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Editorial: Bay poised for Lions fans
New Zealand Herald
As fate would have it, Hawke's Bay (like almost every other provincial centre) isn't getting any game time. Rotorua has snared the marquee Lions v Maori All Blacks fixture - while we're simply set to watch the much-vaunted matches from afar. While a ...

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Health ministry denies DHB's $1m gastro funding request
New Zealand Herald
The Ministry of Health has turned down a Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) request for financial support to recover the costs of the Havelock North campylobacter outbreak, reducing its forecasted year end surplus by $1 million. In its financial ...

Showers in store for weekend
New Zealand Herald
OUTDOOR EXCURSION: (L-R) Talyn Wilson of Hastings, Louis Kessels of Napier and Liam Ward of Raukawa enjoyed yesterday's sunshine at Clive River as part of their home education. Photo/Duncan Brown. After this week's weather kept the country in ...

Man injured in quad bike accident
New Zealand Herald
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was called to a quad bike accident at Ocean Beach yesterday. Photo/File. A man was airlifted to Hawke's Bay Hospital following a quad bike accident at Ocean Beach yesterday. The Lowe Corporation Rescue ...

Rodger Fox: Hooked on jazz
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's foremost jazz trombonist Rodger Fox says jazz is about the joy and heritage of its famous bands. He chats to Mark Story ahead of his Napier gig with the Ultimate Jazz Quartet next month. Tell us a little about what's in store for us next ...

Highway not likely to open before end of next week - Hawkes Bay ...
New Zealand Herald
The Manawatu Gorge seems unlikely to reopen in time for Queen's Birthday weekend in what is now its third-biggest closure in the last 13 years. - Hawke's Bay ...

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Children spark bedroom fire
New Zealand Herald
The Napier Fire Brigade attended the incident, which occurred in a two-storey Marewa residence, at 3.16pm. Senior station officer Jamie Nichol said no one was injured in the blaze, which was caused by children playing with a lighter in a bedroom. The ...

Hopes for spending to flow into regions
New Zealand Herald
Reaction to this year's budget from the region's mayors and the regional council chairman has ranged from glowing to cautiously optimistic. Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule said that the Government had already proved it was listening to the region through ...

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Thousands expected to see Home and Living show's latest trends
New Zealand Herald
Erich Widmer (left) and EnviroSolve director Dr. Rene Haeberli at the Home and Living show promoting their Bionic Fire, which is also the show's prize. Photo/Warren Buckland. Everything from European styled fires to innovative flooring will be on ...

Barber scores at premiere national competition
New Zealand Herald
Dad Peleti Oli, who won the Creator category and Pattern category at the national BarberCraft competition. Photo/ Duncan Brown. An inspiring barber took to the stage at New Zealand's only dedicated barbering and men's grooming event last weekend.

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