A shipment of Hawke's Bay apples held up by Russian border authorities for 11 days in March probably lost value, says Pipfruit New Zealand CEO Alan Pollard.
One of Hawke's Bay's most historic and luxurious conference and wedding venues, Ormlie Lodge off Omarunui Rd near Taradale, has closed its doors.
In 2010/11 it exported 30 million trays of gold compared with 13 million this year.
A powerful earthquake has hit Russia's Far East with slight tremors spreading westwards as far as Moscow. Marina Kolomiyets, spokeswoman for Obninsk's seismic station of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said Friday the epicenter was in the Sea of Okhotsk, east of the Russian coast and north of Japan. She said the quake registered 8.0 on the Richter scale. Emergency agencies in the Far East issued a tsunami warning for Sakhalin and the Kuril islands, but lifted it soon afterwards. Kolomiyets said the earthquake originated 600 kilometres underground and with the tremors so far down they have…
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