Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺ 

(including at times, photos for the Napier Courierthe Hastings Leader,
L-R: Sam Heaven, Daniel Moss, year 13, St John's College, Hastings, regional winners, The Regional Secondary Schools' Culinary Challenge, held at EIT Eastern Institute of Technolgy, Taradale, Napier. photograph
Winners
L-R: Sam Heaven, Daniel Moss, year 13, St John's College, Hastings, regional winners, The Regional Secondary Schools' Culinary Challenge, held at EIT Eastern Institute of Technolgy, Taradale, Napier.

Lee Tamati, 4, Hastings, enjoys playing in the autumn leaves in the warm weather at the Lions' Community Park in Mayfair, Hastings. photograph
Leafy Lee
Lee Tamati, 4, Hastings, enjoys playing in the autumn leaves in the warm weather at the Lions' Community Park in Mayfair, Hastings.

A policeman runs onto the property after a man was heard yelling loudly - St John Ambulance and police attended an incident outside a block of flats in Karamu Rd South, Hastings, where witnesses said a man was injured when a woman drove a car into him. A man was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital and police escorted a woman from the property.  photograph
Crisis response
A policeman runs onto the property after a man was heard yelling loudly - St John Ambulance and police attended an incident outside a block of flats in Karamu Rd South, Hastings, where witnesses said a man was injured when a woman drove a car into him. A man was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital and police escorted a woman from the property. 

The fountain in the Hastings CBD, Hastings, was coloured purple in support of World IBD Day (Inflammatory bowel disease). photograph
Not a prank
The fountain in the Hastings CBD, Hastings, was coloured purple in support of World IBD Day (Inflammatory bowel disease).

Warm autumn weather, late afternoon sun in Cornwall Park, Hastings. photograph
 Golden
Warm autumn weather, late afternoon sun in Cornwall Park, Hastings.

Geranium with bacopa (white) at Green Door Garden and Gifts, Havelock Rd, Havelock North, for a story about growing things in the long summer. photograph
Pretty and pink
Geranium with bacopa (white) at Green Door Garden and Gifts, Havelock Rd, Havelock North, for a story about growing things in the long summer.

Piera Hudson, junior sportsperson of the year at the Hawke's Bay Sports Awards at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier. photograph
Happy fan
Piera Hudson, junior sportsperson of the year at the Hawke's Bay Sports Awards at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Moving Pictures

My choice of video from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺

Maori welcome - The Hawke's Bay Sports Awards were held at the Pettigrew.Green Arena in Taradale, Napier. photograph
Hawke's Bay winners celebrated
The Hawke's Bay Sports Awards were held at the Pettigrew.Green Arena in Taradale, Napier.

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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺ 

(including at times, photos for the Napier Courierthe Hastings Leader,

L-R: Margaret Trimmer, Hastings, Marion Cornthwaite, Takapau - 8km McDonald's Walk/run, from Haumoana to Clive, one of four events in The New Hawke's Bay Today Country2Coast. photograph
Got the proof
L-R: Margaret Trimmer, Hastings, Marion Cornthwaite, Takapau - 8km McDonald's Walk/run, from Haumoana to Clive, one of four events in The New Hawke's Bay Today Country2Coast.

L-R: Jody Larcelet, Hastings, Erena Shing, Havelock North, finish line at Clive - The New Hawke's Bay Today Country2Coast. photograph
Worth it
L-R: Jody Larcelet, Hastings, Erena Shing, Havelock North, finish line at Clive - The New Hawke's Bay Today Country2Coast.

L-R: Neil Fergus, Napier City Rovers, Jono Steele, Palmerston North Marist - NCR beat Palmerston North Marist 4-1, soccer, football at Park Island, Napier. photograph
Not out
L-R: Neil Fergus, Napier City Rovers, Jono Steele, Palmerston North Marist - NCR beat Palmerston North Marist 4-1, soccer, football at Park Island, Napier.

Major Alister Irwin, Salvation Army Napier, Napier, with collection buckets for the annual Red Shield Appeal. photograph
Looking for support
Major Alister Irwin, Salvation Army Napier, Napier, with collection buckets for the annual Red Shield Appeal.

Seagulls wait in the dirt as a tractor ploughs a paddock on the corner of Pakowhai Rd and the Hawke's Bay Expressway, Napier. photograph
Looking for worms?
Seagulls wait in the dirt as a tractor ploughs a paddock on the corner of Pakowhai Rd and the Hawke's Bay Expressway, Napier.

Hand-picking Syrah grapes from Cape Crest Vineyard, Te Awanga, for Clearview Estate Winery, Te Awanga. photograph
 Best of the best
Hand-picking Syrah grapes from Cape Crest Vineyard, Te Awanga, for Clearview Estate Winery, Te Awanga.

