Friday Jul 18
Nod sought for harvest labour
Growers want to bring in 10,000 seasonal workers a year and expect to hear in the coming week if they will be able to.
East Coast regiona s supreme homes revealed
A complex build in Havelock North and a renovation in Gisborne have been named this year's finest East Coast homes, winning Supreme Awards in the East Coast Region Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year.
The New Zealand Herald
Dad's freak nail gun death
Young father Robert Barr died suddenly after a workplace accident. he leaves behind wife Laura Barr and with baby Asher.
Research targets costly grapevine disease
The New Zealand wine industry is better equipped to battle a devastating plant pathogen that is costing the country tens of millions of dollars each year, thanks to new research carried out by Vaughn Bell, a PhD candidate at Victoria University of Wellington.
North Island Robin Returns to Te Mata Park
A sighting of a North Island Robin in Te Mata Park, Havelock North, by Te Mata Trust member and volunteer, Mike Lusk has excited the Trust and Hawke's Bay Regional Council as it's thought that this bird species has been absent from the area for decades.