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Jetstar announces $9 one way fares from Hawke's BayJetstar announces $9 one way fares from Hawke's Bay

Jetstar announces low fares to four new regional destinations, five routes Jetstar launches low fares to Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North - Flights on sale now to Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North - Launch sale fares start from $9 one-way Jetstar today unveiled its new regional network in New Zealand, launching low fares on five routes between  [ ... ]

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Hawke's Bay communities are really complementary to each other.Hawke's Bay communities are really complementary to each other.

I read yesterday where one of our senior Hawke’s Bay councillors, who is fiercely pro-amalgamation, stated that our Bay communities are complementary to each other.

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Hawke's Bay has the best young winemaker in New Zealand.Hawke's Bay has the best young winemaker in New Zealand.

Inaugural New Zealand Young Winemaker crowned

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Hawke's Bay has 5 of top 10 New Zealand ChardonnaysHawke's Bay has 5 of top 10 New Zealand Chardonnays

  "There are 100 different faces of chardonnay," noted Cameron Douglas going into the latest Cuisine tasting. Over the two days that followed, the Cuisine panel went nose to nose with quite a few of them.

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Media coverage in Hawke's Bay ensures recovery of stolen items.Media coverage in Hawke's Bay ensures recovery of stolen items.

As a result of media coverage this week, a stolen trailer and an “A frame” have been returned to their thankful Hawke’s Bay owners.

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Blackcaps Captain Brendon McCullum, in Hastings to raise money to fight cancer.Blackcaps Captain Brendon McCullum, in Hastings to raise money to fight cancer.

  Celebrities and thousands of volunteers are out and about to support the Cancer Society's annual fundraiser, Daffodil Day. 28 August 2015 Celebrities, including Blackcaps Captain Brendon McCullum, and thousands of volunteers are doing their bit to raise money to fight cancer. Friday is Daffodil Day, the culmination of a month of fund-raising through August, and provides the main incom [ ... ]

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Blackenbrook scored big at Bragato Wine Awards held in Napier last night. Blackenbrook scored big at Bragato Wine Awards held in Napier last night.

  Multi-award winning Tasman winemaker Daniel Schwarzenbach of Blackenbrook Vineyard has scored another impressive industry accolade by winning a gold medal and the trophy for Best Gewürztraminer at the prestigious annual Bragato Wine Awards held in Napier last night.  This is the fifth ‘best wine in class’ award at a national competition for the family own [ ... ]

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It’s official: Hastings is New Zealand’s most beautiful cityIt’s official: Hastings is New Zealand’s most beautiful city


  The Most Beautiful City award was announced today by Keep New Zealand Beautiful.

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Napier City Council help elderly with rates rebate applications.Napier City Council help elderly with rates rebate applications.

Napier City Council staff made their annual trip to Princess Alexandra Retirement Village in Ahuriri yesterday (26 August) to help residents complete their rates rebate applications. The Rates Rebates Scheme was established in the early 1970s by central Government to help low income home owners and ratepayers meet the cost of rates. Applications for rates rebates are made through territori [ ... ]

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Business hawke's Bay want more board members.Business hawke's Bay want more board members.

Business Hawke’s Bay, the region’s business-led economic development agency is open for more business leaders prepared to ‘roll their sleeves up’ to join its board, and is calling for interest ahead of its AGM being held on Wednesday 14 October. "We are an incorporated society and although our governance group is referred to as a ‘board’, we are not a bo [ ... ]

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Hawke's Bay women need to send a strong message about our regionHawke's Bay women need to send a strong message about our region

  It is time women roared for our region " at every opportunity. Right across Hawke's Bay we have women who have the skills, experience and ability to make a real difference " at all the decision-making tables.

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Police in Hawke's Bay have busted a methamphetamine drug dealing ring.Police in Hawke's Bay have busted a methamphetamine drug dealing ring.

Search warrants have been executed at several properties in the Hastings suburbs of Flaxmere and Camberley.

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Mayor says Central Hawke's Bay is enjoying economic growth with low rates.Mayor says Central Hawke's Bay is enjoying economic growth with low rates.

My reply to the article in the paper about the meeting in Waipukurau organised by ABHB A Lot of Bunkum spoken at the Better HB Meeting:

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Only five regions in New Zealand exceed Hawke's Bay's socio-ecconomic statistics.Only five regions in New Zealand exceed Hawke's Bay's socio-ecconomic statistics.

I am sure that most citizens of Hawke's Bay will by now have had enough of the tiresome and divisive amalgamation debate.

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Our once-in-a-generation chance for positive change in Hawke's Bay is here.Our once-in-a-generation chance for positive change in Hawke's Bay is here.

Welcome to the voting period. By now many of you will have already posted your positive votes. So now the task is to encourage those around you.  Pick up the phone, send out an email or share the Vote Positive message on social media. It's going to be a tight contest, so now is the time to push for YES votes. We're having a final meeting at 5:30 this evening at the Te Awanga Community Hal [ ... ]

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To run a successful Mayoral campaign in an area as vast as the proposed Hawke’s Bay electorate will be enormously expensive.To run a successful Mayoral campaign in an area as vast as the proposed Hawke’s Bay electorate will be enormously expensive.

  A favourite saying of mine is we need to be careful what we wish for. Those who favour the idea of one council and one Mayor for Hawke’s Bay should stop and think about that. To run a successful Mayoral campaign in an area as vast as the proposed Hawke’s Bay electorate will be enormously expensive. We have already witnessed one Hawke’s Bay Mayor, elected after the  [ ... ]

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