Victoria White is a reporter for Hawke's Bay Today
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Napier council could face fine over park's condition
Hurricane's vs Sharks game will go ahead - but officials not happy with state of ground.
Napier's famous "prickly" icon on the move
Distinctive letterbox showing signs of age after surviving years of vandal attacks.
Hawke's Bay students hit the books to take out world champion title
Hawke's Bay students among 8000 worldwide competing in worlds biggest literary event.
Hawke's Bay coastal community take action to protect Marine Reserve
80 gather for open day organised by Aramoana Trust
Exports of millions of litres of Bay water "a myth"
Doubts over water exports as "economic boom for Hawke's Bay".
On yer bikes: Little Easy 'fantastic' start to Easter
Family-friendly ride great way to showcase Hawke's Bay scenic cycle routes
No warm Hawke's Bay welcome for oil and gas advocates
HBRC exploring plan change which would prohibit oil and gas exploration activities
Proposed funding cut to tourism body slammed by mayors
Proposed funding cut criticised as having 'no logic to it whatsoever'.
Pandora Pond tests resume, enforcement action touted
Enforcement action pending after raw sewage discharged into Ahuriri harbour.
Elderly might have to 'do without' to afford rate rises
A 19 per cent rate rise is on the cards for Hawke's Bay ratepayers
Boatie rescues stranded residents from floodwaters
"When a mate rings you up, you go and do it": boatie who rescued mate from flooding home
New name "Napier War Memorial Centre" proposed
Emotive meeting leads to near-consensus on new, old name.
Council action scaring Hawke's Bay water bottlers away?
More than 5 billion litres of water consented for water bottling annually - fraction used.
Compulsory plastic bags at clothing chain rile customer
Concern raised over compulsory use of plastic bags at national recycled clothing chain.
Illness linked with Pandora Pond contamination investigated
Daily samples taken at contaminated pond until further notice
Two years, five elections, brings 'new energy' to council
Three by-elections cost Hastings ratepayers nearly $220,000.