Napier, New Zealand Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Napier: Free Boat Safety Check on SundayRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Scoop

    The checks are a Boat Safety Week event. Boat Safety Week runs 17-27 October and is organised by the National Pleasure Boat Safety Forum with Maritime NZ.

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  2. 100 jobs to go at Heinz Wattie'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Dominion Post

    Production workers could be affected by Heinz Wattie's plans to cut 100 jobs across the country, a union says. The food manufacturer employs up to 1670 people at peak season in Hastings with more staff based in Auckland and Christchurch.

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  3. A Trio of Tale TellersRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Scoop

    Award winning American author Cheryl Pearl Sucher will be joined by New Zealand authors Rachael King and Tim Wilson at East Pier Hotel on Saturday 8 November at 5pm. Sheryl Reed, chairperson of the Writers in Wineries Charitable Trust says the evening of literary pleasure called A Trio of Tale Tellers provides Hawke's Bay readers the opportunity to hear and meet three acclaimed writers in a relaxed environment.

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  4. Jobs canned at Heinz Wattie'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The food manufacturer, which employs 500 people in Hastings, and 1100 more in Auckland and Christchurch, could not confirm redundancy numbers for Hawke's Bay, and the figure of 100 for New Zealand was an estimate, spokesman Paul Hemsley said last night. A total of 245 jobs would be cut from a workforce of 2700 across New Zealand, Australia and Papua New Guinea, he said.

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  5. New Boat Safety Education for Hawke's Bay SchoolsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Scoop

    A new boat safety education programme is being offered to Hawke's Bay primary and intermediate schools in early summer by the Harbourmaster. It is a first for Hawke's Bay schools.

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  6. Bowker says Nash knew of reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Kiwiblog

    A story in Hawke's Bay Today has revelations that appear to have been overlooked by other media. They report : A Wellington businessman has challenged Napier MP Stuart Nash 's claims that a report into starting a new political party by National Party and Dirty Politics figure Simon Lusk was commissioned without his knowledge.

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  7. Death By Chocolate! A Tremains Art Deco Weekend eventRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Scoop

    Napier's local funeral home is going all Deco next February hosting a special event within the Tremains Art Deco Weekend. This fantastic new event sold out within the first two days of tickets going on sale! Dunstall's Funeral Services is going to empty out its parlour for an event at which guests will be served "death by chocolate" treats made from the local chocolate producer, Silky Oak Chocolate Company.

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  8. Daisy drivers put elderly back in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    WHO's WHO: WhosonLocation chief operating officer Victoria Armstrong and chief executive Darren Whitaker-Barnett are seeking $3 million to rapidly grow their people management software. Driving Miss Daisy started as a fledgling driving service five years ago and now has franchises throughout the country and is expanding into the United Kingdom.

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  9. Wool Champ Henare Scores Waimate Title at LastRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Scoop

    Young Gisborne dad Joel Henare continued his triumphant rebound from the disappointment of an unsuccessful World title defence earlier this year when he won the New Zealand Spring Shears open woolhandling final in Waimate yesterday . Just 22 and in his 9th season of open-class woolhandling, it was one of the few titles he hadn't won, but he was totally in charge as he made it three-out-of three since he failed to reach the World Championships semi-final in Ireland in May. He won the All-Ireland All Nations final the same day and opened the new home season by winning the New Zealand Merino Championships open final in Alexandra last week.

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  10. Hawke's Bay keep Shield, justRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Southland Times

    The Ranfurly Shield will spend the summer at McLean Park, but Hawke's Bay had to work hard to overcome a brave challenge from Southland today. A drop goal by Ihaia West with a minute to go saved the Magpies with a 20-20 draw after it looked like the log o' wood was going to be heading south.

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  11. ITM Cup: Harbour on the cusp of playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    The rugby gods gave North Harbour a break last weekend, and now the perennial ITM Cup under-achievers have a chance at playoffs footy for the first time since Allan Pollock took the 2006 side to the then Air New Zealand Cup quarter-finals. North Harbour took a bad 58-27 hit at the hands of Northland last weekend, but losses by Southland and Otago kept them in the hunt.

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  12. Lima Sopoaga is up for the Ranfulry challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Southland Times

    IN CONTROL: Lima Sopoaga returns to the Southland team for his first Ranfurly Shield challenge, against Hawke's Bay in Napier. Lima Sopoaga made his provincial debut for Wellington four years ago but surprisingly today will be his first crack at the Ranfurly Shield.

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  13. It's do or die as Soutland head to Hawke's BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Southland Times

    Winning the Ranfurly Shield is one thing, but the Stags just want to put on a good performance at McLean Park this afternoon. Southland's final round-robin game of the season against Hawke's Bay in Napier doubles as a Shield challenge and could well be the team's last chance to qualify for the championship semifinals, depending on other results.

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  14. 3 News on NashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Kiwiblog

    The email links Mr Nash to Simon Lusk , a notorious right-wing political operative, who usually works with National, is a close ally of Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater and a key figure in Mr Hager's book, Dirty Politics. The e-mail has been circulating for some time, allegedly written by Nash's 2011 campaign manager.

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  15. Sopoaga up for challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Southland Times

    Lima Sopoaga made his provincial debut for Wellington four years ago but surprisingly tomorrow will be his first crack at the Ranfurly Shield. The Stags first-five returns to the side for the pivotal clash against Hawke's Bay in Napier after missing the loss to Counties Manukau to attend his brother's wedding in Sydney.

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  16. Pacific Origins Inspire Student ArtRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Scoop

    Thirty senior secondary students explored their Pacific heritage in art over the term break, carving coconut shell, collaborating on a mural and writing and recording an original piece of music. The group were taking part in a Fresh Horizons programme of workshops offered by the Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust at EIT's ideaschool.

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  17. Dead motorcyclist described as 'jack of all trades'Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    The man who died when his motorcycle collided with a truck in Meeanee on Tuesday,has been described as a keen rider and "jack of all trades". The 42-year-old, Shane John Heaven, Napier, was killed when his Harley Davidson collided with a container truck that was turning into Tannery Rd, off Meeanee Rd, about 4.30pm on Tuesday.

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  18. 'Peace officer' for aggressive sellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Southland Times

    Napier's tourism industry is being warned that its $20 million income from cruise ships "might be turned off", if over-aggressive selling by on-shore tourism operators does not stop. Napier City Council is hiring a "peace officer" to ensure operators trying to sell outside the city's i-Site, where cruise passengers are dropped off, abide by a code of conduct.

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  19. Aggressive tourist operators pose a threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Napier's tourism industry is being warned that its $20 million income from cruise ships "might be turned off", if over-aggressive selling by on-shore tourism operators does not stop. Napier City Council is hiring a "peace officer" to ensure operators trying to sell outside the city's i-Site, where cruise passengers are dropped off, abide by a code of conduct.

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  20. Poverty fuelling Bay's youth crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Southland Times

    Youth offending rates are dropping nationwide, but a disproportionate rate of crimes committed by young people in Hawke's Bay reflects poverty in the area, child advocates say. Nationally, recorded crime dropped 3.2 per cent in the past financial year and the latest Statistics New Zealand figures reveal youth crime is also dropping.

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