Monday, 31 October 2016

Moving Pictures

My choice of video from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today ☺
Just the one video this week (but Boy, did I shoot a lot of stills! ☺ )

Cessna Mustang jet welcomed to Hawke's Bay - Skyline Aviation Ltd and the New Zealand Air Ambulance Service officially launched their new Cessna Mustang jet at the Hawke's Bay Airport in Napier. photograph
Alex McHardy, chief pilot
Skyline Aviation Ltd and the New Zealand Air Ambulance Service officially launched their new Cessna Mustang jet at the Hawke's Bay Airport in Napier.

Tuesday, 25 October 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,

Right: Torp Henry, Taradale, Napier, on Breakwater Rd, near the Napier Port, Napier - Events included 2016 Napier City Pak'nSave Half Marathon, a Half Marathon relay and 10km and Tremains 5km run/walk. photograph
Hot work
Right: Torp Henry, Taradale, Napier, on Breakwater Rd, near the Napier Port, Napier - Events included 2016 Napier City Pak'nSave Half Marathon, a Half Marathon relay and 10km and Tremains 5km run/walk.

L-R: Paige Watson, Lily Hasselman, cousins, on Breakwater Rd, near the Napier Port, Napier - Events included 2016 Napier City Pak'nSave Half Marathon, a Half Marathon relay and 10km and Tremains 5km run/walk. photograph
Still smiling
L-R: Paige Watson, Lily Hasselman, cousins, on Breakwater Rd, near the Napier Port, Napier - Events included 2016 Napier City Pak'nSave Half Marathon, a Half Marathon relay and 10km and Tremains 5km run/walk.

Staff of the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter at the Hawke's Bay Hospital, Hastings unload an injured driver who crashed while competing in the Targa Rally on Crownthorpe Settlement Rd, near Sherenden. photograph
Too fast
Staff of the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter at the Hawke's Bay Hospital, Hastings unload an injured driver who crashed while competing in the Targa Rally on Crownthorpe Settlement Rd, near Sherenden.

Before and after photos of Luke Donnelly, 4, Hastings, who decided to get his cut for the first time. His mother Jo Donnelly donated the hair to Freedom Wigs Ltd, Dunedin. (Before photo supplied) photograph
Little hero
Before and after photos of Luke Donnelly, 4, Hastings, who decided to get his cut for the first time. His mother Jo Donnelly donated the hair to Freedom Wigs Ltd, Dunedin. (Before photo supplied)

Lynlee Aitcheson-Johnson, Hastings, with a glass of water. Story about flouridation, flouride. photograph
Yuk!
Lynlee Aitcheson-Johnson, Hastings, with a glass of water. Story about flouridation, flouride.

L-R: Glenn Inkster, Pukekohe, Spencer Winn, Howick, winner, with their Mitsubishi Evo 8 on the Targa Rally finish line in Napier Rd, Havelock North.  photograph
 Winners
L-R: Glenn Inkster, Pukekohe, Spencer Winn, Howick, winner, with their Mitsubishi Evo 8 on the Targa Rally finish line in Napier Rd, Havelock North. 

Tasting plate at the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings.  photograph
Delicacies
Tasting plate at the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings. 

L-R: Thelma van den Berg, Tim Turvey, Clearview Estate Winery, winner of the ATI Engineering Chardonnay at the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings. photograph
Jubilation
L-R: Thelma van den Berg, Tim Turvey, Clearview Estate Winery, winner of the ATI Engineering Chardonnay at the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings. 

Left: Bob Newton, Newton Forrest Estate, winner of the Langley Twigg Law Provenance Award at the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings. photograph
Gotcha
Left: Bob Newton, Newton Forrest Estate, winner of the Langley Twigg Law Provenance Award at the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings.

Georgia Whitworth with Rauriki Trust Louis, third place, 2016 RAS Parader of the Year class at the Hawke's Bay Show, Royal A and P Show of New Zealand at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings. photograph
Cowgirl
Georgia Whitworth with Rauriki Trust Louis, third place, 2016 RAS Parader of the Year class at the Hawke's Bay Show, Royal A and P Show of New Zealand at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings.

Front: Emma Dunderdale, Waipawa;  Back L-R: Lucy Buchanan, Havelock North, Makayla White, Patoka - waiting for their turn in the showjumping ring at the Hawke's Bay Show, Royal A and P Show of New Zealand at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings. photograph
Ready to go
Front: Emma Dunderdale, Waipawa;  Back L-R: Lucy Buchanan, Havelock North, Makayla White, Patoka - waiting for their turn in the showjumping ring at the Hawke's Bay Show, Royal A and P Show of New Zealand at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Hastings.

