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  1. World Cup 2015: Pak team member blames chaotic schedule for team's underperformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... heir first two matches. Pakistan will next meet the United Arab Emirates in their fourth Pool B match at Napier, New Zealand on Wednesday.


  2. Cake photo use 'malicious' - watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Online watchdog NetSafe says the actions of a company pinged for circulating content from her Facebook page would contravene proposed legislation designed to stamp out cyber bullying. The Human Rights Review Tribunal has ordered Hawke's Bay's NZ Credit Union Baywide to pay former employee Karen Hammond $168,000 for a breach of privacy which caused "severe" humiliation, loss of dignity, injury to feelings and harm to her future career prospects.


  3. 'Shove that down ya cake hole' - employment case responseRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A company has been told to "shove that down ya cake hole" after being forced to pay a humiliated former employee more than $168,000 for its "revenge" driven response to a rude cake. The Human Rights Tribunal has ordered NZ Credit Union Baywide to pay former employee Karen Hammond $168,070.88 in damages for a breach of privacy which caused "severe" humiliation, loss of dignity, injury to feelings and harm to her future career prospects.


  4. Pakistan seek run-rate boostRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Nation

    Pakistan have reached Napier, New Zealand Monday ahead of their match with the UAE on Wednesday with the hope of building on their vital victory against Zimbabwe on Sunday. Pakistan and United Arab Emirates are preparing to face off against one another in the and both are in desperate need of a win.


  5. NZ's dry spell set to continue until at least the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    A northeasterly flow will keep the North Island warm and humid today, with Northland having the best chance of any showers, MetService says. Temperatures will be much lower in the South Island, with the best chance of rain around Westport, although Christchurch and Dunedin received some early morning drizzle.


  6. Napier seeks recall of 'inaccurate' debt reportRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    The Napier City Council is calling on the Local Government Commission to recall a report that found the city was in far worse financial shape than anyone thought. The report was "riddled with inaccurate information - information that is out by more than half a billion dollars", council chief executive Wayne Jack said yesterday.


  7. McCullum shakes arm blow for golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum arrived in Hawke's Bay yesterday bandaged but full of smiles after his heroic innings in the thrilling Cricket World Cup victory over Australia in Auckland on Saturday. The Black Caps are assembling here to prepare for their next match against Afghanistan, at Napier's McLean Park on Sunday.


  8. Labour MP receives $99kRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Otago Daily Times

    New Labour MP Stuart Nash was bankrolled to the tune of $4000 a month by political backers for more than a year leading up to last year's general election. Mr Nash's $99,000 in candidate donations meant his warchest ranked only behind Hone Harawira's $105,000 courtesy of the Kim Dotcom and his Internet Party as being the country's best-funded candidate.


  9. Football: Hawke's Bay recover down southRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    Hawke's Bay United moved closer to clinching an ASB Premiership semi-final berth on Sunday, recording a 2-1 victory over Southern United at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. The visitors were forced to come from behind to do it though, conceding in the opening 60 seconds via Andrew Ridden's strike for Southern.


  10. Ring-fenced debt a $367.90 rates hike?Read the original story

    Saturday | Scoop

    A targeted rate to pay the Hastings District Council's $55.7-million public debt over five years, as implied by the Local Government Commission, could mean an extra $367.90 per year per ratepayer, Hastings Against Amalgamation spokesman Mike Butler said today. A report "Decisions on debt and assets of Hawke's Bay councils", released by Local Government Commission head Basil Morrison on Friday, proposed ring-fencing that would mean loans raised by the current councils would be repaid by their current ratepayers, through a targeted rate in those areas.


  11. Tuesday 3 March 12:15 St Andrew's : How Free is Free Speech?Read the original story

    Saturday | Scoop

    The recent massacre of staff of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris has reminded us of the wide range of standards applied to the question of how free can free speech be, especially in the context of satire. In an attempt to offer a balanced view, we have invited our Chief Human Rights commissioner, David Rutherford, to clarify for us the standards required by the lay in New Zealand.


  12. Stockcar star Brett Loveridge injured in Napier-Taupo crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter responds to a serious crash between a ute and a logging truck at the Te Pohue summit on the Napier-Taupo Road. A New Zealand stockcar star is in a stable condition in Waikato Hospital after being seriously injured in a crash on Friday morning.


  13. Stockcar ace fights for lifeRead the original story

    Saturday | The Otago Daily Times

    One of New Zealand's best stockcar drivers is fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a crash with a logging truck while travelling to the national teams championship in Rotorua. Brett Loveridge, 23, of the Meeanee Maulers stockcar team, was airlifted to hospital in Hastings by the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter.


  14. Dragons fans fired up after being thousands of dollars out of pocket with game switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Canberra Times

    ... paid for accommodation and flights to travel south for the clash, which has been moved from AAMI Park to Napier, New Zealand. NRL head of football Todd Greenberg boasted fans had certainty planning ahead when the draw for this season was announced ...


  15. Rally against TPPA in HastingsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Scoop

    With the final negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement expected to be taking place in March, and with widespread community concern about threats this secret deal poses to New Zealand's sovereignty, a rally is being held onSaturday, 7 March at 12 noon in Civic Square, Hastings, as part of a nation-wide Day of Action on stopping the TPPA. Rally organisers Maxine Boag and Ngatai Huata will be joined by a range of speakers from community organisations, workplaces, unions and political parties as well as individuals who believe that the signing of the TPPA is a mistake.


  16. Melbourne Storm CEO Mark Evans says Napier game needed to boost financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Age

    ... Storm's surprise announcement it will move its July 25 home game against St George Illawarra Dragons to Napier, New Zealand, after receiving a superior financial offer. The Storm said the deal was for one season, but the club had not ruled out ...


  17. Napier-Taupo crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Southland Times

    Five people have been injured, one seriously, in a crash between a car and a logging truck on the Napier-Taupo Road this morning. One person in the car was seriously injured and was flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital by rescue helicopter.


  18. Decisions on debt and assets of Hawke's Bay councilsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Scoop

    The Local Government Commission has confirmed its decisions on how to treat the debt and assets of Hawke's Bay councils, in the event they are formed into one council for the region. In late 2013 the Commission proposed that the debt of each of the four city and district councils should be ring-fenced to the area where it was incurred, for six years after the transition to a new council.


  19. Hard cash behind Melbourne Storm's trip to Napier, nothing elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    The glamour club had been seriously looking at the option of staging a match in New Zealand, without quite securing the deal to turn that into a reality. That was until the Napier City Council entered the fray and now the Storm will host St George Illawarra at McLean Park on July 25. "It looked a longshot if I'm honest but it all stacked up in the end," Storm chief executive Mark Evans said.


  20. Early Success for Pathway to Pulse ProgrammeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scoop

    Netball Central Zone's Pathway to Pulse programme has produced some good results in its first year, with three out the seven players chosen from the zone to trial for New Zealand Secondary Schools involved in this new initiative. The programme targets players who could potentially play for the Mojo Pulse in one to three years' time and gives them the opportunity to experience the elite environment of franchise netball.