She said the two-year transition period was "bittersweet"
Those in horticulture are 'ploughing ahead blind' when it comes to planning next season.
The water was clear and healthy. But 20 dead fish were floating on the surface.
There weren't enough pickers for this season. It's not looking promising for the next.
Many of the vehicles were "seriously damaged" by the offenders.
Expansion of Heretaunga farm lake could mean it stores 3 million cubic metres of water.
Cody Webster was just about ready to call it quits, when he got lucky.
More hunters are expected for 2021 roar, after last year's season was cancelled.
The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has proposed a rates increase of 19.5 per cent.
"We've run out of mince so had to restock."
'Bigger isn't always better,' says Wairoa's mayor of the Three Water reforms.
Agrecovery collected 12.5 tonnes of plastic from HB farmers and growers since December.
Areas north of Napier are in for heavy rain while areas south are still one to watch.
Progressive Meats says staff shortage is "unprecedented" as workers choose to pick fruit.
"Hawke's Bay can feel really good with where it sits in the country and with the world."