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The New Zealand Herald
Cyclone Lusi: Civil Defence warns of 5m swells
Swells up to 5 metres could hammer Hawke's Bay beaches this weekend as weather from Tropical Cyclone Lusi wreaks havoc across the country, Civil Defence officials warn.
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13 hrs ago
Storm Warning Update for Hawke's Bay
Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management has been monitoring the forecasts for Cyclone Lusi and the likely impacts for Hawke's Bay are becoming clearer.
Synthetic cannabis influx in Hastings
Napier has seen an influx of synthetic cannabis buyers after both shops that sold the drugs in Hastings were closed by the Ministry of Health.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Unison Advises Cyclone Lusi May Cause Outages
Unison is advising the public to be prepared for potential outages as a result of Cyclone Lusi, which is expected to affect the entire North Island and parts of the South Island over the weekend.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Investment opportunity in Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme
Qualified Hawke's Bay investors are being given the opportunity to express their interest in investing in the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme.
Rough nurse ordered to pay $27,000
A Hawke's Bay mental health nurse who used unreasonable force on a patient has been ordered to pay $27,350.
Another McDonald struts his stuff
Rod McDonald is a busy man: busy last week greeting the first of the many tonnes of grapes he will process this year for his own and other labels at the old Corbans, later Montana/Pernod Ricard winery on the outskirts of Napier.
Global consent trial means smart, shared water use
The Twyford Irrigator Group are working closely with Hawke's Bay Regional Council on a global consent trial.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Response to reports on Commission process
The Local Government Commission has rejected reported suggestions about the process it is following in the reorganisation proposals affecting several local authorities.
Giant willow aphid found in Hawkea s Bay
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is monitoring the spread of the Giant willow aphid after the insects were recently discovered on willows by most of our rivers.
Taranaki Daily News
Barber steps out of daily grind
But after 51 years cutting hair, owner Rob Parker retired on Friday and from tomorrow things will change - but just a little.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Democracy Begins at Home
It's time for political leaders to listen to the people and desist from imposing their will to force through change, says New Zealand First spokesperson for Local Government Andrew Williams.
Poet Laureate To Be Honoured
Vincent O'Sullivan, the New Zealand Poet Laureate will be officially honoured at Poets' Night Out, at the Havelock North Function Centre, 7.30pm on Saturday 5 April.
Licence fees putting off young rural drivers
Rural children are driving illegally and missing out on jobs because law changes have made it too hard for them to get their driver licences, councillors say.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Man's job search scam
A man in Hawke's Bay is scamming unemployed people by offering to find them a job if they pay him $50 a week.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Truancy service pleases schools
Tararua schools dissatisfied last year with a truancy service shake-up are happy with the service now, but some think the area is too large for one truancy officer.
Council votes against amalgamation
The council yesterday voted unanimously to oppose the commission's draft proposal which recommends four territorial councils - Napier, Hastings, Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa - and Hawke's Bay Regional Council be rolled into one body.
Curtain falls on Hastings' unsafe opera house
Hawke's Bay's opera house was "the strongest 85-year-old lady in the Bay", the engineer behind its $13 million upgrade proclaimed just seven years ago.
Hostel staff get backpay
Boarding schools in the Manawatu-Whanganui region are assessing the implications of a court ruling that could result in hostel workers receiving back payment for sleepover shifts.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Fines for Breaking Lifejacket Bylaw
Hawke's Bay Regional Council's Harbourmaster has issued the first infringement fines for people breaking the bylaws requiring lifejackets to be worn.