L-R: Mike Whelan, secretary, Bruce Cowie, vice-chairman, Evan Le Cheminant, chairman, Menzshed Hastings - pictured in their new clubrooms in the old changing rooms at the former Hastings Netball Courts in Sylvan Rd, Hastings. photograph
Changing rooms
L-R: Mike Whelan, secretary, Bruce Cowie, vice-chairman, Evan Le Cheminant, chairman, Menzshed Hastings - pictured in their new clubrooms in the old changing rooms at the former Hastings Netball Courts in Sylvan Rd, Hastings.

L-R: Anna Cudby, Central, Etana Luki, All In; Jade Poi, Proactive Hastings High School Old Girls HHSOG, Summer Taylor, Outkasts; Susan Benge, Havelock North, Nichola Heremaia, Otane - Super 6 netball, premier club competition at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier. photograph
Jumping girls
L-R: Anna Cudby, Central, Etana Luki, All In; Jade Poi, Proactive Hastings High School Old Girls HHSOG, Summer Taylor, Outkasts; Susan Benge, Havelock North, Nichola Heremaia, Otane - Super 6 netball, premier club competition at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Moving Pictures

My choice of video from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺

8km McDonald's Walk/run, from Haumoana to Clive, one of four events in The New Hawke's Bay Today Country2Coast. photograph
8km McDonald's Walk/run, from Haumoana to Clive
Four roads lead to Clive
About 650 people took part in today's Hawke's Bay Today Country2Coast, with courses on the Rotary Pathways from Puketapu, Haumoana, Napier and Clive.

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺ 

(including at times, photos for the Napier Courierthe Hastings Leader,
ella Potter, 2, Taradale - Taradale locals and visitors, young and old alike, commemorated Anzac Day at the Taradale Memorial Clock Tower, Taradale, Napier. photograph
Too young to know
Bella Potter, 2, Taradale - Taradale locals and visitors, young and old alike, commemorated Anzac Day at the Taradale Memorial Clock Tower, Taradale, Napier.

Jeff Green, coach, Waitakere Rangers - Indigo Hawks, Bay Hawks vs Super City Rangers, Waitakere Rangers - basketball at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier. photograph
C'mon ref
Jeff Green, coach, Waitakere Rangers - Indigo Hawks, Bay Hawks vs Super City Rangers, Waitakere Rangers - basketball at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier.

Zara Monrad collected a 230g feijoa from a tree at her home in Hastings. photograph
Big is beautiful
Zara Monrad collected a 230g feijoa from a tree at her home in Hastings.

L-R: Andrew Norris, Sophia Roydhouse-Ross, Jess Norris, Amber Roydhouse-Ross were amongst family and friends at the Hawke's Bay Airport, Napier, welcoming home the undefeated Hawke's Bay under-15 girls' hockey invitational Australian tour team who are back from a 12-day competition in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney. photograph
 Welcome home
L-R: Andrew Norris, Sophia Roydhouse-Ross, Jess Norris, Amber Roydhouse-Ross were amongst family and friends at the Hawke's Bay Airport, Napier, welcoming home the undefeated Hawke's Bay under-15 girls' hockey invitational Australian tour team who are back from a 12-day competition in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney.

Saili Fiso, Hastings Giants Boxing Academy, Hastings, preview for a boxing tournament this weekend. photograph
Ready for battle
Saili Fiso, Hastings Giants Boxing Academy, Hastings, preview for a boxing tournament this weekend.

Mitch Ewart, salesman, Rivers to Ranges, a retailer in Hastings, dressed in the Veil range of Hunter's Element brand of digital camoflauge clothing, holding a Remington Versa Max semi-automatic shotgun for a story about duckshooting season which starts next week. photograph
You can't see me
Mitch Ewart, salesman, Rivers to Ranges, a retailer in Hastings, dressed in the Veil range of Hunter's Element brand of digital camoflauge clothing, holding a Remington Versa Max semi-automatic shotgun for a story about duckshooting season which starts next week. 

With ball: Kareem Johnson - Indigo Hawks, Bay Hawks vs Super City Rangers, Waitakere Rangers - basketball at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier. photograph
Getting puffed
With ball: Kareem Johnson - Indigo Hawks, Bay Hawks vs Super City Rangers, Waitakere Rangers - basketball at Pettigrew.Green Arena, Taradale, Napier.

Quinn Fogerty (red), Central Hawke's Bay; Darrius Tregoweth (blue), Feilding - Open 15 years 56kg 3 x 2 minute rounds - Giants Boxing Academy Tournament at Hastings Intermediate School, Hastings. photograph
Blood sport
Quinn Fogerty (red), Central Hawke's Bay; Darrius Tregoweth (blue), Feilding - Open 15 years 56kg 3 x 2 minute rounds - Giants Boxing Academy Tournament at Hastings Intermediate School, Hastings.

With ball: Number 14, Hemi Waerea, MAC - Premier rugby, MAC vs Tamatea, at Ron Giorgi Park, Flaxmere, Hastings. photograph
Hop, skip and a jump
With ball: Number 14, Hemi Waerea, MAC - Premier rugby, MAC vs Tamatea, at Ron Giorgi Park, Flaxmere, Hastings. 

