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  1. Hawkes Bay: Fun in the Bay, any timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    The home of sunshine has a lot of activities to offer away from the usual charms of beach and blue sky, writes Julie Haines. Sunny Napier and the surrounding region is famous for its outdoor activities, summer concerts and gannet tours but there's also plenty to keep visitors entertained on days when you'd rather be indoors.

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  2. First Safer Boating Week gets the message acrossRead the original story

    Thursday | Scoop

    Real-life survival stories during New Zealand's first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says. Safer Boating Week has run since 17 October to coincide with the lead-up to Labour Weekend, the traditional start to the recreational boating season.

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  3. Pack power sets up Manawatu backs for pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    In an ideal world, tonight's Championship rugby final would be pitting two of the finer fullbacks in the land this season against one another. Manawatu will have their hot stepper, Nehe Milner-Skudder, but Hawke's Bay have lost their player-of-the-year candidate, Richard Buckman.

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  4. Teacher jailed for abusing pupilsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Otago Daily Times

    A Hawke's Bay music, drama and maths teacher and musician with a classroom career dating back 40 years has been sentenced to three years and four months jail for molesting nine of his female pupils at Havelock North Primary School. Charles John Michael Harter, 63, was sentenced by Judge David Cameron today in Napier District Court, having pleaded guilty to all charges on September 2, just three weeks after being charged.

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  5. Hardie wins Stags award againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Southland Times

    STANDOUT: Southland flanker John Hardie is tackled by two Hawke's Bay players during an ITM Cup match at Napier's McLean Park earlier this month. Southland flanker John Hardie has won the Stags player of the year award for the second year in a row.

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  6. Museum storage solution no closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Southland Times

    Hawke's Bay museum collection is no closer to finding a home, with Napier City Council having made no progress on designing a proposed storage building. Extra storage is needed to accommodate most of the $44 million collection after the council's new museum and gallery MTG Hawke's Bay was found to be too small.

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  7. Officials 'remiss on falling fish numbers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Concerned recreational fishermen say the number of fish in Hawke's Bay has plummeted in recent years because of commercial overfishing and a lax approach by governments. Their claim comes just weeks after a massive bust at Hawke's Bay Seafoods, which is alleged to have been exporting far more fish than it was recording as caught.

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  8. Two suffer from extensive burns after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    Two people have been taken to Middlemore Hospital in Auckland after turning up to the Papakura police station with extensive burns. Around the same time, the Fire Service had been called to a shed fire on Kerry Place, about 2km away from the police station.

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  9. Bruce Wills new Guthrie-Smith Tutira trusteeRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Scoop

    Bruce Wills, farmer, owner of Trelinnoe Park north of Napier, and former national president of Federated Farmers NZ, has joined the Board of Guthrie-Smith Tutira. With a strong and active interest in environmental matters, Mr Wills has returned to live in Hawke's Bay fulltime and says that he is keen to add his expertise to the Board responsible for the 90 hectare Arboretum and education centre at Tutira.

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  10. We're hunting MagpiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Manawatu Standard

    Nehe Milner-Skudder en route to one of the tries of the season in the Championship semifinal win over Southland on Saturday. After semifinals like Saturday's in the wet, it paid to celebrate the outcome and remember the Turbos can play way better.

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  11. Goodtime Pies invests heavily in bakery and its staffRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Scoop

    Goodtime Pies, one of New Zealand's largest manufacturers and distributors of pies has recently invested almost $3M in its Hawke's Bay bakery, through plant upgrades and staff training to keep it ahead of the rest and to bring it up to export standard. In 2012, Goodtime spent more than $660,000 on a new freezer complex which gives it the capacity to hold 275 pallets of frozen pies, sausage rolls and savouries.

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  12. Veteran settling in as new Hutt police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Dominion Post

    PROMINENT PAST: New Hutt Valley top cop Sean Hansen is a veteran of high-profile murders and sieges, one of which involved the shooting of his ex-wife. Hutt Valley's new police chief has investigated some of the country's most prominent murders and biggest tragedies, but does not see his new job as a shift down in gear.

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  13. King rules again at Poverty Bay ShowRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Scoop

    World record holder and former Golden Shears champion shearer Dion King showed he still has the winning touch when he claimed his fifth Poverty Bay A and P Shears Open title in Gisborne yesterday. King, 39, has shorn 11 Poverty Bay Shears Open finals since 2001, his victory yesterday by just a quarter-point from fellow Hawke's Bay shearer and 2010 Golden Shears and World champion Cam Ferguson, of Waipawa, following previous wins in the event in 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012.

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  14. Henare makes it three-in-a-row at GisborneRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Scoop

    New Master Woolhandler Joel Henare continued an unbeaten start to the new shearing sports season with a triumphant homecoming in Gisborne yesterday, thanks to an aunt who shouted the air fare, and a friend who put him up for the night. Based in the South Island but originally from Gisborne, the 22-year-old father-of-two won the Poverty Bay A and P Show open title for a third year in a row.

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  15. Toulon Too Good in GisborneRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Scoop

    It may have been Toulon NZPH's first grand prix, but the big Hawke's Bay bred chestnut didn't let that hold him back. In the hands of Bridget Hansen the eight-year-old headed home a quality field to take the honours in the Country TV Horse Grand Prix at the Gisborne A and P Show.

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  16. Mobile charges fall to all-time lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    BETTER VALUE: Lower mobile phone costs make it easy for families like the Johnstons to have multiple phones. From left: Madison Johnston, 12, Vanessa Hatton, Brandon Johnston, 14, and AJ Johnston .

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  17. ITM Cup: Magpies secure finals berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Magpies are into their third ITM Cup Championship final in four seasons, though nothing came easy for them in this gnarly first semifinal. Hawke's Bay gradually asserted themselves over the visiting Northland Taniwha to the tune of 26-21 at Napier's McLean Park.

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  18. Courtesy needed in Pandora PondRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Scoop

    Everyone who uses Pandora Pond in Napier for recreation or sport needs to consider other users, says Harbourmaster Phil Norman. "There is increasing concern about the amount of use the Pond is getting for all sorts of water sports, and of the potential for an accident to occur, so we need to alert people of the need to consider other users," he says.

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  19. New JAKOB album Sines released to international anticipationRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Scoop

    One might expect a band's return to the spotlight following an eight year hiatus to be a little quiet. Not so when it comes to New Zealand's world-renowned post-rock trio Jakob.

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  20. Interest keen to work in new Bay contact centreRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Scoop

    When Kiwibank opened its recruitment campaign for the first batch of Hastings-based regional office roles this week, there were over 600 possible candidates primed to apply. Over 750 people responded to a social media campaign run by Business Hawke's Bay, Hastings District Council, Napier City Council, EIT and Ministry of Social Development to develop a 'big picture' view of the potential employee pool, and what level of customer service experience exists within the region.

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