Steve Gurney, Coast to Coast Ambassador, instructing a practical skills workshop in rock running and bike bunch riding at Pandora Pond, Napier.  photograph
So passionate
Steve Gurney, Coast to Coast Ambassador, instructing a practical skills workshop in rock running and bike bunch riding at Pandora Pond, Napier. 

Geoff Cridge, Best Forward, Player's Player, Magpies Player of the Year, awarded at a HBRU Hawke's Bay Rugby Union function at East Pier, Napier. photograph
Top dog
Geoff Cridge, Best Forward, Player's Player, Magpies Player of the Year, awarded at a HBRU Hawke's Bay Rugby Union function at East Pier, Napier.

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Monday, 24 October 2016

Moving Pictures

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

Pre-dinner bubbly before the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds in Hastings. photograph
Sipping perfection
Pre-dinner bubbly before the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds in Hastings.

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Tuesday, 18 October 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,

Betty Codlin, 92, victim of a daylight robbery near her home on Avenue Rd West, Hastings. photograph
Bruised
Betty Codlin, 92, victim of a daylight robbery near her home on Avenue Rd West, Hastings.

L-R: Darragh Hughes, Hawke's Bay Wine Company, Hayden Penny, Supernatural Wine Company, Mark Cairns, FruitFed Supplies, Emma Lowe, Monowai Estate, Crownthorpe, Ant Mackenzie, consultant winemaker, tasting chardonnays at a workshop about enhanced maturity wine grapes at Te Awa Estate Winery, SH50, Hastings. photograph
Swirl, sniff, spit
L-R: Darragh Hughes, Hawke's Bay Wine Company, Hayden Penny, Supernatural Wine Company, Mark Cairns, FruitFed Supplies, Emma Lowe, Monowai Estate, Crownthorpe, Ant Mackenzie, consultant winemaker, tasting chardonnays at a workshop about enhanced maturity wine grapes at Te Awa Estate Winery, SH50, Hastings.

Dogs enjoying the warm spring weather at Pakowhai Country Park, Pakowhai, Hastings. photograph
Making friends
Dogs enjoying the warm spring weather at Pakowhai Country Park, Pakowhai, Hastings.

The dam on Te Tua Station, Maraekakaho, owned by Mike Glazebrook - Young Viticulturist Field Day, presentation outlining happenings around the future use of water from the Ngaruroro River and its world heritage status. photograph
Gravity-fed
The dam on Te Tua Station, Maraekakaho, owned by Mike Glazebrook - Young Viticulturist Field Day, presentation outlining happenings around the future use of water from the Ngaruroro River and its world heritage status.

L-R: Leo Vivero, UnisonFibre; Cruz Davies, playing for the police - 4 on 4 street basketball, part of Nui Street Ball, an event for six Maraenui primary schools organised by Maraenui Police in the Maraenui Shopping Centre, Maraenui, Napier. photograph
On the street
L-R: Leo Vivero, UnisonFibre; Cruz Davies, playing for the police - 4 on 4 street basketball, part of Nui Street Ball, an event for six Maraenui primary schools organised by Maraenui Police in the Maraenui Shopping Centre, Maraenui, Napier.

Miracle Laga'aia performing with Flaxmere Primary - Pasifika Festival at Flaxmere Primary School, Flaxmere, Hastings. photograph
Wowing the crowd
Miracle Laga'aia performing with Flaxmere Primary - Pasifika Festival at Flaxmere Primary School, Flaxmere, Hastings.

L-R: Sienna Wall, Brooke Curran, Ella Leary, Havelock North Intermediate School, Havelock North, winners of the intermediate competition - Life Education Healthy Lunchbox Competition run by Life Education Hawke's Bay Trust at EIT Eastern Institute of Technology School of Hospitality, Taradale, Napier. photograph
 Just yum
L-R: Sienna Wall, Brooke Curran, Ella Leary, Havelock North Intermediate School, Havelock North, winners of the intermediate competition - Life Education Healthy Lunchbox Competition run by Life Education Hawke's Bay Trust at EIT Eastern Institute of Technology School of Hospitality, Taradale, Napier.

