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Wednesday Apr 16 | 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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Wednesday Apr 16 | 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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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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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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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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Do It Yourself, Minister Tells Hawkea s Bay

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee told Parliament today that if Hawke's Bay ratepayers are so sure the Gisborne to Napier rail link is so good they should restore it themselves.

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Alternative Investment Report discussed

The Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme remains the most economic alternative and a viable investment for Hawke's Bay, according to an independent report commissioned by Hawke's Bay Regional Council.

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Hawke's Bay local government – submissions on change

A range of ideas for the preferred shape of local government in Hawke's Bay has emerged from the public submission process run by the Local Government Commission.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Long term vision for Hawkea s Baya s coastline considered

Hawke's Bay Regional Council is looking to work with Napier City and Hastings District Councils to develop a strategy to provide a long term vision for the region's coastline in light of the predicted impacts of climate change.

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Building Apprentice Nails Regional Title

Winner of the Hawke's Bay Carpentry Apprentice Challenge Sam Talbot paced himself perfectly to claim a place in the national finals being held later this year.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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NZIFF Autumn Classic Movie Weekends

NZIFF presents fabulous film events this autumn at MTG Hawke's Bay. MTG is the only regional centre in New Zealand to be part of the Autumn Classic Movie Weekends curated by the New Zealand International Film Festival.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Looking into the psyche of mother and daughter

Neglect, denial and blame possibly helped Joanne Quinn hide from the horrifying truth while her confined mother, left to fester and fuse to a couch, accepted her hopeless situation, a criminal justice psychologist says.

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The New Zealand Herald

Government 'wimpish' over legal highs - Napier Mayor

Protest against legal highs outside a local legal highs vendor in Tokoroa. Photo / Herald on Sunday / John Van De Ven New Zealanders have been let down by a "wimpish'' Government over its refusal to ban psychoactive substances, Napier Mayor Bill Dalton says.

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The New Zealand Herald

Man arrested after bank robbed

Police last night arrested a 40-year-old man who had been wanted since the gunpoint robbery of a suburban shopping centre branch of KiwiBank yesterday morning.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Announcement: NZ Museum Awards 2014 a " WINNERS

Hawke's Bay both hosted and won this year's NZ Museum Awards. Guests packed the Ballroom at Napier's War Memorial Centre on Thursday 3 April to celebrate the best of the best of museum and gallery projects from around the country, including two local winners.

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Coastal expert to give lecture at University of Canterbury

An international expert on coastal flooding will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week about the impact of sea level rise in cities and urban areas such as Christchurch.

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Councils pander to the Liquor Industry

Alcohol Action Hawke's Bay spokesperson Dr Fran Lowe said today that she was dismayed that the joint Hastings-Napier City Council Local Alcohol Policy committee ignored the advice of the HBDHB, the Police and the community by deciding to allow bars in both cities to stay open from 8 am till 3 am.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Neglect case: Family prevented from seeing gran

The granddaughter of an elderly woman who died after being found "bound" to a couch with maggots crawling in a rotting wound has lashed out at the shocking neglect the pensioner suffered.

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