I have a theory. It's not based on fact but it could be true — or not.

My theory is that every person who has moved to Hawke's Bay in the past year has brought with them 20 road cones and placed them on the side of the road.

Either that or the makers of "witches hats" are making a killing.


Every way you turn in Hawke's Bay at the moment the side of the road is lined with the things, there's roadworks going on all over the show.

A trip to Napier on the expressway on Monday took