Nicki Harper is a reporter for Hawke's Bay Today
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Child sick after pond contaminated by birds and cow faeces
Testing of water at Pandora Pond likely to be more frequent this coming summer.
HB Regional Prison volunteers earn national awards
Volunteer-run yoga classes one of the most popular among prison inmates.
Calls for public re-notification of WCO application
Special tribunal considers re-notification of WCO application, given new science findings.
Iwi, winery sign new track deal - but not everyone's happy
Ngāti Kahungunu and Craggy Range yesterday agreed to explore an alternative track.
Watch Video: Agreement signed on Te Mata peak track
Ngati Kahungunu Iwi and Craggy Range have purchased extra land to build a new track.
Te Mata track row: Craggy Range insists it took 'principled approach'
A marketing expert says Craggy Range needs to take the lead on solving track issue.
Garth McVicar's police shooting praise results in tax office scrutiny
A document has raised questions over the tax structure of the Sensible Sentencing Trust.
Kiwi family struggles to pay for son's healthcare in Australia
Fred Ramsay, 1, may never walk or talk because of his rare genetic condition.
District plan options tabled in response to Te Mata track fallout
Council to consider changes to district plan to recognise cultural importance Te Mata Peak
Reversing urban biodiversity loss an increasing focus
Hastings and Napier have some of the lowest urban biodiversity rates in the country.
More people buying first home, but market still tough
Growth in first-home buyers looking for property in the Bay, but high prices are daunting.