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13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Volleyball coach sentenced for relationship with child

A Hawkes Bay volleyball coach has been sentenced to home detention after she admitted engaging in a "damaging psychological relationship" with a young female student.

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Yesterday | Southland Times

Vintage glamour

SISTERHOOD: On Marine Parade this row of Victorian double-storey villas, known as the Six Sisters, survived the 1931 earthquake and fire that followed.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Lawyers saddened at passing of Sir Owen Woodhouse

New Zealand has lost one of its greatest jurists with the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, New Zealand Law Society President Chris Moore said today.

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The New Zealand Herald

Turners and Growers buys Apollo Apples

Turners & Growers, the fruit marketer controlled by Germany's BayWa, has agreed to buy Hawke's Bay-based Apollo Apples for as much as $44.1 million as it looks to meet growing global demand.

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Ruataniwha decision puts water demands before nature

Independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says the Board of Inquiry that today granted consent for the Ruataniwha irrigation dam has failed to account for the overall environmental damage the project would cause, if it is built.

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Hospo people recognise their best

Workers and associates of the Hawke's Bay hospitality sector have spoken and the Finalists for the Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards 2014 have been announced.

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Hospitality Net

Nick Judd has been appointed Hotel Manager at Mangapapa Petit Hotel in Havelock North, New Zealand

Nick has spent seven years in England where he managed the Burgh Island Hotel a 25 room, five star hotel in Devon England, where during his tenure it was voted Britain's most romantic hotel in 2011 by readers of the Good Hotel Guide.

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The New Zealand Herald

Ruataniwha dam: Resource consents approved

A board of inquiry has approved resource consents for the $275 million Ruataniwha dam and water storage scheme proposed for Central Hawke's Bay.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Fluffy saved four days after fire

Some stories that are making headlines across the regions today include: Fluffy the cat was found in a mess four days after a house fire in Hawke's Bay and a 91-year-old Northland man snagged himself a monster marlin.

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The New Zealand Herald

Inquest into teen shot dead by police to begin

A coroner's inquest into the 2011 fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old Hastings man is set to begin today.

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The New Zealand Herald

Girl, 8, shot in stomach by another child with air rifle

The girl was transferred to Hawke's Bay Hospital by the Lowe Corporation rescue helicopter for surgery after being shot with an air rifle.

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Southland Times

Blood moon unlikely over Manawatu

BLOOD MOON: The moon as the earth's shadow falls on it during a total lunar eclipse in December, 2011.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Hospitality sector tactics mar Local Alcohol Policy process

An analysis of submissions on the Draft Local Alcohol Policy for Hasting and Napier District Councils shows only about a third of the 260 submissions presented by Hospitality New Zealand could be considered "genuine".

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Stuff.co.nz

Vintage glamour in a charm-filled town

SISTERHOOD: On Marine Parade this row of Victorian double-storey villas, known as the Six Sisters, survived the 1931 earthquake and fire that followed.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tough new penalties over unlawful hunting

Two Hawke's Bay men are facing charges of unlawful hunting and are likely to be among the first to face tough new penalties which were introduced last November.

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The New Zealand Herald

Pain after crash death

A proud family will farewell a 36-year-old Flaxmere man today, killed in a crash on Wednesday night after the driver missed a bend and crashed into a concrete power pole.

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Stuff.co.nz

Botched op victim pays for her own repair

TOO MUCH PAIN: Jean Redman takes morphine every day since a bungled operation three years ago, in which a replacement hip was fitted at the wrong angle.

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Timaru Herald

Cooler south a perfect bite

Paul Geaney was approached to grow the North American variety Honeycrisp by Danny and Peter Bennett of Waipopo Orchards, based at Seadown, who had obtained a licence from a distributor in the United States.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Company fined over construction death

Barnes broke down today as she told the Napier District Court that every day she thought about her father dying on a construction site.

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Final milestone to settle claims of Maungaharuru-Tangitu

Leaving in the dark, early hours of this morning, a bus-load of kaumA tua and whA nau travelled from Hawke's Bay to Parliament, their sights set on witnessing the third reading of the Maungaharuru-TangitA HapA Claims Settlement Bill.

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