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Recycle, Recycle, Recycle...
Working towards a sustainable future
Glass takes up valuable space in the landfll and it doesn't
break down. Recycling your glass will make our landfll last
longer, save energy and reduce air and water pollution.
For further information contact the Napier City Council on 835 7579,
or at www.napier.govt.nz Key word: weighbridge
200 Prebensen Drive, Napier. Phone 835 9016
n Drive, N
Email your catch in to
and your sh could be
Catch of the Week
15 Hill Road, Bay View. Phone (06) 836 6298. www.ericksenhonda.co.nz
was RRP $5,115
Pricing shown is RRP incl. GST. All models available in the
range of colours. Not all models are available at all dealerships.
was RRP $12,255
Mudcake: From left, Claudia Stanton, Sou Ah Kiong, Maria Letfus and Rebekah Foster.
off to the
The largest ever contingent of
Hawke's Bay barbershop singers will
compete at a national competition in
Wellington in August.
Seven secondary school groups
and two under-25-year-old quartets
were selected to represent Hawke's
Bay following a recent competition at
Napier Girls' High School.
Girls' quartets: First, Penny
Lane, Napier Girls' High School; sec-
ond, Out of Eden, Hastings Girls'
High School. Boys' quartets: First,
Double BLT, Hastings Boys' High
School; second, Harmonic Recall,
Girls' chorus: First, Hilltop Har-
mony, Napier Girls'; second, Massive
Action, Hastings Girls'.
Boy's chorus: First, Dynamic
Sounds, Hastings Boys'.
Under-25 women: Mudcake.
Under-25 men: Sherlock Tones.
The winner of the double
pass to The Man in Black
is Gray Richards.
Winners of the double
passes to the NZSO's
Russian Soul concert are
E A Macklin, Len
Humphreys and Bridget
Thieves use dark of winter
By SENIOR CONSTABLE
Taradale community constable
The arrival of winter has
brought with it increased
activity by thieves, who use the
cover of darkness to go about
Incidents of stock theft have
escalated over the past several
months resulting in landowners
losing significant stock
There will, however, be a
number of individuals facing
court action in relation to some
of these matters and police will
continue to take a hard line.
This shows the importance of
reporting offences to police as
soon as they are discovered -- as
well as any suspicious activity --
The number of matters involv-
ing Facebook and teenagers con-
tinues to be a problem and I
would ask parents to be very
active around the monitoring of
their child's activities on it.
There can be far-reaching con-
sequences for those involved in
committing offences via com-
puter, that includes threatening
their education and/or future
Lastly, with the colder, wetter
weather, please take more care
when out driving or cycling.
Make good use of your
headlights, even during daylight
I still see a number of drivers
with their park lights on, oddly
enough, when it is half light and
they are even less effective.
Park lights are just that, for
use when parked -- not when
Have a safe week.
Marvels of engineering
String, ping-pong balls, wire,
paper, cellophane and ice cream
sticks were all that teams had to
work with in the annual BP Pri-
mary Schools Technology Chal-
lenge in Napier recently.
Teams were challenged to con-
struct an object from the items
to carry a small container of
fruit juice down a ramp as far as
it could go.
Louisa Mason, Imogen Daysh
and Rosalia Samia from Napier
Central won the event, and their
schoolmates took second and
We were really nervous to
start with,'' says Imogen.
Two days before, we had been
told that we had to make a
vehicle to carry a load. We made
a model at school and followed
that design on the night. It was
really good because it went
straight. When we saw other
people test their design and they
turned to the left or right, we
thought we could get a placing,
but we were thrilled to win.''
The BP technology challenge
was introduced to Napier five
years ago by Napier Central
teacher Sonia Bauerfeind.
School principal Ian Hall says
the popular event outgrew the
school's hall and was shifted to
This year, 63 children in 21
teams from seven schools com-
Lecturers from EIT judged the
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