L-R: Louise Stobart, owner, Birdwoods Gallery; Michelle MacKay, Animal Care Vets, Annie Dundas, general manager, Hawke's Bay Tourism, Alistair Denton, Clive Vets, judges - Birdwoods Great Dog Show, a fundraiser for Hastings and Districts SPCA, at Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock photograph
Brollies at Birdwoods
L-R: Louise Stobart, owner, Birdwoods Gallery; Michelle MacKay, Animal Care Vets, Annie Dundas, general manager, Hawke's Bay Tourism, Alistair Denton, Clive Vets, judges - Birdwoods Great Dog Show, a fundraiser for Hastings and Districts SPCA, at Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North.

Photo op: Pip, a beardy huntaway cross at the Birdwoods Great Dog Show, a fundraiser for Hastings and Districts SPCA, at Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North. photograph
Framed
Photo op: Pip, a beardy huntaway cross at the Birdwoods Great Dog Show, a fundraiser for Hastings and Districts SPCA, at Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North.

With ball: Brad Weber, Hawke's Bay Magpies, rugby vs Bay of Plenty Steamers at McLean Park, Napier. Magpies lost 24-26. photograph
All heart
With ball: Brad Weber, Hawke's Bay Magpies, rugby vs Bay of Plenty Steamers at McLean Park, Napier. Magpies lost 24-26.

Stormy sky after the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby 24-26 loss to Bay of Plenty Steamers at McLean Park, Napier.  photograph
Stormy end
Stormy sky after the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby 24-26 loss to Bay of Plenty Steamers at McLean Park, Napier. 

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Monday, 17 October 2016

Moving Pictures

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

Photo op: Pip, a beardy huntaway cross - Dog show delights - Birdwoods Great Dog Show, a fundraiser for Hastings and Districts SPCA, at Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North. photograph
Photo op: Pip, a beardy huntaway cross
Dog show delights
Birdwoods Great Dog Show, a fundraiser for Hastings and Districts SPCA, at Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North.

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Tuesday, 11 October 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,

A prisoner accepts his certificate and a dictionary, presented by Craig Foss, National MP, Tukituki, after graduating from a Howard League literacy programme at Hawke's Bay Regional Prison, Mangaroa, Hastings. photograph
 Well done
A prisoner accepts his certificate and a dictionary, presented by Craig Foss, National MP, Tukituki, after graduating from a Howard League literacy programme at Hawke's Bay Regional Prison, Mangaroa, Hastings.

Anton Mou, referee, rules no try for Josef James, Napier East - Napier East beat Central Hawke's Bay 17-15, Wakely Shield rugby at Tareha Reserve, Guppy Rd, Taradale, Napier. photograph
No try
Anton Mou, referee, rules no try for Josef James, Napier East - Napier East beat Central Hawke's Bay 17-15, Wakely Shield rugby at Tareha Reserve, Guppy Rd, Taradale, Napier.

Wairoa perform their haka before their game against Hastings West, Wakely Shield rugby at Tareha Reserve, Guppy Rd, Taradale, Napier. photograph
Scary
Wairoa perform their haka before their game against Hastings West, Wakely Shield rugby at Tareha Reserve, Guppy Rd, Taradale, Napier.

Jimmie MacKay, Stacey Mucalo, winners - Hawke's Bay Today Model Search. photograph
Winners
Jimmie MacKay, Stacey Mucalo, winners - Hawke's Bay Today Model Search.

The funeral of Kevin Adie, a firefighter of 34 years and a community worker, at the Hastings Fire Station, Hastings. At the end of the service he was carried away on a vintage trailer pump and Dennis Fire engine for a circuit of the Hawke's Bay Hospital block. photograph
Flick
The funeral of Kevin Adie, a firefighter of 34 years and a community worker, at the Hastings Fire Station, Hastings. At the end of the service he was carried away on a vintage trailer pump and Dennis Fire engine for a circuit of the Hawke's Bay Hospital block.

Lots of children at the Frimley Park Playground, Hastings, in the warm cloudy spring weather, in the school holidays. photograph
Fun times
Lots of children at the Frimley Park Playground, Hastings, in the warm cloudy spring weather, in the school holidays.

Rikki Dewes has just finished his apprenticeship at Atlas Fibrous Plaster Co Ltd, Hastings, and will represent New Zealand in the Crocodile Sign Challenge, at the AWCI Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries Challenge 2016, in Australia. photograph
More than a gib-stopper
Rikki Dewes has just finished his apprenticeship at Atlas Fibrous Plaster Co Ltd, Hastings, and will represent New Zealand in the Crocodile Sign Challenge, at the AWCI Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries Challenge 2016, in Australia.

