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  1. Tim Thatcher at MTGRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Give me shelter offers Hawke's Bay audiences their first serious introduction to works by contemporary artist Tim Thatcher, now resident in Napier. Since graduating from Elam School of Fine Art in 2006 with a Master's degree in Fine Arts, Thatcher has developed a strong interest in paint and the possibilities of the painted surface.


  2. Police name man in fatal Hastings crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Dominion Post

    Police have named the man who died after a crash between his car and another carrying a family in Hastings on Sunday. The child, from the second car, was critically injured and remained in Auckland's Starship children's hospital but was set to recover, Senior Constable Corey Ubels said.


  3. Napier City Rovers in a Central league of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Manawatu Standard

    In the scheme of things, Palmerston North Marist's football clash with Lower Hutt next weekend is more vital than Saturday's was against the hot Napier City Rovers outfit at Memorial Park. Lower Hutt are sitting eighth and the following week Marist play 10th-placed Tawa AFC in their final two games in the round robin, both must-wins for sixth-placed Marist.


  4. Manuka Seminar in Napier A SuccessRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Scoop

    An enthusiastic crowd of 280 people filled Napier's War Memorial Centre last week on 6 May for the seminar about mA nuka on marginal land. Following a similar seminar in Masterton last year, Hawke's Bay Regional Council and Woodnet organised a broader focused seminar to encourage local landowners to consider mA nuka as an economic crop for biomedical and food uses.


  5. Hawke's Bay worst for knee opsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 |

    Hawke's Bay's health board is the worst in the country when it comes to the number of elective knee replacements it performs per head of population. Health Ministry figures released last week, which measure all 20 DHB's against a national average over the period from July 2014 to March this year, show that HBDHB ranks last for total knee replacements when measured on a per capita basis.


  6. Shanghai Pengxin shoulders through NZ's agribusiness doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Southland Times

    Lochinver. A name to inspire poetry, a sight for jaded eyes. Draped in autumn sunlight, its vast western hillsides stand out even against the rawboned scenic majesty of the volcanic plateau that is its home.


  7. Transport minister Simon Bridges to cover gorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Manawatu Standard

    Road works and upgrades continue on the Saddle Road between Ashhurst and Woodville. The road is an important link between the Manawatu and Tararua regions when the Manawatu Gorge is closed.


  8. Manawatu on the hunt for props and first-fivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Manawatu Standard

    That is reflected in the selections made by Manawatu coaches Jason O'Halloran and Jeremy Cotter in their first wider squad named on Friday. Losing Highlanders prop Ma'afu Fia for the season with his smashed knee and first-five Jade Te Rure picking up a $200,000 contract with the Scottish Rugby Union forced the coaches to start exploring.


  9. Ground floor of Hastings landmark for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The New Zealand Herald

    The ground floor of the former Hawke's Bay Farmers Co-op department store building at 124 Market St North, Hastings is for sale. The ground level of the historic three-storey former Hawke's Bay Farmers Co-Op building, on the corner of Hasting's Market St North and Queen St in Hastings, has been placed on the market for sale.


  10. Hawke's Bay happy to have Zac Guildford home, back playing for MagpiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 |

    Former All Blacks wing Zac Guildford is keen on a return to Hawke's Bay after cutting ties with Clermont. Zac Guildford could be back in a Hawke's Bay jersey this year but his homecoming is understood to be based purely on returning to a safe, secure, comfortable environment.


  11. Smokefreerockquest a " Hawkes Bay heats resultsRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | Scoop

    Aspiring teen musicians conquered their nerves and played their songs at the local Smokefreerockquest heats, held on Sunday at Napier Boys High School; where the top 12 bands and solo-duos in Hawkes Bay were selected to go through to the regional final. Over 650 bands and solo/duos will go through regional heats and finals in 24 towns from Invercargill to Kaitaia between now and 2 July.


  12. Another fine autumn day on the way for mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 |

    Another nice autumn day is on the way for most of the country after a pleasant weekend, but the threat of big winds and heavy rain lurk on the horizon. MetService expects just about everyone to stay dry and warm enough for Monday.


  13. Jets break six-game losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 |

    After losing their fist six gases in a row, the Jets picked up their first win, beating the Bay Hawks 101-90 at Napier on Saturday night. The Jets have promised to deliver, but haven't done so this season, but against Hawke's Bay, who had two wins and two losses before tonight, they came out firing.


  14. $6m project to fight stoats and ferretsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Otago Daily Times

    A new $6 million environmental restoration project will use a wireless network to trap stoats and ferrets in Hawke's Bay. The Cape to City project, launched officially at the Napier War Memorial Conference Centre last night, will use low-cost predator control across 26,000ha of farmland between Waimarama and Havelock North.


  15. Farmers back a pioneering environmental restoration projectRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Scoop

    Hawke's Bay farmers are getting in behind a New Zealand first environmental restoration project, which has just been launched in Napier. The Cape to City project is a world-leading programme, which will aim to achieve a predator free Hawke's Bay.


  16. Transport Plans show forward thinkingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Scoop

    Hawke's Bay Regional Council today adopted the region's Land Transport, and Public Transport plans which prioritise core projects and investment over the coming ten years. Regional Transport Committee chair and HBRC Councillor Alan Dick was pleased with the work behind these plans and the focus they deliver to improve transport and connectivity outcomes for Hawke's Bay.


  17. Improving weather trend for the rest of the weekRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Scoop

    After a wet and windy start to the week, the weather should gradually improve and become mostly fine by the time the weekend rolls around. "There is still a bit of the wet stuff around for the next couple of days, but the trend is for fine weather to dominate by the end of the week," commented MetService meteorologist Stephen Glassey.


  18. Hawke's Bay – a bike friendly regionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Scoop

    Whether you love BMX and pump tracks, mountain bike parks, country roads, the iWay or our trails, Hawke's Bay is set to become the most bike-friendly region in the country. A new draft Hawke's Bay Regional Cycle Plan is being released for public comment this week and its focus potentially cements the region as the cycling capital of New Zealand.


  19. Mainly fine Friday for countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    A magnificent autumn day in store for Wellington should encourage a big crowd to line central city streets for the centenary Anzac parade, featuring Peter Jackson's collection of wartime vehicles. Much of the country should enjoy similar excellent weather on Friday, with some exceptions in the north east and south.


  20. House stripped while woman visits dying grandfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    A woman visiting Rotorua to be with her dying grandfather discovered her Hawke's Bay house was "stripped" by thieves in her absence, her family says. Rewa Morrison said her granddaughter Chevy Lee Morrison was staying in Rotorua because her husband, Tamehana Morrison, was ill in a hospice.