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2 hrs ago | Scoop

A 'modest' start to Hawke's Bay whitebait season

Hawke's Bay rivers are in excellent condition for whitebaiting, with plenty of keen anglers out trying to net a meal of the slippery delicacy.

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6 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Hawke's Bay grape grower wins top wine award

A Hawke's Bay grape grower was awarded the Champion Wine of the Show at this year's Romeo Bragato Wine Awards.

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10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

More delays for treasures building

Work is yet to start on a new home for Hawke's Bay's cultural treasures that cannot fit in its $18 million museum because it is too small.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Hawkea s Bay checkout operators compete for Checker of Year

Last night, checkout operators from Hawke's Bay New World and PAK'nSAVE stores had their moment to shine in the spotlight at the Hollywood-themed Foodstuffs Checker of the Year regional competition at the Muncipal Theatre in Napier.

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Stuff.co.nz

And here comes the rain...

Enjoy the fine weather while it lasts because the forecast for the first week of September is rubbish just about everywhere.

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Marlborough Express

Green: Region reaching limit of vineyard land

New Zealand Winegrowers released its annual report last week, which showed Marlborough is home to 22,903ha of vines - 84ha more than in 2013 and 12,959ha more than when records began in 2005.

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Hawke's Bay/East Coast winners announced this Friday

This Friday, 29 August the top carpentry apprentices in Hawke's Bay and East Coast will be celebrated at an awards ceremony at the Masonic Hotel in Napier.

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Splash Planet teams up with the Hawke's Bay Rugby

Hastings water theme park Splash Planet has joined with Hawke's Bay Rugby in encouraging kids to take in some great footie action.

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The Otago Daily Times

Peters: This is a 'tipping-point election'

Winston Peters was in Hawkes Bay yesterday, hitting all the right notes with an enthusiastic local New Zealand First support base before what the veteran politician said would be a "tipping-point election".

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Orange is the new Black: Why you need to try orange wine

Muddy Water Growers' Series Skin Fermented Waipara Pinot Gris 2013; Lawson's Dry Hills Orange Wine Marlborough 2013; Spook Light Hawke's Bay 2013.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Stolen gnomes left homeless

Stories making headlines around the regions today include gnomes without a home and a phone call that almost robbed a pensioner of all her money.

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Manawatu Standard

Infracon staff 'shafted' by news 89 jobs to go

Meetings were held in Palmerston North, Woodville and Hastings to inform staff that 98 employees, most of them from Tararua, would lose their jobs.

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The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Fluoridation debate drowned out by dirty tricks

Talk about bad timing. In a battle for the media -- and prime ministerial -- attention, the thumbs-up for water fluoridation from John Key's chief science adviser was always going to lose out to an expose on the past antics of Mr Key's dirty tricks team.

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Dominion Post

Pukeko cull near houses alarms Bay homeowner

FIREARMS FEAR: Barbara Lucas called police after seeing two men with shotguns shooting pukeko in a paddock near her home.

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Dominion Post

Dairy owner interrupts robbers

A Hastings dairy owner was struck on the head when he disturbed three men robbing his store early this morning.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Public Excluded

Transparent Hawke's Bay spokesperson, Pauline Elliott, says it is of extreme concern to see the agenda item "Investment Company re-forecasting" is to be public excluded at tomorrow's Regional Council meeting.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: A dog with nine lives?

Stories making headlines around the regions today includes a jilted lover who has set fire to his former partner's home and a perky pooch testing out the theory of 'nine lives'.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Lindisfarne College Take Home Unison Challenge Shield

Lindisfarne College won the Unison Secondary School Rugby Challenge Shield on Friday, squashing Central Hawke's Bay College's hopes for a hat trick victory.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Toheroa thieves caught on video?

Stories making headlines around the regions today include a video showing suspected shellfish thieves and a pair of Hawke's Bay sisters heating up the kitchen.

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The Black Budget

The US Government has what's known as "The Black Budget" a top-secret allocation, estimated at $52.6 billion in 2013, that funds the country's covert action, surveillance and counterintelligence programmes across more than a dozen agencies.

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