My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today J
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Tangi (funeral) for Tama Huata, Napier, at Mihiroa Marae in Pakipaki, Hastings. Tama was well-known for his promotion of Maori performing arts, and was the founder of Te Wananga Whare Tapere o Takitimu Performing Arts School, Hastings, and internationally-acclaimed Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre.
Wine grapes on a Te Awa Estate vineyard, SH50, Hastings.
The Hawke's Bay Opera House, pictured after Hastings District Council called a press conference to release the latest report on earthquake-strengthening options for the Hawke’s Bay Opera House and Municipal Buildings in Hastings.
L-R: Cr Henare O'Keefe, Cr Wayne Bradshaw, Cr Malcolm Dixon, Hastings District Council, pictured at a meeting of the HDC finance and monitoring committee, discussing Horse of the Year.
L-R: Amanda Holmes, six months pregnant, her parents David and Heather Holmes (who arrived on the scene from Art Deco weekend in Napier) and Chris Newrick, pictured with their 1971 GT Falcon, which was damaged by falling powerlines. Amanda and Chris were trapped in their car until Unison could turn off the power, after an 80 year-old woman from Palmerston North crashed into a power pole on Pakowhai Rd, near the intersection of Ruahapia Rd, bringing down three poles and breaking a fourth. The woman was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital. Police, fire service and St John Ambulance attended.
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