Matt Garland, Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team, taking part in the Captain's Run at Mclean Park, Napier. photograph
Matt's the Man
Matt Garland, Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team, taking part in the Captain's Run at McLean Park, Napier.

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Monday, 10 October 2016

Moving Pictures

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

Family members speak at the funeral of Kevin Adie, a firefighter of 34 years and a community worker, at the Hastings Fire Station, Hastings. At the end of the service he was carried away on a vintage trailer pump and Dennis Fire engine for a circuit of the Hawke's Bay Hospital block. photograph
Family members speak at the funeral of Kevin Adie, a firefighter of 34 years and a community worker, at the Hastings Fire Station, Hastings.
Firefighter's last ride
The funeral of Kevin Adie, a firefighter of 34 years and a community worker, at the Hastings Fire Station, Hastings. At the end of the service he was carried away on a vintage trailer pump and Dennis Fire engine for a circuit of the Hawke's Bay Hospital.

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Tuesday, 4 October 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,
 and/or the Havelock North Village Press 

Wet pegs on a wet washing line - wet weather, rain forecast for the rest of the week. photograph
Everyone's talking about the weather
Wet pegs on a wet washing line - wet weather, rain forecast for the rest of the week.

L-R: Karinne Newbitt, Havelock North, Pierre Marsters, Havelock North - Walk 2 D'feet MND - motor neurone disease fundraiser at Hawke's Bay Regional Sports Park, Hastings. photograph
Ready to walk
L-R: Karinne Newbitt, Havelock North, Pierre Marsters, Havelock North - Walk 2 D'feet MND - motor neurone disease fundraiser at Hawke's Bay Regional Sports Park, Hastings.


L-R: Winner best-dressed possum by Alee Paterson; entrant best-dressed hare by Lucia Taylor - Tiki/Onga Children's Hunting Competition, organised by the Tiko/Onga Hunting and Fishing Club, prizegiving at Tikokino Country Hotel, aka Sawyers Arms Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay, one of the events in the Central Hawke's Bay Spring Fling. photograph
Dressing the pests
L-R: Winner best-dressed possum by Alee Paterson; entrant best-dressed hare by Lucia Taylor - Tiki/Onga Children's Hunting Competition, organised by the Tiko/Onga Hunting and Fishing Club, prizegiving at Tikokino Country Hotel, aka Sawyers Arms Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay, one of the events in the Central Hawke's Bay Spring Fling.


L-R: Jade Fitness, 5, Pete Julian (Poppa), Zac Fitness, 7, Haumoana, all wearing camo clothing - Tiki/Onga Children's Hunting Competition, organised by the Tiko/Onga Hunting and Fishing Club, prizegiving at Tikokino Country Hotel, aka Sawyers Arms Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay, one of the events in the Central Hawke's Bay Spring Fling. photograph
Serious shooters
L-R: Jade Fitness, 5, Pete Julian (Poppa), Zac Fitness, 7, Haumoana, all wearing camo clothing - Tiki/Onga Children's Hunting Competition, organised by the Tiko/Onga Hunting and Fishing Club, prizegiving at Tikokino Country Hotel, aka Sawyers Arms Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay, one of the events in the Central Hawke's Bay Spring Fling.


L-R: Lucy Strong, 5, Arnold Trowbridge, 4, cousins, out for a walk with Marco the Dog, on Gloucester St, Napier, in very light rain, drizzle, weather. photograph
Delightful duo
L-R: Lucy Strong, 5, Arnold Trowbridge, 4, cousins, out for a walk with Marco the Dog, on Gloucester St, Napier, in very light rain, drizzle, weather.


Misty rain over SH2, Awatoto, Napier, weather. photograph
TV weather
Misty rain over SH2, Awatoto, Napier, weather.


Brjhaun Mason, 12, Napier, with Nanook, a female bearded dragon, a lizard, held by Vanessa Kotze, volunteer, at Animal Keepers, a school holiday programme at the National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier. photograph
Close-up
Brjhaun Mason, 12, Napier, with Nanook, a female bearded dragon, a lizard, held by Vanessa Kotze, volunteer, at Animal Keepers, a school holiday programme at the National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier.


