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Loyalty marked at Kerikeri Retirement Village

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:19 am | Duenorth

Six staff members at Kerikeri Retirement Village have marked significant long service milestones. Registered nurse Robyn Rihari, senior healthcare assistant Lillian Urrutia and healthcare assistant Mary Elliott and have all passed the 15 year mark, while ... More >>

Waipapa exporter wins $30k business development grant

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:31 am | Duenorth

ecobeings Ltd of Waipapa is the recipient of the second $30,000 grant of 2015 from the Top Energy Business Development Fund. The money will help the company to buy a soap and powder manufacturing process line, enabling it to set up a factory, hire ... More >>

Conservation Trust invests further in Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 8:32 am | Duenorth

The Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust is taking the first steps towards establishing a second sanctuary on its property in the Maungataniwha Native Forest. The $60,000 project has received a $25,000 grant from the Department of Conservation and aims ... More >>

Marina extension project ready to roll

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 1:44 pm | Duenorth

The contract to build the second stage of the Bay of Islands Marina has been awarded to Total Marine Services, a New Zealand company with a branch in Opua. The $10 million project includes the land-based civil works associated with the expanded marina. ... More >>

Major boost for Bay of Islands marine services ‘hub’ at Opua

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 1:41 pm | Duenorth

Bay of Islands custom boat-builder Bluefix Boatworks is to merge with Ashby’s Boatyard in Opua and move its operation from Kerikeri to new, state-of-the art boat-building and paint shop facilities to be erected on Ashby’s premises. The company will shift ... More >>

Rachel Hunter welcomes budget cash for kiwi

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 10:48 am | Duenorth

Kiwi icon Rachel Hunter has welcomed the government’s decision to allocate more than $11 million for kiwi conservation efforts in this year’s budget. Ms Hunter, who is Patron of Hawke’s Bay-based Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust (FLRT), said ... More >>

Kaitaia medical pioneer wins $30k business development grant

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9:22 am | Duenorth

Navilluso Medical Ltd (NML) of Kaitaia is the recipient of the first $30,000 grant of 2015 from the Top Energy Business Development Fund. The money will help the company to develop a remote diagnosis and treatment facility for rural communities across ... More >>

Kiwi count points to progress

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 9:57 am | Duenorth

The first baseline kiwi population survey ever conducted in the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust’s sanctuary in the Maungataniwha Native Forest has yielded an average call rate of 2.6 an hour. This is high by Hawke’s Bay standards and compares ... More >>

Major Mangamuka electricity repair job completed

Monday, 16 March 2015, 2:00 pm | Duenorth

Top Energy has completed successfully a $550,000 major engineering and repair project in the Mangamukas, averting the risk of a tower collapse that could potentially have disrupted power supplies to Kaitaia and surrounding districts for weeks. More >>

Bush-goers asked to report sightings of endangered plant

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 11:00 am | Duenorth

Hunters, anglers, trampers and rafters are being asked to keep their eyes out while in the bush this spring for one of our most striking native plants, the critically endangered Kakabeak. Any sightings of the flamboyant plant, which is typically found ... More >>




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