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

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

    17 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. HB regional council may lease mothballed Napier-Gisborne railway lineRead the original story

    Sunday | Scoop

    BusinessDesk report by Jonathan Underhill Kiwirail, the state-owned railroad, has conditionally agreed to lease the mothballed Napier-to-Gisborne line to the Hawke's Bay Regional Council, effectively giving the local authority an option to resurrect the unprofitable route. KiwiRail mothballed the line in December 2012 after storm damage it estimated would have cost $4 million to repair.

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  9. KiwiRail would allow Hawke's Bay council to lease Napier-Gisbourne lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NBR Newsroom

    Kiwirail, the state-owned railroad, has conditionally agreed to lease the mothballed Napier-to-Gisborne line to Hawke's Bay Regional Council, effectively giving the local authority an option to resurrect the unprofitable route. KiwiRail mothballed the line in December 2012 after storm damage it estimated would have cost $4 million to repair.

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  10. SEO spammersRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Geekzone

    If there's one class of spammers that really annoy me is the SEO spammer. Lately I have been receiving emails with similar text but different senders - all of these claiming to be based in Napier and "100% New Zealand Owned company".

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  11. New Zealand bat-maker's Indian connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CricketCountry.com

    Nestled in Waipawa, a small town in Hawke's Bay in North Island, a region famous for its wines, James Laver has been carving many a cricketing dream - literally! With two decades' experience in making customised bats and a clientele of greats like Sachin Tendulkar , Rahul Dravid and Brian Lara , the master craftsman says almost 60 percent of his customers are Indian. Sachin's bat fetched 3,400 pounds at an auction at the Lord's to raise funds for a cricket stadium.

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  12. Dismembered body found in esky in Australian bushland is believed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Mail

    Family of New Zealand man Campbell Paterson told New Zealand media they're 'just getting to grips' with the horrific news, after Queensland police discover body 'cut into pieces' in an esky Mr Hickson is believed to have regularly associated with the victim, who police believe was murdered up to two week ago The body of a man found in an esky by Queensland police this week is believed to be that of a father-of-four from Napier on New Zealand's North Island. Homicide detectives discovered the body, cut into pieces and shoved into a large esky, in bushland at a house in Edmonton in far north Queensland on Wednesday.

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  13. NZer's body found in chilly binRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Otago Daily Times

    A Napier man has been found "cut into pieces" and stuffed into a chilly bin after detectives discovered the gruesome scene in rural Australia. Queensland police found the grisly remains of Campbell Paterson's body after a public tip-off led them to an area of thick bushland to the south-east of Cairns, in the state's Far North region.

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  14. Kiwi killed, stashed in chilly bin in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The body of a New Zealander father-of-four has reportedly been found cut into pieces and shoved inside a chilly bin in rural northern Queensland. Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said the deceased man was never formally reported missing, however police received a tip-off about a week ago that he may have been in danger. 40 comments

  15. TSB Bank Christmas Series comes to HastingsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Scoop

    TSB Bank has confirmed their support for two very popular Hastings events; 'Christmas in Cornwall Park' and the 'Fiesta of Lights' at Waikoko Gardens. TSB Bank Hastings Branch Manager, Jo Robson says "The TSB Bank Christmas Series was created to link these two iconic events under a common name and to give the people of Hawke's Bay an opportunity to share the festive spirit at two family friendly community events."

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  16. Warm, windy end to the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    The east and north of both islands have the best weather today, as a disturbed westerly flow covers the country, MetService says. Christchurch will have blustery northwesterlies and high cloud, bringing a warm day with an expected high of 26 degrees Celsius.

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  17. Letterbox flyer credited with saving ill husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    Hawke's Bay farmer Jo Cregoe remembers every tiny detail of the week her husband Phil contracted leptospirosis and is adamant without a flyer that arrived in the mailbox the previous week she would have lost him. Phil and Jo Cregoe bought 704ha sheep and beef property Hafton Farm at Waiwhare on the Napier-Taihape road, in 1999 and went on to win the Hawke's Bay Farmer of the Year title in 2004.

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  18. New notice due to fix leaky PwC buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    One of Napier's newest buildings has leaked in the seven years since it was completed, and it still fails to meet Building Code requirements. The four-storey PwC building on the corner of Munroe and Raffles streets was built by Herbert Construction in 2007, but has been plagued by leaks and has never been issued a code compliance certificate.

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  19. Thunder, hail and galesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Thunder, hail, gales and heavy rain are forecast to hit parts of the country today as a disturbed westerly flow covers New Zealand. MetService is warning thunderstorms are possible on the dry plains of Canterbury this afternoon after showers - some heavy with hail - spread north during the morning.

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  20. This artist is all washed upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    For student Gabby Milne-Rodrigues' latest exhibition, she lay on the ground for two hours, covered in washed-up rubbish. She adorned herself with string, empty cans, bottles and plastic wrap found on Napier's Marine Pde Beach to transform herself into a living work of art.

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