From Iran to Hastings

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Sharing stories: Elham Salari, left, with Linda Chanwai-Earle.

Hastings is quite a small place compared to Tehran, and being one of just a dozen or so people from Iran living in the city certainly generates some interest, says Elham Salari.

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Rare visitor washes up on Hawke's Bay beach

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Rare visitor: The olive ridley turtle may have been caught in a storm and blown off course, according to aquarium staff. Supplied.

An olive ridley turtle that washed up exhausted on a Hawke's Bay beach yesterday has been transported to Auckland Zoo for further treatment, after spending last night at the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier.

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