Napier, New Zealand Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Medic on trial for 4 sexual assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | EMS1

    A Hawke's Bay ambulance officer used laughing gas to drug a teenage girl in the back of an ambulance before molesting her, a crown lawyer says. Christopher Roger King, 47, a former St John Ambulance officer from Waipukurau, is on trial at Napier District Court for assaulting four women aged from 15 to 57. He has been charged with stupefaction, indecent assault, sexual violation, and making an intimate visual recording of a 15-year-old girl while taking her to Waipawa in an ambulance, between January 2010 and July 2013.

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  2. Medic on trial for 4 sexual assultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | EMS1

    A Hawke's Bay ambulance officer used laughing gas to drug a teenage girl in the back of an ambulance before molesting her, a crown lawyer says. Christopher Roger King, 47, a former St John Ambulance officer from Waipukurau, is on trial at Napier District Court for assaulting four women aged from 15 to 57. He has been charged with stupefaction, indecent assault, sexual violation, and making an intimate visual recording of a 15-year-old girl while taking her to Waipawa in an ambulance, between January 2010 and July 2013.

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  3. Sex-accused ambulance officer 'gassed patients'Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    An ambulance officer who is facing eight sex charges had gassed his patients and relied on them "trusting a member of St John," a Crown prosecutor says. Christopher Roger King, 47, was a St John officer based in Waipukurau and is on trial in the Napier District Court accused of indecent assault, sexual violation, stupefaction and making an intimate visual recording of four complainants, including a 15-year-old girl.

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  4. Firm's closure may hit clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A Hastings building company has gone into voluntary liquidation, with some customers concerned they may be left out of pocket. Mercy Renovators which boasted more than 20,000 house renovations over more than 20 years, was last week put into liquidation.

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  5. Council changes direction on beach erosion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Dominion Post

    Documents obtained by The Dominion Post indicate that Napier City Council is no longer looking at building an H-shaped breakwater at Westshore. The council last year lodged a third resource consent application with Hawke's Bay Regional Council to build the structure, which was intended to reduce erosion.

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  6. Fijian man to do 60km pack march in NZRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Fiji Times

    FORMER New Zealand army infantry soldier and Vatukoula-raised Fijian Jonathan Foster will next month take part in a 60km pack march through Napier, New Zealand, to raise funds to give to families of fallen heroes in New Zealand. Mr Foster, 27, told The Fiji Times yesterday that as a former NZ Army infantry soldier himself, he was keen on raising funds to help the families of fallen soldiers live their lives with less financial burdens.

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  7. $40m bid to resurrect derelict hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Two New Zealand companies have submitted a $40 million plan to restore an infamous Rarotonga resort once linked to the mafia and subject to a local curse. Auckland-based Mirage Group Ltd and Napier builder Herbert Construction NZ Ltd have lodged an Environmental Impact Assessment with a Cook Islands Government agency seeking approval to turn the derelict Sheraton Hotel site into a five star resort.

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  8. Nurse censured for relationship with patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    A Napier nurse that had an inappropriate relationship with a mental health patient has been censured and had his registration cancelled. Craig Darren Kurth, who at the time worked for the Hawke's Bay District Health Board, befriended the 25-year-old patient on the day she was discharged from a mental health unit in October 2012, the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal says.

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  9. Nurse's registration cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Southland Times

    A Napier nurse that had an inappropriate relationship with a mental health patient has been censured and had his registration cancelled. Craig Darren Kurth, who at the time worked for the Hawke's Bay District Health Board, befriended the 25-year-old patient on the day she was discharged from a mental health unit in October 2012, the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal says.

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  10. Drake, BOSS Group to Bring Growth to Hawke's Bay & WairarapaRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Scoop

    Drake New Zealand, the recruitment and talent management solutions company, announced that it has acquired Napier and Masterton-based BOSS Group. "There is so much synergy between BOSS Group's mission to provide a consultancy service for recruitment as well as leading edge human resource, training and business services and Drake's vision to expand their recruitment and talent management solutions operations nationally.

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  11. Halloween skies mostly greyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Taranaki Daily News

    Eastern areas are expected to stay dry for Halloween today, but Hawke's Bay and Gisborne will also be in for a bit of a blast. For the rest of the country it's looking like a pretty ho-hum sort of Friday.

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  12. New Chairman appointed to Napier PortRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Scoop

    Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company Ltd has appointed local businessman Alasdair MacLeod as the new Chairman of Napier Port . Mr MacLeod is a self-employed consultant, with specialist skills in strategy facilitation, economic development strategy and business growth.

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  13. Drugs and guns seized in Hawke's BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    A two-and-a-half month operation in Hawke's Bay has culminated with police seizing $175,000 worth of methamphetamine and $310,000 in cash. A 53-year-old man has appeared in court charged with supplying methamphetamine and was remanded in custody to appear again in the Napier District Court next month.

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  14. HB meth operation nets cash and firearmsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Scoop

    Hawke's Bay Police have seized $175,000 worth of methamphetamine and $310,000 in cash after the termination of a major drug operation this week. The two and half month operation focussed on the supply of methamphetamine in the Eastern District.

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  15. Capitalising on a perfect partnership on-farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    A HANDFUL: Peter Tod has a firm hold of this ram, a true-to-type, open-faced, long-backed ram destined for the East Coast hill country. Rambunctious is the best name for this ram.

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  16. HB Home & Garden Show Celebrating 25 Years of SuccessRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Scoop

    Back in 1989, there were just 60 exhibitors, but since then the event has tripled in size. Jade Promotions, the Hawke's Bay-based, family-run business that organises the Show, has grown too.

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  17. Mountain Bike Event at TA tiraRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Scoop

    The event is being run by Hawke's Bay Regional Council with support from the Hawke's Bay Mountain Bike Club. Starting at 10am, the event goes from Lake TA tira campground and will use mostly existing tracks and trails in TA tira Regional Park, usually open to walkers only.

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  18. Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines show for Havelock NorthRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Scoop

    Sol3 Mio are delighted to announce that they will now play a second outdoor "Christmas in the Vines" concert. The new show will be at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North on Friday 19th December and it will have a seasonal theme.

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  19. Man still sought after alleged attempted drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Police are continuing to hunt for a man, named as Jason Taki-McLeod, who allegedly tried to drown a 20-year-old woman in Napier. The woman turned up shoeless, wet, battered and bruised at the The Rose Irish pub in central Napier during the weekend.

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  20. Police hunt for man after alleged drowning attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    The hunt continues for a man who allegedly tried to drown a 20-year-old woman in Napier in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said the woman is now safe and being looked after she turned up shoeless, wet, battered and bruised at the door of the The Rose Irish pub, whose manager Vanessa Zietsman called police.

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