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  1. Coastal Hazard Under ScrutinyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Scoop

    Work has begun on a strategy to assess coastal hazards and risk management options along the Hawke's Bay coast between Tangoio and Clifton through to the year 2120. The strategy will consider the shift in risks associated with climate change, sea level rise, coastal erosion, storm surge inundation and tsunami.

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  2. Thieves hit up Hawke's Bay boat ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Police recorded several thefts from boats parked on land at the Napier sailing club and from properties in Onekawa, Ahuriri and Greenmeadows at the weekend. Fishing gear, fuel tanks and batteries were taken, and an outboard motor was stolen from a boat in Kairakau Rd in central Hawke's Bay.

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  3. Gang member charged over checkpoint hit-and-runRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A Black Power gang member has been charged with wounding a police officer after he allegedly ran him down at an alcohol checkpoint. Robert James Richards, 28, entered no plea to a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm when he appeared in Napier District Court today.

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  4. Mum's heartbreak - gamer jailed for bashing babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    A Hawke's Bay mother is heartbroken and feels punished after her video gaming partner bashed and critically injured their baby boy, an act described as "a complete horror story". Waipukurau man Devon Ashley Bird, 21, appeared in Napier District Court yesterday for sentencing after pleading guilty to ill-treating a child and causing grievous bodily harm with reckless disregard last month.

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  5. Man arrested after hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    On late Thursday night or early Friday morning, a motorist drove a car into the policeman at a roadside checkpoint. The driver sped off and crashed 2km away away.

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  6. Man arrested for police hit and runRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Scoop

    A 28-year-old Napier man was arrested last night in relation to the hit and run of a Hawke's Bay police officer on Thursdaynight. Robbie Richards was sought by police as he had connections to the silver Honda CRV that was involved in the incident, where the police officer was hit by a vehicle at a drink-driving checkpoint.

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  7. Man arrested for Hawke's Bay hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    He was connected to the silver Honda which hit a police officer at a drink-driving checkpoint on Thursday night. The constable remains in Hawkes Bay Hospital in a stable condition with leg injuries and cuts to the face and arm.

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  8. Constable injured by hit and run car at breath-testing checkpointRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scoop

    News from NZ Police A Hawke's Bay constable is in hospital after being hit by a car early this morning when he was working in a breath-testing team. The constable was hit by a car around 12.30am on Farndon Rd, Clive.

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  9. Gang member on the run after cop hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A Black Power gang member accused of running down a police officer at a checkpoint in Hawke's Bay is still on the run. The police constable was hit about 12.30am this morning while staffing a drink-driving checkpoint in Clive, near the intersection of State Highway 2 and Farndon Rd. Police believe Robbie Richards, of Napier, may have been the driver of a silver Honda CRV that turned off the highway and on to Farndon Rd in order to avoid the checkpoint.

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  10. Promising Student Wins Airport ScholarshipRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scoop

    EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawke's Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year. The airport company is providing scholarship funding for promising students over the next five years, recognising EIT tourism and travel students' assistance with an airport survey undertaken in May. Over eight days, second-year diploma students questioned 1000 passengers on their views of the terminal building to help guide the company with future planning.

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  11. 'A complete horror story'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Otago Daily Times

    A computer gamer who bashed and critically injured his baby boy has been sentenced to jail for the act described as "a complete horror story". Waipukurau man Devon Ashley Bird, 21, appeared in Napier District Court this morning for sentencing after pleading guilty to ill-treating a child and causing grievous bodily harm with reckless disregard last month.

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  12. Police hit and run driver soughtRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scoop

    Police are continuing their investigation into the hit and run of a Hawke's Bay police officer, who remains in a stable condition in Hawke's Bay Hospital. The constable was hit by a car around 12.30am this morning on Farndon Rd, Clive when he was working as part of a team breath-testing drivers.

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  13. 1931 Earthquake Survivors Afternoon TeaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scoop

    Afternoon tea will again be served to survivors of the 1931 Hawke's Bay Earthquake at a special event in February. "We are looking forward to hosting our special guests, the senior citizens from across Hawke's Bay who survived this life changing event, and helping them to meet old friends and share memories," says Napier City Deputy Mayor Faye White, who coordinates the event.

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  14. Ex-ambo driver jailed over sex offencesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Otago Daily Times

    A sexual predator and disgraced former St John officer has today been sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison. Christopher Roger King, 49, who claimed he was the unluckiest ambulance officer in the country, was sentenced this morning by Judge Geoff Rea at the Napier District Court on a total of 13 sex charges.

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  15. Cricket legends to play in Art Deco exhibition matchRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Scoop

    Today Hawke's Bay Tourism announced their plans to host a "Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match" to coincide with ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 celebrations in Hawke's Bay. Scheduled for Wednesday 25th February, this New Zealand first will take the form of "New Zealand Vs the Rest of the World" and will include some of the all-time playing greats of yesteryear as well as some talented youngsters and other special guests.

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  16. Sun takes a Christmas holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Dominion Post

    MetService's long-range outlook, which the forecaster is the first to admit can be unreliable so far out, is predicting showers with northerly winds for December 25 in the capital. With the exception of a fine, clear day today, rain and showers are forecast for every day in the lead-up to Christmas except for this Saturday, which is thought to be cloudy with northwesterlies.

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  17. Port of Napier full year profit rises 14% to record as more cargo crosses wharvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NBR Newsroom

    Port of Napier posted a 14 percent gain in annual profit to a record after increasing container and bulk cargo volumes, allowing New Zealand's fourth-largest container port to increase dividends to its Hawke's Bay Regional Council owner. Profit rose to $13.4 million in the 12 months ended Sept.

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  18. Southern Student Attracted to Hawkea s Bay Lifestyl...Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Scoop

    From Southland, Melissa Whitefield is so taken with her life in Hawkes Bay that she aims to settle here once she finishes her studies. From Southland, Melissa Whitefield is so taken with her life in Hawke's Bay that she aims to settle here once she finishes her studies.

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  19. A Homecoming for EIT's New Deputy HeadRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Scoop

    Mark Oldershaw says it will feel like returning home when he moves to Hawke's Bay to take up his new role as deputy chief executive at the Eastern Institute of Technology. Chief executive of the Industry Training Federation for the last three years, Mark starts in his new position in mid-February.

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  20. MH370: Still hoping for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Press On-Line

    But eight months on from the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, no debris has been found. No conclusion reached.

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