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Bumper Fonterra pay-out boosts farm values at auctions
Fonterra's bumper payout for dairy milk solids has underpinned the multi-million dollar sale of two large scale dairy conversion farms in Northern Hawke's Bay.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Police appeal to possible victims
Police believe there may be further alleged victims of a man who has been charged with sex offences against Hawke's Bay women.
Christmas at home after accidental credit
HOLDEN CONTEMPT: Denys Jeremy Douglas, who withdrew $170,000 mistakenly credited to him by BNZ and spent it all on Holdens, outside the Napier District Court.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
When size really does matter
Fair Go did not go far enough when Pippa Wetzell attempted last month to answer what on the surface seemed a pretty simple question: It depends firstly on the expectation of the customer based on their knowledge of wine and their reason for drinking it.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Napier Cemetery Walks are back for 2014 by popular demand
MTG's popular Tours of the Napier Hill Cemetery return for another summer season.
The Star Online
Ordinary heroes: 5 inspiring rescue stories
Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the Highland Towers tragedy. Here, we remember the event by saluting ordinary folks who became heroes when they saved others' lives by helping turn victims into survivors.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
a Grease Monkeya Loves Learning Trade Skills
Teena Boxer's ambition is to be a diesel mechanic and to drive a Holden V8, so it would be fair to say she has a passion for motors and cars.
The New Zealand Herald
Family learn of charges through media
Family members of a man killed on a building site earlier this year are angry they heard of charges laid in relation to his death only through media - and not from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
The Otago Daily Times
Fisherman dies after falling overboard
The Hawke's Bay commercial fishing fraternity are mourning a colleague after a routine return to port turned to tragedy when a crew member fell overboard and his body was recovered five hours later.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Motorcyclist hurt in Hawke's Bay smash
An elderly man has been taken to hospital in Hawke's Bay after two motorcycles and a car collided on a remote back-country road between Napier and Taihape.
Stunning trip from Auckland to Napier
I was in my undies, dancing to a screaming James Brown around the flashest hotel room I'd ever stayed in.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Restricted fire season for Hastings District and Napier City
The major urban areas of Hawke's Bay will both move to a restricted fire season on Monday 9th December.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Bill Dalton taps Colin Craig for new amalgamation study
First, we have learned that the Napier City Council will withdraw the controversial $43,000 anti-amalgamation report prepared by Australian Professor Brian Dollery, whose opinion was based on no firsthand interviewing in or understanding of Hawke's Bay.
Afternoon Tea for 1931 Earthquake Survivors
The popular afternoon tea get together for survivors of the 1931 Hawke's Bay Earthquake will be held again next year on Sunday 9 February 2014.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Otago Daily Times
Teen tourist's jaw broken in attack
The 18-year-old and his friends were staying at the Napier Waterfront Lodge and Backpackers on Saturday night when the altercation occurred.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Urban Development Plan Change Adopted
The plan change is another significant milestone in the implementation of the Heretaunga Plains Urban Development Strategy which was jointly developed by the Regional Council, Hastings District Council and Napier City Council.
One Hawke's Bay will strengthen regional decision-making
"Unifying the Hawke's Bay's five councils to create a single Hawke's Bay unitary authority supported by nine councillors and 37 local board representatives across five wards will strengthen local decision making and better meet the long term needs of the regional community," says Stephen Selwood of the NZ Council for Infrastructure Development.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Entertainment galore at Christmas in Cornwall Park
The annual event, to be held on Sunday 15th December is a celebration of the festive season with a Family Fun Day from 3pm till 6pm followed by Community Christmas Carols.
Ballina Motel in Napier 15th in World's Biggest Hotel Family
Best Western is giving travellers more accommodation options on New Zealand's North Island, adding its 15th New Zealand hotel, the four star plus Qualmark-rated BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel in Napier to its growing hotel family.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Amalgamation plan revealed
Hawke's Bay's five local body authorities will be amalgamated into one region-wide council under a draft proposal released by the Local Government Commission today.