Napier, New Zealand Newswire (Page 9)

Napier, New Zealand Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Maori representation omissions spark complaintRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Scoop

    A flyer circulated by the Local Government Commission prompted a further complaint to the Auditor General today, this time alleging misrepresentation of the nature and role of the Maori Board and the Regional Planning Committee on the proposed Hawke's Bay Council. Napier ratepayer Sarah Taylor, who lodged the complaint, said a full-page diagram depicting the future composition of the amalgamated council on the flyer titled "Hawke's Bay Councils - proposed changes" completely ignores the iwi appointed representatives on the Maori Board and Regional Planning Committee.

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  6. Long white cloud over the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    The sun is taking a brief break on Thursday as the Land of the Long White Cloud lives up to its name, MetService says. The only part of the North Island that will escape the cloud will be Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa, with a sunny day and 24C in store for Napier.

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  7. Cricket: Kiwi smashes all-time record for sixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... ngs -- Australian Andrew Symonds, local lad Jesse Ryder and Mukhtar Ali of Bangladesh, Englishman Graham Napier, New Zealand cricket enfant terrible Jesse Ryder, and Australian Andrew Symonds.

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  8. World Cup Australia caught up in needless hype ahead of SF with IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Dan Vettori, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of Afghanistan's Afsar Zazai, during their Cricket World Cup Pool A match in Napier, New Zealand.

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  9. A gardener's road trip to Hawke's BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Hawke's Bay isn't called the fruit bowl of New Zealand for nothing. Fertile plains and long sunshine hours have made this one of the country's most productive growing regions.

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  10. Hawke's Bay petrol station robberies believed to be linkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Dominion Post

    The first robbery occurred at the Caltex Taradale service station in Gloucester Street at 11.30pm. Two males entered the service station armed with knives and threatened the shop assistant.

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  11. Desperate money grab to keep Ruataniwha afloatRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Scoop

    The Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company's decision to borrow $4 million to keep the Ruataniwha project afloat is a case of throwing ratepayer's good money after bad, says Labour's Water spokesperson Meka Whaitiri and Napier MP Stuart Nash. "This bridging loan, which goes before the Council tomorrow, is nothing short of a desperate bid to keep the Ruataniwha going in the face of serious environmental and economic concerns ," says Meka Whaitiri.

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  12. Mum's sacrifice for sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    BRAVE: Riley Davidson underwent a seven-hour surgery to remove a golf ball-sized mass growing on his brain. Photo: Supplied When Napier woman Imogene Davidson was diagnosed with breast cancer at 30, she never could have guessed the worst was yet to come.

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  13. Redefine competition gets the creative juices flowingRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Scoop

    Presbyterian Support East Coast is excited to announce the launch of Redefine - love your op shop, a fun new competition taking place in the Hawke's Bay area on 5 September 2015 at East Pier, Napier. Op shops provide a treasure trove of pre-loved items just waiting to be readopted and given a new lease on life.

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  14. Successful first meeting of new bus users groupRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Scoop

    There has been an enthusiastic response to the first meeting of the newly established HB BUG . HB Bug has been set up to give people the opportunity to share their ideas and suggestions on public transport in the region.

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  15. Charges for 1998 rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Southland Times

    Glen Te Kahu, 37, of Whanganui, appeared in the Whanganui District Court on Tuesday charged in relation to the abduction and rape of a Hawke's Bay woman in 1998. He is facing charges of threatening to kill, abduction, aggravated assault and rape.

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  16. Man charged with historic rapeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Scoop

    The 37-year-old Wanganui man appeared in the Wanganui District Court yesterday on charges relating to the abduction and rape of a Hawke's Bay woman in 1998. He is facing charges of threatening to kill, abduction, aggravated assault and rape.

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  17. Marineland seals farewell NapierRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Scoop

    It will be the end of an era for the facility, but Tourism Services manager Neil Fergus said they are going to fantastic zoos and will be well looked after. The seals will be transported by Mainfreight from the Marine Parade facility to Hawke's Bay airport on Tuesday night.

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  18. Large fire in Hawke's BayRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    Fire Service central communications shift manager Mike Wana said multiple calls were made about the fire on Austin St in Napier about 9.15. A name, residential address, and telephone number is required from readers who comment on ODT Online.

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  19. High tide causes flooding from Clifton to Clive; Wellington fire trucks at workRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Scoop

    News from Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Group Fire Service trucks from Wellington have been helping civil defence staff with flooding in Hawkes Bay caused by an early morning high tide and the presence of Cyclone Pam. High tide at 3am this morning caused problems from Clifton to Clive with large seas overtopping the coastal berm and damaging and flooding properties.

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  20. Affordable Art for AllRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Scoop

    To be held 27-29 March, the fundraising exhibition will give art lovers a chance to view over 200 pieces of art from 50 professional artists, as well as work created by students and teachers. With every piece of art priced at $1,000 or less, the exhibition will provide a unique opportunity to start an art collection or add to treasures already owned.

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