Poasa Naoia (red), Flaxmere; Alastair Young (blue), Hastings - Novice elite 75kg 3 x 2 minute rounds - Giants Boxing Academy Tournament at Hastings Intermediate School, Hastings. photograph
Take that
Poasa Naoia (red), Flaxmere; Alastair Young (blue), Hastings - Novice elite 75kg 3 x 2 minute rounds - Giants Boxing Academy Tournament at Hastings Intermediate School, Hastings.

Solo bikes final from left: Graham Walker, Darrin Wilson, Michael Patey and winner Jason Mckay - Solo bikes compete at Meeanee Speedway, Meeanee, Napier. photograph
Too close for comfort
Solo bikes final from left: Graham Walker, Darrin Wilson, Michael Patey and winner Jason Mckay - Solo bikes compete at Meeanee Speedway, Meeanee, Napier.

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Monday, 2 May 2016

Moving Pictures

My choice of video from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺

L-R: Cousins Sophie Frater, 8, Napier, and Kylah Frater, 5, Hastings, pictured running through Flaxmere Park, Flaxmere, Hastings, will be running the kids' route for the Hawke's Bay Marathon on 14 May 2016.
Family returns favour to Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter
Eight years ago, Napier woman Sheree Yates was rushed to Waikato Hospital by the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. In a couple of weeks, her family will take part in the Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon to raise funds for the service. 

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺ 

(including at times, photos for the Napier Courierthe Hastings Leader,

L-R: Richard Cuthbert, property developer, Triple R Lifestyles, at Central Hawke's Bay District Council, Waipawa, trying to serve High Court documents on mayor Peter Butler. photograph
Confrontation
L-R: Richard Cuthbert, property developer, Triple R Lifestyles, at Central Hawke's Bay District Council, Waipawa, trying to serve High Court documents on mayor Peter Butler.

Police, family, friends and former colleagues at a 20th anniversary memorial service for Constable Glenn McKibbin, at Flaxmere Police Station, Flaxmere, Hastings. Constable McKibbin was shot dead in Flaxmere on 21 April, 1996. photograph
Sombre occasion
Police, family, friends and former colleagues at a 20th anniversary memorial service for Constable Glenn McKibbin, at Flaxmere Police Station, Flaxmere, Hastings. Constable McKibbin was shot dead in Flaxmere on 21 April, 1996.

Lest We Forget: Poppies, soldiers and white crosses form an Anzac Day display at the Kennedy Rd entrance to Onekawa School, Napier.  photograph
They shall not grow old....
Lest We Forget: Poppies, soldiers and white crosses form an Anzac Day display at the Kennedy Rd entrance to Onekawa School, Napier. 

Vincent Andersson, Hastings, 12-14 years 125cc - day one of the three day 2016 New Zealand Junior Motocross Championship, Ngaruroro Raceway, Fernhill, Hastings. photograph
Eating dust
Vincent Andersson, Hastings, 12-14 years 125cc - day one of the three day 2016 New Zealand Junior Motocross Championship, Ngaruroro Raceway, Fernhill, Hastings.

Jim Clayton, 98, Poraiti, Napier, lost his brother Sydney Clayton in WW2, is going to present Taradale Primary School with $100,000 for scholarships. photograph
 Why wait?
Jim Clayton, 98, Poraiti, Napier, lost his brother Sydney Clayton in WW2, is going to present Taradale Primary School with $100,000 for scholarships.

A woman the neighbours identified as "Steve's girfriend" - Police and St John Ambulance attended an incident at a block of flats in Pattison Rd, Hastings. Neighbours identified a man as "Steve, a resident" who had a neck wound, and a woman as "Steve's girlfriend" who had a head wound. Both walked from the property to ambulances to be treated by St John staff. Police took another person away from the property. photograph
In good hands
A woman the neighbours identified as "Steve's girfriend" - Police and St John Ambulance attended an incident at a block of flats in Pattison Rd, Hastings. Neighbours identified a man as "Steve, a resident" who had a neck wound, and a woman as "Steve's girlfriend" who had a head wound. Both walked from the property to ambulances to be treated by St John staff. Police took another person away from the property.

Police removed a person from the property - Police and St John Ambulance attended an incident at a block of flats in Pattison Rd, Hastings. Neighbours identified a man as "Steve, a resident" who had a neck wound, and a woman as "Steve's girlfriend" who had a head wound. Both walked from the property to ambulances to be treated by St John staff. Police took another person away from the property. photograph
No argument
Police removed a person from the property - Police and St John Ambulance attended an incident at a block of flats in Pattison Rd, Hastings. Neighbours identified a man as "Steve, a resident" who had a neck wound, and a woman as "Steve's girlfriend" who had a head wound. Both walked from the property to ambulances to be treated by St John staff. Police took another person away from the property.

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