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Iwi Leader Swaps Corporate Job to Pick Apples

Friday, 6 April 2018, 8:51 am | ATTN

One of Hawke’s Bay’s most influential Iwi leaders has swapped his corporate job to pick apples this week as the industry faces one of the worst labour shortages in recent years. More >>

Hawke’s Bay’s Business Community Supports Cancer Research

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:37 am | ATTN

Hawke’s Bay’s biggest annual charity golf tournament for pioneering cancer treatment specialists the Malaghan Institute, teed off in high spirits last Friday, attracting a capacity field of up to 130 golfers. More >>

Volunteers Working to Distribute Flowers for Daffodil Day

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 9:57 am | ATTN

Thousands of daffodils are flying out the door at the Hawke’s Bay’s Cancer Society, as volunteers and courier drivers work around the clock distributing fresh flowers ahead of Daffodil Day. More >>

Regions Win Battle to Protect Their GM Free Status

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11:42 am | ATTN

Hawke’s Bay exporters, growers and farmers who have worked hard to protect the region’s GM free status are happy the environment minister has backed down from controversial amendments to the RMA that would take away the regions’ right to ... More >>

Preparations Underway to Feed the Masses for Te Matatini

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 4:27 pm | ATTN

Preparations are well underway to feed the thousands of Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival participants descending on Hastings. Te Matatini’s major sponsors, Bostock New Zealand and Mr Apple have donated a huge amount of produce to feed the masses. Bostock ... More >>

New Zealand’s Oldest Ice Cream Turns 90

Monday, 31 October 2016, 9:47 am | ATTN

New Zealand’s oldest ice cream maker and a Hawke’s Bay icon is celebrating 90 years in business. More >>

Dairy Farmers Attract Au Pairs From Across the Globe

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 10:59 am | ATTN

New Zealand dairy farms are becoming home for many au pairs who are heading across the globe to help rural kiwi families.. Taranaki Dairy Farmers Rachel and Murray Perks have two young children and say they used to struggle with the early starts ... More >>

Lawyers Digitalise the Legal Landscape in Hawke¹s Bay

Friday, 17 June 2016, 11:23 am | ATTN

Two female lawyers are digitalising the legal landscape using new technologies and fresh thinking to attract business. More >>

NZ Granny Nannies on the Rise as a Late Career Choice

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 1:33 pm | ATTN

At 74, Yvonne van Der Merwe is in the prime of her newfound career as a Granny Nanny - a job that is on the rise across New Zealand. More >>

Deal ensures wider availability of solar powered water pump

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:35 am | ATTN

Hawke’s Bay innovators Shane Heaton and Gavin Streeter ambitions of using solar power to get water to remote farmland as well as international disaster relief missions has taken a major step forward. More >>

Watershed agreement to end water bans

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 3:01 pm | ATTN

A watershed agreement announced today in Hawke’s Bay could be the start to ending irrigation bans across New Zealand. More >>

Labour Shortage Big Concern for Hawke’s Bay Apple Growers

Friday, 12 February 2016, 4:15 pm | ATTN

A labour shortage across Hawke’s Bay is causing major concerns for Bostock New Zealand Apple Orchard Managers. The Hawke’s Bay grower and New Zealand’s largest exporter of organic apples, held its annual open day this morning to attract workers ... More >>

Solar innovation a relief for drought-stricken farmers

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:58 pm | ATTN

A solar water pump system is helping get much needed water to stock on remote hill country farms and has captured international interest from water-stressed countries. Central Hawke’s Bay electrical and pumping business Isaacs Pumping & Electrical ... More >>

Hatuma Lime Challenges Businesses to Don Their Running Shoes

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:56 pm | ATTN

Hatuma Lime Challenges Businesses to Don Their Running Shoes Hatuma Lime Company staff are clocking up the kilometres as they train for the Hatuma Lime Half Marathon and are challenging other businesses to hit the pavements too. Hatuma Lime Company ... More >>

Bostock New Zealand Nurtures Growth of National Event

Monday, 3 August 2015, 12:50 pm | ATTN

New Zealand’s largest edible gardening show has been given a huge boost with the announcement of a new naming sponsor. Local Hawke’s Bay grower, John Bostock is getting in behind the Bostock New Zealand Edible garden show and aims to grow the ... More >>

Leading New Zealand Grower Rebrands

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:20 pm | ATTN

Leading New Zealand Grower Rebrands One of New Zealand’s leading growers and the largest organic apple producer, BOSTOCK NEW ZEALAND, has launched a new corporate name and brand to reflect the consolidation of the company and the positive growth. ... More >>

Crown appoints Taine Randell to Hawke’s Bay Airport

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 1:42 pm | ATTN

Limited Board Minister for State Owned Enterprises, Hon. Todd McClay today announced its Crown appointment of Hawke’s Bay businessman Taine Randell to the Board of Hawke’s Bay Airport Limited. More >>

Hawke’s Bay economy gets major blast from new food facility

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:49 pm | ATTN

Pictured is a Post harvest technician at the Rockit food packing facility in Havelock North More >>

Kiwis capture “Tea in the City” for Napier Art Deco Weekend

Friday, 13 February 2015, 5:23 pm | ATTN

A morning cup of tea on a rooftop, a busker’s tea break between sets, a team of workmates enjoying smoko and teenagers making social-t connections are all part of how New Zealanders are drinking their tea. More >>

Test launched to test ability of job seeking accountants

Monday, 1 September 2014, 10:18 am | ATTN

An online accountancy technical competency test will go some way to preventing costly recruitment decisions. More >>