Napier, New Zealand Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Manslaughter charge over death of Napier motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The 52-year-old woman, who has interim name suppression, appeared in the Napier District Court today following an ongoing investigation into the death of 69-year-old Aileen MacDonald. Detective Sergeant Darren Pritchard said police and ambulance services were called to an Onekawa address in Napier on December 28. Mrs MacDonald was found with a number of injuries and subsequently passed away in Hawkes Bay Hospital three days later.

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  2. Local School Goes From Strength to StrengthRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Scoop

    The 2015 IFAC Handa New Zealand Singing School opens Wednesday 7th January 2015, and will welcome 72 students and around 35 faculty to Hawke's Bay for an intensive 11 days of study and performance at the Eastern Institute of Technology in Napier. The New Zealand Singing School Trust has run 28 schools for singers from throughout New Zealand with recognisable talent.

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  3. Festival of Song Brings Selection of Music to Hawke's BaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Scoop

    The 2015 Festival of Song concert programme is presented in association with the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and showcases the talent of the 2015 IFAC HANDA New Zealand Singing School students, and features the 2015 Artist in Residence, Robert Tucker. This concert programme accompanies the 2015 IFAC New Zealand Singing School, and gives singing students the opportunity to perform solo, in ensemble or in massed opera or music theatre choruses.

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  4. Napier Born Composer Appointed as Composer in ResidenceRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Scoop

    Napier born David Hamilton is well known to New Zealanders as one of our most successful composers of music in all genres. However, David is best known for his choral works and works for solo voice.

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  5. Woman charged after suspicious Napier deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    A woman has been charged with assault after the suspicious death of a 69-year-old woman in her Napier home. Meanwhile, Palmerston North police are also treating as suspicious the death of a male at an address in Woodville, Southern Hawke's Bay, yesterday.

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  6. Coastal claim stuns Mahia bach ownersRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Scoop

    Mahia bach owners were stunned yesterday to find out that a claim for customary marine title to the foreshore and seabed around Mahia Peninsula could exclude those who are not members of the Rongomaiwahine group with fines of up to $5000 for those who go there without permission. Around 120 bach owners and claimants crammed the Mokotahi Hall 187km north of Napier at 4pm yesterday to hear Hugh Barr of the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of New Zealand explain how the Marine and Coastal Area Act 2011 opened up the entire coastal area to claim by tribal groups.

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  7. Perendales thrive in a 'caressing fragrance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Lambs like the sun says Te Hape B Trust farm manager Ian Valler and he has 20,000 of them needing a good dose of it. It's officially the first day of summer on the 3200-hectare Maori trust-owned farm deep in the King Country, but weeks of daily showers and a nippy wind are more akin to the uncertain weather of early spring.

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  8. Warm, dry day for most of NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Most of the country is in for another warm, dry day today, while the outlook for New Year's Eve has slightly improved, MetService says. As revellers counting down to midnight tomorrow, it will be a race against the clock for the weather to clear before the year ends.

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  9. Ambulance worker Christopher King who preyed on vulnerable women a 'consummate liar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    In a shocking case displaying a total breach of trust, it was revealed how "consummate liar" Christopher King preyed on the sick and injured, and hid behind the protective cloak which was his St John uniform. King, 49, was sentenced this month by Judge Geoff Rea on a total of 13 sex charges to 14-and-a-half years in jail with a non-parole period of eight years.

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  10. Weather: Mainly fine across NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Another mainly fine day is expected across the country but like yesterday some areas are having trouble shaking off the clouds and drizzle. Wellington started the day cloudy and has a risk of morning drizzle, but MetService said it should become fine this afternoon, with a 20 degrees Celsius maximum and northerlies - but not too strong.

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  11. House fire in Hawke's BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Southland Times

    Central fire communications shift manager Murray Dunbar said firefighters from Taradale, Napier and Hastings along with the rural fire service were called to the property in Springfield Rd about 4.45pm.

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  12. Hot and sunny run to ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The anticyclone - bigger than Santa's belly - is sitting over the country and is not planning to leave until the majority of Kiwis get a chance to play with their presents. With MetService predicting the next three days to be full of sunshine, most of the country reaches at least 20 degrees Celsius today.

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  13. Coastal Hazard Under ScrutinyRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | 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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  14. Thieves hit up Hawke's Bay boat ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | 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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  15. Gang member charged over checkpoint hit-and-runRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | 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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  16. Mum's heartbreak - gamer jailed for bashing babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | 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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  17. Man arrested after hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  18. Man arrested for police hit and runRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  19. Man arrested for Hawke's Bay hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  20. Constable injured by hit and run car at breath-testing checkpointRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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