Hawkes Bay Today
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- Killer disease flares again
Health officials in New York are “very, very concerned” about a recent outbreak of polio, the latest in a string of infectious diseases to rattle the state.
- FROM THE HOUSE
Great buzz on board
flight to New York
Earlier this month I travelled to the United States, on Air New Zealand’s inaugural direct flight from Auckland to New York.
- Florida reels as Ian moves on
Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through inundated streets yesterday to save thousands of Floridians trapped amid flooded homes and shattered buildings left by Hurricane Ian, which crossed into the Atlantic Ocean and churned toward South Carolina.
Gloriavale Christian community received almost $5million in government money in the 2021 financial year, while its church trust held more than $4m in cash, a court has heard.
- Spice up your menu
AWARD-WINNING WRITER Eleanor Ford’s recipes and stories explore how centuries of spice trading and cultural diffusion changed the world’s cuisine.
- —Linda Hall
This week a young Havelock North woman tells me how poetry helped her heal and confront her fight with mental illness.
- Polygraphs — do they really work
Tremors in the Blood
CATIE NETTLINGHAM enjoyed a “smooth and happy” life growing up and going to school in Hawke’s Bay.
- AT LAST
I AM ABOUT TO plant my salad greens at last, provided I can extract a promise from our puppy not to dig up and eat the seedlings.
ABs midfielder returns
- DIGI-CRUNCH TIME
It didn’t take long for the bottom to fall out of millions of crypto-maniacs’ digital wallets last month. It wasn’t a slow slide — more like a 48-hour collapse followed by a rapid plunge to the bottom of the metaverse....
- Surge of climate migrants prompts rethink of refugee laws
Ioane Teitiota and his wife fought for years to stay in New Zealand as refugees, arguing rising sea levels caused by climate change threaten the very existence of the tiny Pacific island nation they fled, one of the lowest-lying countries on Earth....
- Is geothermal really green energy?
Geothermal is seen as one of the best options for a clean, green power source....
- HEATING UP STARTUPS
The Icehouse turns 20 this week. But new chairman David Downs and group CEO Gavin Lennox are looking forwards as much as backwards, with calls for changes to two areas of government policy — and a challenge for themselves, and others in the business incubator and venture capital game....
- New Caledonia independence backers to shun referendum
There is growing unease over the French decision to hold New Caledonia’s third and final independence referendum on December 12....
- FROM THE MTG
changed race relations
In Kuru Taonga Voices of Kahungunu exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay is Te Wananga (1874–1878), a newspaper....
- HB men on cusp of cup win
The Hawke’s Bay senior men’s cricket side has all but secured the Furlong Cup and the Hawke Cup challenge that comes with it, with one round remaining....
The cold, hard fact about housing is that neither Labour nor National wants prices to fall....
- FIT FOR PURPOSE?
Julie Warwick was at home in Lyttelton in 1995 when the phone rang. It was her GP....
- TARADALE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PRIZE LIST 2021
Year 11 StudentsAllan, Marcus: First in Technological Modelling / DVC (Graphics); First in History; Elite Arts Badge; Endeavour in Mathematics; Anderson, Emma: First in English; First in Geography; Avery, Monique: First in Trade Skills - Wood; Bartlett-Tareha: Cassidy Endeavour in Science; Bluck,...