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  1. Sir Ian Botham to take part in Legends of CricketRead the original story

    Friday | Scoop

    One of the true legends of cricket, Sir Ian "Beefy" Botham, will be part of an all-star cricket match with a difference in Hawke's Bay next month. The Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match, to be played on 25 February, will feature many cricket heroes from days gone by.

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  2. Again, Accused Taggers Should Reconsider Tagging the CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lowering the Bar

    In covering some of these stories, I sometimes wonder whether I am potentially helping to deter future conduct of that kind or possibly just encouraging it. It depends a lot on what the particular conduct is, of course.

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  3. Tagger who 'led with chin' gets month's jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dominion Post

    When he appeared on Thursday, Adeane said anyone caught tagging in Hawke's Bay would get "short shrift", and to tag a courthouse was "really leading with your chin". On the afternoon of January 8, a court security guard was looking at CCTV screens and observed Kelliher lean over the balcony of the court foyer and use a sharp object to scratch words into the wall.

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  4. Getting what he deservesRead the original story

    Thursday | Kiwiblog

    Tagging the foyer of the court housing a judge known for his loathing of taggers is not the smartest thing to do. It's an observation Adam Kelliher might have been considering as he spent last night in a prison cell after appearing before Judge Tony Adeane in Napier District Court yesterday.

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  5. Adam Kelliher faces sentencing for tagging court foyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    Tagging the foyer of the court housing a judge known for his loathing of taggers is not the smartest thing to do. It's an observation Adam Kelliher might have been considering as he spent last night in a prison cell after appearing before Judge Tony Adeane in Napier District Court yesterday.

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  6. Tattoos could identify mystery bodyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Otago Daily Times

    Distinctive tattoos on a man found dead in an alleyway in central Napier this week could help to identify him. Police say they are not treating the man's death as suspicious, but they have not been able to identify him since his body was found on Monday.

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  7. Carjackers speed off with three years of victim's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Rupert Ellis-Jones had his white 1992 Subaru Impreza containing vital papers for his engineering apprenticeship carjacked as he sat at the Awatoto lookout. Photo / Paul Taylor Being threatened with a sharpened screwdriver was not the worst part of a violent carjacking for Hawke's Bay trainee engineer Rupert Ellis-Jones - it was losing crucial paperwork needed to finish his apprenticeship.

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  8. Opportunity for Update on 'The Big Six'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Scoop

    Hawke's Bay Regional Council is hosting a late afternoon tea meeting onWednesday 28 January giving an update on how public comments made on The Big Six priorities late last year are being incorporated into the Long Term Plan for the region. The meeting is on Wednesday 28 January at 5.15 - 6.30pm in HBRC's Council Chamber, Dalton St, Napier.

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  9. Muggy north, showery southRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A warm, humid day lies ahead for much of the North Island while showers will touch most areas in the south, MetService says. Disturbed southwesterlies will ease across the country today as a ridge of high pressure gradually moves in from the Tasman Sea, the forecaster says.

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  10. Football: Second half gets Auckland City homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland City moved to within two points of ASB Premiership leaders Team Wellington on Sunday after three second half goals secured a 3-0 win over Hawke's Bay United at Bluewater Stadium in Napier. Following the scoreless first period in which both sides had opportunities but could not convert, Emiliano Tade got Auckland City off the mark in the 58th minute from the penalty spot after David Browne had been brought down by Hawke's Bay 'keeper Josh Hill in the area.

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  11. Auckland City close gap on Team Wellington with 3-0 win over Hawke's Bay UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    Auckland City moved to within two points of ASB Premiership leaders Team Wellington on Sunday after three second half goals secured a 3-0 win over Hawke's Bay United at Bluewater Stadium in Napier. Following the scoreless first period in which both sides had opportunities but could not convert, Emiliano Tade got Auckland City off the mark in the 58th minute from the penalty spot after David Browne had been brought down by Hawke's Bay goalkeeper Josh Hill in the area.

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  12. Detention at crim's padRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | The Otago Daily Times

    A woman who was ordered to stay out of Hawke's Bay during a 10-month home-detention sentence imposed a week before Christmas has been bunking-down at the home of a prolific criminal near Napier after an apparent gaffe by a probation officer. Appearing in Napier District Court on December 18 for sentence on blackmail, kidnapping and robbery charges, Sara Jane Skeet, 54, was granted home detention to an address outside of Hawke's Bay.

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  13. Dry and hot Friday for mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Rain was falling on the West Coast early today but the rest of the country might be lucky to get a passing shower to interrupt the dry summer. Inland parts of Canterbury, Otago and Southland are expected to get northwesterly gales this morning, with showers possible later, MetService says.

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  14. Festival of Hockey Expands in 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Scoop

    The 2015 Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey will see 80 games of hockey played over 13 days with 28 teams participating at venues in Hastings and Napier. The event organiser, HBSEEC, today announced that the dates for this year's Festival would be April 7 to 19 with games being hosted at both the Regional Sports Park in Hastings and Park Island in Napier.

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  15. Kiwi expat dies on UK mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Cumbria police confirmed the body of former Napier man Michael Flanagan had been found on the Cumbrian mountain of Helvellyn on Monday, BBC reported. He had been missing for four days after telling hotel staff in Windermere, 130 kilometres north of Manchester, that he intended to walk up the mountain on January 8. The 45-year-old, who lived in London with his wife and young son, was found after a massive search involving more than 60 mountain rescue team members.

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  16. Missing Hawke's Bay man's body found in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tributes are flooding in for a Hawke's Bay man who was found dead on a mountain in northern England this week, after he had been missing for four days. United Kingdom police yesterday confirmed a body found on Helvellyn, a mountain in the English lake District, was that of 45-year-old Michael Flanagan, originally from Napier.

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  17. Business Hub brings advice, support, co-funded initiativesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Scoop

    "How can we help you?" is the motivating influence behind the establishment of a Business Hub to help grow business in Hawke's Bay. Eight organisations providing support to businesses have signed up for the Business Hub and will be moving into a purpose-designed shared premise in what was the former Big Save premise in Ossian Street, Ahuriri.

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  18. Greasy clean-up as fatty blobs float ashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    Napier City Council staff clean up an area of Pandora off Thames St in Napier after a spill of fat and grease got into local waterways. Photo / Paul Taylor Globs of fat spilled on to the road, into drains and the Ahuriri Estuary in Hawke's Bay on Monday afternoon after a truck carrying a tankful of fat ruptured a valve, leaking 6000kg to 8000kg of fat.

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  19. Mystery of unmarked grave solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Nelson Mail

    The unveiling ceremony of Margeuerite Adria Kelly's headstone at Rototai Cemetery in Takaka on Saturday. Kelly's niece Christine Davey with her aunt's plaque.

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  20. Honoured after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Southland Times

    Shortly before she died, Janet Paku heard a whisper that she would be getting an award to recognise her lifetime of devotion to the Catholic Church. Sadly, the 75-year-old from Napier never found out about the papal honour.

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