Linda Hall is assistant editor for Hawke's Bay Today
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Opinion: Leave Prince Louis alone - he's just a four-year-old
Opinion: Being a member of the royal family is like living in a fish bowl.
CHB writer only NZer selected for prestigious prize
Shelly is now working with her wonderful mentor Cassie Hart
Linda Hall: Sometimes it makes sense to break rules
It's also necessary to tell little white lies sometimes
Artist thrilled with People's Choice Award for sculpture
Colechin is working on a 6ft tall wild boar for a client who is a retired hunter.
Dropping GST on basics not a handout, it's a helping hand
There are ways we can ease the pain at the till, but the Government needs to chip in
Put on a nice dress - 'it will make you feel good'
New rule — don't throw your beautiful clothes in the washing machine.
Sommelier learnt tricks of the trade in Hawke's Bay
While studying computer engineering, Suraj started work at Elephant Hill.
There's got to be light at the end of this Covid tunnel — hold steady for now
My family in Australia are just coming out of isolation after all catching Covid.
Combination of HB beef and beer a sizzling success
The result is a light, juicy and very tasty sausage.
Model behaviour: Hard work and determination pay off for Georgie
Georgie loves the atmosphere of modelling.
Hawke's Bay's new year's resolutions: Golf, reading, and being gentler
Make your New Year's resolutions simple.
Opinion: The festive season sparks a ton of leftovers
Let's make it easier for people to recycle.
Time is coming when there will be no cash for a quick deal
The Tooth Fairy and buskers are going to be well and truly out of pocket.
'Full circle' for Bay artist as first solo exhibition opens
The Taradale-based artist's exhibition is titled The Shape of Water.
Linda Hall: Tell children the truth about our environment
Our young people want to know about climate change