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  1. Tyre cooker could save landfillsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A Hawke's Bay man hopes to be the first to commercially cook tyres that clog up the country's landfills. Neil Mitchell hopes to process 24,000 tyres a month, taking a significant portion of the 4.5 million tyres sent to landfills nationwide each year.

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  2. Tourist robbed in carRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Southland Times

    A Chinese tourist sleeping in her car at a coastal camp near Hastings was robbed by two men in the middle of the night. The 31-year-old tourist was sleeping in her car parked in the Haumoana Domain car park and just after 4am was woken by torch light shining in to the car.

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  3. Seagar shares tales from nursing daysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Cook extraordinaire Jo Seagar was on her first day on the job as a trainee nurse, when she underwent a life-changing experience: her elderly patient died. "You have moments in your life I call a light bulb moment and you get a message," Seagar shared with about 300 women gathered at Central School in New Plymouth to hear her speak.

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  4. Ballance farmers elect von Dadelszen for Ward BRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Scoop

    Mrs von Dadelszen brings a wealth of agricultural knowledge to the role with a mix of practical farming experience and specialist education and training. "We had a record number of candidates for the Ward B election and the solid voter turnout shows that the co-op is in good heart, with farmers taking an active role in who represents them on the board."

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  5. Motorcyclists on police radar after year of fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The "month of motorcycles" campaign, which started last week and runs until December 16, has police targeting motorcycle and moped riders, to check motorcycle condition, safety equipment, licences, compliance and rider clothing and behaviour. Motorcycle crashes accounted for four fatalities in the Central District this year, and numerous injuries, officer in charge of Central District Highway Patrol Senior Sergeant Kris Burbery said.

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  6. NZ@Noon: Teens 'cry wolf' and a selfless gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A teenage prank gone wrong and a young girls selfless gesture are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today. Havelock North's Holly Evans doesn't want the usual presents on her ninth birthday - instead, she's asking for pet food.

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  7. Fine afternoon as drizzle clearsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Most people should be able to unleash the t-shirt and shorts this afternoon as drizzle and rain clears in most areas this morning. A wet trough will clear most of the North Island by midday, leaving only heavy rain about Westland and Fiordland, MetService said.

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  8. Replacement 'two-fingered' reminderRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Twin towers planned for Napier Hill would be a permanent reminder of the "two-fingered salute" residents got from the health board when it closed their hospital, a commissioner has heard. Submitter Kathleen Kozyniak made the remark yesterday in a hearing considering Todd Property Napier Hill's proposal to build two eight-storey towers on the site of the derelict hospital.

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  9. Ebola work moves Kiwi nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Southland Times

    A Hawke's Bay nurse used to working in war zones says he rarely cries, but has found himself brought to tears often in the month he has spent working with Ebola patients. Andrew Cameron, a highly decorated nurse and midwife from Porangahau, has been working for the Red Cross in Kenema, Sierra Leone, since mid-October.

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  10. Hika Elliot returns from neck injury to ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Former All Blacks hooker Hika Elliot is to make a stunning comeback from a severe neck injury to rejoin the Chiefs for the 2015 Super Rugby season. Harris damaged his left ankle during the All Blacks match against the US Eagles in Chicago earlier this month and is expected to be out of rugby for six months following surgery.

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  11. Tracy Farr takes out Short Story AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A Norwegian church, a concrete cherub and a rose garden were the winning themes in the 30th annual Sunday Star-Times Short Story Awards. Wellington writer Tracy Farr has won the open division this year with an entry judge Sarah Quigley describes as standing out for its confidence and creative inventiveness.

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  12. Opening seen for olive maker in Europe's woesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    South European olive production has been hit by an olive fly and unfavourable weather which in some instances have seen tonnages plunge by more than 50 per cent. Southern European nations produce 70 per cent of the world's olive oil, bringing in $2.8 billion of export revenue.

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  13. Public to have Input on Biodiversity StrategyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    A series of workshops on the Biodiversity Strategy next week are an opportunity for individuals and volunteer groups involved in ecology and restoration projects to add their ideas. The first Biodiversity Strategy for Hawke's Bay is in draft form and the workshops will be open discussions outlining the scope of the draft strategy and providing a forum for other contributions.

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  14. Strengthening options for Hawke's Bay Opera HouseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Options for strengthening the Hawke's Bay Opera House will be determined during the development of a Structural Design Report on the buildings. Hastings District Council has contracted Holmes Consulting to prepare a report on the buildings, which were closed earlier this year following concerns over their earthquake strength.

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  15. International Cultures Day 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    The organisers of International Cultures Day 2015 in Hastings are seeking new community groups and food vendors to participate in this one of kind event. Cultures Day is an annual event that will be held on Saturday March 7th 2015 at Cornwall Park in Hastings.

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  16. Haumoana man wins appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Adam Rayner, 29, was riding a three wheeled motorbike and towing a trailer carrying two friends along the Hawke's Bay beach on January 9 this year. He struck Rosie, an eight month old miniature fox terrier, who was being walked off a leash by her owner, Kay Hamilton.

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  17. Winery Tour early bird tickets due to end soonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Early bird tickets for the annual Winery Tour end on November 30th. The special ticket price of $69 will increase to $79 onDecember 1 so Winery Tour fans are encouraged to get tickets NOW! Tickets can be purchased via the Winery Tour website www.winerytour.co.nz and Ticketmaster 0800 111 999 or www.ticketmaster.co.nz .

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  18. Lease on Napier to Gisborne Rail line offer to HBRCRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    Kiwirail has agreed to lease the mothballed Napier to Gisborne Rail line to Hawke's Bay Regional Council, subject to a number of conditions. The line was mothballed in December 2012, after storms earlier in the year caused severe damage, which is expected to cost close to $4 million to repair.

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  19. Trains Not Cyclists Vital for Gisborne And Hawke's BayRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    New Zealand First is challenging the government to show it is serious about regional economic development by backing the Shortline Establishment Group's advanced plans to re-establish the Gisborne to Napier rail link. "Both Hawke's Bay Regional Council and Gisborne District Council are doing what Government should be and that's putting their regions first by backing the re-establishment of rail," says Denis O'Rourke, New Zealand First Transport spokesperson.

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  20. Humid drizzly day - except in eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    The east coast of the North Island will be the envy of many today as warm sunshine continues while the rest of New Zealand bathes in humid drizzle. A low pressure system rolls in over much of the country with most areas expecting some form of moisture throughout the day, MetService said.

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