Napier, New Zealand Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Southland Stags halfback Scott Eade in action during last season's NPC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Southland Times

    The New Zealand Rugby Union confirmed the draw on Tuesday with Southland playing Auckland at Rugby Park in Invercargill on Thursday August 13. There will also be plenty of interest from Southland rugby followers in the final match of week one between Hawke's Bay and Northland. Hawke's Bay will attempt to retain the Ranfurly Shield in Napier, but if Northland can wrestle it off the current holders it will setup a shield challenge for the Stags.

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  2. Mother and son reunion marks special conservation milestoneRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Scoop

    An emotional surprise Kiwi family reunion marked the return last week of a very special kiwi chick to the inland Hawke's Bay forest from where its egg was taken. The 200th kiwi chick reared by the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust and its conservation partners was returned to the bush by Aucklander Lynda Holswich who was reunited with her own 'fledgling' at the event.

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  3. Steve Rickard, key figure in New Zealand's wrestling history, dead at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | SLAM! Sports

    ... Moondog Ed Moretti wrote in 2009. Rickard was actually born Sydney Mervin Batt on September 3, 1929, in Napier, New Zealand. Amateur wrestling entered his life at the age of 14, and not long after he started working to support his mother and three ...

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  4. Pirate ship in Hastings park destroyed in arson attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    A 20 metre timber pirate ship which was a centrepiece of Hastings' Splash Planet theme park for almost 50 years has been destroyed in an Easter Sunday arson. The ship, built mainly by volunteers and an original attraction when the park was first established as Fantasyland in 1967, was ablaze when the first of three fire crews from Hastings and Napier arrived after the alarm was raised at 6.01am.

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  5. Forgotten iwi step closer to dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    IT'S A DEAL: Minister of Treaty Settlements Chris Finlayson puts ink to paper on the Deed of Settlement with Hawke's Bay iwi Ngati Hineuru. PHOTO/SUPPLIED A Hawke's Bay iwi divorced from its land since a dodgy Crown purchase and the Omarunui and Petane massacres of 1866 hopes a Treaty settlement signed on Thursday will bring some closure to grief and suffering dating back more than a century and a half.

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  6. Zach Furniss - from lifesaver to armed robber and back againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Dominion Post

    Not when, at 16, he nicked his dad's slug-converted Magnum pistol to hold up a dairy. Not when he was charged with aggravated robbery and sentenced to two years in prison.

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  7. Elder abuse: Anger at early releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The early prison release of a woman who left her mother to rot on a couch does nothing to address the country's "shocking" level of elder abuse, a victims' advocate says. Napier woman Joanne Quinn was released last week after serving a third of her two-and-a-half year prison sentence.

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  8. Kuia Honoured by EITRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Scoop

    Shortly after receiving the prestigious Tuakiri EIT medal of distinction at EIT Hawke's Bay's graduation ceremony last week , Pauline Tangiora was encouraging her three-year-old mokopuna Te Tairawhiti Eady to further his own education at EIT. Viewing the presentation on a screen set up outside Napier's Municipal Theatre, the lively toddler joined in the celebratory haka and waiata performed by EIT's Te Uranga Waka students.

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  9. Deed of Settlement signed with HineuruRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Scoop

    The Crown has signed a deed of settlement for all outstanding historical Treaty claims with Hineuru at Parliament, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. Hineuru is an iwi based northwest of Napier in the Hawke's Bay region.

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  10. Sun out as fine start to Easter pickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    The Easter break should start dry and warm, but there could be some deterioration from Sunday, with rain predicted for some areas on Monday. MetService said there was some chance of showers across much of the North Island on Thursday, but they would be light and isolated.

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  11. Don't Throw Good Money After Bad on Gisborne LineRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Scoop

    The Taxpayers' Union is calling on Hawke's Bay politicians not to give in to those lobbying for the reopening of the former Napier-Gisborne railway line.Taxpayers' Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams says: "We recently reviewed the economic arguments of rail, as part of our Northland by-election policy costing project. For regional lines such as Napier-Gisborne, it is clear that getting them to even break-even is as hard as pushing water uphill with a rake."

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  12. Rugby: Stalwart joins son in team for milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Kelly Graham will play his 400th consecutive rugby game for Otane on Saturday and son Jaharlym will also be playing. Otane rugby player Kelly Graham reckons it's just another game but expect emotion to get the better of him on Saturday.

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  13. Napier woman jailed for neglecting her mother gets paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Dominion Post

    A Napier woman jailed for the severe neglect of her octogenarian mother has been released on parole after serving a third of her prison sentence. Quinn was jailed for two and a half years in May last year after a judge found her guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to her 82-year-old mother Maureen.

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  14. Football: Astonishing Hawke's Bay into final with AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Hawke's Bay United secured a berth in the ASB Premiership Grand Final on Sunday, overturning a first leg deficit with an extraordinary 4-3 semi-final second leg win at David Farrington Park. Entering Sunday's second leg in a 2-1 hole after last week's first leg in Napier, the visitors rebounded sensationally as both teams traded goals throughout the 90 minutes of pulsating action which eventually saw Hawke's Bay come out on top 4-3 and the aggregate score 5-5.

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  15. Hawke's Bay Utd upset Team Wellington to reach first ASB Premiership grand finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Hawke's Bay United's Ryan Tinsley scored twice to help his side to a 4-3 win over Team Wellington. Hawke's Bay United secured their first ever berth in the ASB Premiership grand final on Sunday, overturning a first leg deficit with an extraordinary 4-3 semifinal second leg win over Team Wellington at David Farrington Park.

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  16. Rugby: National club resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    North Shore kicked off the defence of their premier championship, and the Buck Shelford Shield, with a tight, scrappy 19-17 win over Silverdale. Both first fives - Tim Blundell for Shore and David McMurtrie for Silverdale - dominated the scoreboard with their boots.

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  17. Cricket fans go batty for the handmade touchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Dominion Post

    James Laver crafts custom cricket bats for the games top players. Now he makes one for our own Simon Day.

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  18. Football: Wellington, Auckland hold playoff advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Ryan de Vries of Auckland City FC on the attack against Wellington Phoenix goalkeeper Marcel Kampman as they play in round 9 of the ASB Premiership football competition. Photo / Nick Reed The ASB Premiership semi-finals reach the decisive second leg clashes on Sunday with Auckland City and Team Wellington holding the advantage from last week's first leg encounters.

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  19. Innovation needed to halt grim future for Hastings retailersRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Scoop

    Stores going out of business and others relocating to new premises outside of the central business district, along with a general lack of interest in main street retailing has seen Hastings city retail occupancy continue to drop over the past year. "There has been a distinct lack of demand for retail space in Hastings and the outlook is grim unless a proactive and innovative approach is developed," says Louise Thompson, author of a six-monthly Hawke's Bay retail occupancy survey from Logan Stone.

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  20. Sustainable fishingRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Scoop

    Ngati Kahungunu in partnership with Hawke's Bay Seafood today started rolling out the use of turned mesh lengtheners in conjunction with a 5" codend on the Company's inshore fishing trawlers in an effort to preserve the fishing industry for future generations. Based on independent research1 turned mesh releases up to 81% more unwanted fish compared to traditional nets, as the unique mesh design means small fish can escape.

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