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.
Police have launched an investigation after a female patient at a secure mental health facility at Porirua said she was raped by a male patient in the same unit. A Capital & Coast District Health Board spokesman says they informed police as soon as they became aware of the incident, at its Haumietiketike mental health facility. The complaint was made on Wednesday The spokesman says both patients remain in the hospital's care but are being held in separate units. No charges have yet been laid.
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Your phone has been for a swim. Your business contact information or vital sketches were on it and now it refuses to start. Owners carry their business lives around on their mobile phones and tablets. If the phone was lost or broken it would be at the very least a huge nuisance. At worst important business data could be lost. When it... More
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