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15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Heavy pedalling in Hawkes Bay

Ellie Mitchell's cycling efforts were rewarded with the spectacular 360 degree views at the top of Te Mata Peak.

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15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Rugby boys go back to basics

SET TO STRUT: Hawke's Bay All Blacks Sevens player Gillies Kaka will step on to the runway in nothing but a pair of Jockey underwear at New Zealand Fashion Week.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kiwiblog

General Debate 22 August 2014

New evidence contradicts Key's claims that he wasn't briefed on the OIA to the SIS.

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Southland Times

Cold but fine for most

Wellington is the place to avoid, with showers and a bitterly cold southerly making for an awful day in the capital, MetService says.

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Dominion Post

Son loses battle for inheritance

A son's battle with charities to claw back a contested inheritance has failed, with a High Court ruling he has no right to the money.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Popular Book on Hawke's Bay Children's Homes Now Online

A sold-out book that records the harrowing and sometimes heartening stories of people who grew up in children's homes in Hawke's Bay can now be read free of charge on EIT's website.

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Stuff.co.nz

200 jobs at risk after roading firm's liquidation

Council-owned roading company in Tararua and Central Hawke's Bay, Infracon, is to go into liquidation with the future of more that 200 jobs up in the air.

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Students Share a Passion for Wine

Italian and New Zealand Bragato scholarship winners Christopher Bonifacio and Ben Tombs found plenty of common ground when they recently met in Hawke's Bay.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Southland Times

Music teacher accused

Police are meeting with parents of children at Havelock North Primary School tonight to discuss indecent assault allegations against a music teacher.

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NBR Newsroom

Canterbury house of the year

Chris Beer Construction won the new house of the year award for a house in Sumner only 400 metres from the epicentre of the February 22 earthquake.

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Dominion Post

Richard McGrath wins Napier City Council seat

McGrath won 3385 votes and was declared provisionally elected this afternoon to replace four-term councillor Rob Lutter, who resigned in May. McGrath, one of nine contesting the seat, was well clear of the next highest candidates - Rob Duckworth on 2527 votes and Larry Dallimore on 2431.

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Stuff.co.nz

Slippery-fingered texts saved farmer's life

Trapped in a stream at the bottom of a gully, pinned down by a half-tonne concrete block, Ken Miller thought he was sure to either drown or lose his arm.

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Dominion Post

Sir Graeme Avery 'still the same'

HONOURED: Sir Graeme Avery, pictured with Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae Sir Jerry Mateparae, today became a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

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The New Zealand Herald

Electoral Commission conservative in interpretation of law

The Electoral Act prohibits the display of party names, emblems, slogans or logos on election day between midnight and 7pm.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Govt funding for Hawkea s Bay freshwater project

Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced funding of $80,000 for a Hawke's Bay Regional Council project to develop clear criteria for assessing and identifying outstanding water bodies.

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Napier project to turn waste into compost

Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced funding of $468,000 for a facility in Napier which turns construction, demolition and industrial waste into compost.

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Stuff.co.nz

Argument over sex led to fatal stabbing, says prosecutor

A knife sliced 15 centimetres into Christopher Jones' stomach, cutting two major vessels and causing excessive bleeding.

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Southland Times

Centre-line crash after police blitz

Just a week after Hawke's Bay Police announced a blitz on cars crossing centre-lines, a 60-year-old man has sustained critical injuries after crossing a centre-line and colliding head-on with an oncoming car.

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The New Zealand Herald

Teacher charged with indecent assault

Havelock North Primary School Board said in a statement that it was shocked by news that Charles Harter, had been charged with indecent assault.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Dominion Post

Cyclist critical after being hit by truck

The driver of a concrete truck that collided with a cyclist drove off unaware he had hit the woman, leaving her with critical injuries.

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