 1080 poison drop over Māori land block Tataraakina in Tarawera north of Hawke's Bay. Māori Land Court will hear this proceeding for the third time in dispute but this time over environmental concerns within the 14,000 hectare block. Landowners in...

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Police respond to serious Haumoana crash, Hawke’s Bay

Police respond to serious Haumoana crash, Hawke’s Bay

Police responded to a serious crash occurring in Haumoana, Hawke’s Bay, Tuesday evening. The crash involved two vehicles that collided with each other near the intersection of Haumoana Road and Parkhill Road shortly before 7.45pm. One person was reported to have sustained serious injuries, while a second person has moderate...

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Elderly Woman and her Son injured after being assaulted, Napier

Elderly Woman and her Son injured after being assaulted, Napier

Napier Police launched an investigation after serious assaults involved an elderly woman and her son at their home in Napier, Sunday morning. Police responded to the incident between the times of 7am — 8am. The woman and her son were both taken to Hospital in a serious but stable condition....

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Fire Crews respond to chemical spill at Port of Napier, Hawke’s Bay

Fire Crews respond to chemical spill at Port of Napier, Hawke’s Bay

Fire and Emergency crews responded to reports of a chemical spill at the Port of Napier, Thursday morning. At around 9.55am they'd responded to a HAZMAT incident that involved a chemical spilling from a container. Seven fire truck units were in attendance at the scene. Crews were focused on containing...

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Two charged in relation to assault of 4-year-old in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay

Two charged in relation to assault of 4-year-old in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay

Hawke's Bay Police have today charged two people in relation to a serious assault of a 4-year-old boy. The boy was found critically injured at a property in Flaxmere on January 29 — later recovering remarkably but sustaining permanent brain damage. A 32-year-old woman was charged with wounding and with...

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Many feel Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Waipukurau, Person reports ‘hearing it’ in Napier

Many feel Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Waipukurau, Person reports ‘hearing it’ in Napier

GeoNet reports a magnitude 4.2 earthquake that had abruptly shaken the Eastern part of the North Island and surrounding areas on Sunday evening at 5.55 pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 31 km and struck about 10 km east of Waipukurau. Many had reported feeling it mostly in...

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One person dead following two-vehicle crash, Northern Hawke’s Bay

One person dead following two-vehicle crash, Northern Hawke’s Bay

Police say one person has died following a crash in Northern Hawke's Bay yesterday evening. The incident occurred at around 5.40pm involving two vehicles on State Highway 2 at Raupunga. One passenger in one of the vehicles sadly died at the scene. A second passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and later...

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