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Hawke's Bay/East Coast winners announced this Friday

This Friday, 29 August the top carpentry apprentices in Hawke's Bay and East Coast will be celebrated at an awards ceremony at the Masonic Hotel in Napier.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Scoop

Rugby fans encouraged to take the bus

Rugby fans are being encouraged to take the easy travel option from Hastings to McLean Park in Napier for the Rugby Championship match on Saturday September 6th.

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The Otago Daily Times

Peters: This is a 'tipping-point election'

Winston Peters was in Hawkes Bay yesterday, hitting all the right notes with an enthusiastic local New Zealand First support base before what the veteran politician said would be a "tipping-point election".

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The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Fluoridation debate drowned out by dirty tricks

Talk about bad timing. In a battle for the media -- and prime ministerial -- attention, the thumbs-up for water fluoridation from John Key's chief science adviser was always going to lose out to an expose on the past antics of Mr Key's dirty tricks team.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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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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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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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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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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Riders to pay tribute to mate

Max Lyver and Andy Lyver from Waipukurau pictured at the Patriot Motorcycle club innaugural meeting of defence force personnel.

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Residents oppose amalgamation: poll

A survey of Napier residents shows that 68 per cent oppose the proposed amalgamation with other Hawke's Bay councils.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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International Bridal Designer shows gowns at Charisma Bridal

Renowned international designer Justin Alexander Bridal brings some of his fabulous gowns for a unique one off designer day at Charisma Bridal in Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay.

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Director resigns after year of woes for city's museum

Douglas Lloyd Jenkins informed his colleagues at MTG Hawke's Bay yesterday that he would be resigning as director in December to pursue other interests.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Dominion Post

Three-year-old opposes high rises

SAFETY FIRST: Ekhi De Jager on the footpath of his narrow street on Napier Hill.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Clay tennis courts a prospect in Napier's Park Island expans

The possibility that New Zealand's first clay court tennis complex could be built in Napier is exciting says a professional tennis coach.

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The Otago Daily Times

Family devastated fatal Havelock North crash

The death of a young man, who grew up loving football and fishing, has left his family devastated after his car crashed near Havelock North.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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The Price by Janice Madden now at Poppies

Media Release regarding The Price being sold in Poppies Due to popular demand and after a very successful five-year run, Poppies have now obtained more copies of The Price by Janice Madden, which tells the story of the life of Eva Madden and her untimely death near Hastings in 1935.

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Stuff.co.nz

Teenager dies in Havelock North car crash

A Havelock North family is mourning the death of their 19-year-old son after a crash in the early hours of yesterday.

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