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Monday | Stuff.co.nz

Judge queries 'living on super' claim

A former director of finance companies which collapsed losing $18 million of investors' money has told the High Court he does not have any assets, despite having properties worth millions of dollars in a family trust.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Former oil company head to speak in Hawkea s Bay

The former Executive Chairman of Shell Australia, Dr Roland Williams is to speak at two seminars in Hawke's Bay next month.

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Stuff.co.nz

Man critical after allegedly invading home

A man who allegedly invaded a Napier home with a hammer is in a critical condition because the family he targeted fought back.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Badly injured men drive themselves to clinic

Police are investigating why two men separately drove themselves to a Napier clinic with serious injuries overnight, one with stab wounds to the head.

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The New Zealand Herald

National's list

Epsom candidate Paul Goldsmith is ranked at 30 - nine slots above his 2011 ranking.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Cell phone evidence a first

Evidence gathered solely from a cell phone has been used for the first time to convict a Hastings man for possessing child sexual abuse pictures.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Political sign defacement 'work of idle vandals'

A billboard featuring Prime Minister John Key, put up by Tukituki MP Craig Foss on Karamu Rd North, is among the latest to suffer a vandalism attack.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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PQ 12. Local Government Reforms-Commentary

Volume:700;Page:9. Text is subject to correction.] 12. Su'a WILLIAM SIO to the Minister of Local Government : Did the Deputy Mayor of Napier, Mrs Fay White, raise with her recently at a public meeting that the issue of local government amalgamation should be taken seriously by National during this general election; if so, what were her specific ... (more)

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Hawke's Bay's "Big Easy" makes shortlist

The Big Easy cycle event has been announced as a finalist in the 2014 New Zealand Association of Event Professionals awards for 'Best Partnership for an event.'

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Southland Times

Police shooting still unresolved

Police accidentally fired their guns eight times between 2010 and 2013 - but it is still unclear what caused them to accidentally shoot a Hastings man during an arrest last year.

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Questions and Answers - July 23

Prime Minister-Statements on Regional Development 1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements on regional development; if so, is the real median weekly income for all people in the Gisborne/Hawke's Bay region, according to the New Zealand Income Survey, higher or lower now than when he took office? Rt Hon JOHN ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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PQ 4. Regional Economies-Economic and Social Inequality

Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.] 4. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance : Does he agree that there are growing gaps among the regions of New Zealand, making the economy and society increasingly unbalanced; if not, why not? Hon BILL ENGLISH : No, I do not agree with that.

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The New Zealand Herald

I'm not the anonymous Cunliffe critic

Prime Minister John Key has accused Napier Labour candidate Stuart Nash of being a party source quoted in a newspaper article making highly critical comments about Labour leader David Cunliffe.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Southland Times

Sam can't wag his tail

A giant metal dog built by Weta Workshop has been found after it was stolen - but it is missing its tail.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Hastings Council takes stake in gas to energy plant

Hastings District Council has signed an agreement which will see it take a 40% stake in a Gas to Energy project.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Two critical after Napier crash

Eastern District Command Centre Senior Sergeant Ross Smith said two cars, with a single occupant in each, collided on Prebensen Drive, Napier, at 6.25pm.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

'The dumbest criminal out'

Kevin Knox, owner of Video Ezy Greenmeadows, Napier, with a charity donation box for the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, which a Video Ezy member allegedly tried to steal at the weekend.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Cop jailed for indecent assault

Adam Dunnett was found guilty of six charges of indecent assault after a judge-alone trial before Judge Les Atkins in May. During sentencing in the Napier District Court today victims told Dunnett, 37, how his actions haunted them.

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The New Zealand Herald

Dad's freak nail gun death

Young father Robert Barr died suddenly after a workplace accident. he leaves behind wife Laura Barr and with baby Asher.

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The Otago Daily Times

Young boy dies after Napier accident

A 2-year-old boy has died after being hit by a vehicle in a Napier carpark, in an incident police described as "100 per cent a tragedy".

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