Anti-dam sign, Te Aute Hill, SH2, Te Aute, Central Hawke's Bay. Dam wrong, #StopRuataniwha, Greenpeace. Near a Paula Fern for Ruataniwha ward, Central Hawke's Bay District Council election hoarding. photograph
Poo on tap
Anti-dam sign, Te Aute Hill, SH2, Te Aute, Central Hawke's Bay. Dam wrong, #StopRuataniwha, Greenpeace. Near a Paula Fern for Ruataniwha ward, Central Hawke's Bay District Council election hoarding.


With ball: Kingshouse Tauplua, captain, Napier - Napier beat Hastings West 21-5, Ross Shield, Rugby Park, Dannevirke. photograph
Sideline supporters
With ball: Kingshouse Tauplua, captain, Napier - Napier beat Hastings West 21-5, Ross Shield, Rugby Park, Dannevirke.


Centre with hat: Jehmial Ross scored a try, Napier - Napier beat Hastings West 21-5, Ross Shield, Rugby Park, Dannevirke. photograph
 Celebration time
Centre with hat: Jehmial Ross scored a try, Napier - Napier beat Hastings West 21-5, Ross Shield, Rugby Park, Dannevirke.


With ball: Jovian Cleal, Napier - Napier beat Hastings West 21-5, Ross Shield, Rugby Park, Dannevirke. photograph
Boys in black
With ball: Jovian Cleal, Napier - Napier beat Hastings West 21-5, Ross Shield, Rugby Park, Dannevirke.


L-R: Greer Webster, Otane; Marty Shanahan, Marty the Backyard Cook, New World - PKU cooking class at EIT Eastern Institute of Technology, Taradale, Napier, run by Starship Foundation. photograph
Cheeky chef
L-R: Greer Webster, Otane; Marty Shanahan, Marty the Backyard Cook, New World - PKU cooking class at EIT Eastern Institute of Technology, Taradale, Napier, run by Starship Foundation.


Raymond van Rijk, chef, Vertical Catering, preparing Israeli couscous for this weekend's Livamol Classic Raceday at Hawke's Bay Racing, Hastings Racecourse, Hastings. photograph
Cooking couscous
Raymond van Rijk, chef, Vertical Catering, preparing Israeli couscous for this weekend's Livamol Classic Raceday at Hawke's Bay Racing, Hastings Racecourse, Hastings.


A bird with angel wing - Liv Flynn from Hawke's Bay Bird and Wildlife Rescue, Napier, and staff from Napier and Districts SPCA caught swans and ducks at Anderson Park, Napier, made sick after eating too much bread. photograph
Distorted
A bird with angel wing - Liv Flynn from Hawke's Bay Bird and Wildlife Rescue, Napier, and staff from Napier and Districts SPCA caught swans and ducks at Anderson Park, Napier, made sick after eating too much bread.


L-R: Liv Flynn; Joy Walker, senior animal attendant - Liv Flynn from Hawke's Bay Bird and Wildlife Rescue, Napier, and staff from Napier and Districts SPCA caught swans and ducks at Anderson Park, Napier, made sick after eating too much bread. photograph
Joy on the job
L-R: Liv Flynn; Joy Walker, senior animal attendant - Liv Flynn from Hawke's Bay Bird and Wildlife Rescue, Napier, and staff from Napier and Districts SPCA caught swans and ducks at Anderson Park, Napier, made sick after eating too much bread.


Jenny Ryan, owner, Takaro Trails, Napier, winner of the supreme award at the Hawke's Bay Tourism  Industry Awards. photograph
Winning wheels
Jenny Ryan, owner, Takaro Trails, Napier, winner of the supreme award at the Hawke's Bay Tourism  Industry Awards.


L-R: Tim Mordaunt, principal of Property Brokers Ltd, Palmerston North; Paul Whitaker, regional manager Hawke's Bay, official opening of the new Property Brokers building in St Aubyn St West, Hastings. photograph
Ribbon cutting
L-R: Tim Mordaunt, principal of Property Brokers Ltd, Palmerston North; Paul Whitaker, regional manager Hawke's Bay, official opening of the new Property Brokers building in St Aubyn St West, Hastings.

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Monday, 3 October 2016

Moving Pictures

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

Phil Brodie, wine judge, judging the new Provenance class - Judging for the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards started this week at EIT in Taradale. Now in their 16th year they are the oldest regional wine awards in New Zealand. photograph
Phil Brodie, wine judge, judging the new Provenance class
HB Wine Awards get underway
Judging for the Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards started this week at EIT in Taradale. Now in their 16th year they are the oldest regional wine awards in New Zealand.

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